Hearts could be without Michael Smith for up to six weeks after boss Craig Levein confirmed the defender had suffered a thigh tear during the 4-0 Scottish Cup victory against Auchinleck Talbot.
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Scott Sinclair scored a hat-trick as holders Celtic thrashed St Johnstone 5-0 at Parkhead to seal their place in the William Hill Scottish Cup quarter-finals.
Auchinleck Talbot’s heady William Hill Scottish Cup adventure came to a shuddering halt at Tynecastle as Hearts claimed a comfortable 4-0 win over the junior outfit.
Hearts striker Uche Ikpeazu is out to make up for lost time after finally coming through his fourth-month injury nightmare.
The fourth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup provided plenty of stories as usual, from Cowdenbeath’s late postponement against Rangers on Friday night to a number of surprise results.
Mark Shankland’s longest wait in football ends on Saturday when Auchinleck Talbot take on his former club Ayr United in the William Hill Scottish Cup at Beechwood Park.
Auchinleck Talbot beat 10-man Fraserburgh 1-0 to reach the fourth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup for just the second time in their history.