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Hibernian have moved into second place in the Scottish Women's Premier League after winning 2-1 away to Celtic.
Celtic had led at half time through a goal from Sam McManus but Hibs hit back after the break to equalise through Lucy Graham and Joelle Murray gave them three vital points by scoring a late free kick, to put them in the driving seat for the runners-up spot.
Champions Glasgow City extended their advantage to fourteen points with a 2-1 win over Rangers at windy Petershill Park. Rangers took the lead on 36 minutes, when a shot from Erin Cuthbert took a deflection and outwitted City keeper Niki Deiter. Within 60 seconds, City were back on level terms as Fiona Brown netted at the near post following an Emma Black cross. City hit the post through Morgan Marlborough before captain Black popped up on 68 minutes to score the winner.
In-form Spartans are still in with an outside chance of second place after they defeated Aberdeen 1-0, Alana Marshall scoring the only goal of the game.
Hamilton Academical remain on course to finish at the top of the bottom section for the second year in a row after they drew 1-1 with Hutchison Vale for the third time this season, Hutchie's goal coming from Laura Gavin.
Veronica Klechova hit a hat-trick and Sarah Main weighed in with the other two as Inverness City rounded off a good week for themselves with a 5-3 victory over Buchan Ladies, who remain at the foot of the table.
Forfar Farmington and Queen's Park met each other in a crucial clash with both sides trying to avoid the drop and it was Forfar who took a huge stride towards safety with a 3-0 win, thanks to goals from Lindsay Dunbar, Jade McLaren and Alex Russell.
The relegation battle is not yet decided but the two promoted clubs from the Scottish Women's Football League are now known. Falkirk return to the Premier League at the first attempt following their relegation a year ago and they are joined by Hearts, who are promoted to the top flight for the first time.
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