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Peterhead look to the top of the table after away win

Peterhead closed in on league leaders Montrose with a 2-0 away win over Cowdenbeath.

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Dods: Brechin City wants points not plaudits

Dods: Brechin City wants points not plaudits

Brechin City boss Darren Dods is fed up with his side earning the plaudits but coming away with no points.

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Scott Booth, now head coach of Glasgow City, believes change should be resisted at all levels of the Scotland set-up

Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Genetically modifying Scottish footballers isn’t what Scott Booth believes is required to alter the qualifying fortunes of the country. Change should be resisted on all levels in the Scotland set-up is the firm belief of the 22-times capped former SFA youth coach.

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Oliver Burke captained Scotland U20 to victory over Brazil at the Toulon Tournament in June. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Oliver Burke will join Scots U21 squad with a point to prove

It would be understandable if representing Scotland under-21s wasn’t uppermost in the mind of Oliver Burke right now. That, though, will be anything but the case according to Scot Gemmill, who will manage him at international level next month.

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Bonnyrigg Rose beat Rob Roy in last season's Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals

Draw made for first round of Scottish Junior Cup

The battle to land Scottish junior football's Blue Riband trophy gets under way next month.

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Keith McAllister sports an anniverary shirt

‘Tradition is everything for Queen’s Park after 150 years’

Queen’s Park turn 150 years old today and the fan who has seen more of their 4,846 games than any other reckons he would stop watching them if they ever gave up their legendary amateur status.

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Mark McGhee is glad Wayne Rooney is not in the England squad

McGhee: Wayne Rooney's absence is no bad thing for Scotland

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee reckons Scotland could benefit from England not picking all time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney for this weekend’s Auld Enemy clash.

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Players celebrate their promotion in front of their travelling support

Dougie Hill “exhausted” after City play off victory

Dougie Hill described himself as “exhausted” after 120 minutes of football following Brechin City’s promotion play-off victory against Alloa Athletic.

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James Dale celebrating his goal

Championship may tempt Dale to stay at Brechin

James Dale admits that Brechin’s promotion to the Championship is giving him cause to reconsider his plan to move down south.

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Brechin manager dods aged 10 years on sidelines

Brechin manager dods aged 10 years on sidelines

Darren Dods feels like he’s aged 10 years as Brechin City were promoted to the Scottish Championship.

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City's celebrations in the semi-final. Pic by Derek Watt.

Report: Brechin City promoted to the Championship

Brechin City were promoted to the Championship after winning 5-4 on penalties.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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Brechin City are 90 minutes away from the Championship. Pic by Derek Watt.

Report: Brechin City take 1-0 advantage into Championship playoff final second leg

Brechin City got off to the perfect start in their Championship playoff final as they beat Alloa Athletic 1-0 in Wednesday evening’s first leg.

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Anything is possible for Brechin after raith win

Anything is possible for Brechin after raith win

Brechin City manager Darren Dods thinks that anything is possible for his team after their remarkable win against Raith Rovers at the weekend.

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Brechin players celebrate their victory at Stark's Park. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

Brilliant Brechin beat Raith to reach play-off final

Raith Rovers 3 Brechin City 3 (Brechin win 3-2 on penalties)

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Report: Battling Brechin City hold Raith Rovers to play-off first leg draw

Report: Battling Brechin City hold Raith Rovers to play-off first leg draw

Brechin City 1 Raith Rovers 1

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Brechin City boss Darren Dods expects a difficult clash with Raith Rovers in play-off semi-final

Brechin City boss Darren Dods expects a difficult clash with Raith Rovers in play-off semi-final

Darren Dods was overjoyed as his Brechin City side confirmed a spot in the Championship Play-offs on Saturday.

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