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Summary

  1. Rooney brace gives Aberdeen win at Motherwell and sends Dons four points clear
  2. McKay goal hands Inverness win over St Mirren, Hamilton beat St Johnstone with Andreu strike
  3. FT: Partick Thistle 2-2 Dundee United (Stevenson, Doolan; Mackay-Steven, Ciftci)
  4. FT: Dundee 1-1 Ross County (McAlister; Curran)

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Time for me to go. Good night.

  2. Post update

    Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes

    "Got to be delighted with that. To have so many clean sheets certainly brings confidence. Adam Rooney's first goal is a brilliant run and a great pick out from David Goodwillie. His second goal comes from a penalty kick and he's very dependable there."

  3. Post update

    Thank you for your company today and your texts, tweets and Facebook comments.

  4. Post update

    Please join us again tomorrow evening for Kilmarnock v Celtic.

  5. Post update

    Those highlights will also be on the BBC Sport website tomorrow.

  6. Post update

    There will be reaction to today's matches on the BBC Sport website later and highlights of today's games will be shown on Sportscene tonight at 22:30 on BBC One Scotland.

  7. TEXT 80295

    Ed, Uddingston: "If Aberdeen had beaten Celtic twice in the league, they would be on 49 points to Celtic's 33!"

  8. Post update

    Richard Wilson

    BBC Scotland

    "The owner of the Phoenix Suns basketball team has made an £18m offer to buy a controlling stake in Rangers.

    "Robert Sarver, an American financier, made the offer just after Christmas in an email to the Rangers International Football Club chairman David Somers."

  9. Post update

    Before I go, there's some breaking news on Rangers today from my colleague Richard Wilson.

  10. Post update

    Kilmarnock host Celtic tomorrow evening and you can follow the action here and on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB.

  11. Post update

    So, a busy weekend of Scottish football and it isn't quite finished yet.

  12. Post update

    Adam Rooney scored from the penalty spot to double his tally of goals for the day, seal victory for Aberdeen and move the Dons four points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership.

    Adam Rooney scores a penalty for Aberdeen against Motherwell
  13. FULL-TIME

    Motherwell 0-2 Aberdeen

    Aberdeen move four points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership with their seventh straight league win. Celtic, who have two games in hand, can cut the gap against Kilmarnock tomorrow evening.

  14. ADDED TIME

    Motherwell 0-2 Aberdeen

    Two minutes of stoppage time coming to an end at Fir Park.

  15. GOAL

    Motherwell 0-2 Aberdeen (Rooney, pen)

    Adam Rooney rolls the ball in from 12 yards for his and Aberdeen's second goal.

  16. RED CARD

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    And Motherwell defender Stephen McManus is sent off.

  17. PENALTY

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    Aberdeen have a penalty after Stephen McManus blocks Cammy Smith's shot on the line and referee Willie Collum blows his whistle for handball.

  18. CLOSE!

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    It's been a far less comfortable second half for Aberdeen but they open up Motherwell again with Ryan Jack slipping a pass through to David Goodwillie, who clips his shot wide of the right-hand post.

  19. Post update

    Hamilton claimed a narrow win at McDiarmid Park and move level on points with second-place Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.

    Stephen Hendrie and Lee Croft
  20. Post update

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    Around 10 minutes left at Fir Park.

  21. CLOSE!

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    David Goodwillie runs on to Ryan Jack's excellent through ball and looks well placed to score but drags his shot across the face of the Motherwell goal.

  22. Post update

    Billy McKay's delicate finish sealed victory for Inverness against St Mirren.

    Billy McKay scores for Inverness against St Mirren
  23. Post update

    Ross County remain bottom of the Scottish Premiership but they are now on points with St Mirren after taking a point against Dundee, Craig Curran (second from left) getting the Highlanders' goal at Dens Park.

    Ross County players celebrating
  24. Post update

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    Dom Thomas sends a shot wide of the Aberdeen goal. Motherwell have improved at Fir Park but still trail the Dons.

  25. FULL-TIME

    Dundee 1-1 Ross County

    After several minutes of stoppage time, it ends level at Dens Park with Ross County claiming a valuable point after having a man sent off in the first half.

  26. SUBSTITUTION

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    Motherwell manager Ian Baraclough seeks a change to the course of play at Fir Park and withdraws John Sutton, with Lee Erwin coming on.

  27. Post update

    Nadir Ciftci scored to secure a point for Dundee United against Partick Thistle at Firhill.

    Dundee United players celebrating
  28. FULL-TIME

    St Johnstone 0-1 Hamilton

    Tony Andreu's first-half goal proves to be enough for Hamilton to take all three points in Perth.

  29. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    Andrew Considine's looping header hits the right-hand post. Aberdeen keep up the pressure and Peter Pawlett's header is saved.

  30. FULL-TIME

    Inverness CT 1-0 St Mirren

    Inverness Caledonian Thistle take all three points against the Buddies, courtesy of Billy McKay's late goal.

  31. FULL-TIME

    Partick Thistle 2-2 Dundee United

    It ends all square at Firhill. Exciting game, four goals and plenty of other chances to entertain the crowd in Glasgow's west end.

  32. ADDED TIME

    Partick Thistle 2-2 Dundee United

    United press for a stoppage-time winner with Ryan Dow going through. The ball eventually finds its way to Stuart Armstrong, who fires over.

  33. GREAT SAVE!

    Dundee 1-1 Ross County

    Antonio Reguero keeps County level again, this time denying Gary Irvine.

  34. Post update

    Billy McKay's goal for Inverness against St Mirren separates the sides at the Caledonian Stadium.

    Billy McKay
  35. CLOSE!

    Dundee 1-1 Ross County

    Kevin Thomson's shot for Dundee goes narrowly wide.

  36. CLOSE!

    Inverness CT 1-0 St Mirren

    St Mirren goalkeeper Mark Ridgers gets a bit lost off his line and Billy McKay almost capitalises, heading the ball into the side netting.

  37. GREAT SAVE!

    Dundee 1-1 Ross County

    Mark Stewart knocks the ball down for Jim McAlister but his shot is blocked by Ross County goalkeeper Antonio Reguero.

  38. CLOSING STAGES

    Four of today's Scottish Premiership matches are drawing to a close with only a few minutes left.

  39. RED CARD

    St Johnstone 0-1 Hamilton

    St Johnstone's James McFadden has been sent off at McDiarmid Park after receiving a second booking.

  40. CLOSE!

    Partick Thistle 2-2 Dundee United

    Ryan Dow fires across the face of Partick Thistle's far post moments after Steven Lawless shot into the Dundee United side-netting.

  41. Ouch!

    Partick Thistle 2-2 Dundee United

    United defender Jaroslaw Fojut has picked up a knock but, with the visitors having used all their subs, he will have to carry on at Firhill.

  42. GET INVOLVED

    Alan on Facebook: "I think it will finish 2 or 3 nil to Aberdeen"

  43. Post update

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    Aberdeen have picked up where they left off at Fir Park, controlling possession and spending large spells in the Motherwell half.

  44. Post update

    Craig Curran scored on his Ross County debut to bring the visitors level against Dundee.

    Craig Curran scores for Ross County against Dundee
  45. GOAL

    Inverness CT 1-0 St Mirren (McKay)

    Finally at goal at the Caledonian Stadium. David Raven charges towards the byline and cuts back for Billy McKay who, with his back to goal, heels the ball into the net for the opener.

  46. KICK-OFF

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    Aberdeen start the second half at Fir Park.

  47. GOAL

    Partick Thistle 2-2 Dundee United (Ciftci)

    Dundee United had looked all at sea but equalise after a superb run from his own half from Gary Mackay-Steven before setting up Nadir Ciftci for a deft finish by the Turkish striker.

  48. Post update

    Dundee 1-1 Ross County

    Dundee defender James McPake, who was involved in a challenge with Ross County's Antonio Reguero that left the stopper needing treatment, is now coming off himself after not being able to recover from the injury he sustained.

  49. #bbcscotfootball

    Stuart Paterson on Twitter: "#bbcscotfootball better stuff from Motherwell today. Not much in the game. Poor mistake that led up to the goal."

    Kerr on Twitter: "We can only hope for a Dundee Utd replica now... #Saints #COYS #bbcscotfootball"

  50. GOAL

    Dundee 1-1 Ross County (Curran)

    Ten-man Ross County are level again with new signing Craig Curran smashing the ball into the net.

  51. STALEMATE SO FAR

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Mirren

    Still no goals at the Caledonian Stadium. Similar to the first half, St Mirren have had a decent spell of pressure.

  52. Post update

    Adam Rooney fired Aberdeen in front at Motherwell.

    Adam Rooney scores for Aberdeen against Motherwell
  53. Ouch!

    Dundee 1-0 Ross County

    Ross County goalkeeper Antonio Reguero was injured in the act of saving an effort by James McPake and the stopper is having his head bandaged up in order to continue the match.

  54. Twitter comments

    jeremy wood: "#bbcscotfootball motherwell really a pale shadow of last year's team. Dons well on top #COYR"

    Tim Ferwood: "The lean, red, aberdeen machine continues its march! COYR #bbcscotfootball"

    Sardanapalos: "GOAAAAAAAAL !!! Well done Mc'Alister! Let's go! #bbcscotfootball"

  55. CLOSE!

    Dundee 1-0 Ross County

    James McPake is denied by County goalkeeper Antonio Reguero and, from the rebound, Luka Tankulic hits the post.

  56. HALF-TIME

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    Aberdeen have the lead at the break in today's later kick-off, courtesy of Adam Rooney's strike.

  57. SUBSTITUTIONS

    Partick Thistle 2-1 Dundee United

    Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara is seeking a turnaround at Firhill and has sent on Charlie Telfer and Blair Spittal in place of John Rankin and Keith Watson.

  58. #bbcscotfootball

    Andrew Priestley on Twitter: "The table looks very good at the moment for Aberdeen fans, but not so good if you're a follower of Motherwell. #bbcscotfootball"

  59. HITS THE WOODWORK

    St Johnstone 0-1 Hamilton

    Mickael Antoine-Curier has a chance for Hamilton but, after being picked out by Dougie Imrie in the box, the big striker rattles the crossbar after his shot takes a deflection off Steven Anderson.

  60. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

    The Dons very close to doubling their lead as Niall McGinn cuts in from the right and clips the top of the bar with a shot.

  61. GOAL

    Dundee 1-0 Ross County (McAlister)

    Jim McAlister runs on to Gary Irvine's pass and, with his left-foot, lashes the ball into the net to give Dundee the lead against 10-man Ross County.

  62. #bbcscotfootball

    Sardanapalos on Twitter: "What's wrong with Dundee? c'mon !! #bbcscotfootball"

  63. Post update

    Partick Thistle 2-1 Dundee United

    According to BBC Radio Scotland's Rob Maclean at Firhill, Partick Thistle have not beaten Dundee United since 1995. Might that run end today?

  64. GOAL

    Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen (Rooney)

    Adam Rooney's run is perfectly times to stay onside, latch on to David Goodwillie's chipped pass and coolly place the ball into the right-hand corner of the net.

  65. #bbcscotfootball

    Alan David Duncan: "@AberdeenFC dominant in possession & territory, great movement off the ball. But nothing to trouble 'Well goalie yet. #bbcscotfootball #COYR"

  66. GET INVOLVED

    Please keep giving me your thoughts on today's games. You can text 80295, tweet using the hashtag #bbcscotfootball or leave comments at the BBC Sport Scotland Facebook page.

  67. KICK-OFF

    The 15:00 games are resuming for the second half.

  68. Post update

    Aberdeen defender Andrew Considine tackles Motherwell striker John Sutton in an early exchange at Fir Park

    Aberdeen defender Andrew Considine tackles Motherwell striker John Sutton
  69. Post update

    BBC Scotland commentator Liam McLeod at Fir Park

    "The Dons have been bossing this game, with a hat-trick of really good opportunities. Motherwell have had just one good chance, through Henrik Ojamaa. Motherwell are playing with 17-year-old Luke Watt at left-back. It's his debut - he's primarily a right-back. After 28 minutes it's still 0-0."

  70. Post update

    This save by St Mirren keeper Mark Ridgers denied Inverness striker Billy McKay in the first half.

    Mark Ridgers and Billy McKay
  71. CLOSE!

    Motherwell 0-0 Aberdeen

    Henrik Ojamaa flashes a shot wide of the Aberdeen goal. Best effort so far from the hosts.

  72. Post update

    Kris Doolan put Paritck Thistle in front against Dundee United.

    Kris Doolan scores for Partick Thistle against Dundee United
  73. Post update

    The Hamilton players celebrate Tony Andreu's first-half goal.

    Hamilton players celebrating
  74. HALF-TIME

    Dundee 0-0 Ross County

    County get to half-time without conceding despite Terry Dunfield being shown a red card early in the game. David Clarkson will wonder how he missed a simple tap-in in front of goal.

  75. HALF-TIME

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Mirren

    Goalless at the break at the Caledonian Stadium but plenty of chances, particularly for St Mirren.

  76. Post update

    St Mirren's Marc McAusland gets to grips with Inverness striker Billy McKay.

    Inverness striker Billy McKay and St Mirren's Marc McAusland
  77. HALF-TIME

    St Johnstone 0-1 Hamilton

    Hamilton just about deserve to be in front in Perth thanks to Tony Andreu's goal, but Saints are far from out of it, especially with James McFadden playing some dazzling stuff.

  78. HALF-TIME

    Partick Thistle 2-1 Dundee United

    Thistle lead at the break having earlier been in behind.

  79. Post update

    Motherwell 0-0 Aberdeen

    David Goodwillie misses his kick at the vital moment as Aberdeen continue to press at Fir Park.

  80. GREAT SAVE!

    Partick Thistle 2-1 Dundee United

    Dundee United's defence are all at sea and goalkeeper Radosław Cierzniak comes to the rescue with a goal-line block after Kris Doolan misses his kick in front of goal before Gary Fraser finally directs the ball towards the gaping net.

  81. CLOSE!

    St Johnstone 0-1 Hamilton

    Hamilton miss the chance to make it 2-0. Ali Crawford's delightful through ball sends Mickael Antoine-Curier in on goal but he is put under pressure by the Saints defence and fires wide.

  82. GREAT SAVE!

    Partick Thistle 2-1 Dundee United

    Dundee United goalkeeper Radosław Cierzniak's low one-handed save prevents Steven Lawless increasing Partick Thistle's lead with a fine run and drive from the edge of the penalty box.

  83. CLOSE!

    Motherwell 0-0 Aberdeen

    Adam Rooney heads Niall McGinn's cross narrowly wide of the Motherwell goal.

  84. EARLY STAGES

    Motherwell 0-0 Aberdeen

    Aberdeen have had the only real chance so far at Fir Park with David Goodwillie's effort saved. Fairly even start.

  85. GREAT SAVE!

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Mirren

    Slackness in the St Mirren defence allows Billy McKay in on goal but he cannot beat goalkeeper Mark Ridgers.

  86. GOAL

    St Johnstone 0-1 Hamilton (Andreu)

    Hamilton have soaked up some pressure and hit St Johnstone with a sucker punch as Tony Andreu finds himself unmarked in the area and volleys home a cross from the left.

  87. GET INVOLVED

    Steve Incles on Facebook: "Come on 'Well. Cannae get worse than after a drubbing by Hamilton. Get out there and stuck in from the off boys!!!!!"

  88. Post update

    Ross County's Terry Dunfield heads for an early bath at Dens Park after being shown a straight red card for a bad tackle on Dundee midfielder Paul McGowan

    Ross County's Terry Dunfield
  89. GOAL

    Partick Thistle 2-1 Dundee United (Doolan)

    Thistle have turned the game around as Kris Doolan pounces as the ball bobbles around the Dundee United penalty area to side-foot home from 12 yards.

  90. KICK-OFF

    Motherwell 0-0 Aberdeen

    The match is underway at Fir Park.

  91. CLOSE!

    Dundee 0-0 Ross County

    Greg Stewart rolls the ball to Dundee team-mate David Clarkson but somehow the striker misses from a few yards out.

  92. CLOSE!

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Mirren

    Kenny McLean is very close to giving the Buddies the lead again, this time sending a shot narrowly wide.

  93. GREAT SAVE!

    Partick Thistle 1-1 Dundee United

    Suddenly Thistle are threatening to go ahead, with Ryan Stevenson's neat chip finding Kris Doolan and the striker's volley from 10 yards is beaten away by goalkeeper Radosław Cierzniak at the near post.

  94. #bbcscotfootball

    Shaun Thorpe: "Cannot understand how kiss gets a game for county he is so poor and lacks effort. Think we may have 3 managers at this rate #bbcscotfootball"

  95. GET INVOLVED

    Alan on Facebook: "For the title my heart says Aberdeen, head says Celtic, rest of me just wants to see good football and a proper competition!"

  96. GREAT SAVE!

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Mirren

    St Mirren have started well in the Highlands and Kenny McLean has been denied by Dean Brill's save.

  97. CLOSE!

    St Johnstone 0-0 Hamilton

    James McFadden shows a glimpse of his ability as he picks up the ball on the right, tip-toes his way beyond a couple of Hamilton defenders and curls in an effort from the edge of the box that drifts narrowly wide of the top corner.

  98. GOAL

    Partick Thistle 1-1 Dundee United (Stevenson)

    Partick Thistle equalise out of the blue against Dundee United as Ryan Stevenson rises to head into the net from a Gary Fraser corner with goalkeeper Radosław Cierzniak standed and the Thistle man strangely unmarked.

  99. CLOSE!

    Dundee 0-0 Ross County

    Filip Kiss fires in a shot for Ross County and a deflection takes the ball just wide.

  100. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Mirren

    Kenny McLean's long-range effort has the beating of Inverness goalkeeper Dean Brill but clips the top of the crossbar.

  101. CLOSE!

    Dundee 0-0 Ross County

    Gary Irvine fires into the side netting after getting the break of the ball in the County box.

  102. GET INVOLVED

    Anonymous text to 80295: "Alex Harris has not been the same player since his injury and terry butchers methods left him short in confidence when he said he was needing to be rested then as he did with others brought him back a few weeks later like some others who he said had no future and find another club little wonder hibs were religated,"

    (Motherwell fan) Allan Steele on Facebook: "Allan Gutted to see so few changes after the hamilton game. was hoping a few more under 20s to get a chance"

    Arab Kris has text 80295: "As it stands, for a few minutes at least, Dundee United are top of the Scottish Premier Football League. In the 2nd half of the season. Let's just savour that shall we?"

  103. Post update

    Inverness CT 0-0 St Mirren

    Not much happening at the Caledonian Stadium in the opening quarter-of-an-hour.

  104. GET INVOLVED

    Scott on Twitter: "Never a red. Yellow yes. Red no. Oh well... #Dundee"

    Eoin Morrison on Facebook: "Come on YEEEEE REDS !"

  105. PENALTY APPEAL

    Partick Thistle 0-1 Dundee United

    Claims for a penalty by Partick Thistle are waved away by referee John Beaton as Kris Doolan hits the deck inside the Dundee United penalty area.

  106. HITS THE WOODWORK

    St Johnstone 0-0 Hamilton

    St Johnstone have the first real sight of goal as Michael O'Halloran lashes an effort off the bar from close range after a scramble in the Hamilton box.

  107. RED CARD

    Terry Dunfield is the man who has been sent off for County for serious foul play following a challenge on Paul McGinn.

  108. GOAL

    Partick Thistle 0-1 Dundee United (Mackay-Steven)

    Gary Mackay-Steven scores his third goal in two games as Nadir Ciftci's clever chip behind the Thistle defence allows the United midfielder plenty of time to clip his shot past Paul Gallacher and into the far corner from 15 yards.

  109. Post update

    St Johnstone 0-0 Hamilton

    Hamilton have started on the front foot with Mickael Antoine-Curier and Tony Andreu trying their luck to no avail. Accies youngster Ali Crawford is looking lively, pushing forward from midfield at every opportunity.

  110. RED CARD

    Dundee 0-0 Ross County

    Ross County are down to 10 men early in the match but there's a bit of confusion as to who has been sent off.

  111. Ouch!

    Partick Thistle 0-0 Dundee United

    A clash of heads leaves Jarosław Fojut and Ryan Stevenson nursing bruises.

  112. LINE-UPS FROM FIR PARK

    Motherwell: Twardzik, Watt, O'Brien, McManus, Reid, Ainsworth, Lasley, Kerr, Law, Sutton, Ojamaa. Subs: Carswell, Nielsen, Erwin, Cummins, Thomas, Cadden, McMillan.

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

    Referee: William Collum.

  113. CLOSE!

    Dundee 0-0 Ross County

    Paul McGowan runs on to David Clarkson's pass and tries to chip Ross County goalkeeper Antonio Reguero but the ball does not come down enough for the Dundee man.

  114. CLOSE!

    Partick Thistle 0-0 Dundee United

    Partick Thistle gaolkeeper Paul Gallacher makes an early save from Gary Mackay-Steven as the in-form Dundee United winger speeds into the penalty box.

  115. KICK-OFF

    Games beginning to kick off in Dundee, Glasgow, Inverness and Perth.

  116. TEAM NEWS

    Dundee v Ross County

    Dundee goalkeeper Scott Bain returns after suffering a shoulder injury with Arvid Schenk, who conceded six goals in the Dundee derby, on the bench. New signing Alex Harris, on loan from Hibs, while Kevin Thomson and Paul McGinn return.

    County include their new signing Craig Curran as well as Joe Cardle and Jackson Irvine.

  117. TEXT 80295

    Anonymous: "Your sub-heading should read "utd can go top for 30 mins with a win at firhill""

  118. Post update

    Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes

    "I'm enjoying watching my team. When you're winning games and you're on the run that we're on, the next game can't come quick enough. We know that it can quickly change. One disappointing result sets you back."

  119. GET INVOLVED

    William Spence on Facebook: "Believe... 4 points clear keep the dream alive. COYR"

  120. Post update

    Ross County manager Jim McIntyre

    "We are doing a lot of things well but the most important thing is sticking the ball into the net. The consistency levels have to improve otherwise we won't meet our goals. It will be a tough game but I'm confident that we've picked a team that can be more than a match today."

  121. Post update

    If Aberdeen win today, they will go four points clear at the top of the Premiership ahead of Celtic's trip to Kilmarnock on Monday. Celtic currently have a game in hand over the Dons.

  122. GET INVOLVED

    Gordon MacPherson on Facebook: "I just hope Aberdeen dinnae win, we'll never hear the end o' it!"

  123. LINE-UPS FROM DENS PARK

    Dundee: Bain, McGinn, McPake, Davidson, Irvine, Thomson, McAlister, Harris, McGowan, Stewart, Clarkson. Subs: Dyer, Konrad, MacDonald, Tankulic, Schenk, Carreiro, Harkins.

    Ross County: Reguero, Irvine, Saunders, Paul Quinn, Reckord, Cardle, Brittain, Kiss, Dunfield, Boyce, Curran. Subs: Boyd, Jervis, Maatsen, Ross, Brown, Carey, MacLeod.

    Referee: Craig Thomson.

  124. TRANSFER NEWS

    Dundee have made Bulgarian defender Kostadin Gadzhalov their second signing of the January transfer window. The Dens Park side took Alex Harris on loan from Hibernian yesterday with Martin Boyle going in the opposite direction.

    Striker Jason Scotland has left Hamilton Academical with the Lanarkshire club recruiting former Limerick midfielder Lee Lynch.

  125. GET INVOLVED

    Gregor Reid on Twitter: "Hope Saints beat Caley, Thistle, Dundee, St J win. Build nice cushion."

  126. Post update

    Motherwell manager Ian Baraclough

    "I try to be calm on the sidelines. It's important for me to totally focus on the game. We've got a couple of injures. Seventeen-year-old Luke Watt coming in for his debut, what a game for him. We have had to change one or two things. I've set the team out to go and attack Aberdeen and try and win the game."

  127. GET INVOLVED

    George Greenhowe on Facebook: "I predict Aberdeen will win 3-0"

    Cameron Sanderson on Twitter: "Can someone answer this for me. Who assesses the referees performances? Scottish football can't improve till the refs do. #bbcscotfootball"

  128. Post update

    Thistle play their first match of 2015 after their New Year's Day meeting with Celtic was called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

  129. TEAM NEWS

    Dundee United are unchanged after their 6-2 win over Dundee. Paul Paton was available following suspension, but the midfielder tweeted that "today's game comes too early for me. Just back running after a minor procedure".

    Thistle are decimated by injuries and illness and show five changes from the team that lost 1-0 to Motherwell. Out go Danny Seaborne, Abdul Osman, James Craigen, Christie Elliot and Kallum Higginbotham. In come Kris Doolan, Steven Lawless, Liam Lindsay, Declan McDaid and Dale Keenan.

  130. LINE-UPS FROM McDIARMID PARK

    St Johnstone: Mannus, Mackay, Wright, Lappin, Anderson, Croft, Millar, McDonald, O'Halloran, Graham, McFadden. Subs: Scobbie, MacLean, Wotherspoon, Banks, Caddis, Miller, Brown.

    Hamilton: McGovern, Gillespie, Canning, Devlin, Hendrie, MacKinnon, Imrie, Routledge, Andreu, Crawford, Antoine-Curier. Subs: Watson, Longridge, Brophy, Docherty, Garcia Tena, Redmond, Hill.

    Referee: Andrew Dallas.

  131. LINE-UPS FROM FIRHILL STADIUM

    Partick Thistle: Gallacher, O'Donnell, Balatoni, Lindsay, Keenan, Fraser, Bannigan, Lawless, Stevenson, McDaid, Doolan. Subs: Fox, Craigen, Eccleston, Wilson, Leyden.

    Dundee Utd: Cierzniak, Watson, Dillon, Fojut, Townsend, Butcher, Rankin, Mackay-Steven, Armstrong, Erskine, Ciftci. Subs: Wilson, Dow, Telfer, Connolly, Spittal, Szromnik, Spark.

    Referee: John Beaton.

  132. LINE-UPS FROM THE CALEDONIAN STADIUM

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

    St Mirren: Ridgers, Naismith, McAusland, Goodwin, Tesselaar, Drury, Mallan, McGinn, Kelly, McLean, Thompson. Subs: Wylde, Osbourne, Reilly, Ball, Kello, Baird, McLear.

    Referee: Bobby Madden.

  133. Post update

    Let me know your thoughts on today's games. You can text 80295, tweet using the hashtag #bbcscotfootball or leave comments at the BBC Sport Scotland Facebook page.

  134. Post update

    In the earlier games, Dundee host Ross County, St Mirren travel to face Inverness, Partick Thistle are at home to Dundee United and Hamilton are St Johnstone's visitors.

  135. Post update

    Ten Scottish Premiership sides continue their January programme today with four games at 15:00 and Motherwell v Aberdeen at 15:30.

  136. Post update

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