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Kevin Thomson: Team-mate Derek Riordan was underrated at Hibs

I t was interesting to hear my old friend Derek “Deeks” Riordan has signed for Edinburgh City until the end of the season.

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Former Hibs and Celtic striker Derek Riordan warms up before kick-off against Cowdenbeath at new club Edinburgh City on Tuesday, but didn't get on. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Derek Riordan: I’ve still got a couple of good seasons in me

Derek Riordan has insisted he is fit, hungry and out to prove that, at 34, he still has plenty to offer to the SPFL.

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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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Gary Jardine walks up Advocate's Close on his way to his day job at Edinburgh City Council. Picture Ian Rutherford

Interview: Gary Jardine on his City, parking and pyramids

To the City Chambers, and I’m pretty sure this will be my first visit to the throbbing pulsebeat of Edinburgh’s municipal affairs since my days as a news reporter. Covering council meetings was tedious stuff, especially the general purposes committee, a dumping ground for the business which even the capital’s elected representatives deemed boring. Then one afternoon…

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Rumour Mill: Old Firm eye Liam Kelly | Larsson’s son on the move | Boyd responds to Hearts taunts

Celtic and Rangers are said to be interested in Reading youngster Liam Kelly, Jordan Larsson could be set to seal a move to the Netherlands, and Kris Boyd has laughed off boos from Hearts fans.

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Scottish football: The 10 greatest moments of 2016

As it says on the tin - unsurprisingly, the men’s national team feature nowhere on this list.

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Priory Hospital in Glasgow. Picture: Donald MacLeod.

English patients sent to Scotland due to bed shortages

Eating disorder patients in England are being sent to Scotland by the NHS because of bed shortages, it has been reported.

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Edinburgh City's Dougie Gair scored the all-important winning goal versus Montrose. Picture: Neil Hanna

League Two round up: Edinburgh City record first league win

Despite remaining bottom of League Two, it was an afternoon of historic celebration for Edinburgh City who recorded their first ever victory in Scottish league football with a 1-0 triumph at Montrose.

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David Templeton used to play for Hearts and Rangers. Picture: Robert Perry

David Templeton turns down Edinburgh City move

The SPFL’s newest side, Edinburgh City, have failed in a bold bid to bring former Rangers striker David Templeton to the club.

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Celtic and Rangers may be looking to join a new Atlantic League. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish football mailbag: SPFL without Old Firm | Strachan ignoring Griffiths | Jim Goodwin

Craig Fowler answers your questions on Scottish football.

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Returning to Edinburgh has brought back happy memories for former Hearts favourite Craig Beattie. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Craig Beattie excited to get going with Edinburgh City

Remembered in Edinburgh for one particular Scottish Cup goal and a celebration that will go down in Hearts folklore, Craig Beattie has returned to the capital and to a club where the home ground lends itself perfectly to the prospect of regular re-enactments of the jubilation that followed spot-kick success against Celtic.

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Hamilton's Alex D'Acol celebrates after scoring his side's second goal to make it 2-2 at Meadowbank. Picture: SNS Group

Edinburgh City 2-4 Hamilton: Premiership side survive scare

Hamilton Accies diced with calamity against Edinburgh City last night before fighting back from two goals down to stay on course for the second round of the Betfred Cup.

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Craig Beattie during his brief spell with Hearts after scoring the winning goal against Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-final. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Edinburgh City sign ex-Celtic & Hearts striker Craig Beattie

Edinburgh City have signed former Scotland, Celtic and Hearts striker Craig Beattie ahead of their first season in Ladbrokes League Two.

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Mark Warburton remains committed to Rangers, the club has said, despite reports that talks over a new deal have broken down. Picture: John Devlin

Rumour Mill: Warburton ‘rejects new deal’ | Celtic ‘offered Ibrahimovic for £2m’ | Eitan Tibi turns down Rangers

Mark Warburton and Rangers fail to reach agreement over new deal; Celtic were offered Zlatan Ibrahimovic for £2 million in 2001 and Israeli defender rejects Rangers offer

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Neil Lennon. Picture: SNS

Neil Lennon to start Hibs career with friendly away at Berwick

Neil Lennon is set to take his Hibernian bow at Berwick Rangers after the capital club announced their pre-season schedule.

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Douglas Gair (right) celebrates with his team mates after scoring to give Edinburgh City the lead. Picture: SNS

‘My head is spinning’: Edinburgh City return to senior football

A dream came true not only for Edinburgh City yesterday but also for those who have long argued that Scottish football needed to embrace some form of pyramid system to breathe new life into its lower order.

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Edinburgh City beat East Stirlingshire in play-off

East Stirlingshire 0 - 1 Edinburgh City: City win play-off to reach league football status

EDINBURGH City will play SPFL football next season after the Lowland League champions defeated East Stirlingshire in the play-offs.

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Edinburgh City's Ross Allum makes it 3-0 against Cove. Picture: Jasperimage

Cove Rangers 0 - 3 Edinburgh City: Lowland beats Highland

Ross Allum did not make many friends during his brief trip to Inverurie but the Edinburgh City talisman certainly ensured he will not be forgotten in a hurry.

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