Saturday's Scottish gossip

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

English-based businessman Richard Skellett is considering a bid to take control of Hibernian. (Daily Mail)

Everton's former Celtic midfielder Aiden McGeady says the Merseyside derby lacks the "hatred" of its Old Firm equivalent. (Sun)

Hamilton player-boss Alex Neil insists the club's current crop of teenagers are more talented than their multi-million pound predecessors - James McCarthy and James McArthur. (Various)

Celtic assistant manager John Collins is backing Tommy Craig to be a success as manager of St Mirren, saying he was the best coach he worked with as a player in Scotland. (Various)

Striker Josh Magennis is determined to repay the faith of Kilmarnock manager Allan Johnstone with more goals. (Various)

Rangers boss Ally McCoist has hit out at Alan Stubbs as his Hibs counterpart called for a "strong" referee for Monday's Championship match at Ibrox. (Various)

Scotland's women will return to Tynecastle for the home leg of their 2015 World Cup play-off semi-final on 25 October. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

US golfer Bubba Watson said he was surprised at how quiet the first day of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles turned out to be. (Daily Express)