QUEEN OF THE SOUTH goalkeeper Allan Ball saved a penalty by Aberdeen’s Joe Harper (above) in a League Cup tie at Pittodrie.
Ian Purdie scored late on to give the Dons a 2-1 win.
Rangers bounced back from a shock 4-1 defeat by St Mirren to beat Clydebank 5-0 at Kilbowie.
Kilmarnock’s Eddie Morrison scored a hat-trick with his head as the Ayrshire side beat Stenhousemuir 3-1.
English champions Derby County signed David Nish for a British record fee of £225,000.
Brian Clough’s capture of the defender ended weeks of speculation.