Queen of the South

Queen of the South

Hamilton 1 -1 Queen of the South: Accies secure bonus point

Hamilton took the Betfred Cup bonus point after a 6-5 penalty shoot-out win over Queen of the South at the SuperSeal stadium.

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St Mirren's Gregor Buchanan heads into the net. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Betfred Cup round-up: Falkirk and St Mirren record 4-1 wins

Falkirk and St Mirren put down an early marker ahead of the Ladbrokes Championship season with comfortable victories in the end. Elsewhere, League Two Peterhead beat League One East Fife and Cowdenbeath emerged victorious over Buckie Thistle in a game which featured six goals.

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Rumour Mill: Brendand Rodgers blasts Dave King | Joe Miller apologises to Linfield | Andy Halliday’s Rangers career ‘isn’t over’

Brendan Rodgers hits back at Rangers chairman Dave King, Joe Miller has apologised to Linfield, and Aberdeen have made a new offer for Stevie May.

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James McFadden, right, has left his position as player/assistant manager at Motherwell. Picture: Alan Watson

James McFadden training with Queen of the South

Queen of the South manager Gary Naysmith has brought in former Scotland forward James McFadden, pictured, to join pre-season training and has not ruled out a move for his former Everton team-mate.

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Rumour Mill: McInnes to become a Mackem | Hibs target strike duo | Celtic improve Hayes bid

Sunderland have stepped up their pursuit of Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes, Hibs wants Louis Moult and Greg Stewart to replace Jason Cummings and Celtic make cash plus player bid for Jonny Hayes.

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Kenny Miller has carried Rangers at times. Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey

The 12 best strikers in Scottish football right now

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

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Celtic won last season's Betfred League Cup. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Betfred Cup draw throws up derby clash

Dundee will face Dundee United in the stand-out fixture of the 2017 Betfred Cup group stage.

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Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has been in fine form this campaign. Picture: John Devlin

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (40-31)

Part two in Craig Fowler’s list counting down the SPFL’s best players from the 2016/17 season.

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Allan Johnston is aiming for promotion next term. Picture: Michael Gillen

Queen of the South 0 - 1 Dunfermline Athletic: Pars look up

Allan Johnston is eyeing the summer signings which can help Dunfermline push for promotion next season after a final-day win.

Darren McGregor has made it into the Team of the Year. Picture: Neil Hanna

Four Hibs players named in PFA Championship team of the year

Four Hibs players were today named in PFA Scotland’s Championship team of the year after helping guide the Easter Road club to the title.

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Stephen Dobbie scored twice for Queen of the South.  Picture: Michael Gillen.

Falkirk 2 - 2 Queen of the South: Peter Houston is unhappy

Peter Houston insisted Falkirk will not deserve to finish second if they defend as poorly again in their final league match of the season.

Darren McGregor can count himself unlucky not to be included. Picture: SNS

The 4 biggest Championship player of the year snubs

The votes have been counted and the nominees announced: this year’s SPFA Scottish Championship Player of the Year award winner will be contested between Jason Cummings and John McGinn, both of Hibs, along with Queen of the South striker Stephen Dobbie and Morton midfielder Ross Forbes.

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John McGinn, right, has been nominated for the second year in succession. Picture: John Devlin

Hibs stars lead Championship player of the year nominees

Hibs duo Jason Cummings and John McGinn have been nominated for SPFA Championship Player of the Year for the second year in succession.

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Dumbarton's Robert Thomson celebrates his goal. Picture: Sammy Turner/SNS

Queen of the South 1 - 2 Dumbarton: Gary Naysmith slams team

Gary Naysmith branded Queen of the South’s performance “disgusting” as Dumbarton inched closer to Championship safety.

Kenny Miller celebrates having opened the scoring for Rangers in last year's semi-final. Picture: John Devlin

Five of the best Scottish Cup semis from the last decade

Semi-finals are often cagey affairs with neither side willing to try anything outrageous in fear that it could cost them a place in the final. Though the Scottish Cup is no different, there have been plenty examples through the years of teams going all hail-mary in an attempt to reach the national final.

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Darren McGregor scores his second goal of the game as Hibs clinched promotion on Saturday. Picture: SNS.

Title so sweet for lifelong Hibs fan Darren McGregor

Darren McGregor hadn’t scored in a while. Not since last season’s Premiership play-off semi-final against Falkirk, in fact, and everyone at Easter Road remembers how that particular episode played out.

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No flagging for Jason Cummings as he enjoys the celebrations after the title is secured at Easter Road. Picture: Neil Hanna

Hibernian are back in the big time

Dumbarton no more, Greenock no more, Paisley no more. At long last, the Easter Road faithful were saying goodbye to the Championship and conveniently the Hibernian-supporting Proclaimers had written a song capable of being re-worked as a sign-off.

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Hibs boss Neil Lennon, centre, celebrates the clubs title-winning victory over Queen of the South. Photograph: Neil Hanna

Neil Lennon proud at Hibs’ title celebration

Success is what Neil Lennon lives for. In recent weeks the task of guiding Hibernian back to the top flight has looked anything but fun for the man who joined in the summer and immediately stated his intentions.

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Hibernian celebrate their title win in the dressing room. Picture: SNS

Hibernian 3 - 0 Queen of the South: Hibs win the Championship

Hibs confirmed their return to the Labrokes Premiership after three seasons away, winning the Championship with three games to spare

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Queen of the South manager Gary Naysmith said Hibs could win the Championship if they beat or even draw with us. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

Queen of the South determined to put Hibs party on hold

Queen of the South manager Gary Naysmith will always have strong links with Hearts, but he wants to beat their greatest rivals Hibernian today for the good of his Dumfries side as opposed to denying the Easter Road men a party. A win for Neil Lennon’s side over their visitors will see them crowned champions should Falkirk fail to see off resurgent St Mirren. Naysmith is out to stop the celebrations, but not for any tribal reasons.

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