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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.

Rangers still for sale but chairman warns of lack of 'genuine bids' for club

Rangers chairman Alastair Johnston admits the club is not optimistic about finding a new owner any time soon in the current financial climate.

Samaras accepts Hibs omission

Celtic striker Georgios Samaras claims Neil Lennon was acting in his best interests when he dropped him following his hat-trick against Inverness.

West Brom sign Fortune from Celtic

Marc-Antoine Fortune has returned to West Brom after ending a largely unhappy stay at Celtic Park on a low.

Smith delighted to watch Weiss take wing at Ibrox

Rangers manager Walter Smith believes Vladimir Weiss has shown just a glimpse of what he has to offer the Scottish champions after impressing on his debut in the 3-0 win against Hibernian at the weekend.

Scottish round-up: Forrest shows his promise as Celtic put four past St Mirren

Celtic swept St Mirren aside at Parkhead yesterday and brushed away any concerns they will lack flair without the departed Aiden McGeady.

Cameron's new treasurer quits before he starts

David Cameron faced embarrassment last night after a multimillionaire former tax exile recruited to raise money for the Conservative Party resigned before even starting the job.

The business on...Adam Crozier, Chief executive, ITV

The new boy? How's he doing?

It depends on how you look at it. He took up the post in April, and embarked on a speedy strategic review, the results of which were presented last week to a decent reception.

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Wolves pounce for £6.5m Fletcher

Wolves have completed the signing of Steven Fletcher from Burnley for an undisclosed fee.

Conway puts the Tangerines in dreamland

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Ross County fans head from the hills for Hampden final

Inverness Caledonian Thistle may have the most famous headline in Scottish football but it is their neighbours, Ross County, who will today become the first Highland team to play in a Scottish Cup final when they take on Dundee United at Hampden Park.

Nish at the double as Hibs earn their place in Europe

Hibernian pipped Motherwell to fourth place in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League to secure European football with a 2-0 win at Dundee United yesterday.

Terry Butcher: Reward for all the blood, sweat and tears

Terry Butcher's body is finally succumbing. During the World Cup finals in June, the former England captain will be lying in a hospital bed recovering from surgery on his right knee. The left has already been replaced. He played as though his limbs were simply tools at his disposal, so the frailty does not disconcert him. After all, Butcher remains defined by images of valour.

Sammy Baird: Footballer who won three League titles with Rangers and played in the 1958 World Cup

Sammy Baird was a much-admired member of the formidable Rangers team of the late 1950s, and in a highly successful spell at Ibrox he won three League Championship medals and the League Cup. In the years from 1956-58 Baird also enjoyed a brief international career, which was cut short after Scotland's disappointing performance at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden. Baird, at least, scored on his seventh and final appearance for his country, scoring in the 2-1 defeat against France which ended the Scots' run in the tournament.

Smith delights in 'special' title win against the odds

Walter Smith secured his ninth title for Rangers with a 1-0 victory over Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League yesterday, then admitted this one was "a wee bit special".

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