Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Accies Have Edge but Race for Top Flight Could Go to Wire

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Accies Have Edge but Race for Top Flight Could Go to Wire

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HAMILTON will hope to retain their Premiership status on home soil after battling to a 0-0 draw at Tannadice on Thursday.

Accies are favourites at 5-4 with McBookie to win tomorrow and 4-7 to qualify but there was little between the teams in the first leg and the tie could go all the way to a penalty shootout.

You can back either side to win on pens at 12-1 (McBookie). After beating Dundee 4-0 in their last outing at the Superseal, Accies will be confident against the city's other half and are 5-4 with McBookie to be promoted.

United won on Falkirk's plastic pitch after a home draw in the semis and are 23-10 with McBookie for a repeat success. A draw pays 5-2 at boylesports.

Ray McKinnon will feel hard done by after Simon Murray was given a second yellow for diving. It was a clear foul and Murray will be free to play the second leg. That's a boost for United and he could celebrate with a goal.

All the major leagues have finished their regular seasons except Italy and on the final day of Serie A there are one or two issues to be decided. …

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