Cowdenbeath

Cowdenbeath

Hearts 5 - 0 Cowdenbeath: Jambos set up Caley Thistle showdown

Hearts face a decisive Betfred Cup group tie against Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Sunday after a comfortable 5-0 win against ten-man Cowdenbeath. Steven MacLean, Uche Ikpeazu, Peter Haring, Steven Naismith and Michael Smith claimed the goals after the visitors had Martin Scott sent off in the first half.

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Inverness coach John Robertson and Hearts manager Craig Levein will lock horns in a televised Betfred Cup tie. Picture: SNS

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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Cowdenbeath chairman Donald Findlay QC at Central Park. Picture: John Devlin

Interview: Donald Findlay on his love of and fears for Cowdenbeath

Donald Findlay likes to start each day with The Scotsman crossword and I imagine he usually completes it. This legal eagle perches on the uppermost branch, the ace defender of some of the nastiest pieces of work who’ve ever worn a suit in court, though he doesn’t describe himself like this. “I’m simply a mechanic,”
is what he says, “who uses words instead of tools.”

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Youth striker turned Hibs goalkeeper and pioneering football agent Jim McArthur. Picture: Greg Macvean

Interview: Jim McArthur on Hibs’ week of pain and his love of rugby

Tomorrow lunchtime Hibernian begin a breathless sequence of games which will tell them exactly where they are and how far they’ve got to go. But to those who’re calling the fixtures season-defining, older fans who’ve gone as grey as Jim McArthur will offer groans and shudders which freely translate as: “You should have been around in 1974.”

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