Wednesday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


St Mirren chairman Stewart Gilmour is warning he will consider taking legal action against any club officials who suggest he voted against the Scottish Premier League plans to help Third Division champions Rangers. (Various)

Gilmour, while defending St Mirren's stance and angered by the all-or-nothing approach to the proposals at the Hampden meeting, wants the clubs to get together again to have further discussions. (Various)

And the Buddies' chairman says the fans of rival clubs have been getting in touch with him to offer support. (Daily Mail)

As Scottish First Division clubs plan to gather on Monday for talks on what to do next, Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson warns them that the idea of a so-called "SPL2" has no chance of becoming reality. (The Scotsman)

Ross County manager Derek Adams says there are "a lot of people within the football industry" who did not think the proposed 12-12-18 league model was the right way forward for Scottish football. (Daily Mail)

St Johnstone chairman Steve Brown insists Ross County's Richard Brittain will still be moving to the Perth club in the summer - despite the player hoping his pre-contract agreement could be terminated due to personal reasons. (Daily Mail)

Should the move collapse, County boss Adams maintains he will not pay a penny to St Johnstone to take the player "back" to Dingwall. (Daily Record)

Celtic full-back Mikael Lustig reveals he suffered heart palpitations during his team's 4-3 win over Dundee United at Hampden on Sunday. (The Sun)

Bulgarian wide player Aleksandar Tonev claims he will turn down a move to Serie A from Lech Poznan if Celtic can offer him the chance of playing in the Champions League. (Daily Record)

Scotland fans are to get 2,800 tickets for the match in Croatia in June. (Daily Record)


Edinburgh Rugby's new managing director, David Davies, says talks have been held with potential candidates as far away as the southern hemisphere, as well as the incumbents Stevie Scott and Duncan Hodge about becoming the capital's new coach. (The Scotsman)