Wednesday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Scotland's top two clubs would lose £1m under the SPL's proposed reconstruction plans. (Various)

Rangers chairman Malcolm Murray has been asked to leave his post over concerns about his suitability for the role. (Daily Mail)

Former Celtic striker Mark Viduka has revealed he left the club in 2000 because he had never heard of incoming manager Martin O'Neill. (Daily Record)

The Foundation of Hearts group has put its bid to buy the club on hold, seeking transparency on the club's finances. (Daily Express)

Former Hibernian player Danny Galbraith, released by the club last month, has signed for Irish side Limerick. (Various)

Ross County chairman Roy MacGregor admits he has begun to 'dream' of a top-six finish, but maintains the club's aim remains 11th. (Daily Mail)

Dunfermline chairman John Yorkston believes today's share issue launch will provide a fresh start for the cash-strapped club. (Various)

Scotland goalkeeper Allan McGregor has urged Besiktas supporters not to boo him after being blamed by fans for poor results. (Herald)

Spanish side Real Valladolid have ruled out a deal for Scotland cap Kevin Thomson, released by Middlesbrough in January. (Sun)


Assistant coach Duncan Hodge has warned Scotland to beware an injury-hit Ireland ahead of their Six Nations clash. (Times)

Australian golfer Geoff Ogilvy has described changes to the Old Course at St Andrews as akin to altering the Sistine Chapel. (Scotsman)

Scottish golfer Paul Lawrie has put in so much practice ahead of the WGC Matchplay event that he has given himself backache. (Daily Express)

Scottish 800m runner Guy Learmonth is out to prove selectors who omitted him from the UK indoor squad wrong, by breaking Seb Coe's longstanding under-23 record. (Daily Mail)