Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic striker Gary Hooper will seek a move away from Glasgow at the end of the season. (Sunday Mail)

Dundee United's Peter Houston is a contender for the managerial vacancy at Blackpool. (Sunday Mail)

Manager Ally McCoist floats the idea of Rangers one day playing two teams - one in an English league, with a "feeder side" left in Scotland. (Sun)

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawell admits his club are still seeking an exit strategy from Scotland while backing plans for league reconstruction at home. (Sunday Mail)

President Campbell Ogilvie says the Scottish FA are won't oppose a cross-border move for the Old Firm, if the proposal is right for all of domestic football. (Various)

There are at least four dissenting voices among SPL clubs on the issue of league reconstruction, according to St Mirren chairman Stewart Gilmour and Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson. (Sunday Mail)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon wants a longer look at Australian trialist Tom Rogic and says the midfielder would be a steal at £400,000. (Various)

Ross County are close to a deal for Greek left-back Evangelos Ikonomou after landing Andre Hainault and Ivan Sproule. (Sun)

Hibs have told midfielder David Wotherspoon they would like to offer him a new contract, with the midfielder's deal set to expire in the summer. (Various)

St Johnstone midfielder Jamie Adamas has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a back injury. (Sun)

Injured Dundee skipper Stephen O'Donnell has revealed he is suffering from a form of inflammatory arthritis. (Various)

Defender Gavin Gunning reckons Dundee United can salvage a stuttering season by finishing second in the SPL. (Sunday Mail)

The SFA are to press ahead with plans to make Glasgow a host city for the 2020 European Championship. (Various)


Temporary Scotland forwards coach has settled on Greig Laidlaw and Ruaridh Jackson as his preferred half-back pairing for the Six Nations. (Sunday Herald)