Rumour Mill: Former EPL referee disagrees with Gerrard | Celtic ‘should give £20m to Rodgers’ | Alan Stubbs sacked

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Dermot Gallagher disagrees with Steven Gerrard, John Hartson has called for the Moussa Dembele money to be spent on the Celtic squad, and Alan Stubbs has been sacked by St Mirren.

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Ryan Jack and Steven Gerrard believe Rangers should have had a foul in the build up to Celtic's goal on Sunday. Picture: SNS

Ryan Jack and Steven Gerrard believe Rangers should have had a foul in the build up to Celtic's goal on Sunday. Picture: SNS

Former EPL referee disagrees with Gerrard

Former English Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher believes Steven Gerrard is wrong about the non-foul in the build up to Celtic’s winner on Sunday - in fact, he insists that if a foul were to be called, it should have went against Ryan Jack for jumping into Tom Rogic. (Sky Sports)

Celtic ‘should give £20m to Rodgers’

Celtic should take the money made from the sale of Moussa Dembele and hand it to Brendan Rodgers to strengthen the team, according to former Hoops hero John Hartson. The French striker was sold for around £20m to Lyon on Friday evening. (Evening Times)

Jack wants Collum demoted

Ryan Jack believes referee Willie Collum should be dropped from officiating at Premiership fixtures for his failure to award Rangers a free-kick in the build-up to Celtic’s winning goal in 
Sunday’s Old Firm derby. (The Scotsman)

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Stubbs sacked by St Mirren

St Mirren last night sacked manager Alan Stubbs after just eight games in charge. The Paisley club are second from bottom of the Premiership after three successive defeats. (The Scotsman)

Lennon has work to do

Neil Lennon admits he’s got a lot of work to do as he bids to ensure new-look Hibs are equipped to spark their Premiership campaign into life when they host Kilmarnock on Saturday week. (Evening News)

Gordon relishes McGregor battle

Craig Gordon had no difficulty in being able to admire the work of his opposite number Allan McGregor from the other end of the pitch at Celtic Park on Sunday. Now he admits he faces an anxious wait to discover if he will be watching his Rangers rival from the substitutes’ bench at Hampden on Friday night. (The Scotsman)

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Naismith back in Scotland squad

Following his weekend hat-trick for Hearts, Steven Naismith has been recalled to the Scotland squad to replace Oliver McBurnie. The Swansea City striker withdrew through injury and national coach Alex McLeish wasted no time calling in Naismith after his impressive start to the season. (Evening News)

Robertson to lead Scotland long-term

Scotland coaching staff expect Andy Robertson to lead the national team for years after appointing him captain. At 24, the Liverpool left-back succeeds Scott Brown as skipper and could easily wear the armband for the next decade or more. (Evening News)

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