Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic winger James Forrest believes Celtic are so strong their reserves would be good enough to go for domestic and European glory. (Sun)

Forrest says former Celt Aiden McGeady and the Luzhniki Stadium's plastic pitch are his club's major concerns ahead of the Champions league clash. (Various)

However, Spartak forward Diniyar Bilyaletdinov has vowed to rip Everton manager David Moyes' former club Celtic to pieces to prove him wrong for ditching the Russian from Goodison Park. (Daily Record)

However, the Glasgow side's fans could face problems for their match away to Barcelona later this month, as stadium staff plan to strike over low pay. (Various)

Former Celtic midfielder Evander Sno is recovering after suffering a second heart attack on the pitch. (Various)

Rangers youngster Lewis MacLeod insists the players should be taking flak, not manager Ally McCoist, after another away-day flop at Forres Mechanics. (Daily Record)

Motherwell midfielder Keith Lasley fears Celtic will 'steamroller' other teams en route to the SPL title after losing 2-0 to the Parkhead side. (Mail)

Peterhead manager Jim McInally apologised to fans after calling their Scottish Cup defeat by Deveronvale the worst he had ever been involved in. (Express)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scots golfer Paul Lawrie cruised to the best individual score as Europe overturned a 10-6 deficit to win the Ryder Cup. (Star)

Scotland's hosting of the 2014 tournament at Gleneagles is projected to be worth £100m to the Scottish economy. (Scotsman)

US Open champion Andy Murray has vowed to end the season on a high by defending his Japan Open title. (Various)

Boxing promoter Frank Warren is pushing for WBO champion Ricky Burns to be installed as the prestigious Ring Magazine champion. (Express)

Kingussie have won shinty's Sutherland Cup, two months after losing the final, after the match was replayed due to opponents Newtonmore fielding an ineligible player the first time around. (Scotsman)

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