Monday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


St Mirren striker Steven Thompson says his goal in the 3-2 Scottish League Cup semi-final win against Celtic was one of the best moments of his life. (Various)

Dundee United have held talks with Falkirk boss Steven Pressley and Partick manager Jackie McNamara over the upcoming vacancy at Tannadice.

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Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley insists the players have no excuses after St Mirren dashed their hopes of a domestic Treble this season. (Various)

Steven Thompson celebrates his goal in St Mirren's Scottish League Cup semi-final win against Celtic
Steven Thompson: "One of the best moments of my life"

Rangers supporters are prepared to boycott every club in Scotland should the Ibrox outfit be stripped of titles. (Sun)

"Buzzing" Hearts midfielder Jason Holt has praised his team-mates for reaching the Scottish League Cup final and is relishing the Hampden clash against St Mirren. (Express)

Inverness CT captain Richie Foran insists the side will overcome their Scottish League Cup semi-final disappointment and reflect instead on an impressive season so far. (Herald)

Dundee boss Barry Smith praised his players for a clean sheet in the draw with Kilmarnock but has urged them to sharpen up in the final third. (Various)


Exhausted Andy Murray has urged Australian Open chiefs to improve their scheduling following his defeat by Novak Djokovic in the Melbourne final. (Various)

Scotland's most capped player Chris Paterson has urged the Scots to use England's adopted Swing Low Sweet Chariot as added motivation in next weekend's Six Nations opener at Twickenham. (Daily Mail)