Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Wolves striker Steven Fletcher maintains he does want to play for Scotland and says that he does not think he ever made himself unavailable. (Sunday Mail)

Former Rangers centre-half Craig Paterson believes Dorin Goian and Carlos Bocanegra have shown they are a strong enough defensive pairing to face Celtic in Sunday's Old Firm derby. (Scotland on Sunday)

Ki Sung-Yueng will take any penalty that comes Celtic's way at Ibrox. (Sunday Mail)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist says he and Celtic boss Neil Lennon are "like pussycats" compared to what goes on in some other sports, like rugby or ice hockey. (Scotland on Sunday)

McCoist reveals he went to his first Old Firm game when he was 10 and got into trouble when he got home and his parents found out. (Sunday Herald)

Dundee United legend Jim McLean, who had a stand named after him at Tannadice on Saturday, believes fans are being asked to pay too much for too little entertainment. (Sunday Mail)

Hearts' Ryan McGowan, ahead of his trip to Ayr's Somerset Park this week, would like to see terracing areas in Scotland's top grounds. (Sunday Mail)

The Dutch FA say injury was the reason referee Kevin Blom missed two matches recently, not mental stress from the criticism that came his way after his penalty decisions in Scotland's match against the Czech Republic. (Sunday Mail)


Scotland's Nathan Hines says his entire focus is on playing Argentina in Pool B in the World Cup, not the match against England. (Scotland on Sunday)

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