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Ex-Aberdeen manager Jimmy Calderwood reveals dementia battle

Former Aberdeen manager Jimmy Calderwood has revealed he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Rumour Mill: Celtic want Dutch international | Police probe Lennon threats | No Celtic return for Roberts

Celtic are tracking Feyenoord left-back Miquel Nelom, Police Scotland confirm they are looking into online threats on Neil Lennon and Patrick Roberts is not returning to Celtic before their Champions League qualifier against Astana.

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Dunfermline's Joe Cardle (left) celebrates his second goal. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Dunfermline 5 - 1 Inverness CT: Pars rampant against helpless ICT

If Inverness Caley Thistle needed an indication of how tough it will be for them to return to the Premiership at the first time of asking this was certainly it.

Rangers' Daniel Candeias (centre) celebrates his goal with Alfredo Morelos (left) and Fabio Cardoso at full-time. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Pedro Caixinha praises Alfredo Morelos’ fighting qualities

Pedro Caixinha believes Alfredo Morelos is destined to become a prolific marksman for Rangers after scoring his first two goals for the club.

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Rangers' Alfredo Morelos celebrates the first of his two goals against Dunfermline. Picture: John Devlin/SNS

Rangers 6-0 Dunfermline: Morelos bags brace in cup rout

The blue shoots of recovery continued to sprout encouragingly for Pedro Caixinha as Rangers stormed into the last eight of the Betfred Cup with a free-flowing demolition of Dunfermline.

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Rumour Mill: Green Brigade snub Celtic game | Dunfermline deny Rangers ‘match-fixing’ | Rangers fans want WWII titles

Celtic fans group The Green Brigade stayed away from the cup match against Kilmarnock, Dunfermline chairman Ross McArthur has denied rumours of historic match-fixing with Rangers, and Rangers supporters want World War II titles to be recognised.

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Dunfermline's Kallum Higginbotham in action against Alan Lithgow (left). Picture: SNS/Alan Rennie

Both sides pay a penalty for missing chances

We’ve grown used to penalty shoot-outs in the opening weeks of the season in the Betfred Cup and this game continued with a variant of the theme, featuring a stick- on penalty claim turned down, a questionable one given and third that was clear-cut but ultimately squandered. It may have somehow ended all-square but Dunfermline were probably the happier in the light of Sean Murdoch denying the hosts’ Danny Mullen spot kick with a diving save with just four minutes remaining.

The expressions of Hearts head coach Ian Cathro (left) with Austin MacPhee (centre) and Paul Gallacher reflect the grim mood at Tynecastle on Saturday. Picture: SNS.

Hearts fans call time on Ian Cathro after embarrassing cup exit

Time is a commodity in short supply in football. Teams are expected to hit the ground running and managers are not usually afforded the luxury of limitless months to tinker and tweak a team that continues to underperform.

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The Dundee rivals will meet again in the next round of the Betfred Cup. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

Dundee derby in Betfred Cup draw while home ties for Old Firm

Dundee and Dundee United will meet again in the Betfred Cup after being drawn against each other in the second round competition.

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Hearts' Michael Smith (left) with Kallum Higginbotham. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Hearts 2-2 Dunfermline: Jambos crash out of Betfred Cup

Hearts lost to Dunfermline on penalties at Tynecastle as they exited the Betfred League Cup to increase pressure on head coach Ian Cathro.

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Connor Randall has completed a one-year loan deal and is available to face Dunfermline.

Tynecastle a stepping stone as Hearts stars chase their dreams

New signing Connor Randall said he jumped at the chance to swap a season as a bit-part player in the English Premier League for an opportunity to impress at Hearts.

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Inverness CT's Matty Elsdon battles for the ball against Falkirk's Rory Loy. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

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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Nicky Clark hit the net four times. Picture: Sammy Turner/SNS

Dunfermline Ath 6-0 Elgin City: Nicky Clark steals show

Nicky Clark stole the show at East End Park as his clinical masterclass put Elgin City to the sword in comprehensive fashion.

Jermaine Pennant celebrates scoring Hibs' second goal. Picture: SNS.

Jermaine Pennant on target as Hibs get into their stride

Former Arsenal and Liverpool winger Jermaine Pennant was among the scorers as Hibernian scored four unanswered goals against Dunfermline in their first pre-season outing

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Jim Jefferies had two spells as Hearts manager nine-and-a-half years apart. Picture: Ian Rutherford

5 managers who made long-awaited returns to Scottish clubs

John Robertson has become manager of Inverness Caledonian Thistle nearly 13 years after leaving the Highland club. In honour of Robbo’s decision to turn back the clock, we look at five other Scottish bosses who returned home following a significant period of time away.

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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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Rumour Mill: Rangers target McLean | Rodgers and Griffiths kiss and make up | Doubt cast on United’s future

Kenny McLean is the latest Rangers target has Pedro Caixinha looks to improve his squad, Brendan Rodgers and Leigh Griffiths kissed and made up after argument and concerns grow over Dundee United’s finances.

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Rumour Mill: Armstrong to interest English elite | McKay sweats over deal | Lennon to add duo

Stuart Armstrong will have his choice of the best teams in England according to Celtic legend, Barrie McKay is made to sweat on new Rangers deal and Neil Lennon is set to add two to Hibs squad.

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Allan Johnston is aiming for promotion next term. Picture: Michael Gillen

Queen of the South 0 - 1 Dunfermline Athletic: Pars look up

Allan Johnston is eyeing the summer signings which can help Dunfermline push for promotion next season after a final-day win.

Dunfermline's Nicky Clark was on target again. Picture: Ross Parker

Dunfermline Athletic 3 - 1 Morton: Pars eye mid-table finish

Dunfermline sent their fans home happy for the summer as they recorded a victory that keeps them on course for fifth place in their first year back in the SPFL Championship.

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