Charlie Nicholas hits back at Neil Lennon over 'shambolic' response, Rangers boss Steven Gerrard learns Old Firm fate, Parkhead club rage after third positive Covid-19 test - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Tuesday’s Scottish football news and gossip
Former Celtic star Charlie Nicholas. Picture: SNSFormer Celtic star Charlie Nicholas. Picture: SNS
Former Celtic star Charlie Nicholas. Picture: SNS

Nicholas hits back at ‘shambolic’ Lennon retort

Charlie Nicholas insists he’s no “media sheep” as he hit back at Neil Lennon for a “shambolic” response after the Celtic boss accused the former Sky Sports pundit of being overly negative about the Parkhead side. (Scottish Sun)

Celtic call for ‘wider discussions’ around Covid-19 safety

Celtic have called for ‘wider discussions’ around the safety of players on international duty after Hatem Abd Elhamed became the third player this break to test positive for Covid-19. (The Scotsman)

Gerrard case ‘not proven’

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Steven Gerrard will not face any Scottish Football Association punishment after a disciplinary charge was found not proven. The Rangers boss was handed a notice of complaint for comments made in the wake of Dundee United defender Ryan Edwards' challenge on Gers striker Alfredo Morelos last month. (The Scotsman)

Hanlon called up to Scotland squad

Hibs defender Paul Hanlon has been called up to the Scotland squad for the forthcoming UEFA Nations League clash against the Czech Republic. (Evening News)

Neilson backs Halkett for Scotland

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson has backed Craig Halkett to earn a Scotland call-up. Since returning to Tynecastle as manager, Neilson has been “really impressed” with the 25-year-old. (Evening News)

Controversial ex-United midfielder eyed by Championship sides

Former Dundee United midfielder Wato Kuate is a target for four clubs in the English Championship. The 25-year-old made headlines in 2017 after an explosive exit in the play-off final against Hamilton Accies. (The Courier)

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