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Hamilton 1 - 1 Partick Thistle: Sean Welsh rescues a point

Partick Thistle’s hoodoo over Hamilton Accies continued as the Maryhill side maintained an impressive 10-game unbeaten run with a 1-1 draw at the SuperSeal Stadium.

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Robbie Neilson prior to his final match as Hearts manager. Picture: SNS

Is the grass always greener? SPFL managers who left for England

Robbie Neilson has gone. Officially confirmed last night after three days of talk, the Hearts head coach has made the surprising decision to swap Tynecastle for Stadium MK.

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Faycal Rherras, right, cleared three efforts off the goal-line for Hearts. Picture: SNS

Top 5 plays of the Scottish football weekend

Each weekend there are always moments to admire, as well as moments to cringe and laugh at. With a cup final and four league games to run the rule over, we choose the five best plays of the weekend, as well as the five worst.

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Accies Massimo Donati, right, puts a challenge in on Countys Liam Boyce. Picture: Sammy Turner/SNS

Ross County 1 - 1 Hamilton: Missed chances cost Staggies

Managers, with few exceptions, like to ignore the league table until the Christmas decorations are down. It should be no mystery why – there would be only madness bred from studying the weekly permutations of this Premiership bottom half.

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Could even an SPFL select XI stop Brendan Rodgers' side? Picture: SNS

Scottish football mailbag: Celtic v the rest of the SPFL | Jordan Rossiter | Hamilton’s form

Craig Fowler is back to answer your questions on Scottish football, including whether Celtic would manage to defeat a select XI of players from the rest of the SPFL

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Ali Crawford is cautioned following a crude tackle on grounded Jamie Walker. Picture: SNS.

Robbie Neilson glad Hamilton’s Ali Crawford escaped red card

Judging by the comments that have been flying one way and then the other, Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson and his Hamilton counterpart Martin Canning are unlikely to see eye to eye on the severity of Ali Crawford’s challenge on Jamie Walker in Monday night’s league draw. But they both agreed that they were happy to see the player avoid a red card.

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Hamilton player/manager Martin Canning during Monday's draw with Hearts. Picture: SNS

Hamilton boss insists Accies are not ‘mentality weak’

Hamilton manager Martin Canning has dismissed the theory that his side’s difficulty in keeping a lead is down to their mentality.

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Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe has been linked with Celtic. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Celtic chase MLS star & Brighton midfielder | Ashley handed Rangers megastore | Aberdeen sign Celtic kid

Celtic are looking at two prospective signings to bolster their midfield, Mark Warburton insists he’s delighted with how Rangers are progressing, and Aberdeen have signed Celtic youngster Chris Antoniazzi.

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Ali Crawford was booked for the tackle on Jamie Walker, right. Picture: SNS

Ali Crawford: I could have seen red for Jamie Walker tackle

Hamilton midfielder Ali Crawford has admitted he was fortunate to avoid a red card for the tackle which incensed Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson on Monday night.

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Celtic captain Scott Brown has rebounded from a frustrating 2015/16 season. Picture: SNS

22 Premiership stars who’ve exceeded expectations this season

Craig Fowler picks a select XI of Ladbrokes Premiership players who’ve performed above and beyond what as been expected of them - with back-ups thrown in as well

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Hearts top scorer Callum Paterson silences the home fans at New Douglas Park after equalising three minutes from time. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Yellow-card ref ‘failed to do job’ claims Robbie Neilson

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Hamilton goalkeeper Gary Woods fails to reach Jamie Walkers 73rd-minute penalty. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Hamilton 3-3 Hearts: Accies denied in seesaw thriller

Hearts were thwarted in their bid to regain ground on Aberdeen and Rangers in the race to be best of the rest in the Premiership this season but left Hamilton relieved to take a point from a tumultuous contest in which they trailed 3-1 with less than 20 minutes remaining.

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Motorway closure is nothing compared to disruption Johnsen suffered in Bulgaria. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Hearts’ Bjorn Johnsen takes road closure in his stride

The stop-start nature of this season and the scattergun approach of fixture scheduling has left some pining for greater consistency and a bit of momentum, but Bjorn Johnsen believes everything is relative.

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Michael Devlin is the current club captain of Hamilton Accies. Picture: SNS

Hamilton boss tips Michael Devlin for future Scotland call

Martin Canning reckons Scotland need look no further than Michael Devlin to solve their defensive problems.

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Kieran Tierney has been pushed forward to create an unorthodox 3-5-2 system at Celtic. Picture: John Devlin

Biggest tactical trends in Scottish football this season

The final international break of the year has been endured, and now the league enters a busy period before the winter break. While the inquests and investigations are under way to solve the inextricable Rubik’s cube that is Scottish football, focus switches to the domestic game.

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Kris Boyd believes Scotland is paying the price for Rangers going into League Two. Picture: John Devlin

Rumour Mill: Scotland ‘paying price’ for Rangers demotion | Cascarino derides Griffiths | Man United want Hamilton kid

Kris Boyd believes the Scottish national team is paying the price for Rangers’ relegation, Tony Cascarino has derided Leigh Griffiths as a “journeyman striker”, and Gordon Strachan is set for showdown talks with the FA.

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Christian Nade has left Stranraer via mutual consent. Picture: Neil Hanna

Ex-Hearts striker Christian Nade released by Stranraer

Former Hearts and Raith Rovers striker Christian Nade has left Stranraer after having his contract terminated via mutual consent.

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Killies Gary Dicker, left, battles for the ball with Dougie Imrie of Accies

Kilmarnock 0 - 0 Hamilton Accies: Jamie MacDonald saves day

Kilmarnock moved up to seventh place and Hamilton improved to ninth but those were among the few positives which could be drawn from this dour affair.

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Hearts and Hamilton will now play on a Monday night. Picture: SNS

Hearts game switched because of road closure

Hearts’ Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Hamilton Accies has been rescheduled due to a road closure.

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Hamilton manager Martin Canning talks to the press ahead of Saturday's clash with Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS

Hamilton boss: Accies need to defeat teams like Kilmarnock

Hamilton boss Martin Canning reckons the Ladbrokes Premiership relegation scrap is set to go down to the wire.

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