Wednesday's Scottish Gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Hibernian chief executive Leeann Dempster insists it was her decision, not chairman Rod Petrie's, to sack manager Terry Butcher. (Various)

Petrie could be next to leave his post at Easter Road with pressure mounting on him from angry fans, but he will still keep a place on the club's board.

Full story: (Scottish Sun)

Former Celtic striker John Hartson says it is "flattering" to be linked with the Hibs job, and admits he is keen to try his hand as a manager.

Full story: Scottish Sun

Csaba Laszlo is keen on the Falkirk job

Csaba Laszlo is keen on the Falkirk job

New Stromsgodset manager David Neilsen has warned his predecessor Ronny Deila that the club's wonderkid Martin Odegaard is out of Celtic's price range, amid fears in Norway that the Scottish Champions' new manager will raid his former side for players. (Various)

Rangers are ready to launch a fresh share issue aimed at raising £8m, with the club in desperate need of money due to low season ticket sales this summer.

Full story: Daily Record 

Rangers are on the brink of securing former St Mirren defender Darren McGregor, whose deal at the Paisley side expired this summer.

Full story: Scottish Sun

And Ibrox manager Ally McCoist has also rekindled his interest in out-of-contract Dundee United centre back Gavin Gunning after a failed medical scuppered his potential switch to Sheffield Wednesday. (Various)

Former Hearts manager Csaba Laszlo has made a late bid to secure the job of Falkirk manager, but the Bairns have already offered the role to Peter Houston and are awaiting his response.

Full story: Daily Express

Morton manager Jim Duffy reveals the club are close to agreeing one-year deals for defender Stefan Milojevic and midfielder Conor Pepper.

Full story: Daily Record

Scottish football legends, including Willie Miller, Joe Jordan and Gordon McQueen, have hit out at the possibility of the national side no longer playing their home games at Hampden. (Various)

OTHER GOSSIP

Marinko Matosevic has criticised Andy Murray's decision to hire a female as his new coach, with the Australian admitting he doesn't "think that highly of the women's game".

Full story: Scottish Sun