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Pressley arrives at the Ricoh Arena to take charge of a financially-stricken Coventry side

Local hero: Patterson, centre

Jim Patterson: 'The Goal King of Queen of the South'

With an appropriate mixture of affection, respect and something approaching reverence, Jim Patterson was dubbed "The Goal King of Queen of the South" – and, even in death, there's no chance that he'll be deposed from his throne any time soon.

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St Mirren shock Celtic to set up cup final date with Hearts

Premier League strugglers St Mirren pulled off one of the biggest cup shocks of recent times as they beat 14-time winners Celtic 3-2 at Hampden Park to reach the Scottish Communities League Cup final in March.

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Police investigate alleged racist tweet posted by Scotland international Leigh Griffiths

Hibernian's on-loan striker under investigation

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Georgios Samaras is mobbed after opening the scoring

Celtic tighten grip on top spot

Smart finishes from Georgios Samaras and Gary Hooper sent Celtic seven points clear at the top of the Scottish Premier League with victory at Dundee.

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Alex McLeish: Walter Smith appointment great for Rangers

Alex McLeish has described Walter Smith's appointment to the board of Rangers as a “perfect fit”.

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Georgios Samaras grabs winner again to send Celtic back to summit

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Teenager Tony Watt celebrates scoring for Celtic at Inverness

Hearts miss their chance as Ally McCoist rails at Rangers

Hearts failed to move to the top of the Scottish Premier League yesterday, when they were held to a 0-0 draw at Aberdeen. The hosts had the better chances against a Hearts side still recovering from Thursday's Europa League efforts against Liverpool.

In Brief: Frail Hibs fall to first defeat; Rangers fans angry at 'rival' law firm

Pat Fenlon's rebuilding will need to continue judging by Hibernian's 3-0 SPL defeat at Dundee United yesterday.

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Sunderland make bid for Wolves striker Steven Fletcher

Sunderland have formalised their interest in Wolves striker Steven Fletcher by tabling a bid.

Newco Rangers set for SPL rejection

Charles Green's Rangers were today effectively consigned to start life outside the Scottish Premier League when Aberdeen became the crucial fifth club to confirm they would vote against a newco application.

Cole finish: Carlton Cole's well-taken goal puts West Ham a goal up against Blackpool yesterday

Vaz Te repays Allardyce's faith with golden goal

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