Five things new boss Ian Cathro needs to do at Hearts

Ian Cathro is now officially the next head coach of Heart of Midlothian. All the talk and hype will fade into the background and we’ll get the chance to see what the 30-year-old is made of.

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New Heart of Midlothian manager Ian Cathro (right) assistant manager Austin MacPhee (left) and owner Ann Budge. Picture: PA

Ian Cathro: Possibilities are limitless at Hearts

Ian Cathro reckons Hearts is the perfect place to kick off his managerial career because the possibilities for the Tynecastle side are limitless.

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Ian Cathro (right) speaks at his opening press conference as Hearts boss. Picture: PA

Ian Cathro on Hearts, media critics and the January window

Ian Cathro had his first media conference as Hearts manager today after being unveiled as the successor to Robbie Neilson last night.

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Austin MacPhee is to be the Hearts assistant manager. Picture; SNS

Austin MacPhee announced as new Hearts assistant head coach

Austin MacPhee has been announced as the new assistant manager at Hearts, where he’ll be No.2 to head coach Ian Cathro.

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Josh Windass is wanted by Derby and Newcastle. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: English sides want Windass | Guardiola coy on Dembele link | MacPhee picks Hearts over SFA

Two English clubs are chasing Rangers midfielder Josh Windass, Pep Guardiola refused to rule out a move for Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, and Austin MacPhee picks Hearts over the SFA.

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Robbie Neilson accepted his new role at MK Dons on Sir Alex Fergusons recommendation. Picture: Getty.

Robbie Neilson hails Ian Cathro as ‘great’ appointment by Hearts

New MK Dons manager Robbie Neilson was officially paraded to the media yesterday after leaving Hearts, and gave his seal of approval over his former club’s decision to make Ian Cathro his successor at Tynecastle.

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Ian Cathro poses after his appointment at Tynecastle

Hearts confirm Ian Cathro as new head coach

Ian Cathro has been appointed head coach of Hearts after agreeing terms on a three-and-a-half-year contract.

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Brendan Rodgers made a tactical change which helped Celtic defeat Motherwell on Saturday. Picture: SNS

Top 5 plays of the Scottish football weekend

Each weekend there are always moments to admire, as well as moments to cringe and laugh at. With a cup final and four league games to run the rule over, we choose the five best plays of the weekend, as well as the five worst.

Rangers and Motherwell will battle it out for a place in the next round. Picture: SNS

Three Scottish Cup games picked for live TV coverage

Three William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round games have been moved for live TV coverage.

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Why the Luddites are wrong about Ian Cathro

A rebuttal to the insistence of Kris Boyd and Jamie Fullarton that ‘laptop’ coach Ian Cathro is a major gamble for Hearts, by Joel Sked

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Rumour Mill: Celtic could be UK’s biggest club | Hearts to hire new management duo | Celtic want Rhodes

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell believes the club would be the biggest in Britain if they played in the English Premier League, Hearts are set to hire Ian Cathro and Austin MacPhee as their new management duo, and Celtic are interested in Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes.

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Callum Paterson slides in to poke the ball past Ross County goalkeeper Scott Fox. Picture: SNS.

Callum Paterson: Hearts set up to make it easy for new boss

Callum Paterson, the Hearts defender, is convinced whoever takes up the Gorgie club’s managerial mantle will have the best possible chance of hitting the ground running in a seamless transition.

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Ian Cathro is set to be appointed as Hearts' new head coach. Picture: PA

Hearts set to appoint Ian Cathro and Austin MacPhee

Hearts hope to name their new management team within the next 48 hours following successful talks with Ian Cathro.

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Austin McPhee  is  part of the Northern Ireland coaching team

Hearts want Austin MacPhee as coach but face battle with SFA

Hearts want Austin MacPhee to work alongside Ian Cathro in a radical new managerial set-up at Tynecastle.

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Ian Cathro gave me my start says John Souttar

The continuity Hearts had been looking for when transitioning from one manager to the next may not come in the form of an internal promotion but if, as is looking increasingly likely, they bring Ian Cathro to the club, at least one player will know what to expect.

Robbie Neilson did wonders for Hearts during his tenure as head coach. Pic: SNS

Aidan Smith: Ambition and clowns drove Robbie Neilson south

We’d just watched my son’s football team being whipped by the Hearts stars of tomorrow and, on a freezing Sunday afternoon, my daughters were demanding hot chocolate. In the cafe at the Oriam, Robbie Neilson was at a table in the corner and when he spotted your correspondent he looked worried.

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Left to righ: Ross County's Liam Boyce, Hearts' Jamie Walker and Kenny Van Der Weg battle for the ball. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Ross County 2 - 2 Hearts: Jamie Walker misses late penalty

Ross County goalkeeper Scott Fox denied Hearts victory in the fifth minute of stoppage-time by saving Jamie Walker’s penalty.

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Jota in action for Brentford. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Rangers eyes Jota and Diego Fabbrini moves | Levein in talks with Cathro

Rangers weighs up a January bid for Brentford-owned Eibar playmaker Jota and gets loan offer of Diego Fabbrini; Craig Levein begins contract talks with Ian Cathro; plus more news and gossip in Saturday’s Rumour Mill

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Craig Levein says that Hearts' current coaches are not yet ready to step up. Picture: SNS.

Hearts youth policy will continue insists Craig Levein

Hearts are still chasing their man but when Robbie 
Neilson’s successor arrives in Gorgie he will have full responsibility for the first team.

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MK Dons have announced Robbie Neilson as their new first team manager. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

MK Dons: ‘Robbie Neilson most exciting young manager in UK’

MK Dons have confirmed the appointment of Robbie Neilson as their new boss, and hailed him as “the most exciting young manager in the UK, by a country mile”.

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