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East Fife

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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Jim Weir. Pic: Michael Gillen

Jim Weir hoping John Baird can be a game changer

Forfar manager Jim Weir is looking forward to unleashing John Baird at East Fife after his side had a frustrating 90 minutes at Falkirk in midweek.

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Kenny Miller made a winning debut for Livingston. Picture: Alan Rennie/SNS

Kenny Miller looks to add to Livingston management team

Livingston player-manager Kenny Miller is looking for reinforcements on and off the park after beginning his new role with a 2-1 victory at 
Airdrieonians.

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Chris Kane rues a missed chance for St Johnstone. Pic: SNS/Craig Foy

St Johnstone 0 - 0 East Fife (St Johnstone win 5-4 on pens): Saints edge bonus point

East Fife’s determined part-timers held firm to claim a fully merited Betfred Cup point at Perth.

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A floral tribute in the form of a Rangers No 4 jersey at the funeral of Harold Davis

Former Rangers players lead tributes at funeral of Harold ‘Harry’ Davis

In an enchanted spot, overlooking a golf course and a sandy beach, they laid Harold ‘Harry’ Davis to rest in 
Gairloch yesterday.

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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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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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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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Brora Rangers recorded the shock of the round at East Fife. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

East Fife 0 - 1 Brora Rangers: Highlanders cause shock of round

The Scottish Cup is all about the making of special moments of football folklore and yet another one was woven in Methil yesterday as Highland League Brora Rangers edged their way past East Fife to make it into the last 16 for the first time.

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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.

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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' Kyle Lafferty wheels away after heading the home side in front. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Hearts 3-0 East Fife: Kyle Lafferty hits brace in routine win

Kyle Lafferty hit a brace to take his Hearts tally to three goals in two games as Hearts defeated an injury-ravaged East Fife in the Betfred Cup.

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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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St Mirren's Gregor Buchanan heads into the net. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Betfred Cup round-up: Falkirk and St Mirren record 4-1 wins

Falkirk and St Mirren put down an early marker ahead of the Ladbrokes Championship season with comfortable victories in the end. Elsewhere, League Two Peterhead beat League One East Fife and Cowdenbeath emerged victorious over Buckie Thistle in a game which featured six goals.

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Armed police were deployed at Robbie Williams in Edinburgh (pictured) and will be again tonight ahead of Little Mix.

Armed police to be deployed at Edinburgh Little Mix gig

Armed police are being deployed at the Little Mix concert in Edinburgh tonight to reassure concert goers in the wake of recent UK terror attacks.

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First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, Louise Linton, Vice President Mike Pence, and Second Lady Karen Pence pose at the wedding of Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and Louise Lintonat Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. Picture: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for LS

Scottish actress married to President Trump’s Treasury secretary

It would appear to be a life far removed from the one she spent as a public schoolgirl in Edinburgh.

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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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Aberdeen and Celtic will contest the trophy on Saturday afternoon. Picture: SNS

Quiz: How well do you know your Scottish Cup finals?

Aberdeen and Celtic will meet tomorrow in the 132nd Scottish Cup final. To get in the spirit of things, why not try out our Scottish Cup final quiz?

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