Scottish Gossip: Scotland, Strachan, Andy Murray

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan is impressed by the debuts of John McGinn and Kieran Tierney after the 1-0 win over Denmark. (Various)

And Strachan says Scotland will "definitely get better" following the successful double-header against Denmark and Czech Republic. (Various)

Hibernian midfielder John McGinn was named man-of-the-match against the Danes but thinks the accolade should have gone to goalkeeper Craig Gordon. (Various)

And McGinn admits he struggled to fit in a pre-match nap due to the excitement of making his international bow. (Various)

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko claims a challenge from Liam Bridcutt could have broken his leg during last night's friendly at Hampden. (Various)

The SFA printed off the wrong teamsheets for yesterday's match, with John McGinn and Shaun Maloney among the substitutes. (Various)

Celtic midfielders should be aiming for 10 goals a season, says Callum McGregor, who has scored six so far this term. (Daily Mail)

Ross County duo Liam Boyce and Jackson Irvine are set for a spell on the sidelines, with the striker suffering a hand fracture for the second time this season and the midfielder sustaining ankle ligament damage. (Press & Journal)

St Johnstone defender Steven Anderson has been ruled out for at least four weeks after damaging his hamstring in a training ground slip. (The Courier)

Dundee are interested in St Mirren midfielder Stephen Mallan, who has scored 11 goals this season. (The Courier)

Rangers manager Mark Warburton reveals that he has heard from Sir Clive Woodward and former SAS soldier Floyd Woodrow, among others, while completing his Pro Licence coaching course. (Various)

Scotland U21 boss Ricky Sbragia has not given up hope of finishing in the runners-up spot in Euro 2017 qualifying, with his side four points behind Iceland - the nearest challengers to leaders France. (Various)

Ally Roy, 18, has set his sights on regular first team appearances after the striker earned a one-year contract extension with Hearts. (Various)

Raith Rovers striker Mark Stewart was taken to hospital with a suspected broken ankle after blocking a shot in training. (Daily Mail)

Dunfermline will need to wait another five weeks to get their hands on the League One trophy they secured at the weekend. (Various)

David Moyes is the leading contender to take over at Aston Villa following the departure of manager Remi Garde. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray explains that coach Amelie Mauresmo was sitting apart from the rest of his backroom team at the Miami Open to improve his focus on the court. (Various)

Russell Knox says he would love to play with fellow Scot Sandy Lyle at Augusta next month when he makes his Masters debut. (Sun)

Scotland opening batsman George Munsey will train with Northamptonshire while playing for club side Oxford this summer. (Scotsman)

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