Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Blackburn Rovers and Scotland striker David Goodwillie is to sue the woman he was cleared of raping. (the Sun)

Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng could be blocked by his club from playing for South Korea in a friendly on Saturday 25 February against Uzbekistan - the same day Celtic face Motherwell - because it is not an official Fifa date for internationals. (the Sun)

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has backed goalkeeper Fraser Forster for a shock call-up to the England squad. (Daily Record)

Celtic are closing in on a £2m deal for on-loan Newcastle United goalkeeper Fraser Forster. (the Sun)

New Rangers signing Daniel Cousin has signed for the Scottish champions until the end of the season but was not registered in time to face Dunfermline Athletic in Saturday's early kick-off. (Various)

Sheffield United are poised to offer a contract to David Weir after the 41-year-old former Rangers defender impressed while training with the League One club. (the Sun)

Bristol City manager Derek McInnes has failed in a move to lure Scotland defender Stephen McManus on loan from Middlesbrough. (the Sun)

Alan Gow could follow in the footsteps of Stuart Duff, who has signed a two-year contract with Kairat, after being lined up by the Kazakhstan club managed by John Gregory following the former Rangers forward's exit from East Bengal. (the Sun)

Kilmarnock defender Manuel Pascali believes he can recover from his broken leg and play again before the end of the season. (the Sun)


Scotland winger Sean Lamont believes Dan Parks was hounded out the national team because he is Australian-born. (the Herald)

English badminton player Jenny Wallwork has told Imogen Bankier to "jog on back to Scotland" after a heated exchange on Twitter between the rivals for an Olympic mixed double place. (the Scotsman)