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Partick Thistle announce departure of five first-team players

Partick Thistle have released four members of their first-team squad, while Niall Keown has returned down south following his loan move from Reading.

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Aberdeen's Scott Wright celebrates one of his three goals against Partick Thistle. Picture: SNS

Partick Thistle 0 - 6 Aberdeen: Wright hits hat-trick

Aberdeen made a statement yesterday in their final Premiership fixture of the season, announcing to all and sundry that they will not be turning up at the national stadium on Saturday to supplicate themselves at the feet of Celtic.

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Partick Thistle manager Alan Archibald says: When good teams smell fear they exploit it."

Partick Thistle’s Alan Archibald bids to remove fear factor

Partick Thistle manager Alan Archibald has told his players to take the fear out of their game and enjoy their first top-six experience.

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Celtic's Callum McGregor fires home the fourth goal against Partick Thistle. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Partick 0 - 5 Celtic: Rodgers’ men a step closer to history

Forty-five down, two to go. The tantalising prize of season-long domestic invincibility looms large for Celtic

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The 12 best centre midfielders in Scottish football right now

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

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Danny Swanson celebrates scoring from  the penalty spot against Partick Thistle. Picture: SNS.

Tommy Wright sure Saints will cope without Danny Swanson

Tommy Wright insists that 
St Johnstone will handle the loss of top scorer Danny 
Swanson when he leaves for Ladbrokes Championship winners Hibernian.

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St Johnstone's Danny Swanson celebrates the goal which sent St Johnstone into Europe. Pic: SNS/Kenny Smith

St Johnstone 1 - 0 Partick Thistle: Saints confirm European return

Danny Swanson’s penalty steered St Johnstone to a 1-0 win over Partick Thistle and a place in next season’s Europa League.

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Joe Garner heads home his late winner for Rangers in the fourth minute of stoppage time. Picture: SNS

Barrie McKay is the star for Rangers in Great Escape 2

For the second time this season, Rangers staged a dramatic smash and grab act in Maryhill to break Partick Thistle hearts.

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Pedro Caixinha's Rangers will be playing Europa League football next term after their dramatic late win over Partick Thistle: Picture Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Partick Thistle 1-2 Rangers: Caixinha’s men grab late winner

Joe Garner proved to be Rangers’ last-gasp hero as his stoppage-time winner sealed a 2-1 win over Partick Thistle at Firhill.

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Rangers defender Clint Hill would fulfil an ambition by playing in the Europa League. Picture: SNS.

Clint Hill set on playing in Europe for Rangers

Clint Hill hopes to help Rangers secure some consolation from a largely underwhelming season by confirming a return to European football tomorrow.

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Scott Brown makes the Team of the Year. Picture: John Devlin

Six Celtic stars make Scottish Premiership Team of the Year

Six Celtic players have been included in the Ladbrokes Premiership Team of the Year, as voted for by members of PFA Scotland.

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Should Tommy Wright have earned a nomination. Picture: Michael Gillen

Six biggest PFA Scotland Manager of the Year snubs

Craig Fowler goes through the list of managers who’ll feel unfortunate to have missed out on a nomination

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is in contention. Picture: John Devlin

Poll: Who should win Scotland’s manager of the year award?

PFA Scotland have announced the shortlist for the 2016/17 Manager of the Year award.

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Morton manager Jim Duffy. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Four-man shortlist for Manager of the Year announced

Jim Duffy is on the four-man shortlist for the PFA Scotland Manager of the Year award.

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The nominees across the two awards, minus Jason Cummings - unless he's in the teddy bear suit. Picture: John Devlin

Why Scott Brown is not the biggest PFA Scotland award snub

The Celtic captain should have received a PFA Scotland award nomination - but there’s another player who deserved one even more, as Craig Fowler writes

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Andraz Struna, right, scores Hearts second equaliser during their 2-2 draw with Partick Thistle. Picture: SNS.

Partick Thistle foiled but still set on catching Hearts

Partick Thistle failed to close the gap on Hearts on Saturday but that does not mean they have ditched their ambitions. According to Steven Lawless, the remaining four games of the season still give them time to peg back the Tynecastle side, though he says they must address their inability to get the better of Rangers.

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Hearts Liam Smith challenges for the ball with Partick Thistles Kris Doolan during yesterdays draw. Photograph: Alan Rennie/SNS Group

Europe looks too far away for Hearts

Hearts had to battle back twice in this one but, ultimately forced to make do with a share of the points, they still could not salvage their dwindling hopes of qualifying for Europe. That task now looks beyond them, with the games against the teams above them, three of them away from home, likely to pose an even bigger issue than a Partick Thistle side reduced to ten men.

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Partick Thistle's Callum Booth and Hearts' Don Cowie  in action. Pic: SNS/Alan Rennie

Hearts 2 - 2 Partick Thistle: Hearts struggle to point against ten men

Andraz Struna’s late equaliser prevented defeat for Hearts against ten-man Partick Thistle on a dramatic day at Tynecastle. The Firhill side were leading 2-1 with three minutes left when Struna popped up at the back post to convert Sam Nicholson’s cross.

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nLiam Smith has been encouraged by Hearts' two successive clean sheets. Picture: SNS.

Hearts’ defensive plug boosts Liam Smith’s hopes in Euro bid

Liam Smith hopes Hearts can get back on the front foot in the chase for a European slot after finally sorting out their problems in defence.

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Don Cowie has been an important member of the Hearts first-team this season. Picture: Greg Macvean

The 11 most underrated players in the Scottish Premiership

Andy Harrow selects 11 stars from this season’s Scottish top flight who’ve flown under the radar

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