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14 Ladbrokes Premiership fixtures moved for live TV coverage

Sky Sports and BT Sport have released their picks for live Ladbrokes Premiership matches from September through to the end of November.

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Moussa Dembele nets a spectaculr overhead kick against Manchester City. Picture: OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Celtic drop 16 places in UEFA’s club rankings

Celtic have dropped 16 places in UEFA’s club rankings despite reaching the group stages of last season’s Champions League.

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Rangers' defeat in Luxembourg brought about Scottish football obituaries. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Why Scottish football isn’t dead, but a cure is required

The past week has seemed a long obituary of Scottish football, but what is wrong and what needs to be done, asks Joel Sked.

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Could Shaun Maloney be set for a return to Scottish football? Picture; Lisa Ferguson

Rumour Mill: Celtic linked with Man City starlet| Maloney to return to Scotland? | Clubs target McGinn

Celtic could be making an audacious bid to land a Man City youngster, Shaun Maloney could be set to return to Scottish football and Hibs have confirmed a club has had a bid rejected for John McGinn.

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Rangers celebrate winning the Scottish league tiotle in 2005. Picture: SNS.

Scotsman poll: Majority of fans want Rangers’ titles stripped

We asked readers of The Scotsman: ‘Should Rangers be stripped of their titles won between 2001 and 2010’ following Wednesday’s ruling by the Supreme Court in favour of HMRC over the club’s use of Employee Benefit Trusts.

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Kyle Lafferty was wanted by both Hearts and Hibs

Rumour Mill: Lennon accuses Lafferty | Partick Thistle want O’Halloran | Blackpool chase Hibs midfielder

Neil Lennon has accused Kyle Lafferty of failing to keep his word, Partick Thistle have joined the chase for Rangers winger Michael O’Halloran, and Blackpool wish to sign Dylan McGeouch from Hibs.

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St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright bemoaned his players' poor final ball. Picture: SNS.

Tommy Wright pleads for more quality as St Johnstone exit Europe

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright made a plea for an injection of quality after seeing his side become the second Scottish side to embarrassingly crash out of Europe at the first hurdle to minnows in three days.

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Ryan Christie rises to head home Aberdeens second goal in their 3-0 victory. Picture: SNS.

Graeme Shinnie says Shaun Maloney will boost Aberdeen

Graeme Shinnie knows plenty of question marks hung over Pittodrie this summer as key players departed and manager Derek McInnes was courted by Sunderland, but the skipper believes the answer to all the upheaval could be an even better Aberdeen side.

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Charly Musonda (right) attempts to evade the attentions of Lionel Messi in a match between Real Betis and Barcelona. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Celtic close in on Chelsea kid | Caixinha bans green boots | Hibs keen on Berry

Chelsea starlet Charly Musonda is closer to Celtic switch, Pedro Caixinha bans green boots from Ibrox and Hibs close in on £250k deal for Cambridge United midfield ace

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Defiant Saint Johnstone say it’s not over until it is over

St Johnstone travel to Lithuania this week knowing that they have to score at least two goals. It is those efforts that Graham Cummins will concentrate on rather than waste his energy dwelling on the ones that might have been in Perth on Thursday.

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Adam Rooney, left,  celebrates with Ryan Christie, centre, and Shay Logan. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

St Johnstone 0 - 3 Aberdeen: McInnes keen on Maloney and May

One look at the teams for this pre-season friendly in Perth hinted at a mis-match and the gulf in resources was highlighted afterwards when Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes expressed confidence that a deal will be concluded to sign Scotland internationalist Shaun Maloney within the next 48 hours.

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Lazar Markovic in action for Liverpool - but could the winger be heading to Celtic? Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Liverpool winger | Danny Graham to Hibs? | Gers boss ‘can’t work miracles’

Celtic installed as favourites to sign Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic; Hibs linked with loan deal for Danny Graham and Rangers edge past Luxembourg minnows as Pedro Caixinha insists he can’t work miracles

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St Johnstone went behind twice in the home leg defeat. Picture: PA

St Johnstone 1 - 2 Trakai: Saints left with it all to do

In the past there was the excuse that players were having to play these games too soon into the new season. Maybe it was a case of this one coming too soon after the old term.

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Rumour Mill: Kyle Lafferty snubbed Hibs meeting | Deila brands King ‘stupid’ | Celtic to sign Benyu

Kyle Lafferty snubbed a meeting with Hibs to complete his move to Hearts, Ronny Deila has branded Dave King ‘stupid’, and Celtic are set to sign Ipswich youngster Kundai Benyu.

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New St Johnstone signing Scott Tanser could play some part in the Europa League first qualifying round first leg. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Scott Tanser eases St Johnstone’s Euro defensive worries

St Johnstone manager 
Tommy Wright has added to his thin defensive options ahead of their Europa League opener by bringing in former Port Vale left-back Scott 
Tanser.

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Rangers and Celtic have had very different transfer windows to this point. Picture: John Devlin

What each Scottish Premiership side must do in the transfer window

Joel Sked looks at each of the 12 top flight clubs and where their transfer business needs to be concentrated.

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Michael O'Halloran spent two years at McDiarmid Park before signing for Rangers. Picture: SNS

St Johnstone wish to re-sign Michael O’Halloran from Rangers

St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has confirmed he wishes to re-sign attacker Michael O’Halloran from Rangers.

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St Johnstone's Liam Craig wants to win in Europe, Picture: Sammy Turner/SNS

Saints’ Liam Craig hopes it’s third time lucky in Europe

Liam Craig is hoping it’s going to be third time lucky as he counts down to Thursday’s Europa League qualifier with FK Trakai.

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Hibs and Rangers will meet on the second weekend of the season for the first time since the 2016 Scottish Cup final. Picture: Neil Hanna

9 tasty encounters in the 2017/18 Scottish Premiership

After the fixture list was announced by the SPFL earlier today, we look at nine of the most keenly anticipated matches in the opening months of the new Ladbrokes Premiership season.

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Celtic will take on Hearts in their opening match of the 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership season. Picture: SNS

SPFL announce fixture list for 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership

Celtic will begin the defence of their Ladbrokes Premiership crown with a home clash against Hearts.

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