Sunday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic manager Neil Lennon accused his players of performing as though they had been 'tapped up' in the defeat by Ross County. (Scotland on Sunday)

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell has revealed the club are set to splash out £4.5m on a new player. (Sun)

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan insists being at an English Premier League club doesn not guarantee a call-up to the national team. (Sunday Express)

Scottish Football League chiefs have recommended rejecting the SPL's proposed structure. (Sunday Mail)

Hearts striker Michael Ngoo is eager to dedicate an Edinburgh derby win to former manager John McGlynn. (Various)

While Hibernian's David Wotherspoon is aiming for a derby win, to win favour with his girlfriend's Hibs-daft father. (Various)

New Dundee Utd signing Rory Boulding has accused Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels of not giving him a chance at Rugby Park. (Sun)

Dunfermline legend Jim Leishman has admitted the club could be liquidated this week. (Sunday Express)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has told his players more defeats like Saturday's loss at home to Annan could cost him his job. (Sunday Mail)

Former Rangers manager Walter Smith has accused other clubs of revelling in the Ibrox club's downfall. (Various)

And Ibrox midfielder Dean Shiels' season could be over due to cruciate ligament damage. (Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland forward Ross Ford has admitted his side were not streetwise enough as they lost to Wales. (Scotland on Sunday)

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya wants to sign Ricky Burns to his promotions stable. (Sunday Mail)