Hoops cruise to victory

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Celtic returned to the top of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Hearts at Parkhead.

The game turned in the 28th minute when seconds after Gorgie midfielder Suso Santana had hit the post with a drive, James Forrest opened the scoring by knocking in a Daryl Murphy cross from close range.

Hearts boss Jim Jefferies was sent to the stand by referee Willie Collum immediately after for complaining about an offside in the lead-up to the goal but Shaun Maloney grabbed a clinching second before the break and in the dying stages Paddy McCourt, on for Anthony Stokes, scored a wonderful third.

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Daryl Murphy
Shaun Maloney
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