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Monday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher has told manager George Burley he is fit and fired-up for Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against Norway in Oslo. (Daily Record)

Rangers goalkeeper Neil Alexander fears losing the number one jersey at Ibrox to Allan McGregor. (Daily Express)

Alexander says fellow keeper David Marshall deserves to feature against Norway in the crucial qualifier in Oslo. (Daily Record)

Ipswich Town manager Roy Keane will test Dundee United's resolve with an £800,000 offer for midfielder Morgaro Gomis. (Daily Express)

Celtic midfielder Willo Flood says he will hold talks with manager Tony Mowbray in January if he fails to secure a first-team place. (Various)

Third Division outfit Livingston face a 15-point penalty following their decision not to play last Saturday's fixture against East Stirlingshire. (The Herald)

Scottish Football League chief executive David Longmuir says he wants crisis-hit Livingston to survive after they were demoted from the First Division. (The Sun)

Celtic are looking to further bolster their squad with a £100,000 swoop for Alloa striker Greig Spence. (The Sun)

And Celtic manager Tony Mowbray says he plans to bring in more faces before the transfer deadline at the end of the month. (The Scotsman)

OTHER GOSSIP

The Scottish team will compete in the World Badminton Championships in India - despite England pulling out of the event amid security fears. (Various)



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see also
Monday's gossip column
10 Aug 09 |  Gossip
Sunday's gossip column
09 Aug 09 |  Gossip


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