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Motherwell 5 - 0 Edinburgh City: Frear nets first-half hat-trick

Motherwell kicked off their season in style with a 5-0 win over Edinburgh City in the Betfred Cup.

Motherwell
04/04/17 WILLIAM HILL SCOTTISH CUP QUARTER FINAL ' HIBERNIAN v AYR UNITED (3-1) ' EASTER ROAD STADIUM - EDINBURGH ' Conrad Balatoni in action for Ayr

Coup for Edinburgh City as they sign Conrad Balatoni

Edinburgh City have pulled off something of a coup in making former Hearts defender Conrad Balatoni their seventh signing of the summer.

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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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Stag weekend prank sees man lead out Edinburgh City as mascot

Stag weekend prank sees man lead out Edinburgh City as mascot

FOR MOST young football fans, the opportunity to lead their heroes onto the pitch for a big match is a dream come true.

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Russell McLean netted twice in Peterhead's win. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

League 2 round-up: Top two record easy victories

Peterhead remain top of League Two on goal difference following a comfortable 3-0 win over Clyde who slip out of the play-off spots.

League Two
Edinburgh City moved out of Meadowbank Stadium before the start of this season. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Meadowbank return is in doubt as Edinburgh City slate plans

Edinburgh City say they will be forced to find a new permanent home unless “significant amendments” are made to the proposed redevelopment of Meadowbank Stadium.

Football

Rumour Mill: Rangers cheated, says ex-Celtic ace | Rodgers eyes ‘keeper | Gers could get McInnes for £800k

Former Celtic favourite insists Rangers cheated, Brendan Rodgers keen to go shopping for goalkeeper and Rangers could get their man for a cut-price fee

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James McDonaugh parted company with Falkirk last month. Pic: Michael Gillen

Edinburgh City appoint ex-Hibs coach James McDonaugh as boss

Edinburgh City have appointed former Hibs coach James McDonaugh as their replacement for Gary Jardine, who resigned as first-team manager at the end of last month.

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Rumour Mill: Rodgers ‘wanted to sign Rangers player’ | Gers legend warns Caixinha | Sutton/Gordon rift intensifies

Brendan Rodgers admits he wanted to sign current Rangers midfielder Graham Dorrans for Swansea; John Brown warns Pedro Caixinha to buck up his ideas for Old Firm clash and Chris Sutton brands Craig Gordon ‘thin-skinned’

Rangers
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.

League Cup
Craig Thomson in recent action for Kelty Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Edinburgh City sign shamed former Hearts player Craig Thomson

Edinburgh City have signed ex-Hearts right-back Craig Thomson.

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Should Tommy Wright have earned a nomination. Picture: Michael Gillen

Six biggest PFA Scotland Manager of the Year snubs

Craig Fowler goes through the list of managers who’ll feel unfortunate to have missed out on a nomination

Premiership
Derek Riordan warms up for new club Edinburgh City. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Kevin Thomson: Team-mate Derek Riordan was underrated at Hibs

I t was interesting to hear my old friend Derek “Deeks” Riordan has signed for Edinburgh City until the end of the season.

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Former Hibs and Celtic striker Derek Riordan warms up before kick-off against Cowdenbeath at new club Edinburgh City on Tuesday, but didn't get on. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Derek Riordan: I’ve still got a couple of good seasons in me

Derek Riordan has insisted he is fit, hungry and out to prove that, at 34, he still has plenty to offer to the SPFL.

League One
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?

News
Edinburgh City manager 'Gary Jardine walks up Advocate's Close on his way to his day job at Edinburgh City Council. Picture Ian Rutherford

Interview: Gary Jardine on his City, parking and pyramids

To the City Chambers, and I’m pretty sure this will be my first visit to the throbbing pulsebeat of Edinburgh’s municipal affairs since my days as a news reporter. Covering council meetings was tedious stuff, especially the general purposes committee, a dumping ground for the business which even the capital’s elected representatives deemed boring. Then one afternoon…

League Two

Rumour Mill: Old Firm eye Liam Kelly | Larsson’s son on the move | Boyd responds to Hearts taunts

Celtic and Rangers are said to be interested in Reading youngster Liam Kelly, Jordan Larsson could be set to seal a move to the Netherlands, and Kris Boyd has laughed off boos from Hearts fans.

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