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Irn Bru Cup: PJ Crossan hits Celtic winner; Hearts, Aberdeen exit

Celtic’s under-20 side came from behind to defeat Cowdenbeath 2-1 at Central Park in the Irn Bru Cup second round, with summer signing from Dunfermline Paul ‘PJ’ Crossan hitting the winner 19 minutes from time.

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Elgin 1 - 3 St Johnstone: Blair Alston stars for Saints

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright was happy with his team’s 3-1 Betfred Cup win at Elgin City but felt it should have been more convincing.

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Clyde's  Scott Linton, left, and Elgin's Archie McPhee challenge for the ball

Elgin 0 - 2 Clyde: Clyde head for Hampden

By Alasdair Fraser

Championship
Cowdenbeath manager Colin Nish is seeking to overturn a 2-0 first leg deficit. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Cowdenbeath look for edge to catch Spiders

Cowdenbeath need to find an attacking edge at home against Queen’s Park today if they are to recover from a 2-0 defeat in the play-off semi-final first leg and remain a League 1 outfit.

Cowdenbeath
Clyde's Scott Linton celebrates as he doubles the lead for his side. Picture: SNS

Clyde 3 – 1 Elgin: Bully Wee win first leg in play-off

Clyde may have been missing manager Barry Ferguson when they took on Elgin in the first leg of their play-off semi-final, but they did the business by establishing a two-goal advantage thanks to a 3-1 win at Broadwood, writes Craig P Stewart.

League One
Ricky Little: Winning goal. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: East Fife in profit despite draw

League 2 table-toppers East Fife were held 1-1 by Queen’s Park at Bayview but Gary Naysmith’s side actually increased their lead as closest rivals Clyde and Elgin City both lost.

Annan Athletic
Jason Holt has improved greatly since signing for Rangers from Hearts. Picture: SNS

The 17 most improved players in Scottish football this season

Which players have shown tremendous improvement from last season to the current campaign, catching the eye and winning hearts of supporters across the four SPFL leagues?

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Elgin City manager Jim Weir saw his side go top of the league once more. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: Elgin City return to the top

Elgin City returned to the top of League 2 thanks to a 2-0 success over ­bottom side East Stirlingshire at ­Borough Briggs.

League Two
Chris Templeman: On target. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: East Fife take over leadership

East Fife defeated Stirling Albion 1-0 at blustery Bayview to record a sixth win in a seven-game unbeaten run and reclaim top spot in the process. Forthbank goalkeeper
Chris Smith set the tone for an impressive display early on when he kept out an effort by Jamie Insalland it looked like he was going to deny the hosts with a string of impressive saves, but he was finally beaten 18 minutes from time. Substitute Kevin Smith sent East Fife to the summit when he nodded in a cross by Kyle Wilkie

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East Fife boss Gary Naysmith.

League Two wrap: Elgin rise above Annan

A combination of rain and Elgin’s ability to finally win away games ended Annan’s three-month stay at the top of League 2.

League Two
Barry Ferguson: High Tempo. Picture: SNS

Clyde close gap on leaders with narrow win at Annan

THE race for the League 2 title is very open after Clyde’s 3-2 win at Annan saw 2015 end with the top four sides separated by only four points.

League Two
Scott Linton fired in an unstoppable opener. Picture: Scott Louden

League Two wrap: Clyde move within point of summit

ANNAN Athletic’s grip at the League Two summit continues to loosen as they slipped to a 3-2 defeat at home to Clyde who now sit second, a point behind the leaders.

League Two
Darren Lavery netted as Berwick leapt off the bottom of the table. Picture: Stuart Cobley

League Two wrap: Annan stay top despite defeat

Annan Athletic stay top of League Two despite slipping to a 1-0 loss at Stirling Albion, who climb into the top half as a result.

League Two
Scott Ferguson. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: Weatherson double keeps Annan clear

Annan Athletic remain two points clear with a game in hand after a 3-1 victory over East Stirling at Galabank.

League Two
David Gormley was in top form for Clyde. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: Berwick Rangers go bottom

League 2 leaders Annan were held to a 2-2 draw by visitors Arbroath with both managers­ unhappy at the end of the 90 minutes.

Annan Athletic
Queen's Park manager Gus MacPherson, left, with Peterhead's Graeme Smith at yesterday's Petrofac Training Cup semi-final draw. Picture: SNS

Lower league team will be in Challenge final

A TEAM from outwith the Championship will compete in the Final of this season’s Petrofac Training Cup after yesterday’s draw paired League 2 Queen’s Park together with League 1 Peterhead.

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St Mirren captain Jim Goodwin, left, battles for the ball with Dunfermline's Faissal El Bakhtaoui during Saturday's quarter-final clash. Picture: SNS Group

St Mirren book place in Petrofac semi-final draw

St Mirren put on their best performance of the season to book a place in today’s Petrofac Training Cup semi-final draw when they defeated Dunfermline 4-0.

Dunfermline
Former Morton striker Peter Weatherson is now plying his trade at Annan Athletic. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Scots League Two player scores from halfway line

WATCH the goal of the season contender you won’t see anywhere else.

Annan Athletic
Bo'ness United saw off Elgin City in their third round replay to advance to the fourth round. Picture: JP

Bo’ness Utd 5-4 Elgin: Juniors win replay thriller

BO’NESS United advanced to the fourth round of the Scottish Cup for the first time in their history after edging a nine-goal thriller in their replay with Elgin City.

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Celtic's Virgil Van Dijk shows his disappointment. Picture: John Devlin

Rumour Mill: Celtic fans protest | Ronny Deila

Celtic fans protested outside the ground last night after the defeat to Maribor; Ronny Deila admits Celtic were out of their league; Ally McCoist admits Rangers will need to shape up to beat Caley; Manchester United hammered 4-0 by MK Dons and more in Wednesday’s Rumour Mill

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