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Fantastic February for Hibs ‘Starman’ Martin Boyle

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Martin Boyle has rediscovered the form that won him international recognition with Australia and helped Hibs to third place in the table after overcoming the personal struggles that he and family members have faced...

Mental Mechanics on the ball to support footballers’ mental health

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An Edinburgh football team formed in memory of a young man lost to suicide has joined forces with mental health charity Support in Mind Scotland to encourage players to open up and talk about...
Jackson Irvine

Jack Ross delighted with additions to Hibs’ squad

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Hibs’ Head Coach Jack Ross was delighted to add two international players to his squad during the January transfer window,Australian international midfielder Jackson Irvine was first to sign up and the 27-year-old has agreed...

First half Naismith hat-trick gives Hearts five point league lead

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Hearts 3-1 ArbroathA six minute first half hat-trick from captain Steven Naismith was enough to allow Hearts to go five points clear, with a game in hand, at the top of the Scottish Championship...

Hearts shake off festive hangover with big league win

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Hearts 5-3 Ayr UnitedHearts came from behind to notch up their seventh win in eight league games with a 5-3 Boxing Day victory over Ayr United at a storm battered Tynecastle Park.Six days on...

Proud Hearts go down in cup final penalty shoot-out

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Hearts 3-3 CelticCeltic won 3-4 on penalties.A battling Hearts lost out on their ninth Scottish Cup with a penalty shoot-out loss to Celtic at Hampden.After a drab first half in which the...

Flat Hearts crash to defeat at Dunfermline

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Dunfermline 2-1 HeartsTwo goals early in the second half were enough to see Dunfermline defeat a lethargic Hearts side and head to the top of the Championship.The Jambos were seeking their fourth straight...

Spartans Women make Smart signing

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Spartans Women have boosted their squad with the singing of midfielder, Katherine Smart, from Celtic. Smart brings great experience to the Spartans squad having played at various senior clubs in her career, including Tynecastle, Hutchison...
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How the Hearts players rated at East Fife

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The Jambos topped their Betfred group with four wins from four after a 3-2 win at East Fife.With a number of first team players rested and the likes of Craig Gordon, Liam Boyce...

Hearts stutter over the line after jump start

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Hearts made it in to the knockout stages of the Betfred Cup as they kept their one hundred per cent start to the season with a 3-2 victory away at East Fife.The Jambos...

Football fans’ fundraising rally in memory of Marius Žaliūkas – bids close today

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Following the death of legendary Hearts captain Marius Žaliūkas late last month, supporters have kicked off efforts to raise funds to support the battle against Motor Neurone Disease.The sad news broke during the Scottish...

How Hearts players rated against ICT

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Hearts notched up their seventh straight win in all competitions with a 2-1 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tynecastle on Saturday thanks to goals from Steven Naismith and Liam Boyce.But how did...

Broadcast the match free to avoid unnecessary travel say Greens

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Scottish Greens say showing this weekend’s Celtic vs Rangers game on free to air tv could be an important preventative measure to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.THis would have the effect of...

Tom’s Kitchin help is Insta hit with Spartans charity

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Top chef Tom Kitchin is cooking up a storm at home and raising funds for a local Edinburgh sports and community trust.With his Michelin starred restaurant, The Kitchin, and other outlets closed due to...

Strollers take New Years honours in closely fought derby win

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by Bernie ReganIn a tight game of few clear chances for either side, it was a corner routine straight from the Civil training ground that was enough to take the points in the North...

Hope is a good thing in football

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The Scottish Cup can be likened to Christmas as it’s the time of the year when even fans of lower league teams can get carried away, their usually realistic approach to their team’s position in the league...

Kelty score a late winner

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Kelty break Strollers hearts with late winner in extra timeBy Bernie ReganA Nathan Austin brace, including a winner deep into extra time with spot kicks imminent, was enough to put Kelty Hearts into the...

Allanwater Homes sponsor Whitburn Juniors

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Allanwater Homes is once again sponsoring local football club, Whitburn Juniors.The housebuilder, which has its very popular Heartlands development in Whitburn, has recently provided all players at the Club, which attracts players in their...

When the Scots hammered Spain in the Bernabéu

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Following the euphoria south of the border after England’s 3-2 victory over Spain recently, former Hibs’ star Davie Gibson remembered when Scotland travelled to the Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid and inflicted the biggest ever...

16-year-old boy arrested after flare set off during Livingston v Hearts game

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Police arrested a 16-year-old boy after a flare was set off in the home end at Tony Macaroni Arena during the Livingston v Hearts match last Friday night.Officers are investigating a further two incidents, one...

Football – Share of the spoils as City stay top of SPFL 2

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There was to be no change at the top of the Ladbrokes League 2 on Tuesday night as Edinburgh City and Peterhead shared the spoils  in a 1-1 draw in front of over 450...

Hibs Ladies congratulated by council on their recent success

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At last week's council meeting the council's Vice-Convener of Culture and Communities asked the Lord Provost and the other councillors to join her in recognising the Hibs' Ladies team and their recent achievements.Councillor Amy...

Book review – The Team for Me – Fifty Years of Following Hearts

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The Team For Me - Fifty Years of Following Hearts by Mike Smith The author Mike Smith is a Jambo by choice rather than accident of birth (living at the time in Cumbernauld his father...

PJ Foundation on the ball with summer fundraising

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RIVAL football fans joined forces to raise money in memory of a young boy who tragically died due to a rare medical condition. Paul James Cockburn, known as PJ, was just 12 when he suffered...

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – Belgium knock out Japan

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Our junior reporter who is usually found in the stand at Fir Park has been glued to the TV in recent days. Here he gives us the rundown on the way that Belgium secured...

Football – Ikpeazu will set Hearts racing

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Uche Ikpeazu is the rampaging striker who has set his sights high, which is why the 23-year-old Londoner moved from League Two side Cambridge United to Scottish Premiership side Hearts last month.He agreed a...

Civil Service Strollers crowned champions

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CIVIL Service Strollers 2004’s were crowned 4th division champions earlier this month winning the title with a few games to spare.The north Edinburgh club has had a growing youth section and has gone from...

Archie McPherson’s book reminds us of Scotland’s footballing history

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Younger readers may not be aware that the Scottish national football team were regular qualifiers for the World Cup.At one time it was inconceivable for the Tartan Army that the most prestigious football tournament...

Football Fans Treated to a ‘Behind the Scenes’ Tour of BT Murrayfield

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100 supporters, plus 50 youth players from Spartans FC, given exclusive access100 football fans were given the chance to see BT Murrayfield for themselves during an exclusive tour organised by Scottish Rugby ahead of...

Football – a way to break the ice

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As a hypnotherapist, I usually ask my clients questions to get them to relax as the subconscious mind is more open to the power of suggestion when it is in a relaxed state. One...

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