The final league games of the season took place at the weekend and it saw Aberdeen secure second place, Ross County automatically relegated, Partick Thistle in a playoff spot and Hibs fighting out a 5-5 draw with Rangers. Pretty quiet really. This is TL;DR for Monday 14th May 2018.
He hasn’t officially taken his place as Rangers manager yet, but Steven Gerrard has fired a warning to Scottish champions Celtic telling them that their days of strolling to the title are over [Daily Record]
Brendan Rodgers has rubbished suggestions that Celtic purposely lost to Aberdeen to aid Derek McInnes’ side in their second place finish, as he lost his first domestic game at home since becoming Celtic manager. [Scottish Daily Mail]
Neil Lennon admitted that being sent off for celebrating Hibernian’s late equaliser was worth it, but shouldn’t face further punishment after being subjected to sectarian abuse from Rangers fans [Daily Mail]
Derek McInnes claims that Aberdeen finishing second in the league is proof that they are not Old Firm bottlers [Daily Record]
Celtic midfielder James Forrest wants to add more silverware to his ever growing collection after they secured their seventh Premiership title in a row [Scottish Sun]
Ross County’s Michael Gardyne has slammed Owen Coyle’s tenure at the club labelling him hopeless, as the Highland side were relegated after six years in the top flight [Daily Record]
A brief look elsewhere
PSG wantaway star Neymar has claimed he is ‘tired’ of all the speculation surrounding his future at the Ligue One side as Real Madrid, Manchester United and former club Barcelona have raised their interest in signing the Brazilian [Express]
Manchester City have renewed their interest in Leicester’s Riyahd Mahrez, five months after a move in the January transfer window fell through [Leicester Mercury]
West Ham vice chairman Karren Brady is facing mounting pressure over her newspaper column after writing that ‘malcontents and keyboard warriors’ had undermined the Hammers’ efforts to make improvements to London Stadium [The Guardian]
That’s yer lot!