Extricated from proceedings early, Ryan Christie watched helplessly as his Aberdeen team-mates battled to close out their victory over Hibernian. And he will be on the edge of his seat this afternoon as well as he waits to discover if he will be able to join them in the final.
At the end of a see-saw 90 minutes of brilliant cup football, the Hibernian players took the applause from a faithful at Hampden who appreciated they had gone down fighting as their hopes of two-in-a-row in the Scottish Cup were extinguished by a 3-2 semi-final defeat by Aberdeen.
A footballer should never get too carried away with his emotions. That’s the advice of Darren McGregor after the Hibs defender was given another reminder of football’s fickle nature. While every player craves success, for every delirious high there’s a heartbreaking low waiting right around the…
St Mirren manager Jack Ross was left nursing a sense of injustice as he watched his team’s impressive unbeaten run ended in the most controversial of circumstances.
Results elsewhere meant that Morton secured a play-off place but, in extending their winless sequence to seven matches, they did little to suggest that they can negotiate a passage into the top tier.
Meetings between these two sides rarely lack sound or fury, and we certainly got plenty of both in a dramatic second half at East End Park.
Dunfermline Athletic were left fuming after Falkirk were awarded a penalty following an elborate dive from Myles Hippolyte, which involved a somersault.
A thrilling encounter at Hampden was the latest staging post in the growth of Scottish football. Derek McInnes has another chance to cement his legacy, while Hibs persevered tour ends but progress continues at Easter Road, writes Joel Sked.