Thursday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Manager Ally McCoist has urged Rangers fans to back Bill Miller if the American succeeds with his £11m bid for the club. (Various)

Norwich are set to hijack Celtic's interest in Nottingham Forest midfielder Garath McCleary. (Daily Record)

Ross County hope to snap up midfielder Mark Fotheringham, who has been at Livingston and Dundee this season. (Various)

Hearts and Hibs will receive a small additional allocation of tickets for the Scottish Cup final, having already received 20,000 each. (Scotsman)

St Johnstone forward Derek Riordan will supporting his old team Hibs in the Scottish Cup final, even it means the Perth club missing out on Europe. (Various)

Reaching the Champions League qualifiers is "beyond the wildest dreams" of Motherwell fans, according to striker Michael Higdon. (Various)

Manager Paul Hartley has signed a new two-year contract with Alloa after winning promotion to the Second Division. (Daily Mail)

Queen of the South are determined to remain full-time despite dropping down to the Second Division. (Herald)


Paul Lawrie will reject the chance to play in the US Open to concentrate on gathering Ryder Cup points in European Tour events. (Various)

Former world champion Scott Harrison has been given the green light to go ahead with his comeback fight next month by the British Boxing Board of Control. (Various)