Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic manager Neil Lennon wants the Scottish Football Association's compliance officer Vincent Lunny to visit club managers and explain what they are and are not allowed to say. (Various)

Lennon warns Kilmarnock boss Kenny Shiels and St Johnstone manager Steve Lomas that the "war" with referees is one they cannot win. (The Sun)

Rangers striker Andy Little is desperate to help the team to the Scottish Cup final as a thank you to the fans for their backing while they are in the Third Division. (Various)

Fifa vice-president Jim Boyce backs Scotland's plans for Glasgow to be one of 13 cities staging Euro 2020 and supports a separate bid for Scotland to team up with Ireland and Wales to host a future Euro finals. (Daily Express)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist wants the fans to have their say on the renaming of Ibrox Stadium to raise revenue. (Various)

Hearts boss John McGlynn insists he won't become embroiled in touchline arguments with officials. (Various)

And McGlynn promises to extend Hibernian's 110-year wait to lift the Scottish Cup when the Edinburgh teams meet on Sunday. (Daily Express)

Manager Stuart McCall says he has snubbed offers from other clubs and wants to remain at Motherwell. (Various)


Glasgow Warriors' and Edinburgh's need for wins in the RaboDirect Pro12 means that 11 of the 12 players involved with Scotland in the autumn Tests are straight back into action at club level on Saturday evening. (The Times)