Friday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Rangers will stand by Ian Black after the midfielder admitted to a breach of Scottish FA regulations on football betting and received a ban.

Full story: The Sun (subscription required) 

Celtic defender Steven Mouyokolo's season could be over after the Frenchman snapped an Achilles tendon.

Full story: Daily Express 

And Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon believes former Celtic boss Martin O'Neill would be the ideal replacement for Trapattoni.

Full story: The Scotsman 

St Mirren boss Danny Lennon insists he has not been given any ultimatum's by the club's board, with the Paisley side yet to win this season.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)

Kilmarnock manager Allan Johnston expects to make a decision on his four trialists, including former Rangers forward Nacho Novo, next week.

Full story: The Scotsman 

Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan believes the country's new national performance centre in Edinburgh will rival the English equivalent at St George's Park.

Full story: Daily Record 

OTHER GOSSIP

Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend hopes Heineken Cup continues in its present form, amid moves by English and French clubs to set up a separate European tournament.

Full story: Daily Record (print edition)