Posts Tagged ‘ Malmo ’

Dubliner Heffernan To Fight For Hibs Place


Dubliner Paul Heffernan has seen enough of his fellow strikers on the training ground to convince him that he will have to fight for his place in a goal-shy Hibs team that has only scored three goals in six competitive games, all of which were scored by midfielders..

Speaking at the weekly press conference ahead of today’s clash with St Johnstone, the former Kilmarnock striker said that he wasn’t put off by the Malmo result and believes that the quality of players in the squad should at the very least ensure a top six finish. Continue reading

Fenlon To Be Given Every Opportunity To Improve

fenlon2Hibs’ Chairman Rod Petrie has told fans that the club intend to give manager Pat Fenlon and his squad ‘every opportunity to deliver improved performances’ at a meeting  with ten invited supporters from fans’ group ‘Let’s Work Together,’ and popular forums; Hibs-net and Hibees Bounce at Easter Road last night.

The meeting was arranged to allow supporters to speak directly with the Club after growing discontent following the 7-0 defeat at home to Malmo, and more significantly the 1-0 defeat to a Hearts side consisting of mainly under 21 year olds in the derby. Continue reading

Hibs Europa League Hopes Hang In The Balance


Hibs’ hopes of reaching the Europa League group stages hang in the balance after a two goal defeat to Malmo in Sweden last night.

It could have been much worse as Malmo scored two early goals inside two minutes but a resilient performance coupled with some heroics from Ben Williams kept the tie alive. Continue reading

O’Conor Laments Goal Timing As He Prepares For UCD Trip

paulDrogheda United’s Paul O’Conor has put the timing of goals conceded in Malmo down as the reason why his side bowed out of Europe.

Malmo secured a 2-0 victory courtesy of goals at the end of the first half and right at the death when Drogheda were pushing for that late goal that would have sent them through. Continue reading

Hibs Pre-Season Friendly Against Raith Rovers Ends Goalless


Hibs’ last pre-season fixture before their European campaign starts next week ended in stalemate against Raith Rovers at Starks Park last night.

Scouts from Malmo, were amongst the crowd as Hibs created several opportunities in front of a large travelling support. Continue reading

Andersson Heaps Praise Upon Drogheda

Malmo Assistant Manager Daniel Andersson was quick to heap praise upon Drogheda United last night, after his side knocked the League Of Ireland side out of the Europa League, winning 2-0 on the night.

A crowd of just over five thousand at the Swedbank Stadion witnessed an excellent display of football played by both sets of teams. Continue reading

Brave Drogs Bow Out In Sweden

Drogheda United bowed out of Europe going down 2-0 to Malmo FF despite a spirited performance.

The Drogs travelled to Sweden full of hope, having held their opponents to a scoreless draw in the first leg but it would be the home side who would go through to a date with Pat Fenlon’s Hibernian.   Continue reading