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  1. FT: Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical (Crawford)
  2. FT: Inverness CT 1-1 Ross County (Watkins; Arquin)
  3. Hamilton go top of the Scottish Premiership
  4. Accies' first win at Celtic Park for 76 years
  5. Caley Thistle up to third after Highland derby
  6. Ross County three points behind Motherwell at bottom

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By Clive Lindsay

All times stated are UK

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No doubt the ramifications of Hamilton's win over Celtic will be felt on the news pages in the hours to come. For now, however, I must say goodbye and please join us again on Saturday when Scotland face Georgia in their Euro 2016 qualifier at Ibrox Stadium.

While Hamilton were creating their own bit of history at Celtic Park,

Stirling University coach Shelley Kerr is making hers by leading her hew side into a Scottish Cup tie against Albion Rovers. You can follow the match between the Lowland League outfit and the League Two side, who have been pegged back after taking an early lead,

Celtic manager Ronny Deila on BBC Radio Scotland

"It was were were not determined enough in the final third and the finishing was not good enough.

"Some of the chances we missed were just unbelievable.

"I knew Hamilton would work hard, but if you have 10-15 chances, you should win games.

"It was not the standard we want. You have to really want it to make that extra 10%.

"It is very hurtful and we have to bounce back in the next game.

"If we had not created anything and had been really poor, I would be more worried."

Ross County manager Jim McIntyre on BBC Radio Scotland

"I thought our shape was excellent in the first and got in their faces, allowing us to create chances.

"Every game we've had, we have had them and we need to take a higher percentage of them.

"Alex has done a great job there at Hamilton and it doesn't surprise me - they have great energy there."

Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager John Hughes on BBC Radio Scotland

"I was glad to get in at half-time at 1-0 and change the shape.

"We asked them at half time to make Ross County know they have been in a derby game and, in the second half, it was all Inverness.

"They had a few chances in the first half, but, to be honest, we had enough chances in that second half to win two games.

"It is no surprise to me that Hamilton are riding high as they have some good, hungry young players."

For Celtic, the rumblings of discontent could soon become a thundering crisis for Ronny Deila. The Norwegian manager who succeeded Neil Lennon in the summer has yet to convince the Hoops support and his side now lie six points behind Hamilton in sixth place, although they do have a game in hand.

Hamilton Academical forward Dougie Imrie on BBC Radio Scotland

Imrie was in the Greenock Morton side who won a cup game at Celtic Park last season

"To come to Celtic Park and go top of the league is a massive achievement.

"Celtic put us under pressure, but you have to expect that.

"We have got some great players here and hopefully we can keep hold of them.

"The main target is to stay in this league and, if anything else is achieved, so much the better."

Hamilton Academical player-manager Alex Neil on BBC Radio Scotland

"We did great. Our shape and way we went about out business was excellent.

"We could have done better to control the game in the first half, but after the break we started to play the ball about.

"We rode our luck a couple of times but at the other end we could have scored another one.

"To be honest, I think we can play better than that in terms of retention of the ball.

"It is no surprise that some were a bit overawed in the first half.

"Nine games and 20 points, we are over the moon with that.

"Nine games ago people were saying we would be lucky to pick up a point."

Hamilton's fourth clean sheet in a row brings them their first win at Celtic Park for 76 years. Their best start to a post-war top-flight season - they are unbeaten in eight games now - takes Alex Neil's side above Dundee United at the top of the Scottish Premiership by a point.

Former Celtic midfielder Murdo MacLeod on BBC Radio Scotland

"I was worried that Hamilton might not be able to come here and play their normal game. But it is great for football that they can come here and pass the ball about and get their reward. I have seen sides winning here by sitting back, but they didn't do that and all the positives today go to Hamilton.2

Mickael Antoine-Curier and Ali Crawford celebrate
Mickael Antoine-Curier congratulates Hamilton scorer Ali Crawford


Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon is up in the Hamilton penalty box for a corner as the home side are desperate to equalise.

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Gasps from the Celtic support as Anthony Stokes somehow heads wide from five yards following an Aleksandar Tonev cross to the near post.

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Darren Lyon replaces Tony Andreu for the final few minutes. Can Hamilton hold on?

Former Celtic midfielder Murdo MacLeod on BBC Radio Scotland

"Celtic have got to up the tempo and keep on working the Hamilton players."


Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Ross County

A tale of two halves finishes at Caledonian Stadium with the honours in the Highland derby shared. Ross County had the better of the first half, but they had to survive a second-half battering before claiming a point that will be vital as they attempt to lift themselves off the bottom of the SPFL Premiership.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Ross County

Ross County manager Jim McIntyre is urging his bedraggled but brave players on as the match enters stoppage time.

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Even before today, this has been Hamilton's best start to a top-flight campaign since 1935-36. Some achievement, especially if they can add a win at Celtic Park.

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Frustration in Celtic's ranks grows as Jason Denayer side-foots weakly at Mark McGovern and then John Guidetti's replacement, Leigh Griffiths, touches wide.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Ross County

Ross County are throwing body after body in front of Caley Thistle efforts on their goal and they have two players down injured inside their own penalty box as a result.

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

So close to a Hamilton second as Tony Andreu curves a shot wide from 20 yards. A massive "ooooh" from the very vocal travelling support.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Ross County

It is Mark Brown to the rescue again as Ryan Christie nutmegs his marker, but the Ross County goalkeeper beats away the midfielder's side-footed effort from 12 yards.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Ross County

Former Caley Thistle goalkeeper Mark Brown is proving to be the hero for Ross County as he parries a volley from Ross Draper.

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

A great chance for Anthony Stokes as Kris Commons stands up a cross from the right, but the Celtic striker heads wide. Hamilton break quickly and substitute Louis Longridge opens up the space for a shot that is deflected wide.


Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Ross County

Mark Brown saves superbly from a Billy McKay toe poke after a Ross Draper header as Inverness press for a winner.

Marley Watkins equalises for Inverness
Marley Watkins sent the ball past Mark Brown to equalise for Inverness

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Hamilton player-manager Alex Neil is booked in his technical area for dissent. Celtic press again and Emilio Izaguirre's volley is deflected away from goal.

Ali Crawford opens the scoring for Hamilton at Celtic Park
Ali Crawford sent the ball past Craig Gordon to put Hamilton ahead at Celtic Park

Andy Campbell

BBC Sport Scotland at Celtic Park

"Celtic go to the bench and Leigh Griffiths comes on for John Guidetti. The Celtic fans are upset to see Guidetti coming off but pleased to see Griffiths on the park. Aleksandar Tonev also comes on for Wakaso Mubarak."

Yoann Arquin celebrates his goal
Yoann Arquin opened the scoring at Caledonian Stadium

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Hamilton will not only be recording their first win at Celtic Park for 76 years but will be top of the league if the scores stay like this in both venues. Celtic have not lost home in a domestic fixture for nearly two years and the hosts look rattled now as they attempt to protect that proud record.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Ross County

It is all Inverness now in the Highland capital and Gary Warren heads over at the back post from a corner.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-1 Ross County

Ross County goalkeeper Mark Brown produces a fine, instinctive block with his shins as Aaron Doran breaks down the right and his low cross is first-timed towards goal from 15 yards by scorer Marley Watkins.

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

A Jason Denayer header is blocked on the goal-line by scorer Ali Crawford as the Celtic defender is left unmarked and goes close to equalising.


Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical

Kris Commons threatens for the first time this afternoon and the Celtic midfielder's powerful effort is superbly touched wide by Hamilton goalkeeper Michael McGovern.

Celtic 0-1 Hamilton Academical (Ali Crawford)

Hamilton midfielder Ali Crawford thumps the ball home from the edge of the area after getting the break of the ball. What a start to the second half for Accies.

Celtic 0-0 Hamilton Academical

Anthony Stokes has a great chance for Celtic but side-foots his effort straight at the goalkeeper.

Andy Campbell

BBC Sport Scotland at Celtic Park

"James Forrest takes his seat in the stand. The Celtic winger is nearing a recovery but is not quite ready for first-team action, which is a blow both for his club and Scotland ahead of the international double-header against Georgia and Poland."


Celtic 0-0 Hamilton Academical

There are no changes at half-time at Celtic Park, where the home side are immediately on the attack and John Guidetti sends an effort past.