Celtic close to new signing, former Rangers star knocks back offer, ex-Parkhead ace injured in riot, Celtic 'are always playing against 12 men', attacker to make Scotland return - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Sunday's Scottish football news and gossip


Stories on Celtic, Rangers, Kilmarnock, Morton and Scotland.

Celtic are closing in on a deal for Rosenborg full-back Birger Meling. It could be completed in time for the player to be unveiled before Thursday's Europa League clash with AIK. (The Scotsman)

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"We've not played well. But when you're playing 12 men it's tough. And we always are," said Tom Boyd on Celtic TV during the Parkhead club's 2-1 AET victory over Morton in the Betfred Cup.
Kyle Lafferty has revealed he turned down the chance to sign for Kilmarnock as his hunt for a new club rumbles on. (Sunday Mail)
Robert Snodgrass has revealed he's looking forward to getting back in the Scotland set-up after doubts about his international future. (Sunday Mail)
Celtic could still be in for a windfall thanks to former star Moussa Dembele this transfer window. The Lyon striker is said to be a target of Juventus. (Sunday Mail)
Celtic have signed Republic of Ireland Under-19 international Jonathan Afolabi. The 19-year-old was at Celtic Park to watch his new team beat Dunfermline 2-1 in the Betfred Cup. (The Scotsman)
Celtic's Green Brigade used the Betfred Cup tie against Dunfermline to accuse the Celtic board of 'downsizing' and 'gambling' 10-in-a-row. (The Scotsman)
Morton have accused fourth official Kevin Graham of manhandling manager David Hopkin and using foul and abusive language towards him during yesterdays tightly-contested Betfred Cup tie against Hibs at Easter Road. (The Scotsman)
Rangers assistant Gary McAllister has conceded it is imperative that the Ibrox club must use their Betfred Cup campaign to end Celtics monopoly of domestic honours. (Scotland on Sunday)
Three people have died and around 10 people, including a child, injured during a riot between rival football fans in Honduras. Former Celtic player Emilio Izaguirre was among those injured. (The Scotsman)