Motherwell's defensive fringe players fared better than their attacking colleagues in their quest to work their way into Ian Baraclough's play-off plans after the relegation-threatened Steelmen played out a goalless draw with Partick Thistle.
THERE could have been easier ways to start the biggest week in his club's history and Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager John Hughes admits that the prospect of tomorrow's visit to his former club Celtic has elicited mixed feelings.
STUART McCALL still rejoices in the way one simple text message, just four words long, can encapsulate both the beauty of an understanding woman and the wild celebrations of a thoroughly incomprehensible afternoon.
ALAN STUBBS, the Hibernian manager, wants to give the club's long-suffering supporters their 'I was there' moment this afternoon by inspiring his team to a famous comeback in their play-off semi-final against Rangers.
The sight of a broken Scottish Cup might have been considered ominous by more fragile souls but John Hughes was unperturbed after the famous old trophy took a tumble during its visit to the Highland capital yesterday, writes Kevin Ferrie.