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Ian McCall has become Partick Thistle manager for the second time after leaving Championship rivals Ayr United.

The 54-year-old switches from the side sitting second on goal difference to the one at the bottom of the table.

Another former Thistle manager, Alan Archibald, returns to Firhill as McCall’s assistant.

Thistle dismissed former Scotland defender Gary Caldwell before Saturday’s 3-0 home defeat by Dunfermline Athletic.

Former Thistle winger McCall had been in charge at Somerset Park since 2015 and led them to the League One title and promotion two seasons ago before reaching last season’s promotion play-offs.

More to follow.

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