Rise and shine! Every morning we rundown all of the top headlines in Scottish football…
Rise and shine! Every morning we rundown all of the top headlines in Scottish football and fill you in on what you need to know and what isn’t all that important. This is TL;DR news.
Michael O’Neill has told BBC Scotland that the Scottish FA’s delay in speaking to him probably “made it more difficult” for him to accept the Scotland job.
The Daily Record are reporting that Ross County’s Jason Naismith is a primary target for Aberdeen this summer.
St Mirren have defender their decision to give over two full stands to travelling Celtic and Rangers fans next season, stating that it will lead to more money for Jack Ross’ budget and the club’s hopes of finishing in the Scottish Premiership top six.
David Templeton will leave Hamilton after allowing his contract to run down.
Kristoffer Ajer has stated that he had no interest in considering the interest shown in him over the past 12 months – including a reported intrigue from Borussia Dortmund – when he signed his new four-year deal with Celtic.
Motherwell defender Peter Hartley is a major doubt for Saturday’s cup final and hasn’t played a single game in 2018, but the defender is still trying to fight towards featuring in the final game of the season.
Alex McLeish has revealed that he kept in touch with Sir Alex Ferguson throughout his time in hospital and that the former Manchester United manager didn’t let the situation dampen his sense of humour. “On the anniversary of Gothenburg I texted Mark, his oldest son, and said, ‘Tell the gaffer Happy Gothenburg day,” said McLeish. “He texted back, ‘You’ll never believe it, I’m in the hospital with him right now. He’s asking about your passback’. And I replied, ‘Typical! What about my assist for Eric Black’s opener?’”
New Rangers signing Scott Arfield believes Steven Gerrard will inspire a “stampede of stars” to join the Ibrox club.