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Posts Tagged ‘ Kris Boyd ’

Brave Hibs Lose Out To Rangers In Petrofac Training Cup

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Ten man Hibs lost 2-1 to Rangers after extra time at Ibrox in the Petrofac Training Cup tonight after dominating the game throughout and despite the result the players were cheered off the park by the large travelling support.

Alan Stubbs retained the same starting XI who lost narrowly to Dundee United at Easter Road last weekend with no place in the team for new signing Scott Allan. Strikers Paul Heffernan and Jason Cummings who have both been side-lined with injuries also started on the bench. Continue reading

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Hibs Drop Into Playoff Position After Kilmarnock Defeat

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Hibs’ season continues for another two weeks after falling into the playoff position following yesterday’s 1-0 home defeat to Kilmarnock in front of a large crowd at Easter Road.

Terry Butcher made four changes from the side that lost narrowly to Ross County on Tuesday with Michael Nelson, James Collins, Duncan Watmore and Paul Heffernan replacing Alex Harris, Lewis Stevenson, Danny Handling and Jason Cummings in the starting XI. Continue reading

Haynes On Target As Hibs Held At Kilmarnock

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Danny Haynes opened his Hibs’ goal-scoring account today to secure a share of the points against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park in a game that the Easter Road side dominated throughout.

Terry Butcher stuck with the same starting XI that beat Ross County last Saturday even though Liam Craig was available for selection after a one match suspension and the skipper had to settle for a place on the bench. Continue reading

Hibs Drop To Tenth As Kilmarnock Game Abandoned

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Hibs dropped to tenth place in the SPL after their fixture at Rugby Park against Kilmarnock was abandoned when a supporter required medical treatment for a suspected heart attack.

The man, believed to be in his 50s was given medical treatment at the side of the pitch in front of Rugby Park’s East Stand shortly after the start of the second half. He later died in hospital.

The match was stopped by referee Kevin Clancy and the players left the pitch as the seriousness of the incident became apparent.

Medical staff from both clubs helped paramedics before an ambulance arrived to transfer the supporter to hospital.
After the delay the home side confirmed the game had been abandoned with the scoreline 1-1.

In a hard fought first half, Hibs teenage winger Alex Harris gave Pat Fenlon’s side the lead on the 20th minute after a superb through ball from Ryan McGivern, but Kilmarnock equalised when Kris Boyd latched onto a Winchester flick on, to volley the ball past Ben Williams.

The result sees Hearts leapfrog Hibs ahead of next week’s derby. The Gorgie outfit, who beat St Mirren 3-0 at Tynecastle yesterday, have 43 points, one more than Hibs who have played one game less.

Ryan McGivern went off injured in the first half with a knee injury which required an ice pack.

Leigh Griffiths’ Hat Trick Earns Semi-Final Place

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Pat Fenlon’s Hibs are heading back to Hampden for a cup semi-final after a Leigh Griffiths’ inspired 4-2 win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park today. Griffiths led the line brilliantly, scoring his first ever hat-trick and making the other goal before leaving the field to a deserved standing ovation from the ecstatic Hibs fans. Continue reading

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