Posts Tagged ‘ Partick Thistle ’

Late Stanton Header Secures Point For Hibs

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A late Sam Stanton header gave Hibs a share of the points against Partick Thistle at Easter Road today and results elsewhere mean that a win on Tuesday night against Ross County will ensure top flight survival.

Terry Butcher made one change to the team that lost to Hearts last week with suspended Jordon Forster missing the game, resulting in Ryan McGivern partnering Michael Nelson in the centre and Lewis Stevenson slotting in at left back. James McPake was named amongst the substitutes after playing two full under 20s games. Continue reading

Funniest Sports Quotes


We have heard them all over the years but I must say that I did get a laugh from revisiting some of these classics. Some are just comments that haven’t been thought through, others are from sports people that probably still can’t see the funny side and others are just from those that are plain thick and yes Kevin Keegan does appear in the list more than once. Brian O’Driscoll once said that, ‘knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad’. Now that’s a good quote, see what you think of these and feel free to contribute any that you think would merit a mention.

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Hibs Finish Season In Bottom Six After Dismal Day In Perth


Hibs’ hopes of a top six finish vanished yesterday with a two goal defeat to St Johnstone in Perth.

As promised, manager Terry Butcher made several changes to his starting line up following last weekend’s defeat against Partick Thistle.

Goalkeeper Ben Williams missed the game to attend the birth of his child, whilst Duncan Watmore and Paul Hanlon both dropped out through injury. Continue reading

Another Bad Day At The Office For Hibs


Hibs’ hopes of securing a top six finish have diminished after losing 3-1 to Partick Thistle at Firhill yesterday.

Terry Butcher made one change to the Hibs line-up following their midweek draw with Inverness with Jason Cummings replacing Danny Haynes in attack. Continue reading

Inverness Caledonian Thistle 0-0 Hibernian


Hibs were unable to take all three points despite dominating possession against Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the Highlands last night.

Manager Terry Butcher made two changes to his side that drew with Motherwell on Saturday with Lewis Stevenson and skipper  Liam Craig being replaced by Duncan Watmore and Tom Taiwo. Continue reading

Late Collins Equaliser Gives Hibs A Share Of The Spoils


A late James Collins goal gave Hibs a share of the points against Partick Thistle in Terry Butcher’s first home game in charge since taking over from Pat Fenlon three weeks ago.

Butcher was forced into making one change to the side that defeated Ross County in the Highlands last weekend with Owain Tudur Jones replacing the injured Scott Robertson.

Ahead of kick-off there was a minute’s applause as a mark of respect for and to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela who passed away on Thursday. Continue reading

Craig Praises Butcher As Hibs Progress In Scottish Cup


Hibs skipper Liam Craig insists that the sending off of Paul Cairney for simulation after being brought down by Ross County keeper Mark Brown was a refereeing mistake although he accepts that it shouldn’t have been a penalty.

The former St Johnstone midfielder also paid tribute to the management style of Terry Butcher who has brought a freshness to the club following the departure of Pat Fenlon last month. Continue reading