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Forfar's Thomas Reilly scored the decisive penalty in the shootout. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

East Fife 4, Forfar 5! Celebrated scoreline finally comes true

Thomas Reilly earned Forfar a bonus point in yesterday’s Group B game at East Fife – and enabled a tongue-twisting result beloved of late comedian Eric Morecambe to be recorded for the first time in the fixture’s history – when he slotted home the 12th penalty in a 5-4 shoot-out success which followed a 1-1 draw.

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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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Isma Goncalves is brought down by East Fife's Ben gordon to earn Hearts' late penalty. Picture: SNS.

John Souttar picture perfect in remarkable Hearts comeback

Little more than two hours had passed following John Souttar’s comeback against East Fife and the Hearts defender, as they say, “took to social media”. Nothing noteworthy there. That is increasingly a commonplace and, for the most part, relatively bland part of post-match routine in the Internet age.

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Hearts' young striker Rory Currie is fired up by the challenge of competing for a first-team place.  Picture: SNS.

Rory Currie seeks greater recognition at Hearts

Rory Currie’s contribution to the Hearts cause since he broke into the first team last season has seen him recognised as a kid with plenty of potential. Those expectations are something he can live with and he admits that being recognised when he is out and about is also now part of life.

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