Scottish roundup: Michael O’Halloran denied to prolong Rangers’ miserable week

17 September 2016 07:04
• Liam Lindsay earns draw for Partick at Kilmarnock• Graham Cummins’ strike for St Johnstone beats HeartsRangers added to a dismal week with a goalless draw against Ross County in the Premiership. Following their Old Firm humiliation and the Joey Barton fall-out, Rangers were held at Ibrox. The closest they came to goal was a second-half header from the substitute Michael O’Halloran which came back off the crossbar. Rangers could fall further behind Celtic should Brendan Rodgers’ leaders beat Inverness on Sunday.Hearts were denied top spot in the Premiership when a Graham Cummins strike earned St Johnstone a 1-0 victory at McDiarmid Park. The Irishman diverted a mis-hit Liam Craig shot into the goal in the 58th minute to earn the Saints successive wins over Hearts after last month’s League Cup success. The Hearts head coach, Robbie Neilson, was sent to the stand late on and the defender Callum Paterson almost grabbed an equaliser with two minutes remaining but his header bounced back off the bar. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian