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Four things Celtic fans should know about Marvin Compper

Celtic have been linked with a move for Marvin Compper, currently plying his trade with RB Leipzig, with reports the defender is due to undergo a medical today.

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Hibs tweeted out a picture of what the restricted view would look like. Picture: Twitter

Hibs express frustration over restricted view Edinburgh derby tickets

Hibs have announce that just under 600 tickets will be available for supporters to purchase for this month’s Edinburgh derby.

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Brighton say reported Rangers target Jamie Murphy is not for sale

Brighton boss Chris Hughton insists the club are not looking to sell attacker Jamie Murphy.

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Police probe sick tweet sent to Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths

Police Scotland have confirmed they are investigating a disgusting tweet sent to Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths.

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Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann. Picture: AFP/Getty

Antoine Griezmann apologises after ‘blacking up’ for fancy dress

Antoine Griezmann has defended himself and apologised after sparking a Twitter backlash by posting a picture of himself on social media in fancy dress as a black basketball player.

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Rumour Mill: Caixinha criticises King | Lafferty ‘doesn’t fancy’ Celtic duo | cops probe tweet to Griffiths

Pedro Caixinha has taken a swipe at his former boss at Rangers, Kyle Lafferty says he was always confident of getting the better of Celtic’s centre-backs, and police have confirmed they’re investigating a sick tweet sent to Leigh Griffiths.

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Aberdeen players flock round No 11 Gary Mackay-Steven, who scored an impressive hat-trick at Pittodrie on Saturday. Picture: SNS

Hibs vow to learn from ‘embarrassing’ Pittodrie rout

Forget a week, a day turned out to be a long time in football for Neil Lennon, who went from claiming on Friday that only Celtic were a better team than Hibernian to insisting just 24 hours later that they were worse than Cowdenbeath.

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Montpellier's Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo, right, vies with Glasgow's Scottish wing Tommy Seymour. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Peter Horne hits high notes at No10 despite Glasgow defeat

It may not have been the result Glasgow Warriors were looking for; or, in many respects, the performance. One positive Dave Rennie, the head coach, does feel he can take out of the game, however, is the confidence that Peter Horne can slot into the stand-off slot when Finn Russell heads for Paris in the summer.

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Rangers interim manager Graeme Murty can't bear to watch as his team slump to defeat against St Johnstone at Ibrox. Picture: SNS

Rangers cracks resurface after brief run of success

It isn’t often that Rangers have truly kept company with old rivals Celtic in recent times. Being on the receiving end of an unexpected thumping won’t have been what the Ibrox side would have hoped for from the weekend.

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Hearts manager Craig Levein celebrates with Harry Cochrane, scorer of the opening goal, at full-time. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Beating Celtic is relief for Craig Levein after tough year

Craig Levein has challenged his players to maintain the performance levels reached yesterday on a historic afternoon at Tynecastle. The manager joked he wasn’t able to relax until “around the 89th minute” of Hearts’ 4-0 win over Celtic but planned to savour the result after a stressful year.

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Melrose back row Ally Miller makes a break with Scott Peffers and Kyle Rowe of Hawks in pursuit at Scotstoun. Picture: Neil Hanna

Focused Melrose refuse to take eyes off the prize

Since the opening day of the BT Premiership season, the key question has been can anyone beat Melrose? Every week so far, the answer has been a resounding no.

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Brendan Rodgers feels the strain during Celtic's 4-0 defeat by Hearts at Tynecastle.

Brendan Rodgers: Run will not be repeated in our lifetimes

Brendan Rodgers backed his Celtic players to a put together another unbeaten run after the champions fell to their first domestic defeat since May 2016.

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Neil Robertson on his way to a 9-8 victory in the Scottish Open final.

Robertson battles back to win thrilling Scottish Open final

The battle for the Stephen Hendry Trophy went down to the wire as Cao Yupeng and Neil Robertson delivered one of the most nerve-wracking finals in recent memory before the Australian triumphed 9-8 to win the Scottish Open title at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow last night.

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Dejection for the Celtic players at full-time. Picture: SNS

Invincibles no more but Celtic’s 69-game run was special

There was, for Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers at least, a certain symmetry to the greatest undefeated sequence in the history of British football.

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Hearts striker Kyle Lafferty celebrates after the final whistle. Picture: Ian Rutherford/PA

Kyle Lafferty knew he could get better of Celtic defenders

After he named him among the substitutes for last week’s win over Dundee, Craig Levein
explained he wanted a fresh Kyle Lafferty for the upcoming clash with Celtic. It was a match Levein sensed the former Rangers striker would “relish”.

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Justin Rose won in Jakarta with a 29-under-par aggregate. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Justin Rose wins by eights shots in Indonesia

Justin Rose capped a brilliant final few months in 2017 by chalking up his third win in six events as the Englishman stormed to an eight-shot success in the Indonesian Masters in Jakarta.

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Mo Farah has been crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Picture: John Devlin

Mo Farah scoops BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Much like his larger-than-life personality, Mo Farah’s naming as BBC Sports Personality of the Year tonight after years of near misses was fittingly quirky.

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Hearts' championship-winning team of 1894/95. Picture: Submitted

Match report from 1895: the last time Hearts beat Celtic 4-0

Hearts’ stunning 4-0 league win over Celtic at Tynecastle today brought the Glasgow’s 69-game unbeaten streak to an emphatic end and was the first time the Jambos had managed such a feat since 1895. We take a look at the match report from that historic encounter.

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Hearts teenager Harry Cochrane opens the scoring against Celtic. Picture: SNS

Hearts’ young guns provide recipe for stunning success

Like an old Gorgie apothecary, Craig Levein concocted a rare potion to enervate Celtic and end their 69-match unbeaten domestic run. The ancient recipe – this was Hearts’ biggest league victory over Celtic since 1895 – relied heavily on the elixir of youth.

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Hearts' Harry Cochrane (left) celebrates his goal with Kyle Lafferty. Picture: SNS

Glasgow punter predicts Hearts-Celtic scoreline at 200/1

BOOKMAKERS William Hill have said that just one lucky punter placed a bet on Hearts’ unlikely four-nil victory over Celtic, with odds of 200/1.

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