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Summary

  1. Rooney nets 27th Dons goal of the season
  2. Rangers beat Dumbarton in Championship
  3. Falkirk beat Hibs through Craig Sibbald goal
  4. Bairns set up final against Celtic/Inverness

Live Reporting

By Colin Moffat and Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

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That's all from me. Enjoy the rest of your Saturday evening.

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes

"I thought we were very comfortable. We scored a very good goal."

Please join us on Sunday for live coverage of Inverness Caledonian v Celtic, the second Scottish Cup semi-final which will decide who faces Falkirk in the final.

So, another busy day of Scottish football action draws to a close but there's more to come tomorrow...

Scottish Championship

Second-place Rangers open up a four-point lead over Hibernian, who play their game in hand against Livingston on Wednesday.

Queen of the South are not quite assured the final play-off place following their draw with Alloa Athletic. Queens lead Falkrik by five points with two rounds of fixtures remaining.

At the bottom, second-bottom Alloa are now four clear of Livi and within a point of Cowdenbeath.

League One round-up

It's all set up for a fabulous finale in the third tier, with just one point separating Stranraer, Morton and Forfar in the top three places.

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Scottish League Two

Annan Athletic 2-1 East Fife

Arbroath 1-1 Queen's Park

Clyde 2-3 Albion Rovers

East Stirlingshire 0-4 Berwick Rangers

Montrose 2-1 Elgin City

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Scottish League One

Airdrieonians 2-0 Ayr United

Brechin City 3-0 Dunfermline

Peterhead 1-0 Forfar Athletic

Stirling Albion 0-2 Greenock Morton

Stranraer 3-2 Stenhousemuir

CHAMPAGNE MOMENT

Albion Roversare the League Two champions, coming from 2-0 down at Clyde to win. Closest challengers Queen's Park drew 1-1 at Arbroath.

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Scottish Championship

Alloa Athletic 2-2 Queen of the South

Dumbarton 1-3 Rangers

Hearts 2-1 Raith Rovers

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Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee United

Aberdeen ensure European football next season with victory over Dundee United, courtesy of Adam Rooney's first-half goal.

RED CARD

Alloa 2-2 Queen of the South

The Doonhamers lose goalscorer Mark Millar for the last few minutes as the midfielder is sent packing for pushing his head into Alloa's Michael Doyle.

League One update

Forfar are still trailing at Peterhead and they will drop from first to third if they don't find a way back. Stranraer are on their way to top spot, with a 3-1 lead over Stenhousemuir but Morton, who are beating Stirling Albion, will be level on points.

Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee Utd

Aberdeen have a breakaway and Adam Rooney is in on goal following Jonny Hayes' pass but John Souttar makes a superb saving tackle.

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Time running down now...

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HITS THE WOODWORK

Hearts 2-1 Raith Rovers

Hearts strike the frame of the goal again as Gary Oliver's shot hits the foot of goalkeeper David McGurn before spinning against the post.

Scottish League Two update

Albion Rovers have come from two goals down to lead Clyde 3-2 with Gary Fisher netting. Rovers will be champions if they win and Queen's Park, who are currently losing to Arbroath, drop points.

HITS THE WOODWORK

Hearts 2-1 Raith Rovers

The home side go close to restoring their earlier two-goal cushion as Jamie Walker rattles the post with a curling shot.

Jason Thompson and Kevin McHattie
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Title winners Hearts lead Raith Rovers 2-1 in the Scottish Championship

Sportscene will start shortly on BBC Two Scotland with a round-up of today's results. You can watch it here via the 'Live Coverage' tab.

RED CARD

Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee United

The home side are down to 10 men as Barry Robson is sent off after catching Calum Butcher with a stray elbow.

GOAL

Alloa 2-2 Queen of the South (Buchanan)

Alloa's Iain Flannigan feeds Liam Buchanan who cuts inside to strike a low shot in at Zander Clark's near post. That's 15 this season for Buchanan.

GOAL

Hearts 2-1 Raith Rovers (Elliot)

Former Jambo Calum Elliot reduces the deficit at Tynecastle and does that no-celebration thing...

League Two update

Albion Rovers are now level at Clyde after trailing 2-0. A win for the Coatbridge side could see them wrap up the title today.

Rangers players celebrating
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Ryan Hardie (far right) is congratulated by his Rangers team-mates after his second of the day at Dumbarton. The visitors currently lead 3-1

League One update

Morton don't take long to double their lead at Forthbank thanks to Declan McManus, who does well to turn and find the bottom corner with a shot.

Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee Utd

United doing their best to make the Aberdeen lead look fragile at Pittodrie. Moments ago, Chris Erskine weaved his way into a promising position before testing goalkeeper Scott Brown.

League One update

The title race is really heating up as Jamie McCluskey fires Morton ahead at already-relegated Stirling Albion.

GOAL

Hearts 2-0 Raith Rovers (El Hassnaoui)

Callum Paterson does well to win possession and set up Soufian El Hassnaoui, who drills a shot beyond the goalkeeper.

GOAL

Alloa 1-2 Queen of the South (Millar)

The Doonhamers net a quick-fire second after great counter-attacking play by Danny Carmichael, whose pinpoint cross from the right is controlled excellently by Mark Millar before the former Dundee United midfielder hits a composed left-footed finish.

If the visitors hold on to their lead, they will book their place in the play-offs.

GOAL

Dumbarton 1-3 Rangers (Vuckic)

Stunning strike by Haris Vuckic to extend Rangers' lead. The on-loan Newcastle player cut in from the right on his left foot and unleashed a vicious drive high past Danny Rogers to perhaps put the game beyond Ian Murray's side.

GOAL

Alloa 1-1 Queen of the South (Lyle)

Queen of the South's top scorer Derek Lyle notches his 19th of the season low into the left corner from the penalty spot after Alloa's Kyle Benedictus tripped Danny Carmichael.

GOAL

Dumbarton 1-2 Rangers (Hardie)

This is turning into a dream first start for Ryan Hardie as he hooks the ball over his head and past the diving Danny Rogers from Lee Wallace's cross, putting Rangers in front for the first time.

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KICK-OFF

Matches resuming around the country.

Adam Rooney scores for Aberdeen against Dundee United
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Adam Rooney's 27th goal of the season gave Aberdeen the lead against Dundee United

You can now watch highlights of Falkirk's win over Hibernian in the Scottish Cup semi-final using the 'Highlights' tab. There, you can also access post-match interviews with both managers.