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Rumour Mill: Chelsea to sign Rangers wonderkid | Mancini wants to manage Celtic | ‘Bring on England’

Chelsea have won the race to sign highly-rated Rangers teenager Billy Gilmour, Italian football great Roberto Mancini says he’d like to manage Celtic one day, and all the reaction as Scotland defeat Slovenia at Hampden.

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Dundee United celebrate after receiving the Irn Bru Challenge Cup. Picture: Getty.

Dundee United and St Mirren eye strong finish after cup final

Nobody is happy losing a cup final, whether it’s the nation’s premier knockout competition or one exclusively for the lower leagues. But for both St Mirren and Dundee United, the bigger picture dwarfed the significance of who emerged victorious from Saturday’s Irn-Bru Cup showdown.

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Rumour Mill: Footballer banned over cup final pitch invasion | Johansson to Rangers? | Ricken charity match

A footballer has been banned from every ground in the UK for his part in the Scottish Cup final pitch invasion, Jonatan Johansson is in contention to be No.3 to Pedro Caixinha at Rangers, and Fernando Ricken’s charity match is hailed as a huge success.

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Jerry Kerry, the man who created Dundee United  and led them to home and away victories over Barcelona. Picture: Hamish Campbell

Jerry Kerr – the Dundee United dreamer deserves to be honoured

‘As a manager, he never swore, never lost his temper, was never rude to anyone. He was respected as a gentleman and there aren’t many managers of the modern game you can say that about.”

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United's Tony Andreu, Nick Van Der Velden, Frank Van Der Struijk and Luis Zwick with the cup. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Dundee United 2 - 1 St Mirren: Tangerines rise to Challenge

Dundee United showed the kind of resolution and defensive toughness that’s been largely absent from their play in 2017 to capture the club’s first ever Challenge Cup title, eventually bettering St Mirren after surviving a dominant first-half performance from the Championship’s bottom side.

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St Mirren manager Jack Ross and Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon look ahead to Saturday's Irn Bru Cup final. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Steven Thompson shocked by Dundee United’s decline

Former Rangers, Cardiff City, Burnley and Scotland striker Steven Thompson was 15 years into his playing career before he finally signed for boyhood heroes St Mirren, winning the League Cup with them in 2013 before hanging up his boots at the end of last season.

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Craig Barr heads home the opening goal from a Chris Johnston free-kick just after the interval.  Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Raith Rovers 2 - 1 Dundee United: Rovers rise to challenge

John Hughes used the tough love approach to management in the build up to this game and was rewarded with a gritty, determined display that earned Raith Rovers a second victory in their past three games.

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Dundee United manager Ray Mckinnon is looking to rediscover the winning formula at Tannadice. Picture: SNS

Five reasons Dundee United’s title challenge has fallen apart

On Christmas Day, as Dundee United fans tore open their presents, dined with family and drank merrily through the crisp night, they did so with a warmth at the centre of their being. For the Tangerines sat two points atop the Ladbrokes Championship. Twenty months of pain was slowly evaporating and there was real hope that 2017 was going to be their year.

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Harry Davis, right, first St Mirren ahead after only two minutes at Love Street.

St Mirren 3-2 Dundee Utd McKinnon’s men lose to bottom club

Dundee United’s problems show no sign of being solved as they deservedly lost to bottom club St Mirren in Paisley last night.

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Rumour Mill: King to meet Caixinha | Chelsea want Rangers kid | ‘brilliant’ Bobby Madden

Rangers chairman Dave King will fly into Glasgow next week to meet with new boss Pedro Caixinha, Ibrox wonderkid Billy Gilmour could be on his way to Chelsea, and ex-referee Dermot Gallagher has praised the performance of “brilliant” Bobby Madden in the Old Firm derby.

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Moussa Dembele will be watched by no fewer than five clubs during tomorrow's Old Firm clash. Picture: SNS Group

Rumour Mill: 5 clubs to scout Dembele | Sumaila to Rangers? | Lennon hails ‘big-game’ Cummings

Chelsea and PSG among clubs set to watch Dembele in Old Firm clash; Pedro Caixinha eyes first Gers signing and Lennon hails Cummings but chides him for ‘stupid’ red card

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Hibernian's Jason Cummings is sent off following a second booking. Picture: SNS

Hibs boss Neil Lennon hails Jason Cummings despite red card

Neil Lennon hailed Jason Cummings as “priceless” last night after his goal earned victory in what the manager claimed was Hibs’ most important league match in years.

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Hibernian's Jason Cummings fires home the only goal at Tannadice. Picture: SNS

Dundee United 0-1 Hibs: Jason Cummings is hero and villain

Jason Cummings took centre stage on an evening when Hibs made things a lot tougher for themselves than they needed to be.

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Paul Le Guen did not enjoy a successful spell with Rangers. Picture: SNS

Judging every foreign manager in Scottish football history

Portuguese coach Pedro Caixinha remains the favourite to succeed Mark Warburton in the Rangers hotseat, which has brought up the debate of foreign managers and their rate of success in Scottish football.

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Dundee United striker Tony Andreu celebrates the goal which beat Hibs at Tannadice in December. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Ray McKinnon says Hibs’ blip due to competitive Championship

Ray McKinnon believes Hibs’ recent league blip cannot be blamed on jitters or their 
Scottish Cup distractions.

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Rumour Mill: Caixinha makes Rangers wait | Ibrox target quits | Ravanelli for Motherwell? | Forrest a doubt

Pedro Caixinha has delayed his trip to Glasgow after talks to become new Rangers boss stalled, Ibrox director of football candidate Paul Mitchell has quit his role at Tottenham, Fabrizio Ravanelli is among the applicants to take over as new boss of Motherwell, and James Forrest is a doubt for Sunday’s Old Firm clash.

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Ian Redford junior, pictured at Saltcoats, has spoken of his pride at his late father Ian's forthcoming induction into Dundee United's Hall of Fame. Picture: John Devlin

Ian Redford junior to induct dad into Dundee United Hall of Fame

There can be few more fiercely felt privileges than for a son to pick up an award on behalf of his father. For golfer Ian Redford junior, this emotional task represents having
come full circle.

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Nadir Ciftci was sold to Celtic for over one million pounds. Picture: SNS

Relegation season cost Dundee United £1.55m

Dundee United have reported annual losses of more than £1.5 million in their relegation season.

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Rumour Mill: Pedro Caixinha for Rangers job | Next Motherwell manager | Rangers need ‘Neil Lennon-type’

Portuguese coach Pedro Caixinha is in the running to be next manager of Rangers; Owen Coyle, Lee McCulloch and Simo Valakari are among the favourites to be next Motherwell boss, though Stephen Robinson is likely to succeed Mark McGhee, and Derek Ferguson insists Rangers need a player like Neil Lennon to improve fortunes at Ibrox.

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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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