Sports news today - 17th April

DOPEY St Mirren ace Paul Dummett was panned by team-mates – after locking himself in his loo.

New dad Marino Franchitti is celebrating again – with a deal to race in the American Le Mans Series.

RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD wants to end his Premier League jinx and beat Phil Taylor.

FORMER world champion Graeme Dott hopes past glory will inspire him to success on snooker’s biggest stage.

NEIL LENNON has told wayward ex-Celtic starlet Paul Shane he’ll always be there for him.

IAN VENNEGOOR OF HESSELINK fears Scottish clubs will go BUST unless the reconstruction mess is fixed.

DUNFERMLINE’S long- term survival will be tougher after the collapse of reconstruction plans, according to administrator Bryan Jackson.

DEREK ADAMS has told Ross County’s critics they’re ALL in it for themselves … not just his club.

DUNDEE fired the first warning.

CALEY CHAIRMAN Kenny Cameron fears Ross County and St Mirren have bolted the door on change.

MIKAEL LUSTIG was at the centre of a Hampden heart scare on Sunday.

STEWART GILMOUR insists St Mirren are NOT in bed with Rangers. (And I’ll SUE anyone who says I was)

SCOTLAND keeper Alan McGregor has hit back at irate Besiktas fans and insisted: Don’t blame me!

MAURICE ROSS played for international bosses Walter Smith, Craig Brown, Berti Vogts, Dick Advocatt, Alex McLeish and Glenn Hoddle.

RANGER’S striker Andy Little has targeted a return to action this weekend.

JITTERY Jags left their fans in a sweat as they failed to get the win they needed to clinch the First Division title.

IAN MURRAY watched Dumbarton edge a step closer to the Great Escape – then urged them to finish the job.

EVERTON used to revel in the nickname “Dogs of War” in the mid-90’s.

SCOTLAND captain Gemma Fray believes they can reach the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

CALUM MALLACE makes less in a year than some SPL stars trouser in a month.

HIB’S Hampden comeback against Falkirk was the best game of Ben William’s career – and also the worst.

COMPETITION
There’s been only one Irish winner of the Scottish Grand National.

What was the horse, and what was the year ?

Answers to studio@blackdiamondfm.com, for the attention of Talking Sport before this Friday 19th April. Also you can send a message on Twitter or Facebook to sportsonbdfm.

No prizes, just for fun.

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