Rumour Mill: Gers reject Tavernier bid | Hibs throw out offer for midfield ace | Hearts eye Man City starlet

Rangers throw out Mark Warburton’s bid to take James Tavernier to Nottingham Forest; Hibs reject a £1 million bid for star midfielder and Hearts set to land Manchester City youngster on loan

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Kyle Lafferty arrives at Tynecastle with his wife Vanessa for talks with Hearts. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Kyle Lafferty at Tynecastle for Hearts talks

Kyle Lafferty was at Tynecastle yesterday for talks about a possible summer move to Hearts. However, it is understood there remains a considerable gap between player and club in terms of salary.

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Ann Budge and Hearts were not best pleased with the fixture list announcement. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Six biggest gripes with the 2017/18 Premiership fixture list

Today saw the release of the Ladbrokes Premiership fixture list for the 2017/18 season. When the SPFL makes the announcement, or any announcement in fact, it’s usually met with widespread derision from the fans of Scottish football. We love our football in this country, and we love moaning about it even more.

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Hibs and Rangers will meet on the second weekend of the season for the first time since the 2016 Scottish Cup final. Picture: Neil Hanna

9 tasty encounters in the 2017/18 Scottish Premiership

After the fixture list was announced by the SPFL earlier today, we look at nine of the most keenly anticipated matches in the opening months of the new Ladbrokes Premiership season.

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Hearts will be unable to play their August league home fixtures at Tynecastle. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Hearts: main stand work sees August fixtures moved from Tynescastle

Hearts will not play either of their opening home league fixtures at Tynecastle, the club have announced.

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Celtic will take on Hearts in their opening match of the 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership season. Picture: SNS

SPFL announce fixture list for 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership

Celtic will begin the defence of their Ladbrokes Premiership crown with a home clash against Hearts.

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Bristol City left-back Joe Bryan is a target of Celtic. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Joe Bryan | Old Firm gap ‘should be bigger’ | Celtic to reject Linfield tickets

Celtic are considering a bid for Bristol City’s Joe Bryan, the Parkhead club are set to reject their ticket allocation for the Champions League clash with Linfield, and Rangers chairman Dave King believes the gap between the Glasgow rivals should be bigger.

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Hearts target Kyle Lafferty is also wanted by Ipswich Town. Picture: Getty.

Ian Cathro bids to lure ex-Ranger Kyle Lafferty to Hearts

Hearts will meet Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty today to discuss a possible move to Tynecastle.

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Hearts head coach Ian Cathro will take his team to play Championship new boys Livingston

Hearts to face Livingston in opening pre-season friendly

Hearts will face Livingston next Saturday in their first match of pre-season.

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A member of protocol changes the EU and British flags prior to the start of Brexit negotiations. Picture: AP/Virginia Mayo

Former Hearts-linked businessman launches anti-Brexit push

An Edinburgh businessman who was once linked with a takeover of Heats has launched a petition in a bid to change Brexit.

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Rangers are looking to bring Graham Dorrans to Ibrox. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Rangers make third Graham Dorrans bid | Hearts want Kyle Lafferty | Alan Archibald to Oxford?

Rangers have made a third bid for Norwich City midfielder Graham Dorrans, Hearts are interested in signing Kyle Lafferty, and Alan Archibald has emerged as a contender for the manager’s job at Oxford United.

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Rafal Grzelak, right, with youngster Rory Currie in Hearts training. Picture: SNS

Four things Hearts fans should know about Rafal Grzelak

Last week, Hearts agreed to sign free agent Rafal Grzelak on a two-year-deal. Here, Craig Fowler gives some insight into the Polish arrival.

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Celtic are interested in Chelsea's England Under-21 striker Tammy Abraham. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Rumour Mill: Celtic keen on Chelsea kid Tammy Abraham | Linfield want Thursday switch | Shaun Maloney to snub Dons

Celtic join race for England U21 striker, Linfield are keen to move their Champions League qualifier with the Parkhead side and Shaun Maloney looks poised to turn down the chance to sign for Aberdeen.

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Hearts Cole Stockton says that surviving a near-fatal illness  has made him stronger. Picture: Lisa Ferguson.

Hearts’ Cole Stockton on childhood heartbreak that shaped him

The night Cole Stockton’s dad died, he had a starring role in his son’s dreams.

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Hearts are auctioning off items from the old main stand.

Owls and bath tubs: Hearts to auction main stand items

Have you ever wanted a turnstile in the entrance to your home? Are you one of those guys who gets dressed in a suit to play Football Manager, and would like an authentic backdrop in which to give your press conferences? What about fake owls? Do you like them for... some reason? Well, look no further than the Gorgie Suite this Sunday, where all of these items and more will be available for auction as Hearts sell off the remaining items left behind in the old main stand at Tynecastle.

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PSV defender Joshua Brenet is a target of Celtic. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Joshua Brenet | Hearts keen on Newcastle striker | Rangers register Pena and Herrera

Celtic are one of six clubs monitoring Dutch international Joshua Brenet, Hearts are interested in signing Newcastle striker Tom Heardman on a season-long loan, and Mexican pair Carlos Pena and Eduardo Herrera will be available for Rangers’ Europa League opener after the pair were registered with Uefa.

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Moussa Demb�l� is expected to attract interest from across the continent after impressing at Celtic. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Rumour Mill: Celtic will sell Dembele ‘for £25m’ | Hearts KB Walker bid | Garner heads south

Celtic could cash in on their star asset, Hearts hold firm over Jamie Walker and Caley Thistle legend Duncan Shearer slams his former club.

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Hearts players John Souttar, Jack Hamilton, and Don Cowie launch their new home kit on the Royal Mile by the Heart of Midlothian. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Don Cowie backs Hearts’ stance on Jamie Walker

Don Cowie says he can understand why Hearts are sticking to their £1 million asking price for Jamie Walker, claiming that a repeat of last season’s early form could catapult the academy graduate into the Scotland squad.

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Hearts' Jamie Walker has a year left on his contract. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Hearts snub Rangers’ second bid for Jamie Walker

Hearts have knocked back a second bid from Rangers for Jamie Walker which again fell well short of the £1 million price tag they have placed on the player.

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Sam Nicholson is on his way to the States. Pic: TSPL

Hearts winger Sam Nicholson to seal deal with Minnesota United

Sam Nicholson is expected to seal his exit from Hearts by signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with Major League Soccer side Minnesota United over the weekend.

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