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Wednesday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic manager Neil Lennon is eager to bring out-of-favour Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne and midfielder Stephen Ireland to Parkhead on loan. (Daily Mirror)

Freddie Ljungberg says he is impressed with Celtic, who he may sign for in time to play in the Old Firm match at Ibrox. (The Herald)

Celtic wide man Niall McGinn says the arrival of Ljungberg on trial is a treat, not a threat. (Daily Record)

Hearts and Scotland left-back Lee Wallace could mark a return from injury with an appearance against St Mirren on Wednesday evening. (Daily Mail, Daily Record)

Rangers manager Walter Smith says his side, which has had four games postponed, are not "best equipped" to deal with a glut of fixtures. (Daily Mail)

And Smith says striker Kenny Miller and defender Sasa Papac are keen to stay at Ibrox. (The Sun)

Dundee United midfielder Prince Buaben hopes to celebrate the birth of his son on Boxing Day with a goal against Hibernian at Easter Road. (Daily Mail)

Kilmarnock's left-back Ben Gordon, on loan from Chelsea, reckons he may need to prove himself at a higher level to win a long-term contract at Stamford Bridge. (Daily Record)

Airdrie United have extended the loan deal of midfielder Ryan McCord from Dundee United until the summer. (Daily Record)

Motherwell are to interview Stuart McCall for a second time about their managerial vacancy. (Daily Star)

OTHER GOSSIP

Glasgow Warriors' Graeme Morrison and Edinburgh's Scott MacLeod have been ruled out of Sunday's Magners League match between the sides at Murrayfield. (The Herald)



see also
Wednesday's gossip column
29 Dec 10 |  Gossip
Tuesday's Scottish gossip
28 Dec 10 |  Scotland
Tuesday's gossip column
28 Dec 10 |  Gossip
Monday's Scottish gossip
27 Dec 10 |  Scotland


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