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Dundee United 4 - 1 Cowdenbeath

Ray McKinnon, the Dundee United manager, declared his side more than ready to face city rivals Dundee as he relishes his first taste of the unique fixture ahead of Sunday’s derby cup clash at Dens Park.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers target two more key signings | Celtic to change tactics? | Rangers hit back at McKay

Rangers are set to bring in at least two new faces before the start of the season, Celtic could be set to rejig their formation and Rangers hit back at Barrie McKay’s claims he was mistreated by Pedro Caixinha. All this and more in today’s rumour mill.

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Paul McMullan, who is looking forward to  his first taste of the Tayside derby. Picture: Sammy Turner/SNS

Dundee United’s Paul McMullan happy with James Forrest label

Paul McMullan insists he’s happy to be labelled Dundee United’s James Forrest – and paid tribute to the way the Celtic and Scotland winger helped him at Parkhead.

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Rumour Mill: Kris Commons in Hibs return? | Ronny Deila the double agent | Bruno Alves doesn’t need captaincy

Kris Commons is in discussions with Hibs about a return to Easter Road, Ronny Deila could be set to provide information on the opposition to both Celtic and Rosenborg, and Rangers centre-back Bruno Alves says he doesn’t need the captain’s armband to become a leader.

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James Keatings out for up to six weeks with ankle injury

James Keatings has been ruled out of action for up to six weeks after damaging his ankle ligaments in Dundee United’s Betfred Cup win over Buckie Thistle.

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Andy Robertson is set for a big money move to Liverpool. Picture: Michael Gillen

Andrew Robertson to undergo medical ahead of Liverpool move

Andrew Robertson will undergo a medical at Anfield on Thursday ahead of a £10million move from Hull City to Liverpool.

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Paul Hegarty helps launch Dundee Kiltwalk. Picture: Ian Rutherford/Supplied

Legend Paul Hegarty urges Dundonians to sign up for Kiltwalk

DUNDEE United hero Paul Hegarty has taken part in a friendly kick-about by the seaside to launch Kiltwalk in the city.

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Paul McMullan scored his first goal for Dundee United against Raith Rovers. Picture: SNS.

Paul McMullan says cup win is a good sign for Dundee United

There’s nothing quite like some sibling rivalry when it comes to spurring each other on. Paul McMullan, just one 
of Dundee United’s recent arrivals, was able to vouch for that after savouring his first goal for his new club.

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James Keatings sweeps home the 72nd-minute penalty for Dundee United after substitute Sam Stanton had been brought down.  Photograph: Sammy Turner/SNS

Dundee United 2 - 0 Raith Rovers: New-look side shines

Dundee United’s priority will never change from trying to secure promotion, but this victory in their Betfred Cup group opener will certainly serve its purpose.

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Sam Stanton last played in a friendly win over Berwick Rangers for Hibernian. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Done deal: Sam Stanton joins Dundee United on loan from Hibs

Dundee United have completed their ninth summer signing with the loan addition of Sam Stanton from Hibs.

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Harry Lewis in action for Southampton against Arsenal in last season's FA Cup. Picture: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Done deal: Dundee United sign Harry Lewis from Southampton

Dundee United have completed the signing of highly-rated Southampton goalkeeper Harry Lewis on a one-year loan deal.

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Matt Crooks, right, failed to make an impact at Ibrox. Picture: Michael Gillen

Rumour Mill: Rangers accept offer for midfielder | Celtic-PSNI row | Aberdeen eye Kari Arnason

Rangers have accepted an offer for midfielder Matt Crooks, Celtic and the Police Service of Northern Ireland have become embroiled in a row, and Aberdeen are looking to bring midfielder Kari Arnason back to the club.

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Moussa Dembele nets a spectaculr overhead kick against Manchester City. Picture: OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Celtic drop 16 places in UEFA’s club rankings

Celtic have dropped 16 places in UEFA’s club rankings despite reaching the group stages of last season’s Champions League.

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Rangers Manager  Pedro Caixinha won't be leading his side out to face Crotone. Picture: Steve  Welsh/Getty Images

Rumour mill: Confusion over Rangers Serie A clash | Hearts eye goalkeeper | Dembele’s ability questioned

Rangers have been left baffled after Serie A side Crotone reveal friendly against Ibrox side, Hearts have set their sights on a new number one and a former Rangers player questioned Moussa Dembele’s ability.

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Rangers celebrate winning the Scottish league tiotle in 2005. Picture: SNS.

Scotsman poll: Majority of fans want Rangers’ titles stripped

We asked readers of The Scotsman: ‘Should Rangers be stripped of their titles won between 2001 and 2010’ following Wednesday’s ruling by the Supreme Court in favour of HMRC over the club’s use of Employee Benefit Trusts.

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Thomas Mikkelsen has agreed to join Ross County. Picture: Michael Gillen

Ross County to sign ex-Dundee United striker Thomas Mikkelsen

Ross County have signed former Dundee United striker Thomas Mikkelsen.

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Scott Brown. Picture: John Devlin

Rumour Mill: new deal for Scott Brown | Manchester United eye Kieran Tierney | No move for McGregor

Celtic are to set offer captain Scott Brown a deal, Manchester United join the clubs chasing Celtic’s Kieran Tierney and Hearts pour cold water over Allan McGregor move.

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Lazar Markovic in action for Liverpool - but could the winger be heading to Celtic? Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Liverpool winger | Danny Graham to Hibs? | Gers boss ‘can’t work miracles’

Celtic installed as favourites to sign Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic; Hibs linked with loan deal for Danny Graham and Rangers edge past Luxembourg minnows as Pedro Caixinha insists he can’t work miracles

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Fraser Fyvie has left Hibernian and is expected to join Dundee United. Picture:  Ian Georgeson

Dundee United close in on deals for Fraser Fyvie, Paul Quinn

Ray McKinnon insists he remains hopeful of concluding a deal to snap up freed Hibs midfielder Fraser Fyvie as he prepares to add a fifth signing to his revamped Dundee United squad.

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Fraser Fyvie is expected to complete a move to Dundee United. Picture: SNS

5 reasons why Fraser Fyvie is a great signing for Dundee United

The ex-Hibs midfielder is set to complete a deal to sign with Dundee United after exiting Easter Road. Craig Fowler looks at why this should be a great signing for the Championship title hopefuls.

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