Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers forward Steven Naismith will become the first high-profile case to come before the Scottish Football Association's fast-track disciplinary system when they assess footage of him clashing with Dunfermline's Austin McCann, an incident missed by ref Iain Brines on Saturday. (Daily Mail)

Naismith's club manager, Ally McCoist, is unhappy that the person who will decide if the player is guilty of intentionally striking McCann with his elbow will be allowed to remain anonymous. (The Sun)

Pars goalkeeper Paul Gallacher describes Rangers' Steven Davis as "the best player in the country". (Daily Mail)

Aberdeen's Kari Arnason blasts his team-mates for a lack of hunger and defends manager Craig Brown after another defeat at the weekend. (The Herald)

Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley was left "badly shaken" after being involved in an incident with three men outside a Glasgow city centre night club. (The Sun)

Hibs captain Ian Murray insists his team must "stop shooting themselves in the foot" as the Leith side chase their first home win the Scottish Premier League in seven months. (The Scotsman)

Scotland full-back Alan Hutton says the last straw at Spurs was when he was made to train with the youth players before his move to Aston Villa. (The Sun)

Celtic's Europa League opponents Udinese have only one fit striker for their game in Glasgow on Thursday - Antonio Di Natale - according to their coach Francesco Guidolin. (Daily Record)

Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay reveals he would love to take charge of the Scotland national team at some point. (Daily Record)


Max Evans thinks Scotland should "throw the kitchen sink at England" when the teams meet in the crucial World Cup match on Saturday. (Daily Mail)

For Rory Lawson, Scotland's captain in the 13-12 defeat by Argentina, the do-or-die game against England is "about going out with the right attitude and doing it". (The Herald)

Paul Di Resta describes his sixth-place finish in the Singapore Grand Prix as his best ever. (The Sun)