Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Ally McCoist plays down the gap between Rangers and chasers Motherwell and Celtic at the top of the Scottish Premier League, insisting his team were focused solely on beating Hibs on Saturday. (Sunday Herald)

McCoist regrets the imminent international break as he is keen for Rangers to maintain their momentum in the SPL. (Sunday Mail)

The Scottish Football Association asks Scotland fans not to jeer the Liechtenstein national anthem on Saturday when the teams meet - the anthem has the same tune as God Save The Queen. (Sunday Mail)

Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton feels manager Gordon Strachan drove him out of the club in 2006. (Sunday Mail)

Celtic defender Mark Wilson says going to Tynecastle is almost like going to Ibrox. (Sunday Herald)

Scottish Premier League chief executive Neil Doncaster says the fate of Friday night football, which was tried out last week with games at Pittodrie and Firhill, will come down to the fans. (Sunday Mail)

OTHER GOSSIP

John Barclay reveals that he left his World Cup medal lying in the changing room after the defeat by England - "I don't particularly want to remember this," he said. (Scotland on Sunday)

Former Scotland international Craig Chalmers says the national team's inability to get over the line for a try was their downfall at the Rugby World Cup. (Sunday Herald)

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