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Hearts 2 - 2 Partick Thistle: Hearts struggle to point against ten men

Andraz Struna’s late equaliser prevented defeat for Hearts against ten-man Partick Thistle on a dramatic day at Tynecastle. The Firhill side were leading 2-1 with three minutes left when Struna popped up at the back post to convert Sam Nicholson’s cross.

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nLiam Smith has been encouraged by Hearts' two successive clean sheets. Picture: SNS.

Hearts’ defensive plug boosts Liam Smith’s hopes in Euro bid

Liam Smith hopes Hearts can get back on the front foot in the chase for a European slot after finally sorting out their problems in defence.

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The new front of Hearts' ground will include the name Tynecastle Park. Pic: Heart of Midlothian FC

New-look Hearts ground will be renamed Tynecastle Park

Hearts’ new-look stadium will return to its roots after the club announced they will reintroduce the name of Tynecastle Park.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers ‘best in the world’ | Rodgers blasts Halliday tackle | bookmakers tip Rangers to sign striker

Pedro Caixinha sticks by his insistence that Rangers have the best squad in Scotland, Brendan Rodgers claims Andy Halliday should have seen red for challenge on Patrick Roberts, and Bet Victor have made Rangers 3/1 favourites to sign Louis Moult.

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Aaron Hughes is seen by Ian Cathro is a vital player in his plans. Picture: SNS.

Ian Cathro intent on keeping Hearts defender Aaron Hughes

Hearts head coach Ian Cathro
is adamant Aaron Hughes’ continued injury woes will not alter his plan to offer the veteran defender a new deal.

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The 12 best centre-backs in Scottish football right now

The top 12 centre-backs currently playing in Scottish football at the moment, as voted by members of The Terrace Scottish Football Podcast

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Rumour Mill: Kyle Lafferty to Rangers | Miller to get new contract | Houston slams Dunfermline

Kyle Lafferty would “jump at the chance” to rejoin Rangers, Kenny Miller is set to receive a new contract, and Peter Houston has heavily criticised “unprofessional” Dunfermline.

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9 of the worst dives in Scottish football history

Myles Hippolyte’s dive against Dunfermline on Saturday, the second egregious tumble in as many weeks, has pushed the subject of simulation back to the forefront of the Scottish football debate.

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Michael Stewart reflects on his playing career and insists he was never a trouble-maker in the dressing-room. Picture: Neil Hanna

Interview: Michael Stewart on Hibs’ revolt against Collins

You can go right off people. Michael Stewart is my favourite television pundit and I’d been chasing him for a while. “Sorry,” went the most recent knockback via text, “I’m in the Alps.” Then when we finally meet he tells me this has been his second snowboarding holiday of the year. “Erm, yes,” he says sheepishly, “I have a very understanding wife.”

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LEGO model of Easter Road, built by @brickstand

Artist creates Hearts and Hibs stadiums... out of Lego

They are some of the most iconic stadiums in Scottish football that have served as a backdrop for the greatest moments in the history of our national game.

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Neil Lennon  celebrated with his Hibs players after promotion was clinched on Saturday. Picture: SNS.

Neil Lennon admits Hearts games were a distraction to Hibs

The first thing Hibernian fans will do when the fixtures for their return to the Premiership are published is find out when they can next have a crack at their dearly beloved Edinburgh rivals. Hearts supporters will do likewise, it’s the nature of the rivalry, and Neil Lennon knows all about derby fervour.

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Ian Cathro's tactical confusion has gone under the radar. Pic: SNS/

Why critics are ignoring the important problems at Hearts

As much talk and speculation surrounds the dynamic between Ian Cathro and Craig Levein, more important matters are ignored, writes Joel Sked.

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Rangers' Pedro Caixinha at training. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Caixinha vows to end Celtic’s treble dream | Dembele would be Arsenal ‘sensation’ | ‘Gers bigger club than Hoops’

The Ibrox manager talks tough ahead of his side’s Cup clash with Celtic.

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Perrys bar: Hearts skipper Kitchen could miss European qualifiers if Hearts finish fourth  and Hibs fail to retain cup.  Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Perry Kitchen knows Hearts’ Euro hopes rely on a Hibs defeat

Hearts captain Perry Kitchen is very much in the ABH (Anyone But Hibernian) camp when it comes to the winners of the William Hill Scottish Cup.

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Hearts' Liam Smith wants European football despite the club's lame draw at Rugby Park on Friday night. Pic: SNS/Rob Casey

Liam Smith: Hearts have to be playing European football

Heart Of Midlothian defender Liam Smith is desperate to see his side fire themselves back into the Europa League hunt - because he does not fancy kicking-off next season in the Betfred Cup.

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Hearts' Arnaud Djoum goes down in the box against Kilmarnock. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Faint Hearts draw a blank in dull draw at Kilmarnock

A point earned away from home is rarely a cause for soul-searching but Hearts really need to take a good look at themselves after this insipid display. Bloodless and witless, they were lucky in as much as their opponents were only marginally better.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers to move for Ryan Jack | Sky snubbed Rangers-Aberdeen for Celtic | Dave King latest

Rangers are set to make a pre-contract offer for Aberdeen’s Ryan Jack, Sky Sports decided against showing Rangers v Aberdeen in favour of broadcasting Celtic’s attempt to remain unbeaten, and Dave King faces court action.

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Isma Goncalves says that being a family man influenced his decision to sign for Hearts. Picture: SNS.

Isma Goncalves chose Hearts over lucrative deal in Azerbaijan

Isma Goncalves learned the hard way that money cannot buy you happiness.

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Hearts manager Ian Cathro refuses to settle for 'okay'. Picture: SNS.

Hearts head coach Ian Cathro inspired by building of new stand

Ian Cathro was awestruck when he saw Hearts’ new £12million main stand finally become “real” this week. Now the head coach is determined to lavish supporters with a team worthy of what promises to be a stunning arena.

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Aberdeen's Graeme Shinnie and Malaury Martin square up. Pic: SNS

Five most intriguing post-split Premiership fixtures

The SPFL today announced the post-split fixtures in the Ladbrokes Premiership. Here are the five most intriguing encounters between the split and the end of the season.

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