Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rayo Vallecano have joined the Spanish clubs chasing Sone Aluko and aim to tempt the Rangers forward with a £14,500-per-week contract. (the Sun)

Former Celtic winger Aiden McGeady could return to British football with Aston Villa this summer, with Spartak Moscow poised to offload the 25-year-old. (Sunday Mail)

Gregg Wylde has been left in limbo, with Bolton Wanderers still awaiting permission from Fifa to sign the Scotland Under-21 winger after he left Rangers following administration. (Sunday Mail)

Released Rangers winger Mervan Celik has re-signed for former club GAIS Gothenburg. (the Sun)

Former Rangers chief executive Martin Bain says he warned Sir David Murray not to sell the club to Craig Whyte, who subsequently took the club into administration. (Sunday Mail)

St Johnstone chairman Steve Brown has warned that, if Rangers go into liquidation and are not permitted to rejoin the Scottish Premier League as a new company, several more top-flight clubs could go out of business. (Scotland On Sunday)

Rangers' administrator admits that liquidation is an option being considered by shortlisted bidders for the Scottish champions. (Sunday Times, the Sun)

All three of the remaining bidders for Rangers have refused to rule out liquidating the club. (Scotland On Sunday)

Global sponsorship rights expert Danny Townsend says Scottish football would die without the Old Firm clubs, Celtic and Rangers. (the Sun)

St Johnstone chairman Steve Brown says the 10 non-Old Firm clubs should have invited Celtic to their talks about the future of the SPL. (Scotland On Sunday)

Rangers midfielder Rhys McCabe has to car share on his way to the Murray Park training ground after taking a 25% wage cut to help the club in administration. (Sunday Mail)

Celtic striker Anthony Stokes says the red cards shown to Victor Wanyama and Cha Du-Ri in the Old Firm derby, described as a "joke" by manager Neil Lennon, were 50-50 decisions. (Various)

Murray Wallace has been told he still has a future at Huddersfield Town despite manager Lee Clark being sacked just weeks after the defender was signed from Falkirk and then loaned back to the First Division club. (the Sun)

Scottish Football Association performance director Mark Wotte has the backing of eight of the 12 Scottish Premier League clubs for a new under-20 league despite opposition from some clubs and managers. (the Sun)

Hampden Park, Scotland's national stadium, has been slammed by food hygiene inspectors over the state of its kitchens. (Sunday Mail)


Scott Harrison has been given a last chance to rescue his boxing career, with Alex Morrison agreeing to become the troubled 34-year-old former world champion's manager and co-promoter. (Sunday Mail)

Retired Kevin Anderson is suing the British Boxing Board of Control for sanctioning him to fight, claiming they failed to spot injuries in MRI scans. (the Sun)

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