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Posts Tagged ‘ SFL ’

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

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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

Stalemate As Hibs Held By Queen of the South

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Hibs passed up a chance to move into third place in the Championship this afternoon when they were held to a 0-0 draw by Queen of the South.

Alan Stubbs was forced into making a number of changes with Mark Oxley, Dylan McGeough and Scott Robertson all missing through injury and Dominique Malonga away on international duty.

Matt Kennedy, watched by Everton manager Roberto Martinez and Alex Harris both started with Jake Sinclair returning to the bench. Continue reading

Hibs Consolidate Playoff Spot With Valuable Win Over Cowdenbeath

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First half goals from Paul Hanlon and Jason Cummings were enough to secure the three points against Cowdenbeath at Central Park this afternoon.

Despite an injury to keeper Mark Oxley, who had to be replaced at half time by youngster Kleton Perntreou and although the ‘Blue Brazil’ pulled one goal back, Hibs held on for the well-deserved victory.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs made no changes to the team who received a standing ovation from the Hibs’ fans despite losing on penalties to high flying Dundee United in the League Cup quarter finals last week.

Dylan McGeough who missed that game due to a suspension did not make the squad due to an injury whilst midweek hat trick hero Jake Sinclair made the bench. Continue reading

Late Wonder Goal Denies Hibs A Deserved Derby Win

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A 40 yard wonder goal from Hearts’ Turkish defender Alim Ozturk deep into stoppage time secured a valuable point for the league leaders in a hard fought Edinburgh derby this afternoon at Easter Road.

Hibs had taken the lead in the first half through Dominique Malonga and had chances to wrap the game up, but typically Hearts’ never say die attitude ensured their unbeaten record continues.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs made one change to the starting line up who hammered Livingston last weekend with Liam Fontaine returning to the team in place of Callum Booth. Continue reading

Hibs Up To Fourth After Comfortable Win Over Livingston

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Hibs recorded their biggest league win in over two years this afternoon by comprehensively beating Livingston 4-0 at the Energy Assets Arena.

Goals from Dominique Malonga, Danny Handling , Dylan McGeough and Paul Heffernan ensured the three points headed to Easter Road and as an added bonus, Alan Stubbs’ men are now in the play off position.

Stubbs was forced to play Callum Booth in the centre of the defence alongside Paul Hanlon after normal first choice Jordon Forster called off due to an injury. Continue reading

Hibs Drop To Eighth Place In Championship After Alloa Defeat

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Hibs slumped to an embarrassing eighth place in the Championship this afternoon, after losing 2-1 to part time Alloa Athletic at Recreation park.

Their third straight defeat leaves the Easter Road side nine points behind leaders Hears after only four games.

Head Coach Alan Stubbs made three changes to the team that beat Dumbarton in midweek. Lewis Stevenson replaced Callum Booth, skipper Liam Craig took over from Scott Robertson and Jason Cummings replaced Danny Handling. Continue reading

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