Tuesday's Scottish Gossip


Former Celtic manager Gordon Strachan will be confirmed as the new Scotland boss within the next 48 hours after winning the race to succeed Craig Levein. The 55-year-old has been the bookmakers' favourite ever since Levein was axed last November.

Full story: Daily Mail 

Gordon Strachan

Strachan could be Scotland boss within 48 hours

And Strachan is expected to appoint his former team-mate Gary McAllister as assistant, with long-term colleague Garry Pendrey also targeted for a coaching role in the national set-up.

Full story: The Sun 

Australian midfielder Tom Rogic, who has been on trial at Celtic, is eager to clinch a £450,000 move to Scotland from Central Coast Mariners.

Full story: The Sun 

Celtic manager Neil Lennon want to hold fresh talks with Victor Wanyama, 21, about a new deal, with the midfielder having two years left on his current contract.

Full story: Daily Record 

Dundee United manager Peter Houston, 54, says he is surprised Blackpool were given permission to talk to him about taking over at Bloomfield Road.

Full story: Daily Record

Ross County and St Mirren feel Rangers' chief executive Charles Green's proposal for a 14-14-14 league set-up should be considered but Aberdeen and Livingston wish to proceed with the 12-12-18 proposal currently under examination.

Full story: Daily Record


Rory McIlroy feels Colin Montgomerie should stand aside and let Paul McGinley lead Europe as captain for next year's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Full story: The Telegraph