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Hearts crush lacklustre Hibs in crucial Edinburgh Derby

Hearts made a very strong (and overdue) statement of intent with their spirited 3-1 victory over Hibernian in Tuesday evening’s Edinburgh Derby. I was caught in the flowing river of Hearts fan on the crisp walk up to the gates of Easter Road. If the maroon scarves and burgundy jackets didn’t give the Jam Tarts’ […]

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Hearts 2-2 Hamilton: Late goal rescues point against ten-man visitors

Battling against Storm Dennis, Hearts and Hamilton Academical played out a scrappy 2-2 draw at Tynecastle. On a bitterly cold and wet Saturday afternoon, the two relegation-threatened clubs took a point each, meaning little was done to calm fears of the drop. Hearts came into the game as marginal favourites. Only one point separated the […]

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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 […]

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Hibernian 3-1 Motherwell: Hibs rediscover winning feeling as Ross takes helm

Jack Ross’s reign at Easter Road got underway in the perfect manner as Hibs came from behind to beat Motherwell 3-1 for their first home win since the opening day of the season. Goals from frontmen Christian Doidge and Flo Kamberi turned over Liam Polworth’s opener, before substitute Daryl Horgan tucked away the third with […]

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Celtic seek to extend dominance over Scottish football and rivals Rangers

Rangers meet Celtic in the first Old Firm meeting of the season at Ibrox on Saturday at noon. Form often goes out of the window when it comes to derby matches in football but such is Celtic’s dominance of the Scottish game they will be clear favourites. Since Brendan Rodgers took over, Celtic are unbeaten […]

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Ranger’s defeat at Fir Park will help Scottish Football’s recovery

The brawl between both sets of players at the end of the pulsating play-off final second leg between Motherwell and Rangers at Fir Park a fortnight ago marred an otherwise excellent display of the qualities of Scottish football. With Rangers needing to win by two goals to at the very least to secure extra time […]