Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Billionaire Mike Ashley is holding talks with Rangers chief executive Charles Green about buying a 10% stake in the Ibrox club.

Celtic striker Gary Hooper believes progressing to the group stage of the Champions League would give Scottish football a massive boost. (Various)

Rangers boss Ally McCoist admits he was a bag of nerves ahead of his side's first competitive home match of the season - the 4-0 League Cup win over East Fife. (Various)

Finland coach Mixu Paatelainen has backed his countrymen in the Helsinki side to shock Celtic and beat them in tonight's Champions League qualifier. (Various)

Former Hibs striker Garry O'Connor apologised to fans after being sent off on his debut for Russian outfit Tom Tomsk. (Sun)

Former St Johnstone forward Fran Sandaza says he has realised his dream by signing for Rangers. (Various)


Scottish 800m runner Lynsey Sharp has been told she has nothing to prove ahead of her Olympics bow. (Various)