Sunday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers chief Charles Green's position is in the balance after the club's board decided to hold an independent inquiry into his links to disgraced former owner Craig Whyte.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Charles Green has four weeks to save his job as Rangers' chief executive after the club's board launched an investigation into the Englishman and business partner Imran Ahmad.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Charles Green could be removed as chief executive by a vote within Rangers' board despite him being the biggest single shareholder with 7.8%.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell says the SPL will leave it up to the Scottish Football League clubs to decide which of the two bottom divisions Rangers will play in next season should a new 12-12-18 structure find favour in votes by the two league bodies this week. (The Sun)

TV companies are excited at the prospect of a revamped Scottish league structure, according to Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell. (The Sun)

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell says he will speak directly to Roy MacGregor if necessary should that be needed to persuade the Ross County chairman to vote "yes" in Monday's vote by the Scottish Premier League clubs when they consider a proposal to restructure the nation's league to divisions of 12-12-18.

Full story: Scotland On Sunday

Former Rangers manager Walter Smith, now a non-executive director, says no amount of reconstruction will improve Scottish football without a big cash injection and a return of the Ibrox club to the top flight.

Full story: Sunday Herald

Hibernian striker Leigh Griffiths reveals that the Edinburgh side's comeback from 3-0 down at half-time to beat Falkirk in their Scottish Cup semi-final was sparked by a dressing-room brawl.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Falkirk striker Lyle Taylor, who has scored 27 goals this season, says he blew the chance to bury Hibernian in the Scottish Cup semi-final by missing two great chances, one when the Bairns were 3-0 ahead and then in the final seconds after the Edinburgh side had come back to lead 4-3. (Sunday Mail)

Clyde chairman John Alexander says the club's fans must vote on Saturday in favour of a move to a new stadium in East Kilbride or decay at their present home in Cumbernauld. (Sunday Mail)

OTHER GOSSIP

Rising star Ross Murdoch confirmed his burgeoning talent when he beat Olympian Craig Benson in the 100m breaststroke at the Scottish Gas National Age Group Championship at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh. (Sunday Herald)

Top Stories