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Lee McCulloch to continue in Kilmarnock caretaker role

Lee McCulloch will remain as interim manager at Kilmarnock following a meeting with the Rugby Park board.

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Hamilton and Partick Thistle are among the seven clubs in danger of relegation. Picture: SNS

SPFL Premiership relegation dogfight is where real drama is

With Celtic having all but wrapped up the title, and Aberdeen pulling away from Rangers, the bottom six may be the last bastion of competition in this season’s Scottish top flight, as Rory West writes

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Aberdeen's Ryan Christie and manager Derek McInnes (right) celebrate at full time. Picture: SNS

Derek McInnes happy with Aberdeen’s smash-and-grab win

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes admitted his side barely merited yesterday’s dramatic 2-1 victory at 
Kilmarnock but insisted it gave him just as much 
satisfaction as the thumping 7-2 defeat of Motherwell four days earlier.

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Peter Pawlett fires home the winning goal for Aberdeen at Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS.

Kilmarnock 1 – 2 Aberdeen: McInnes subs come up trumps

Caretaker manager Lee McCulloch came within seven minutes of leading Kilmarnock to a first victory over Aberdeen since 2012 before substitutes Jayden Stockley and Peter Pawlett turned the game on its head.

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Derek McInnes has been in charge for almost four years and delivered sustained success. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes is up for the cup

A lunchtime victory at Kilmarnock today will move Aberdeen six points clear of Rangers before they kick off at Dens Park later this afternoon, but Derek McInnes has his eyes on a bigger prize than just the runners-up spot in the Premiership this season.

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Kilmarnock caretaker manager Lee McCulloch

Lee McCulloch won’t depart from Kilmarnock’s cup plan

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Liam Kelly (right), in action for Kilmarnock, has been banned for six games after shoving a bally boy. Picture: TSPL

Scotland internationalist Liam Kelly banned for pushing ball boy

Scotland internationalist Liam Kelly has been hit with a six-match ban for shoving a ball boy.

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Kilmarnocks caretaker manager Lee McCulloch has refused to rule himself out as a candidate for the permanent role, believing that the Ayrshire club is in need of stability. Picture: SNS

Lee McCulloch keeps himself in running for Kilmarnock job

Lee McCulloch has refused to rule out becoming the next manager of Kilmarnock. We know this because, when asked several times yesterday whether he wanted the job vacated by Lee Clark on Wednesday, he took pains not to say that he didn’t.

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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes at full time of their 7-2 win over Motherwell. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Adam Rooney: Dons can keep Derek McInnes and keep building

Derek McInnes couldn’t have asked for a more positive reaction to the news he had no interest in swapping the manager’s position at Pittodrie
for the one at Ibrox than his players delivered just over 24 hours later.

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Lee Clark says he decided to join Bury to further his chances of managing in the English Premier League.

Lee Clark: Give Lee McCulloch my old Killie manager’s job

Former Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark has urged the Rugby Park board to immediately appoint his No 2, Lee McCulloch, as his replacement – or risk ruining the good work they did together.

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It is reported that Lee Clark is set to leave Kilmarnock exactly a year to the day after taking over. Picture: John Devlin

Manager Lee Clark leaves Kilmarnock to join Bury

Lee Clark has left Kilmarnock to join League One side Bury exactly a year to the day since he became manager at Rugby Park, it has been announced.

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Kilmarnock's Kris Boyd scores to make it 1-0 against Dundee at Dens Park, his 199th league goal.

Kris Boyd one goal away from striking hall of fame

Kris Boyd is on course to hit an incredible scoring milestone on Sunday by becoming only the fifth player since the 
Second World War to score 200 
top-flight league goals in Scotland. And should he achieve this remarkable feat against Aberdeen, he will truly be classed as one of the game’s greats, according to his former manager, Jim Jefferies, and Kilmarnock captain Stevie Smith

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Dundee's Kevin Holt levels score in draw with Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Dundee 1 - 1 Kilmarnock: Draw does neither side a favour in relegation battle

Dundee remain without a win this year after playing out a 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock at Dens Park.

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Dundee goalkeeper David Mitchell looks to cross the line with the ball during his side's 2-0 win over Motherwell earlier this season. Picture: SNS

13 most controversial Scottish refereeing calls this season

Red cards in consecutive weekends at Fir Park, along with St Johnstone’s fury at the penalty conceded against Celtic, have pushed Scottish referees back to the forefront of the national consciousness.

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Conor Sammon (left) in action against Hamilton's Danny Seaborne

Hamilton 1 - 1 Kilmarnock: Relegation battlers share the spoils

Hamilton and Kilmarnock shared the points after a keenly-contested 1-1 draw in the Ladbrokes Premiership.

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Told he's worth �40m, wins at social media. Moussa Dembele has had worse months. Picture: SNS

SPFL winners and losers from the January transfer window

Who’s come out on top and who’s had a shocker from the manic month infamously known as the January transfer window?

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Hearts striker Esmael Goncalves was unveiled to the media on transfer deadline day. Picture: SNS

5 most intriguing Scottish Premiership transfers in January

With the January transfer window done and dusted, Craig Fowler looks over some of the more interesting deals from the past month

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Conor Sammon has managed just one goal in 22 appearances for Hearts

Hearts striker Conor Sammon joins Kilmarnock in loan deal

Kilmarnock have completed the loan signing of striker Conor Sammon from Hearts until the end of the season.

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Moussa Dembele reassured fans he was staying on social media. Picture: SNS

Transfer Deadline Day live: Chelsea insist no £40m bid for Dembele | Hibs fail in Stokes bid | Ambrose leaves for Blackburn

With numerous Scottish sides looking to strengthen before the transfer window slams shut, we take a look at all the latest transfer rumours, breaking news and done deals.

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Killie players mob on-loan midfielder Sean Longstaff after his late clincher.  Photograph: Alan Harvey/SNS

Kilmarnock 3 - 2 Ross County: Killer goal at the death

Kilmarnock, who had gone seven matches without a victory, came from behind to claim all three points here thanks to Sean Longstaff’s first senior goal.

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