Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama says he is happy at the Scottish champions despite being linked with Manchester United after his starring role in the Champions League win over Barcelona.

Full story: Daily Record

St Mirren captain Jim Goodwin plans to report David Wotherspoon to players' union PFA Scotland, accusing the Hibernian midfielder of getting him sent off for a second yellow card and claiming TV pictures showed there was no contact between his elbow and his opponent's face last weekend.

Full story: Daily Record

Rangers striker Fran Sandaza says he was one centimetre from losing an eye after a collision with Motherwell defender Shaun Hutchinson in September left him with a broken jaw, cheekbone, nose and eye socket.

Full story: The Sun

The head of Scotland's referees, John Fleming, has accused Kilmarnock's Kenny Shiels of undermining relations between managers and officials after last week accusing in the media referee Euan Norris of making a sarcastic remark but failing to report the matter officially.

Full story: Daily Record

Dunfermline Athletic are the latest Scottish club to have problems with the tax man, the First Division outfit being given 12 days to find £81,000 owed to HMRC.

Full story: The Herald

Hearts director Sergejus Fedotovas says the club may have to ask fans for more donations even if they meet the £2m target set to prevent them going into liquidation before the end of the season.

Full story: Daily Mail

Hearts director Sergejus Fedotovas says Hearts would have gone out of business seven years ago if it had not been for owner Vladimir Romanov.

Full story: The Sun

Aberdeen defender Gary Naysmith is ready to put his own money into saving Hearts, his former club and the team he supported as a boy.

Full story: Daily Record

Livingston manager John Hughes has emerged as front runner for the vacant post with League One strugglers Hartlepool United following the exit by fellow Scotsman Neale Cooper.

Full story: Daily Mail

Motherwell assistant Kenny Black, who was on Craig Levein's backroom team, rejected the chance to take the Scotland squad for next week's friendly against Luxembourg out of loyalty to the "unfairly treated" sacked national coach.

Full story: Daily Record

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has ruled himself out of the running to be Scotland's new national coach.

Full story: The Sun

Scottish Football League chief executive David Longmuir will next week announce the launch of SFL TV, bringing one live game per week and a highlights package on a pay-per-view basis.

Full story: Daily Record

Celtic midfielder Kris Commons spent three hours yesterday having his son's name tattoed on his ribs.

Full story: Daily Record

OTHER GOSSIP

Edinburgh Monarchs fans will have to wait until Monday to find out if the cash-strapped speedway club has been saved, with a decision being made at a public meeting at Livingston Football Club's Almondvale stadium.

Full story: Daily Record