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Summary

  1. Victories for Celtic, Dundee Utd & Dundee
  2. Hamilton find late goal to draw 3-3 with Partick
  3. Spartans beat Clyde in Scottish Cup
  4. Dundee Utd v Aberdeen, Celtic v Rangers in League Cup semis

Live Reporting

By Colin Moffat

All times stated are UK

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TERRORS GO TOP

Dundee United beat St Mirren 3-0
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That's all from me folks. Congratulations to Dundee United for moving to the summit of the Premiership.

It's tight at the top though, with only two points covering the leading four teams.

Ross County are at home to Aberdeen on Monday night. Please join us again for that one. Enjoy the rest of your Saturday.

Rangers manager Ally McCoist tells reporters at Dumbarton that his club did indeed offer goalkeeper Craig Gordon a contract when he was training and recovering from injury at Murray Park.

This differs from this morning's press reports in which the Celtic goalie says he was not offered a deal by Rangers. McCoist added that he has not heard from Gordon since his time at Rangers' training facility.

The draw for the Scottish Cup fourth round will be on Monday afternoon. Spartans will be in the hat after a great win over Clyde.

Hurlford and Bo'ness are still alive after draws today, while Brora Rangers will be representing the Highland League.

The last time Celtic and Rangers met was in April 2012, with Charlie Mulgrew, Kris Commons and Gary Hooper on target in a comfortable league victory for Celtic.

Aberdeen are, of course, the League Cup holders, while Dundee United last lifted the trophy way back in 1980.

LEAGUE CUP SEMI FINAL DRAW

Dundee United v Aberdeen

Celtic v Rangers

Those ties will be played on 31 January and 1 February.

It's not be confirmed but both ties are likely to be played at Hampden, which should be back to normal by then after all the Commonwealth Games shenanigans.

Join the debate at #bbcscotfootball

Donald Cameron ‏on Twitter: "@BBCSportScot huge tie and the Glasgow Derby could be interesting too."

Alan Beattie ‏on Twitter: "@BBCSportScot Aberdeen V Celtic final... coyr"

Derek Bell ‏on Twitter: "@BBCSportScot not everyone is obsessed with the Old Firm playing. How does it lift all of Scottish football?"

Vicky C on Twitter: "@BBCSportScot cant wait birthday weekend in Glasgow once again with football combined lets wait and see how it goes :)"

SPLstats on Twitter: "The last 5 League Cup meetings of Aberdeen and Dundee Utd have come at the semi-final stage."

Celtic manager Ronny Deila on BBC Radio Scotland

Giving his reaction to the League Cup draw...

"It's going to be fantastic. I'm really looking forward to it but it's three months away, so maybe a little early to be talking about it. We will be ready.

"We are favourites in every game we play in Scotland. We are used to that."

BBC Radio Scotland reporter Chris McLaughlin tells listeners there was a huge cheer from the Celtic dressing room when the draw was made.

Dundee United, first out of the tombola, are top dogs in the Premiership tonight after a comfortable win over St Mirren. Hamilton drop a place to second and Celtic creep up to third place.

LEAGUE CUP SEMI FINAL DRAW

Dundee United v Aberdeen

Celtic v Rangers

Tasty...

Hamilton just never know when to quit - as Partick Thistle will testify to. The Accies were 2-0 up midway through the first half only for the Jags to come roaring back and get in front. However, the spoils were shared when Tony Andreu found the net after 94 minutes.

Hamilton did something similar at Firhill earlier in the season, scoring twice to win after going behind on 85 minutes.

Rangers made it past Dumbarton in the Scottish Cup thanks to a goal from Kris Boyd. They are also in the League Cup, with the semi-final draw coming up shortly. Celtic, Aberdeen and Dundee United complete the line-up.

FULL-TIME

SCOTTISH CUP

Annan Athletic 3-2 Livingston

Arbroath 2-1 Nairn County

Ayr United 1-1 Alloa Athletic

Dumbarton 0-1 Rangers

East Fife 2-3 Berwick Rangers

Edinburgh City 2-3 Brora Rangers

Elgin City 4-4 Bo'ness United

Forfar Athletic 1-3 Cowdenbeath

Greenock Morton 0-0 Airdrieonians

Peterhead 0-1 Stranraer

Queen's Park 1-2 Albion Rovers

Spartans FC 2-0 Clyde

Stenhousemuir 1-2 Brechin City

FULL-TIME

SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP

Celtic 1-0 Inverness CT

Dundee Utd 3-0 St Mirren

Kilmarnock 1-3 Dundee

Hamilton 3-3 Partick Thistle

GOAL

Hamilton Academical 3-3 Partick Thistle (Andreu)

Amazing! Deep into stoppage-time Accies grab a share of the spoils, with Tony Andreu drilling a shot low past Scott Fox.

Celtic 1-0 Inverness CT

Hang on. Inverness come again and Celtic goalie Lukasz Zaluska saves a hesitant effort from Inverness striker Billy McKay. The polish keeper then pulls off a much better stop to deny Carl Tremarco.

Celtic 1-0 Inverness CT

Gary Warren nods the ball down from an Inverness corner to the back post and his team-mate Carl Tremarco heads perhaps the visitors' final chance over the crossbar.

GOAL

Kilmarnock 1-3 Dundee (Stewart)

Greg Stewart nets his second goal of the match to seal it for the visitors. Killie keeper Craig Samson charges up for a corner and after missing his attempted header, has to race back to his goal as Dundee break. Jamie Hamill gets back to clear the initial effort, but Stewart is there to apply the finishing touch from the rebound.

GREAT SAVE!

Kilmarnock 1-2 Dundee

Kilmarnock substitute Rory McKenzie almost draws his side level late on but his effort is brilliantly saved by Dundee keeper Scott Bain.

The visiting keeper is at again moments later, thwarting Robbie Muirhead with another great stop.

Scottish Cup latest

Stenhousemuir 1-2 Brechin

Annan 3-2 Livingston

Arbroath 2-1 Nairn County

Celtic 1-0 Inverness CT

Aaron Doran, on as a substitute for Ross Draper, goes close for Inverness as they push for a leveller and Greg Tansey fires the rebound over the Celtic crossbar.

Hamilton Academical 2-3 Partick Thistle

Partick Thistle Christie Elliott (left) scores his side's third goal of the game
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There's no stopping that! Partick Thistle Christie Elliott hammers in his side's third goal of the game.

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Spartans FC ‏on Twitter: "10 minutes to go. Lots of football still to be played. Be bold Spartans, be bold! #believe #defytheodds #bbcscotfootball"

The Lowland League side are 2-0 up on Clyde in the Scottish Cup. Bully Wee boss Barry Ferguson has just been banished from the dugout.

Scottish Cup latest

Elgin 4-4 Bo'ness United

Edinburgh City 2-3 Brora Rangers

GOAL

Dundee United 3-0 St Mirren (Telfer)

Charlie Telfer coolly slots home from Aidan Connolly's pass to further extend United's lead. The hosts are on easy street now and on course for top spot in the Premiership.

GOAL

Hamilton Academical 2-3 Partick Thistle (Elliott)

Incredible scenes at New Douglas Park and the travelling fans are going bananas as Christie Elliott lashes the ball beyond Michael McGovern. The Jags were 2-0 down, remember.

GOAL

Kilmarnock 1-2 Dundee (Eremenko)

Finnish playmaker Alexei Eremenko drags Kilmarnock back into the game with a left foot finish from close range. It should be a cracking final 10 minutes at Rugby Park.

Celtic 1-0 Inverness CT

Ross Draper and Scott Brown
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It's a no-holds barred battle in midfield at Celtic Park as Inverness Caley Thistle's Ross Draper takes off in a challenge with home skipper Scott Brown.

Dundee United 2-0 St Mirren

United youngster Aidan Connolly really fancies a goal today. He cuts in from the left and tries to beat Marian Kello but his shot deflects up and wide of the far post.

Scottish Cup latest

Elgin 4-3 Bo'ness Utd

Spartans 2-0 Clyde

Annan 3-1 Livingston

East Fife 2-3 Berwick

Peterhead 0-1 Stranraer

Stenhousemuir 1-1 Brechin

GOAL

Hamilton Academical 2-2 Partick Thistle (Craigen)

Partick Thistle are level as James Craigan finds the net after being played in by Steven Lawless.

Dundee United 2-0 St Mirren

Stuart Armstrong threatens to show his form of last season as he races away on the left-hand side into the box only to slide the ball across the face of goal and out for a goal kick.

Kilmarnock 0-2 Dundee

Dundee ago close to extending their lead as Martin Boyle lines up an effort and unleashes a cracking strike that drifts narrowly wide of Craig Samson's goal.

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James Leask ‏on Twitter: "Weather in Malibu last night was akin to a Tuesday night at Tannadice, now in mcdonalds to bump the wifi. Mon the terrors. #bbcscotfootball"

Other fast food outlets with 'bumpable wi-fi' are available...

Celtic 1-0 Inverness CT

Out of nowhere, Celtic striker Anthony Stokes picks up possession 25 yards out, turns and bangs a dipping shot at goal that almost catches out Dean Brill, who eventually tames the ball as it wriggles through his limbs.

Kilmarnock 0-2 Dundee

Dundee lead 2-0 at Rugby Park
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Dundee are looking good at Rugby Park. That practice session on Forfar's artificial surface appears to have paid off.

Celtic 1-0 Inverness CT

Celtic are on course to make it four home wins in 10 days, following the Europa League victory over Astra, last weekend's league win over Kilmarnock and the League Cup quarter-final drubbing of Partick Thistle.

Scottish Cup latest

Elgin 3-3 Bo'ness United

The Junior side have come roaring back from 3-0 down...

GOAL

Dundee United 2-0 St Mirren (Ciftci)

Dundee United move further ahead as Nadir Ciftci is on hand to bury the rebound after Aidan Connolly's header is saved.

Hamilton Academical 2-1 Partick Thistle

"Partick Thistle have started the second half the way they started the first - putting Hamilton under pressure - but they need to score the next goal," says BBC Scotland's Rob MacLean.

Celtic 1-0 Inverness CT

BBC Scotland pundit Pat Bonner

"The tempo is up and the goal has given John Guidetti confidence because every time he gets the ball he is looking to score. What I like about Guidetti is that he sees little passes all around him. John Hughes will be annoyed that his players switched off."