Queen of the South

Queen of the South

Betfred Cup round-up: Storer stunner for Thistle | Brechin get first win of 2018 | Dobbie nets another hat-trick

Partick Thistle saw off a last push by Morton to clinch a 2-1 win at Firhill and top Group E in the Betfred Cup with a perfect six points from two games. Jack Storer put Thistle ahead witha brilliant strike and James Penrice slid in the second with Morton unable to get level after Reghan Tumilty’s second-half goal gave them hope.

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Hearts manager Craig Levein. Picture: SNS

Queen of the South 1 - 0 Hearts: Jambos suffer first pre-season loss

Michael Smith’s own goal consigned Hearts to their first pre-season defeat at Queen of the South, losing 1-0 in Dumfries.

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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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Kirk Broadfoot is another Kilmarnock player to benefit from the  Midas touch of manager Steve Clarke

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Jim Duffy and Morton have agreed to part company. Picture: SNS.

Duffy leaves Cappielow as Morton season ends in defeat

The first end-of-season managerial change has happened quickly, Morton and Jim Duffy parting company in the wake of Saturday’s 3-0 home defeat by Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Queen of the South's Stephen Dobbie. Picture: Michael Gillen

Brechin City 1 - 5 Queen of the South: City end the season winless

A hat-trick by Stephen Dobbie helped Queens end the season on a high and send Brechin back to League 2 without a win.

Queen of the South midfielder Joe Thomson celebrates after his goal. Picture: SNS

Queen of the South 3 - 0 Dundee United: Laszlo’s side fail to maintain form

We may be into the burning embers of the campaign, but there is no sign of an upturn in Dundee United’s fortunes on the road, with just three wins in the last 11 on their travels, form which has blighted all season their aspirations of returning to the top table of Scottish football.

Queen of the South's Lyndon Dykes. Picture: Michael Gillen

Morton 0 - 1 Queen of the South: Dykes dents Morton’s play-off hopes

Lyndon Dykes’ opportunist second-half strike all but ended any hopes Morton had of finishing in the top four of the Championship and a place in the end of season play-offs.

Inverness players George Oakley and Coll Donaldson celebrate at full time. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Queen of the South 0 - 2 Inverness CT: Austin and Oakley secure win at Palmerston

First-half goals from Nathan Austin and George Oakley kept Inverness Caledonian Thistle’s faint play-off hopes alive.

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Nicky Clark scored a hat-trick as Dunfermline defeated Queen of the South 3-1. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Dunfermline 3 - 1 Queen of the South: Clark treble as Pars into play-offs

In what was almost a play-off for a Championship promotion play-off spot Dunfermline made what could be a significant move, securing three points against fellow contenders Queen of the South thanks to a Nicky Clark hat-trick. With Dundee United allowing victory to squirm from their grasp in Greenock it enabled Allan Johnson’s side move into the all important top four for the time being at least.

Queen of the South's Australian attacker Lyndon Dykes. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Hearts step up interest in improving Doonhamer Lyndon Dykes

Hearts have stepped up their interest in Queen of the South’s Australian attacker Lyndon Dykes, with the Tynecastle club keen to talk to the Doonhamers about bringing on board for next season, writes Craig P Stewart.

Queen of the South's Nikolay Todorov. SNS/Sammy Turner

Queen of the South 3 - 3 Livingston: Todorov rescues point for Queens

A last-minute Nikolay Todorov strike rescued a point for Queen of the South after they had blown a two-goal advantage for the second game in a row.

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Joe Thomson scores to clinch Queen of the South's 3-2 victory. Picture: SNS.

Dundee United 2-3 Queen of the South: Fans jeer as Laszlo’s men slump

Dundee United, with their title aspirations already in tatters, endured yet more Tannadice torture as Queen of the South savoured sweet revenge last night.

St Mirren's Liam Smith and Ian McShane at full time. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Queen of the South 1 - 3 St. Mirren: Saints another step closer to title

St Mirren show no signs of losing their focus as they close in on the title.

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Dom Thomas cracked a tightly angled free kick into the net for the only goal. Picture: SNS

Dumbarton 0 - 1 Queen of the South: Thomas magic separates sides

A moment of magic from Dom Thomas and a horror penalty miss from Kevin Nisbet helped Queen of the South to a 1-0 win on Dumbarton’s YOUR Radio 103FM Stadium glue-pot pitch.

Tannadice Park on Tuesday as Dundee United's game against Queen of the South is postponed due to adverse weather. Picture: SNS

Championship side lash out at ‘ridiculous’ SPFL ‘order’

Queen of the South have lashed out at the SPFL after claiming they have been ordered to return to Dundee for a rescheduled match this coming Tuesday.

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