SFA ‘put bets on for Scotland players’, Rangers boardroom battle, Celtic eye Michael Ciani and Cameron Stewart, and more
SFA ‘put bets on for Scotland players’
Andy Goram says that Scotland stars used to send SFA staff to the bookies to make bets for them.
The former Rangers keeper says the players would send the staff to place the bets while they were busy training. (Sun)
McColl wants Mather out
Jim McColl says he STILL wants rid of Craig Mather in the Rangers power struggle, as he looks to topple the board.
McColl wants to push out Mather, along with Brian Stockbridge and Bryan Smart. (Daily Record)
Rangers avoid extraordinary meeting
A vote on changes at the Rangers board looks set to be incorporated into the club’s as-yet unscheduled AGM.
The board failed to reach a compromise on demands for change, so the move will mean no need for an extraordinary meeting. (Scotsman)
Celtic eye Ciani
Celtic have renewed their interest in Serie A star Michael Ciani, as they aim to make another signing before the transfer deadline.
The Lazio man was on Celtic’s radar last year but no deal appeared. (Daily Mail)
• Neil Lennon looks set to put Dylan McGeouch out on loan, and have also looked into signing Hull man Cameron Stewart. (Daily Express)
John Terry a Celt for a day
John Terry will play for Celtic in a charity match taking place for Stan Peterov.
Big names like Henrik Larsson, Chris Sutton and Lubo Marovcik will return to Celtic for the match against a Stiliyan XI. Much of the money will go to cancer research. (videocelts.com)
McGregor ‘could make Scotland’
Danny Lennon says St Mirren defender Darren McGregor would be a Scotland star if he hadn’t been injured.
He says that McGregor can over come his past injury woes to get back to full strength again (Various)
McAllister turned up to training drunk
Peterhead striker Rory McAllister says he turned up to training drunk, and manager Jim McInally was right to ban him for two games.
The player is keen to get back into the good books with a few goals after the ban and fine issued by the club. (Sun)