Albion Rovers

Albion Rovers

BT Sport reveals the five Betfred Cup games it will show live

Five Betfred Cup group games will be shown live on BT Sport, two of them involving Hearts.

The first game to be screened will be Kilmarnock v St Mirren on Friday 13 July. Next up is Raith Rovers v Hearts on 21 July, with the game taking place at East Fife’s Bayview due to work at Stark’s Park.

Dundee v Dunfermline on 22 July is also live, as is Clyde v Motherwell on 28 July and Hearts’ v Inverness Caledonian Thistle the following day.

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Inverness Caley Thistle are the current holders of the IRN-BRU Cup after defeating Dumbarton in the final in March. Picture: SNS.

English clubs to be invited to play in Irn-Bru Cup

The Irn-Bru Cup will become a complete British and Irish affair after Uefa gave the SPFL approval
to include two teams from England’s Vanarama National League in next season’s knockout competition.

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Hearts manager Craig Levein and Inverness coach John Robertson will meet in the Betfred League Cup. Picture: SNS

Hearts handed reunion with John Robertson in Betfred Cup

Hearts will be up against Tynecastle legend John Robertson in next season’s Betfred Cup after the draw for the group stage paired them with Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

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Ian Murray in frame to become next manager of Albion Rovers

Former Dumbarton and 
St Mirren manager Ian Murray has emerged as a managerial candidate for the vacant position at 
Albion Rovers.

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Ayr's Craig Moore with the Ladbrokes League One trophy. SNS/Sammy Turner

Ayr pip Raith Rovers to League One title in final day drama

Ayr United held their nerve when it mattered most to claim their first league title since 1997 and break Raith Rovers’ hearts.

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James Tavernier has taken his play up a level this season. Picture: SNS

The 17 most improved players in Scottish football this season

Which players have shown improvement from last season to the current campaign, catching the eye and winning hearts of supporters across Scotland?

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Craig Moore hit a late winner for Ayr. Picture: SNS/Rob Casey

League 1 round-up: Ayr leave it late to stay three points clear

Pacesetters Ayr United and Raith Rovers both left it late to seal victories and pull further away from the chasing pack.

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Chris Kane completes his hat-trick by scoring St Johnstone's fourth goal against Albion Rovers. Picture: SNS.

Albion Rovers 0 - 4 St Johnstone: Chris Kane fires a treble

St Johnstone booked their place at Tynecastle against Hearts in the fifth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup as Albion Rovers were overcome 4-0 at Cliftonhill in a twice-postponed tie.

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Fraserburgh v Rangers one of five Scottish Cup fixtures postponed. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

Fraserburgh v Rangers among five Scottish Cup fixtures postponed

The William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round has been hit by snow and frost as Fraserburgh’s meeting with Rangers has been postponed.

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Darren McGregor challenges Esmael Goncalves for the ball during the last Scottish Cup meeting between Hibs and Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scottish Cup: Hearts v Hibs | Celtic v Brechin | Fraserburgh v Rangers

Hearts have been handed a home tie against Hibs for the third consecutive year in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

Celtic

Rumour Mill: EPL side eye Griffiths | Celtic keen on £5m defender | Sunderland cool McCoist interest

Leigh Griffiths is a target for an English Premier League side, Brendan Rodgers is already preparing to bolster his defensive options and Sunderland turn their attentions to alternative candidates after McCoist chase hits snag

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The Cliftonhill side have been thrown out of the competition. Picture: SNS

Albion Rovers booted out of Irn-Bru Cup for fielding ineligible player

Albion Rovers have been kicked out of the IRN-BRU Cup after being found guilty of a breach of regulations, the Scottish Professional Football League has announced.

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Inverness CT's Matty Elsdon battles for the ball against Falkirk's Rory Loy. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Betfred Cup wrap: Falkirk impressive in defeat of Inverness CT

Falkirk moved top of Betfred Cup Group A and set down a marker for the league season thanks to a 2-0 victory at Inverness.

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Darren Young has been appointed as the new East Fife manager. Pic: SNS/Gary Hutchison

Darren Young appointed as East Fife manager

East Fife have appointed Darren Young as their manager.

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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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Rumour Mill: Rangers ‘best in the world’ | Rodgers blasts Halliday tackle | bookmakers tip Rangers to sign striker

Pedro Caixinha sticks by his insistence that Rangers have the best squad in Scotland, Brendan Rodgers claims Andy Halliday should have seen red for challenge on Patrick Roberts, and Bet Victor have made Rangers 3/1 favourites to sign Louis Moult.

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12/03/17 .  GLASGOW. CELTIC PARK. PARKHEAD.'SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP. Celtic v Rangers. Celtic�"s  Scott Brown in action.

The 17 most improved players in Scottish football this season

Which players have shown tremendous improvement from last season to the current campaign, catching the eye and winning hearts of supporters across Scotland?

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Falkirk fans at Falkirk Stadium for a home game against Dumbarton. Picture: TSPL

How many Scottish football grounds have you been to?

EACH of the 42 member clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League has their own home stadium. How many have you visited?

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Scott Sinclair celebrates after putting Celtic ahead against Albion Rovers.

Albion Rovers 0-3 Celtic: It’s three and easy for Celtic

Celtic eased their way back into action following their winter break and into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup as they saw off the challenge of League One part-timers Albion Rovers with the minimum of fuss.

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Keeper Ross Stewart is clinging to belief that shock results happen

Albion Rovers take inspiration from past giant-killing feats

Albion Rovers might be considered a Ross County. Not because today they harbour a threat to Celtic’s Scottish Cup hopes, akin to the Highland club which has twice vanquished the Parkhead side in one-off occasions across the past seven years. Instead, it is because the League One side seem to have a veritable county of players called Ross.

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