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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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John Lambie celebrates winning promotion with Partick Thistle in 2001. Picture: Robert Perry

John Lambie, former Partick Thistle manager, dies aged 77

John Lambie, the former manager of Partick Thistle and Hamilton Academical, has died at the age of 77.

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Kilmarnock's Stuart Findlay celebrates his goal with Jordan Jones. Picture: SNS/Gary Hutchison

Partick Thistle 0 - 1 Kilmarnock: Stuart Findlay scores only goal as Thistle’s woes continue

Kilmarnock showed a side of themselves yesterday which epitomises their success since Steve Clarke’s arrival, demonstrating that they can still win, even when they are not at their most fluent best.

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Hearts and Hibs will meet for the final time at Tynecastle after the split. Picture: SNS

SPFL confirm post-split fixtures will be announced next week

The SPFL have confirmed post-split fixtures for the Ladbrokes Premiership will be announced early next week.

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Ross County 4-0 Partick: Schalk is Staggies’ hat-trick hero

Alex Schalk’s inspirational hat-trick grasped Ross County
a game-changing victory in the relegation battle as Partick sank to the bottom of the table.

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Paul Hanlon celebrates his 76th-minute goal at Easter Road. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Hibs shake themselves into life… even without their manager

Neil Lennon’s presence looms so menacingly over the Easter Road dressing room that he doesn’t even have to be in it for his team to respond in a positive manner.

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Hibernian's Jamie MacLaren celebrates Hibs' first goal. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Hibs 2 - 0 Partick Thistle: Hibees stay in touch with second

This scrappy and uninspiring encounter hinged on a dramatic 60-second period which saw a glorious opportunity for three precious points for Partick Thistle spill out of their grasp and instead be gobbled up gratefully by Hibs.

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The 12 best goalkeepers in Scottish football right now

The top 12 goalkeepers currently playing in Scottish football at the moment, as voted by members of The Terrace Scottish Football Podcast

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Steven Naismith beats Partick Thistle goalkeeper Tomas Cerny to score Hearts' second goal. Picture: SNS.

Hearts inflict more pain as Partick Thistle confidence dives

Confidence is an important commodity and Partick Thistle need to unearth some soon if they want to excavate the kind of form necessary to escape relegation.

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Jason Cummings and Youssouf Mulumbu square up during Rangers' defeat to Kilmarnock on Saturday. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from the Scottish Premiership weekend

Leaders Celtic were held to a goalless draw by 10-man Motherwell in their Ladbrokes Premiership clash at Fir Park on Sunday which brought some controversy with the dismissal of Well defender Cedric Kipre.

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Hearts' Steven Naismith scores to make it 2-0. Picture: SNS/Rob Casey

Hearts 3 - 0 Partick Thistle: Lafferty and Naismith secure comfortable victory for Hearts

After a tough two weeks it has come to this; Hearts battling for a place in the top six rather than entertaining thoughts of a European slot. But accepting their lot, they went out yesterday intent on ensuring things did not get any worse.

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Jon McLaughlin insists he is '100 per cent Scottish' despite living most of his life overseas and in England. Picture: SNS.

Hampden in sight at last for Hearts’ Jon McLaughlin

Jon McLaughlin can remember the summer of 1998. That was the year his family moved home. It was also the last time Scotland qualified for a major championship.

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Partick Thistle general manager Ian Maxwell is a leading contender to be the new SFA chief executive. Picture: Sammy Turner/SNS

Simon Donnelly: Ian Maxwell ‘ideal’ man to be next SFA chief

That Ian Maxwell could ever emerge as a front-runner to be head honcho at Hampden would have seemed outlandish to Simon Donnelly when the pair were teenagers starting out there with Queen’s Park. Now, the former Celtic striker can see the Partick Thistle managing director as an ideal fit for the role of chief executive at the SFA.

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Andrew Considine looks to manoeuvre around Partick Thistle midfielder Steven Lawless. Picture: SNS

Partick Thistle 0 - 0 Aberdeen: Points shared at Firhill

Two teams that can’t seem to win, failed to win again pretty well sums up the grim spectacle served up at a rain swept Firhill yesterday. It is difficult to know which of yesterday’s teams that spells bigger trouble for.

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David Milinkovic is hoping to shake off a knock. Picture: SNS

10 loan players Scottish Premiership clubs should sign permanently

Scottish Premiership clubs are not afraid to use the loan market. The 12 teams currently have 45 players on loan between them.

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In pictures: Remembering the glory of the Tennent’s Sixes

It ran for ten seasons between 1984 and 1993 and created an age of parity unmatched by the 11-a-side game in the country, even in the more evenly distributed trophy era in which in was created.

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Ross County's Stuart Kettlewell. Picture: SNS

Ross County appoint Stuart Kettlewell as clash with Thistle is postponed

Ross County have appointed Stuart Kettlewell as the club’s manager until the end of the season.

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David Templeton scores Hamilton's stoppage-time winner. Picture: SNS

Hamilton 2-1 Partick Thistle: Templeton grabs late winner

It all happened at the start and the end of this affair. David Templeton’s stoppage-time winner hoisted Hamilton above Thistle and out of the play-off position while goalkeeper Gary Woods pulled off a superb reflex save to keep out a header from Chris Erskine right at the death to secure all three points.

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Dundee's Simon Murray (L) in action against Callum Booth. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

Partick Thistle 1 - 2 Dundee: Murray nets dramatic double

It is likely to forever be the way of it for Simon Murray. With his scampering, scuffing and slashes in front of goal he can have afternoons when he seems an ugly duckling of a striker. Only to end those same afternoons with the bearing of a swan.

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