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Summary

  1. Hearts want 'seven figures' for Paterson
  2. AGM at Tynecastle also hears about stadium development plans
  3. Premiership: Celtic v Partick Thistle (19:45)
  4. SFA considers response to Fifa's poppy fine

Live Reporting

By Thomas McGuigan and Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

  1. Richard Wilson

    BBC Scotland

    Celtic's Liam Henderson and Scott Sinclair celebrate

    Richard Wilson

    BBC Scotland

    Scott Sinclair's goal against Partick Thistle is enough to secure a 12th straight league win for Celtic, who go 14 points clear at the top.

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  2. That's all for now

    Thank you for joining us today. Tune in to Sportsound on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB/online from 18:30 GMT and follow live coverage of Celtic v Partick Thistle on the BBC Sport website from 19:00.

    We'll be back tomorrow with more live Scottish football news.

  3. Celtic v Partick: Hosts can go 14 clear

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    Sean Welsh and Gary Mackay-Steven

    Radio and text coverage of top versus bottom in Scottish Premiership as unbeaten Celtic take on Partick Thistle.

    Celtic 1-0 Partick Thistle: As it happened

    Radio and text coverage of top versus bottom in Scottish Premiership as unbeaten Celtic beat Partick Thistle.

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  4. Stats - Celtic v Partick Thistle

    Tonight, 19:45 GMT - live on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB/online

    • Celtic are averaging 3.33 goals per game in home domestic fixtures so far this season
    • The Premiership leaders are unbeaten in 20 domestic fixtures this term
    • Partick Thistle have lost all 10 of their Premiership fixtures against Celtic since returning to the top flight for the 2013-14 season
    • Two of the Jags' three league wins this term have come away from home
  5. Christmas bonus for United boss

    Dundee United's Ray McKinnon has a new Christmas decoration since he is the Championship manager of the month for November.

    The Tannadice outfit are ticking along very nicely, unbeaten in 13 games in all competitions.

    United end the year against St Mirren (H) and Dumbarton (A).

    Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon
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    Video caption: Ian Cathro needs time at Hearts, says owner Ann Budge

    Hearts owner Ann Budge discusses the club's stadium redevelopment and says new head coach Ian Cathro needs to be given time.

  7. Hearts help spread festive cheer

    Hearts players have been visiting the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh today.

    Where are the Santa hats lads?

    Hearts players visit the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh
  8. Warburton praises 'patient' Waghorn

    Rangers manager Mark Warburton says forward Martyn Waghorn "has been very patient" after the striker marked his return to the starting line-up with two goals in Friday's 2-1 win at Hamilton.

    "He’s a guy who scored 28 goals last season and had an unfortunate injury which meant he missed some key games towards the end of the season," Warburton told the Rangers website.

    "He played very well, and he trained very well too last week on astro-turf. That came into it as well.

    “It’s a big club Rangers, and you want to bring the quality and strength in depth in, and that means sometimes that you have to miss out. A lot of players are doing that, but when they are called upon, they show a tremendous application."

    Martyn Waghorn and Mark Warburton
    Image caption: Waghorn (left) took his season's tally to 10 with two at New Douglas Park
  9. Budge on Hearts' proposed debenture scheme

    Brian McLauchlin

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Hearts owner and chairwoman Ann Budge addressed around 400 shareholders at the club's annual general meeting this morning and announced plans for a debenture scheme to help fund the £12m redevelopment of the main stand at Tynecastle.

    And, later, she told BBC Scotland: "I've had a number of supporters contact me already and say, 'can I have a lifetime membership?'

    "I don't want it to become a stand purely for the corporates and people who can spend hundreds of pounds to come to football.

    "We've got to offer something for a full range of supporters and that's really what we're trying to do."

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    Ann Budge
  10. Knox commits to new Livingston deal

    Livingston teenager Matthew Knox has signed a new two-and-a-half year contract with the League One leaders.

    The attacking midfielder became the West Lothian club's youngest first team player on Boxing Day last season, just four days after his 16th birthday.

    He has trained with Rangers and Manchester United this year and made seven appearances for Livi this term.

    Matthew Knox
    Image caption: Knox will turn 17 this week
    Matthew Knox training with Rangers
    Image caption: Knox spent time training with Rangers in March
  11. Killie wait for answers on loan players

    Clive Lindsay

    BBC Scotland Sport

    Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark admits his January transfer strategy is dependent on other clubs' plans for some of his own players.

    The Scottish Premiership outfit have five players who could potentially return to their parent clubs at the end of their loan spells.

    "We are not in total control of their destiny," said Clark. "Even if we want them to stay, it is whether their parent club wants them to stay and whether they want to stay.

    "But continuity is a big thing. The lads have grown into playing for the club and all have made a contribution."

    Clark said he has "one or two" signing targets and that his plans have not been altered by injuries to central defenders Scott Boyd and Miles Addison as he expects both to be fit for the Scottish Cup tie against Hamilton Academical in January.

    Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark
    Image caption: Clark overhauled his squad in the summer with 15 new arrivals
  12. McKinnon wins November manager prize

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    Dundee United are on a run of 13 games unbeaten in all competitions and level on points with Championship leaders Hibernian.

  13. Hearts want 'seven-figure sum' for Paterson

    More from Hearts' AGM...

    Brian McLauchlin

    BBC Sport Scotland at Tynecastle

    Hearts director of football Craig Levein has announced that defender Callum Paterson will not be sold in the January transfer window unless a "seven-figure sum" is on the table.

    Scotland cap Paterson, 22, is out of contract at the end of the season and the club would receive a development fee of around £450,000 if he left at the end of his current deal.

    Levein also told shareholders at the club's annual meeting that new head coach Ian Cathro would have funds available to bring in new players during the upcoming transfer window but said the ultimate aim was to provide players from the academy into the first team.

    Callum Paterson and Ian Cathro
    Image caption: Paterson and Cathro after Saturday's 1-1 draw with Partick Thistle
  14. Plan to raise funds for Tynecastle redevelopment

    Brian McLauchlin

    BBC Sport Scotland at Tynecastle

    Hearts are to launch a new debenture system in the New Year to try and bridge a £3m funding gap for the redevelopment of the main stand at Tynecastle.

    Club owner Ann Budge made the announcement at the club's annual general meeting, where around 400 shareholders were in attendance. Budge believes capitalising on the increased ground capacity of more than 20,000 and ongoing fundraising would also help with the total costs of £12m.

    Commitments from fans group the Foundation of Hearts and club benefactors of £3m each will also help with the total cost of the redevelopment. Budge told shareholders £2.5m has already been spent in the preparation of the new stand.

    Budge said there are no plans of any kind to go into debt to fund the renovation.

    Tynecastle
    Image caption: Tynecastle is currently under development