Fears Scottish football 'could be stopped', Celtic revealed to have given trial to transfer target, ex-Parkhead star interested in DoF role - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Tuesday’s Scottish football news and gossip.

Fears Scottish football could be stopped

SFA chief executive Ian Maxwell and his counterpart at the SPFL, Neil Doncaster, have been instructed to hold crisis talks with the Scottish Government amid fears another repeat of Sunday’s scenes in Glasgow could have the Scottish football season stopped. (Daily Record)

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Robert trains with Celtic

Rangers fans in George Square celebrating their team's title win on Sunday. Picture: SNS

Airdrieonians boss Ian Murray has confirmed that star attacker Thomas Robert has spent time over the last fortnight training with Celtic. The 20-year-old has been linked with a move to the Parkhead side at various points this campaign. (Daily Record)

Collins interested in DoF role

Former Celtic star and assistant manager John Collins says he’s interested in becoming the club’s next director of football, insisting he “has the skillset” to thrive in the job. (Daily Record)

McInnes leaves Aberdeen

Derek McInnes blamed ‘unprecendented factors’ after being relieved of his Aberdeen duties, ending an eight-year reign as manager of the Pittodrie club. (The Scotsman)

King claims Rangers would never have been champs

Former Rangers chairman Dave King believes the Ibrox club would never have been Scottish champions again if he had not succeeded in forcing regime change six years ago. (The Scotsman)

Marciano set to leave?

Ofir Marciano has dropped the biggest hint yet that he will leave Hibs in the summer when his contract expires. The Easter Road side has been in talks with the goalkeeper over extending his deal but in an interview in his homeland he suggested he was ready to move on. (Evening News)

Gordon ready to step into role

Hearts goalkeeper Craig Gordon is ready to step in as Scotland’s No.1 for this month’s World Cup qualifiers. David Marshall is nursing a back injury and Gordon’s form puts him in pole position to face Austria, Israel and the Faroe Islands as the campaign for Qatar 2022 begins. (Evening News)

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