THE SPFL Championship's latest Friday offering produced the desired outcome for Hamilton, who cut the gap on leaders Dundee to a single point with a fully deserved win at chilly New Douglas Park.
THERE is little chance of Darian MacKinnon ever taking his career for granted.
KEVIN CUTHBERT has for a dozen years been a slave to Scottish football's second tier.
ANYONE attempting to predict the results in the SPFL Championship on any chosen weekend can be considered either very bold or very foolish.
THE anticipation has been amplified inside Dens Park.
Alex Neil, the Hamilton Academical player-manager, was yesterday revelling in the signing of Jason Scotland, who has agreed a move to New Douglas Park until the end of the season.
Hamilton Academical insist their plastic pitch will not prevent them from playing in the SPFL Premiership, should they clinch promotion.
There is still an hour to go before training and Mickael Antoine-Curier is careful not to over-exert himself.
AN operation on a torn stomach muscle has forced Alex Neil to take a small step back from Hamilton Academical's pursuit of promotion.
Hearts cannot get a break.
NOT for the first time on Saturday, Ali Crawford would time his run perfectly.
ONE Scottish fixture was called off yesterday due to heavy rainfall.
HIS presence was understated but his influence was not.
ONCE the coals of this contest have been raked over, there might just be a spark with which Morton can ignite their season.
SOMETIMES enough is enough.
Peter MacDonald trudged off the New Douglas Park pitch on Saturday with a new sense of pride.
WHEN this match still had its full complement of players, Hamilton were coasting to victory.
SOMEHOW one sparky little Spaniard managed to make even the SPFL Championship title race seem like something of a sideshow at Cappielow on Saturday.
IT would be something of an understatement to say that Mickael Antoine-Curier has been around a bit.
MORTON earned a point and Nacho Novo proved one.
THIS was supposed to be a stern test for Hamilton Academical, the early pretenders to the SPFL Championship throne.
THOSE who know you best, can hurt you the most.
IT will be another welcome back tonight, but of different kind.
Alex Neil has been leading a double life.
Hamilton ACADEMICAL have strengthened their squad by signing the Spanish defender Jesus Garcia Tena.
ON a night when the prospect of Kenny Miller returning to Rangers for a third time was raised, another striker was showing it can be done and successfully, too.
IT took 65 years for Kilmarnock to get their hands on the League Cup.
THE terms of a transfer story are dictated by the needs of a squad and defined by a manager.
THE snappily-dressed figure of Darian MacKinnon bounced into the press room, the immaculate suit, gleaming brogues, crisp white shirt and skinny tie struggling to contain the exuberant 27-year-old within it.
ALEX NEIL has been appointed player/manager of Hamilton Academical on a permanent basis.