McKinnon confident ahead of away trip

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Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon believes playing away might suit his side in the second leg of their play-off against Falkirk. The Bairns twice pegged United back at Tannadice on Tuesday to ensure the Ladbrokes Premiership play-off semi-final is eve …

Hibs enjoying the title run-in

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Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon has told his players to enjoy the title run-in. Hibs took a major step towards the Ladbrokes Championship crown when they beat Falkirk on Saturday, and they have the chance to move 13 points clear when they face third-p …

Clarity for Strachan

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Scotland manager Gordon Strachan claimed their 1-1 draw against Canada was “invaluable” for his team selection ahead of Sunday’s crucial game against Slovenia. Falkirk midfielder Fraser Aird capitalised on some slack defending in the 11th minute to ope …

Houston backs proposed play-off plans

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By Craig Turnbull Falkirk boss Peter Houston has backed plans by the SPFL to have a one-legged play-off final showdown to decide promotion as he believes it would be fairer. Houston’s men missed out on promotion after a 4-1 aggregate defeat to Kilmarno …

Killie stay up

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Kilmarnock preserved their Premiership status after a thumping 4-0 win over Championship side Falkirk at Rugby Park. Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, Greg Kiltie opened the scoring to level the tie after just two minutes when he hit a low drive after g …

Clark reveals secret to Kilmarnock success against Falkirk

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Kilmarnock boss Lee Clark revealed the secret to their play-off success then vowed to take the club forward after their Premiership status following an emphatic victory over Falkirk in the play-off final. Greg Kiltie scored a double, while Miles Addiso …

Clark blasts ‘woeful’ Killie defending

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By Craig Turnbull at the Falkirk Stadium Lee Clark blasted Kilmarnock’s woeful defending as they conceded a last-minute goal to give Falkirk the edge in the Premiership play-off final. The game looked to be heading for a stalemate but, has so often has …

Stubbs: Play-off defeat was ‘cruel’

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Hibernian boss Alan Stubbs lamented the cruel nature of the defeat to Falkirk after they loss the Scottish Premiership play-off semi-final. The Bairns took the lead through Blair Alston but a quick-fire double from James Keatings put Hibs in the drivin …

Roughie’s view: Hibs need to forget handball

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It was penalty. No doubt about it. McCracken has handled in the box. I’ve seen penalties given for less. Has the referee seen the incident? You’d like to think so. He’s only ten yards away and has a clear view. You can only assume he hasn’t adjudged it …

McManus: Handball could come back to haunt Hibs

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By Craig Turnbull Tam McManus believes the controversial handball by David McCracken could come back to haunt Hibernian in the Premiership play-off semi-final against Falkirk. McManus, who played upfront for both Hibs and Falkirk, was left stunned as r …

Ref Off

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Referee Alan Muir made a monumental blunder in not awarding Hibernian a penalty in Tuesday night’s Premiership play-off semi final against Falkirk. A mistake that could cost the Easter road outfit hundreds of thousands of pounds and a number of people …

Falkirk 3-2 St Mirren: Bairns edge five-goal thriller

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By Craig Turnbull at the Falkirk Stadium Blair Alston’s last-minute winner handed Falkirk a massive boost in the race for second after they edged a five-goal thriller against St Mirren. Lee Miller headed the hosts in front in the first half but St Mirr …