Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


The SPL have confirmed they have opened their own investigation into pro-IRA chanting at Parkhead after a complaint lodged by former referee Eddie Smith. After reporting behaviour at Celtic's Europa League match against Rennes, the senior policeman has complained about offensive songs heard during a 0-0 draw with Hibs on October 29. (Daily Record)

Rangers are weighing up a Janurary swoop for South Korean star Yoon Bit-Garam. The SPL champions have been offered a deal to sign the attacking midfielder on loan until the end of the season. (Various)

Ki Sung-Yeung has stunned Celtic by declaring himself fit for Saturday's match against Inverness. The South Korean has been laid up in a Seoul hospital after falling ill last week. (The Sun)

Billy Brown has vowed to bring fresh ideas to the Hibs team if he is asked to stay in his role as caretaker manager for Saturday's meeting with Kilmarnock. (Various)

Terry Butcher says Craig Levein is right to cap English-born players for Scotland. (Various)

Former Aberdeen and Rangers player David Robertson has warned Sone Aluko that he could face a backlash from angry fans if he moves to Rangers. (Various)

Robbie Neilson will sign for Dundee United today and could make his debut against his former club Hearts this weekend. (Various)

The Hearts Supporters Trust will meet on November 28 to discuss their club's future, after owner Vladimir Romanov said he wants to sell up. (Various)

Morton Chairman Douglas Rae has revealed the revolutionary new points system he believes can save the Scottish game. Rae has called for four points to be awarded for an away win, two points for an away draw, with three points for a home win and one point for a home draw. (Daily Record)


Andy Murray says he feels like 'Real Madrid or Manchester United behind Barcelona' when trying to compete against the likes of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. (Daily Mail)

Willie Limond has tipped his British lightweight challenge against Anthony Crolla to be one of the fights of the year as he prepares for a gruelling 12 rounds. (Various)

Golf's Scottish Open will be back at Castle Stuart next year and retain its coveted slot in the Tour schedule, with no reduction in prize money. (Daily Record)