Rumour Mill: Ronny Deila | Steven Thompson | Darren Fletcher

Celtic manager Ronny Deila. Picture: PA
Celtic manager Ronny Deila. Picture: PA
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Ronny Deila still rues Hampden penalty decision, Steven Thompson speared St Mirren team mate and Darren Fletcher could miss Ireland clash.

Dundee United 0 - 3 Celtic

Celtic manager Ronny Deila said that there is no way a dubious penalty granted during his side’s 3 - 0 win over Dundee United can make up for his side’s exit in the Scottish Cup final where his side were denied a penalty following a handball by Inverness player Josh Meekings. (Record)

Steven Thompson stabs team mate in prank gone wrong

St Mirren captain Steven Thompson has admitted that he was the man that accidentally stabbed team mate John McGinn in the leg. Thompson has pledged to hand his weekend win bonus to him to make amends.

McGinn faces three weeks on the sidelines following the bizarre incident which occurred after Thompson through a training poll at his team mate. (Sun)

Fletcher could miss Scotland’s qualifier

Steven Fletcher could miss Scotland’s crucial World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland on June 13 after the striker was sent to a specialist to have an ankle injury assessed. He sat out Sunderland’s 1 - 1 draw with Stoke on Saturday. (Record)

Rangers boss stands by Lee McCulloch

Rangers manager Stuart McCall has branded abuse given out by a section of the Rangers support to Lee McCulloch as “sickening”. Rangers rescued a draw late on in the game after falling two goals behind Falkirk at Ibrox. (Mail)

Terry Butcher offered return to management

English League Two side Newport County have offered former Hibs manager Terry Butcher a return to management. Newport narrowly missed out on a play-off spot and are keen to rebuild for next season following the departure of manager Justin Edinburgh to Gillingham.

Dons boss proud of 2nd place finish

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes says he will take a small sense of pride from helping his side secure their best finish for 21 years. Three points against Inverness on Saturday, thanks to a 2 - 1 win, put the Dons 19 points clear of the Highland side with five games remaining. (Express)

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