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  1. Tynecastle boss Stevie Vinter says the club are delighted to finally have the “monkey off their back” after Sunday’s Alex Jack Cup final success.
  2. Spartans cruised in to the William Hill Scottish Cup third round with a 5-0 home win over Inverness Clachnacuddin, but manager Dougie Samuel’s immediate thoughts in the aftermath were for visiting goalkeeper Douglas MacLennan.
  3. Newtongrange Star goalkeeper Keiron Renton will happily settle for unattractive victories if it means the New Victoria Park men continue to climb up the table.
  4. Lothian Thistle have been enjoying a dream season so far, undefeated in all competitions, but they notched up their biggest success to date as they stunned League 2 leaders Stirling Albion with a 5-3 win at Forthbank in the William Hill Scottish Cup second round.
  5. Outgoing Hibs Ladies boss Chris Roberts says he expects to shed a few tears when he takes his team for the final time against Aberdeen tomorrow.