Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Rangers captain David Weir thinks it would be "crazy" if departing manager Walter Smith does not return to football. (Times)

On-loan goalkeeper Fraser Forster is keen on a £2m permanent switch to Celtic from Newcastle. (Sun)

Former Scotland striker Steven Thompson, out-of contract at Burnley, says three SPL clubs are chasing him. (Daily Record)

Dunfermline are set to raid Dundee for Rhys Weston and Nicky Reily. (Daily Record)

Paul Hartley, who announced his retirement yesterday, has warned Aberdeen they will be wasting their money building a new stadium unless they invest in a new team first. (Various)

Alex McLeish, who landed two SPL titles after last-day finales, is backing former club Rangers to come out on top in the championship race. (Sun)

Kilmarnock defender Tim Clancy is warning championship-chasing Rangers not to take victory at Rugby Park on Sunday for granted. (Various)

Falkirk boss Steven Pressley hopes to bring Tam McManus back to the club after releasing the striker over a week ago. (Daily Record)


Scotland has been relegated from hockey's elite EuroLeague for the first time since its inception four years ago. (Scotsman)