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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.

Chants from Celtic fans related to the IRA

Neil Lennon calls for end to chants

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has repeated his call for fans to stop the chants that have brought a UEFA charge against the club.

Chants from Celtic fans related to the IRA

SPL open investigation into 'pro-IRA' Celtic chants

The Scottish Premier League have opened an investigation into allegations of pro-IRA chanting at Celtic Park.

Forrest pair leads Celtic out of wood

Hibernian 1 Celtic 4

Whittaker loses European ban appeal

Rangers defender Steven Whittaker has lost his appeal against a three-match European ban.

Blackburn make bid for Leicester defender Sol Bamba

Blackburn have made a bid for Leicester defender Sol Bamba and are "quite close" to agreeing a deal for the Ivory Coast international, according to Rovers boss Steve Kean.

Neil Lennon to test Celtic against Inter

Neil Lennon will use the Dublin Cup game against Inter Milan in Ireland on Saturday to prepare for Celtic's forthcoming Europa League campaign.

The sporting week ahead (24/07/11)

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Neil Lennon critical of early SPL start

Neil Lennon has joined Terry Butcher in criticising the early start to the Clydesdale Bank Premier League season.

Colin Calderwood says future in Hibernian's hands

Hibernian manager Colin Calderwood insists any decision over his future lies solely in the hands of club chairman Rod Petrie.

Ally McCoist begins Rangers tenure at Ibrox

Ally McCoist will have home advantage for his first Clydesdale Bank Premier League match in charge of Rangers.

SFA set for radical overhaul

The Scottish Football Association member clubs today unanimously backed chief executive Stewart Regan's radical overhaul of the governing body.

Tommy Wright: Attacking footballer who shone alongside Len Shackleton at Sunderland, 'the Bank of England club'

When Sunderland's extravagant spending in the decade after the Second World War earned them a slightly raffish reputation as "the Bank of England club", their headlines tended to be generated by the likes of Len Shackleton, Trevor Ford and Billy Bingham.

Scotland international Garry O'Connor arrested over cocaine possession

Scotland international Garry O'Connor has been arrested on suspicion of possessing cocaine.

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.

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