Hibs’ Marvin Bartley told ‘don’t change the way you play’

Neil Lennon will order Marvin Bartley to be as uncompromising as ever when Hibernian travel to Dunfermline after the “powerhouse” had a red card rescinded for the second time in a month.

Hibs manager Neil Lennon has volumes of sympathy for Alan Stubbs. Picture: SNS.

Hibs’ Neil Lennon brands Alan Stubbs sacking ‘ridiculous’

Neil Lennon has launched a passionate defence of his Hibernian predecessor Alan Stubbs, describing his dismissal by Rotherham as “ridiculous” and criticising the cut-throat culture of the SkyBet Championship.

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An incredulous Marvin Bartley is shown a straight red card against Raith Rovers. Picture: SNS

Hibs’ Marvin Bartley wins appeal against Raith red card

Marvin Bartley has won his appeal against the red card received in Hibs’ 0-0 draw with Raith Rovers last weekend.

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Rangers boss Mark Warburton says he has no problem with BT Sport. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Warburton denies BT Sport rift | Mönchengladbach poke fun at Glasgow pub | Old Firm quit plan

Rangers manager Mark Warburton insists he has no personal issue with BT Sport, Borussia Mönchengladbach win on the park and on social media, and Henrik Larsson’s agent reveals a 17-year-old plan for the Old Firm to quit Scottish football.

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Brian Graham at Hibernian's Golf Day, sponsored by Murray Volvo. Picture: SNS

Hibs are not a dirty team, insists striker Brian Graham

Brian Graham has refuted any suggestion that Hibernian are a dirty team following a remarkable run of three red cards in five fixtures, insisting they are the ones being routinely “battered” by their opponents, writes Alan Temple.

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Hibernian's Jason Cummings is suffering through a goal drought. Picture: SNS

Tam McManus: I see part of myself in Jason Cummings

Tam McManus reckons watching Jason Cummings is like looking in a mirror after recalling his own tantrums and goal droughts.

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Alan Stubbs and Rotherham United have parted company. Pic: Getty

Ex-Hibs boss Alan Stubbs sacked as manager of Rotherham

Former Hibs boss Alan Stubbs was today sacked as manager of Rotherham United after the South Yorkshire club suffered a sixth straight defeat to leave them five points adrift at the foot of the English Championship.

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Alan Stubbs' side are bottom of the English Championship table. Picture: FPA/JP

Rumour Mill: Rotherham sack Alan Stubbs | Barton hints at Rangers exit | Rodgers backs ‘Shorty’ Griffiths

Alan Stubbs has been sacked by Rotherham United after losing six straight games, Joey Barton hints at impending Rangers exit with changes to Twitter profile, and Hibs post a £200,000 profit after their Scottish Cup final win.

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Joey Barton, left, has been absent from the Rangers squad after a bust-up with manager Mark Warburton. Picture: PA

Rumour Mill: Warburton criticised for Barton saga | Sutton hails Dembele | Griffiths ‘like Larsson’

Mark Warburton has been criticised for failing to end the Joey Barton ‘pantomime’ sooner, Chris Sutton has hailed Celtic star Moussa Dembele, and Leigh Griffiths should start for Scotland because he’s deceptively strong in the air.

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Marvin Bartley's red card was his second this season. Picture: SNS.

Marvin Bartley hits back at referee as Hibs appeal red card

Marvin Bartley has hit out at his weekend red card after Hibs formally launched an appeal with the SFA.

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Hibernian's John McGinn in action at Stark's Park in the 0-0 draw with Raith Rovers. Picture: SNS

Raith Rovers 0 – 0 Hibs: Grant Holt irked by refereeing

Grant Holt is not a man who shies away from the physical side of the game. From modest beginnings at Halifax to the heady heights of the English Premier League with Norwich, he has made a career out of being able to handle the rough stuff.

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Rangers manager Mark Warburton refused to speak to BT Sport during their live coverage of their match versus Inverness on Friday. Picture: Joh Devlin

Five things from the Scottish football weekend

After another entertaining round of matches Craig Cairns selects five talking points from the Scottish football weekend, including Rangers’ media spats and the Edinburgh clubs’ problems in attack.

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Hibs midfielder Marvin Bartley looks bemused as referee Stephen Finnie flashes the red card at him following a clash with Raith Rovers' Bobby Barr

Raith Rovers 0 Hibs 0: Bartley sees red as Hibs held to draw

Hibs were reduced to ten men for the third time in their last four Championship matches as midfielder Marvin Bartley saw red in an ill-tempered match at Stark's Park.

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Raith Rovers manager Gary Locke is relishing working at a club where he can focus purely on football. Picture: Steven Brown

Interview: Gary Locke on renewing his rivalry with Hibs

At the Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre it’s the busiest day of the week. This is when Bodypump Express collides with Senior Flex and when Boogiefit and Insanity and Total Press-Ups 
compete for custom among the good, out-of-condition people of Glenrothes. Just then, a group of young men in red tops descends on the canteen for lunch. You might call their chosen activity Lenny Wind-Ups.

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Neil Lennon took his players on a night out so they could let their hair down and hopes it pays off against Raith Rovers. Picture: SNS Group

Neil Lennon hopes team-bonding session gives Hibs a lift

Neil Lennon has revealed he treated his mis-firing Hibs players to a team-bonding session at an Edinburgh hotel in a bid to arrest their slump in form.

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Raith Rovers midfielder Rudi Skacel is likely to get a hot reception from the travelling Hibs fans on Saturday. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

Gary Locke: Hibs clash not about Rudi Skacel or me

Gary Locke is adamant Raith Rovers’ mouth-watering clash against Hibs is bigger than him or Rudi Skacel.

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Abigail Harrison, left, scored a stunning goal for Hibs. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS Group

Bayern Munich 4 - 1 Hibs Ladies: Coach hails character

Despite the scoreline on the night and a heavy aggregate defeat, Hibernian Ladies head coach Chris Roberts believes his players’ attitude was exemplary over two legs against one of Europe’s top sides.

Dan Carmichael scored his only goal for Hibs in a win over Alloa. Picture: Greg Macvean

Dan Carmichael re-signs for Queen of the South after Hibs exit

Dan Carmichael has made a return to Queen of the South six weeks after leaving Hibernian via mutual consent.

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Karamoko Dembele made his debut for Celtic under-20s last week. Picture: James Williamson

Rumour Mill: City eye Karamoko Dembele | Islam Feruz’s Celtic regret | Deila for Norway | Barton’s future

Manchester City are plotting to swoop for Celtic youngster Karamoko Dembele, Islam Feruz reveals his regret at leaving Celtic, Mark Warburton hints Joey Barton’s time at Rangers is over, and Ronny Deila is in the running to be next Norway manager.

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