Former Celtic and Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has argued that Rangers are "too big" for some of their players and insists that Celtic are still two years ahead of their rivals.

And Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths says that he enjoys "proving people wrong" and that he has what it takes to cut it in European football. The 28-year-old also said he hopes to get on the scoresheet against Salzburg tomorrow night.

The 28-year-old also believes that the closest Scottish Premiership title race in years has brought out the very best in Celtic.

The Herald's Neil Cameron has said that Scottish football has always had a problem with racism, and that he believes that things are only getting worse.

And the same writer agrees with Strachan's assessment that there are some players at Rangers who can't handle being at a big club.

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has hailed Lewis Ferguson after the young midfielder scored the winning goal in last night's game against Livingston. McInnes said that Ferguson is "develping a habit" of scoring spectacular goals.

In rugby, Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Mike Blair has said his team have "stuff to work on" after last weekend's impressive win over Lyon in the Champions Cup.

And Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has revealed he was "surprised" to be on a shortlist for the role of England head coach. The ex-England international pointed out that he is contracted to Edinburgh until 2021, the same time that current England coach Eddie Jones' contract expires.

Hearts striker Steven Naismith has called for "embarassing" racism to be stamped out of Scottish football in an interview with the Scotsman.

The Scottish Sun are reporting that Rapid Vienna are expecting around 10,000 Rangers fans in Austria for tomorrow night's do-or-die Europa League fixture.

Hibernian right back David Gray has warned Celtic that they will face a battle when the two sides meet at Easter Road on Sunday, report the Sun.

Scott Brown could move to Australian side Western Melbourne if the club are granted one of two franchise spots available as the Australian league expands, report the Daily Record.