Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Christophe Berra claims Dutch referee Kevin Bloom swore at him before denying the Scotland defender a penalty and booking him for diving in the 2-2 draw with the Czech Republic at Hampden. (Various)

Czech Republic forward Jan Rezek claims he felt a touch from Danny Wilson and that it "was not a big fall, a dive" to earn his side a penalty in the 2-2 draw with Scotland. (Mail on Sunday)

Scotland defender Danny Wilson says he did not touch Jan Rezek as the Czech Republic substitute earned a penalty in the 2-2 draw with Scotland. (Various)

Former Hibernian and Kilmarnock manager Bobby Williamson will make history today if his Uganda side avoid defeat in Angola as they will reach their first African Cup of Nations finals in 34 years. (Scotland on Sunday)

New Scottish Football Association performance director Mark Wotte has earmarked Uruguay, World Cup semi-finalists and Copa America winners, as the blueprint for success. (Mail on Sunday)

Striker James Beattie is set to return to Sheffield United after being freed by Rangers. (Daily Star Sunday)

OTHER GOSSIP

Plans for Glasgow Warriors to leave Firhill and play their home games at Scotstoun Stadium in the west end of the city are at an advanced stage. (Scotland on Sunday)

Judy Murray has warned off son Andy's adoring female fans that he is already taken, in reference to the tennis star's girlfriend, Kim Sears. (Sunday Mail)

The Edinburgh Festival is embarking on a major drive to capitalise on London's Olympic Games by positioning the city as the cultural destination for the huge influx of visitors who will arrive in the UK for next year's world sporting event. (Sunday Herald)

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