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Summary

  1. Dow, Mackay-Steven & Erskine score for United
  2. O'Halloran & MacLean gives Saints lead over County
  3. Jervis pulls one back for Ross County
  4. Wilson & Sow score as Hearts beat Rangers
  5. Law had equalised for Rangers

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Time for me to go, please join us again on Wednesday evening for more Scottish football action.

  2. TABLE TOPPERS

    Dundee United celebrate their victory at Pittodrie, which puts them top of the Scottish Premiership.

    Dundee United players
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    Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes

    "United capitalised on a mistake and from then on they played with a bit of intelligence. Although we had the majority of the play in the second half, they looked dangerous on the break.."

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    Please join us again then.

  5. Post update

    The top flight resumes on Wednesday evening with a full round of fixtures, including champions Celtic's first league match against St Johnstone in Perth and Partick Thistle's opening game of the season against Ross County in Glasgow.

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    It's been mainly away wins on the first weekend of the Premiership season with Inverness triumphing at Hamilton yesterday and Dundee United and St Johnstone both picking up three points on the road today.

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    The Scottish Premiership table after the first weekend of matches, with Celtic and Partick Thistle still to play in the league.

    Scottish Premiership table
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    Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara

    "I thought, to a man, we were very good today. Defensively, as a unit, we were outstanding. It's a great start for us, that's all it is."

  9. FULL-TIME

    Aberdeen 0-3 Dundee United

    Dundee United go top of the Scottish Premiership with a convincing victory at Pittodrie.

  10. FULL-TIME

    Ross County 1-2 St Johnstone

    St Johnstone open their Scottish Premiership season with a hard-fought away victory over Ross County.

  11. GOAL

    Aberdeen 0-3 Dundee United (Erskine)

    Well, that's that. Chris Erskine rolls the ball home to claim United's third of the day.

  12. Closing Stages

    Ross County 1-2 St Johnstone

    Melvin de Leeuw's shot is saved by St Johnstone goalkeeper Alan Mannus.

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    Former United forward David Goodwillie heads wide with the goal at his mercy, much to Aberdeen's disappointment.

  14. INJURY TIME

    Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee United

    Three minutes of stoppage time at Pittodrie.

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    A series of set pieces in the St Johnstone half as Ross County try to force a leveller.

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    Niall McGinn's half-volley from a tight angle does not trouble Dundee United goalkeeper Radoslaw Cierzniak.

  17. PENALTY APPEAL

    Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee United

    Dundee United defender Callum Morris appears to handle the ball in the box but referee Willie Collum waves play on.

  18. Post update

    Aberdeen's frustrations are summed up as Peter Pawlett works himself into a good position and delivers a decent ball but there is no-one there to attack it.

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    Craig Paterson

    BBC Radio SCotland pundit

    "It's just been a really, really flat day for Aberdeen."

  20. Post update

    Ross County 1-2 St Johnstone

    Quite a few stoppages in Dingwall as both sides make changes. St Johnstone's first-half scorer Michael O'Halloran tries to add to his earlier strike but fires over.

  21. PENALTY APPEAL

    Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee United

    Adam Rooney goes down in the box under the challenge of goalkeeper Radoslaw Cierzniak but referee Willie Collum awards a goal kick as the ball goes out.

  22. Post update

    Heading into the last 15 minutes in Aberdeen and Dingwall.

  23. CLOSE!

    Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee United

    United's Ryan Dow gets clear with another chance but fires wide. That could have finished the match.

  24. Post update

    Tam Scobbie slides in on Yoann Arquin at Victoria Park.

    Yoann Arquin and Tam Scobbie
  25. Post update

    Paul Paton challenges Peter Pawlett and Pittodrie.

    Paul Paton and Peter Pawlett
  26. Post update

    In Dingwall, there's been chances at both ends after County got a goal back. Rocco Quinn has fired wide for the hosts while Steven Anderson and Dave Mackay have threatened for Saints.

  27. Post update

    Aberdeen know they need to get the next goal but Dundee United remain a threat on the break.

  28. GOAL

    Ross County 1-2 St Johnstone (Jervis)

    Debutant Jake Jervis fires past Alan Mannus to reduce Ross County's deficit. Game on.

  29. CLOSE!

    Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee United

    Dundee United threaten a break when Ryan Dow finds Nadir Ciftci but the striker cannot keep his effort down.

  30. GOAL

    Ross County 0-2 St Johnstone (MacLean)

    Steven MacLean doubles St Johnstone's lead with a header high into the net.

  31. YELLOW CARD

    Paul Paton is fouled for taking out David Goodwillie and Aberdeen have a free-kick, from which Niall McGinn fires off target.

  32. KICK-OFF

    Scottish Premiership matches resuming.

  33. Post update

    Neilson added that goalkeeper Neil Alexander had been taken to hospital for treatment on his cheekbone.

  34. Post update

    Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson on beating Rangers

    "Great for the players, I'm really, really pleased for them."

  35. HALF-TIME

    Ross County 0-1 St Johnstone

    Michael O'Halloran's strike separates St Johnstone and Ross County at the break.

  36. HALF-TIME

    Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee United

    Dundee United go in two up a the break with Ryan Dow and Gary Mackay-Steven on target in the first half.

  37. CLOSE!

    Ross County 0-1 St Johnstone

    Graham Carey has missed a couple of chances for Ross County as they try to draw level against St Johnstone.

  38. GOAL

    Aberdeen 0-2 Dundee United (Mackay-Steven)

    It's a second for United as Gary Mackay-Steven slips the ball home at the end of a swift break. Superb through ball by Nadir Ciftci.

  39. Join the debate at #bbcsportscot

    BBC Scotland's Brian McLauchlin tweets: "Celtic to turn down request from Legia Warsaw for a one-off match to decide who will play in the Champions League #BBCsportscot"

  40. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Aberdeen 0-1 Dundee United

    Dundee United goalkeeper Radoslaw Cierzniak misses a cross and Niall McGinn tries to take advantage but his shot strikes the post.

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    Barry Robson has returned to the play for Aberdeen after getting stitches on a cut and running off a leg knock.

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    Aberdeen press hard for parity at Pittodrie but they keep coming up against a stubborn new-look Dundee United defence.

  43. GOAL

    Ross County 0-1 St Johnstone (O'Halloran)

    A David Wotherspoon cross into the Ross County area bobbles around and eventually finds Michael O'Halloran, who fires home for Saints.

  44. Post update

    Craig Paterson

    BBC Radio Scotland

    "That goal for Dundee United was self-inflicted by Aberdeen."

  45. Join the debate at #bbcsportscot

    Andrew Priestley: "What a finish that was! Breathless stuff. #bbcsportscot"

  46. Post update

    Sportsound commentary of Aberdeen v Dundee United is now available on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW, DAB digital radio and online.

  47. GOAL

    Aberdeen 0-1 Dundee United (Dow)

    Ryan Dow takes advantage of an defensive slip-up by Ash Taylor to round goalkeeper Jamie Langfield and put United in front.

  48. Post update

    Still no goals in today's Premiership fixtures. Barry Robson now needs stitches on a cut after picking up a leg knock in Aberdeen's match with Dundee Untied.

  49. FULL-TIME

    Rangers 1-2 Hearts

    Hearts begin their Scottish Championship campaign with victory over Rangers at Ibrox, Osman Sow's late goal proving to be the winner.

  50. INJURY TIME

    Rangers 1-2 Hearts

    Still playing at Ibrox. One minute of stoppage time to play.

  51. Post update

    There's an injury concern for Aberdeen with Barry Robson limping. Nicky Low is preparing to come on.

  52. GREAT SAVE!

    Ross County 0-0 St Johnstone

    Tim Dreesen draws a save from Alan Mannus in the St Johnstone goal.

  53. CLOSE!

    Rangers 1-2 Hearts

    Incredible end to the match at Ibrox as Lee Wallace's low cross ricochets off a couple of players and eventually off Kenny Miller to go just over the Hearts crossbar.

  54. GOAL

    Rangers 1-2 Hearts (Sow)

    Almost immediately, Hearts go back ahead as Osman Sow races on to Sam Nicholson's pass and arrows a low shot past Cammy Bell.

  55. GOAL

    Rangers 1-1 Hearts (Law)

    Kenny Miller heads the ball into the path of Nicky Law, who fires home on the run to level the match.

  56. INJURY TIME

    There will be six minutes of stoppage time at Ibrox, due mainly to the injury to withdrawn Hearts goalkeeper Neil Alexander.

  57. Post update

    Hearts running down the clock at Ibrox, trying to keep the ball high up the pitch.

  58. Early Exchanges

    Ross County 0-0 St Johnstone

    In Dingwall, Filip Kiss has had an early effort blocked for Ross County.

  59. CLOSE!

    Aberdeen 0-0 Dundee United

    Ash Taylor's back-heel flick sets up Aberdeen's Andrew Considine for a volley but the defender cannot direct his effort on target.

  60. YELLOW CARD

    A frustrated Richard Foster takes out Danny Wilson and the Rangers full-back is booked.

  61. Post update

    At Pittodrie, it's the early exchanges between Aberdeen and Dundee United and Ross County and St Johnstone are also underway at McDiarmid Park. No goals so far.

  62. Post update

    It's turning out to be a frustrating afternoon for Rangers. Kyle Hutton sends a shot well wide and Hearts look determined to preserve their lead.

  63. Join the debate at #bbcsportscot

    Reaction to Legia's request to face Celtic in a one-off tie

    Lloyd Evans: "Legia, this is UEFA's decision and not Celtic's. We were embarrassed on the field but you're embarrassing yourselves off it. #bbcsportscot"

    Martin Law: "#bbcsportscot As a Celtic fan, Celtic should've withdrawn already - they're now in an impossible position. They've blown a real opportunity."

    David Campbell: "Legia broke the rules and were given the stated punishment. Disproportionate maybe but it was the only sanction available. #bbcsportscot"

  64. Post update

    Sportsound commentary of Aberdeen v Dundee United starts online only, click here to listen, but will join Radio Scotland 810MW and DAB digital radio following the end of Rangers v Hearts.

  65. KICK-OFF

    Aberdeen v Dundee United and Ross County v St Johnstone are getting underway.

  66. Post update

    Rangers withdraw David Templeton and introduce Dean Shiels.

  67. Post update

    Neil Alexander is applauded by both sets of fans as he is taken off on a stretcher. Another former Rangers goalkeeper, Scott Gallacher, comes on for Hearts.

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    Goalkeeper Neil Alexander and defender Alim Ozturk collided there and it looks as though Alexander will be stretchered off.

  69. LINE-UPS

    Ross County: Reguero, Fenlon, Boyd, Dreesen, Celcer, Brittain, Kiss, Quinn, Carey, Jervis, Arquin. Subs: Saunders, Cardle, de Leeuw, Maatsen, Boyce, Balk, Brown.

    St Johnstone: Mannus, Mackay, Wright, Anderson, Scobbie, Millar, McDonald, Wotherspoon, Brown, O'Halloran, MacLean. Subs: Morgan, Banks, Caddis, Miller, Croft, Kane, Gilchrist.

    Referee: Kevin Clancy

  70. Post update

    Rangers continue to press with little success. A break in play as a couple of Hearts players are treated for head knocks.

  71. CLOSE!

    A Lewis MacLeod corner causes all sorts of problems for Hearts as Lee McCulloch, Kenny Miller and Kris Boyd try to force the ball home but the hosts cannot get it over the line.

  72. YELLOW CARD

    Brad McKay has just come on for the booked Jordan McGhee and the substitute himself is yellow carded for fouling David Templeton.

  73. Post update

    This match has been typified by players not getting picked up at corners and Rangers were punished on that occasion.

  74. GOAL

    Rangers 0-1 Hearts (Wilson)

    Billy King's corner finds Danny Wilson and the Hearts captain's header nicks off Lee Wallace on its way into the net.

  75. Post update

    Ian Black makes way for Rangers and Kyle Hutton comes on.

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    Lee McCulloch rises unchallenged to meet Lewis MacLeod's corner but the Rangers captain cannot direct his header on target.

  77. KICK-OFF

    Hearts start the second half at Ibrox.

  78. Join the debate at #bbcsportscot

    Greig Kelbie: "Hearts look decent on the counter attack. Sow could be a key man for them this season. #bbcsportscot"

  79. BREAKING NEWS

    Legia Warsaw have issued an open letter to Celtic asking for a "meeting" to decide which side should progress to the Champions League play-off round.

    Legia beat Celtic 6-1 over two legs in the third qualifying round but the Polish side were then punished for fielding an ineligible player and Celtic were reinstated in the Champions League with Legia consigned in the Europa League play-off round.

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    Ross County's line-up for their match with St Johnstone features five new players. Saints play their first match since the departure of striker Stevie May. Line-ups to follow.

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    "We see the importance of getting off to a good start. It'll be a proper atmosphere. All the ingredients are there."

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    Jackie McNamara

    "I'm expecting a good match, a lot of energy. Three out the back four are new players. I'm hoping we can start with a victory."

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    Ashton Taylor makes his debut for Aberdeen, replacing Russell Anderson in the starting line-up. Former Dundee United striker David Goodwillie also retains his place in the first XI with Adam Rooney on the bench despite his six goals in Europe.

    United give debuts to three defenders: Jaroslaw Fojut, Callum Morris and Conor Townsend.

  84. LINE-UPS

    Aberdeen: Langfield, Logan, Taylor, Reynolds, Considine, McGinn, Flood, Jack, Robson, Pawlett, Goodwillie. Subs: Monakana, Rooney, Smith, Low, Clark Robertson, Brown, Shaughnessy.

    Dundee Utd: Cierzniak, Watson, Fojut, Morris, Townsend, Dow, Armstrong, Paton, Rankin, Mackay-Steven, Ciftci. Subs: Graham, McCallum, Erskine, Bilate, Telfer, Scott Smith, Spittal.

    Referee: William Collum

  85. Post update

    While we wait for the second half at Ibrox, let's look ahead to this afternoon's Scottish Premiership matches.

  86. HALF-TIME

    Rangers 0-0 Hearts

    No goals but plenty of chances at Ibrox. Both sides have had their periods of dominance in their opening league fixture of the season.

  87. Post update

    Hearts have finished this first half the stronger of the two sides after playing second fiddle earlier in the match. The chances for Nicholson and Ozturk will encourage new head coach Robbie Neilson but how he would have loved for one of those opportunities to have been taken.

  88. CLOSE!

    Osman Sow crosses for Sam Nicholson, who heads down into the arms of Rangers goalkeeper Cammy Bell.

  89. Join the debate at #bbcsportscot

    Alexandra Molloy: "Jordan McGhee will be sent off by the end of the match #bbcsportscot"

  90. CLOSE!

    A superb Danny Wilson ball across the face of the Rangers goal is nicked wide Alim Ozturk. The visitors' best chance so far.

  91. YELLOW CARD

    Marius Zaliukas is the first Rangers player to go into the book for a late challenge on Prince Buaben.

  92. CLOSE!

    Marius Zaliukas glances a header wide from Ian Black's teasing free-kick delivery. Let off for Hearts.

  93. YELLOW CARD

    Another booking, this time for Hearts' Kevin McHattie, for taking out Lewis MacLeod.

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    Osman Sow's presence is beginning to cause the Rangers defence problems and he forced a corner from which Billy King's delivery is headed wide by Danny Wilson.

  95. YELLOW CARD

    Osman Sow is the latest Hearts player to be cautioned for a clumsy foul on Ian Black.

  96. Post update

    Rangers continue to pressurise but they are lacking a bit of cutting edge in the final third. Kenny Miller is the latest to pass up an opportunity after being slipped through by Nicky Law.

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    Paul McLellan: "Yes championship will be good this year , think rangers will go up, though i think hearts will win today, rangers looked poor against hibs"

  98. Post update

    Neil Alexander scrambled the ball clear after Kenny Miller tried to force the ball home following a defensive lapse in the Hearts defence early in the match.

    Neil Alexander and Kenny Miller
  99. Post update

    One team both these sides will be playing in the Championship this season is Hibernian.

    Mark Oxley celebrates

    They won yesterday against Livingston, with goalkeeper Mark Oxley scoring. Click here to view the goal, or select the clip from the 'Highlights' tab.

  100. YELLOW CARD

    Referee Craig Thomson loses patience with Jordan McGhee and books the defender after he fouls Lee Wallace.

  101. CLOSE!

    Kenny Miller forced the ball across the face of goal and David Templeton attacks the ball at the back post but somehow contrives to head over with the Hearts goal gaping.

  102. Post update

    Jordan McGhee lunges in to David Templeton and referee Craig Thomson has a word with the Hearts player.

  103. Post update

    A fairly open game so far with both sides spraying the ball about well but also looking a little vulnerable in defence.

  104. Post update

    Cammy Bell has to be quick off his line to prevent Hearts forward Billy King getting on the end of a teasing through ball by Osman Sow.

  105. Join the debate at #bbcsportscot

    Andrew Priestley: "As a neutral, I can't be the only person who is looking forward to the Scottish Championship league season more than the SPL! #bbcsportscot"

  106. CLOSE!

    A defensive mix-up in the Hearts backline lands goalkeeper Neil Alexander in trouble and he is under all sorts of pressure as he eventually clears while Kenny Miller and Kris Boyd close in.

  107. Post update

    Ian Black's free-kick for Rangers drops in to a really dangerous area but neither Lee McCulloch nor Kris Boyd can convert.

  108. Post update

    Rangers striker Jon Daly, currently injured, catches up with his former Dundee United manager Craig Levein, who is now the director of football at Hearts.

    Jon Daly and Craig Levein
  109. Post update

    Rangers are forceful early on and Kris Boyd wins a corner. Lewis MacLeod's dangerous delivery is clawed away by Hearts goalkeeper Neil Alexander.

  110. KICK-OFF

    Rangers start the match.

  111. Post update

    And now the Rangers fans hold up cards spelling out 'SANDY LEGEND' in the Sandy Jardine Stand.

  112. Post update

    Rangers captain Lee McCulloch unfurls the Scottish League One flag.

  113. Post update

    Sandy Jardine's team-mates from Rangers' 1972 European Cup Winners Cup win make their way onto the pitch for the re-naming of the Govan Stand in his honour.

    The Sandy Jardine stand at Ibrox Stadium

    "Sandy was a fantastic ambassador for both clubs. It's only fitting that Sandy gets a stand named after him today," says Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson.

  114. Post update

    Craig Thomson is the referee at Ibrox.

  115. Post update

    Billy Dodds

    BBC Radio Scotland

    "I think Hearts will be a huge test for Rangers today."

  116. Post update

    Former Hearts players Marius Zaliukas, Lee Wallace, David Templeton and Ian Black feature in the Rangers line-up, which shows one change from Tuesday's Challenge Cup win over Hibernian - Templeton in for Darren McGregor.

    Hearts goalkeeper Neil Alexander and captain Danny Wilson take on their former club and the visitors also include ex-Dundee United midfield duo Morgaro Gomis and Prince Buaben.

  117. LINE-UPS

    Rangers: Bell, Foster, McCulloch, Zaliukas, Wallace, Templeton, Black, Law, Macleod, Miller, Boyd. Subs: Smith, Aird, Clark, Hutton, Shiels, McGregor, Simonsen.

    Hearts: Alexander, McGhee, Ozturk, Wilson, McHattie, King, Gomis, Buaben, Nicholson, Sow, Carrick. Subs: Holt, David Smith, Gallacher, Oliver, Keatings, McKay, Liam Smith.

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  120. Post update

    The Dons and Saints were both in Europa League action on Thursday and that's why their matches were moved to today.

  121. Post update

    Later, at 15:00 BST, there are two Premiership fixtures: Aberdeen v Dundee United and Ross County v St Johnstone.

  122. Post update

    Rangers will also be unfurling the Scottish League One flag. The match itself kicks off at 13:30 BST.

  123. Post update

    Today there will be a tribute to former Rangers, Hearts and Scotland defender Sandy Jardine, who died aged 65 in April.

    Sandy Jardine

    The Govan Stand at Ibrox will be renamed in Jardine's honour.

  124. Post update

    First up, it's Rangers and Hearts' opening Scottish Championship fixture of the season.

    Hearts were relegated from the Premiership after finishing bottom of the top flight last season while Rangers won promotion to the second tier by winning League One.

  125. Post update

    After yesterday's opening Scottish Professional Football League fixtures for season 2014-15, the action continues with three more fixtures today.

  126. Post update

    Good afternoon and welcome to Sunday's live Scottish football coverage.