Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Top SPL clubs could pull the plug on televised games by Sky and ESPN at a crunch meeting next month due to a "break clause" in the current contract. (The Mail)

Chief executive Neil Doncaster will forge ahead with plans for SPL TV even after Portsmouth pub landlady Karen Murphy's court ruling about televised English Premier League matches threatened to leave game facing it's biggest cash crisis. (The Record)

Former SPL chief executive Roger Mitchell says the landmark ruling on televised matches could be the first step towards the Old Firm competing in a European super league. (The Herald)

Celtic skipper Scott Brown is devastated that he'll be out of action for up to 10 weeks due to ankle surgery. (The Record)

Meanwhile, Celtic defender Daniel Majstorovic insists he's at the top of his game after being dropped for the recent Old Firm derby. (The Record)

Liechtenstein manager Hans-Peter Zuagg believes his patchwork side has no chance against Scotland in their Euro 2012 qualifier on Saturday. (The Record)

St Johnstone chief exectuve Geoff Brown admits it will be difficult to keep manager Derek McInnes at McDiarmid Park if Bristol City make him an offer. (The Record)

The SFA are begging the Tartan Army not to boo the Liechtenstein national anthem, sung to the tune of God Save The Queen, when the sides meet on Saturday. (The Sun)

Motherwell manager Stuart McCall insists his side has no chance of splitting the Old Firm this season. (The Express)