Bonnyrigg Rose prepare for Hibs clash with ‘James Bond’ day

A dismal defeat at Dundonald
Bluebell wasn’t how he had planned to prepare for a 
historic William Hill Scottish Cup fourth-round tie with holders Hibernian. So Robbie Horn, manager of Bonnyrigg Rose, made sure his players knew as much.

Fabio Sturgeon is an attacking midfielder and has been linked with Celtic. Picture: Getty Images

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Celtic linked with Portuguese starlet; Mourinho keen on Tierney; Rangers linked with Watford right back and David Weir warns £100m ‘may not bridge gap’ between Rangers and Celtic

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Long-serving Hibs full-back Lewis Stevenson has resisted watching a re-run of last seasons Scottish Cup final triumph. Having broken the curse, he feels there will be less pressure on Neil Lennons side in this seasonsons competition.

Lewis Stevenson: Promotion priority but Hibs can win cup too

Hibernian’s Scottish Cup-winning left-back looked 
forward to the team beginning their defence of the trophy but was unsure of the protocol. “I don’t know,” said Lewis Stevenson. “Will we have to walk on to the pitch with it on Saturday?”

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Kris Commons celebrates the winning goal with Jason Cummings. Picture: SNS

Why Hibs can begin looking towards life in the Premiership

Hibs lead the way in the Championship and will unlikely let it slip, writes Joel Sked

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Ross Laidlaw clutches a high ball as he keeps a clean sheet during Hibernians victory at Dumbarton. Picture: SNS.

Hibs’ Ross Laidlaw wins battle with old pal Lewis Vaughan

Although Kris Commons’ winning goal and the intrigue over the player’s next move grabbed the headlines, this game really hinged on the performances of two men from Raith. Ross Laidlaw came out on top, but only just.

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Kris Commons applauds the Hibs' fans. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Kris Commons says he’s keen to stay and help Hibs win title

Kris Commons has given Hibernian another boost after shooting them into a six-point lead at the top of the Championship by admitting he’d love to stay with the club and help them win the title.

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Hibernian's Kris Commons. Picture: SNS Group

Rumour Mill: Commons keen for Hibs stay | Rangers fans left ticketless | Celtic bid to keep Roberts

Kris Commons is keen to stay on at Easter Road; Rangers fans have been left tickless in Germany after a luggage bungle; Celtic are in talks to keep Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts; plus more news and gossip in Sunday’s Rumour Mill

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Bonnyrigg Rose celebrate their cup victory over Dumbarton which gave them the tie with Hibs. Picture: Robert Perry

Bonnyrigg Rose aiming to bloom at Hibs

It is the narrative for A Shot At Glory-style flick that actually wouldn’t curl your toes. On Saturday, Hibernian, Scottish Cup holders after waiting more than a century to boast that status, require to travel to Tynecastle, home of their bitterest rivals Hearts, to begin their defence of a trophy only claimed after oceans of blood, sweat and tears.

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Kris Common fires a shot at goal in the victory over Dumbarton. 
Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Kris Commons the main man as Hibs escape from the Rock

Hibernian went from Friday night lights to Saturday afternoon shivers – a condition brought on by a cold, exposed ground and the trepidation of encountering a plucky little team who’d tripped them up in the past.

Jason Cummings congratulates Kris Commons on his opening goal for Hibs against Dumbarton

Dumbarton 0 - 1 Hibs: Kris Commons earns a hard-fought win

Kris Commons marked what could be his last game for Hibs with the only goal of the game as the Easter Road side battled for a win at Dumbarton which edged them six points clear of Dundee United at the top of the Championship table.

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Emilio Izaguirre is a wanted man. Picture: Getty Images

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Kris Commons, centre, has started Hibs four previous games but his loan stint from Celtic expires after the trip to Dumbarton. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Hibs can put down ‘massive marker’ by keeping Kris Commons

Hibernian midfielder Dylan McGeouch insists extending Kris Commons’ stay at Easter Road until the end of the season would put a ‘massive marker down’ in the club’s pursuit of Ladbrokes Championship title glory.

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Christian Nade is relishing the prospect of crossing swords with Hibs again when they visit Dumbarton on Saturday. Picture: Neil Hanna

Christian Nade still loves to silence taunting Hibs fans

Christian Nade insists he will never tire of silencing the Hibs fans as the bustling Frenchman prepares to cross swords with his old foes once again.

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Dedryck Boyata, left, and Efe Ambrose could both exit Celtic this window. Pictures: Getty Images

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Two Celtic players set for January exits, row escalates over damage to Celtic stadium and Matt Crooks joins Scunthorpe on loan
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Neil Lennon is wary of the contrast between a packed Easter Road on Friday and the exposed and sparsely-attended stabium at Dumberton. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Neil Lennon: Dumbarton is trickiest venue in Championship

Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon watched his team blow Dundee United away last Friday night after unleashing an attacking maelstrom which their Ladbrokes Championship title rivals failed to 

Jamie and Andy Murray with the Scottish Cup Trophy. Picture: contributed

Sir Andy Murray ‘always welcome at Easter Road’ say Hibs bosses

HIBS have opened the door to a sensational new signing after tennis legend Andy Murray revealed he fancies carving out a future career in football.

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Conrad Logan was a Hampden hero for Hibs

Hibs heroics land Conrad Logan prestigious award in Ireland

Goalkeeper Conrad Logan’s Scottish Cup heroics for Hibs have won the Irishman a prestigious award in his homeland.

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Former Hibs players Kevin Harper, left, and Kevin Thomson with the Claret Jug and Scottish Cup in St Andrews. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Hibs reach last stop on Scottish Cup’s magical history tour

On the first anniversary of Hibs’ first step towards finally lifting the Scottish Cup again, a 2-0 victory at Raith Rovers, it was fitting the trophy spent yesterday in Fife.

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American midfielder Emerson Hyndman has joined Rangers on a six-month loan deal from AFC Bournemouth. Picture: Rangers FC

Rumour Mill: Hyndman joins Rangers on loan | Hearts sign defensive pair | Rangers eye Berahino

Rangers complete loan signing of ‘new Andrea Pirlo’; Hearts bolster defensive options and could Rangers make an audacious bid for Saido Berahino?

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Jason Cummings says he has made a good wee connection with Hibs' recent signing Chris Humphrey. Picture: Neil Hanna.

Jason Cummings hails Hibs’ wingers as he sets goal target

Jason Cummings is rarely shy about coming forward. While other strikers might dismiss the very idea of setting targets, it is no surprise to hear him challenge himself to better last season’s total of 25 goals.

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