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Richard Cockerill: I’ll take rap for Edinburgh defeat

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill accepted responsibility for his side’s depressing home collapse to Benetton Treviso last Friday night, which took the momentum out of what had been an encouraging start to the Guinness Pro14 season.

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 Hearts captain Christophe Berra at Full Time.

‘Christophe’s a godsend’ – how Hearts have improved with Berra

Christophe Berra is making a pretty good fist of living up to his billing as one of the Scottish Premiership’s transfer coups of the past summer.

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Hearts manager Craig Levein hopes to have Aaron Hughes in his squad for Saturday's match at Partick. Pic: SNS

Hughes and Randall in contention for Hearts’ trip to Partick

Craig Levein is confident that both Aaron Hughes and Connor Randall will be back in contention for Hearts’ trip to Partick Thistle.

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Anthony Stokes strokes home the winning penalty for Hibs. Pic: SNS

Delighted Neil Lennon says Hibs deserve place in Betfred Cup semis

Neil Lennon claimed Hibs thoroughly deserved their place in the semi-finals of the Betfred Cup despite having to twice come from behind to defeat Championship outfit Livingston.

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Martin Boyle scores to make it 2-2 on a dramatic night at Easter Road. Pic: SNS

Hibs 3, Livingston 2: Hibees into Betfred Cup semi-finals

Hibs scraped into the semi-finals of the Betfred Cup after being given a huge fright by Championship outfit Livingston, who twice took the lead at Easter Road.

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Gareth Wright takes share of lead at P&H Championship

Gareth Wright catapulted himself into a share of the lead in the £50,000 P&H Championship with a best-of-the week 65 – and he felt confident that more of the same would be good enough to secure victory at The Renaissance Club.

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Mortonhall captain Graeme Stark holds the trophy after the final was won at Turnhouse

Mortonhall cap 125th anniversary with debut Summer League win

Mortonhall have added to their 125th anniversary celebrations by winning the Edinburgh Summer League for the first time.

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Louis Moult, left, makes it 2-2 on Saturday

Hibs clear the air after picking over pieces of Motherwell game

Martin Boyle has insisted Hibs’ horror half hour against Motherwell as they surrendered a two goal lead is already a thing of the past after he and his team-mates held a heated post-mortem less than 24 hours later.

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Martin Boyle is excited at the prospect of reaching Hampden for a fifth time in just 18 months

Hibs target fifth trip to Hampden in 18 months

Martin Boyle revealed that the chance of a fifth Hamdpen visit in just 18 months will drive him and his Easter Road team-mates on in tonight’s Betfred Cup quarter-final against Livingston.

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 Hearts Manager Craig Levein (L) with Michael Smith

Michael Smith interview: I feel I’m flourishing at Hearts

Michael Smith came to Scotland for multiple challenges. He joined Hearts on a two-year contract in June to fill Callum Paterson’s No.2 shirt. Added to that, he wanted competitive football and craved an international recall with Northern Ireland.

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Jamie Walker

Hearts’ Jamie Walker ‘is in a good place’, says Craig Levein

Hearts manager Craig Levein reported today that Jamie Walker is focused and “in a good place” because talk of a transfer to Rangers has now ceased.

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Greig Hutcheon

Cameron Marr matches start of PGA Cup hero Hutcheon

Musselburgh’s Cameron Marr was thrilled after matching the start of PGA Cup hero Greig Hutcheon, one of his playing partners, in the P&H Championship in East Lothian.

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The 34-year-old Scotsman set a new world record for circumnavigating the globe on a bike when he arrived at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris today. Picture: Getty Images

Mark Beaumont smashes 80-day around the world cycle record

Ultra-endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont says he feels elation and “utter relief” after obliterating the record for travelling around the world on a bike.

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Marvin Bartley of Hibs and Hearts striker Esmael Goncalves will meet on December 27. Pic: SNS

Hearts-Hibs Christmas derby to be shown live as TV dates revealed

Hibs will have four televised matches in December, with three of them taking place in the space of just six days.

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Monarchs captain Sam Masters leads Witches' paire Kyle Newman and Danny King, with Mark Riss far right at Armadale. Picture: Ron MacNeil

Monarchs face Witches in two-legged play-offs semi-final

Edinburgh Monarchs have been drawn against Ipswich Witches in the speedway play-off semi-finals with the first leg at Foxhall Heath on Thursday and the deciding leg at Armadale 24 hours later.

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Neil Lennon is hoping for a reaction from his players after the 'Jekyll and Hyde' performance against Motherwell. Picture: SNS Group

Neil Lennon expects ‘reaction’ from Hibs players against Livingston

Neil Lennon expects to see a reaction from his players as Hibernian prepare to take on Livingston in the Betfred Cup quarter-final.

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Former Hearts owner Wallace Mercer launched the merger plot in 1990

Edinburgh United? The plot to merge Hibs and Hearts

ITALIA 90 was only four days away but the hopes and dreams for Andy Roxburgh and Scotland at the World Cup were forgotten by the news breaking from much closer to home.

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Bjorn Johnsen played one season at Tynecastle. Picture: SNS

Ex-Hearts striker Bjorn Johnsen scores against Dutch giants Ajax

Ex-Hearts striker Bjorn Johnsen has made headlines in the Netherlands after scoring the equalising goal against Ajax on Sunday.

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Climbing World Cup comes to Ratho

Climbers aim to be top of the world at Ratho arena

THE world’s top climbers descend on the Capital this weekend for the Climbing World Cup and Paraclimbing Cup.

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Blair Atkinson was on target for Spartans. Pic: SNS

Lowland round-up: Spartans’ late winner | Edinburgh win battle of unis

Blair Atkinson struck late for Spartans, Whitehill went down to league leaders Gretna but there was some good news for Edinburgh Uni ...

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