Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers defender Sasa Papac fears he will be among the first players axed at Ibrox by administrators Duff and Phelps. (Various)

Gary Caldwell will be honoured to captain Scotland against Slovenia but insists Darren Fletcher, who is sidelined with a bowel condition, remains the national side's leader. (Record)

Rangers striker David Healy aims to realise a lifetime ambition to star for Northern Ireland at a major finals by securing qualification for the 2014 World Cup. (Various)

Celtic will revive their interest in Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Raul Fernandez in the summer. (Various)

Motherwell midfielder Omar Daley believes manager Stuart McCall is destined for big things in the game. (Sun)

Former Rangers youth coach Alan Kernaghan has defended Murray Park following criticism of the club's production line of talent. (Sun)

Doubt surrounds the Celtic future of defender Daniel Majstorovic after his cruciate ligament injury while on international duty with Sweden. (Various)

Falkirk have begun contract talks with manager Steven Pressley to fend off interest from other clubs. (Herald)

Australian international Matt McKay believes he failed to make an impact at Rangers because manager Ally McCoist never rated him as a player. (Express)


Andy Murray laboured to victory over German qualifier Michael Berrer at the Dubai Championships without coach Ivan Lendl, who remained in Florida. (Various)