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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.

Ledley seeks Christmas lift for Celtic's title hopes

Joe Ledley has targeted a clean sweep of wins over the festive season to keep Celtic's Scottish Premier League title ambitions on course.

SPL asks clubs to back 'radical' plans to revive Scottish game

Scottish Premier League chief executive Neil Doncaster has urged clubs to put their own interests to one side and embrace plans for radical change for the sake of the whole of Scottish football. Proposals for a two-tier SPL, with 10 teams in each division, will be put to all 12 top-flight clubs next Monday following eight months of meetings by a strategic review group.

Brown justifies Motherwell exit

Craig Brown today argued that no-one had any right to criticise his service to Motherwell as he was unveiled as Aberdeen manager.

Motherwell stunned by Craig Brown departure

A stunned Motherwell board are seeking a new manager and sanctions against Aberdeen after Craig Brown resigned just 24 hours after pledging his continued allegiance.

Brown committed to Motherwell despite flirtation with Dons

Motherwell manager Craig Brown was "very flattered" by interest from Aberdeen but is happy to be staying at Fir Park. Motherwell yesterday issued a statement to announce Brown and his assistant Archie Knox had met with Aberdeen officials to discuss the Dons manager's job, made vacant by Mark McGhee's departure last week, but would not be moving to Pittodrie.

SPL puts fans' safety first in postponing Saturday ties

All six Scottish Premier League matches scheduled for this Saturday have been postponed as a result of adverse weather, the SPL announced yesterday.

SPL fixtures in doubt after Portuguese U-turn

Further chaos struck Scotland's fixture list last night after Portuguese referees brought in to cover for striking Scottish officials returned home. The Portuguese FA confirmed two referees had set off yesterday morning but they are understood to have left Scotland soon after arriving.

Ferguson still has point to prove on return to field of broken dreams

Reputed to be 'all elbows' during his playing career at Ibrox, the United manager has been unfairly judged

Levein defends his Faroes folly

Friendlies have never been popular among club managers, but Scotland's meeting with the Faroe Islands tonight is a game that has plumbed new depths of pointlessness. It is not only the managers who have railed against the game: nine of the original 20 players chosen by Craig Levein have withdrawn and another five turned down a request to replace them, while Murray Davidson, one of eight call-ups, now has an ankle injury.

McGhee to stay on as Aberdeen manager

Mark McGhee will remain manager of Aberdeen following lengthy boardroom discussions over his future, the Clydesdale Bank Premier League club have confirmed.

Lennon wants apology for penalty

Neil Lennon would like an apology from Dougie McDonald after the referee admitted lying to the Celtic boss following the now-infamous Tannadice penalty decision.

Perfect starts put at risk by first Old Firm showdown

Something has to give. In the blue corner, Rangers have eight Scottish Premier League wins out of eight and are unbeaten in three Champions League games as well.

Mel Hopkins: Footballer in the great 1960s Spurs side who also excelled for Wales in the 1958 World Cup

A sickening, albeit accidental clash of heads cost Mel Hopkins his likely place in one of the most lionised football teams of the 20th century.

Lennon furious at penalty decision despite Celtic win

Neil Lennon described referee Dougie McDonald's controversial decision to rescind his penalty award to Celtic in their 2-1 win at Dundee United yesterday as "unacceptable".

Naismith sparks Rangers revival

A sudden flurry of accomplishment, that caused Motherwell to relinquish their shape and resolve, revived Rangers' sense of certainty. They had been sluggish and bereft for long enough that this burst of goals came with a sense of relief.

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