Monday's Scottish Gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Former First Minister Henry McLeish, whose special review of Scottish football was published in 2009, thinks Monday's SPL reconstruction vote is D-Day for the future of the nation's game. (Various)

Kris Commons admits his goal which put Celtic 3-2 up in Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final win against Dundee Utd came off his arm.

FULL STORY: Sun

Celtic boss Neil Lennon had intended to avoid the technical area during the game in an effort to do something different to banish the club's Hampden hoodoo, but admitted the tension meant he couldn't stay in his seat.

FULL STORY: Daily Record

Dundee Utd's Willo Flood feels referee Craig Thomson denied his team a certain penalty when Victor Wanyama fouled Gary Mackay-Steven. (Various)

Anthony Stokes' match-winning goal for Celtic may well have earned him a new contract at Parkhead. (Various)

Hibs' Scottish Cup semi-final goalscorer Alex Harris dedicated his strike to his late father, who passed away in 2012. (Various)

Defender Ryan McGivern is certain Hibs' name is on the Scottish Cup trophy this year, which would end the Leith club's 111-year wait to win it. (Various)

Falkirk's Kieran Duffie thinks tiredness played a part in his side's loss to Hibs. (Various)

Rangers midfielder Kyle Hutton describes the current situation at Ibrox as "crazy". (Sun)

League One side Crewe's captain and midfielder Luke Murphy, valued at £2m, is on Celtic's radar. (Daily Record)

Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes insists he has no regrets about joining Blackburn Rovers despite them being at the bottom end of the Championship. (Sun)

Former Hearts boss Paulo Sergio has been sacked by Romanian side CFR Cluj. (Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Golfer Adam Scott is delighted to be Australia's first Masters winner and also to have shaken off haunting memories of his Open collapse of 2012. (Various)

Scottish golfer Sandly Lyle (+9) reckons he struck a blow for the "old farts" by outscoring 14-year-old Chinese boy-wonder Tianlang Guan (+12) at the Masters. (Various)