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Mearns Youth Football receives new goalposts

The Scottish Football Partnership Trust have teamed up with Crerar Hotels to help provide new goalposts for football clubs in the North.

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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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Pic Greg Macvean - 20/08/2016 - Hearts v Inverness, Tynecastle
Hearts - John Souttar
Inverness - Liam Polworth

John Souttar: From Howe o’ the Mearns to Heart of Midlothian

It’s said that every young boy dreams of being a footballer but for Hearts FC and Scotland Under 21s defender John Souttar, it became a bit more than that.

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Hive out of Scottish Cup as Greenock go through

Hive out of Scottish Cup as Greenock go through

Stonehaven FC were knocked out of the Scottish Junior Cup after losing 3-2 in their third round replay away to Greenock Juniors.

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District Football Team call up for Marykirk twins

District Football Team call up for Marykirk twins

Twin brothers Matthew and Fraser Nelson from Marykirk have both been selected to play in the East Region district team.

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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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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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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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Stonehaven YFC 2001 turn tables on table toppers

Having already been beaten by Glentanar three times this season already, the last time 10-3, the Stonehaven Youth 2001 squad prepared more in hope than expectation against the League Leaders who had beaten title rivals Ellon just 5-0 earlier in the week

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Hive saw off Dee with two second half goals

Reid the hero as Stonehaven see off Dee

Stonehaven travelled to Spain Park to take on Banks o’ Dee in the top of the table McBookie.com Superleague clash on Saturday.

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Hive on the attack against Hermes at the weekend

Hermes late show sinks Hive

Stonehaven travelled to Uniconn Park on Saturday to take on Hermes in the PMAC Group McLeman Cup quarter final.

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