Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Former Northern Ireland international Steve Lomas is the front-runner to succeed Derek McInnes as St Johnstone manager. (Various)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has urged his players to forget speculation concerning Rangers going into administration and focus on winning the SPL title for the first time in four years. (Various)

Inverness CT boss Terry Butcher says he has faced similar problems to his Celtic counterpart Neil Lennon in terms of having to chop and change an unsettled defence this season. (Daily Record)

Peter Houston has 90 minutes to convince the Dundee United board he is still the man to steer the club through their current turbulent spell. (Sun)

Derek Riordan's spell in China has gone from bad to worse after Shaanxi Chanba boss Gao Hongbo claimed the former Hibs and Celtic forward has not been at training for days. (Sun)