Hibs’ legend Pat Stanton attended the Football Memories meeting at Easter Road earlier this month and enthralled the members and volunteers during a question and answer session conducted by club historian Tom Wright.
Around 100 attended the event which was held in the Behind the Goals bar in the Famous Five Stand, the largest number since the initiative began eight years ago.
Pat recalled his home debut against Dundee where he was asked to mark the great Gordon Smith who was a hero of his father and also playing with and against many great players in the sixties and seventies.
He maintained that Willie Hamilton was the best player he played with at Hibs and told tales of the many glorious European nights under the floodlights.
Pat recently turned 75 and a special event was held for him at the Usher Hall where he was joined on stage by numerous former team-mates and friends including Sir Alex Ferguson.
Tom presented Pat with a matchday programme from a game against Clyde on 3 November 1973 where he scored his only hat-trick for the club and made a donation to his favoured charities, CLASP Children with Cancer and Leukemia Advice and Support for Parents and Muirfield Riding.