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Ayr United

Dunfermline 1 - 1 Ayr: Fleming saves two penalties in 60 seconds

Dunfermline’s penalty curse resurfaced as Kallum Higginbotham contrived to miss two spot-kicks in the space of 60 seconds in a breathless 1-1 draw against Ayr United.

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James Craigen celebrates his goal. Picture; Michael Gillen

Ayr United 0 - 1 Falkirk: James Craigen is Bairns’ hero

A James Craigen goal was enough to settle a keenly contested affair as Falkirk stayed in play-off contention and sent Ayr to a third consecutive defeat.

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John Sutton, left, celebrates his winning goal for St Mirren. Picture: SNS.

St Mirren 2 – 1 Ayr United: John Sutton rescues Saints

John Sutton sent Saints storming into the semi-finals of the Irn Bru Cup with a fantastic late double to finally bring some joy to the suffering supporters.

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St Mirren manager Joack Ross is looking for a win when his side take on Ayr United in the Irn-Bru Cup quarter final. Picture: Michael Gillen

Jack Ross hopes Irn-Bru Cup can be tonic for poor form

St Mirren manager Jack Ross is hoping that his side can see off Ayr United in their Irn-Bru Cup quarter-final today and give their long suffering fans something to smile about.

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Martin Boyle, right, who scored twice in Hibs 3-0 victory, celebrates with team-mate Grant Holt. Picture: SNS.

Hibs rivals Martin Boyle and Jason Cummings still good friends

Martin Boyle revealed his friendship with Jason Cummings remains intact despite keeping his best buddy out of the Hibernian starting 11.

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Gary Oliver was on target

Morton 2 - 1 Ayr: Gary Oliver leaves it late to score winner

Casually referring to this encounter as game of two halves would scarcely do it justice as there were great goals, a litany of cautions, shocking challengesand a late, late comeback win for the home team

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Paul Cairney netted the game's only goal. Picture: Michael Gillen

Ayr 1 - 0 Queen of the South: Ex-Hibs man shoots down Queens

Paul Cairney’s second-half strike gave in-form Ayr the points and sent stuttering Queens down to third in the table. United, on an impressive run of just one defeat in eight games, were quickly on the back foot as the visitors set out to erase the memory of their 5-0 drubbing at the hands of Morton.

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Ayr United manager Ian McCall. Picture: Michael Gillen

Dumbarton 0 - 3 Ayr: Forrest on fire with hat-trick

An Alan Forrest hat-trick gave Ayr all three points and extended the sorry Sons’ winless streak to eight games.

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Lee Miller rubbed salt in the United wounds

Falkirk win points not plaudits

Falkirk claimed three fortunate points, but precious few plaudits as they edged out crestfallen Ayr to win a dog of a game the visitors will justifiably feel they merited a point from.

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Hibernian's Marvin Bartley (second from the left) is shown a red card in the defeat by Ayr United. Picture: SNS

Hibs loss adds spice to top of the table clash at Palmerston

Hibs bid to win the second tier title and earn promotion back amongst the elite of Scottish football no longer looks preordained after this defeat, first of the league season, to part-time opponents Ayr United.

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Marvin Bartley is shown a straight red card for a foul on Ayr midfielder Jamie Adams. Picture: SNS

Hibs 1 - 2 Ayr United: Ten-man Hibs fall short in bid for history

Hibs failed in a bid to win their opening six league games for the first time in their history as Ayr United fought back from a goal down to take all three points at Easter Road.

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Former Hibs midfielder Paul Cairney was on target for Ayr against Morton. Picture: Johnston Press

Ayr United 2 - 1 Morton: Ayr grab their first win of season

Ayr United celebrated their first three points of the season thanks to second-half goals from Paul Cairney and Alan Forrest.

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Ayr Utd 1 - 1 St Mirren: Saints leave it late

Ayr Utd 1 - 1 St Mirren: Saints leave it late

Tom Walsh headed a late equaliser to spare St Mirren the ignominy of dropping to the bottom of the league.

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Willo Flood, left, netted the third for United

Dundee United 3 – 0 Ayr United: Promotion push gets shove

Ray McKinnon, the Dundee United manager, stressed the importance of proceeding with their promotion push after watching his side secure their first league win of the new campaign.

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Stephen Dobbie scored in his first game back at Palmerston. Picture: SNS

Queen of the South 4 - 1 Ayr: Dobbie on target for Queens

A magnificent strike on the brink of half-time, amidst a strong team performance, ensured a memorable Palmerston return for Queen of the South talisman, Stephen Dobbie. 

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Niall McGinn, centre, celebrates having put Aberdeen 2-0 up. Picture: SNS

Ayr 1 - 2 Aberdeen: Dons through to quarter-final

ABERDEEN got over the first hurdle of a domestic cup competition for the first time in two years – but they were made to fight all the way by battling Ayr.

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Ian McCall was less than pleased

Ayr United 2 - 1 Hamilton Academical: Accies get cup shock

United sprang one of the shocks of the day with a fine victory that leaves Premiership outfit Hamilton playing catch-up in Group G of the Betfred Cup.

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Falkirk defeated Hibs in the Scottish Premiership play-offs last season. Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk and Hibs to meet on Championship’s opening weekend

Promotion candidates Falkirk and Hibs will meet on the opening weekend of the Championship season after the SPFL released the fixture list for the 2016/17 Scottish football campaign.

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Could Kris Commons be on his way to Easter Road? Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Kris Commons to Hibs? | 10 arrested over Cup Final chaos | Ashley hits back in Rangers Retail fight

New Hibs boss Neil Lennon lines up Commons swoop; ten arrested in raids linked to Scottish Cup final disorder and Mike Ashley hires top branding lawyer in Rangers retail fight

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