Scottish Gossip: Celtic treble, Izaguirre heartache, Hibs red card appeal

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic need to win the domestic treble to atone for the hurt of a miserable run in Europe, says defender Jozo Simunovic. (Mail on Sunday)

"He was like a brother to me," says Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre of international team-mate Arnold Peralta, the former Rangers player murdered in Honduras. (Sun)

Celtic boss Ronny Deila would not swap Kieran Tierney for any other player and insists the teenage left-back is already worth millions. (Various)

"I think the club needs a change," said Ian Murray after resigning at St Mirren, after just six months as manager. (Various)

Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs is confident of keeping Liam Henderson on loan beyond January, despite parent club Celtic suffering injuries in the midfield department. (Sun)

And Stubbs says Hibs will lodge an appeal against the first-half red card shown to John McGinn in yesterday's 1-1 draw with Falkirk. (Various)

Ross County assistant manager Billy Dodds is unsure if the revamped League Cup will be a crowd pleaser but says changing the format is "a gamble worth taking". (Sunday Herald)

OTHER GOSSIP

Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons was furious after yesterday's mauling at London Irish, describing the defensive effort as the worst of the season. (Various)

"The team did all the hard work and I was just there finishing," said Glasgow's 18st winger Taquele Naiyaravoro after his hat-trick in the 43-6 win over Scarlets. (Various)