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Summary

  1. Mikey Devlin nets winner for Hamilton
  2. Accies' Darian MacKinnon sent off for second yellow
  3. Dons' Adam Rooney hit post with header
  4. Hamilton move off bottom
  5. Championship: Ayr Utd 1-0 Raith Rovers
  6. Midfielder Stevenson in goal for Raith

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

That's all for now

Back tomorrow...

Plenty of drama tonight with Aberdeen sustaining a surprise loss at Hamilton while midfielder Ryan Stevenson kept goal for Raith Rovers in their defeat by Ayr United.

More Premiership and Championship tomorrow evening, please join us then.

Ayr close gap on Raith

FT: Ayr United 1-0 Raith Rovers

Kenny Crawford

BBC Sport Scotland at Somerset Park

Ninth-placed Ayr are now only one point behind the Kirkcaldy men after a first win in 16 attempts in the league.

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What's next?

Scottish Cup - 4 & 5 March

Hamilton Academical and Aberdeen take a break from Premiership action this weekend to take part in the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup.

Accies visit Rangers on Saturday at lunchtime and the Dons are at home to Partick Thistle on Sunday afternoon - that latter match is live on BBC One Scotland.

Ayr - winners tonight against Raith Rovers - visit holders Hibernian in Saturday's other tie and Celtic host St Mirren on Sunday at lunchtime.

All four of this weekend's ties will be covered on BBC Radio Scotland and the BBC Sport website.

McInnes' 'pride' despite loss

FT: Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes: "A lot of pride in the performance.

"We found ourselves in a difficult situation. I thought we dominated the game.

"Hamilton defended well in their box.

"We didn't go under, we kept taking responsibility. Sometimes you don't get what you deserve."

Ryan Jack and Derek McInnes
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'Quite astonishing'

FT: Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Chick Young

BBC Scotland at New Douglas Park

"Incredibly, despite conceding 20 corner kicks and winning not a single one themselves, Hamilton held out for a quite astonishing and vitally important win."

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Devlin 'outstanding'

FT: Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Hamilton player-manager Martin Canning:  "In the first half, we get one opportunity. We take it.

"In the main, it's backs to the wall. Everybody's got to fight. We rode our luck.

"I thought Michael Devlin was outstanding. We've defended excellently."

Martin Canning
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FULL-TIME

Scottish Leagues One & Two

League One

Alloa Athletic 3-0 East Fife

Brechin City 3-1 Queen's Park

League Two

Clyde 1-2 Montrose

Cowdenbeath 1-2 Edinburgh City

Stirling Albion 1-0 Elgin City

Premiership bottom six

FT: Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

With Hamilton winning tonight and going up to ninth, Ross County, Motherwell and Inverness Caledonian Thistle all drop a place.

Inverness return to bottom ahead of their meeting with Celtic tomorrow evening.

County face Hearts on Wednesday and Well do not play again until Saturday's visit to Kilmarnock.

FULL-TIME

Ayr United 1-0 Raith Rovers

Kenny Crawford

BBC Sport Scotland at Somerset Park

Farid El Alagui's header is enough for Ayr United to beat Raith Rovers, who bizarrely had to play midfielder Ryan Stevenson as goalkeeper.

FULL-TIME

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Hamilton Academical move up to ninth in the Scottish Premiership with only their fourth league win of the season - two of which have been against Aberdeen.

The Dons remain nine points clear of third-placed Rangers but that gap could be reduced to six if Rangers beat St Johnstone tomorrow.

Hamilton celebrate
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Mikey Devlin (second from left) scored after nine minutes

Goalkeeper Lewis joins the attack

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Keeper Joe Lewis is up in the opposition box for Aberdeen's latest corners but the extra man in the box cannot make the difference.

Dons still pressing

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Aberdeen continue to send crosses into the Hamilton box but the hosts stand firm.

Dougie Imrie gets clear but heads for the corner rather than mounting an attack for the hosts.

It's tense in stoppage time.

ADDED TIME

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Four minutes of stoppage time begin.

Under five minutes left...

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Not long to go in South Lanarkshire.

Change for Hamilton

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

The hosts make a substitution with Rakish Bingham making way for Massimo Donati.

RED CARD

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Hamilton are down to 10 men. Darian MacKinnon picks up a second booking for body-checking Graeme Shinnie and is sent off.

Mikey Devlin scores
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Mikey Devlin's first-half strike put Hamilton in front
Hamilton celebrate
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It was Devlin's first goal this season

DISALLOWED GOAL

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Aberdeen's Miles Storey - just on for Ryan Christie - converts fellow substitute Peter Pawlett's low cross but the goal is ruled out for offside.

Shot blocked

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Aberdeen keep knocking at the door. This time it is Ryan Jack firing through a crowd but one of the outstretched feet keeps the ball reaching the goal.

CLOSE!

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Adam Rooney is the target for Kenny McLean's deep inswinging cross but cannot get a telling connection as the ball drifts just wide.

YELLOW CARD

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

The pattern of the second half has mirrored that of the first with Aberdeen pressing and pressing without able to get that all important goal.

Hamilton have threatened only fleetingly, but effectively with that first-half Mikey Devlin goal.

The Dons' Graeme Shinnie picks up a booking for taking out Giannis Skondras.

OFF THE LINE!

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Mikey Devlin put Accies in front early on and now he heads off the line from Shay Logan's downward header. Superb positioning from the defender.

Crawford returns

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Hamilton's Ali Crawford ends a five-game absence by coming on for Gramoz Kurtaj. Greg Docherty is also introduced in place of Danny Redmond.

GOAL

Ayr United 1-0 Raith Rovers

Farid El Alagui heads Ayr ahead. No clean sheet for stand-in goalkeeper Ryan Stevenson tonight.

Rovers press in Ayr

Ayr United 0-0 Raith Rovers

Kenny Crawford

BBC Sport Scotland

"Second half well under way and Ryan Hardie has another brilliant chance to put Raith in front, but mis-fires from six yards."

Hamilton chance

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

The hosts have a rare burst forward and Rakish Bingham tests Joe Lewis.

McLean on a mission

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Kenny McLean had a shot saved earlier then had an audacious effort from his own half that went well wide.

He's a bit closer with his next strike, working his way in from the left before firing over.

Solid save

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

First chance of the second half for Aberdeen with Kenny McLean firing in a shot. Gary Woods saves well.

KICK-OFF

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Aberdeen come out for the second half with Peter Pawlett on for Mark Reynolds.

The Dons start the second half.

HALF-TIME

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Chick Young

BBC Scotland at New Douglas Park

This is astonishing. Accies - one effort, one goal. Aberdeen - Rooney three chances, McGinn two and Taylor, Logan and Considine one each. No goals. Surely it can't go on like this?

Adam Rooney and Scott McMann
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HALF-TIME

Scottish Leagues One & Two

League One

Alloa Athletic 2-0 East Fife

Brechin City 2-1 Queen's Park

League Two

Clyde 0-2 Montrose

Cowdenbeath 1-1 Edinburgh City

Stirling Albion 0-0 Elgin City

HALF-TIME

Ayr United 0-0 Raith Rovers

No goals conceded as yet for Raith Rovers stand-in goalkeeper Ryan Stevenson at Somerset Park. In fact, he's made some important saves while Rovers have also had their chances.

Ryan Stevenson
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HALF-TIME

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Hamilton lead at the break but Aberdeen must wonder how that is the case.

Mikey Devlin got the all important opener but it has been all Aberdeen since then.

CLOSE!

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Desperate defending by Hamilton as Shay Logan and Andy Considine have efforts blocked following yet another Aberdeen corner.

CLOSE!

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Ash Taylor flashes a shot over the Hamilton crossbar.

Championship update

Ayr United 0-0 Raith Rovers

Kenny Crawford

BBC Sport Scotland

"Ryan Hardie's looping header nearly brings Raith the lead but it bounces off the crossbar.

"At the other end, Ayr's Alan Forrest spurns the chance to test Ryan Stevenson by lifting an effort over."

Ryan Stevenson
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Midfielder Stevenson is in goal this evening

Accies under pressure

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Niall McGinn is barged over just outside the Hamilton box but play goes on and Adam Rooney's effort is snuffed out.

Aberdeen keep pressing and Ryan Christie's whipped cross is just too far ahead of Adam Rooney at the back post.

Dons on song, despite deficit

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Chick Young

BBC Scotland at New Douglas Park

Aberdeen have responded in fine style. This could be a long night for the Accies.

CLOSE!

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

Aberdeen have a free-kick in a dangerous area after Darian MacKinnon trips Kenny McLean.

Niall McGinn fires the free-kick just over the crossbar.

CLOSE!

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen

More pressure from Aberdeen.

This time Niall McGinn sets himself for a shot across goal from the right but his effort is wide of the far post.