Monday’s Scottish football news and gossip, with stories from the SPFL, Inverness, Celtic, Rangers and more
Here we go again. It was another weekend of statements, back-and-forth, Q&As. All played out in the open, transparent, bitter, barmy. Scottish football in 2020 is going to be remembered for everything that happened off the field, rather than on it.
It is sure to be another busy week as key decisions are to be made which will no doubt provoke consternation, annoyance and a whole lot of controversy. So nothing new.
Click and scroll through to see the latest goings on around the SPFL with news relating to the SPFL vote, of course, Rangers, Celtic and much more.
1. "Massive questions" for Hearts hierarchy
The former chair of the Foundation of Hearts Ian Murray believes there are “massive questions” regarding decisions made and money spent by Ann Budge and the club hierarchy. Murray believes it would be wrong for the fans to take ownership during this time. (Sky Sports) Photo: SNS Group Alan Rennie
2. ICT hit out at SPFL
Inverness CT slammed the SPFL in a 2,000-word statement. The Highlanders have said they “will testify to the bullying and threats made against our club” on the day of the resolution vote to terminate the Championship, League One and League Two. Photo: SNS Group Ross Parker
3. O'Neill's Traynor dig
Martin O’Neill has said the five years spent at Celtic were his “favourite time”. The two-time European Cup winner also had a dig at former pundit and now PR guru Jim Traynor over his Rangers links and previous criticisms of Celtic. (BBC) Photo: SNS Group Alan Harvey
4. Doncaster claims Rangers chief crossed the line
SPFL chief Neil Doncaster has claimed Rangers chairman Douglas Park crossed a line regarding “a very serious and defamatory allegation” and that he “threatened to act in a particular way”. It related to the information the Ibrox side received from a “whistleblower”. (Various) Photo: SNS Group Ross Brownlee