What Hibs are getting in Dundee United striker Simon Murray

With Hibs on the verge of confirming Simon Murray as their second summer signing, Craig Fowler looks at what the player could bring to Easter Road

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John McGinn has not made the final Scotland squad. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Five players cut from Scotland squad to face England

Five players have been dropped from the Scotland squad as the SFA confirmed the final 24-man group for next month’s clash with England.

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Jamie Walker netted into double figures for Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (50-41)

Part one in Craig Fowler’s list counting down the SPFL’s best players from the 2016/17 season.

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Simon Murray scored 18 goals for Dundee United in the season just ended

Hibs win race to sign Dundee United striker Simon Murray

Hibs have won the race to sign Dundee United striker Simon Murray, beating off the interest of fellow Premiership clubs St Johnstone and Partick Thistle.

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Celtic winger Patrick Roberts has been linked to two Bundesliga clubs. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: German giants want Celtic star| McInnes ‘perfect’ for Sunderland | petulant Kuate finished at United

Brendan Rodgers backs Aberdeen boss for the vacant Sunderland position and Bundesliga giants eye up Celtic loan star Patrick Roberts.

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Although he wasn't picked for last season's Scottish Cup final, Kevin Thomson enjoyed the victory parade the next day.

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Kevin Thomson: Missing last year’s final with Hibs was tough

Since it’s cup final morning I can’t let what happened a year ago pass without mention. However much it’s great for everyone involved in winning the trophy, it’s just not the same feeling for those who don’t get stripped.

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Neil Lennon reckons Aberdeen must score first to win the cup. Picture: SNS.

Only Lisbon Lions top this Celtic if treble won - Neil Lennon

Hibernian manager Neil Lennon believes that, if Brendan Rodgers’ side can complete a domestic treble by overcoming Aberdeen in today’s William Hill Scottish Cup final, it would rank among the greatest achievements in the club’s 129-year history.

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Chris Iwelumo has a Scottish Cup winners' medal from his time at St Johnstone. Picture: SNS

8 players you forgot have Scottish Cup winners’ medals

Back in the day, cup winners used to be heroes. And if they weren’t one before the game, then they sure were after them. Nowadays, the introduction of 16 and now 18-man matchday squads means there’s places for scarcely used talents to find their way into a special moment of history. So, to celebrate these lucky few, we have picked some of the more obscure Scottish Cup winners from the past few years.

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The 12 best wide midfielders in Scottish football right now

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

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Hibernian's John McGinn with the Ladbrokes Championship Player of the Season award. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

John McGinn: Neil Lennon can push Hibs to top-flight heights

John McGinn believes the high demands of Neil Lennon can propel Hibs to a lofty position in the Premiership next season.

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Shaun Maloney has been offered fresh terms to remain with Hull following their relegation to the Championship. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Hibs and Aberdeen target Shaun Maloney offered new Hull deal

Shaun Maloney, who has been linked with a move to Aberdeen and Hibs, is still wanted by Hull City.

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Rumour Mill: Motherwell want Rangers ace in swap for Moult | Tierney rejected Arsenal | Hibs lead race to sign Murray

Motherwell want £500k and winger Michael O’Halloran from Rangers in exchange for striker Louis Moult, Kieran Tierney has revealed that a quick chat with Brendan Rodgers convinced him to reject Arsenal, and Hibs are favourites to sign Dundee United striker Simon Murray.

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Aberdeen's Kenny McLean has returned to the squad. Picture: SNS

Scotland announce squad to face England at Hampden

Aberdeen pair Mark Reynolds and Kenny McLean have earned recalls to the Scotland squad for the World Cup qualifier against England.

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Liam Boyce netted both of Ross County's goals in the recent victory over Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS

What next for Ross County talisman Liam Boyce?

Ross County striker Liam Boyce holds all the cards, now he must decide whether to stick or twist, as Daryn MacRae writes

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Rumour Mill: Griffiths hits back at Boyd | Rangers eye Paterson | Boyce not for sale

Leigh Griffiths has hit back at ex-Rangers striker Kris Boyd, Pedro Caixinha wants to bring Callum Paterson to Ibrox, and Ross County insist top scorer Liam Boyce is not for sale.

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Captain Joelle Murray raises the SWPL Cup after Hibernian Womens 4-1 win in the final. Picture: Lorraine Hll.

Celtic Women 1 - 4 Hibs Women: Rachael Small eyes treble

Hibernian stand-in captain Rachael Small hopes that retaining the SWPL Cup yesterday will be the spark which takes her side to a domestic treble this season.

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Hibernian chief executive Leeann Dempster. Pic: SNS/Craig Foy

Hibs chief Leeann Dempster takes Hearts fan’s jibe in good spirits

Hibs chief executive Leeann Dempster received a surprise birthday card from Hearts fan ‘Hearty Harry’ commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Gorgie side’s Scottish Cup win.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers target McLean | Rodgers and Griffiths kiss and make up | Doubt cast on United’s future

Kenny McLean is the latest Rangers target has Pedro Caixinha looks to improve his squad, Brendan Rodgers and Leigh Griffiths kissed and made up after argument and concerns grow over Dundee United’s finances.

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Danny Swanson celebrates scoring what proved to be the winning goal against Partick Thistle on Saturday. Picture: Kenny Smith/SNS

Danny Swanson: Why I pretended to be a Hearts fan

Danny Swanson really knows how to fan the flames but he does it with a mischievous grin on his face.

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Eric Stevenson played 390 games in his ten-year stay at Hibs. Picture: SNS

Hibs mourn loss of Eric Stevenson after cancer battle

Tributes have been paid to former Hibs winger Eric Stevenson, who has died at the age of 74 following a battle with cancer.

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