Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers manager Ally McCoist has added Aberdeen's 18-year-old winger Ryan Fraser to his transfer wish-list, although the Ibrox club cannot register a player over 18 in the next two transfer windows because of its transfer embargo.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says he would one day like to take charge of a club in England's top flight. (Various)

Hearts' majority shareholder Vladimir Romanov calls the threat by HMRC to wind up the club if it did not pay its tax "draconian" but insists he won't allow the Tynecastle outfit to go under while he is in charge. (The Sun, Daily Record)

Celtic right-back Adam Matthews describes club captain Scott Brown as the "soul of the team". (Various)

Rangers striker Andy Little calls on the club's hierarchy to find a place for club legend John Greig, back at Ibrox on Saturday to celebrate the club's 140th anniversary. (Daily Express)

Dundee manager Barry Smith slams referee Willie Collum for his interpretation of the advantage rule in his side's 3-0 derby defeat by Dundee United. (Various)

Dundee United midfielder Willo Flood admits his deflected strike for the third goal in the Tayside derby will not go down as a classic. (Daily Mail)

Hamilton manager Billy Reid promises his team will play more open football against Dumbarton in their Scottish Cup fourth-round tie on Monday than in their matches against Partick Thistle and Morton. (Various)


Glasgow golfer Scott Jamieson admits he was nervous going into the play-off at the Nelson Mandela Championship, which he won to secure his first European Tour title.

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David Peacock, Darren Burnett and Graeme Archer won gold for Scotland in the men's triples at the World Outdoor Bowls Championship in Adelaide. (The Herald)