Friday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers owner Craig Whyte has been ordered to Hampden to meet the Scottish Football Association next week for a pre-case hearing after his lawyers successfully argued for an extension on Thursday's deadline to prepare their case against charges of bringing the game into disrepute. (Daily Record)

Brian Kennedy, whose bid for Rangers was kicked out on Thursday, could team up with Paul Murray's Blue Knights to oust Craig Whyte. (Daily Record)

Kennedy pulled out of the bid to buy Rangers after rejecting a plea by the administrators to increase his offer. (Daily Mail)

Rangers Supporters Trust spokesman Mark Dingwall says Craig Whyte should save him and his family further embarrassment by handing over his shares to the club's administrators. (Daily Record)

Aberdeen defender Mark Reynolds intends to leave the club in the summer and head to England again. (Daily Mail)

Former Celtic midfielder Chris Millar hopes to upset his old team by helping St Johnstone to a win at Celtic Park on Sunday. (Daily Express)

Former Rangers manager Walter Smith dismisses talk of the Scottish Premier League title being "tainted" by his old team's 10-point penalty for administration, saying Celtic deserve their imminent championship win. (Various)

Rangers' administrators welcome ex-chief executive Martin Bain's decision to drop his £900,000 claim against the club. (The Scotsman)


Andy Murray is beginning to reap the benefits of working with coach Ivan Lendl. (Daily Mail)