Sunday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic manager Neil Lennon hopes the first round of fixtures after the Scottish Premier League split lands his side with a home match. Lennon's side need only a point to clinch the title and the manager wants to the chance celebrate a championship victory at Celtic Park.

And Lennon has refuted claims that winning the league will be devalued due to Rangers' absence from the top flight.

Full story: Sunday Mailexternal-link

Meanwhile, the Celtic boss expects his former manager Martin O'Neill to bounce back after being sacked by Sunderland.

Full story: The Scotsmanexternal-link

Blackpool midfielder Barry Ferguson
Ferguson, 35, is currently playing with Blackpool

Former Rangers and Scotland midfielder Barry Ferguson has emerged as a favourite to become manager of Hamilton.

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Honduran midfielder Arnold Peralta, available on a free transfer, has revealed he is close to joining Rangers.

Full story: The Sunexternal-link

Rangers chief executive Charles Green and manager Ally McCoist have assured fans they are united in their attempts to rebuild the Ibrox side following revelations last week that former owner Craig Whyte may go to court to prove he still has ownership of the club.

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Whyte allegedly paid cash into the account of the mother of an advisor to Green to mask his role in the Green's purchase of Rangers' assets.

Full story: The Sunexternal-link

Meanwhile, McCoist has warned Green he will vacate the manager's post if he does not get the right backing.

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Scotsman Ryan Mania celebrated his first Grand National win in fairly conservative fashion on Saturday, exclaiming: "I can't go too mad - I'm riding at Hexham tomorrow!"

Full story: The Sunexternal-link