Tuesday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers have launched an investigation into the conduct of Ian Black, who has been charged by the Scottish Football Association of betting on football matches, some of them involving his own clubs. (The Scotsman)

Black's former Hearts and Rangers team-mate Kevin Kyle says if the SFA is going to charge the midfielder, it "may as well charge us all". (Daily Record)

Black could face a lifetime ban if he is found guilty of breaking gambling rules. (Daily Express)

Fans' group Foundation of Hearts say remaining at Tynecastle is an essential part of the proposal for a group of Edinburgh business people to provide funding for the company voluntary arrangement. (The Scotsman)

Shakhter Karagandy's Colombian player Roger Canas has revealed that the Kazakhstan club's board have offered a huge bonus to the players if they can beat Celtic to reach the Champions League group stage. (The Sun)

Neil Lennon insists he won't be rushed into making a panic buy now that Schalke have said that their striker Teemu Pukki is not for sale. (The Sun)

Dutch side Heerenveen hope to tie striker Alfred Finnbogason down on a new contract to ward off Celtic's attempts to sign him. (Daily Record)

Dundee manager John Brown could be in a spot of bother with the SFA's compliance officer Vincent Lunny for his outspoken comments about former Rangers chief executive Charles Green. (The Sun)

Rangers supporters groups have united to tell the Ibrox board that they do not want Green at the club. (Daily Record)

Hibernian will appeal against the red card shown to midfielder Kevin Thomson against Dundee United on Saturday. (Daily Record)

OTHER GOSSIP

Olympic silver medal-winning swimmer Michael Jamieson, at the Commonwealth Games ticket launch at Tollcross pool in Glasgow, recalls his father driving him to train at the pool at five o'clock in the morning and his young sister groaning as the car went over the speed bumps around the complex. (Daily Record)