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Verdict: Dundee United get thrashed but still make the play-offs

Verdict: Dundee United get thrashed but still make the play-offs

After a happy smiley three-game winning run, the ugly face of Dundee United was on show again with a dreadful performance in Dumfries. One team was looking to secure a play-off place, while the other had nothing tangible to strive for. You would have...

today, 17:13 in Sport
 
The Verdict: Dundee delight as they secure dramatic win over St Johnstone at Dens

The Verdict: Dundee delight as they secure dramatic win over St Johnstone at Dens

Dundee secured a precious three points in their fight to ensure their Premiership safety with this dramatic 2-1 win over Tayside rivals St Johnstone at Dens. The Perth side were missing a whole host of first-team regulars and had little but pride to...

today, 17:13 in Sport
 
Travel: Scoping out stunning Sri Lanka

Travel: Scoping out stunning Sri Lanka

Silent in the cool morning jungle air we wait. Everyone in the safari truck is completely still. We wait. Then there she is – a large female leopard. She isn’t alone. She plucks her two cubs down from a tree and spirits them across the dusty trail in...

today, 15:54 in Lifestyle
 

VIDEO: Glass art, a fusion of inspiration

Glass art is de rigueur. Gayle has a smashing time at one of glass artist Rachel Bower’s fantastic workshops in Blairgowrie. It is bold, beautiful, reminiscent of seaside holidays…and get this – I made it myself! As I lift the glass bowl out of the...

today, 12:24 in Lifestyle
 
Feeling fruity in the garden

Feeling fruity in the garden

Gardening is no longer just about growing a few basic fruit and vegetables. There is such a variety of different plants to grow, and with climate change we can now try a few exotics that previously would only be considered in the warmer southern end...

today, 12:10 in Lifestyle
 
TV Review: The Button + Home From Home + Wannabe

TV Review: The Button + Home From Home + Wannabe

THE BUTTON + HOME FROM HOME + WANNABE THE BUTTON: Friday, BBC One HOME FROM HOME: Friday, BBC One WANNABE: Friday, BBC One In the competitive realm of TV gameshows, the simplest formats always win. The only exception was the inscrutable 3-2-1, which...

today, 10:36 in Lifestyle
 
St Johnstone career worked out better than Alan Mannus could have hoped for

St Johnstone career worked out better than Alan Mannus could have hoped for

Alan Mannus will treasure the memories of his seven years at St Johnstone after deciding to return to Ireland. The former Northern Ireland international reached contentment when he made his first appearance for the Perth club – but his achievements...

today, 09:35 in Sport
 
Sean Dillon surpasses expectations of Montrose boss

Sean Dillon surpasses expectations of Montrose boss

Sean Dillon has surpassed Stewart Petrie’s expectations in Montrose’s League Two title bid. The former Dundee United skipper is on the shortlist for the division’s player of the year award, and has shown why Petrie fought so hard to sign him in the...

today, 09:18 in Sport
 
Dundee keeper Elliott Parish gunning for revenge against St Johnstone

Dundee keeper Elliott Parish gunning for revenge against St Johnstone

Dundee’s Elliott Parish admits he and the rest of his team-mates will be gunning for revenge when they play St Johnstone at Dens this afternoon. The big keeper – who has triggered a clause in his contract that means he will be with the Dark Blues...

today, 09:18 in Sport
 
Brechin face another team with plenty to play for

Brechin face another team with plenty to play for

Brechin City will have to wait until the final day of the season to face a team with nothing left to play for. The Glebe Park men are still striving for their first league win of the campaign and coming up against sides in real need of points isn’t...

today, 09:18 in Sport
 
East Fife determined to make up for 5-0 Arbroath defeat

East Fife determined to make up for 5-0 Arbroath defeat

East Fife manager Darren Young is determined to make up for last weekend’s 5-0 home defeat from Arbroath against his old club Albion Rovers today. He said: “We actually played well in the opening 30 minutes and had a couple of decent chances but we...

today, 09:18 in Sport
 
Dunfermline determined to seal play-off place

Dunfermline determined to seal play-off place

Declan McManus spent last season trying all he could to avoid the play-offs – but is desperate to see Dunfermline seal their place this afternoon. The Pars striker was with Fife rivals Raith Rovers last term and ended up in a relegation battle that...

today, 09:18 in Sport
 
Jim Weir still wants to reach points target with Forfar

Jim Weir still wants to reach points target with Forfar

Jim Weir had a points total in mind that would keep Forfar up. And even though the survival job has been completed, he still wants to hit it. The Loons are currently three points short of Weir’s target, which they are looking to put right this...

today, 09:18 in Sport
 
Raith’s Graeme Smith looking to make it a hat-trick of title triumphs

Raith’s Graeme Smith looking to make it a hat-trick of title triumphs

Graeme Smith knows exactly what it means to win a league – and now he is looking to make it a hat-trick of triumphs with Raith. Rovers have been involved in a Titanic title tussle with Ayr United all season and currently sit on 71 points, two behind...

today, 09:18 in Sport
 
Cowdenbeath preparing for end of season survival fight

Cowdenbeath preparing for end of season survival fight

Cowdenbeath begin their preparations for their end of season fight for survival at Berwick Rangers this afternoon. The Central Park men will meet either Highland League Champions Cove Rangers or Lowland League winners Spartans in the pyramid play-off...

today, 09:18 in Sport
 


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