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Lee Clark vows to get more goals from Kilmarnock’s Jordan Jones

Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark reserved special praise for Jordan Jones and Gary Dicker as they starred in victory over Dundee, saying he thinks he can “add goals” to Jones’ game.

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Kilmarnock's Jordan Jones (right) and Dundee's Cammy Kerr battle for possession.  Photograph: Ross Parker/SNS

Kilmarnock 2 - 0 Dundee: Kilmarnock move into the top six

Kilmarnock moved up five places to sixth position courtesy of this comprehensive win over opponents who hadn’t previously lost a league game at Rugby Park since 2005.

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Ian Cathro is set to replace Robbie Neilson as Hearts boss. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Ian Cathro set to replace Robbie Neilson as Hearts boss

Ian Cathro is the clear front runner to replace Robbie Neilson as Hearts close in on the Newcastle United assistant manager. Tynecastle officials are confident of luring Cathro north once Neilson is confirmed as the new manager of MK Dons, which should happen by the end of the week.

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Dundee boss Paul Hartley is said to be among the leading candidates. Picture: SNS

Who are the leading candidates to become next Hearts boss?

Robbie Neilson, at the time of writing, is on his way down to Milton Keynes to discuss terms about a potential move to MK Dons.

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The draw for the fourth round of the Scottish Cup was held at Rugby Park last night to mark the 20th anniversary this season of Kilmarnocks triumph in the final at Hampden and current player Luke Hendrie, left, was joined by club legend Gary Holt, second from left, cup-winning captain Ray Montgomerie, second from right, and manager Lee Clark, right. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Holders given away clash in Scottish Cup fourth-round draw

Holders Hibs will begin their defence of the William Hill Scottish Cup with a fourth round away clash against either Dumbarton or Bonnyrigg Rose.

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Faycal Rherras, right, cleared three efforts off the goal-line for Hearts. Picture: SNS

Top 5 plays of the Scottish football weekend

Each weekend there are always moments to admire, as well as moments to cringe and laugh at. With a cup final and four league games to run the rule over, we choose the five best plays of the weekend, as well as the five worst.

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Ally McCoist did not vote on Resolution 11 at the Rangers agm. Picture: Robert Perry

Rumour Mill: McCoist didn’t vote on bid to weaken Ashley | Gent want Celtic stopper | Hearts eye trio

Ally McCoist failed to vote on key resolution at Rangers agm, Scott Brown eyes winning run and Rangers’ super-sub Joe Dodoo is tipped to kick on ...

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Dundee's Kostadin Gadzhalov (centre) scores his side's second goal in their 2-1 victory over Inverness at Dens Park. Picture: Kenny Smith/SNS

Dundee 2 - 1 Inverness: Dundee off the bottom of the table

Below the sanctuary of Celtic at the summit, this season’s Ladbrokes Premiership is fast becoming a lesson in Chaos Theory, such is the arbitrary nature of league positioning as teams fluctuate wildly between bottom feeders to top six hopefuls. The best example of this is Dundee. Paul Hartley’s side have gone from relegation favourites to sitting just below sixth-placed Motherwell on goals scored, with this narrow victory over Inverness their third win in four games.

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Conor Hourihane, who was linked with Celtic among other clubs, has opened contract extension talks with Barnsley. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Celtic target reveals contract talks | McCoist ‘wanted QPR job’ | Keane to Celtic?

Conor Hourihane, linked with Celtic, holds talks with Barnsley; ex-Rangers boss Ally McCoist was keen on QPR job and could Robbie Keane return to Celtic?

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Rangers' Harry Forrester celebrates scoring a late winner for for his side in their 1-0 victory over Dundee. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Rangers 1 - 0 Dundee: Harry Forrester seals injury time win

Whatever Rangers may lack – and that isn’t the shortest list – they do not want for perseverance.

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Rangers' James Tavernier at training. Picture: SNS

‘Signs’ that Rangers are getting ‘back to their best’

Rangers full-back James Tavernier is confident they can kick off a run of victories against Dundee.

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Motherwell manager Mark McGhee. Picture: SNS

Mark McGhee blames ‘overzealous Dundee bouncer’ for SFA rap

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee has blamed an overzealous Dundee “bouncer” for his Scottish Football Association disciplinary charge.

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Kieran Tierney has been pushed forward to create an unorthodox 3-5-2 system at Celtic. Picture: John Devlin

Biggest tactical trends in Scottish football this season

The final international break of the year has been endured, and now the league enters a busy period before the winter break. While the inquests and investigations are under way to solve the inextricable Rubik’s cube that is Scottish football, focus switches to the domestic game.

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Christian Nade has left Stranraer via mutual consent. Picture: Neil Hanna

Ex-Hearts striker Christian Nade released by Stranraer

Former Hearts and Raith Rovers striker Christian Nade has left Stranraer after having his contract terminated via mutual consent.

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Dundee's Marcus Haber, right, celebrates his clinching goal with Craig Wighton during the win over Motherwell. Picture: SNS

Paul Hartley hails Craig Wighton after win over Motherwell

Dundee manager Paul Hartley believes Craig Wighton is ready to fulfil his potential after being excited by his performance in their 2-0 victory over Motherwell.

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Dundees Marcus Haber, centre, celebrates his goal with Paul McGowan at Dens Park.  Picture: Kenny Smith/SNS

Dundee 2 - 0 Motherwell: Relief as home hoodoo ended

Having insisted beforehand they would have settled for any kind of victory, Dundee ultimately cared little that their elusive first home league win of the season was tinged with more than an element of controversy.

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Craig Wighton made his Dundee debut at 16. Picture: SNS

Dundee striker Craig Wighton learns to cope with expectation

Craig Wighton has learned to shut out outside pressures during his formative years as a Dundee player and feels that is precisely the way his team will get off the bottom of the league. The Dundee-born player has had to cope with major expectations since making his debut at the age of 16.

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This list was inspired by Stuart Armstrong. Picture: SNS

The 11 most eye-catching hairstyles in Scottish football

Craig Fowler’s article on Stuart Armstrong - where he mentioned the player’s “wondrous hair” amid his actual football abilities - got us discussing the most distinctive hairstyles in Scottish football right now. And this is who we came up with.

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Will Brendan Rodgers win the treble in his first season? Picture: John Devlin

Five predictions for the rest of the Scottish Premiership season

With the first round of fixtures done and dusted for just about every team, Craig Fowler gives five predictions for the remainder of the Scottish Premiership season.

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Barcelona considered a move for Karamoko Dembele before the 13-year-old became a sensation. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Barcelona move for Celtic wonderkid | Bayern and Barca eye Rangers starlet | Greg Stewart to return?

Barcelona backed out of a move to try and sign Karamoko Dembele before the 13-year-old became an internet sensation, the Catalan giants and Bayern Munich are watching Rangers’ youngster Billy Gilmour, and Dundee have made an approach to Birmingham City about bringing Greg Stewart back to Scotland.

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