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Louis Moult on a mission to win cup and be Well legend

Motherwell’s bold decision to hold on to striker Louis Moult rather than cash in on the 25-year-old during the last transfer window continues to reap dividends for the Lanarkshire club.

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Rangers' Daniel Candeias has been a creative force for his side so far. Picture: PA

4 of the most interesting stats in the Scottish Premiership right now

To help you look forward to week seven of the Scottish Premiership season, we’ve collated some of the most interesting advanced statistics thus far.

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Motherwell and Rangers will battle it out for a place in the final. Picture: SNS

Betfred Cup semi-final dates: Hibs v Celtic | Motherwell v Rangers

Celtic’s Betfred Cup semi-final clash with Hibernian will be played on Saturday 21 October at 12.15pm.

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Louis Moult, back to goal, scores Motherwells opener against Aberdeen last night with an overhead kick. Picture: SNS.

Motherwell 3 - 0 Aberdeen: Louis Moult hits another double

Motherwell upset the odds at Fir Park last night to claim a place in the semi-finals of the Betfred Cup.

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Adam Rooney says the Aberdeen squad is the strongest he has known during his time at the club. Picture: SNS

Adam Rooney out to make amends for League Cup final woe

Adam Rooney admits that even losing the Scottish Cup final to a Tom Rogic goal with virtually the last kick in the last minute of the last game of last season wasn’t as disappointing as the manner in which Aberdeen lost the League Cup final to the same opponents.

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Richard Tait believed he was fouled by Marvin Bartley, right (incident in question not pictured). Picture: SNS

Why the referee denied Motherwell a penalty against Hibs

The latest edition of Ref Review looks at the booking giving to Richard Tait by match official Barry Cook during Motherwell’s 2-2 draw with Hibs. The Fir Park club have appealed the yellow card for diving.

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Neil Lennon is hoping for a reaction from his players after the 'Jekyll and Hyde' performance against Motherwell. Picture: SNS Group

Neil Lennon expects ‘reaction’ from Hibs players against Livingston

Neil Lennon expects to see a reaction from his players as Hibernian prepare to take on Livingston in the Betfred Cup quarter-final.

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Rumour Mill: Aston Villa eye Rangers ace | Sutton names duo Celtic should have signed | Windass to miss Old Firm clash?

Aston Villa - and others - keeping tabs on Morelos; Chris Sutton names two players Celtic should have signed and Windass could miss Old Firm clash after Partick gesture

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Louis Moult, left, fires in his second goal to ensure Motherwell's share of the spoils. Picture: SNS.

Hibs at crossroads after Motherwell’s second-half fightback

It isn’t hyperbolic to suggest Hibs are entering a crucial juncture in their season. Four games without a victory, three of which came against bottom-six sides from last term, including Saturday’s draw with Motherwell, have tempered early-season expectations and what follows should go a long way to deciding where Hibs will be competing
in the 2017-18 Ladbrokes 
Premiership.

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Moussa Dembele in action for Celtic. Picture: SNS/Rob Casey

5 things we learned from the Ladbrokes Premiership weekend

Week six of the Ladbrokes Premiership saw champions Celtic move clear at the top of the table as Aberdeen dropped points at home to Kilmarnock, while Dundee recorded their first win of the league campaign.

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Hibernian manager Neil Lennon rages at his players. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Neil Lennon: I don’t care if Hibs players don’t like criticism

Hibs’ dry spell has now become a drought after an indomitable Motherwell side came storming back to claim a deserved point and leave Neil Lennon’s side without a victory in four games.

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Motherwell's Louis Moult scores to make it 2-1. Picture: SNS/Gary Hutchison

Hibs 2 - 2 Motherwell: Louis Moult hits double to earn point

Louis Moult hit a double as Motherwell came from two down to seal a Ladbrokes Premiership point at Easter Road.

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Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson says he and his staff check out potential signings on social media. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Motherwell are Twitter snoopers, admits Stephen Robinson

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson has admitted he checks players out on social media before signing them.

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Rumour Mill: Celtic fans bore Neymar | McGinn’s moves to Hearts and Rangers | Griffiths fit for PSG

Neymar has stoked the fire ahead of Celtic’s clash with Paris Saint-Germanin by labelling the Celtic fans boring, John McGinn says he was linked with deadline day moves to rivals Hearts and Rangers and Leigh Grifiths has confirmed he is fit and ready for Champions League.

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Rangers' Alfredo Morelos has adapted well to Scottish football. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

5 things we learned from the Ladbrokes Premiership weekend

Champions Celtic moved back to the top of the Ladbrokes Premiership in the fifth weekend of the campaign, while Rangers recorded an impressive win and Joe Lewis thwarted Hearts at BT Murrayfield.

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Motherwell's Ryan Bowman celebrates opening the scoring at home to Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Motherwell 2 - 0 Kilmarnock: Steelmen pile more misery on Killie

Motherwell can claim a place in the semi-finals of the Betfred Cup on Thursday evening. Aberdeen will be the visitors to Fir Park and will be favourites to progress but it would take a brave man to bet against the Lanarkshire club on this form.

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Rumour Mill: Dembele nears return | Edouard applauded by Celtic teammates | John not fazed by Ibrox

A return on the cards for injured Celtic striker; Edouard impresses; Kimarnock are struck by a virus; Garry O’Connor on giving something back.

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Kilmarnock manager Lee McCulloch. Picture: SNS

Kilmarnock squad hit by tonsillitis bug ahead of Motherwell clash

Kilmarnock boss Lee McCulloch may have to change his plans for Saturday’s match against Motherwell after a tonsillitis bug swept through Rugby Park.

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James McFadden left Motherwell at the end of last season. Picture: SNS

James McFadden signs for Queen of the South on short-term deal

Queen of the South have strengthened their squad with the signing of James McFadden on a short-term deal.

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Alfredo Morelos (right) has impressed so far for Rangers. Picture: SNS

Five previously unknown summer signings who’ve impressed thus far

After a two-week absence, domestic football is back. To help you all look forward to the action this weekend, Craig Fowler has collated a shortlist of the most impressive summer signings who were largely unknown to Scottish football fans prior to their arrival.

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