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  • proper n. Kilmarnock Football Club, a football club based in Kilmarnock, Scotland


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  • Does anyone really think that sky/espn really paid £60m for games such as Killie v Aberdeen.

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  • Founded in 1869, "Killie" are the oldest club currently in the Scottish Premier League.

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  • Also the song titled 'The Joyful Kilmarnock Blues' written about the club's relegation battle with Killie contains the line 'I'd never been to Ayrshire, I hitched down one Saturday; sixty miles to Kilmarnock, to see Hibernian play'.

    Who has played the fewest games during a full professional career? | The Knowledge

  • Killie substitute Danny Racchi fired in a long-range consolation goal with three minutes remaining and Victor Wanyama had to block Gary Harkins' effort, but Celtic go into Wednesday's game with hopes of topping the table come Hogmanay.

    Celtic beat Kilmarnock to close gap on Rangers ahead of Old Firm derby

  • One thing's for sure, the major shareholders who profit from the sale of cheap lager in Kilmarnock don't seem to reciprocate by hanging around Killie and spending some cash.

    Scotland's Supermarket Stockholm Syndrome

  • E.ery band for whom Mark E. Smith was a guest singer, he forced them to do at least one song that sounded like The Fall; only Long Fin Killie and Prefab Sprout successfully got him into their own.

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  • The Long Fin Killie and Tackhead collaborations are even stranger.


  • Simper James! simper James, leave your fair Killie dames,

    The Kirk of Scotland’s Alarm: A Ballad

  • Three minutes before the break Conor Sammon wasted a glorious chance to put Killie ahead when, six yards out, he flapped at a cross from Ben Gordon and as he moved in to makes amends for his mis-kicked shot Gallacher somehow scrambled the ball to safety.

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  • Cammy Bell saved a great hook shot from Saints' Darren McGregor in an entertaining first half but after the break Killie stepped up a gear.

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