Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Kilmarnock League Cup winner Liam Kelly is left distraught after his father died of a suspected heart attack just after watching his son help the Ayrshire team beat Celtic at Hampden. (Various)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon tells referee Willie Collum that he has cost his team a potential treble after he decided not to award Anthony Stokes a penalty for a challenge by Michael Nelson in injury-time at Hampden. (Various)

Stokes insists that he did not dive, as Collum thought, and claims that Nelson admitted he had caught him. (The Sun)

Man of the match Cammy Bell, the Killie keeper, says he would gladly swap his winner's medal to have Liam Kelly's father well again. (The Sun, Daily Record)

Former Kilmarnock and Hearts manager Jim Jefferies is considering taking on the Dunfermline job following Jim McIntyre's sacking. (Daily Express)

Russell Anderson could make his comeback for Aberdeen in a friendly against Peterhead on Tuesday. (The Sun)

Hearts striker Craig Beattie believes the performance of his team-mates in their derby win over Hibernian on Sunday shows they are fully committed to the club despite not being paid their March wages in full. (Daily Express)

Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty will resume training this week after his absence through a hamstring injury and could be in Ally McCoist's squad to face Celtic at Ibrox next Sunday. (The Sun)

St Johnstone goalscorer Francisco Sandaza claims he "owes so much" to the Perth club but would nevertheless consider a move in the summer if it would earn him a lot of money. (Daily Mail, Daily Express)


Paul di Resta was pleased to have won a point for Sahara Force India at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne but says it is clear that his team has "a lot of work to do" in the coming season. (The Sun)