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Thursday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

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Magic Carpet Minis: introducing very little ones to the fantastic objects in the museum through 20 minutes of stories, songs and activities. Suitable for very young children (ages 0-2) with their parents or carers. 10.30-10.50am or 11.30-11.50am today and...

Heart of Midlothian 2 Hibernian 1 – Hearts Triumph Once More in Edinburgh Derby

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SPFL Championship, Sunday 17 August 2014 – TynecastleHistory was made at Tynecastle this afternoon. Given the amount of times there is an Edinburgh derby these days you may question that statement. However, this afternoon...

Football – Heart of Midlothian 3 Annan Athletic 1

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Petrofac Training Cup 1st Round, Saturday 26 July 2014 – Tynecastle After a season when the club was traumatised by administration and suffered relegation from the SPFL Premiership as a consequence, Hearts ended their first...

Hearts complete Osman Sow signing

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Hearts today completed the formal signing of Osman Sow after the Swedish striker had appeared as a trialist in some of Hearts pre-seasons friendlies. The 6ft 4” former Crystal Palace player scored in Hearts...

Football – Heart of Midlothian 1 Manchester City 2

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 Photo - Mike SmithPre-season friendly, Friday 18 July 2014 - TynecastleAs pre-season friendlies go, Friday evening’s game between Hearts and FA Premiership holders Manchester City was a pretty decent effort. The glamour fixture, arranged...

Best bars to watch the football this weekend

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Brazil may have been knocked out by Germany in spectacular style but their arch-rivals Argentina are ready to take up the challenge in the World Cup Final. Get a taste of the best bars in...

Football – Edinburgh City 2 Raith Rovers 2

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Pre-season Friendly, Wednesday 9 July 2014 – Meadowbank StadiumThere may have been the not so small matter of a World Cup semi-final live on television but this didn’t prevent about 150 people heading to...

Hearts set to exit administration

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Hearts look likely to exit administration early next week – just days before the first anniversary of administrators BDO taking over the running of the club. It was June 19 last year when the...

Football – World Cup preparations for England

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As the preparation build for the World Cup there are more decisions loom for Hodgson England boss Roy Hodgson named his 23-man squad for the World Cup before leaving for Miami with the countdown to...

Football – The Class of ’98 – 36 Year Wait for Glory Finally Ends

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In July 1995 Falkirk manager Jim Jefferies stood outside Brockville Park to tell the waiting media and anxious Bairns supporters - "I'm staying at Falkirk".  The former Berwick Rangers manager had been given the...

Scottish support for the World Cup

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Who can the Tartan Army support at the World Cup?   As thirty-two nations prepare themselves for the euphoria and drama of a World Cup campaign, there are many other countries that will have to watch...

Young Hearts broken in Paisley

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Photo: Mike SmithRangers U20s 2 Hearts U20s 2 aet (Rangers win 8-7 on pens)Scottish Youth Cup Final, Tuesday 13 May 2014 – New St. Mirren ParkHearts season ended in heartbreak as their Under 20...

Out With the Old and In With the New at Hearts

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Ann Budge took over as Hearts Chief Executive and Chairperson today and immediately began implementing the changes she believes are required to take the club back to the top of Scottish football. Head Coach Gary...

Hibernian 0-1 Kilmarnock: Devastation as Hibs are resigned to play-offs

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A solitary goal from Kilmarnock's Kris Boyd was all it took to turn Hibs' torrid season from bad to worse, the striker costing the Easter Road side a guaranteed spot of safety and sending...

Football – Heart of Midlothian 5 Kilmarnock 0

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 SPFL Premiership, Sunday 4 May 2014 – TynecastleHearts continued their recent excellent form by hitting a hapless Kilmarnock team for five at Tynecastle on Sunday. A week ago, the Maroons were celebrating yet another...

May 3rd – A date Hearts fans will never forget

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Saturday 3 May 1986. Three years after emerging from the wilderness of First Division football, of the inept tactics of manager Tony Ford, of losing to Queens Park and East Stirlingshire and of being threatened with...

Football – Forfar feel the force of free-scoring Spartans Women

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 Spartans Women returned to winning ways with an emphatic 16-0 win over Forfar Farmington at Ainslie Park.A double hat-trick from Sarah Ewens, taking her career total to 83 from 103 games for the club...

Sandy Jardine dies at 65

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Sandy Jardine, a man forever associated with the rebirth of Heart of Midlothian FC in the 1980s, has died, 18 months after being diagnosed with cancer. He was 65. Jardine was brought to Tynecastle by...

Heart of Midlothian 2 Ross County 0

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SPFL Premiership, Saturday 19 April 2014 – TynecastleIt seemed like the dawning of a new era at Tynecastle on Saturday. The news during the week that Hearts look very likely to exit administration before...

Off to Brazil for the World Cup?

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If you’re lucky enough to be going to Brazil for the World Cup, you might be in a state of feverish excitement by now – and rightly so, whether you’ve got tickets for any...

Hearts back from the brink

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The news all Hearts supporters have been hoping for came tantalisingly closer today with the news that Edinburgh’s most successful football club moved a step closer to coming out of administration after creditors of...

Hearts fighting for a sense of purpose

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I harbour a strong suspicion I won’t be alone in wanting to see the back of season 2013/14. As Gary Locke said on the eve of the recent game with Partick Thistle, a game...

StreetSoccer bringing football to you

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Well they are if you live in Portobello. Here are all the details of the next free 8 week programme which is about more than football of course.

Eleven arrests in the Grassmarket on Sunday

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Eleven football fans were arrested in the Grassmarket this morning prior to the football match played at Easter Road this afternoon.Fans attending today's Ramsdens Cup Final between Raith Rovers and Glasgow Rangers were nonetheless...

Football Partick Thistle 2 Heart of Midlothian 4

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Partick Thistle 2 Heart of Midlothian 4 SPFL, Saturday 5 April 2014 – Firhill Hearts SPFL life support machine, which had been threatened to be turned off by Hibernian and Aberdeen in the last six days,...

Police urge football fans to have a good time at Easter Road this weekend

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 But Chief Superintendent Mark Williams is keen to get the message across that the fans should also behave sensibly, otherwise Police Scotland will take swift action.Chief Superintendent Williams, who is leading the policing operation...

Football – Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen

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Heart of Midlothian 1 Aberdeen 1 SPFL, Wednesday 2 April 2014 – Tynecastle (Photo by John Preece) Like a champion boxer knocked to the canvas but crawling back up the ropes for one last punch, Hearts refuse...

Letter to the Editor – Should Hibs and Hearts merge?

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Edinburgh, 2 April 20142 April 2014Dear Sir/Madam,TEAM RATIONALISATIONI really do not see what the fuss is anent the possibly bankruptcy of Heart of Midlothian Football Club.In this day and age, surely no Scottish city...

Heart of Midlothian 1 Dundee United 2

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SPFL, Friday 21 March 2014 – TynecastleBT Sport’s television deal with the SPFL has seen several games this season switched to a Friday evening. This week it was Hearts turn and the novelty of...

Glam Rock, Flares and Saturday Afternoons

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Given Scotland haven’t qualified for the finals of a major tournament since the World Cup in France in 1998, there was inevitable excitement when the draw for the qualifying stages of the 2016 European...

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