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Junior Cup round-up: Penicuik sail through into round three

Musselburgh hit eight; Haddington pegged back

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Marvin Bartley walks in alongside Alan Stubbs. Picture: SNS

Alan Stubbs reunited with Hibs for Scottish Cup DVD launch

Former Hibs boss Alan Stubbs was reunited with his Easter Road squad for one night only as the Capital club launched a DVD to celebrate their historic Scottish Cup win.

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Liam Fontaine, far left, was delighted to be involved in Hibs' win over Dunfermline. Pic: SNS

Patience pays off for Hibs defender Liam Fontaine

Liam Fontaine wouldn’t claim it was worth the wait, but the Hibs defender is delighted the patience he’d shown in recovering from injury paid off in the shape of not only his first game in more than two months but a much-needed victory for Neil Lennon’s side.

Conor Sammon hasn't hit the scoring heights so far at Hearts this season. Pic: SNS

Striker Conor Sammon backed to win over Hearts fans

Hearts striker Conor Sammon returns tomorrow to face the club with which he enjoyed the most prolific scoring run of his career.

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Danderhall Miners bid to win the Challenge Cup is still on after a narrow 3-2 victory. Pic: TSPL

Amateur wrap: Miners strike late | Sandys stroll | Craigie fight back

Darren Anderson’s late winning goal sent Danderhall Miners into the third round of the Challenge Cup as they defeated St Bernards 3-2 at Muirhouse Park.

Lower Leagues
Robbie Neilson wants to match the consistency of Aberdeen and Celtic

Hearts must target consistent winning run – Robbie Neilson

Robbie Neilson has challenged Hearts to put together the type of consistent winning run that has lifted Aberdeen above them and into second place in the Premiership.

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James Keatings is awaiting scan results on his injured knee

Hibs face injury sweat over striker James Keatings

Hibs were today sweating over the fitness of James Keatings after the striker was sent for a scan on the knee injury which forced him to limp out of the 3-1 victory over Dunfermline.

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Angus Beith is contracted to Hearts until May 2018

New Hearts deal for young midfielder Angus Beith

Hearts have handed highly-rated midfielder Angus Beith a one-year contract extension.

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The Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale players celebrate winning the Alex Jack Cup. Pic: Toby Williams

Lothian Thistle HV aim to build on Alex Jack Cup triumph

Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale coach Stephen McKenzie says he hopes Sunday’s 3-1 Alex Jack Cup final triumph over Tynecastle is just a taste of what’s to come this season for the Saughton-based club.

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Juanma was on the mark for UCAM Murcia. Pic: SNS

HEARTS WEEKEND TALK: Juanma is Murcia’s hero | Grainger scores yet again

Juanma bags a dramatic equaliser for UCAM Murcia, while Danny Grainger just cannot stop scoring for Carlisle ...

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John Souttar, right, has impressed with his performances for Hearts this season. Pic: Greg Macvean

Hearts have no plans to cash in on John Souttar

Robbie Neilson insists Hearts have no plans to cash in on John Souttar any time soon.

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Craig Beattie came close for Edinburgh City. Pic: TSPL

Edinburgh City and Forfar can’t land knock-out punch

Less than 24 hours after Capital boxer Josh Taylor became Commonwealth super-lightweight champion at the same venue, neither Edinburgh City nor Forfar could knock each out of the William Hill Scottish Cup as this second-round tie ended in a 0-0 draw at Meadowbank.

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Bonnyrigg's Lewis Turner tries to win possession. Pic: Alan Wilson

Bonnyrigg’s character hailed as they stun Cove Rangers

Bonnyrigg’s fantastic Scottish Cup adventure goes on after beating much-fancied Cove Rangers 2-1 thanks to goals from Dean Hoskins and Andrew Kidd in a frantic five-minute spell midway through the second half.

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Linlithgow Rose were sent out of the Scottish Cup by Stirling Albion. Pic: Neil Hanna

Linlithgow’s Scottish Cup deserts them against Stirling

There will be no repeat of last season’s historic William Hill Scottish Cup run after Linlithgow Rose suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of League Two opponents Stirling Albion.

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Hibs boss Neil Lennon congratulates John McGinn and Paul Hanlon after the defeat of Dunfermline. Pic: SNS

Michael Weir: Time for Hibs to go on winning run again

Now that we’ve hopefully snapped out of our autumn slump, it’s time for Hibs to kick on and start stamping our authority on this league.

Hibs celebrate Brian Graham's goal against Dunfermline. Pic: SNS

Darren McGregor: Win at Dunfermline will kick-start Hibs’ season

Darren McGregor today claimed Hibs 3-1 victory over Dunfermline, which ended a run of five winless games for Neil Lennon’s side, will kick-start the Easter Road club’s season.

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Early Spartans blitz puts Huntly to the sword

Two goals inside the opening six minutes from Paul Thomson and Chris Townsley secured Spartans’ passage into the Scottish Cup 3rd Round with a 2-0 win over Highland League outfit Huntly at Christie Park.


Eight-man Whitehill Welfare left sick in Wick

Whitehill’s Scottish Cup run came to a shuddering halt in the north of Scotland as they finished the game with eight men in a 4-1 defeat by Wick Academy.

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Brian Graham nets Hibs' third goal against Dunfermline. Pic: SNS

Upturn in fortunes for Hibs – despite ref’s odd penalty call

Given Hibs’ recent run, it was probably just what they needed to turn their fortunes around, a James Keatings shot which, according to Dunfermline boss Allan Johnston, was heading “ten to 15 yards wide” before clipping Nat Wedderburn and ending up in the Pars’ net.

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Police are looking to trace the 13 individuals pictured. Picture: Police Scotland

New images released as police continue Hampden trouble probe

Police have released images of 13 individuals they are seeking amid a probe into acts of violence and disorder at the end of this year’s Scottish Cup Final at Hampden.

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