Scottish Gossip: Scotland, Georgia, Strachan, Euro 2016

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Gordon Strachan insists Scotland can still qualify for the Euro 2016 finals despite suffering defeat in Georgia. (Various)

Defender Charlie Mulgrew accepts Scotland "weren't good enough" in Tbilisi but believes there is still plenty to play for in Group D.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Striker Leigh Griffiths has pleaded with Gordon Strachan to start against Germany at Hampden on Monday as Scotland seek to save their Euro 2016 campaign. (Various)

Celtic's new defensive signing Jozo Simunovic will be a success in Scotland's top flight once he toughens up, according to Croatian legend Joe Simunic.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Mark Warburton, aiming to become the first Rangers manager to win his first nine games in charge, says the passion of supporters in Scotland is different from England.

"We sense the club is primed and ready," he said.

Full story: Daily Record

Ronny Deila should consider playing two strikers in light of Celtic's Champions League exit, according to former Celtic striker Chris Sutton.

Full story: Daily Record

Sir Alex Ferguson admits his hard-line disciplinary approach with players may have cost Manchester United silverware. (Various)

Gordon Strachan is confident his Scotland players will be determined to atone for the Euro 2016 defeat by Georgia when they face world champions Germany at Hampden next week. (Various)

Former Rangers striker Jon Daly will relish the chance to feature at Ibrox when he lines up for Raith Rovers in the Championship this afternoon. "It'll be nice to go back and play in front of a massive crowd," he said. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter says facing France in Paris gives his side the opportunity to fine tune ahead of their opening game of the World Cup against Japan. (Various)

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