Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic striker Anthony Stokes was injured in training yesterday and will not travel for Thursday's Europa League tie against Atletico Madrid. (Sun)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has assured veteran skipper David Weir that he will play a key role for the Ibrox side this season. (Daily Express)

Rangers director Dave King is fly in from South Africa to meet under-pressure owner Craig Whyte to discuss the Ibrox club's financial situation. (Daily Mail)

Controversial Sion president Christian Constantin wants Uefa president jailed for failing to reinstate his side at Celtic's expense in the Europa League. (Various)

Atletico Madrid defender Alvaro Dominguez has boasted that beating Celtic will be easy. (Sun)

Aberdeen target Rory Fallon insists money is not the main factor in his decision on whether to move to Pittodrie. (Sun)

Dundee United striker Jon Daly hopes to make his comeback from injury against Inverness at the weekend. (Various)

Dunfermline defender Kevin Rutkiewicz has been ruled out for another month with a muscle tear. (Daily Express)

Rangers midfielder aims to silence his critics among the Ibrox faithful with a good showing against Celtic on Sunday. (Daily Record)

Hibs boss Colin Calderwood believes loan signing Leigh Griffiths can help spark his misfiring side's attack. (Various)

Mehdi Taouil is eyeing a regular starting place at Hearts now that his injury worries are behind him. (Various)

Dutch referee Kevin Blom has been nominated for Euro 2012 despite his Hampden horror show in the Scotland v Czech Republic game. (Various)

Craig Thomson will referee Sunday's first Old Firm clash of the season. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Donald Trump wants his new £750m Aberdeen golf resort to host the Ryder Cup. (Sun)