JIM JEFFERIES today acclaimed Marian Kello's contribution as the Slovakian goalkeeper aimed for a second Old Firm shutout tonight when Hearts meet Celtic at Parkhead.
A WRY smile etches itself across Jim Jefferies' face when asked whether the rest of Scotland welcomes Hearts' challenge to Celtic and Rangers. "Everybody apart from the Hibs supporters," he laughs. "In fact, I met a couple of Hibs supporters who congratulated us and said it's great to see another team up there.
Hearts' next trips to Glasgow will make or break title dream - one man knows how to thrive against big two
KEVIN KYLE and Rudi Skacel are expected to be fit for Hearts' crucial SPL encounter with Rangers this weekend, with manager Jim Jefferies challenging his players to prove they have the mettle to match the Old Firm in the title race.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon faces a wait to discover the extent of his possible punishment following another refereeing controversy.
Rangers captain David Weir has called for a positive response to his side's shock defeat to Hibernian as they prepare to face Aberdeen this weekend.
HIBS and Hearts' sensational wins over the Old Firm on Wednesday night marked the first time they had both beaten them on the same day in more than 38 years.
A WILLIAM Hill punter was celebrating after staking £50 on a double at odds of 64-1 to win £3,200 on Hearts beating Celtic and Hibs beating Rangers.
HIBS manager Colin Calderwood has admitted to surprise at being able to name Derek Adams as his assistant after describing the "terrific" appointment as exciting as Wednesday's stunning victory over Rangers at Ibrox.
POLICE used CS spray to quell violent football hooligans during clashes between Hearts and Celtic fans in Edinburgh.
Hearts and Hibs turned the hegemony of Scottish football on its head - well for one night at least - by defeating both halves of the Old Firm.
Hearts stunned Celtic with a 2-0 victory in an incident-packed match at Tynecastle last night. Here are a selection of images from the game.
In today's Rumour Mill: McGhee still in limbo at Aberdeen; Lennon pours more fuel on fire in ref row; Mixu touted as a contender for Finland job; plus the rest of the day's football news and gossip.
IAN BLACK said today he is enjoying the finest week of his career after scoring his first goal of the season and helping Hearts defeat both Hibernian and Celtic without conceding.
Jubilant Colin Calderwood today hailed Hibs' stunning 3-0 win over SPL champions Rangers as "a momentous victory" which would have raised eyebrows all over Britain.
HEARTS made it a famous double last night after David Templeton provided another helping of dashing wing-play to earn the Tynecastle side a rousing victory over Celtic.
CELTIC manager Neil Lennon will today decide whether to resume the club's war-by-letter with the Scottish Football Association after another controversial outing for his side last night.
COLIN Calderwood secured his maiden victory as Hibs manager in the most memorable fashion imaginable on an incredible evening when Rangers retained pole position in the SPL, but were stripped of the air of domestic invincibility they had enjoyed at Ibrox for 20 months.