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Brendan Rodgers urges Scott Brown to look out for No 1

Brendan Rodgers has urged Celtic captain Scott Brown to look after number one as he considers whether to continue to make himself available for Scotland selection.

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Scott Sinclair scored his 13th goal for Celtic with his stunning strike against Albion Rovers. Picture: SNS.

Scott Sinclair and Kieran Tierney back in routine for Celtic

The involvement of Kieran Tierney was perhaps the most significant and satisfying aspect of Celtic’s comfortable Scottish Cup fourth-round victory over Albion Rovers on Sunday.

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Kenny Miller is congratulated by Crawford Baptie, Martin Christie and Adrian Sprott after his second goal.

Alan Pattullo: Memories of Rangers’ Kenny Miller as a youngster

It is strange that after 20 years of reporting on football matches, one of several
that stick out among many hundreds should have occurred at Stenhousemuir’s ground, Ochilview.

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Hearts debutant Lennard Sowah is challenged by Raith Rovers Ross Matthews and Chris Johnston. Picture: SNS.

John Souttar grateful for lessons from his new Hearts team-mates

Several Hearts players, including defender John Souttar, described Sunday’s draw with Raith Rovers as feeling like a defeat given the circumstances. It might therefore be worth the Tynecastle side treating tomorrow’s replay as a bonus match rather than an inconvenience.

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Georgia, holding the shield, and Mhairi Crooks will play in the Scottish Schools team.

Twins Georgia and Mhairi Crooks named in Scotland squad

Glasgow High School twins Georgia and Mhairi Crooks helped West win the recent Under-15 Regional Tournament and they have now both been named in the Scottish Schools team this season.

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Souleymane Coulibaly has travelled to Egypt to talk with two clubs. Picture: SNS

Kilmarnock set to cash in on striker Souleymane Coulibaly

Kilmarnock are close to landing a major windfall after frontman Souleymane Coulibaly was allowed to jet out to Egypt to seal a potential £1million switch.

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"We've won a corner... I think." The scene at Dingwall prior to kick-off on Saturday. Picture: SNS

Why not consider supporters in cases of extreme fog?

As Ross County started the attack that would end with them going 3-1 up against Dundee United at Dingwall, there were audible boos and chants of “what a waste of money” coming from the away end.

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Danny Wilson has been plagued by a calf problem. Picture: John Devlin

Rangers’ Danny Wilson hopeful over latest injury setback

Rangers defender Danny Wilson is keeping his fingers crossed he has not suffered another bout of injury frustration.

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Sir Rod Stewart (left), along with SFA President Alan McRae (centre) and Alan Stubbs during the William Hill Scottish Cup fifth round draw. Picture: PA

Brendan Rodgers chuckles at showmanship of Sir Rod Stewart

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers declared Sunday’s William Scottish Cup draw one of the best ever after Sir Rod Stewart brought some rock ‘n roll showmanship to proceedings.

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Scott Brown will make his 400th appearance for Celtic if he features against St Johnstone on Wednesday. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Brendan Rodgers hails ‘remarkable achievement’ of Scott Brown

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers feels Scott Brown’s professionalism will ensure he plays a lot more than 400 games for the club as the midfielder gets set for a landmark appearance.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers watched his side defeat Albion Rovers on Sunday. Picture: SNS

Brendan Rodgers hopeful of signing before transfer deadline

Brendan Rodgers is hopeful he will be able to add to his Celtic squad before next week’s transfer deadline.

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Hearts head coach Ian Cathro watched his side draw with Raith Rovers on Sunday afternoon. Picture: SNS

Ian Cathro: Hearts have no choice but to win on Wednesday

Hearts boss Ian Cathro has told his team defeat is not an option when they take on Raith Rovers again on Wednesday night.

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Kenny Miller celebrates after scoring his winning goal against Motherwell. Picture: SNS

US teenager bombarded with tweets from happy Rangers fans

This past weekend turned out to be a surprisingly busy one on social media for American teenager Kenny Miller after his namesake’s heroics in the Scottish Cup meant he was bombarded with tweets from delighted Rangers fans.

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Graeme Shinnie has signed a contract extension until 2019. Picture: SNS

Graeme Shinnie signs new contract with Aberdeen

Aberdeen have announced they’ve tied up Graeme Shinnine on a new contract, keeping the versatile left-back at Pittodrie until the summer of 2019.

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Sir Rod Stewart cheers after pulling out Celtic for a home tie in the fifth round of the Scottish Cup. Picture: PA

Fans react to Sir Rod Stewart’s Scottish Cup draw antics

Scottish Cup holders Hibernian face a potential Edinburgh derby at Hearts in next month’s fifth round, but it was the exuberant antics of Sir Rod Stewart that proved the main talking point of yesterday afternoon’s draw.

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Could Bojan be heading to Celtic? Picture; Getty

Rumour Mill: Bojan to Celtic?| Kenny Miller resigning could ‘secure Champions League football’ for Rangers | Hayes ‘better than McKay and Forrest’

Celtic’s interest in Bojan has resurfaced with Celtic set to launch a bold move for the striker, Brendan Rodgers refuses to rule out second offer for Henry Onyekuru and Lee Wallace says Rangers must keep striker Kenny Miller.

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Rangers striker Kenny Miller heads home the first of his two goals against Motherwell. Picture: SNS

Lee Wallace says Kenny Miller is key to Rangers’ cup bid

If Kenny Miller has any spare time then he might want to consider offering his services to the UK in their talks to exit the European Union. Or maybe he could consider an advisory role in the White House during the Donald Trump presidency.

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Winger Chris Humphrey turns away after scoring Hibs third goal in the first 25 minutes of the match against Bonnyrigg Rose on Saturday. Picture: SNS

Cup holders Hibs show intent by crushing minnows

Two things football fans of a certain vintage will find strange – Hibernian are beginning to really relish trips to Tynecastle and Scottish Cup days have become something for the Leith side to savour.

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Henry Onyekuru: Celtic target

Celtic boss refuses to rule out second offer for Onyekura

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has not ruled out a fresh attempt to sign Nigerian striker Henry Onyekura before the transfer window closes this month.

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Gary Cahill and  Ryan Mason clash heads. Pic: Getty Images

Hull City star Ryan Mason stable in hospital after skull fracture

HULL CITY’S Ryan Mason underwent emergency surgery at a London hospital after suffering a serious head injury in the club’s Premier League clash with Chelsea.

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