Friday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers chief executive Charles Green has come under pressure after the club's shirt sponsors complained about alleged racist remarks by him. (Daily Record)

Scottish Premier League chief Neil Doncaster has insisted their league reconstruction plan can't be tweaked ahead of a vote on Monday. (Daily Express)

Scottish FA performance director Mark Wotte has warned Celtic boss Neil Lennon to check his facts after criticising the SFA's youth set-up. (Various)

Celtic striker Miku will return to Spanish side Getafe at the end of his loan admitting it 'hasn't worked out' for him at Parkhead. (Sun)

Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon wants league reconstruction talks to be delayed to allow managers to prepare for next season. (Times)

Hibs legend Pat Stanton has told the club's players to leave the club if they can't beat Falkirk to reach the Scottish Cup final. (Sun)

St Johnstone and Ross County have failed in a bid to reschedule their first post-split SPL match. (Scotsman)

Saints chairman Steve Brown fears some SFL clubs with an anit-SPL agenda will derail reconstruction plans. (Daily Express)

Partick Thistle's Aaron Muirhead has been banned for an extra two matches after being sent off in the Challenge Cup final. (Various)

Falkirk's Craig Sibbald has admitted that he had to look up new manager Gary Holt online as he had never heard of the former Scotland cap. (Scotsman)

Rangers chief executive Charles Green faces two charges of bringing the game into disrepute over racist language and over a radio interview in April. (Scotsman)

Former Spanish referee Antonio Lopez Nieto has insisted Scotland's Craig Thomson got decisions wrong in Malaga's Champions League exit because there is 'no pressure' in Scottish football. (Herald)


Scottish golfer Paul Lawrie was irked his son was not allowed to play in a 'fun' par 3 contest at the Masters - while Rory McIlroy's girlfriend, tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, was. (Various)

Glasgow Warriors face doubts over whether home ground Scotstoun could host the Pro12 final as they close in on a place in the latter stages of the competition. (Herald)

Alex Pratt, former captain of Watsonians women's team, will become the first female referee in the history of the Melrose Sevens on Saturday. (Scotsman)

Former world super-featherweight champion Alex Arthur has given a strong hint that he is set to quit boxing. (Various)