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Sunshine on Leith

One year Hearts’ junior, Hibs were founded by members of Edinburgh’s Irish community living on the Cowgate, and initially shared the Meadows with their rival. Their title drought is even longer than that of Hearts, having not won the Scottish League since 1952.The Hibees are not without their share of claims to fame, however; they […]

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1902 — Review

Venue: Leith Arches — Ground Level Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Saltire Sky Theatre are now onto their fourth run of 1902, currently performing a stone’s throw from the Easter Road Stadium (belonging to the cast’s beloved Hibernian FC). The production has developed into a well-oiled machine, with each performer hitting their marks almost flawlessly. It’s a script […]

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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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Hibs cruise past Ross County to remain in top half

Despite failing to defeat Ross County in their previous two meetings this season, Hibernian eased past last night’s visitors to secure a much needed 3-0 win. On a bitterly cold evening at Easter Road, Jack Ross’s players simply had more quality than that of their ninth place opponents. On the same evening, Kilmarnock produced a […]

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Hibs come back from two down to share the points with St Mirren

Hibs came from two goals down to draw at home to St Mirren in a topsy-turvy tie at Easter Road. The first half was itself a tale of two halves, as Hibernian started slowly. Christian Doidge was spared the embarrassment of heading wide from five yards out by the offside flag in the second minute.  […]

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Doidge hat-trick sees Hibs into Fifth Round

A Christian Doidge hat-trick saw Hibs book their place in the fifth round of the Scottish Cup as they overcame a stubborn Dundee United in a see-saw tie at Easter Road. United were backed by a boisterous away end as they sought, in vain, to continue their 14-match unbeaten run. It’s a run that has […]

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Late Hanlon winner leaves Hamilton feeling aggrieved

A late Paul Hanlon winner sealed a home victory for Hibernian against Hamilton Academical in what turned out to be an exciting fixture at Easter Road. The game was important for both sides, as Hamilton looked to climb out of the relegation zone, whilst Hibernian strove to secure a top six spot, having only won […]