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Hamilton Accies

Why Hamilton deserve a Grade D for their season so far

Joel Sked breaks down the season thus far for every team in our series of Ladbrokes Premiership mid-term report cards.

Scott Sinclair has been an excellent addition for Celtic. Picture: John Devlin

Marks out of 10 for every Scottish Premiership signing so far

Through a series of 12 seperate articles, Craig Fowler rated and reviewed every single singing made by Scottish Premiership clubs this season prior to the January transfer window.

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Filip Benkovic of Dinamo Zagreb was linked with a move to Celtic. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Agent denies Celtic link with Benkovic | Bitton to Fulham? | New deals for Miller and Hill

The agent of Filip Benkovic denies any truth in the rumour that his client is on his way to Celtic, Nir Bitton could be on his way out of Parkhead as Eboue deal nears its conclusion, and Rangers are poised to offer new deals to Kenny Miller and Clint Hill.

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Ex-Celtic midfielder Massimo Donati arrived at the Superseal Stadium last summer. Picture: SNS

Hamilton signings: How every recruit has fared this season

As Scottish Premiership clubs enter the January transfer window, Craig Fowler looks back upon their business so far this season and ranks every signing out of ten.

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Lee Wallace and Ali Crawford have both been in excellent form this term. Picture: John Devlin

The 2016/17 Scottish Premiership team of the season (so far)

Once again, BT’s pre-match Scottish Football Extra show descended into wonderfully, entertaining squabbling as each of Chris Sutton, Michael Stewart and Stephen Craigan chose their team of the season so far.

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Jota of Brentford has been linked with Rangers.  Picture: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Craig Fowler’s guide to what your club needs in January

The window is open but what will the managers of the 12 Ladbrokes Premiership clubs be buying in the January sales?

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Dario Zanatta will be looking to kick on this year under new boss Ian Cathro. Picture: SNS

Five Scottish football youngsters to look out for in 2017

As the game grows richer in England, Scottish football is increasingly forced to find its own source of talent as it struggles to compete with big-spending clubs down south.

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Motherwells Louis Moult heads home a last-gasp equaliser. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Hamilton Accies 1- 1 Motherwell: Accies fans left furious

If ever a club needed to ring out the old and bring in the new, it’s Hamilton Academical. Yesterday’s match was the 11th time during the current campaign that they have failed to cash in on being in a winning position, although the nature of their late collapse here angered their supporters – who called for manager Martin Canning to go – more than most.


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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Adam Rooney sweeps home the winning goal. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Aberdeen 2-1 Hamilton: Adam Rooney in the old routine

Adam Rooney reinforced his importance to Aberdeen with the goal that took them back to within four points of second-placed Rangers ahead of the Ibrox club’s visit to Perth.

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Aberdeen defender Mark Reynolds acknowledges that recent successes have raised fans' expectations. Picture: SNS.

Mark Reynolds: mental strength helps Dons handle expectations

Mark Reynolds believes his Aberdeen team-mates have the mental toughness to cope with recent criticism, even if some of those dishing it out could do with a reality check.

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Martyn Waghorn is back in form ahead of the New Year. Picture: SNS

The 12 Premiership players set for an interesting 12 months

The emergence of Kieran Tierney, the revitalisation of Danny Swanson, the demise of Alim Ozturk and the importance of Kenny Miller, 2016 has been an interesting year for many top-flight talents.

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Leigh Griffiths opens the scoring for Celtic. Picture: SNS.

Numbers game adds up for Brendan Rodgers in 10-man Celtic win

It says everything about Celtic’s current command of the Scottish game that Brendan Rodgers seemed to relish his side being reduced to ten men at Hamilton on Saturday.

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Hamilton manager Martin Canning was the subject of abusive chanting during the defeat by Celtic. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Martin Canning calls on Hamilton fans to be realistic

Martin Canning has called for a section of his own support to get real after they turned on the Hamilton manager following Saturday’s loss to Celtic.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers, right, during his side's 3-0 win over Hamilton at New Douglas Park. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Brendan Rodgers slams Willie Collum for McGregor red card

Brendan Rodgers claimed referee Willie Collum was wrong to send off Callum McGregor in Celtic’s 3-0 win over Hamilton at the SuperSeal stadium.

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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths celebrates opening the scoring versus Hamilton at New Douglas Park. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Hamilton 0 - 3 Celtic: Ten-man Celtic ease to victory

Celtic’s march to the Ladbrokes Premiership title continued apace with a 3-0 win over Hamilton despite playing most of the second half with 10 men.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is not a fan of artificial pitches. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Brendan Rodgers: I have never seen a good game on plastic

Brendan Rodgers has never seen a good game of football on a synthetic surface and expects no better when his Celtic side visit Hamilton on Saturday.

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Hearts manager Ian Cathro (left) consults with his assistant Austin McPhee during the 1 - 1 draw with Partick Thistle at Tynecastle. Pitcure: Craig Foy/SNS

Five things we learned from the Scottish football weekend

After a matchday in which all 12 Ladbrokes Premiership teams found the back of the net, we look at five things from the Scottish football weekend.

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Accies goalkeeper Gary Woods looks on as Rangers' Martyn Waghorn (not pictured) scores the opening goal. Picture: PA

Five things we learned from Hamilton 1 - 2 Rangers

Craig Fowler gives his take on proceedings as Rangers make it three wins from three in the Ladbrokes Premiership

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Mark Warburton hopeful Martyn Waghorn won’t leave in January

Mark Warburton is hopeful Martyn Waghorn will commit his long-term future to Rangers despite having lost his status as a regular starter for the Ibrox club this season.

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