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Lee Clark vows to get more goals from Kilmarnock’s Jordan Jones

Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark reserved special praise for Jordan Jones and Gary Dicker as they starred in victory over Dundee, saying he thinks he can “add goals” to Jones’ game.

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Kilmarnock's Jordan Jones (right) and Dundee's Cammy Kerr battle for possession.  Photograph: Ross Parker/SNS

Kilmarnock 2 - 0 Dundee: Kilmarnock move into the top six

Kilmarnock moved up five places to sixth position courtesy of this comprehensive win over opponents who hadn’t previously lost a league game at Rugby Park since 2005.

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There was no doubting who Ray Montgomerie was rooting for when he helped to make the Scottish Cup fourth-round draw yesterday. Picture: SNS

Current side reminds Kilmarnock great of ‘97 cup heroes

Ray Montgomerie, the last Kilmarnock captain to lift the Scottish Cup when they beat Falkirk 1-0 in 1997, was present at Rugby Park last night to witness the draw for the fourth round which gave his club (he currently works in their commercial department) a home tie against Hamilton Academical.

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Celtic captain Scott Brown has rebounded from a frustrating 2015/16 season. Picture: SNS

22 Premiership stars who’ve exceeded expectations this season

Craig Fowler picks a select XI of Ladbrokes Premiership players who’ve performed above and beyond what as been expected of them - with back-ups thrown in as well

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Conor Hourihane, who was linked with Celtic among other clubs, has opened contract extension talks with Barnsley. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Celtic target reveals contract talks | McCoist ‘wanted QPR job’ | Keane to Celtic?

Conor Hourihane, linked with Celtic, holds talks with Barnsley; ex-Rangers boss Ally McCoist was keen on QPR job and could Robbie Keane return to Celtic?

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Leigh Griffiths is a doubt for Wednesday's Champions League tie with Barcelona. Picture: John Devlin

Leigh Griffiths set to miss Barca tie with hamstring injury

Celtic saw their satisfaction at moving 13 points clear at the top of the Premiership table tempered by the news Leigh Griffiths looks likely to be ruled out of their Champions League showdown with Barcelona on Wednesday night.

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Kilmarnock made things difficult for Celtic in the game at Rugby Park. Picture: PA

Five things we learned from Kilmarnock 0 - 1 Celtic

Craig Fowler gives his take after Celtic continued their unbeaten domestic form with a Friday night win over Kilmarnock

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Celtic's Stuart Armstrong celebrates his goal. Picture: SNS

Kilmarnock 0 - 1 Celtic: Armstrong extends lead at the top

It is unlikely to occupy much footage on Celtic’s end-of-season DVD marking what already looks certain to be a sixth consecutive title triumph but Brendan Rodgers’ men did just enough to stretch their lead at the top of the Premiership table to 13 points.

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Dedryk Boyata will face Kilmarnock tonight at Rugby Park. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Celtic give Dedryck Boyata his first start of the season

Brendan Rodgers has picked Dedryck Boyata for the first time since coming to Celtic, with the defender named in the starting side to face Kilmarnock at Rugby Park this evening.

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Kris Boyd has scored three times this season. Picture: SNS

Kris Boyd out for two months after training injury

Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark believes he has players with the potential to fill the void left by an injury to Kris Boyd.

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Kieran Tierney has been pushed forward to create an unorthodox 3-5-2 system at Celtic. Picture: John Devlin

Biggest tactical trends in Scottish football this season

The final international break of the year has been endured, and now the league enters a busy period before the winter break. While the inquests and investigations are under way to solve the inextricable Rubik’s cube that is Scottish football, focus switches to the domestic game.

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Killies Gary Dicker, left, battles for the ball with Dougie Imrie of Accies

Kilmarnock 0 - 0 Hamilton Accies: Jamie MacDonald saves day

Kilmarnock moved up to seventh place and Hamilton improved to ninth but those were among the few positives which could be drawn from this dour affair.

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Hamilton manager Martin Canning talks to the press ahead of Saturday's clash with Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS

Hamilton boss: Accies need to defeat teams like Kilmarnock

Hamilton boss Martin Canning reckons the Ladbrokes Premiership relegation scrap is set to go down to the wire.

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Lee Clark saw his side comfortably beaten by Rangers on Saturday. Picture: SNS

Kilmarnock to rein in attack for future Old Firm clashes

Kilmarnock boss Lee Clark admits he will rein in his attacking instincts next time his side take on the Old Firm.

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Rangers' Andy Halliday celebrates scoring his side's second goal in the 3-0 win over Kilmarnock. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Rangers ‘cannot stand still’ after win over Kilmarnock

Reports of Rangers’ demise as the country’s second-best team may have been greatly exaggerated. For what was striking about a first really ripping performance of the season by Mark Warburton’s men is that, with it, they could position themselves as closest challengers to Celtic in the Premiership.

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Rangers' Andy Halliday celebrates scoring his side's second of the match from the penalty spot. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

Rangers 3 - 0 Kilmarnock: Rangers move into second-place

It may have taken a quarter of the Premiership season, but Rangers yesterday dished out the sort of pasting that they were expected to produce on a semi-regular basis when stepping up to the top flight.

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Lee Hodson, pictured in action against Kieran Tierney, impressed during Rangers' Betfred Cup semi-final defeat by Celtic. Picture: John Devlin

Cap call helped Lee Hodson into Rangers side

Lee Hodson has somewhat reversed the convention that performing well for your club will earn you international recognition.

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Kilmarnock defeated Hearts on Saturday night. Picture: SNS

No more wrong turns as Kilmarnock head in right direction

Kilmarnock have turned many corners. But like 
someone trapped in a maze with no map to navigate a route out, they had been struggling to make much progress.

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Hearts manager Robbie Neilson issues instructions from the sideline. Picture: SNS

Robbie Neilson: Hearts must use defeat as ‘wake-up call’

Hearts manager Robbie 
Neilson insisted the defeat to Kilmarnock must serve as a wake-up call for Hearts, saying his players had dipped below the standards demanded of them.

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Kilmarnock celebrate Souleymane Coulibaly's (R) opener. Picture: SNS

Kilmarnock 2 - 0 Hearts: Jambos well beaten at Killie

Kilmarnock’s shirt sponsor QTS has made headlines, questioning how long they will continue to lend financial support to the club while Michael Johnston remains on the board and retains any say in the running of things. But regardless whose name is stamped on the front of the jerseys the more pressing need was for the players to start wearing their heart on their sleeves.

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