LiveScottish football LIVE: Support for Lennon, interest in Rangers man, Hearts & Hibs latest

All the football news from across the country on Wednesday, October 28.

The latest news from Scottish football

Many of today’s back pages are focused on Celtic boss Neil Lennon following his impassioned defence of his team and managerial approach in the wake of a three-game winless run. Elsewhere a key Rangers man is of interest to no fewer than three clubs in England, while it’s mixed news on the injury front for both Hearts and Hibs ahead of their Hampden meeting this Saturday.

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Scottish football LIVE: Support for Lennon, interest in Rangers man, Hearts & Hibs latest

Last updated: Wednesday, 28 October, 2020, 09:09

  • Kamara a target for English clubs
  • Support for Lennon 
  • Hearts fitness boost
  • Mixed injury news for Hibs

South Africa joy for Zungu

Rangers midfielder Bongani Zungu has earned a recall to the South African squad ahead of their African Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Namibia and Zambia

More injury woe for Carson

Motherwell and Northern Ireland ‘keeper Trevor Carson is facing three months on the sidelines after sustaining a knee injury in ‘Well’s meeting with Ross County last weekend

The Scottish government could allow a limited return of football fans to stadiums with Aberdeen and Ross County set to get the green light to allow around 300 supporters for their matches against Hibs, and Livingston respectively

Forrest sees injury specialist

James Forrest has seen a specialist about the ankle problem that has sidelined the Celtic and Scotland winger for the past month

Edouard gives update on future

Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard has admitted he does want to play at a higher level but insists he is currently focused on helping the Hoops secure a tenth consecutive league title

Mixed news for Hibs on injury front

Hibs could welcome back one or both of Drey Wright and Jamie Murphy for Saturday’s cup derby but Lewis Stevenson faces missing out after rolling his ankle in the 1-0 win at Kilmarnock last weekend

Fitness boost for Hearts

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson is hopeful of having Josh Ginnelly available to play at least some part in Saturday’s Scottish Cup semi-final with Hibs at Hampden. The Tynecastle Park side has also revealed that defender John Souttar is making greater-than-expected progress in his injury comeback

Kamara a target for Everton, Leeds, and Southampton

Three English clubs are keeping tabs on Rangers mifielder Glen Kamara. Everton, Leeds, and Southampton are all understood to be interested in the Finnish internationalist.

Moyes favourite for Celtic job

West Ham United boss David Moyes has been installed as the favourite to replace Neil Lennon should he be sacked in light of Celtic’ winless run. (Scottish Sun)

Griffiths backs Lennon

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has thrown his support behind manager Neil Lennon, insisting that it would be “ridiculous” for any Hoops fans to want the Parkhead boss sacked

Quite a few snippets from the Scottish football sphere this morning…

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