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Summary

  1. Inverness CT beat St Johnstone to move top of Premiership
  2. Watkins & Christie net for Caley Thistle, Graham replies
  3. Rooney, Goodwillie & Pawlett net in Dons win over County
  4. Hamilton Academical and Kilmarnock play out goalless draw

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

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    Inverness CT manager John Hughes

    "It was important to get back to winning ways. We're really calculated in what we do and I think that was evident today. I'm absolutely delighted to win today."

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    Ross County manager Jim McIntyre

    "We gifted two goals. Aberdeen are a right good side. They've got pace to burn but gifting them goals, gives them a lift and makes it a long day for us."

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    First up is the Dundee derby, Dundee v Dundee United at lunchtime, followed by Celtic v Motherwell.

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    The Scottish football weekend does not stop here, there's more action tomorrow...

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    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County

    Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes

    "We played with real tempo. We got a good lead at half-time. Loads of good play throughout the 90 minutes. Over the piece, it was excellent work."

  8. #bbcsportscot

    Andrew Priestley: "Inverness are flying high at the top. The same happened last season until Terry Butcher left and they let things slip. #bbcsportscot"

  9. INVERNESS BACK ON TOP

    Inverness have returned to the top of the Scottish Premiership with a hard-fought 2-1 win over St Johnstone.

    Inverness players celebrating
  10. FULL-TIME

    Scottish League Two

    Berwick Rangers 1-1 Albion Rovers

    Clyde 2-5 Arbroath

    East Fife 2-2 Queen's Park

    East Stirlingshire 0-1 Annan Athletic

    Elgin City 0-1 Montrose

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    Scottish League One

    Airdrieonians 3-3 Stranraer

    Brechin 2-4 Ayr United

    Morton 2-1 Dunfermline Athletic

    Peterhead 1-0 Stenhousemuir

    Stirling Albion 2-2 Forfar Athletic

  12. HEARTS THREE POINTS CLEAR

    Hearts opened up a three-point gap at the top of the Scottish Championship with a comfortable win over Cowdenbeath.

    Osman Sow scores for Hearts against Cowdenbeath

    Osman Sow scored a penalty in the Tynecastle side's 5-1 victory as second-place Rangers drew 1-1 with Alloa Athletic. David Templeton cancelled out Jonathan Tiffoney's opener for Alloa.

    Elsewhere, Hibernian suffered their fourth defeat of the season as Ian McShane netted the only goal in Queen of the South's home win.

  13. FULL-TIME

    Scottish Championship

    Alloa Athletic 1-1 Rangers

    Falkirk 1-1 Dumbarton

    Hearts 5-1 Cowdenbeath

    Livingston 0-1 Raith Rovers

    Queen of the South 1-0 Hibernian

  14. FULL-TIME

    Inverness CT 2-1 St Johnstone

    Inverness Caledonian Thistle win to move top of the Scottish Premiership.

  15. FULL-TIME

    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County

    Comfortable win for Aberdeen, they move up the table. County remain three points adrift at the bottom after seven defeats out of seven.

  16. FULL-TIME

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    No goals and a point apiece at New Douglas Park.

  17. GREAT SAVE!

    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County

    Aberdeen goalkeeper Jamie Langfield beats the ball out following Graham Carey's curling free-kick.

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    Martin, Edinburgh: "Reynolds, Jack, Pawlett & Goodwillie should all be in the Scotland squad. No better options in the SPFL or English Championship."

  19. CLOSE!

    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County

    Jackson Irvine heads wide for Ross County. The Dingwall side have not offered enough in attack today.

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    Inverness CT 2-1 St Johnstone

    Murray Davidson ends a lengthy spell on the sidelines as he comes on as a substitute for St Johnstone. The Perth side have less than 10 minutes to find an equaliser in the Highlands.

  21. DOMINANT DONS

    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County

    Aberdeen have been in fine form against Ross County with Adam Rooney and Peter Pawlett among the scorers.

    Aberdeen players celebrating
  22. GOAL

    Inverness CT 2-1 St Johnstone (Graham)

    Brian Graham converts Chris Millar's cross to halve St Johnstone's deficit.

  23. YELLOW CARD

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Kilmarnock's Rory McKenzie is booked for simulation.

  24. #bbcsportscot

    Andrew Priestley: "Aberdeen need to use today's performance as a catalyst to kick-start the rest of their season. This has been more like them. #bbcsportscot"

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    Alex from Ellon: "Encouraging for Scotland that Goodwillie appears to be getting back into form."

  26. GREAT SAVE!

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Alexei Eremenko splits the Hamilton defence with a raking pass for Rory McKenzie and home keeper Michael McGovern is off his line in a flash to make a good block.

  27. GREAT SAVE!

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Alexei Eremenko is on for Kilmarnock as the visitors win a free-kick but Sammy Clingan is not for giving up the set piece from 22 yards and draws a diving save from Michael McGovern.

  28. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County

    What a miss from David Goodwillie. The Aberdeen striker rounds goalkeeper Mark Brown and looks up to the empty net but his shot comes back off the post.

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    Jim in Netherlee: "Sadly it is 10 years since St Mirren have lost at Firhill. And could be another 10 if we continue to play like yesterday's 2nd half."

  30. GOAL

    Inverness CT 2-0 St Johnstone (Christie)

    Ryan Christie's shot squirms through the gloves of St Johnstone goalkeeper Alan Mannus.

  31. GREAT SAVE!

    Inverness CT 1-0 St Johnstone

    Inverness come close to a second as Aaron Doran cuts in from the left and batters in a shot that Alan Mannus palms away.

  32. GOAL

    Inverness CT 1-0 St Johnstone (Watkins)

    Inverness score on the counter attack with Aaron Doran playing in Marley Watkins to net the opener.

  33. GREAT SAVE!

    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County

    Peter Pawlett forces his way beyond the Ross County defence and looks odds-on to score but Mark Brown gets a hand to it to concede the corner.

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    Inverness CT 0-0 St Johnstone

    Few chances at the start of the second half at the Caledonian Stadium. Billy McKay had an effort from long range but goalkeeper Alan Mannus collected.

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    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County

    Injury concern for Aberdeen with Niall McGinn coming off with what may be a hamstring strain and Jeffrey Monakana coming on.

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    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Darren Lyon - one of five teenagers on the Hamilton bench - is on to replace player-manager Alex Neil.

  37. CLOSE!

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Rory McKenzie stands up a nice cross for Josh Magennis only for the Kilmarnock striker to send his downward header wide from near the penalty spot.

  38. GREAT SAVE!

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Goalkeeper Michael McGovern gets the ball clear after Kilmarnock forward Josh Magennis goes in on goal. More attacking impetus from Killie in this second half.

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    Northern Ireland coach Michael O'Neill is in attendance at Hamilton Academical v Kilmarnock.

    Northern Ireland coach Michael O'Neill

    Accies goalkeeper Michael McGovern and Killie duo Sammy Clingan and Josh Magennis are some of the players O'Neill could call up for upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers.

  40. Ouch!

    A poor challenge by Kilmarnock's Josh Magennis on Hamilton goalkeeper Michael McGovern results in a booking for the forward.

  41. GOAL

    Aberdeen 3-0 Ross County (Pawlett)

    Peter Pawlett slams the ball home from the left-hand side of the box to extend the dominant Dons' lead.

  42. KICK-OFF

    Matches resuming around the country.

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    Alex: "Rangers have been the experts at free transfers over the past couple of years , but the best ones aka Craig Gordon ,we dont get plus surely mccoist has looked at Mcfadden we are crying out for a player like him"

  44. HALF-TIME

    Scottish Championship

    Jonathan Tiffoney's header has given Alloa the lead against Rangers while Jon McShane's strike for Queen of the South against Hibernian separates the two sides. Leaders Hearts temporarily led Cowdenbeath through Billy King's strike but Calum Gallagher soon levelled.

  45. HALF-TIME

    Scottish League Two

    Berwick Rangers 1-1 Albion Rovers

    Clyde 1-2 Arbroath

    East Fife 1-1 Queen's Park

    East Stirlingshire 0-0 Annan Athletic

    Elgin City 0-0 Montrose

  46. HALF-TIME

    Scottish League One

    Airdrieonians 2-1 Stranraer

    Brechin City 0-0 Ayr United

    Greenock Morton 1-0 Dunfermline Athletic

    Peterhead 1-0 Stenhousemuir

    Stirling Albion 0-1 Forfar Athletic

  47. HALF-TIME

    Scottish Championship

    Alloa Athletic 1-0 Rangers

    Falkirk 1-0 Dumbarton

    Hearts 1-1 Cowdenbeath

    Livingston 0-1 Raith Rovers

    Queen of the South 1-0 Hibernian

  48. HALF-TIME

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Johnstone

    Frustrating first half for Inverness, who have been kept at bay by St Johnstone.

  49. #bbcsportscot

    Dougie Kinnear: "When you think about Hibs v Ross County - confidence is not a word that springs to mind! Downward Spiral Derby! #bbcsportscot"

  50. HALF-TIME

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    No goals in the first half at New Douglas Park.

  51. HALF-TIME

    Aberdeen 2-0 Ross County

    Aberdeen well on top at home to Ross County.

  52. CLOSE!

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Johnstone

    A deflected Greg Tansey shot goes just over the St Johnstone crossbar.

  53. YELLOW CARDS

    Aberdeen 2-0 Ross County

    Aberdeen team-mates Willo Flood and Ryan Jack are both booked following a confrontation between the two players.

  54. GREAT SAVE!

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Killie keeper Craig Samson tips over a blistering 30-yard strike from Ali Crawford.

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    DT Craig: "Good attacking line up for the Dons"

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    Inverness CT 0-0 St Johnstone

    David Wotherspoon closes down Graeme Shinnie at the Caledonian Stadium.

    David Wotherspoon and Graeme Shinnie
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    Aberdeen 2-0 Ross County

    This Adam Rooney header put Aberdeen ahead and David Goodwillie soon added to the lead.

    Adam Rooney scores for Aberdeen against Ross County
  58. GREAT SAVE!

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Kilmarnock keeper Craig Samson has to look lively again as he pushes away a long-range effort from Tony Andreu.

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    Hibs of course visit Ross County in Tuesday's Scottish League Cup tie.

  60. #bbcsportscot

    Robbie Devenney: "#bbcsportscot could be a bloodbath against Country here, and as a Hibs fan I'm with Aberdeen destroying their confidence for mid week"

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    Inverness CT 0-0 St Johnstone

    Inverness have had the better of possession and territory in the first half but St Johnstone goalkeeper Alan Mannus has had a relatively quiet first half so far.

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    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Kilmarnock keeper Craig Samson makes an awkward save to keep out a low, skidding strike from Stephen Hendrie. Hamilton are bossing possession, with player-manager Alex Neil at the heart of everything.

  63. GOAL

    Aberdeen 2-0 Ross County (Goodwillie)

    David Goodwillie gets his head to a Niall McGinn free-kick to double Aberdeen's lead.

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    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Still no goals at New Douglas Park but Hamilton have had the better chances so far.

    Hamilton v Kilmarnock
  65. GREAT SAVE!

    Aberdeen 1-0 Ross County

    Aberdeen keep pressing and David Goodwillie draws yet another save from Mark Brown. County are really struggling to contain their hosts.

  66. GOAL

    Aberdeen 1-0 Ross County (Rooney)

    Adam Rooney marks his return to the Aberdeen startling line-up with a goal, rising to head home Niall McGinn's corner.

  67. GREAT SAVE!

    Aberdeen 0-0 Ross County

    David Goodwillie becomes the latest Aberdeen player to be denied by goalkeeper Mark Brown after turning in the box and trying to squeeze the ball in from a tight angle.

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    Aberdeen 0-0 Ross County

    Former Scotland striker Denis Law is one of the spectators at Pittodrie.

    Denis Law
  69. CLOSE!

    Aberdeen 0-0 Ross County

    Rocco Quinn is off target for Ross County, the visitors best chance so far.

  70. CLOSE!

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Johnstone

    David Wotherspoon lifts a show just over the crossbar for St Johnstone.

  71. GREAT SAVE!

    Aberdeen 0-0 Ross County

    Mark Brown has certainly started this game well with the keeper making another fine block to deny Aberdeen's Ryan Jack on this occasion.

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    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Hamilton Accies striker Jason Scotland breaks into the Kilmarnock penalty area but the ball appears to slow up on the artificial surface, allowing Mark Connolly to get in a sliding tackle.

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    Inverness CT 0-0 St Johnstone

    Still no goals in the Highlands. Aaron Doran headed wide for the hosts early on.

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    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    It's been a lively start at a sun-drenched New Douglas Park as Accies playmaker Tony Andreu flashes a shot across goal.

  75. GREAT SAVE!

    Aberdeen 0-0 Ross County

    Adam Rooney runs on to Niall McGinn's low ball across and tries to place the ball past Mark Brown but the Ross County goalkeeper makes a superb block.

  76. CLOSE!

    Hamilton Academical 0-0 Kilmarnock

    Kilmarnock's Sammy Clingan lines up a free-kick on the left junction of the penalty area but his effort curls wide of the near post.

  77. DISALLOWED GOAL

    Aberdeen 0-0 Ross County

    Niall McGinn taps the ball home at the back post following a low cross from the left but the Aberdeen man is flagged offside.

  78. Ouch!

    Aberdeen 0-0 Ross County

    Ross County had an early injury scare when Graham Carey appeared to pick up a head knock but the winger was soon back to his feet.

  79. LISTENING OPTIONS

    Commentary of Aberdeen v Ross County on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW. On 92-95FM, it's Sportsound - Open all Mics.

    Both are available online using the 'Live Coverage' tab.

  80. KICK-OFF

    Games getting underway.

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    Jim, Kilmarnock: "Scotland has had a good amount of large sporting events in recent times. Long may it continue."

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    With St Mirren beating Partick Thistle last night, Ross County are three points adrift at the bottom of the Premiership. Can they get their first point or points this afternoon?

    You can watch highlights of St Mirren's win at Thistle using the 'Highlights' tab.

  83. Post update

    In Scottish League One, Dunfermline, Ayr United and Forfar Athletic - all on 10 points at the top of the division - are all away from home while bottom side Airdrieonians host Stranraer.

    The top two in Scottish League Two are also on the road today with Albion Rovers and Arbroath both on 12 points.

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    Elsewhere in the second tier, Falkirk host Dumbarton and Raith Rovers visit Livingston.

  85. Post update

    Queen of the South expect to appoint a replacement to Jim McIntyre by the end of next week.

  86. Post update

    As well as today's top-flight action, there are some intriguing matches in the Championship. Leaders Hearts host Cowdenbeath while second-place Rangers travel to face Alloa Athletic. Hibernian take on managerless Queen of the South in Dumfries.

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    Hamilton player-manager Alex Neil

    "I've not been playing recently so I'll have my work cut out today. Hopefully I can do a job for the team today."

  88. LINE-UPS FROM NEW DOUGLAS PARK

    Hamilton: McGovern, Gordon, Devlin, Gillespie, Hendrie, Neil, Imrie, Crawford, Andreu, Redmond, Scotland. Subs: Lyon, McGrath, Watson, Longridge, Brophy, Docherty, Hill.

    Kilmarnock: Samson, Barbour, Connolly, Pascali, Chantler, Hamill, Clingan, Muirhead, McKenzie, Obadeyi, Magennis. Subs: Miller, Johnston, Ashcroft, Slater, Eremenko, Ngoo, McKay.

    Referee: Kevin Clancy.

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    Ross County manager Jim McIntyre

    "We know it's going to be a difficult task, Aberdeen are a really strong side. Last week we created some decent chances and we want to do the same today. There's definitely still time to put our mark on the club."

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    Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes

    "We're up against a team that are desperate for their first points. We've got good options in forward areas. We've put a team on the pitch that can be positive at home."

  91. LINE-UPS FROM PITTODRIE

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

    Ross County: Brown, Fenlon, Boyd, Irvine, Barr, Gardyne, Brittain, Carey, Quinn, Cardle, Arquin. Subs: Reguero, Jervis, Kiss, de Leeuw, Maatsen, Boyce, Frempah.

    Referee: Craig Thomson.

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    Anonymous: "Good news about hampden getting games for 2020 will there be 16 or 24 teams competing ? If 24 we have great chance of being there harry from glasgow

    Darren: "Hampden is an awful awful football stadium!!! What's the chance of a change?"

  93. Post update

    Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan has just been on Sportsound talking about Hampden being chosen as one of the venues for the Euro 2020. Let me know your thoughts on Glasgow's participation in the event.

  94. TEAM NEWS

    Inverness Caledonian Thistle make three changes from the side that went lost to Rangers in midweek. Carl Tremarco, Liam Polworth and Danny Williams all drop to the bench with Graeme Shinnie, Ross Draper and Ryan Christie returning to the starting line-up.

    Lee Croft and Simon Lappin come in for St Johnstone with Michael O'Halloran dropped to the bench and Scott Brown missing out completely.

  95. LINE-UPS FROM THE CALEDONIAN STADIUM

    Inverness CT: Brill, Raven, Shinnie, Warren, Meekings, Draper, Doran, Watkins, Tansey, Christie, McKay. Subs: Esson, Ross, Devine, Horner, Tremarco, Williams, Polworth.

    St Johnstone: Mannus, Mackay, Wright, Anderson, Easton, Lappin, Millar, McDonald, Wotherspoon, Croft, Graham. Subs: Banks, Morgan, Caddis, Davidson, Miller, O'Halloran, Kerr.

  96. #bbcsportscot

    On Twitter, the hashtag to use is #bbcsportscot.

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  98. Post update

    There are three Premiership matches today and a full card in the Championship as well as Leagues One and Two.

  99. Post update

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