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Four more arrests following Scottish Cup Final violence

A further four men have been arrested in connection with the alleged violence and disorder at the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park, Glasgow on Saturday May 21.

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Lithunia head coach Edgaras Jankauskas helped Hearts win the 2006 Scottish Cup. Picture: SNS

Lithuania coach has no time to wallow in Hearts glory days

Edgaras Jankauskas returns to the scene of his 2006 Scottish Cup triumph with Hearts this weekend but the Lithuania head coach insists there is “no time for nostalgia” as he attempts to stun Scotland.

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The aftermath of the Scottish Cup final was marred by a pitch invasion. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Rangers “shocked” after Hibs escape cup final punishment

Rangers have hit out at the Scottish Football Association after both themselves and Hibernian escaped punishment over the William Hill Scottish Cup final pitch invasion.

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Forty-one-year-old Robbie Winters scored twice.

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Scottish Junior Cup holders Beith wasted little time in securing their place in the draw for the second round of the William Hill Scottish Cup.

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The Hibs fan was fined and received a banning order. Picture: Robert Perry

Hibs fan handed ban and fine for Scottish Cup pitch invasion

A HIBS fan has been given a football banning order for his part in the pitch invasion after the Scottish Cup final game between Rangers and Hibs earlier this year.

David Gray made the draw for the first round of the Scottish Cup. Picture: SNS

David Gray eager to repeat Hibs’ Scottish Cup heroics

The road to Hampden began yesterday for some of the clubs propping up Scottish football’s pyramid, teams who will accept that their best chance of starring at the national stadium is likely to be a future tie against Queen’s Park.

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Goal posts were damaged in the aftermath of the Scottish Cup final. Picture: Robert Perry

Rangers ‘shocked’ by SFA’s cup final charge

Rangers have launched a scathing attack on the SFA and say they are “shocked” at the charges issued by the governing body’s compliance officer over the role played by their fans after the Scottish Cup final in May.

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Police on the pitch after the authorities had to remove fans following the full-time whistle. Picture: Neil Hanna

Hibs and Rangers cited by SFA over Scottish Cup final chaos

The SFA have issued notices of complaint to both Hibs and Rangers over the crowd disturbance at the conclusion of last season’s Scottish Cup final.

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Police believe that a crushing situation would have been inevitable had they intervened at the cup final between Hibs and Rangers. Picture: Getty

Stopping Cup final pitch invasion ‘could have caused deaths’

Police Scotland believe there could have been deaths at the Scottish Cup final had officers intervened to stop a pitch invasion at full time.

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Report concludes Hampden pitch invasion down to ‘high excitement’

The pitch invasion which followed Hibs’ historic Scottish Cup triumph was caused by no more than the “exceptionally high degree of excitement” amongst fans, a report into the events at Hampden on May 21 has concluded.

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Hibs fans celebrate winning the Scottish Cup on the Hampden pitch. Picture: Neil Hanna

Rangers demand ‘urgent’ talks with SFA over pitch invasion report

Rangers have demanded “urgent” talks with the Scottish Football Association and the author of a report into the cup final pitch invasion after claiming there were “factual inaccuracies and contradictions” in the document.

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William Hill Scottish Cup Final 2016 Hampden.  Rangers v Hibernian.  The damaged goal post. Picture Robert Perry

Two more arrests made following Scottish Cup chaos

A further two men have been arrested in connection with the alleged violence and disorder at the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden on Saturday May 21, 2016.

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Police on the pitch after the game. Greg Macvean

Rangers fan jailed for 4 months following Scottish Cup Final chaos

A RANGERS fan has been jailed for four months for his part in the pitch invasion at the end of the Scottish Cup final earlier this year.

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A total of 55 arrests have now been made over the disorder following the Scottish Cup final. Picture: Neil Hanna

Five further arrests made over Scottish Cup final disorder

A further five arrests have been made following a police operation in connection with the violence and disorder at the Scottish Cup Final in May.

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Police had to separate fans on the field after the full time whistle. Picture: Robert Perry

Two men arrested over Scottish Cup final trouble

Police investigating the trouble that marred the end of the Scottish Cup final have arrested a further two men.

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Rangers were beaten in the Scottish Cup final by Hibs captain David Gray's late goal. Picture: Robert Perry

Cup final was a game too far for Rangers, says Mark Warburton

In his first comments on the Scottish Cup final, Mark 
Warburton yesterday chose to restrict himself largely to the outcome of the game – which saw his Rangers side lose 3-2 to Hibernian, writes Andrew Smith.

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Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has added the Ladbrokes player of the season award to the other accolades he has collected this term. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS Group

Leigh Griffiths: Watching Hibs win cup was massive for me

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths was denied his first Scottish Cup winner’s medal last 
season when his side lost a penalty shoot-out to Championship side Rangers in the semi-final.

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SFA chief executive Stewart Regan, left, with Hibernian chairman Rod Petrie. Picture: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire

SFA chief Stewart Regan backs Hibs chairman Rod Petrie

Stewart Regan has given under-fire Hibernian chairman Rod Petrie his backing following calls for the Easter Road chief to be stripped of his Scottish Football Association role.

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Police formed a cordon after Hibs fans invaded the pitch following the Scottish Cup final win over Rangers. Picture: Ian MacNicol/Getty

Hibs issue life bans following Scottish Cup final incidents

Hibernian have announced they have imposed sanctions, including life bans and indefinite bans, against a number of supporters involved in incidents on the pitch at Hampden Park following the Scottish Cup final against Rangers on 21 May.

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Police officers form a line on the half way line to keep rival fans apart. Picture: Neil Hanna

Hibs issue life bans to fans involved in Hampden trouble

Hibs have taken action against supporters involved in trouble which flared following the Scottish Cup final.

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