Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Manchester United midfielder and Scotland captain Darren Fletcher's career is in doubt after it was announced he is suffering from the inflammatory bowl condition ulcerative colitis. (Various)

Scotland's Barry Bannan says he will be there to support Fletcher, like his captain did for him when he faced drink-driving charges. (Sun)

Hearts players will meet footballers' union representatives with the intention of lodging an official complaint with the Scottish Premier League if their December wages are not paid on Friday. (Scotsman)

Hearts midfielder Ian Black is working part-time as a painter and decorator as the Hearts wage row drags on. (Sun)

Scottish QC Paul McBride has offered to represent Hearts players free of charge if they wish to take on club owner Vladimir Romanov in court. (Daily Record)