Sunday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Scottish Cup-winning St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright says he knew his side were in for a memorable season after they beat Rosenborg in the Europa League qualifiers in July.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Dundee United goalkeeper Radoslaw Cierzniak has apologised for his mistake at Saints' first goal in the Cup final, but reckons he was fouled in the build-up. (Various)

But United manager Jackie McNamara says his goalkeeper was not to blame for the 2-0 defeat to the Perth men at Celtic Park. (Various)

The Tannadice side are in line for a £250,000 payment from Derby County as part of the deal for Johnny Russell, if the Rams win the English Championship play-off final.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Former Hearts manager Gary Locke is ready for a quick-fire return to football as a coach with former club Kilmarnock.

Full story: Sunday Express

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal reckons Andy Murray will be in top form for Wimbledon

Craig Levein, Hearts' new director of football, says midfielder Ryan Stevenson has not been released, but reveals the player will have to take a pay cut. (Various)

Former Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon says current boss Terry Butcher should not be sacked, whether the club are relegated or not.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Out-of-contract St Mirren midfielder Kenny McLean says he will decide on his next move based on what is best for his career, not money. (Various)

Scot Malky Mackay will be appointed manager of Norwich City this week.

Full story: Sun (print edition)

OTHER GOSSIP

Rafael Nadal believes defending champion Andy Murray will be in top form for Wimbledon, with the Spanish star insisting he had to produce one of his best performances in some time to see off the Scot at the Rome Masters.

Full story: Sun (print edition)

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake reveals he is planning to run at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and he has urged countryman Usain Bolt to do the same.

Full story: Sunday Mail