Monday's Scottish gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic defender Efe Ambrose has urged supporters to focus criticism on them and not manager Neil Lennon amid their current poor form. (Various)

Hibs could make a loan move for striker Kenny Miller - now at Vancouver Whitecaps - should Leigh Griffiths return to Wolves in January. (Record)

Gary Mackay-Steven fears he may be sidelined until after Christmas after fracturing two bones in his hand in Saturday's win at Ross County. (Various)

Hearts directors and Supporters Direct Scotland will resume talks next week over potential community ownership of the Edinburgh club. (Scotsman)

The Scottish Football League could decide within the next 24 hours on how to deal with Elgin City after the club sold too many tickets for the Third Division game against Rangers. (Various)

Former Scotland international Charlie Nicholas has urged the Scottish FA to move quickly to appoint Craig Levein's successor and avoid missing out on their top target. (Express)

Celtic have been told by Thai club Buriram United to stump up £700,000 to land the wonderkid Frank Acheampong labelled the "Ghana Messi".

Inverness CT boss Terry Butcher believes the SPL is "a great league" and has warned against league reconstruction when the top flight is providing entertainment. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Sean Lineen and Scott Johnson are among the frontrunners to succeed Scotland head coach Andy Robinson. (Various)