Ronny Deila blames referee error for Inverness loss, Hearts confirm Danny Wilson exit and Alan Stubbs rallies Hibs players.
Ronny Deila hits out at referee error
Celtic manager Ronny Deila has pointed the finger of blame for his side’s 3 - 2 Scottish Cup semi-final defeat at goal line official Alan Muir after he missed a penalty incident.
The defeat ended the Parkhead side’s treble hopes and Deila has attributed the defeat to the official failing to spot a blatant handball by ICT defender Josh Meekings. (Express)
• Meekings admitted after the match that he was lucky to stay on the field after the incident (Express)
• John Hughes has admitted he was poised to substitute David Raven shortly before the defender scored a dramatic and historic winning goal for Inverness Caledonian Thistle against Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden. (Scotsman)
• John Hughes has dedicated his side’s win to injured keeper Dean
• Virgil van Dijk says Celtic must bounce back from the end of their domestic treble dream and focus on securing the Scottish Premiership title. (STV)
Aidan Smith: Super Caley put on repeat showing
The thinking before this game, if Inverness Caley Thistle were going to win it, was that they would require the luck of Falkirk in the other semi-final, making the absolute most of a single opportunity while the opposition scorned 20 of them. (Scotsman)
Hearts confirm Danny Wilson headed for exit
Hearts have confirmed that defender Danny Wilson will leave the Tynecastle club after activating a clause in his contract that allows him to leave a year before his contract is up.
Celtic have expressed an interest with clubs in England and overseas also interested however it is understood Wilson has not agreed terms with any side as of yet. (Express)
Hibs players urged to get over defeat
Alan Stubbs has urged his stars to get over their Scottish Cup semi final exit quickly and focus on securing the best league position possible ahead of the play offs. (Sun)
Vuckic tips Ferguson to shine at Rangers
Haris Vuckic has revealed Shane Ferguson is already well up to speed with life at Rangers after getting regular updates from the Slovenian star. (Evening Times)