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Defiant, hopeful, realistic and regretful – the many sides of Franny Jeffers

There are only small consolations left for Francis Jeffers, footnotes in a career that has mostly been a slow dwindling of hope. He knows the story well enough, so that after signing for Motherwell in the final hours of the January transfer window, he addressed again the nature of his time in the game: Everton, Arsenal, England, then the fretfulness of waning opportunities.

Neil Lennon and Ally McCoist 'settle differences'

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has claimed he and Rangers assistant Ally McCoist have settled their differences following their touchline dispute at Parkhead.

Lennon trusts Brown to keep his head amid Old Firm maelstrom

Celtic manager expects no repeat of his captain's inflammatory antics in tonight's Scottish Cup replay with Rangers

Hamilton player Simon Mensing serves drugs ban

Hamilton midfielder Simon Mensing has served a four-week suspension following an anti-doping rule violation, UK Anti-Doping have confirmed.

Lennon slams sloppy Celtic after unbeaten run comes to an end

Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, condemned his team after their 2-0 defeat at Motherwell led to their lead at the top of the table being reduced to five points after Rangers' 4-0 home victory over St Johnstone.

Outside the Box: Great lost hope Jeffers sinks without trace down the Well

Francis Jeffers, who has just joined his ninth club in 10 years – Motherwell – has to go down as one of the great lost hopes of English football.

Francis Jeffers eager to make impact at Motherwell

New Motherwell recruit Francis Jeffers believes he is a better player now than when he last graced the Clydesdale Bank Premier League with Rangers.

James Lawton: Dalglish has turned to an old Shankly trick... making Liverpool's players justify their inclusion

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Naismith's late header sets up Old Firm final

Rangers will meet Celtic in the Co-operative Insurance Cup final after Walter Smith's side overcame Motherwell 2-1 at Ibrox yesterday, thanks to Steven Naismith's second-half header.

Thompson says opposition will stop SPL reform

Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson insists three clubs share United's view that the Scottish Premier League reconstruction proposal is not workable in the current format and may abstain from this month's vote.

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