Paper Talk: Derek Riordan’s fears

Derek Riordan's last club was Alloa in 2013-14
Derek Riordan's last club was Alloa in 2013-14
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Here’s what’s making the back pages of this morning’s newspapers in Scotland ...

• Hibs hero Derek Riordan admits he fears his career at the top level could be over at 31 as he compares his own situation with current Celtic outcast and former Hibee Leigh Griffiths (The Sun)

• Under-fire Rangers manager Ally McCoist vows to get Rangers back on track after their 3-1 defeat by Hibs (various)

• Former Rangers captain Barry Ferguson dismisses calls for McCoist to be sacked and makes a compelling case for the embattled Ibrox manager (Daily Record)

• Former Hearts captain Michael Stewart argues that McCoist’s time is up as Rangers manager (The Sun)

• Sheffield Wednesday striker Stevie May describes his first Scotland call-up as a “dream come true” (Daily Mail)

• Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes was left disappointed after his side threw away a two-goal lead to end up drawing 2-2 at home to lowly St Mirren (various)

• Newcastle manager Alan Pardew’s job is safe for now despite a clamour for him to be sacked (various)