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Celtic sign Hinkel from Sevilla
German full-back Andreas Hinkel
Full-back Hinkel moved to Sevilla in the summer of 2006
Celtic have completed the signing of Andreas Hinkel from the Spanish side Sevilla for a fee of around £1.9m.

The 25-year-old German right-back has signed a contract which ties him to the Scottish champions until 2011.

"I am delighted to sign for Celtic Football Club and am really looking forward to joining up with my new team-mat ... Read more »

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REFEREES AND ASSISTANTS CONFIRMED FOR 2008 FIFA LIST


Thursday, 03 Jan 2008

In the latter part of December, FIFA confirmed to the SFA that all the Referee Committee’s nominations for inclusion in the 2008 List of International Referees and Assistant Referees had been accepted.

The officials are:

Referees

Iain Brines
William Collum
Douglas McDonald
Calum Murray
Charlie Richmond
Craig Thomson

Assistant Referees

Francis Andrews
James Bee
Willie Conquer
Martin Cryans
Alan Cunningham
George Drummond
Gordon Middleton
Stuart Macaulay
Tom Murphy
Keith Sorbie

Stuart Dougal retired after 11 years service as a FIFA referee at the end of December due to his reaching the age limit of 45 years. The Referee Committee chose, on this occasion, not to submit a nomination in his place but will return to submitting seven referee nominations in the future.

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HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN LOSE APPEAL ON ZALIUKAS SENDING OFF


Friday, 04 Jan 2008

Heart of Midlothian has lost a Claim of Wrongful Dismissal which it had submitted late this afternoon in respect of the sending off of its player Marius Zaliukas in the club’s match against Dundee United on Wednesday.

The player had been sent off for violent conduct towards Dundee United’s Lee Wilkie by referee Alan Freeland.

In accordance with the provisions for Claims of Wrongful Dismissal, the referee is given the opportunity to review the circumstances of the sending off. Alan Freeland has indicated that he is content with his decision to send the player off. The Claim is therefore dismissed.

Zaliukas is automatically suspended for Heart of Midlothian’s home match against Kilmarnock tomorrow. The player has also incurred a fixed suspension of two matches commencing from 16th January.
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Family and fans mourn O'Donnell
Guard of honour at funeral
The Motherwell youth team formed the guard of honour
Hundreds of sporting figures and fans gathered for the funeral of footballer Phil O'Donnell, who died after a match on Saturday.

The 35-year-old Motherwell captain collapsed during a match against Dundee United and was pronounced dead a short time later in Wishaw General Hospital.

A post-mortem examination revealed he had died from heart f ... Read more »

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Hutton rejects move to Tottenham
Alan Hutton
Hutton has been in superb form for Rangers this season
Rangers and Scotland full-back Alan Hutton's decision to turn down a move to Tottenham has "delighted" his club manager Walter Smith.

The Scottish club accepted a bid of about £8m from the Premier League club for the 23-year-old but he decided to reject the move on Thursday evening.

"We received a bid that was reluctantly accepted, but the player h ... Read more »

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