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Partick Thistle 1 - 1 Ross County: Late drama robs Jags

Thistle were denied their first win since the opening day of the league season when substitute Chris Burke came off the bench to rescue a point for the Staggies with an equaliser five minutes into stoppage time, and but for a stunning save from Ryan Scully from Ryan Dow, the Dingwall side might have taken all three.

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Inverness CT's Lonsana Doumbouya nets a late equaliser against Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Premiership round-up: Late equalisers in both matches

The semi-finals taking place this weekend meant a reduced league fixture card, with Inverness v Kilmarnock and Partick Thistle v Ross County the only surviving top-flight matches.

Rangers boss Mark Warburton says he has no problem with BT Sport. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Warburton denies BT Sport rift | Mönchengladbach poke fun at Glasgow pub | Old Firm quit plan

Rangers manager Mark Warburton insists he has no personal issue with BT Sport, Borussia Mönchengladbach win on the park and on social media, and Henrik Larsson’s agent reveals a 17-year-old plan for the Old Firm to quit Scottish football.

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Aberdeen's Adam Rooney is pleased the club have bolstered their attacking options. Picture: John Devlin

Adam Rooney unfazed by arrival of Dons’ summer recruits

Aberdeen striker Adam Rooney is feeling no less pressure to score goals following the arrival of attacking reinforcements in the summer.

Mark Warburton was advised to leave the press conference by Jim Traynor. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Bizarre Rangers press conference | PSG join Dembele chase | Tamudo on failed £10.5m Ibrox move

Mark Warburton is pulled out of a Rangers press conference by Jim Traynor after reporter asks Joey Barton questions, PSG join the chase to sign Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, and Raul Tamudo comments on his failed transfer to Rangers.

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Karamoko Dembele made his debut for Celtic under-20s on Monday evening. Picture: Jamie Williamson

Rumour Mill: Ladbrokes sorry for Karamoko Dembele bets | Barton staying at Rangers | Kazim-Richards denies Rodgers row

Ladbrokes apologise for opening a book on 13-year-old Karamoko Dembele, Joey Barton looks set to remain with Rangers as he nears the end of his club-imposed suspension, and Colin Kazim-Richards denies his Celtic exit was down to new boss Brendan Rodgers not wanting him at Parkhead.

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Chris Burke has seven caps for Scotland. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Ross County sign ex-Rangers winger Chris Burke

Ross County have signed former Rangers and Scotland winger Chris Burke in a deal until the end of the season.

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Hearts' Tony Watt (right) sees his shot saved by County goalkeeper Scott Fox. Picture: SNS.

Hearts ‘must turn chances into goals’ after Ross County draw

Let them eat cake. If you were a professional observer of this game there was a selection of sponges and muffins at the interval – as well as the traditional pies. “Do they know the second half is going to be rubbish or something?” quipped one hack. Unfortunately, that was the way it turned out.

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Ross County's Ian McShane is shown a red card against Hearts. Picture: SNS

Hearts 0 - 0 Ross County: Ten-man County hold on at Tynecastle

Hearts slipped further behind Ladbrokes Premiership leaders Celtic after being held to a 0-0 draw by Ross County at Tynecastle.

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Barrie McKay is still getting up to speed in the top flight. Picture: John Devlin

17 Scottish football stars who’ve had slow starts to 2016-17

Even our best players can endure a rough start to a new campaign. Sometimes it’s down to low confidence, sometimes it’s a position or managerial change, and sometimes it’s just coincidence that a few below par displays occur when the season is still in its infancy.

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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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Jim McIntyre was impressed by Hearts display in the defeat against St Johnstone. Picture: SNS

Hearts defeat means nothing, warns Ross County boss

Ross County boss Jim McIntyre is not fooled by Hearts’ defeat to St Johnstone last week as he prepares for the trip to Tynecastle on Saturday.

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Joey Barton could be sacked by Rangers on Monday. Picture: SNS Group

Rumour Mill: Rangers ‘set to sack Barton’ | Hibs to appeal Bartley red | Blackburn eye Paterson

Rangers could sack Joey Barton; Hibs set to appeal red card shown to Marvin Bartley and Blackburn keen on Hearts defender

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Rangers' Lee Wallace (right) is closed down by Jonathan Franks. Picture: SNS

Rangers 0 - 0 Ross County: Warburton’s men held

Forget Joey Barton for a minute, even if he seems to make that dastardly difficult to do. The mouthy midfielder’s missing status shouldn’t be the focus of Rangers troubles when set against the failings exhibited by them yesterday, and which are scarring their season.

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Rangers midfielder Josh Windass believes he was the best player in Englands League Two. Picture: SNS

Rangers’ Josh Windass can’t wait to face Celtic again

If there was one sliver of light for Rangers amid the gloom of their 5-1 defeat at Celtic Park last Saturday, it was the performance of Josh Windass.

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Scott Brown and the rest of his Celtic team-mates struggled in Barcelona. Picture: Getty

Rumour Mill: Celtic display ‘unacceptable’ | Worst Rangers start since 1989 | Weir ‘could face SFA sanctions’

Scott Brown brands second-half display ‘unacceptable’, Rangers have worst start to the season for 27 years, and David Weir could face SFA sanctions over Old Firm outburst

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Scott Brown and Celtic emerged victorious over Joey Barton and Rangers in the Old Firm derby. Picture: SNS

Winners and Losers: Scott Brown | Mark Warburton | Everyone else in Scottish football

Craig Fowler looks back at the winners and losers from the Scottish football weekend.
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Ross County 1 - 1 Motherwell: Moult melts County attack

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.

Rangers are due to meet Hearts at Tynecastle for the first time since May 2015. Picture: Neil Hanna

11 Scottish football games moved for live TV coverage

BT Sport have decided to broadcast Rangers’ visit to Tynecastle on 21 October, despite the likelihood the game will need rearranged once again due to Rangers’ involvement in the BetFred Cup.

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Tony Watt celebrates having scored the winning goal for Hearts in their match at Partick Thistle. Picture: SNS

Winners and Losers: Tony Watt | Craig Gordon | Joey Barton

Craig Fowler looks back at the winners and losers from the Scottish football weekend.

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