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Partick Thistle chase first quarter-final place since 2008

Partick Thistle travel to Perth on Saturday looking to bridge a nine-year gap by winning a place in the last eight of the Scottish Cup.

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Christie Elliott was dismissed for violent conduct

Thistle to contest Eliott red card against St Johnstone

Partick Thistle are to appeal against the red card shown to Christie Eliott during Wednesday’s home defeat by St Johnstone.

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Thistle boss Alan Archibald

Partick Thistle back and warmed up for Formartine cup test

Partick Thistle return to action on Saturday when they take on Formartine United at Firhill in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

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Thistle Player of the Month contender Ryan Edwards

Partick Thistle face Belgian side Lokeren in friendly

Partick Thistle escaped the winter chills this week when they headed for the La Manga complex in Spain to prepare for the second half of the season.

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New Partick Thistle keeper Mark Ridgers

Thistle quick off the mark with keeper signing

Partick Thistle didn’t waste much time when the transfer window opened this week as they snapped up keeper Mark Ridgers.

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Jags boss Alan Archibald

Jags lodge appeal over yellow card for Azeez

Partick Thistle have appealed against the yellow card shown to Ade Azeez for diving during Friday night’s 4-1 defeat by Celtic at Firhill.

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Former Thistle star George Shaw, now manager of Cumbernauld United

VIDEO: Partick Thistle’s last Firhill win over Celtic ... in 1994

Partick Thistle will be out to bridge a 22-year gap when they face Celtic at Firhill on Friday night.

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Scotland

Tartan Army warned over email scam

Members of the Scotland supporters’ association have been warned to ignore an email from the organisation today.

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Linlithgow Rose and Bo'ness United could face each other in the Scottish Junior Cup

Scottish Junior Cup draw: cup crackers in store

The draw for the fourth round of the Scottish Junior Cup has thrown up the prospect of some mouthwatering collisons between some of the junior game’s heavyweights.

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Major roadworks will be done on the M74 this weekend

How close was ’Well-Partick date change?

Fear of travel disruption from major roadworks on the M74 this weekend led to Motherwell FC bosses seriously considering bringing Saturday’s vital game against Partick Thistle forward to Friday night instead.

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Adam Barton with his Ladbrokes Premiership Player of the Month award for October

Thistle star Barton is Scotland’s Player of the Month

Partick Thistle midfielder Adam Barton had been named Ladbrokes Premiership player of the month for October.

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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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