Saturday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers chief executive Charles Green reveals that he has written to Prime Minister David Cameron to explore the possibility of the Glasgow side playing their league football outside Scotland. (Various)

Responding to comments by former Rangers owner Craig Whyte that he sleeps "very soundly", despite his role in the club's major problems, manager Ally McCoist says it is "not a pleasure the vast majority of people at this club have enjoyed over the last year". (Various)

Former Celtic defender Jackie McNamara says taking his Dundee United side to Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon will be one of his proudest moments. (Various)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says that, even with hindsight, he would pick Efe Ambrose again to face Juventus - the player was at fault for two of the Italians' goals in the 3-0 defeat and missed a great chance to score with a header. (The Sun, Daily Record)

Motherwell stars Michael Higdon and Nicky Law urge the club's board to find the cash to sign James McFadden, who has been training with his former club. (The Sun)

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown plays down the booing that was heard from the home fans after the Dons beat Dundee at Pittodrie on Friday night. (Various)

Former Dundee United manager Peter Houston insists his only regret is not bringing further Scottish Cup success to Tannadice. (Daily Record)

Ex-Hearts striker Gary Glen reveals that one of the reasons he is enjoying his time at Ross County is because he knows he will be paid on time, allowing him to concentrate on his football. (Daily Mail)

Rangers defender Chris Hegarty, on signing a two-year deal with the Ibrox club, says he was fitting windows last summer for £50 a day. (The Sun)


Former Scotland rugby head coach Andy Robinson has agreed to join Bristol, the great rivals of his former club Bath. (The Scotsman)

After their ninth defeat on the trot, a 17-16 loss at home to Cardiff, Edinburgh head coach Michael Bradley says "our attitude was excellent but our execution was poor". (The Scotsman)