Saturday, July 24, 2021

Hearts playmaker Jamie Walker insists the push is on for fourth after Hibs’ cup...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKHearts midfielder Jamie Walker insists the battle for fourth place is now more intense after Hibs’ Scottish Cup exit opened up a route into the Europa League.City rivals Hibs’ semi-final defeat to...

‘We can see the finish line’ – Rangers defender Rob Kiernan insists confidence is...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportIf Rangers are basking in the warm glow of a Ladbrokes Championship title win come May, they are unlikely to give much thought to that forgettable evening in Kirkcaldy when...

Hibs owner Ron Gordon: ‘I’m no Invisible Man, I’m fully engaged with what’s going...

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NEW OWNER, Ron Gordon, has defended himself against accusations that he is like ‘The Invisible Man’ and is adamant he is ‘fully engaged’ every day in what is happening at Hibernian.The Peru-born businessman arrived...

Ex-Rangers defender convinced new side Falkirk can beat Hibs to Championship title

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport LUCA Gasparotto is convinced Falkirk can go one better this season and clinch promotion back to the Premiership. The summer signing watched from afar last term as the Bairns fell at the...

Raith Rovers skipper Jason Thomson insists there was no way Rangers were having a...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportRaith Rovers skipper Jason Thomson admits the galling prospect of hosting Rangers’ title party at Stark’s Park inspired the Fifers to grab a shock leveller.The Gers looked destined to capture...

Ayr defender looking to put the breaks on St Mirren revival

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKAyr United defender Paddy Boyle insists the Honest Men are on a mission to move clear of the Championship basement and put the breaks on St Mirren’s revival.The two sides meet in...

Motherwell boss not surprised to see Scotland target Michael O’Neill – after insisting taking...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportSTEPHEN ROBINSON insists it is no surprise that the SFA have identified Michael O’Neill as their top target - after comparing his achievement in taking Northern Ireland to Euro 2016...

Hearts legend Jim Jefferies knows from 1998 Scottish Cup the pressure Jambos will be...

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Jim Jefferies knows from his own extensive experience the pressure Hearts will be under in Saturday’s Scottish Cup semi-final - but he would love the same outcome in May as his triumphant team enjoyed...

Rangers assistant manager David Weir will NOT be charged following dismissal from dugout against...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportRANGERS assistant manager David Weir has escaped a touchline ban after being sent to the stand during Saturday’s fiery Old Firm clash.Weir was dismissed by referee Willie Collum in the...

Ben Williams recalls “intense” pressure of last Hibernian-Hearts Scottish Cup clash

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportFormer Hibernian favourite Ben Williams is acutely aware that there is no such thing as a placid Edinburgh derby.However, he reckons Alan Stubbs’ men can afford to approach Sunday’s clash...
Livingston defender Efe Ambrose with manager Gary Holt | Livingston news

Livingston new boy Efe Ambrose insists learning from Chelsea ‘hero’ Frank Lampard made Derby...

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EFE AMBROSE is adamant he has no regrets about the contentious switch to Derby County which left him in the football wilderness - because it allowed him to learn at the feet of his...

Hearts rue ‘unacceptable imbalance’ in fixtures after being handed third trip to face Rangers...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportHEARTS have described their post-split fixtures as 'imbalanced' and 'unacceptable' after being sent to Ibrox for a third time this season.However, the capital club have moved to explain the 'disappointing'...
Hearts crest on the Tynecastle main stand | Hearts news

Hearts expect to officially announce signing of Steven Naismith by the end of the...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportHEARTS expect to officially complete the signing of Steven Naismith in the next 48 hours as the formalities of a season-long loan are finalised.The Jambos have agreed terms with the...

Louis Longridge out to ensure Raith Rovers match Rangers after watching Hamilton pals embarrassed...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Louis Longridge watched on in horror as his Hamilton Accies pals were embarrassed by Celtic - and is determined not to suffer the same fate himself against the other half of...

Ian Cathro insists he could not stand in way of Perry Kitchen exit as...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE at RICHMOND PARK - @CCP_SportIAN CATHRO admits he could not stand in Perry Kitchen's way after the USA international completed his move to Randers FC.The 25-year-old penned a two-year deal with...
A stony-faced Ann Budge gives an interview | Hearts news

Robbie Neilson backs Ann Budge pragmatic approach

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ROBBIE NEILSON has welcomed the pragmatic approach of Hearts owner Ann Budge regarding financial matters and the return of supporters, insisting that is preferable to the gung-ho strategies of certain other clubs.Budge painted a...

Marvin Bartley ordered to remain a Hibernian “powerhouse” after winning second successive appeal

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportNEIL LENNON insists he will order Marvin Bartley to be as uncompromising as ever when Hibernian travel to Dunfermline after the “powerhouse” had a red card rescinded for the second...

Former Rangers, Aberdeen & Scotland defender Maurice Ross gives low down on Hibs Europa...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportMAURICE ROSS reckons the impossible quest to find an affordable pint will be the only disappointment Hibs fans endure in Toftir - as he backed the capital club to bully...
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Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson hails John Souttar’s contribution

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@CCP_sportHearts head coach Robbie Neilson admits defender John Souttar's progression into the first team has been quicker than anticipated.The Tynecastle outfit shelled out a near six-figure fee to sign the talented 19-year-old from Dundee...

Morton defender Ricki Lamie insists there is no bad blood with Hibs ahead of...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKMorton defender Ricki Lamie insists there is no bad blood between Ton and Hibs, even though their last clash descended into chaos.Lamie’s team-mate Kudus Oyenuga's sending off sparked a mass touchline melee...
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