Sunday's Scottish Gossip

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FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan brushes aside talk of a Hampden hoodoo and insists the team should not fear Croatia when they visit on Tuesday. (Various)

Rangers left-back Lee Wallace is a doubt for the match but he has stayed on with the Scotland squad to try to overcome his knee injury. (Sunday Mail)

Motherwell full-back Steven Hammell has been drafted in as cover for Wallace. (Sunday Express)

Ikechi Anya says he was "more than delighted" to play for Scotland when manager Gordon Strachan phoned him, despite being eligible to represent England, Nigeria, Romania and Spain. (The Sun)

Stuart McCall believes his club Motherwell are benefiting from the coaching experience he is gaining while working with Strachan and Mark McGhee. (Sunday Express)

South Africa-based businessman Dave King says he will be the next chairman of Rangers. (Various)

Rangers manager Ally McCoist says he would not be surprised if Gordon Strachan "had a look" at Ibrox goalkeeper Cammy Bell with a view to a place in the Scotland squad. (The Sun)

Celtic legend Billy McNeill believes manager Neil Lennon has built a team that is feared in Europe. (Sunday Mail)

Nacho Novo said he looked 85 years old after making his debut for Morton in their 1-1 draw with Hamilton on Saturday. (Sunday Mail)

OTHER GOSSIP

Glasgow golfer Scott Jamieson says he was "a little disappointed" not to have carded the first 59 ever on the European Tour when he shot a 60 at the Portugal Masters.