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John Souttar picture perfect in remarkable Hearts comeback

Little more than two hours had passed following John Souttar’s comeback against East Fife and the Hearts defender, as they say, “took to social media”. Nothing noteworthy there. That is increasingly a commonplace and, for the most part, relatively bland part of post-match routine in the Internet age.

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Hearts' Kyle Lafferty wheels away after heading the home side in front. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Hearts 3-0 East Fife: Kyle Lafferty hits brace in routine win

Kyle Lafferty hit a brace to take his Hearts tally to three goals in two games as Hearts defeated an injury-ravaged East Fife in the Betfred Cup.

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Hearts young striker Rory Currie is fired up by the challenge of competing for a first-team place.  Picture: SNS.

Rory Currie seeks greater recognition at Hearts

Rory Currie’s contribution to the Hearts cause since he broke into the first team last season has seen him recognised as a kid with plenty of potential. Those expectations are something he can live with and he admits that being recognised when he is out and about is also now part of life.

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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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Armed police were deployed at Robbie Williams in Edinburgh (pictured) and will be again tonight ahead of Little Mix.

Armed police to be deployed at Edinburgh Little Mix gig

Armed police are being deployed at the Little Mix concert in Edinburgh tonight to reassure concert goers in the wake of recent UK terror attacks.

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First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, Louise Linton, Vice President Mike Pence, and Second Lady Karen Pence pose at the wedding of Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and Louise Lintonat Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. Picture: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for LS

Scottish actress married to President Trump’s Treasury secretary

It would appear to be a life far removed from the one she spent as a public schoolgirl in Edinburgh.

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Darren Young has been appointed as the new East Fife manager. Pic: SNS/Gary Hutchison

Darren Young appointed as East Fife manager

East Fife have appointed Darren Young as their manager.

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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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Aberdeen and Celtic will contest the trophy on Saturday afternoon. Picture: SNS

Quiz: How well do you know your Scottish Cup finals?

Aberdeen and Celtic will meet tomorrow in the 132nd Scottish Cup final. To get in the spirit of things, why not try out our Scottish Cup final quiz?

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Jamie Insall. Picture: JP resell.

Hibs striker Jamie Insall fails drugs test

Hibs striker Jamie Insall has failed a drugs test.

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The Livi Lions were too obvious to make the list. Picture: SNS

Quiz: How well do you know Scottish football nicknames?

Take over quiz and see if you can match the club with their official nickname, according to the SPFL website.

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Stuart Armstrong was widely praised for his performance against Slovenia on Sunday. Picture: Michael Gillen

4 of the best Scotland debuts to rival Stuart Armstrong

How fast fortunes can change in football – especially when Scotland are involved.

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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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East Fife manager Barry Smith hailed Paterson

Livingston 0 - 1 East Fife: Nicki Paterson makes his mark

East Fife manager Barry Smith hailed match-winner Nicki Paterson’s moment of brilliance after the midfielder’s stunning volley secured the Methil club’s first ever victory at Livingston.

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Barry Smith has led East Fife to four consecutive wins since returning to management following a spell as a football journalist. Picture: SNS

Barry Smith happy to swap journalism for East Fife dugout

Like any manager of a lower league side, Barry Smith has to put his shoulder to the wheel at East Fife. But his responsibilities don’t also stretch to writing match reports on the club website.

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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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Hibs midfielder Sam Stanton, who has joined Dumbarton on loan.

Dumbarton take Hibernian midfielder Stanton on loan

Dumbarton manager Stephen Aitken got his man after Hibs agreed that midfielder Sam Stanton could join the Sons on loan until the end of the season, writes Craig Stewart.

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The Aston Villa defender has reportedly agreed a two-year deal to join Rangers. Picture: PA

Rumour Mill: Lescott to sign for Rangers | Celtic face UEFA charge over flags | Striker admits Hibs interest

Joleon Lescott has decided to sign for Rangers despite interest from Sunderland; Celtic fans defy warnings to wave Palestinian flags and club could face UEFA sanctions and Brian Graham insists he’s focused on Ross County despite interest from Hibs

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Donnelly covered both the Dundee clubs for national newspapers. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Football mourns death of respected journalist Dick Donnelly

Scottish football has lost one of its most distinctive and authoritative voices with the death of Dick Donnelly, a veteran journalist who was steeped in the game – on Tayside specifically.

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