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Andy Considine opens up on Aberdeen contract talks and why his form is better than ever

Andy Considine wants to seal a new Aberdeen deal and then celebrate by regaining second spot from Rangers.

The experienced defender has triggered a clause in his deal that will see him stay beyond the summer.

Aberdeen, who take on Kilmarnock this weekend, are currently in fourth ...

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Steve Clarke insists Scotland gig would be 'an honour' and reveals what will influence next move

Steve Clarke last night insisted being Scotland boss is “an honour” as he confessed an ambition to do the job.

The Kilmarnock manager left the door open for the SFA to make a move with their extensive hunt underway to find a successor to axed Alex McLeish.

Clarke has vowed to ...

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Neil Lennon reveals key Celtic quality which has 'amazed' him as he contemplates Easter Road title party

Neil Lennon sets his targets pretty high but a title party at Easter Road was way beyond his wildest dreams when the campaign kicked off last August.

He was in the Hibs dugout at the time, mind you.

Mystic Meg on crystal meth could not have predicted how this season would unfold and ...

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Steven Gerrard reads boozy Rangers stars the riot act over antics after awards bash

Steven Gerrard read the riot act to Joe Worrall over his “F*** Celtic” blast and vowed to hammer his players in future if they disrespect the club.

The Nottingham Forest loanee was filmed on social media following the Rangers Player of the Year awards night this month.

Another ...

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First pictures of tragic Aberdeen beach pals who died after midnight swim

The two friends who died after getting into difficulty during a midnight swim in Aberdeen have been named locally.

Mum-of-two Karolina Pisarska, 36, and 22-year-old pal Luiza Koniuszy were both pulled from the water after a major rescue operation at around 12.45am this morning.

A ...

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'Taps aff' Easter sunshine fun as duo PADDLE BOARD down River Clyde in Glasgow

With the country enjoying sizzling bank holiday temperatures, you might be excused for thinking we were in the French Riviera.

And two brave locals in Glasgow have taken full advantage - by getting 'taps aff' and paddle boarding down the River Clyde.

The hilarious moment ...

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Kinder Surprise capsule stuffed with pills found by kid in Scots play park

A Fife mum told of her horror after her little boy discovered a Kinder Egg capsule full of blue pills in a children's play area.

Little Kynzli Thomson, aged eight, was playing in a park in Lochore Meadows Country Park in Lochgelly when he discovered the yellow plastic capsule, which ...

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Two men hospitalised after two-car Fife crash near Dunfermline

Two men have been taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Fife.

The incident happened on the A985 at its junction with the B9037 near Dunfermline at around 3.45pm on Friday.

It involved two cars.

One man was airlifted to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, while another was ...

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Controversial Dundee mental health unit MUST be shut down

The best thing that could happen to the Carseview Centre would be if it was razed to the ground.

The details of a leaked report into the conditions at the Dundee mental health unit are nothing short of horrifying.

Patients were restrained using dangerous and “life-threatening” ...

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Steven Gerrard fires Rangers stars a warning that their Ibrox futures are on the line

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard insists he won't accept anyone dropping their standards even though the title is out of reach.

Celtic could wrap up the Premiership crown this weekend if they win and Rangers don't but Gerrard has urged his players to focus on proving themselves ...

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What Lewis Ferguson told dad Derek about Celtic red card

Derek Ferguson admits son Lewis "lost his cool" and deserved to see red in Sunday's Scottish Cup semi final against Celtic .

The 19-year-old Aberdeen star was sent packing by referee Craig Thomson for an x-rated tackle which left Tom Rogic writhing in agony.


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Celtic squad revealed as Neil Lennon faces selection headache ahead of Hibs clash

Celtic midfielder Ryan Christie is out for the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on multiple facial fractures sustained in last week's William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final win over Aberdeen.

It means Neil Lennon now faces a dilemma as to how he reshapes his midfield ahead ...

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Watch Rangers boss Steven Gerrard's pre-match press conference ahead of Hearts clash

Rangers might have had a week off due to the Scottish Cup semi finals.

But that doesn't mean life has been quiet around Ibrox and Auchenhowie for the past seven days - far from it.

Whether it's Dave King 's claim that Rangers are now "within tangible reach" ...

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Hibs squad revealed as Ryan Gauld pushes for return against Celtic

Hibernian have several players back in contention for the visit of Ladbrokes Premiership leaders Celtic .

Darnell Johnson, Steven Whittaker, Thomas Agyepong and Ryan Gauld have all featured for the reserves and are pushing for action.

Long-term absentees Martin Boyle and Ryan ...

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Pensioner critical after being shot with crossbow while fixing TV dish outside home

A 74-year-old man is fighting for his life after being shot with a crossbow while he was trying to fix a faulty satellite dish outside his home.

The victim managed to make his way back into his address on the outskirts of Holyhead, Anglesey, and raise the alarm shortly before 12.35am on ...

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Irvine flute band to celebrate 35th anniversary with 'parade and culture day'

Irvine’s Newtown Defenders Flute Band is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.

And on Saturday, May 11, to mark the occasion the band will be leading a parade and hosting a ‘culture day’ at the town’s Volunteer Rooms.

The 35th anniversary parade will assemble at 11.30am ...

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Police CCTV shows 'Londonderry gunman open fire' on journalist Lyra McKee

Police have released CCTV showing the man suspected of firing the shots that killed journalist Lyra McKee.

The 29-year-old from Belfast was an innocent bystander shot in the head by dissident republicans during disturbances in Londonderry on Thursday evening.

Officers in Northern ...

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Passengers 'could be WEIGHED before boarding flights in a bid to cut costs'

Passengers could be weighed before boarding a flight in a bid to cut costs and the damage on the evironment.

Tech firm Fuel Matrix is reportedly talking with UK airlines about the installment of pressure pads at check-in desks.

The pads are understood to discreetly weigh a passenger ...

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West Lothian village install 24-hour defibrillator

A village has just installed the last of three defibrillators after the tragic death of a popular resident.

Eric Clark died from a heart attack three years ago at the first Pumpherston music festival Sing on the Bing.

Now, thanks to the efforts of his family and Pumpherston Community ...

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5 things we noticed at Rangers training as Graham Dorrans eyes top team return

Two weeks off and a chance to recharge the batteries after a tough spell for Rangers will have been welcomed as gladly as the first rays of summer bursting through the clouds.

Then again, after scoring six goals and conceding zero in their last two matches maybe they would have liked to ...

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Celtic defender Filip Benkovic opens up on his father's death and how he remains his inspiration

Filip Benkovic has opened his heart on the agony of losing his father aged seven - and how he remains his biggest inspiration at Celtic .

The on-loan Leicester defender was a youngster growing up in Croatia when his dad passed away suddenly from a heart condition.

Benkovic told ...

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