Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Paul Murray will today go public with the details of his Blue Knights takeover proposals which he believes can rescue Rangers. (Various)

Motoring tycoon Douglas Park and London-based duo John Bennett and Scott Murdoch are backing the Blue Knights. (Daily Record)

A share issue will give fans a stake in the club under Murray's plan. (Daily Record)

Ticketus, a partner in Murray's plan, face the possibility of a legal battle with Rangers' administrators. (Daily Mail)

Dundee United midfielder Scott Robertson expects an apology from team-mate Robbie Neilson, who was sent off during the Scottish Cup defeat to Celtic. (Various)

Joe Ledley revealed that it took a half-time rollicking from manager Neil Lennon to get Celtic going at Tannadice. (Sun)

Northern Ireland aim to snatch Kilmarnock teenager Matt Kennedy away from Scotland. (Sun)

USA midfielder Alejandro Bedoya wants to stay at Rangers despite failing to make an impact and the club defaulting on the final instalment of his transfer fee. (Daily Record)

Scotland forward Chris Maguire has joined Portsmouth on loan from Derby. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

WBO world lightweight champion Ricky Burns wants to make his next title defence at a Scottish football ground. (Daily Record)

Centre Graeme Morrison insists Scotland's dismal Six Nations form is just "a bump in the road" on the journey to success. (Daily Mail)

Coach Sean Lineen says the Glasgow players are shocked at the decision to replace him with Gregor Townsend. (Herald)

Saltires batsman Fraser Watts has been banned for tomorrow's T20 World Cup qualifier with Kenya after an on-field bust-up with UAE captain Khurram Khan on Friday. (Scotsman)

Scotland's women, skipped by Hannah Fleming, won the World Junior Curling Championship in Sweden yesterday. (Scotsman)

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