Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

A leading European protest group, Football Against Racism in Europe, are behind the report which could see Rangers fans banned by Uefa. (Sun)

Rangers manager Walter Smith hoped the signing of Catholic striker Maurice Johnston would deal a fatal blow to the club's bigotry problem. (Various)

Celtic assistant boss Johan Mjallby has urged the club's players to forget talk of becoming legends as the SPL title race looks set to go down to the wire. (Various)

St Mirren boss Danny Lennon wants his squad to further ease their relegation fears and dent Celtic's title hopes in the process by winning their league clash at Celtic Park. (Daily Record)

Hamilton manager Billy Reid believes the relegation-threatened club have a new talented crop of young players coming through who are capable of shining in the First Division, should Accies fail to beat the drop. (Herald)

Directors at Second Division outfit Livingston pumped £1m of their own money into the club to keep it afloat. (Sun)

Inverness CT manager Terry Butcher says Kilmarnock midfielder Alexei Eremenko should be in the running for Scotland's player of the year award. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Former US Masters champion Sandy Lyle missed the cut at Augusta following a second-round 80 but fellow Scot booked his spot for the weekend with a 69. (Various)