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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.

Smith praises Rangers' collective effort as Weir picks up player of the year award

Walter Smith, the Rangers manager, and his captain David Weir may have been singled out for the Scottish Premier League's end-of-season awards, but Smith believes any one of the players in his dressing room would have been a worthwhile candidate.

Keane voted Celtic player of the year

Robbie Keane has been voted Celtic's player of the year by the club's fans despite playing for just two and a half months of the campaign so far.

Rangers bemoan pile-up of road trips

Rangers have added to the protests over the post-split Clydesdale Bank Premier League fixtures by hitting out at the decision to hand them three consecutive away games.

Lennon is the man to give life to Bhoys

Neil Lennon's reinvigoration of Celtic has been abrupt. As a midfielder at Parkhead, he was a source of tenacity, and often indignation if standards fell or opponents were confrontational. As a manager, he has revealed his desire to succeed, and is such a compelling individual that he incites a response.

Mowbray's sorry spell ends with a whimper

Shocking loss at St Mirren seals Celtic manager's fate after dismal Parkhead reign

Mowbray leaves Celtic following thrashing

Tony Mowbray's troubled nine-month reign as Celtic boss was at an end today after the club announced his departure.

Mowbray tries to play down reunion with Old Firm referee

Tony Mowbray has no concerns with Celtic captain Scott Brown returning from suspension to face the man who controversially sent him off at Ibrox last month.

Kovacevic strikes caps drama to deny Rangers

A late equaliser from Mihael Kovacevic earned Dundee United a dramatic 3-3 draw against Rangers and forced their Scottish Cup quarter-final to a replay yesterday. United took the lead through the substitute Andis Shala but Rangers appeared to be cruising towards the last four when Kris Boyd grabbed a double from the penalty spot and Nacho Novo netted a third for the holders.

Blake backs Burnley to show survival instinct

The Burnley striker Robbie Blake is confident his side can take the first step towards safety tonight when they face Stoke City at Turf Moor. A victory would lift the team out of the relegation zone and give the players a much-needed boost ahead of a further home game against fellow strugglers Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.

McCoist says TV to blame for attitudes to referees

Gers coach says quality of officials is same but they're under far greater scrutiny

Rangers crush Hibernian to restore 10-point lead over Celtic

Rangers manager Walter Smith spoke of his delight at having Kris Boyd available to face Celtic at the end of the month after fearing the striker had been ruled out of the crucial Old Firm derby.

MacLean puts a dent in Celtic's title hopes

Aberdeen 4 Celtic 4

Ian Burrell: A history of rescuing ailing companies

Adam Crozier is not a telly type. He started out selling Pedigree pet food for Mars. And, just as the creative elements of the television industry never quite forgave the departing Channel 4 boss Andy Duncan for once having flogged Flora margarine, so they will be quick to remind Crozier of his shortcomings if he makes a dog's dinner of Britain's biggest commercial broadcaster.

Mowbray eager to keep Brown

Celtic manager denies trying to sell midfielder and confirms Rogne signing

Wigan seal Caldwell deal

Gary Caldwell has joined Wigan from Celtic on a four-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.

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