Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers manager Ally McCoist plans to sign three strikers - former Hearts men Kevin Kyle and Craig Beattie, plus out-of-contract St Johnstone forward Francisco Sandaza.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Lee Wallace's decision to stay at Rangers will likely cost him his Scotland place, with coach Craig Levein poised to recall Southampton left-back Danny Fox for next week's friendly against Australia.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Rangers assistant manger Kenny McDowall has urged international defenders Carlos Bocanegra and Dorin Goian to decide sooner rather than later if they want to remain with the club in Division Three.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Rangers-supporting Queen's Park captain Ricky Little boasted on his Facebook page that he is likely to injure Rangers players like Kirk Broadfoot and Ian Black in Division Three this season but has now removed the comments.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Twice-bankrupt Jim Park - a friend of shamed Rangers owner Craig Whyte - has been hired as a consultant by Rangers' new owners to find investors in the new club.

Full story: The Sun

Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels says there must be a second tier of the Scottish Premier League established next season, with Rangers playing in it as the Ibrox club should be competing against "professional people" and not "part-timers such as Albion Rovers and Stranraer".

Full story: Sunday Mail

Celtic's Kelvin Wilson could be on his way to Ipswich Town is a £250,000 transfer after the former Nottingham Forest defender made only 15 first-team appearances last season.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Celtic captain Scott Brown is an injury doubt for Wednesday's Champions League qualifier second leg away to HJK Helsinki but could take an injection on a troublesome hip problem.

Full story: The Sun

Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster has likened HJK Helsinki's artificial surface, where the Scottish champions will perform on Wednesday, to playing in a car park.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Craig Thomson, exiled from Hearts after admitting to online chats with underage girls, has returned to Tynecastle following his loan spell with Lithuanian club Suduva and still has a year left on his contract.

Full story: The Sun

Wolves are poised to hand Marian Kello a contract after the former Hearts goalkeeper kept a clean sheet in a Friday friendly and could start the season in place of injured Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey.

Full story: Scotland on Sunday

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray says watching Katherine Grainger take a gold medal at London 2012 after three silvers in previous Olympics helped inspire him on his way to semi-final victories in the men's singles and mixed doubles.

Full story: Sunday Express

The organisers of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are considering moving the showcase triathlon event to prevent athletes being poised or infected during the open-air swim because of persistent worries about the quality of water at Strathclyde Loch.

Full story: Sunday Herald

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