Monday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Striker Leigh Griffiths - who fired a hat-trick to put Hibs in the last four of the Scottish Cup - says they are determined to purge the memory of last season's defeat in the final by winning it in May. (Various)

And the in-form hitman hopes his purple patch will result in a Scotland call-up for this month's World Cup qualifying double header against Wales and Serbia. (Various)

Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo has tipped Celtic's Victor Wanyama to clinch a "big-money move" in the summer. (Record)

Celtic forward Anthony Stokes hopes an impressive display against Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday will see him rewarded with a new contract. (Various)

Former Hull City boss Phil Brown has thrown his hat into the ring to succeed John McGlynn at Hearts. (Sun)

Falkirk striker Lyle Taylor blasted Hamilton's Jonathan Page for the two-footed challenge that saw the defender receive his marching orders in Saturday's Scottish Cup tie at New Douglas Park. (Express)

Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic has told Celtic they have no chance of overturning the 3-0 deficit when they meet on Wednesday in the second leg of their Champions League tie. (Express)

Aggrieved Dundee manager John Brown feels a mistake by the assistant referee cost his side a replay in their Scottish Cup quarter final against city rivals United. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

World champion Ricky Burns's WBO lightweight title defence against Miguel Vasquez at Wembley on 16 March has been called off. (Sun)

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