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Charlie Austin’s double lifted Queens Park Rangers to second in the Championship after a 2-1 home victory over Huddersfield Town yesterday.

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 7 May 2013

Wiggins left dry as Brailsford opts for Froome as leader

SPL Player of the Year Michael Higdon held in assault investigation

The 29-year-old Motherwell striker was held in connection with an incident at a Glasgow nightclub in the early hours of today

Lennon is looking to keep his squad fresh for the William Hill Scottish Cup final against Hibernian

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Celtic manager Neil Lennon insists it is worth “sacrificing” some Clydesdale Bank Premier League matches for the long-term health of his title-winning squad.

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Neil Lennon is at the centre of celebrations after Celtic clinch the title

Champion Neil Lennon chases Double after Celtic win Scottish title

Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, celebrates after his side wrapped up their third Scottish Premier League title in a row yesterday with a 4-1 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle yesterday.

Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte loses £17.7m court case with Ticketus

Whyte ordered to pay back the money to the ticket agency

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Rangers sack striker Francisco Sandaza following hoax call investigation

The player made comments in a conversation which was broadcast online

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Craig Brown will retire as Aberdeen manager at end of season

Former Scotland manager will see out season

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John McGlynn leaves Hearts by mutual consent

McGlynn departs with immediate effect after taking over at the helm last June

Championship round-up: Hull miss chance to close on Cardiff

Bolton ended Hull's run of three straight wins with a 4-1 victory at the Reebok Stadium which included two goals from Craig Dawson. The fact that Bolton were 3-0 ahead after 10 minutes effectively put the game beyond Steve Bruce's side, who would have moved within two points of leaders Cardiff with a win. Hull's loss was Watford's gain, as they moved up to second place following a 2-1 win over Derby at Vicarage Road, with Matej Vydra scoring his 20th goal of the season for the Hornets.

<b>Alex McLeish (Aston Villa, June 17 2011 - May 14 2012)</b><br/>
The appointment of McLeish just five days after leaving Villa's arch-rivals Birmingham was greeted with mass protests and anti-McLeish graffiti outside the ground. A poor start to the season didn't help his chances of winning them over. An insistence on using negative tactics and squad disharmony saw the Villains narrowly miss out on relegation and no sooner had the curtain fallen on the Premier League season, the Scot was sacked.GE

Alex McLeish admits Nottingham Forest job came as a 'surprise'

Former Aston Villa manager is not a popular choice among fans

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.

Celtic defender Mikael Lustig looking forward to winter break

Celtic defender Mikael Lustig admits the winter break will come at the perfect moment for himself and his team-mates - but he is relishing the hectic festive schedule beforehand.

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