Sunday's Scottish gossip

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Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says the team's performance in the first hour of their 1-0 win over Georgia was the best of his reign. (Various)

Celtic and Scotland skipper Scott Brown jokes that it was the first time he has been cheered by the home fans at Ibrox, home of Rangers. (Various)

Georgia manager Temuri Ketsbaia admits his team were well off the pace against Scotland, whose players, he notes, almost all play in the Premier League in England, "the best league in the world". (Various)

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee is confident his defenders can keep out Polish striker Robert Lewandowski when the teams meet in Warsaw on Tuesday evening. (Various)

Scotland midfielder James Morrison says it was a big psychological lift to get the team's first Euro 2016 qualifying Group D points on the board. (Scottish Sun on Sunday)

Belgium captain Vincent Kompany describes Celtic's Jason Denayer as "one of the most talented defenders out there". (Scottish Sun on Sunday)

Scottish referee Willie Collum showed 11 yellow cards in the 1-1 draw between Romania and Hungary. (Sunday Mail)

Aston Villa and Scotland defender Alan Hutton says "there's a bit of good cop, bad cop" about Paul Lambert and Roy Keane, his club's management team. (Sunday Mail)

Hamilton player-manager Alex Neil argues that Celtic and Rangers draw young players away from his club but all too often fail to play them and their development suffers. (Scotland on Sunday)


Glasgow Warriors officials may make a complaint about what they think was a choke tackle on Mark Bennett in the defeat by Ulster on Saturday. (Sunday Herald)