Jim McInally insists Scottish football “deserves an explanation” after Hearts’ punishment for fielding an ineligible player in the League Cup.
Celtic began their Ladbrokes Premiership title defence in style with a convincing 3-1 victory over Livingston at Parkhead.
Hearts have turned down a bid from Rangers for striker Kyle Lafferty, according to reports.
Dons boss Derek McInnes will make a decision on Polish trialist Krystian Nowak before the Euro tie with Burnley.
Hearts boss Craig Levein is ready to make the most of the Tyncecastle side’s Betfred Cup reprieve.
Hearts have today been docked two points and fined £10,000 (£8,000 of which is suspended) for fielding an ineligible player against Cove Rangers in the Betfred Cup group stage.
Hearts boss Craig Levein says the Jambos have to accept whatever punishment they are given after admitting to fielding an ineligible player against Cove Rangers.
Peterhead will take inspiration from last season’s humbling of Hearts as they aim to keep their League Cup dream alive.
Connor Scully insists Cove Rangers can cause Hearts problems in tonight’s League Cup clash.
Cove boss Sheran hopes for repeat of Montrose win in Eighties as he relishes another bite at Premiership Hearts
John Sheran has beaten Hearts in the League Cup as a player and would love to do it again as a manager.
Aberdeen have taken Polish centre-back Krystian Nowak in on trial as boss Derek McInnes looks to bolster his defence.
Cove Rangers boss John Sheran says it’s “great” to face Hearts at home in their first competitive game at the new Balmoral Stadium.
Cove Rangers will take on Hearts in their first competitive match at the new Balmoral Stadium.
Aaron Hughes will weigh up whether to retire after Northern Ireland’s friendly with Costa Rica knowing he would disappoint his daughter if he called it a day.
It’s been tough for big Sam Cosgrove but he will have a better memory of a first full debut says Dons boss McInnes
Dons boss Derek McInnes is confident January signing Sam Cosgrove has eradicated memories of a nightmare debut with an impressive first start.
Willie Miller: Cracker in store as Hibs come north to take on Dons with bids for second spot still in balance
I was at two games this weekend, and they’ve set up a potential cracker on Saturday.
Boss Derek McInnes today warned their Premiership rivals the Dons can beat anyone in the scrap to finish runners-up.
ANALYSIS: Dons throw down the gauntlet to Rangers and Hibs as battle of nerves starts for second spot
Aberdeen piled the pressure on Rangers and Hibs in a race for second that will be decided as much by nerves as football quality.
Boss Derek McInnes accepts Aberdeen will have to break their winless drought against the Old Firm and Hearts this season to secure second spot.
Aberdeen winger Niall McGinn is set to return from injury for Friday’s Premiership clash with Hearts at Pittodrie.
Stewards took action against five Dons supporters at a key football game earlier this month, a new report shows.
The 41-year-old started out with Aberdeen before two prolific spells with Inverness Caley Thistle.
Former Don Steven MacLean is hoping to play an important role on and off the pitch after it was confirmed he would be joining Hearts at the end of the season.
Willie Miller on Dons semi team selection struggles and his sympathy for SPFL over Premiership split
Derek must put thinking cap on ahead of semi Derek McInnes has a team selection dilemma ahead of the Scottish Cup semi-final.
Willie Miller: Tynecastle horrors need to be put in past – Scottish Cup is what matters for Aberdeen
Aberdeen had no creative spark in Saturday’s game at Tynecastle.
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes hopes his Reds can “right a few wrongs” in their Scottish Cup semi-final against Motherwell after their Tynecastle horror show.
A first-half Hearts onslaught saw Aberdeen lose 2-0 – and hand second place back to Rangers going into the Premiership split.
Dons boss Derek McInnes has challenged his players to head for Hampden on a high by beating Hearts today.
Aberdeen’s Logan: Hat’s off to our lads. The run of form is improving – now we’re ready for Tynecastle test
Aberdeen right-back Shay Logan reckons confidence is running high in the Dons’ backline and throughout the team ahead of today’s trip to Hearts.
Aberdeen striker Adam Rooney aims to book a Scottish Cup final berth on the back of vaulting back up to second spot in the Premiership table.