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McGinn Double Adds To Hibs’ Misery


Two wonder goals from Northern Ireland star Niall McGinn secured the three points for Aberdeen in a hard fought encounter at Easter Road this evening.

Hibs’ run of bad luck continued before kick-off when striker Paul Heffernan suffered an injury during the warm-up and his place in the starting XI was taken by James Collins.

A loud speaker appeal for Jason Cummings to report to the dressing rooms soon followed and the youngster took an unexpected seat on the bench alongside experienced midfielders Kevin Thomson and Owain Tudur Jones. 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 Sutton Goal Denies Hibs A Deserved Victory

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A last minute goal from ex Hearts’ striker John Sutton denied Hibs a deserved victory at Easter Road this afternoon after Terry Butcher’s men had fought back from two goals down to lead going into time added on.
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Hibs 0-4 Celtic – Four Goal Win Flatters Champions


Celtic maintained their unbeaten record against Hibs at Easter Road although the 4-0 scoreline flattered the champions.

Hibs manager Terry Butcher made four changes to last week’s line up with Paul Cairney and Jason Cummings dropping to the bench whilst Ryan McGivern missed the game due to injury and Scott Robertson due to suspension.

Paul Hanlon, Owain Tudur Jones and Kevin Thomson also missed the game through injury. Continue reading

Hibs 2-3 St Mirren: Narrow Defeat For Butcher’s Boys


A second half double from Irish striker James Collins was not enough for Hibernian to grab a share of the points against St Mirren at Easter Road today, after the Paisley outfit went in at half time with a three goal lead.

Hibs were forced into a defensive reshuffle due to Paul Hanlon suffering a thigh strain which meant that Alan Maybury came into the side at right back with Jordon Forster moving into the centre of defence alongside Michael Nelson. Continue reading

Late Willo Flood Goal Ends Hibs’ Five Match Unbeaten Run

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A late strike from Dubliner Willo Flood ended Hibs’ five match unbeaten run in a hard fought encounter last night at Pittodrie.

Terry Butcher retained the same starting XI following last weekend’s draw away to Dundee United, but there was a boost for the travelling support with teenage winger Alex Harris named amongst the substitutes. Continue reading

Hibs Start 2014 With Derby Victory


Hibs started 2014 in style with a 2-1 victory over city rivals Hearts in front of a sell-out crowd at Easter Road last night.

Terry Butcher unsurprisingly named an unchanged side following Sunday’s comfortable victory over Kilmarnock, however Irish striker Paul Heffernan was listed amongst the substitutes as he continues his recovery from a thigh injury. Continue reading

Hibs End Year With Emphatic 3-0 Win Over Kilmarnock


Hibs ended the year in style with an emphatic 3-0 win over on-form Kilmarnock at Easter Road this afternoon.

Before the game, both sets of players were joined by the U20 squad for a minute’s silence in tribute to David Paul which was impeccably observed by both sets of supporters. The Paul family watched from the director’s box alongside Hibs owner Sir Tom Farmer. Continue reading

Two Goal Win Moves Hibs To Within A Point Of Sixth Place

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Hibs moved to within a point of sixth place St Johnstone following a two goal victory over Ross County at the Global Energy Stadium in Dingwall.

Amazingly this was the first time that the Easter Road side had more than a single goal in 13 matches since late September against Stranraer. Continue reading