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Rumour Mill: Dave King company fined | Ferguson and Brown in mix for Rangers role | Sunderland want Cummings

Dave King again finds himself involved in financial breaches after his South African company was hit with a £64,000 penalty, Barry Ferguson and John Brown are in the running to become Pedro Caixinha’s local assistant at Rangers, and Sunderland are keen on Hibs striker Jason Cummings.

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John McGinn is determined to capitalise on every opportunity to pull on a Scotland jersey. Picture: SNS.

Hibs’ John McGinn set on avoiding early Scotland release

John McGinn fully intends to play his way into contention for Scotland’s World Cup qualifier against Slovenia, despite the desire of Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon to have him released from international duty early.

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Martyn Boyle follows the ball into the net as his header earns a point for Hibs. Picture: SNS.

Jordon Forster cites TV factor in Hibs’ inconsistency

Good one week, bad the next - could the big defender explain it? Jordon Forster looked puzzled but had a go. “Dundee United was Friday night, on the telly, a big match atmosphere. Then it’s Dumbarton, not such a good atmosphere, not on the telly…”

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Andrew Shinnie battles for the ball with Dumbarton's Callum Gallagher and David Smith. Picture: SNS/Alan Rennie

Hibernian 2-2 Dumbarton: Martin Boyle’s late goal saves Hibs from shock defeat

Apparently the rest of the Championship are preparing their goodbyes. Dumbarton’s manager said before this game he doesn’t expect to see Hibernian again for a while so he wanted his players to enjoy this visit to the big stadium in the east. The Sons helped themselves to a point and this league isn’t letting anyone leave it just yet.

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Callum Paterson won't re-sign for Hearts

Rumour Mill: McGregor title hopes | Forest eye Tavernier | Paterson’s Hearts exit

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Hibernian defender Darren McGregor says the league leaders cant afford to be complacent when they host Dumbarton on Saturday. Picture: SNS

Hibs lucky to have John McGinn says Darren McGregor

Having grown up a Hibs fan, 
Darren McGregor is under no illusions. He knows that while the club will do its best to hold on to its best talent, there will come a time when the main players will exit stage right and head off to chase loftier ambitions and bigger pay packets. Such is life.

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Rumour Mill: Warburton on Ibrox exit | director of football interests McLeish | Walker on Scotland snub

Mark Warburton remains hopeful the truth will emerge about his exit from Rangers, Alex McLeish says he’d consider becoming a director of football, and Jamie Walker has revealed his disappointment at missing out on the Scotland squad.

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Hibs influential midfielder John McGinn is in the Scotland squad for the double-header against Canada and Slovenia. Picture: SNS

Hibs may try to strike deal with Scotland over John McGinn

Neil Lennon has not totally given up hope of having John McGinn in his side for the crucial head to head with Falkirk next weekend. But he accepts holding on to his star midfielder longer term may be becoming more and more unlikely.

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Does Hearts goalkeeper Jack Hamilton feature in the top 12? Picture: Ian Georgeson

The 12 best goalkeepers in Scottish football right now

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

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Rumour Mill: Griffiths blasts Madden | Sunderland eye Hibs trio | Armstrong for Scotland

Leigh Griffiths has criticised referee Bobby Madden for his failure to award Celtic a late penalty against Rangers, David Moyes is keeping tabs on a trio of Hibs players, and Stuart Armstrong will be included in Gordon Strachan’s next Scotland squad.

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Jason Cummings salutes his goal during Fridays defeat of Dundee United. Picture: SNS.

Neil Lennon: Hibs must ‘get on with it’ without Jason Cummings

Andrew Shinnie insists Hibernian can survive without Jason Cummings, the striker who scored a match winner against Dundee United and still ended up apologising to his teammates afterwards.

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Jason Cummings goal was the difference but was thankful for his team mates after being sent off. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Hibs team-mates tease Jason Cummings over red card

Winning cures all. Had Dundee United stolen a point from Friday night’s game in the dying minutes then the attitude towards Jason Cummings from within the Easter Road dressing room might have been a little bit different.

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Moussa Dembele will be watched by no fewer than five clubs during tomorrow's Old Firm clash. Picture: SNS Group

Rumour Mill: 5 clubs to scout Dembele | Sumaila to Rangers? | Lennon hails ‘big-game’ Cummings

Chelsea and PSG among clubs set to watch Dembele in Old Firm clash; Pedro Caixinha eyes first Gers signing and Lennon hails Cummings but chides him for ‘stupid’ red card

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Hibernian's Jason Cummings is sent off following a second booking. Picture: SNS

Hibs boss Neil Lennon hails Jason Cummings despite red card

Neil Lennon hailed Jason Cummings as “priceless” last night after his goal earned victory in what the manager claimed was Hibs’ most important league match in years.

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Hibernian's Jason Cummings fires home the only goal at Tannadice. Picture: SNS

Dundee United 0-1 Hibs: Jason Cummings is hero and villain

Jason Cummings took centre stage on an evening when Hibs made things a lot tougher for themselves than they needed to be.

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Hibs boss Neil Lennon speaks to the press ahead of his side's game against Dundee United. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Neil Lennon tells Hibs players to learn from past slip-ups

Neil Lennon knows that his men have the ability to win the Championship but he needs them to start proving they have the mentality.

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Derek Riordan warms up for new club Edinburgh City. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Kevin Thomson: Team-mate Derek Riordan was underrated at Hibs

I t was interesting to hear my old friend Derek “Deeks” Riordan has signed for Edinburgh City until the end of the season.

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Kenny Miller is out of contract at the end of the season. Picture: John Devlin

Rumour Mill: Hibs keen on Kenny Miller | Caixinha on his way | Rangers players summit

Rangers striker could be on his way back to Hibs, Pedro Caixinha is to be confirmed as the new Rangers manager on Friday but the idea of appointing a director of football is “absolute garbage” according to one former boss.

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Paul Le Guen did not enjoy a successful spell with Rangers. Picture: SNS

Judging every foreign manager in Scottish football history

Portuguese coach Pedro Caixinha remains the favourite to succeed Mark Warburton in the Rangers hotseat, which has brought up the debate of foreign managers and their rate of success in Scottish football.

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Dundee United striker Tony Andreu celebrates the goal which beat Hibs at Tannadice in December. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Ray McKinnon says Hibs’ blip due to competitive Championship

Ray McKinnon believes Hibs’ recent league blip cannot be blamed on jitters or their 
Scottish Cup distractions.

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