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Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna signs new contract

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has tied another of his Pittodrie prospects to a longer contract after defender Scott McKenna penned a new deal.

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Carlos Pena netted twice in the 3-0 win over St Johnstone last week. Picture: SNS

Rangers legend names SPFL stars club should’ve signed over Carlos Pena

Rangers legend Derek Johnstone does not believe summer signing Carlos Pena has represented value for money with his efforts thus far.

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Celtic have reached the Champions League group stages in each of the last two seasons. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish Premiership sides to share £4m thanks to Celtic UCL campaign

Scotland’s top-flight clubs will share a record £4million windfall thanks to Celtic’s Champions League exploits last season.

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Rumour Mill: Bayern-Celtic line-ups leaked? | Rangers fans ‘would welcome back Ashley’ | Kenny Miller saga

German newspaper leaks supposed starting line-ups from tonight’s Champions League match between Bayern Munich and Celtic; pundit claims Gers fans would welcome back Mike Ashley and the Kenny Miller saga rumbles on

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Rumour Mill: Aston Villa eye Morelos | Rodgers blocked De Vries exit | Joe Lewis a wanted man

Aston Villa ramp up Morelos interest; Rodgers revealed he blocked offers for De Vries and Joe Lewis is a target for an English Championship side

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Gary Mackay-Steven is all smiles as he celebrates his winner on Saturday. Picture: SNS.

Celtic were easier than Aberdeen says Hibs’ John McGinn

John McGinn will be 
hoping he does not have cause to reconsider his opinion after this weekend’s League Cup semi-final but on the evidence of the last two Premiership outings, he says it is 
easier to play against Celtic than Aberdeen.

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New Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke. Picture: SNS/Paul Devlin

6 things we learned from the Ladbrokes Premiership weekend

Domestic football returned after the international break and Celtic remain top on goal difference ahead of Aberdeen following their 1-0 win over Dundee at Parkhead on Saturday, while Partick Thistle slumped to the bottom after losing 2-0 at home to Kilmarnock.

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Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale  celebrate their win over Stirling Albion. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Another Scottish Cup farce as draw has to be redone

A William Hill Scottish Cup draw descended into farce for the second time in under two years last night when Brora Rangers were called out twice.

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Gary Mackay-Steven fires Aberdeen into the lead. Picture: SNS

Hibs 0 - 1 Aberdeen: Gary Mackay-Steven makes scoring return

There was only one goal but that did not mean that this was a dull game. It was a contest that proved rewarding for the visitors and frustrating for the hosts. Most of all, it was also compelling.

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Hibernian's Marvin Bartley is fundraising for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster by raffling off sporting memorabilia. Picture: SNS

Marvin Bartley does his bit to aid victims of Grenfell fire

On the pitch, Marvin Bartley is never keen on giving too much away but off it he is determined to be far more charitable.

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Aberdeen defender Kari Arnason has helped Iceland qualify for the World Cup. Picture: Haraldur Gudjonsson/AFP/Getty Images

Kari Arnason says Scotland can emulate Iceland success

Kari Arnason is convinced Scotland can become regular
participants in the finals of major competitions again if they follow the example of Iceland’s incredible route to success.

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Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Ghana striker | McLeish open to Scotland job | Ex-Rangers star ‘selling ice cream’

Celtic have been linked with Ghanaian striker Richmond Boakye; Alex McLeish says it would be ‘hard to turn down’ the Scotland job and Bob Malcolm is now working as an ice cream man

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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes refused to answer questions about the Scotland job. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Derek McInnes refuses to answer questions on Scotland job

Derek McInnes is fully focussed on success at Aberdeen but admits it remains an ambition to manage Scotland someday.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers ‘have closed gap on Celtic’ | Brendan Rodgers to Chelsea? | Gordon Strachan’s future

Josh Windass believes Rangers have closed the gap on Celtic, Brendan Rodgers is among the frontrunners with the bookmakers to take over from Antonio Conte at Chelsea, and Gordon Strachan’s future with Scotland will be decided by the SFA board later today.

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Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has been looking forward to welcoming Hibs back to the Scottish Premiership. Picture: John Devlin

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes glad to see Hibs back in top flight

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has admitted he has been looking forward to welcoming Hibernian back into the Scottish Premiership.

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Pittodrie Stadium, home of Aberdeen FC. Picture: SNS

Long and winding road to a new home for Aberdeen

The biggest day in Aberdeen’s recent history is looming when the decision on where to relocate the club will be announced. In reality, many fans said farewell to the real Pittodrie back in 1992, says Andrew Southwick, as he looks back on the ground’s glory days

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An artist's impression of Aberdeen's proposed new stadium.

Aberdeen request delay on Kingsford stadium vote

Aberdeen chairman Stewart Milne said the club have asked for a crucial planning permission vote on their proposed £50 million new stadium development to be postponed.

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Jonny Hayes hails failed to replicate his Aberdeen form at his new club thus far. Picture: SNS

Five reasons behind Jonny Hayes’ slow start to life with Celtic

Celtic signed the Irish winger after a thoroughly impressive 2016/17 campaign with Aberdeen, but he’s yet to show anywhere like the form which persuaded Brendan Rodgers to part with £1.3million for his services. Craig Fowler looks at the reasons why.

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Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha (centre) with Daniel Candeias as the winger is substituted. Picture: SNS

4 things we learned from the Scottish Premiership weekend

Rangers issued an immediate response to critics following last week’s defeat in the first Old Firm derby of the season despite going behind at Hamilton.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers chase Benfica compensation | Stokes blasts ‘lazy’ comments | Bayern ace out of Celtic clash

Gers want compensation after Benfica cancel friendly; Anthony Stokes hits back at ‘lazy’ remarks and key Bayern Munich man out of Celtic tie

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