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VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

Ahead of Friday’s big showdown between England and Scotland at Wembley, it’s time to delve into the past and revisit some classic England v Scotland drama.

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Hibernian's John McGinn, left, battles with St Mirren's Lawrence Shankland at Easter Road. Picture: Garry Williamson/SNS

Hibs’ Martin Boyle justifies Neil Lennon’s selection choice

If the recently sidelined Jason Cummings thought he had his work cut out trying to force his way back into manager Neil Lennon’s thinking prior to the weekend match, he could find it even tougher now.

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Hearts striker Conor Sammon shows his frustration against Kilmarnock. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Robbie Neilson backs strikers to end Hearts’ goal drought

Hearts manager Robbie 
Neilson is reminding all who will listen that scoring goals is tough. But even he could not have expected it to prove just as tricky as it has for his 
Tynecastle strikeforce.

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Andrew Shinnie is ready to push on after Hibs ended their run of five matches without a win. Picture: SNS.

Hibs’ Andrew Shinnie bids to pass test of character

When it comes to shedding the baggage of past failings, Hibs have proved themselves pretty adept in recent months. But that does not mean there was not a distinct sense of relief in the dressing room last weekend when they ended their run of five games without a win.

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Defender John Souttar, left, vies with Kilmarnock's Nathan Tyson during Hearts' midweek defeat at Rugby Park. Picture: SNS

Hearts must show character to bounce back from limp defeat

John Souttar understands that there are big demands at a club like Hearts and he is confident that his colleagues also know what is expected of them and have the character to deliver. That is despite the team passing up the opportunity to move into second spot in the Premiership table, with a flat, uninspiring performance against Kilmarnock on Wednesday.

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New SPFL Board revealed

Brechin City chairman Ken Ferguson has been re-elected to the SPFL Board, following the league’s annual general meeting on July 20.

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Rangers won last year's Challenge Cup.

Revamped Challenge Cup sees addition of ‘colt’ teams alongside Welsh and Northern Irish sides

It is understood that the SPFL have agreed extensive changes to the format of the Challenge Cup for the 2016/17 season.

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Promotion hopes faint but Kirrie finish in style

Promotion hopes faint but Kirrie finish in style

Kirrie Thistle kept their faint hopes of automatic promotion alive as they hammered Arbroath Vics 8-2 on Saturday.

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Loons favourite Martyn Fotheringham is thrilled with new Forfar recruits

Loons favourite Martyn Fotheringham is thrilled with new Forfar recruits

Forfar Athletic favourite Martyn Fotheringham always hoped he’d make it to a testimonial year with the Loons.

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Ouch! Rob Roy's defeat by Beith was panful in more ways than one. (Pic by Michael Gillen).

Rob Roy beaten by Beith

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy went down 2-1 to Scottish Junior Cup finalists Beith in a Super League Premier match at Guy’s Meadow on Saturday.

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Forfar Athletic chairman says club made right choice appointing Gary Bollan

Forfar Athletic chairman says club made right choice appointing Gary Bollan

Forfar Athletic chairman Alastair Donald has reiterated his belief that the appointment of Gary Bollan was the correct decision.

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Photo by Chris Coutts.

REPORT: Forfar Athletic’s relegation confirmed with 3-2 loss to Albion Rovers

Forfar Athletic failed in their attempts to avoid relegation following a 3-2 defeat at Albion Rovers on Saturday.

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REPORT: Gary Bollan apologises to supporters as dismal display leaves Forfar Athletic on the brink

REPORT: Gary Bollan apologises to supporters as dismal display leaves Forfar Athletic on the brink

Forfar Athletic fans’ worst case scenario looks all set to be played out - a 90 minute nail biting last day derby decider against Angus rivals Brechin City.

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REPORT: Forfar Athletic held by champions Dunfermline

REPORT: Forfar Athletic held by champions Dunfermline

Forfar Athletic were unfortunate not to beat the League One champions as they drew 2-2 with Dunfermline Athletic in a game that ended in chaotic fashion.

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Omar Kader: We’ll be fine if red-hot strike duo keep on scoring

Wing king Omar Kader saw signs of last year’s free-scoring side in Forfar Athletic’s stunning 3-1 victory over Ayr United on Saturday.

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Forfar Athletic boss Gary Bollan praises Gavin Swankie after position change

They’re not out of danger by any means but Gary Bollan said he likes what he sees after Forfar Athletic moved out of the bottom two by beating Ayr United.

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Goal machine Andy Ryan: I’ve known Loons were great since day one

Goalscorer Andy Ryan said Saturday’s romping win over Ayr United has been in the pipeline for a long time.

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