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Liam Craig’s penalty gave Hibernian their first league win over Hearts in eight games, the 2-1 victory ensuring their Edinburgh rivals remain on minus-two points.

Hearts fan who attacked Neil Lennon handed life ban

Hearts moved quickly to ban the fan held over an alleged attack on Celtic manager Neil Lennon as the football authorities continued to investigate the breach of security at Tynecastle.

Brian Viner: It is thuggery, not sectarianism

It has been a good week for those who believe that the game of football is unequivocally and irredeemably rotten to the core. According to Lord Triesman, who as former chairman of the Football Association has to be considered a pretty reliable witness, the corridors of power stink with corruption. And the stench is not exactly masked by sweet smells of harmony rising from the turf.

After attack, a bullet in the post for Celtic boss Neil Lennon

The Celtic manager Neil Lennon was the target of another death threat yesterday when a package addressed to him containing a bullet was sent to his football club's ground.

Celtic slam Neil Lennon pitch 'attack'

A touchline attack on Celtic manager Neil Lennon has "brought shame on Scottish football", the club's chief executive said today.

Hearts face security questions after Neil Lennon attack

Hearts face serious questions from the Scottish Premier League over how a supporter was able to breach security and reach Celtic manager Neil Lennon in his technical area at Tynecastle.

Neil Lennon tries to focus on Celtic win after attack

Celtic manager Neil Lennon focused on his team's success after he was attacked by a fan in the 3-0 win over Hearts at Tynecastle.

Jefferies will talk rather than quit over Hearts selection policy

Jim Jefferies has no intention of resigning as Hearts manager despite the interference of the majority shareholder Vladimir Romanov in team selection.

Nolan: 'We had to let Carroll go. The money was astronomical'

As Liverpool's £35m striker prepares to face his old club, his former team-mate admits it was good business for all

Neil Lennon will return to touchline early

Celtic have secured victory in their latest dispute with the Scottish Football Association after the governing body confirmed Neil Lennon could return to the dugout for the visit of St Mirren on April 9.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon handed suspended fine

Celtic manager Neil Lennon was today handed a suspended fine by the Scottish Football Association following his latest appearance in front of the general purposes committee.

Bartley keeps Rangers in striking range of leaders

St Mirren 0 Rangers 1

Old Firm chaos good for Scottish football claims Jim Jefferies

Hearts manager Jim Jefferies has argued that the chaos surrounding last night's Old Firm encounter was positive for Scottish football.

The business on...Ralph Topping, Chief executive, William Hill

Another example of how the bookie always wins?

Afraid so. Mr Topping was able to present the market with a strong set of results from William Hill yesterday – profits up 7 per cent to £277m – thanks to the World Cup and money it made in the gaming machines it has installed in many shops now.

Ally McCoist tells 'preachers' to give El-Hadji Diouf a chance

Rangers assistant manager Ally McCoist has told those who have been "preaching" about the past misdemeanours of El-Hadji Diouf to give the new Ibrox arrival a chance.

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