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Dundee United 2 - 1 St Mirren: No manager, no problem for Arabs

No manager, no problem for Dundee United. Having dispensed with Ray McKinnon’s services as they became alarmed at a widening gap between themselves and Championship leaders St Mirren, they have now, in the space of two games, drawn themselves neck and neck with the Paisley side under the charge of caretaker Laurie Ellis.

Championship
Interim Dundee united manager Laurie Ellis oversaw a win against Dumbarton in his first match in charge. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Csaba Laszlo and John Hughes to discover Dundee United fate

Dundee United will face Championship leaders St Mirren at Tannadice this afternoon with first-team coach Laurie Ellis still in charge of the side.

Dundee United
Glynn Snodin's free-kick flies into the back of the Slavia Prague net. Picture: SNS

Five obscure European night heroes for Scottish football clubs

Craig Fowler takes a trip down memory lane to uncover some of the more obscure heroes on famous European nights for Scottish clubs.

Premiership

Rumour Mill: Rangers eye Pardew | Barton slams Celtic fans | Cummings for Scotland

Could Rangers look to appoint Alan Pardew; Joey Barton takes aim at Celtic fans and Scott Brown plus Jason Cummings in line for Scotland call-up

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St Mirren's Ian McShane celebrates his goal. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

St Mirren 2 - 2 Morton: Topsy turvy derby ends level

These two old foes served an intoxicating derby encounter which produced four goals, two contentious penalty awards and a non-stop supply of no-quarter-asked tackles.

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Steven McLean pictured during the Rangers-Motherwell Betfred Cup semi final. Picture: Michael Gillen

Steven McLean ‘demoted to Scottish Championship’ after criticism

Referee Steven McLean will not take charge of a Scottish Premiership match this weekend, and has instead been handed the Scottish Championship derby between St Mirren and Greenock Morton.

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Falkirks James Craigen and St Mirrens Cammy Smith challenge for the ball.  Photograph: Gary Williamson/SNS

Falkirk 0 - 0 St Mirren: Saints stay top

Falkirk were forced to settle for their second consecutive home goal-less draw under Paul Hartley as St Mirren preserved their place at the top of the Championship table.

Falkirk
St Mirren's Gavin Reilly at full-time. Picture: SNS

Dumbarton 0 - 2 St Mirren: John Sutton is Saints’ hero

St Mirren made a statement of intent on a significant day in the Championship as they finished the first quarter three points clear at the top.

Dumbarton
Raith Rovers' Bobby Barr (left) secured the win. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

St Mirren 1 - 3 Raith Rovers: Buddies punished by clinical Fifers

St Mirren, beaten finalists last season, paid the penalty for prioritising promotion here when they surrendered the lead and missed out on a quarter-final place.

Raith Rovers

John McGinn: World Cup play-off place is Scotland’s to lose

Scotland face Slovakia on Thursday night in the first of their crucial World Cup qualifying double-header where they know nothing less than six points will do in their hunt for a playoff place.

Scotland
Dale Hilson (right) scored the winner for St Mirren. Picture: SNS Group

St Mirren 2-1 Brechin City: Narrow win returns Buddies to summit

They say the mark of champions is to win when not at your best, but quite what it says about St Mirren – who managed to go back to the top of the Championship whilst at times being nothing sort of dreadful – remains to be seen.

St Mirren
Stephen McGinn of St Mirren resists a strong challenge by Queen of the Souths Kyle Jacobs. Picture: SNS.

St Mirren’s Jack Ross pays tribute to two-goal Lewis Morgan

Jack Ross hailed his St Mirren
side as they made it seven wins in a row at home to go second in the table, and waxed lyrical about Lewis Morgan, who scored two goals in the 3-1 win over Queen of the South.

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Rangers' trip to Celtic Park will remain on 30 December. Picture: John Devlin

11 SPFL matches to be broadcast live in December

The latest batch of Scottish football fixtures to be broadcast live on Sky Sports and BT Sport have been announced by the SPFL.

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Dunfermline's Kallum Higginbotham, left. Picture: Sammy Turner/SNS

Kallum Higginbotham pleased that Dunfermline have bounced back

The standing ovation afforded to Kallum Higginbotham in the closing stages of this top-of-the-table encounter succinctly summed up Dunfermline’s victory. It was comprehensive, it was raucous and it was richly deserved.

Championship
Dunfermline's Declan McManus celebrates putting the Pars ahead. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Dunfermline Athletic 3 - 0 St Mirren: Pars surge to the top

This game came far too early in the campaign for anyone at Dunfermline to get too carried away, but the manner of their victory over St Mirren will send belief coursing through East End Park.

Dunfermline
Lewis Morgan continued his fine form, opening the scoring agaisnt ICT. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

St Mirren 4 - 2 Inverness CT: Buddies go top with fine win

St Mirren surged to the top of the table with a slick display against a Caley side who are still struggling to find their feet in the Championship.

Inverness CT

Rumour Mill: Man City ‘would have rejected £30m for Roberts’ | Rangers line up glamour friendly | Scotland ‘playing the Celtic way’

Celtic ‘would have broken bank for permanent Roberts deal’; Rangers line up glamour friendly in Canada and Scotland are winning by ‘playing the Celtic way’

Celtic
Gavin Reilly makes it 2-0 St Mirren. Picture: SNS/ROB CASEY

St Mirren 3 - 1 Hearts U20: Gavin Reilly nets brace in mismatch

Hot on the heels of Mayweather/McGregor this was another sporting mismatch where most observers were left wondering if there was any need or value as St Mirren strolled past Hearts Colts to advance into the next round of what is a bizarre hotchpotch of a competition.

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