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What Hearts fans should know about new signing Ryan Edwards

Hearts have added more depth to their midfield with the signing of Aussie Ryan Edwards from Partick Thistle on a two-year deal. Here’s everything Hearts fans need to know about their eight summer recruit...

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Rumour Mill: Graeme Murty returns | Rangers agree fee for defender | Sunderland move for Celtic winger

Graeme Murty has been allowed to return to his former role as a Rangers youth coach, the Ibrox side have agreed a fee for defender Connor Goldson, and Sunderland have made an approach for Celtic winger Lewis Morgan.

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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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In pictures: Top 20 Scottish Premiership players still out of contract

The transfer window doesn’t open until 9 June, but with most Scottish clubs forced to deal exclusively in free transfers there has already been a wealth of activity since the 2017/18 season concluded. Several stars have left their old sides to sign with new teams, though the futures of several other notable players remain undecided.

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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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Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Hamburg forward | Old Firm ticket row | Hearts want Jags ace

Celtic linked with Hamburg striker; Rangers cut Celtic’s away ticket allocation and Hoops retaliate and Hearts linked with want-away Jags midfielder

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Alan Archibald will stay on as Partick Thistle boss. Picture: SNS Group

Alan Archibald to stay on as Partick Thistle boss despite relegation

Alan Archibald will be kept on by Partick Thistle despite the club’s relegation to the Scottish Championship last Sunday.

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Livingston's Keaghan Jacobs (left) and Nicky Cadden celebrate promotion after victory against Patrick Thistle. Picture: PA.

Partick Thistle 0 - 1 Livingston (agg 1-3): Hopkin’s men seal promotion

After a 12-year absence, top-flight football will be played in West Lothian once more. A fully merited triumph in the Premiership play-off final for Livingston completed back-to-back promotions under manager David Hopkin, who can now look forward to pitting his wits against Brendan Rodgers, Steven Gerrard et al next season.

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Baily Cargill competes with Livingston's Lee Miller, but Thistle must compete a lot better this time. Photograph:SNS

High stakes as Partick Thistle bid to reel in Livingston

Alan Archibald admits his Partick Thistle side cannot play any worse than they did in the first leg of their Scottish Premiership play-off with Livingston.

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Rumour Mill: Hibs eye Rangers midfielder | Celtic face fight to land defender | Loan star: Hibs my preferred choice

Hibs linked with shock move for Andy Halliday; Celtic face fight to land Chancel Mbemba and Scott Allan hails Neil Lennon as he expresses desire to remain at Hibs

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Scott Pittman celebrates after putting Livingston 2-1 ahead. Picture: SNS

Livingston 2-1 Partick Thistle: Pittman puts Livi in control

Even by the startling standards of this Livingston story, the chapter written last night was truly remarkable as Scott Pittman, the son of former Partick Thistle defender Stevie, left the Jags on the verge of relegation to the Championship.

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Partick Thistle's Kris Doolan scores a crucial goal to defeat Dundee. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Dundee 0 - 1 Partick Thistle: Doolan goal sets up Livi play-off

At the bottom of the table, heading for automatic relegation, Partick Thistle needed a goal to keep their season alive. Just as well they had a club legend waiting in the wings.

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Carl McHugh and Ryan Edwards fight for possession at Firhill. Picture: SNS

Partick Thistle 0 - 1 Motherwell: Jags stay second bottom

The attacking deficiencies of Partick Thistle were laid bare as they succumbed to a defeat that means they will go into the final game of the season with relegation still hanging over them.

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Billy Mckay fires Ross County's equaliser past Partick goalkeeper Tomas Cerny to keep his side's slim survival hopes alive. Picture: SNs.

Partick Thistle 1 - 1 Ross County: No change after nervous stalemate

Nothing changed and yet nothing quite stayed the same in the relegation scrap that left both Partick Thistle and Ross County bruised but unbeaten.

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Partick Thistle boss Alan Archibald looks ahead to his side's clash with Ross County. Picture: SNS

Alan Archibald wants a different Thistle after County catastrophe

Alan Archibald has stressed to his Partick Thistle players that he wants no Ross County repeat when the Jags host the Highlanders on Friday night.

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Partick Thistle's Christie Elliot in action with St Johnstone's Scott Tanser. Picture: SNS/Alan Rennie

St Johnstone 1 - 1 Partick Thistle: Conor Sammon penalty rescues point for Jags

Conor Sammon scored a dramatic last-minute penalty to breathe life into Partick Thistle’s bid to avoid relegation as they salvaged a draw at St Johnstone.

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Ian Maxwell has been named the SFA's new chief executive. Picture: SNS Group

SFA appoints Ian Maxwell as new Chief Executive

The Scottish FA have named Partick Thistle Managing Director Ian Maxwell as the body’s new Chief Executive.

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Kris Doolan celebrates his equaliser. Picture: SNS

Partick Thistle 2 - 1 Hamilton: Jags fight back to ignite survival hopes

It’s been quite some time since it was Firhill for thrills – their previous home win before yesterday was on 30 December – but the first home game since former manager John Lambie died produced a match packed full of incident and controversy. Plus, for Thistle at least, it had a happy ending.

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Chris Erskine has called on his club to scrap their Player of the Year awards. Picture: SNS Group

Chris Erskine urges Partick Thistle to scrap Player of the Year awards

Partick Thistle’s Chris Erskine has criticised the club for including him in the player of the season shortlist.

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