Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Ross County chairman Roy McGregor fears that current league reconstruction plans in Scottish football will cost clubs heavily because it could lead to supporters opting not to purchase season tickets. (The Scotsman)

Dunfermline have insisted the club has yet to be issued with a winding up order from HMRC over £129,000 in unpaid tax and VAT. (The Star)

Meanwhile, Sir Alex Ferguson has promised to send a full-strength Manchester United squad to East End Park in the summer for a friendly with the cash-strapped Pars if the club lasts that long. (The Mail)

Falkirk are set to hold talks with former Rangers captain Davie Weir over the vacant manager's position. (The Star)

Former Falkirk hero Russell Latapy has also thrown his hat into the ring for the top job at the club. (The Record)

The SFA will not introduce goal-line technology for next season due to the prohibitive costs, despite a clear 'goal' by Leigh Griffiths in Sunday's Edinburgh derby being disallowed. (The Star)

St Mirren manager Danny Lennon has confirmed his interest in Estonian international winder Sander Puri, who could make his debut in Sunday's League Cup final at Hampden. (The Scotsman)

Aberdeen defender Clark Robertson faces two weeks out for assessment of an ankle injury sustained against Motherwell on Saturday. (The Scotsman)

PFA Scotland chief executive Fraser Wishart has revealed that the players' union talked the Dunfermline squad out of going on strike earlier this month. (The Scotsman, The Herald)

Dundee have sent Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager Terry Butcher a bill for £200 after he put a hole in the Dens Park away dugout at Saturday's match. (The Express)

St Mirren hope they will receive more tickets for the League Cup final after discussions with the Scottish Football League. (The Record)

Scotland keeper Allan McGregor has been handed the all-clear after suffering a suspected wrist break while playing with his club Besiktas. (The Record)