Wednesday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara has told skipper Jon Daly to snub a move to Rangers and stay at Tannadice for the long-term. (The Express)

McNamara also claims Rangers will face a fight for Daly's signature, with several clubs interested in the Irish striker. (The Mail)

Motherwell manager Stuart McCall is poised to end months of speculation and sign a new two-year deal with the Lanarkshire club before his contract ends in the summer. (The Sun)

Hard-up Dunfermline have been advanced a chunk of next season's SPL-parachute payment money (£125,000) in a bid to stay afloat. (The Sun)

Dundee United's Johnny Russell hopes to beat his leg-break injury hell in time to face Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-final on 13/14 April. (The Sun)

The Scottish Football Association's compliance officer Vincent Lunny plans to meet clubs on an annual basis to discuss the Judicial Panel's protocol. (The Scotsman)

Hearts have threatened legal action against an "ignorant" and "shameless" report that claimed staff had been told the club would go into administration. (The Express)

The Tynecastle outfit is also insisting that majority shareholder Vladimir Romanov remains in control of the club, despite stepping down from its parent company UBIG. (The Mail)

Falkirk manager Steven Pressley could hand the Bairns a blow by quitting the club for League One outfit Coventry City before the Scottish Cup semi-final against Hibs next month. (The Express)