Neil Lennon: Hibs move closer to Anthony Stokes deal

Neil Lennon has had further talks with signing target Anthony Stokes and says that while it would be wrong to say he is confident of getting his man, he does believe they are edging closer to an agreement.

Former Hearts captian Marius Zaliukas told Deivydas Matulevicius Hibs are a very good club. Picture: SNS.

Deivydas Matulevicius primed for Hibs-Hearts ‘war’

Deivydas Matulevicius has only been at Hibernian a matter of days but he is already well aware of the capital rivalry with Hearts.

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Craig Sibbald is out of contract but another club needs to pay to sign him. Picture: Michael Gillen

Who are the best 2016/17 SPFL players still without a contract?

Ten of the best players still available on the free agent market this summer who featured in the 2016/17 Scottish football season.

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Rumour Mill: Legal challenges over Rangers ruling | Besiktas want Celtic defender | Caixinha hails ‘fantastic’ Rangers

Ralph Topping refused to rule out possibility that fans will launch legal challenges against the SPFL, Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko is wanted by Turkish side Besiktas, and Pedro Caixinha hailed a “fantastic” Rangers performance after a 2-1 win over Watford.

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Vykintas Slivka with agents Prince Lamona, left, and ex-Dundee United star Freddy Van Der Hoorn. Picture: Contributed

Scotland and England games helped Hibs lure Vykintas Slivka

Lithuania midfielder Vykintas Slivka says facing Gordon Strachan’s national team gave him a taste for Scottish football as he completed his move to Hibernian.

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John McGinn, right, celebrates with captain David Gray after scoring against Arbroath. Picture: SNS.

Hibs would fill Easter Road for Stokes return – John McGinn

John McGinn believes Hibernian could edge towards capacity crowds if they succeed in welcoming Anthony Stokes back to Easter Road.

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Vykintas Slivka attempts to dispossess Kyle Walker during a match between Lithuania and England at Wembley. Picture: Getty

Five things Hibs fans should know about Vykintas Slivka

Hibs are on the verge of signing the Lithuanian from Juventus on a three-year deal. Here’s everything you need to know about the 22-year-old.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has been patient in the transfer window. Picture: SNS

Five things we’ve learned from the summer transfer window

Celtic are content to take their time, Neil Lennon is looking to recruit some familiar faces, and Hamilton Accies are in an unusual position, writes Craig Fowler

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Rumour Mill: Hibs to sign Juventus midfielder | Ajer in line for Rosenborg start | Celtic won’t replace Izaguirre

Hibs are set to complete the capture of Juventus midfielder Vykintas Slivka on a three-year deal, Kristoffer Ajer could start for Celtic against Rosenborg, and Brendan Rodgers insists he won’t need to replace Emilio Izaguirre.

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Simon Murray, right, celebrates with Martin Boyle after scoring the opener for Hibs. Picture: SNS

Hibs 6-1 Arbroath: Simon Murray hits Easter Road hat-trick

After Friday night’s minor setback in Dingwall, Hibernian manager Neil Lennon said he had been happy with the performance, despite the fact the goals had not come and it ultimately cost them in the penalty shootout. But discussing the overall display he had spoken of the gulf between the newly-promoted Leith side and their Highland counterparts.

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Rumour Mill: Duo to stay at Rangers | Moussa Dembele open to Marseille | Emilio Izaguirre says emotional goodbye

Harry Forrester and Josh Windass could stay at Rangers after interest cools, Moussa Dembele would be open to moving back to France with Marseille, and Emilio Izaguirre has made an emotional goodbye message to Celtic fans.

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Neil Lennon is keen to bring big-game player Anthony Stokes back for a third spell at Hibs. Picture: SNS.

Neil Lennon urges Anthony Stokes to ‘pick up phone’ and join Hibs

Neil Lennon knows what he would do if he were in Anthony­ Stokes’ shoes right now. He’d be on the phone to Hibs to advise them to get the welcoming committee ­organised.

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The SPFL board is set to confirm it will not carry out further inquiries into Rangers' use of EBTs. Picture: John Devlin

SPFL will not pursue probe into Rangers EBT scheme

The new Scottish Professional Football League board are poised to confirm they will not pursue any further investigations into the validity of titles won by Rangers during the years the Ibrox club paid players through Employee Benefit Trusts.

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Anthony Stokes has been offered a contract to rejoin Hibs on a permanent basis. Picture: Neil Hanna

Neil Lennon urges Anthony Stokes to take up Hibs offer

Neil Lennon has urged Anthony Stokes to take up the Hibernian deal on the table and set about rediscovering his best form.

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Anthony Stokes could be set for a third spell at Easter Road. Picture: Mark Runnacles/Getty

Neil Lennon: The ball is in Anthony Stokes’ court for Hibs move

Neil Lennon has confirmed that Hibs have made a “really strong offer” for Anthony Stokes after the striker left Blackburn Rovers.

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Hibernian's John McGinn has a big price on his head. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Neil Lennon slaps £5 million price tag on Hibs’ John McGinn

Neil Lennon has put a substantial £4-5 million price tag on Hibs midfielder John McGinn to ward off any interest in the player.

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Hibs Danny Swanson and Tim Chow of Ross County battle for possession in Dingwall last night. Picture: SNS.

Ross County 0 - 0 Hibs (4-3 on pens): Bonus for County

Two teams with high ambitions for a top-six push in the Premiership this season drew a stalemate last night in a ferocious Betfred Cup contest in Dingwall.

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Anthony Stokes scored twice for Hibs in their historic 2016 Scottish Cup win

Hibs target Anthony Stokes released from Blackburn contract

Anthony Stokes has been released from his Blackburn Rovers contract – clearing the way for his return to Hibs.

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Hibernian's new signing Deivydas Matulevicius. Picture: SNS

Where Hibs may look next after signing Deivydas Matulevicius

Lithuanian striker Deivydas Matulevicius became Hibs’ sixth summer signing when he agreed to a two-year deal on Thursday. Here’s the other positions Hibs could look to strengthen between now and the end of the transfer window.

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