Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic make a move to sign Manchester City's Wayne Bridge on loan to cover for injured left-back Emilio Izaguirre. (Sunday Mail)

Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, tells Scottish fans to stop drooling over the English Premier League and concentrate on the game in Scotland. (Sunday Mail)

Hearts defender Danny Grainger urges his team-mates to dust themselves down from the mauling by Tottenham Hotspur and focus on qualifying for Europe next season. (Sunday Mail)

Team-mate Ryan Stevenson believes Spurs would win the Scottish Premier League by 20 or 30 points every year if they played in Scotland. (Sunday Herald)

After a poor start to the season, Inverness CT manager Terry Butcher says he has faith that things will turn around for his team. (Sunday Herald)

Rangers' chief operating officer Ali Russell reveals the club is in talks with broadcaster Fox Soccer now that Americans Carlos Bocanegra and Alejandro Bedoya have joined Maurice Edu at Ibrox. (Sunday Mail)

Rangers coach Ian Durrant admits that the stress levels are increasing for manager Ally McCoist. (Sunday Mail)

Motherwell striker Jamie Murphy, rumoured to be a signing target for several English clubs, says his team-mates at Fir Park joke with him at training in the mornings: "Are you still here?" (Scotland on Sunday)

Colin Calderwood's future as Hibernian manager may be decided by the outcome of the Edinburgh derby at Tynecastle next Sunday. (Sunday Times)


In the wake of Scotland's 23-12 win over Italy, Azzurri coach Nick Mallett feels Andy Robinson's team have improved and that they should be happy with their preparations for the World Cup in New Zealand. (Sunday Herald)

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