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Hamilton 1-0 Dundee Utd (agg: 1-0): Accies avoid the drop

For the third year in succession, the Premiership play-off final proved a bridge too far for the contenders from the Championship.

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Ray McKinnon says it is important for United to return to the top flight. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Ray McKinnon wants a repeat performance in play-off final

Ray McKinnon is looking for Dundee United’s Ladbrokes Premiership play-off pattern to continue against Hamilton Academical this afternoon.

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Hamiltons David Templeton is starting to reproduce the form that earned him a move from Hearts to Rangers.  Photograph: SNS

David Templeton back to life just in time for Hamilton

There was a time when big, big things were expected of David Templeton. For the past couple of years, most people – including the player himself – feared those days were behind him.

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Wato Kuate, left, clashes with Dundee United team-mate Mark Durnan as he is substituted in the first leg of the Premiership play-off final. Picture: SNS

No excuses for Wato Kuate meltdown insists Sean Dillon

While he understands passions run high on such a tense occasion as a play-off final, Sean Dillon still can’t condone team-mate Wato Kuate’s display of petulance against Hamilton Accies on Thursday night.

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A furious Simon Murray is restrained by Hamiltons Darian McKinnon as he tries to tell red-card wielding referee Steven McLean that he had been fouled and not dived. Picture: SNS

Dundee United to appeal Simon Murray ‘diving’ red card

Ray McKinnon confirmed Dundee United will appeal Simon Murray’s red card today to ensure the striker can play in Sunday’s Premiership final second leg.

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Simon Murray dives after tangling with Massimo Donati. Picture: SNS.

Dundee Utd 0-0 Hamilton: Thriller leaves all to play for

A night of incredible drama at Tannadice yielded nothing in the way of goals but enough talking points to keep everyone occupied until Sunday’s second-leg, at least.

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Hamilton's Massimo Donati trains ahead of the Premiership play-off first leg at Tannadice. Picture: Ross MacDonald/SNS

Massimo Donati: ‘Play-off final biggest games of my career’

At 36, Massimo Donati has seen it, done it and bought the body-hugging t-shirt. The Hamilton playmaker may spend more time screening his own back four than attacking the opposition’s these days but he is in no doubt about the significance of the play-off final against Dundee United.

Michael Devlin left Hamilton's match with Dundee last Saturday on a stretcher. Picture: SNS

Hamilton captain Michael Devlin out of play-off final

Hamilton skipper Michael Devlin will miss both legs of the Ladbrokes Premiership play-off against Dundee United.

Hamilton's pile-on as they celebrate one of the goals which kept them up. Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey

Hamilton 4 - 0 Dundee: Accies set for play-off after crucial win

Hamilton will take on Dundee United in the Ladbrokes Premiership play-off following a thumping 4-0 win over Dundee at the SuperSeal Stadium.

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Inverness manager Richie Foran celebrates at full-time. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Inverness boss Richie Foran cranks up the pressure on Accies

Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager Richie Foran cranked up the pressure on Hamilton Accies after seeing his side hatch the possibility of a relegation escape plan.

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Hamilton's Darian MacKinnon stands dejected after Ross County's late winner. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Ross Co 3 - 2 Hamilton: Neighbours throw Inverness lifeline

Ross County proved last night there is an appetite for affordable football in the Highlands after chairman Roy MacGregor threw open the stadium doors. But it took a late Jonathan Franks winner to ensure both halves of the Premiership’s northerly divide may yet savour it in top-flight environs next season.

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Rumour Mill: Caixinha keen on Aberdeen star | Celtic get more final tickets | Dembele to stay a Celt

Pedro Caixinha has confirmed Rangers’ interest in out-of-contract Aberdeen midfielder Ryan Jack, Celtic are to be given 1,000 extra tickets for the Scottish Cup final and Moussa Dembele drops biggest hint he will stay at Celtic by looking ahead to the Champions League.

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Hamilton's David Templeton back in action in the top-flight. Pic: SNS/Ross Parker

David Templeton tipped to save Hamilton from relegation

Martin Canning is hoping a moment of magic from David Templeton can help save Hamilton’s season.

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Motherwell's Louis Moult celebrates after netting what proved to be the winner. Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey

Hamilton 0 - 1 Motherwell: Louis Moult wins relegation battle

Louis Moult’s sixth Lanarkshire derby goal of the season sealed a crucial victory for MOtherwell in the relegation clash at the SuperSeal Stadium.

Brad McKay opens the scoring for Inverness. Pic: Paul Devlin.

Inverness CT 2 - 1 Hamilton: ICT keep survival hopes alive

Inverness staved off relegation for at least another week with a 2-1 win over Hamilton.

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Richie Foran is looking for more passion and desire from his players when they host relegation rivals Hamilton. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

Richie Foran: Inverness must ‘man up’ and battle for lives

Inverness Caledonian Thistle’s future remains clouded approaching the live televised match against relegation rivals Hamilton Accies. The last thing the Highlanders need today is clarity.

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Greg Taylor, left, has been a regular in the Kilmarnock starting XI this season. Picture: Ian Georgeson

One Scottish club among top 100 youngest teams in Europe

Kilmarnock have the 28th youngest team in Europe’s top flight leagues this season, according to a new report.

Kilmarnock's Conor Sammon and Hamilton's Scott McMann in action. Pic: SNS/Craig Foy

Hamilton 0 - 2 Kilmarnock: Killie all but secure Premiership status

Kilmarnock moved a huge step closer to safety in the Ladbrokes Premiership after a comfortable 2-0 win over Hamilton.

Don Cowie has been an important member of the Hearts first-team this season. Picture: Greg Macvean

The 11 most underrated players in the Scottish Premiership

Andy Harrow selects 11 stars from this season’s Scottish top flight who’ve flown under the radar

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Rumour Mill: Rodgers slams ‘embarrassing’ decision | McKay taunts Celtic | Brown could face extended ban

Brendan Rodgers has criticised referee Don Robertson for his “embarrassing” decision, former Hearts defender Brad McKay has taunted Celtic on Twitter, and Scott Brown could face an extended ban if the SFA find his appeal to be frivolous.

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