Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic manager Neil Lennon admitted a mixture of emotions following the 2-1 defeat by Barcelona in the Champions League. (Various)

Kelvin Wilson believes Celtic team-mate and goalkeeper Fraser Forster is "world class" following his heroics in the Nou Camp. (Sun)

SPL voting reform will finally be decided next month following protracted talks. (Sun)

Ally McCoist insists he does not care if Rangers win the Third Division title by a single point this season, as long as they secure the championship. (Various)

And McCoist has urged the SPL not to punish Hearts players for the Tynecastle club's late payment of wages. (Express)

Dundee United boss Peter Houston has tipped Stuart Armstrong to become the next big hit at Tannadice. (Various)

Former Rangers midfielder Alex Rae is in the frame to fill the managerial vacancy at First Division Dumbarton. (Record)

Aberdeen blocked a change to the SPL voting structure to protect the club's interests over the future shape of the top flight. (Express)

Falkirk boss Steven Pressley
Falkirk aim to retain manager Steven Pressley amid speculation over the Burnley vacancy

Former Rangers midfielder Barry Ferguson could leave Blackpool to join former club Birmingham City on loan. (Express)

Hearts boss John McGlynn insists the ongoing wage problems at the Edinburgh club will not harm the squad's fighting spirit. (Mail)

Anna Signeul has backed her Scotland side to upset Spain and win their Euro 2013 play-off after a 1-1 draw in the first leg. (Various)

Falkirk have vowed to see off interest in Bairns boss Steven Pressley, with speculation linking him with the Burnley vacancy. (Various)

Kenny Shiels is targeting a first Kilmarnock victory at Celtic Park since December 1955 when the sides meet on Saturday. (Various)

Referee Alan Muir will take charge of Sunday's SFL encounter when Clyde face Rangers in a league game for the first time since 1975. (Record)


Scotland rugby head coach Andy Robinson names his squad later for the St Andrews training camp and the first autumn Test against New Zealand. (Various)