Posts Tagged ‘ Rangers ’

Hibs Move Clear Of Rangers With Dramatic Livi Win

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Hibs moved five points clear of Rangers in dramatic fashion tonight with a 2-1 win over Livingston at Easter Road tonight.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs made four changes to the starting XI that beat Berwick Rangers on Sunday, with Keith Watson, Martin Boyle, Liam Craig and Franck Dja Djedje replacing David Gray, Scott Allan, Dylan McGeouch and Dominique Malonga.

The Easter Road side went into the game knowing that second place is now in their own hands following Rangers draw last night with Queen of the South which leaves them two points behind with a game in hand. Continue reading

Hibs Move Four Points Clear Of Rangers In Second Place

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Hibs moved four points clear of Rangers in second place in the Championship today with a 1-0 victory over Alloa Athletic at a rain drenched Indodrill Stadium today.

Although the Easter Road side dominated possession throughout, it took a Scott Allan strike from a free kick midway through the first half to secure the victory.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs made two changes to the starting XI that defeated Dumbarton 3-0 at Easter Road last weekend with David Gray and Scott Allan returning and Liam Fontaine and Danny Handling moving to the bench.

Gray resumed the right back slot and Keith Watson, who performed so well in that position moved to the centre of defence alongside Paul Hanlon. Continue reading

Hibs Climb To Second With Comfortable Win Over Dumbarton

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Hibs moved back into second place in the Championship with a comfortable 3-0 win over Dumbarton at Easter Road this afternoon.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs was forced to make several changes to his squad with captain Liam Craig suspended, midfield star Scott Allan ill and Sam Stanton unavailable with mumps although Lewis Stevenson was fit after picking up an injury against Rangers much to the relief of the programme editor as today’s edition celebrated his 250th appearance for the club.

Keith Watson returned to his favoured right back position after playing in a back three against Rangers, replacing vice-captain David Gray who was listed as a substitute. Continue reading

Hibs Leapfrog Rangers With 2-0 Win At Ibrox

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Hibs leapfrogged Rangers into second place in the Championship with a hard fought 2-0 win at Ibrox tonight thanks to goals from Scott Robertson and Lewis Stevenson.
Head Coach Alan Stubbs made three changes to the starting XI who beat Arbroath last Saturday and changed the formation as well.

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Hibs Move To Within Two Points Of Rangers

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Hibs moved to within two points of second placed Rangers thanks to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Queen of the South in Dumfries this afternoon.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs kept the same starting XI that beat Cowdenbeath 5-0 last weekend, but it was the home side who started brightly and dominated early possession. Continue reading

Five Star Performance From Hibs

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Hibs moved to within five points of Rangers in the race for second place in the Championship with a comfortable 5-0 win over Cowdenbeath at a freezing cold Easter Road this afternoon.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs kept faith with the same staring XI that shared the points with Falkirk last Saturday, although Lewis Stevenson moved to right back and Callum Booth returned to his more familiar left back slot. Continue reading

Magnificent Hibs Thrash Rangers 4-0

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Hibs moved to within four points of Rangers with a sensational four-nil victory over the Glasgow giants at Easter Road this afternoon.

The scoreline was Hibs’ biggest winning margin over Rangers for over seventy three years, and the first time they have managed to score four in over fifty years.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs selected his usual starting XI with David Gray playing with a niggling groin injury which will soon require an operation. Continue reading