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Derek McInnes seeks glorious end to Aberdeen’s epic season

Whatever the outcome of this afternoon’s Scottish Cup final, Aberdeen will take one honour from this campaign. Today, Derek McInnes’ men will complete the longest season in the history of Scottish club football.

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Station Park, Forfar.

Forfar chairman steps down

Forfar Athletic chairman Alastair Donald is to step down from his role after five years in the post.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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Forfar West End v Clydebank 24/10/15

Junior round-up: Hitman Hart hammers Hi-Hi

Forfar West End kept up their promotion push with a fantastic 4-1 victory over Haddington Athletic on Saturday.

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Forfar Athletic veteran Martyn Fotheringham.

Martyn Fotheringham testimonial

Dundee manager Paul Hartley will bring his squad to Station Park tonight (Tuesday) to celebrate Martyn Fotheringham’s ten seasons with the ‘Loons.’

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Stewart Regan, Chief Executive; Andrew McKinlay, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Football Association and David Little, Chief Executive, Scottish Youth Football Association appeared before the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee to give evidence on Child Protection in sport  Pic: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

488 youth football coaches suspended over disclosure checks

Hundreds of Scottish youth football coaches and officials have been suspended for failing to complete comprehensive background checks.

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SFA Grassroots Awards are now open for nominations

SFA Grassroots Awards are now open for nominations

The 2017 Scottish FA Grassroots Awards, presented by McDonald’s and the Sunday Mail, are now open for nominations.

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VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

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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