Hibs’ oldest fan overjoyed at side’s cup win

106-year-old Sam Martinez celebrates Hibs' historic win. Pic Greg Macvean

106-year-old Sam Martinez celebrates Hibs' historic win. Pic Greg Macvean

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Hibs fan Sam Martinez finally got to see his beloved team lift the Scottish Cup - at the age of 106.

The former lumberjack from Wester Hailes travelled to Hampden after being given a ticket by club bosses.

His son-in-law Jim Simpson, 59, said Sam was delighted to see the boys in green beat Rangers 3-2.

He said: “Lots of people recognised him and were coming up to chat.

“He had a big smile on his face when Hibs won. He’s waited years for this, it will mean the world to him.”

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