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Liam Fontaine: Hibs will bounce back from United defeat

A solitary setback does not a slump make was the message Liam Fontaine sought to make plain at Hibernian’s training ground this week. It is fair to say he didn’t much fancy a line of enquiry that questioned whether the mentality of the Leith side would now come under scrutiny following last week’s home defeat by Dundee United.

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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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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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Thistle boss Alan Archibald promotes the new deal with Utilita

New deal with sponsor could boost Thistle spending power

Partick Thistle have signed a new sponsorship deal which could boost manager Alan Archibald's transfer kitty.
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Thistle Youth Academy graduate Stuart Bannigan

Partick Thistle Youth Academy celebrates three years of success

Partick Thistle’s youth academy has celebrated its third birthday as it continues to go from strength to strength.

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Launching Partick Thistle's community champions scheme are managing director Ian Maxwell, Cimmunity Trust chair Pauline Graham,  Lianne Paterson and Andy Gibson from McDonalds

Partick Thistle looking for Champions

Partick Thistle has launched a hunt for local unsung Community Champions in a bid to reward those whose good work in communities around Firhill usually goes unrecognised.

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Thistle face Hearts in the  early weeks of the new season

Thistle kick off with Devine reunion

Partick Thistle will begin the new season with a home match against Inverness Caley Thistle.

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Thistle will kick off at Airdrie

Switch in time for Thistle tie

Partick Thistle’s opening Betfred Cup game against Airdrieonians has been brought forward.

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Northern Ireland coach Austin MacPhee.

Scot says Northern Ireland can make their mark in France

As one of the very few Scots with any competitive interest in Euro 2016, Austin MacPhee is determined to make an impression.

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