Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Elgin City director Martyn Hunter, also the club's safety officer, says he is embarrassed by the "greed and stupidity" that allowed too many tickets to be sold for the Moray club's match against Rangers, leading to its postponement. (Daily Record)

Los Angeles-based side Chivas USA are angry that Celtic are lining up signing talks with their striker Juan Agudelo now that he has impressed while training with the Scottish club. Chivas say the player is not for sale. (The Sun, Daily Express)

Celtic star Charlie Mulgrew feels the club's fans have a right to criticise the team after their patchy performances in the Scottish Premier League - but he reckons the bust-up between manager Neil Lennon and fans is a sign of their passion. (Various)

The Celtic board will not allow Lennon to leave the club over his touchline argument with fans during the defeat by Inverness Caledonian Thistle. (Daily Express)

Rangers could sign 17-year-old Russian striker Sergey Kundik, who has been training at their Murray Park complex. He signed a three-year deal with Real Madrid last summer, then went on trial to Reading in September. (The Sun)

Kilmarnock will appeal the red card shown to their captain Manuel Pascali on Saturday. (Daily Express, Daily Mail)

Aberdeen legend Willie Miller hails the impact of summer signing Niall McGinn, who has scored eight goals in 14 games for the Dons. (The Sun)

Motherwell are set to offer manager Stuart McCall and assistant Kenny Black new deals in the next few weeks to take them beyond the end of their contracts next summer. (The Sun)

Hearts defender Andy Webster says some of the Tynecastle players have bought shares in the club. (Daily Express)


Scotland lock Richie Gray admits the players will have to live with the fact that they cost head coach Andy Robinson his job. (The Sun)

Former Scotland head coach Jim Telfer believes Scottish Rugby can still attract a big name to replace Robinson, despite the slip to 12th in the world rankings following the loss to Tonga. (Daily Mail)