Motherwell 0 - 3 Inverness CT: Caley Thistle into top six

Richie Foran was last night celebrating leading Inverness into the top six after his side ruthlessly exploited Motherwell’s defensive 

Celtic's Moussa Dembele scores his side's second goal from the penalty spot. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Celtic 2 – 0 Motherwell: Intrigue over Kolo Toure

It was, Brendan Rodgers said, all about his squad as Motherwell were brushed aside by his domestically-imperious Celtic. Yet the Irishman left out a section of the explanation for fielding a team that was missing four first choices. Saturday was all about using his squad with a view to ensuring he had the XI he wants to field against Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday as fresh and fit as possible.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rogers rested key players for the Motherwell match. Picture: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Clean bill of health for Celtic ahead of Champions League tie

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers could report a clean bill of health for his squad ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League visit of Borussia Monchengladbach following his side’s 2-0 victory over Motherwell that maintained their four-point advantage at the top of the Scottish Premiership table.

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Hearts and Rangers will meet in the top flight for the first time since 2012. Picture: Jane Barlow

Hearts v Rangers among four Premiership fixtures rescheduled

Hearts’ rearranged league match with Rangers at Tynecastle will take place on Wednesday, November 30, and be shown live by BT Sport.

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James Maddison has made an instant impact at Aberdeen. Picture: SNS

10 loan signings who lit up Scottish football

Aberdeen’s season has been reborn by the excellent play of on loan Norwich City midfielder James Maddison. The playmaker has slotted right into the No.10 role and provided extra energy, dynamism and a goal threat from deep that Derek McInnes’ side were lacking until his arrival. In honour of the player, we’re looking at 10 previous loan signings who made similar impacts at Scottish clubs.

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Sam Nicholsons shot is on its way to the Motherwell net, with the aid of a deflection. Picture: SNS.

Motherwell 1 – 3 Hearts: Callum Paterson goal grabs second spot

Hearts strikers have been engaged in extra shooting drills this week. While they again drew a blank here 
maybe they aren’t needed.

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Eric Black has been filmed by the Daily Telegraph as part of their ongoing investigation. Picture: PA

Ex-Aberdeen star Eric Black named in corruption scandal

The Football Association is awaiting “full and unfettered disclosure of all available material from the Daily Telegraph” as the corruption allegations engulfing football saw Southampton assistant manager Eric Black implicated.

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Moussa Dembele is a wanted man. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Arsenal and Bayern eye Moussa Dembele | Celtic can reach last 16 | Rangers statement

Arsenal and Bayern Munich have become the latest big sides to track Moussa Dembele, Celtic can reach the Champions League knockout stages according to two Parkhead stars, and Rangers have expressed their surprise after the SFA dismissed charges against both themselves and Hibs following the Scottish Cup final.

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Motherwell's Scott McDonald  celebrates his equaliser. Picture: SNS

Partick 1 - 1 Motherwell: Partick Thistle rue Ade Azeez misses

Partick Thistle remain rooted to the bottom of the Premiership table after an afternoon of missed opportunities, principally from lone striker Ade Azeez.

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Hearts and Aberdeen will face each other on Friday night football in late December. Picture: SNS

13 Scottish football games picked for live TV coverage

Hearts and Aberdeen will battle it out on Friday night football the evening before the Hogmanay Old Firm clash, after the latest round of SPFL matches selected for TV coverage were announced.

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Louis Moult bagged four goals for Motherwell against Hamilton. Pic: SNS

Motherwell 4 - 2 Hamilton: Louis Moult scores four in derby

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee could not have foreseen, when his side had gone three goals ahead for the second time in this compelling derby, that they would have ended up hanging on by their fingernails.

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Ross County 1 - 1 Motherwell: Moult melts County attack

It is rare for a drawn match – and no classic at that – to emphasise a team and manager’s credentials for attacking, entertaining football. This was the exception that proved the rule.

Martyn Waghorn is wanted by Bristol City - if the Robins lose star striker Jonathan Kodjia. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Bristol City eye Waghorn | Torino bid for Celtic ace | Lescott joined AEK ‘to win trophies’ | Hoops dismiss Leiva link

Bristol City could move for Martyn Waghorn; Torino aiming to convince Jozo Simunovic to move to Italy; Joleon Lescott says he joined AEK Athens to win trophies and Celtic sources dismiss Lucas Leiva loan talk

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Mark McGhee, right, watches his side play to a 0-0 draw with Dundee. Picture: SNS

Mark McGhee: Louis Moult return crucial for Motherwell

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee is looking forward to the return of Louis Moult after his side drew a blank against Dundee.

Motherwell defender Stephen McManus rises above Dundee's Mark O'Hara

Motherwell 0 - 0 Dundee: Visitors are denied

Motherwell midfielder Chris Cadden, one of the few performers to enhance his reputation in this dismal draw, should learn today that he will be drafted into the Scotland under-21 squad for next week’s matches against Macedonia and Ukraine.

Kenny Miller scores the late, winning goal for Rangers during their 2-1 victory over Motherwell at Ibrox on Saturday. Picture: Kirk O'Rourke

Lescott saga is put to rest as Rangers dig out victory

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Forrester 64, Miller 90

Motherwell - 1

McDonald 19

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Harry Forrester celebrates his equaliser with Kenny Miller, who would later net Rangers' winner. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Rangers 2 - 1 Motherwell: Kenny Miller puts Rangers on top

On the surface, a nod to old times as Rangers snatched a 91st-minute winner through the redoubtable Kenny Miller to move above Celtic at the top of the table. Scratch below the surface, and problems with the promoted Ibrox side’s Premiership assimilation patently remain.

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Ex-Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos has been training with Rangers. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Rangers could turn to Philippe Senderos as Lescott deal fails

Rangers manager Mark Warburton could turn to Philippe Senderos in his search for a fourth centre-back after 
Joleon Lescott’s Ibrox move fell through.

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Mark McGhee believes Rangers can't attract the kind of quality player that Celtic have. Picture: John Devlin

Mark McGhee: Motherwell have better chance against Rangers than Celtic

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee believes his side have a better chance of getting something at Ibrox than they did at Celtic Park last week.

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Harry Forrester, right, was at the centre of the action as Rangers defeated Dundee. Picture: SNS

Winners and Losers: Harry Forrester | Fans at Pittodrie | Celtic v Inter

Craig Fowler looks back at the winners and losers from the Ladbrokes Premiership weekend.

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