Sunday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Liverpool and Newcastle will both compete for the signature of Celtic's in-form striker Gary Hooper, 24.

Full story: Metro

Celtic forward Gary Hooper
Hooper is a reported target for English clubs

National coach Craig Levein insists the Scottish FA would be wrong to sack him, despite Scotland's poor start to the World Cup qualifying campaign.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Levein insists he is very close to getting it right.

Full story: Sun

Clubs angry at Stewart Regan's handling of the Rangers situation and Scotland's World Cup qualifying campaign believe they have enough support to oust the SFA chief executive from his job.

Full story: Sun

Belgium striker Christian Benteke has vowed to end Scotland's qualifying hopes when the two nations meet on Tuesday in Brussels.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Scotland captain Darren Fletcher admits the side's chances of making the 2014 finals in Brazil are all but over but the skipper has urged his teammates to play for pride in Belgium.

Full story: Sunday Mail

Aston Villa's Scottish manager Paul Lambert says he often calls up his former Celtic boss Martin O'Neill, who also managed Villa, for advice - and he has every intention of carrying on doing so.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

The administrator of Rangers Football Club plc, Duff and Phelps, is facing questions after taking £2.5m in fees before gaining the necessary approval from creditors. (Herald)

OTHER GOSSIP

Andy Murray has been helping British tennis prospect Oli Golding by inviting the youngster to train with him in Miami next month. (Sunday Mail)