Former Hibs midfielder Stuart Lovell reckons Daniel Stendel is the standout candidate for the managerial vacancy at Easter Road because his teams play a brand of football that would be popular with the club’s supporters.
Harry Cochrane insists he is fit and ready to end a rollercoaster campaign on a soaring high – as Hearts manager Craig Levein claimed he would have no qualms about pitching the talented teenager into the Scottish Cup final.
Steven Naismith may have been restricted to a frustrating watching brief at Hampden, but Craig Levein has revealed how the pedigree and invaluable guidance of the experienced attacker helped to ensure Hearts booked their Scottish Cup date with destiny.
Hibs chief executive Leeann Dempster has revealed that Hibs are planning to spend more than £100,000 on a state-of-the art CCTV system in a bid to combat the blight of anti-social behaviour at football.
Leeann Dempster, the Hibernian chief executive, has commended Marvin Bartley for his response to the racist barracking he was subjected to at Tynecastle and has praised the swift response of Hearts officials and supporters in identifying the alleged perpetrator.
The is scant need for additional motivation when derby day comes around in Edinburgh. However, David Gray acknowledges the prospect of usurping Hearts courtesy of a first win at Tynecastle in six years is a tantalising one for Hibernian.
Paul Heckingbottom can still recall his own family baying for blood when he lined up against their beloved Barnsley in the reviled colours of Sheffield Wednesday. As a consequence, stepping into the Tynecastle bear pit holds no fears for the Hibernian head coach.
HIBERNIAN supporters are already sounding their battle cry ahead of next Saturday’s Edinburgh derby. ‘Mind the gap,’ came the refrain from the away end in West Lothian as the visitors climbed above Hearts for the first time this season.