Saturday's Scottish Gossip
SCOTTISH CUP FINAL GOSSIP
A calf knock has placed Leigh Griffiths' Scottish Cup final participation in doubt but Hibernian are confident the striker will be fit to face Celtic on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Hibs captain James McPake says missing the Hampden showpiece is worse than the disappointment of losing last season's final 5-1 against Hearts. (Daily Record)
Skipper Scott Brown has given an insight into the Celtic dressing room by revealing Adam Matthews is a Justin Bieber fan, Kelvin Wilson is the squad's "Zoolander, Celtic's own male model" while Charlie Mulgrew is the "team prankster". (Daily Record)
Referee Willie Collum will fulfil a long-held ambition when he officiates this year's Scottish Cup final.
Motherwelll may not lose manager Stuart McCall to Sheffield United with the 48-year-old harbouring concerns about the English League One club's financial set-up.
The Scottish Football Association's annual accounts have revealed that chief executive Stewart Regan received a £33,000 pay rise in 2012.
Scottish Premier League and First Division clubs will meet on Monday to discuss bringing the second tier sides under the same banner as the top flight, leaving 20 clubs in the Scottish Football League. (Daily Express)
Scotland coach Gordon Strachan has left the door open for Celtic forward Kris Commons to reverse his decision to retire from international football.
Rangers have held signing talks with Murray Davidson about a possible move to Ibrox, with Aberdeen and English clubs also keen on the St Johnstone midfielder, who is coming to the end of his contract. (Various)
Richard Brittain, who spent this season with Ross County, is expected to report for pre-season training with St Johnstone after being unable to cancel the pre-contract agreement he made with the Perth club. (Various)
Andy Murray is back training on grass as he seeks to be fit for tennis's third Grand Slam of the year, Wimbledon, after injury forced the Australian Open finalist to withdraw from the upcoming French Open.