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Looking back on an extraordinary Scottish Cup Final

After a seemingly interminable wait, the long-awaited Scottish Cup final proved to be the most dramatic for nearly three decades. Celtic hoped this final foray into the bizarre 2019/20 season would grant an escape from the grim realities of 2020/21; Hearts chased the reverse, something to show for an otherwise truly miserable campaign. Celtic must […]

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Hearts claim cup semi-final derby victory as Celtic await in final

A season which, particularly for Hearts fans, has been the strangest of campaigns, had one last twist of fate up its sleeve, and at last a positive one for the beleaguered Jambos. The newly second-tier side dispatched first division neighbours Hibernian to set up a return to Hampden Park for their second straight Scottish Cup […]

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Hearts stun Rangers to progress to the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup

Hearts stunned Rangers for the second time this season to knock them out of the Scottish Cup in a gritty encounter at Tynecastle.  Rangers, fresh from their impressive away victory to Braga in the Europa League on Thursday evening, looked a tired and predictable outfit, and Hearts were undoubtedly the better of the two teams […]

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Heart of Midlothian 5-0 Airdrieonians: first win for Stendel as Hearts ease into last 16

After two months and ten games without a victory, Hearts hit five goals past an out-of-sorts Airdrie at Tynecastle to book their place in the next round of the Scottish Cup. The home side showed great confidence going forward, but sloppiness amongst the back line remains: it reflects poorly on the visitors that they couldn’t […]

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Hibs 1-2 Hearts: Hearts come from behind to win crucial Edinburgh derby

In a game which they had to win, for guaranteeing tribal pride as much as gaining three key points, Hibernian fell short. Short in effort, short in quality – save for Stevie Mallan’s fantastic opener – and woefully short in ideas. They lost to a Hearts side which had also been under close scrutiny before […]

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Neilson’s Hearts look forwards after Championship crown

The resurgence that has seen Hearts of Midlothian romp to the title will have eased much of the pain endured as the Jambos ground slowly to a dismal relegation last season. Hearts took the title seven games before the end of the season as their promotion rivals Hibernian fell at home to Rangers – depriving […]