Sunday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic manager Neil Lennon is on a four-man shortlist for the Norwich City vacancy along with former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay.

Full story: Sunday Mail 

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says the Scottish champions will be losing a £5m player should forward Georgios Samaras leave at the end of his contract in the summer but has not given up hope of persuading the Greece international to stay.

Full story: Sunday Mail 

A police probe has been launched after Rangers chief executive Graham Wallace was accused of ­misleading shareholders over the club's finances following a complaint from banker Phil Maher.

Full story: Sunday Mail 

Hibernian midfielder Kevin Thomson

Hibs midfielder Kevin Thomson could be a summer signing target for Hearts

Rangers chief executive Graham Wallace has attempted to play down suggestions that Dave King is unwelcome at Ibrox, suggesting that the former director is welcome to invest in the club - as long as the South Africa-based businessman does not envisage a takeover.

Full story: Scotland On Sunday 

Hearts are planning a bid to sign Kevin Thomson once the Hibernian midfielder's contract ends in the summer.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

Hearts manager Gary Locke says he does not want Hibernian to join them in being relegated from the top flight as it would be bad for Scottish football but does not want to give his city rivals a helping hand in Sunday's Edinburgh derby.

Full story: Scotland On Sunday 

Kilmarnock captain Manuel Pascali insists he'll lay his life on the line to help the Ayrshire club stave off relegation for the first time in 21 years after they dropped to second bottom following Saturday's defeat by Ross County.

Full story: Sunday Mail 

The Scottish Professional Football League will not receive any extra money from the play-offs for a place in the Premiership after the television companies won their argument that they are part of the original contract to cover games this season.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

Ryan Giggs had been approached about taking over as Manchester United manager from David Moyes, who was sacked last week, as far back as February.

Full story: Sunday Times (print edition)

Sir Alex Ferguson has assured David Moyes he played no part in his sacking as Manchester United manager and that he urged chief executive Ed Woodward and the Glazer family to give his successor more time despite a poor first 10 months in charge.

Full story: Sunday Mail (print edition)

David Moyes celebrated his 51st birthday with wife Pamela at their holiday home in Florida after his sacking as Manchester United manager.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

Burnley are considering a move for Scotland full-back Phil Bardsley, who has turned down a new contract with Sunderland, after securing promotion to the Premier League in England.

Full story; Sunday People (print edition)

Huddersfield Town want to take Scottish striker Stephen Dobbie on loan next season after he returns to Crystal Palace following a similar spell this term with Blackpool.

Full story: Sunday People (print edition)

Sheffield United manager Nigel Clough has offered Scottish pair Ryan Flynn and Bob Harris new contracts.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)

Scottish FA president Campbell Ogilvie has refused to rule out running for the Fifa vice-presidency next summer when Jim Boyce from Northern Ireland's mandate to represent the four home nations expires in 2015.

Full story: Sunday Herald 

OTHER GOSSIP

Broke former world boxing champion Scott Harrison, who was once worth £4m, is now living on £90 per week benefits.

Full story: The Sun (print edition)