‘Not even Bill Gates could make profit at Rangers’, Celtic ‘worst team in Europe’, Gary Locke could have been Hibs star, and more.
Rangers profit warning
Rangers investor Kieran Pryor says that not even Bill Gates could make a profit at Ibrox right now.
The former Goldman Sachs trader has backed Craig Mather’s leadership, saying he should be given time to set the club straight. (Daily Record)
Celtic ‘worst team in Europe’
Celtic have been branded one of the worst teams in Europe by the Spanish press, with calls for UEFA to impose an extended ban on Scott Brown over his dig at Barcelona star Neymar.
Newspaper AS accused Celtic of “kicking everything that moves”, condemning the team for alleged rough tactics. (Daily Record)
Locke could have been Hibs star
Hearts-mad Gary Locke has revealed how he could have ended up playing for bitter city rivals Hibs.
The Jambos boss says that while a schoolboy he went on trial with the Leith club before eventually being signed by his beloved Hearts. (Scotsman)
Petrie has dig at rivals
Hibs chairman Rod Petrie took a thinly-veiled swipe at Hearts and Rangers at the club’s AGM.
He said Hibs were the second best club in SPL history ‘of all those who lived within their means and paid their creditors in full’. (Daily Mail)
Souttar to mull Sunderland move
Dundee United’s John Souttar has been given time to decide on a big move to Sunderland, after a £600,000 offer was accepted by the club.
The 17-year-old has had a tour of the facilities at Sunderland but is still expected to be in Jackie McNamara’s squad for Saturday. (Sun)