Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Stokes, Rangers, Windass

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Manager Ronny Deila has issued a stark warning to his players about the use of social media after striker Anthony Stokes was suspended for two weeks following tweets he posted.(Herald)external-link

And Stokes still has a future at Celtic, insists Deila. (Daily Mail)external-link

But former Celtic striker Chris Sutton has urged Celtic to admit they no longer want the 27-year-old Republic of Ireland forward.(Daily Record)external-link

Celtic forward Anthony Stokes in action against Dundee United
Stokes has played just twice for Celtic so far this season

Deila took exception to a question over the consistency of Celtic's disciplinary measures by saying: "Do you think you can get through to a group if you are unfair? How can I look the players in the eyes if I am unfair?" (Scotsman)external-link

The Norwegian manager insists Stokes' suspension was not just for his Twitter comments, with Deila explaining: "There have been some issues in the past".(The National)external-link

Rangers are expected to complete a deal to sign Accrington Stanley forward Josh Windass. (Sun)external-link

Goalkeeper Wes Foderingham insists Rangers manager Mark Warburton, recently linked with Fulham, would not have been able to sell his Ibrox project to any of the English players he signed during the summer if there was any chance of him leaving the club prematurely.(Herald)external-link

Accrington Stanley forward Josh Windass
Windass has been linked with a move to Rangers

Foderingham believes Rangers will have to get used to Warburton being linked with other clubs. (Daily Express)external-link

Shareholder and former Rangers chairman Malcolm Murray has refused to back the current Ibrox board in their bid to allow new shares to outside investors.(Daily Record)external-link

Jon Daly is eager to put one over on former club Rangers on Saturday before finally hanging up his boots, with the Raith Rovers forward due to take up at a coaching role at Hearts next month. (Daily Record)external-link


Glasgow Warriors scrum-half Mike Blair will become the first rugby union player to play with a microphone sewn into his kit in Saturday's Pro12 match against Leinster.(Herald)external-link

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