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SPL RESULTS:

Celtic 4-0 Hamilton Accies

Dundee United 2-2 Hibernian

Hearts 3-1 Kilmarnock

Inverness CT 2-1 St Mirren

Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen

GOALFLASHES AND MAJOR INCIDENTS (all times BST)

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By Andy Campbell

1705: Well that's it. A fairly dramatic afternoon in both halves of the table with the relegation fight and the quest for Europe and top six places becoming very interesting indeed.

Thanks for joining us and for your contributions and remember to visit the site on Sunday for coverage of Falkirk v Rangers.

1703: "Well Celtic have made there point today, piled the pressure on Rangers by increasing the lead at the top" (bigmc1_9) WGS - Legend on My Sport My Sport

1649: FULL-TIME Hearts 3-1 Kilmarnock

Hearts consolidate third place with a convincing win, despite Kilmarnock taking the lead. Killie are now being dragged into the fight to remain in the SPL.

1649: FULL-TIME Inverness CT 2-1 St Mirren

Inverness move up to ninth in the table as St Mirren slip to 11th. The relegation fight is beginning to heat up.

1648: FULL-TIME Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen

A share of the spoils at Fir Park as Motherwell edge closer to securing a top six place and Aberdeen lose ground on third-place Hearts.

1648: FULL-TIME Celtic 4-0 Hamilton

The SPL leaders move six points clear of nearest challengers Rangers, who do not play until Sunday. A comfortable win for Gordon Strachan's side with Georgios Samaras and Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink ending long goalless spells.

1647: Aberdeen goalkeeper Jamie Langfield makes a crucial save from Brian McLean's shot as Motherwell press for a late winner.

1646: Hearts double-goal hero Calum Elliot leaves the field to a rousing applause as he his replaced by Christian Nade.

1645: In a rare Celtic appearance, substitute Paddy McCourt works his way in from the left before dragging his shot wide.

1643: Hamilton's Joel Thomas shows strength to hold off Celtic captain Stephen McManus before the striker blazes over the crossbar.

1639: GOAL Celtic 4-0 Hamilton

Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink ends his goal drought with a close-range finish from Andreas Hinkel's centre. It's the Dutchman's first goal since September.

1636: Celtic substitute Koki Mizuno's free-kick drifts narrowly wide of the Hamilton goal.

1635: Hamilton's Mark McLaughlin sees his header cannon back off the crossbar. No luck for Accies in front of goal today.

1634: Inverness escape another St Mirren attack as Craig Dargo's shot is saved well by Michael Fraser.

1631: St Mirren come agonisingly close to equalising as Jim Hamilton's shot is blocked by Michael Fraser and, from inside the six-yard box, Andy Dorman's rebound effort rattles the crossbar.

1625: RED CARD

Aberdeen defender Andy Considine is sent off after receiving a second booking.

1626: John Sutton comes close to regaining the lead for Motherwell but his shot is blocked by fellow team-mate Stephen Hughes.

1622: GOAL Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen

Chris Maguire's volley draws the Dons level after Motherwell failed to deal with a throw-in.

1621: GOAL Celtic 3-0 Hamilton

Georgios Samaras receives the ball on the left and proceeds unchallenged into the box before dragging the ball beyond Sean Murdoch and into the far corner of the net. It is the Greek's second goal of the afternoon.

1619: There is a subdued atmosphere at the far-from-full Celtic Park with the home side dominating possession without finding a penetrating route to the Hamilton goal.

1618: Bruno Aguiar slams his penalty against the outside of the post. Perhaps the in-form Calum Elliot should have taken the spot-kick after all.

1617: A penalty is awarded to Hearts after Ryan O'Leary impedes Calum Elliot in the area. Elliot may be on a hat-trick but Bruno Aguiar will take the spot-kick.

1615: "Inverness are a different team altogether from the first 20 minutes of the game. Now there's confidence pulsating through the team."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Charlie Christie

1613: Ruben Palazuelos times his run perfectly to meet another great cross from Lee Wallace but the Hearts midfielder sees his header flash over the top of the crossbar.

1612: John Sutton blazes another gilt-edged chance off target as Motherwell threaten to score against the run of play.

1611: "Even though Motherwell are still leading 1-0, the balance of power is slowly shifting to Aberdeen."
BBC Radio Scotland commentator Kheredine Idessane

1611: "Kilmarnock are in freefall. The players are all pointing the finger at each other and there just doesn't seem to be any togetherness."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Stevie Frail

1609: Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc is at full stretch to prevent Joel Thomas' looping header nestling in the net.

"What a wonderful header and save. Hamilton will look back at that moment if they end up losing this game."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Murdo MacLeod

1607: GOAL Hearts 3-1 Kilmarnock

Calum Elliot gathers a throw-in under no pressure and sends over a dangerous delivery which is swept home by Bruno Aguiar .

1606: "Tremendous strike by Filipe Morais, a good clean hit, and a great start to the second half by Caley Thistle."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Charlie Christie

1605: Georgios Samaras crosses the ball to Scott McDonald but, with the goalkeeper absent from his line, the Australian's shot is blocked by Mark McLaughlin.

1604: GOAL Inverness CT 2-1 St Mirren

Filipe Morais strikes again, beating Mark Howard at his near post to put the Highlanders in front for the first time in the match.

1603: Substitute Sone Aluko goes agonisingly close as the Dons crank up the pressure on Motherwell.

1602: Jimmy Calderwood must have inserted a rocket up the Aberdeen player's collective bahookies at half-time as they've made a blistering start to the second 45.

1601: The matches restart.

1559: Sone Aluko will replace Aberdeen team-mate Lee Mair at half-time. Manager Jimmy Calderwood will be hoping the former Birmingham player can turn the match in the visitors' favour.

1554: It's good just to get a breather following such incident-packed first halves. Will the rest of the afternoon provide as much excitement?

1546: HALF-TIME Inverness CT 1-1 Kilmarnock

An even first half at the Caledonian Stadium ends level at the break.

1546: HALF-TIME Hearts 2-1 Kilmarnock

Calum Elliot's double has the home side in front at half-time after Killie had taken the lead.

1545: HALF-TIME Celtic 2-0 Hamilton

A comfortable first-half display from the SPL leaders but Hamilton have threatened on occasion.

1545: HALF-TIME Motherwell 1-0 Aberdeen

Jim O'Brien's first ever goal for the Lanarkshire side is enough to separate the teams at the break.

1544: "Aberdeen have no shape. Jimmy Calderwood will have to give them a good talking to at the break."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Stevie Cowan

1543: Filipe Morais' goal is his third since joining Inverness on loan from Hibernian during the January transfer window.

1540: GOAL Inverness CT 1-1 St Mirren

A neat four-man move ends with Filipe Morais smashing the ball into the net as the Highlanders draw level.

1539: Calum Elliot fires a first-time shot narrowly wide after a flowing attack from Hearts ripped the Killie defence wide open. That really should have been the hat-trick.

1537: Mehdi Taouil is booked at Tynecastle after an altercation with Hearts captain Robbie Neilson.

1536: "Caley Thistle have come back into the game in the last five minutes, and are looking more likely to get an equaliser now."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Charlie Christie

1535: Aberdeen are struggling to make any impression at Fir Park as Motherwell sit pretty on their one-goal advantage.

1534: Calum Elliot's goals are his first since returning to Hearts from a loan spell at Livingston. His 11 goals for Livi have certainly helped his confidence on today's evidence.

1533: Dougie Imrie is inches away from levelling for Inverness as his left-foot shot drifts narrowly wide of Mark's Howard's left-hand post.

1532: Calum Elliot is inches away from a hat-trick at Tynecastle as David Obua's fierce cross just evades the sliding striker.

1530: Hearts survive a sequence of chances for Kilmarnock as the visitors fire in no less than three efforts on goal from a dangerous corner kick.

1529: Aiden McGeady bears down on the Hamilton goal after once again beating the offside trap but on this occasion, Sean Murdoch smothers the shot.

1528: GOAL Hearts 2-1 Kilmarnock

Lee Wallace sends a cross into the Kilmarnock box and Calum Elliot is the first to react as he slams the ball into the net for his second goal of the match.

1525: Hamilton striker Joel Thomas fires an effort at the Celtic goal, but Stephen McManus deflects the shot for a corner.

1523: John Sutton squanders a glorious chance to double Motherwell's lead. David Clarkson's arrowed cross is mishit by the Englishman right in front of goal.

The ball seemed to take a bobble on the rutted Fir Park playing surface. Still, Sutton may rue that sclaff as the game progresses...

1522: GOAL Hearts 1-1 Kilmarnock

The visitors concede a soft free-kick and Calum Elliot bundles in his first Hearts goal for 13 months after Marius Zaliukas' effort was blocked.

1521: GOAL Celtic 2-0 Hamilton

A lofted pass over the top of the Hamilton defence by Shunsuke Nakamura beats the offside trap as Aiden McGeady controls the ball and slides it into the far corner of the net.

1519: Andy Dorman's strike is his eighth of the season. The midfielder is making a valuable contribution to the St Mirren scoring charts.

1518: Over at Fir Park, Aberdeen's Andy Considine appeals in vain for a penalty after tumbling in the box. No dice. Tumbling dice. Considine latched onto Maguire's swerving free-kick but fell too easily and the referee is not impressed.

1517: "Hearts are taking the game to Kilmarnock without really creating any chances."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Allan Preston

1516: "Great start from Motherwell, who are playing some nice football, but its a very disappointing start from Aberdeen."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Stevie Cowan

1515: More than a few empty green seats at Celtic Park this afternoon. Rather surprising when you consider Celtic could extend their lead at the top of the table to six points.

"The only voices we can hear at the moment are those of the two managers. It's very quiet."
BBC Radio Scotland commentator John Barnes

1514: "Somebody needs to get their foot on the ball for Inverness. Their link play from midfield to front is just not good enough at the moment."
BBC Radio Scotland pundit Charlie Christie.

1513: Georgios Samaras' last goal for Celtic came on 3 January when he scored a double against Dundee United. The Greek forward went an unlucky 13 matches without finding the net for his club.

1512: Kilmarnock goalkeeper Alan Combe does fantastically well to tip over a fierce first-time volley from Hearts winger Andrew Driver.

1511: "With Joel Thomas lurking in the penalty area, Celtic manager Gordon Strachan shouts 'sort yourselves out' to his central defenders."
BBC Radio Scotland commentator John Barnes

1510: What an opening to this afternoon's matches! Goals at every ground means there will not be a goalless draw at any of Saturday's SPL fixtures.

1508: GOAL Motherwell 1-0 Aberdeen

Following a neat one-two with David Clarkson, Jim O'Brien's rasping drive deflects past the unfortunate Jamie Langfield in the Dons' goal.

1508: GOAL Hearts 0-1 Kilmarnock.

A shallow cross from Mehdi Taouil is headed home by Danny Invincibile in the visitors' first real attack.

1507: GOAL Inverness 0-1 St Mirren

Andy Dorman opens the scoring at the Caledonian Stadium with a composed finish past Michael Fraser after the ball ran into the path of the St Mirren midfielder on the edge of the box.

1504: GOAL Celtic 1-0 Hamilton

Georgios Samaras' long wait for a goal is over as he skips away from Martin Canning and lifts the ball past goalkeeper Sean Murdoch and into the net.

1500: And we're off!

1457: Team news from today's matches:

Celtic: Boruc, Hinkel, Caldwell, McManus, O'Dea, Nakamura, Scott Brown, Crosas, McGeady, Samaras, McDonald.
Subs: Fox, Wilson, Loovens, McCourt, Mizuno, Vennegoor of Hesselink, Ferry.

Hamilton: Murdoch, Gibson, McLaughlin, Canning, Easton, Neil, McCarthy, McArthur, Evans, Mills, Thomas.
Subs: Potter, Deuchar, Swailes, Lyle, McClenahan, Quinn, Asamoah.

Referee: B Winter

Hearts: Balogh, Neilson, Zaliukas, Karipidis, Lee Wallace, Obua, Stewart, Palazuelos, Driver, Aguiar, Elliot.
Subs: MacDonald, Tullberg, Nade, Cesnauskis, Jonsson, McGowan, Templeton.

Kilmarnock: Combe, Murray, Ford, Lilley, Hay, Taouil, Pascali, Hamill, Fernandez, Invincibile, Kyle.
Subs: Rascle, Wright, Gibson, Skelton, O'Leary, Flannigan, Anson.

Referee: D Somers

Inverness CT: Fraser, Tokely, Djebi-Zadi, Mihadjuks, Munro, Proctor, Black, Kerr, Foran, Imrie, Morais.
Subs: Wilson, Rooney, Barrowman, Duncan, Hastings, Duff, Odhiambo.

St Mirren: Howard, Ross, Cuthbert, Potter, Camara, Dorman, Thomson, Brady, Mason, Mehmet, Dargo.
Subs: Mathers, Haining, Hamilton, Barron, McAusland, McGinn, Quinn.

Referee: W Collum

Motherwell: Graeme Smith, Quinn, McLean, Reynolds, Hammell, O'Brien, Lasley, Hughes, McGarry, Clarkson, Sutton.
Subs: Krysiak, Malcolm, Sheridan, Darren Smith, Murphy, Fitzpatrick, Hutchinson.

Aberdeen: Langfield, Mair, Severin, Considine, Foster, McDonald, Young, Jamie Smith, Mulgrew, Miller, Maguire.
Subs: Bossu, Vidal, Duff, Aluko, Stewart, Paton, Crawford.

Referee: C Allan

1453: At the Caledonian Stadium, Inverness continue their fight against relegation with a home clash versus St Mirren, who are only two points above the Highlanders.

The Buddies have won the two previous clashes between the two sides during the current campaign.

1451: Aberdeen are looking for a third successive victory over Motherwell, who have yet to score against the Dons this season.

The result of today's match at Fir Park could have major implications for the race for Europe and top six places.

1443: Kilmarnock have not won a league match in 2009 but were victors at Tynecastle earlier this season and will be looking for another success in Edinburgh.

Third-place Hearts won the last meeting of the two sides at Rugby Park and have the opportunity to put more distance between themselves and Dundee United, who of course drew with Hibernian in the lunchtime kick-off.

1441: Celtic host Hamilton with the reigning SPL champions hoping to preserve a 100% record over Billy Reid's side this season.

Accies suffered a 4-0 reverse at Celtic Park in the early part of the season but ran Gordon Strachan's team close in their next encounter at New Douglas Park, Celtic coming from behind to win 2-1.

1436: Hello all. We're now counting down to kick-off time in Saturday's four remaining SPL fixtures. My thanks to David McDaid for guiding us through a pulsating draw at Tannadice.

By David McDaid

1431:

What a whirlwind start by Hibs, but if Dundee United had lost it would have been a travesty of justice. And remember - they had a penalty saved as well.

Stay with us - the rest of the day's play is coming up on BBC Radio Scotland and here online.

I'm going to hand the reins over to Andy Campbell who'll ride this clockwatch horse over the finishing line!

Brace yourself, 'Cambo', Sharpy's going to give you a torrid time with his feather duster.

1430: "What a pulsating afternoon we've had here at Tannadice. It was exceptional." BBC Radio Scotland commentator Liam McLeod.

No arguments here! It was a fantastic game.

1429: FULL-TIME: Dundee United 2-2 Hibernian

1428: Lee Wilkie clutches his head in frustration after directing a header wide of the post.

1427: Nearly into the fifth minute of stoppage time now! United are pressing for a winner...

1426: GOAL! Dundee United 2-2 Hibernian

And from their last corner United equalise in stoppage time!!!! It was straight out of the playground rather than the training ground.

A real scramble in the six yard box and eventually David Goodwillie slides in to score. Amazing stuff - and it's not over!!!!

1425: Corner after corner after corner for United!

1423: Hibs's Polish goalie is covered in muck after an afternoon of heroics - including a nice big 'dod' on his shiny noggin.

1420: Szamotulski saves again! From Sandaza again! This time a header.

1417: With time ticking away Francisco Sandaza forces another fine stop from the Hibs keeper - who is on hand to deal with the resulting corner.
Szamotuslki's had a blinder against his former club.

1414: As Hibs cling on with their fingernails BBC Radio Scotland pundit Craig Paterson opines: "Great spirit and great battling from Hibs, but they need someone to get their foot on the ball and make a couple of passes."

1411: Hibs boss Mixu Paatelainen is clearly worried - he's taken off forward Derek Riordan for defender-cum-midfielder Ian Murray.

1410: "Hibs are sitting quite deep at the moment." BBC Radio Scotland commentator Liam McLeod is a master of understatement .

1407: Sol Bamba makes way for David van Zanten. Hibs' Ivorian defender has had a tough week after the sad events during his country's match against Malawi. He's also been run ragged today in an unfamiliar full-back role.

1406: "The Hibs fans will be looking on biting their nails right now." BBC Radio Scotland commentator Liam McLeod.

1403: It's all hands to the pump for Hibs in defence. United are throwing nearly everyone forward.

1402: In Dundee, Kenneth is keen to add to his first goal of the season, but he's caught just under Conway's free-kick. Danger averted.

1359: It's all gone a bit quiet on My Sport

But beachend has no sympathy for the so-called booze brothers of Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor : "If they were that sorry about it all, that is how they should of been before their infant behaviour on Wednesday night," adding Scotland will not miss its former captain.

What do you think? My Sport

1357: Hibs midfielder John 'Squiggler' Rankin steps up to hit a free-kick, but it's better described as 'dribbler' than 'squiggler'.

1353: "Dundee United can smell an equaliser." BBC Radio Scotland commentator Liam McLeod.

It's got to be coming. It's amazing how this game has swung round. Hibs were 2-0 up after 10 minutes and it looked like they were going to absolutely rip United apart. Now they're hanging on for their lead. Great entertainment though!

1350: Back to more important matters at Tannadice, and United are laying siege to the Hibs penalty area.
Prince Buaben cracks a shot in from 25 yards that had Szamotulksi scrambling to push wide.

It's ALL Dundee United right now!

1348: Speaking of betting... I've had another three picks for the National sweepstake...
Irish Invader (25-1)
Big Fella Thanks (22-1)
Can't Buy Time (50-1)

1347: Kenneth is the target again as the Terrors press again. Who would bet against the comeback for United?

1346: "Absolutely brilliant ball in by Paul Dixon and in came Gary Kenneth to head home. We now have a match on at Tannadice." BBC Scotland pundit Craig Paterson

1345: GOAL! Dundee United 1-2 Hibernian

Gary Kenneth gets the home side right back into the match with a header from six yards. That's deserved, I think.

1340: A couple of minutes of the half played and 'Man Mountain' Lee Wilkie pops up at the back post to volley just wide for United.

Li'l Lewis Stevenson had the unenviable task of policing Wilkie. Miss-match or what?

1339: We're back playing at Tanandice.

You may have noticed a delay in the updates... We've had our greatest minds working on the problem and normal service has been resumed, you'll be glad to know. Apologies for that.

1329: In between raids with his new tickling stick Sharpy has organised the office Grand National sweepstake.
For my £2 I have drawn the fabulous prospect of 150-1 shot Kelami . (Sigh)

1325: That comment by Glenn_Quagmire on My Sport reminds me... Don't you think that the Family Guy lothario bears more than a passing resemblance to BBC Scotland TV presenter David Currie ???

Check out Sportscene Results after from 1635 on BBC 1 Scotland and you'll see I'm right!

1322: HALF-TIME: Dundee United 0-2 Hibernian

A cracking first half at Tannadice. Hibs should really have had about five goals in the first 20 minutes, but Dundee United finish strongly, and they missed a penalty to boot.

1318: "What a day so far. I wouldn't be surprised if that big horsey race gets re-named the Grand Nishonal," says Glenn_Quagmire on My Sport

Like what you've done there Glenn. Giggity, giggity, giggity! Nish has proven he's no donkey this afternoon. Boom-boom!

1316: "Hibs need to tighten things up in the midfield. Dundee United are getting to much space down our left side. Riordan needs to sit back a bit more," thinks Macker100 on My Sport

One thing's for sure, Hibs will be glad to get in at the break with their two-goal lead intact. United are looking rejuvenated.

There's four minutes of stoppage time to go, though.

1311: At this point I'd like to tell you about Clockwatch Guru, David 'Doddy' Sharp....
He's procured a colourful 'tickling stick' from somewhere in the office, and has tried to put me off my stride by sticking it in my face. Cheers, Sharpy... but get the photo gallery up!!

1310: That penalty miss must have been deflating, but Dundee United are coming back into the game.

1308: Another contentious moment there in the Hibs box. The ball rebounds off Rob Jones' arm, but the referee says the ball played him. Jones' arm was rising as the ball hit it though.

1307: 1306: "What a difference that save could make to the game. At 2-1 United would have been right back in it, but Hibs still have that precious two-goal cushion." BBC Radio Scotland pundit Craig Paterson

1304: Dundee United PENALTY saved by Grzegorz Szamotulski!!!

Chris Hogg climbed all over Warren Feeney, Craig Conway steps up but the (other) Polish keeper pushes wide.

That was a fantastic chance for United to get back into a game which looked to be escaping them.

1302: ANOTHER chance for Hibs! Nish turns provider with a great ball to the back post, but Steven Fletcher inexplicably slides in with his left foot when the right was the better option.

1301: Dundee United's James Wesolowski picks up a yellow card for diving in the box... although Rob Jones might actually have caught him.

1258: "Oh God, a Colin Nish hat-trick on the cards. Lets hope George Burley isn't watching or he will be the lone striker for our next international match."says John - Is that another squiggler?? hahaha on My Sport

Well... the national team boss is indeed in the crowd. Nish for Scotland anyone?

1257: "That should've been Nish's hat-trick there." BBC Radio Scotland pundit Craig Paterson.

1256: At Tannadice Nish spurns an excellent chance to score again for Hibs. The former Kilmarnock forward has a free header from six yards but can only head down and wide. Judging by the way play is going he should get a few more chances before the afternoon's done.

1253: So, a slight diversion to Rangers story... fiftytwoandcounting on My Sport says:"Ferguson was taking us nowhere, and it isn't coincidence that since Thomson's injury we haven't been that good."

Keep your opinions coming.

1251: "What a brilliant start. 2 goals in the first 10 minutes,"says Macker100 on My Sport

1250: "Dundee United are at sixes and sevens at the moment." BBC Radio Scotland commentator Liam McLeod at Tannadice.

1248: Zaluska palms Nish's volley wide! He was so close to that third goal after barely 15 minutes! Great save by the Pole, but Hibs are running rampant!

1247: Nish has never scored a hat-trick for Hibs. He's looking good for one today. And the United defence seem to be eager to help him.

1243: "How cool is Colin Nish? After smashing one in from 25 yards he just rolls in his and Hibernian's second." BBC Radio Scotland pundit Craig Paterson at Tannadice.

1242: GOAL! Dundee United 0-2 Hibernian

Nish again! Not quite as spectacular as the first, a simple side-footer from six yards. What a start to this match.

1240: The ball hardly spun after it left the beanpole striker's right boot - and seemed to accelerate as is fizzed past the Polish keeper.

1239: What a goal that was!!! Colin Nish picked up a loose ball from Feeney and absolutely HAMMERED it past Lukasz Zaluska from all of 25 yards.

1238: GOAL! Dundee United 0-1 Hibernian

1237: And Daly's off after around four minutes. Warren Feeney is the man to take his place up front.

Let's hope Daly's injury isn't too serious.

1235: Hibs' Alan O'Brien lets Craig Conway know he's got his card marked with hard tackle early on.

And the stretcher's on already! Jon Daly of Dundee United is flat out on the ground, clutching his head in despair.

Daly's had lots of problems with his knee over the last season or so.

1233: A few minutes late, but we're under way at Tannadice! Watching on from the stand is none other than the Scotland manager George Burley.

1228: Okay, so what do you make of what's happened with Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor?
Banned for life from playing for Scotland, suspended without pay for two weeks at Rangers... and rumblings about their long term futures at the Glasgow club.

Do you think it's a case of just deserts, or overreaction? My Sport

1226: So what do you make of the teams? Tell us here: My Sport

1225: TEAMS

Dundee United: Zaluska, Dillon, Wilkie, Kenneth, Dixon, Wesolowski, Buaben, Gomis, Conway, Daly, Sandaza.
Subs: McGovern, Caddis, Feeney, David Robertson, Swanson, Kovacevic, Goodwillie.

Hibernian: Szamotulski, Bamba, Hogg, Jones, Stevenson, Riordan, Rankin, Rosa, O'Brien, Nish, Fletcher.
Subs: Ma-Kalambay, van Zanten, Murray, Keenan, Thicot, Chisholm, Johansson.

Referee: Eddie Smith

1219: Mixu Paatelainen's come in for plenty of stick this season, but the Hibs boss has every reason to look smug this afternoon after picking up the Manager of the Month award for March.

His counterpart Craig Levein says he hopes the 'Manager of the Month curse' will strike the Finn today.

1217: So a decent match in prospect at Tannadice. Only Four points separate the teams, and a quick look at results this season show both have one victory each. Both times the home team has come out on top. Could be a close one.

Although, maybe now I've said that there'll be four goals in it.

1211: Good afternoon one and all!

Well, well, well... What. A. Week!!

There's been a little bit of everything - disappointment for Scotland in Amsterdam, joy against Iceland, and a bit fat slice of scandal topped with a hefty dollop of outrage.

You'd be forgiven for forgetting that there are actually five SPL matches on today.

First up, I'll be on hand to take you through Dundee United against Hibernian.

The Terrors would climb into a Europa League spot should they win - but they'll have a tough job against an in-form Hibs side.

Please send in your comments on today's action, and your opinions on 'booze-gate' to My Sport or by text on 80295

Oh! And I'd be really grateful if you could give me a tip for the Grand National. Please?



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