Moira Gordon

Ofir Marciano watches after a smoke bomb is let off at the side of the pitch. Pic: SNS/Craig Williamson

Managers condemn flares and missiles thrown in Edinburgh derby

Both Hearts and Hibs responded with incredulity after a coconut was hurled on to the pitch during the Edinburgh derby at Tynecastle yesterday. Police reported three arrests after smoke bombs and a range of missiles landed on the playing arena as Hibs secured the first win in 11 games at the home of their neighbours.

Uche Ikpeazu was stretchered off late in the 2-1 win over Aberdeen. Picture: SNS

Hearts face injury sweat over match-winner Uche Ikpeazu

Hearts have suffered another injury blow as yesterday’s match winner Uche Ikpeazu was taken off following a head knock and could now be ruled out of the midweek trip to Rangers, as well as next week’s Edinburgh derby clash at Tynecastle and the Scottish Cup semi final against Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

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