Thursday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Malcolm Murray's tenure as Rangers chairman could come to an end today after the club's directors asked him to step down. (The Herald)

Wales are set to snub Rangers chief executive Charles Green's offer to train at Murray Park ahead of next month's World Cup showdown. (The Sun)

Jimmy Calderwood insists he would be happy to talk to Dundee about their vacant managerial position following the departure of Barry Smith earlier this week.

Meanwhile, Dundee believe their season is not over yet according to chief executive Scot Gardiner. (The Scotsman)

Celtic are running the rule over the Portuguese winger Andre Carvalhas who has netted seven goals this season in the Segunda Liga. (The Express)

Aberdeen manager Craig Brown insists he did everything in his power to attract James McFadden to Pittodrie before the forward secured a deal with Motherwell. (The Express)

Kilmarnock skipper Manuel Pascali's season is over after discovering he faces a hamstring operation and five months on the sidelines. (The Daily Record)

Glasgow City FC plan to lobby for a place in an expanded English League because they feel women's football isn't moving quickly enough in Scotland. (The Scotsman)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon believes his players won't get the recognition they deserve for winning a second successive championship title because people will say "Rangers weren't there". (The Scotsman)

Andy Driver insists he can leave Hearts with his head held high after winning the Scottish Cup last year. (The Scotsman)

Meanwhile, Hearts' fragile financial position could be exacerbated by a £6.8m floating charge against the club as the fall out from Ukio Bankas collapse continues. (The Herald)