Monday's Scottish gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers manager Ally McCoist says he is sick of the row surrounding the Ibrox club and their alleged use of EBTs. (Various)

Steve Kean is fighting to save his job as Blackburn manager, despite his side being in the automatic promotion places in the English Championship. (Various)

Stuart Armst r ong and Keith Watson will be rewarded with new contracts at Dundee United. (Daily Express)

Celtic youngster Dylan McGeoch hopes to show Neil Lennon he is worthy of a first-team place after recovering from the broken jaw he suffered against Real Madrid. (Daily Express)

Danny Grainger says the sky's the limit for Hearts t eam - mate Callum Paterson after the striker's two goals in the win against Dundee United . (Various)

Marc Fitzpatrick believes the real work starts now for Ross County after their 40-game unbeaten run came to an end against St Johnstone. (Daily Record)

Forres Mechanics boss Charlie Rowley insists his side are geared up to face Rangers in the Scottish Cup next weekend. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Former Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie fears the European players in Chicago may be subjected to abuse akin to that witnessed during the infamous 1999 'Battle of Brookline'. (Scotsman)

Frank Warren has tipped Ricky Burns to be a champion for a "long time" after he defeated Kevin Mitchell to retain his WBO world lightweight title. (Various)