Saturday, July 24, 2021

Alan Stubbs happy with debuts of two new Hibs signings

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Alan Stubbs insists new Hibernian signings Niklas Gunnarsson and Chris Dagnall can both be happy with their debuts after they were thrown straight in at the deep end at the weekend. Stubbs...

Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson admits his team had become too predictable

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@CCP_SportHearts head coach Robbie Neilson reckons his team's tactics caught Aberdeen by surprise after admitting that they had become too predicable.The Tynecastle outfit's high-pressing game paid off on Saturday after Callum Paterson's third minute...

Alan Stubbs’ high expectations fuelling Hibs’ push for hat-trick of silverware, says Dylan McGeouch

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Dylan McGeouch reckons Alan Stubbs' high expectations are helping fuel Hibernian's drive for success on three fronts. The Easter Road men already have a League Cup semi-final to look forward to later...

The Boot-iful Game: Linlithgow Rose man Graham Weir bags dramatic Scottish Cup strike with...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportLinlithgow Rose hero Graham Weir has revealed he shot down Forfar Athletic with a pair of borrowed boots.After a thrill-a-minute first-half which saw Michael Travis and Ruiri MacLennan exchange goals,...

Alan Stubbs explains Jason Cummings absence as Hibs march into next round of Scottish...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Alan Stubbs is confident top scorer Jason Cummings will be back for Hibernian's crucial league encounter with Falkirk next Sunday after missing out at the weekend because of illness. The 20-year-old's absence...
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Dunfermline defender Jason Talbot insists justice was done after being ‘clothes-lined’

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@CCP_SportDunfermline defender Jason Talbot insists justice was done after claiming that he was 'clothes-lined' by Brian Graham in the build up to the penalty that was scored by the striker in yesterday's captivating 2-2...

Aberdeen have closed gap on Celtic but Hearts can beat anyone, says Sam Nicholson

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Sam Nicholson believes Aberdeen have closed the gap on Celtic this season - but insists Hearts are capable of beating anyone on their day. The Dons visit Tynecastle for this evening's Scottish...

Robbie Neilson rejects accusation but happy for Hearts to have ‘physical’ reputation ahead of...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Robbie Neilson insists Hearts are in no way a team of hatchet men - but is quite 'happy' for others to think that way. The Gorgie men today host Aberdeen in a...

New Hibs striker Chris Dagnall talks about fantasy football in India

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@CCP_SportHibs striker Chris Dagnall admits today's trip to Raith Rovers is a far cry from the fantasy football of India where he rubbed shoulders with World Cup winners and played before 70,000 fans.The 29-year-old...

Kenny Anderson discusses his Hearts departure

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BY DARREN JOHNSTONE @CCP_SportMidfielder Kenny Anderson admits he is disappointed that his time at Hearts did not work out after departing the club by mutual consent on Wednesday despite having six months to run...

Hibs head coach Alan Stubbs on club’s quest for Scottish Cup glory

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BY DARREN JOHNSTONE @CCP_SportHibernian head coach Alan Stubbs knows the club's 114-year wait for Scottish Cup glory is no laughing matter, but he could not help but resort to humour yesterday as he discussed...

New Hibs defender Niklas Gunnarsson talked to Celtic manager Ronny Deila ahead of Easter...

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BY DARREN JOHNSTONE @CCP_SportNew Hibs defender Niklas Gunnarsson admits Celtic manager Ronny Delia convinced him that moving to Easter Road was the right call.The Norwegian has joined Alan Stubbs' side on loan from Valerenga...

Jim Leishman pays tribute to ‘loveable rogue’ Norrie McCathie on 20th anniversary of legend’s...

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@CCP_sport Jim Leishman has paid tribute to a 'loveable rogue' as Dunfermline today commemorate the 20th anniversary of the death of legendary former skipper Norrie McCathie. McCathie, aged 34, and girlfriend Amanda Burns passed away on...

Forgotten man Kenny Anderson leaves Hearts by mutual consent

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportKenny Anderson has departed Hearts by mutual consent after failing to make a single appearance for the Jambos this season.The Dutch-born former Scotland under-17 internationalist joined the capital club last...

Hibs head coach Alan Stubbs insists changes to the team are down to fitness,...

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BY DARREN JOHNSTONE @CCP_SportHibs head coach Alan Stubbs insists his team have been playing so well that he has not dropped a player due to loss of form for over three months.The Leith outfit's...

Norwegian defender Niklas Gunnarsson sets sights on dream league and cup double after penning...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Niklas Gunnarsson has set his sights on a dream league and cup double after joining Hibernian on loan for the rest of the season. The Norwegian defender completed his switch from Valerenga in...

Falkirk handed league and cup boost after Aberdeen let keeper Danny Rogers stay on...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Falkirk's title and Scottish Cup hopes have been handed a significant boost after Aberdeen allowed keeper Danny Rogers to remain with the Bairns for the remainder of the campaign. Rogers was farmed...

Scottish and English sides chasing 16-year-old Livingston striker Matthew Knox

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BY DARREN JOHNSTONE @CCP_SportHearts are among a number of clubs keeping tabs on highly-rated Livingston youngster Matthew Knox.The striker made his Lions debut as a late substitute in the 4-1 Boxing Day victory at...

David Hopkin takes the reins at struggling Livingston

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportFormer Scotland internationalist David Hopkin has been confirmed as the new Livingston manager until the end of the season.The 45-year-old has taken charge of the West Lothian side’s last three...

Dundee skipper James McPake set for surgery after being given some good news on...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Dundee skipper James McPake will undergo surgery today on his fractured kneecap but has been given the good news that he has not damaged ligaments. The 31-year-old underwent an MRI scan in Ninewells...
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