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Betfred Cup wrap: Falkirk impressive in defeat of Inverness CT

Falkirk moved top of Betfred Cup Group A and set down a marker for the league season thanks to a 2-0 victory at Inverness.

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Leigh Griffiths holds a glass bottle thrown at him from the stands during the match against Linfield. Picture: PA

Rumour Mill: Leigh Griffiths’ yellow to stand | Craig Whyte to net £5m payout | Barry Ferguson the new Airdrie boss?

Leigh Griffiths will have no chance of overturning his yellow card against Linfield, Craig Whyte could receive £5m from the liquidation pot of oldco Rangers, and Barry Ferguson is being considered as the next manager of Airdrie.

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St Mirren's Gregor Buchanan heads into the net. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Betfred Cup round-up: Falkirk and St Mirren record 4-1 wins

Falkirk and St Mirren put down an early marker ahead of the Ladbrokes Championship season with comfortable victories in the end. Elsewhere, League Two Peterhead beat League One East Fife and Cowdenbeath emerged victorious over Buckie Thistle in a game which featured six goals.

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Celtic won last season's Betfred League Cup. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Betfred Cup draw throws up derby clash

Dundee will face Dundee United in the stand-out fixture of the 2017 Betfred Cup group stage.

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Jim Chapman has left Annan for Clyde. Pic: SNS/Graham Stuart

Clyde name Jim Chapman as new manager

Clyde have announced the appointment of Jim Chapman as manager.

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SNP MSP John Mason to boycott Clyde FC over Goodwillie signing

SNP MSP John Mason to boycott Clyde FC over Goodwillie signing

Politician John Mason has announced that he will boycott Clyde after the club announced the controversial signing of striker David Goodwillie.

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David Goodwillie. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

David Goodwillie returns to football with Clyde

Former Scotland player David Goodwillie is set to return to senior football today by playing for SPFL League 2 side Clyde in their match at Cowdenbeath just less than three months after a judge ruled that he had raped a woman.

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Falkirk fans at Falkirk Stadium for a home game against Dumbarton. Picture: TSPL

How many Scottish football grounds have you been to?

EACH of the 42 member clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League has their own home stadium. How many have you visited?

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Barry Ferguson resigned as manager of Clyde following defeat by Annan. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Barry Ferguson touted as Rangers manager after leaving Clyde

Barry Ferguson has resigned as manager of Clyde, the club confirmed this morning, increasing the already-rife speculation that the former Rangers captain will become the next manager of the Ibrox club.

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Barry Ferguson met with the Clyde board after the defeat by Annan Athletics. Picture: Michael Gillen

Barry Ferguson’s future as manager of Clyde in doubt

Barry Ferguson’s future as manager of Clyde is in doubt following the 1-0 loss to Annan Athletic at Galabank.

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Cammie Binnie made a vital penalty save for The Binos

Stirling Albion 2 - 2 Clyde: Two doubles mean it’s try again

A brace each from Dylan Nguene Bikey and Peter MacDonald means these League 2 rivals will need a replay to determine who progresses to the fifth round.

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Walter Smith's departure from Rangers was announced in October 1997, seven months before his eventual exit. Picture: TSPL

Eight managers who had prolonged exits from Scottish clubs

Jackie McNamara will remain in charge of York City, despite being sacked by the National League club. The unusual agreement was announced earlier today as it appears McNamara will continue to handle first-team duties until the club appoint his successor. In honour of this bizarre situation, we look back at few protracted exits for managers in Scottish football from years gone by.

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Kilmarnock's Souleymane Coulibaly scored with a back-heel

Clyde 1 - 2 Kilmarnock: Souleymane Coulibaly makes mark

Souleymane Coulibaly was enduring the most frustrating of debuts when one flash of impudence sent Kilmarnock on their way to victory at Broadwood.

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Former Celtic midfielder Massimo Donati is currently on trial with Hamilton Accies. Picture: Robert Perry

10 foreign stars who made surprising returns to Scottish football

With the news that ex-Celtic midfielder Massimo Donati has joined up with Martin Canning’s Hamilton Accies squad for a trial after leaving Bari at the end of the season, The Scotsman looks at 10 foreigners who made similarly surprising returns to Scottish football after heading abroad, not many of which were successful.

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Pat Nevin was dubbed the 'first post-punk footballer by the NME. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Interview: Pat Nevin on his tour of Morrissey’s mansion

Pat Nevin sips his latte
and looks puzzled. “This is the first interview I’ve done for many years. I don’t get asked and, to be honest, feel uncomfortable doing them. You’ll have to tell me why you want to speak to me because I don’t know. I haven’t got anything to sell.”

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David Galt of Queen's Park celebrates his side's third goal. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Clyde 1 - 3 Queen’s Park: David Galt hits Spiders screamer

Queen’s Park have the initiative in the League 1 play-off thanks to Vinnie Berry’s second-half goal which was then complemented with a wonder strike by David Galt in their 3-1 success at Clyde.

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Chris Mitchell, during his days with Falkirk. Picture: Michael Gillen

Death of Scottish footballer, 27, leaves clubs in shock

Tributes have been flooding in for a Scottish footballer who has died suddenly at the age of 27.

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Clyde's  Scott Linton, left, and Elgin's Archie McPhee challenge for the ball

Elgin 0 - 2 Clyde: Clyde head for Hampden

By Alasdair Fraser

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Cowdenbeath manager Colin Nish is seeking to overturn a 2-0 first leg deficit. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Cowdenbeath look for edge to catch Spiders

Cowdenbeath need to find an attacking edge at home against Queen’s Park today if they are to recover from a 2-0 defeat in the play-off semi-final first leg and remain a League 1 outfit.

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Clyde's Scott Linton celebrates as he doubles the lead for his side. Picture: SNS

Clyde 3 – 1 Elgin: Bully Wee win first leg in play-off

Clyde may have been missing manager Barry Ferguson when they took on Elgin in the first leg of their play-off semi-final, but they did the business by establishing a two-goal advantage thanks to a 3-1 win at Broadwood, writes Craig P Stewart.

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