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Hearts’ Relegation Postponed After Beating Hibs At Tynecastle

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Hibs dismal run of form continued today with a 2-0 defeat to Hearts at Tynecastle and whilst yet another disgraceful blunder by a linesman prevented a late equaliser for the Easter Road side, in truth Hearts deserved the victory to stave off relegation for at least another three days.

The Hearts’ fans have already accepted their fate, but were determined to drag their rivals into a relegation play off and the players were greeted with chants of ‘You’re going down with the Jambos.’ Continue reading

Hibs Finish Season In Bottom Six After Dismal Day In Perth

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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

Inverness Caledonian Thistle 0-0 Hibernian

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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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Dundee Utd Prove Too Strong For Hibs

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Once again some questionable refereeing decisions sparked fury amongst the Hibs’ fans, but few would argue that Dundee United fully deserved the three points at Easter Road tonight.

Earlier in the day, the club announced their season ticket package for the next campaign however the performance against Jackie McNamara’s side is unlikely to persuade any undecided to part with their money. Continue reading

Haynes On Target As Hibs Held At Kilmarnock

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Danny Haynes opened his Hibs’ goal-scoring account today to secure a share of the points against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park in a game that the Easter Road side dominated throughout.

Terry Butcher stuck with the same starting XI that beat Ross County last Saturday even though Liam Craig was available for selection after a one match suspension and the skipper had to settle for a place on the bench. Continue reading

Hibs End Run Of Four Defeats With Win Over Ross County

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Hibs ended a run of four defeats with a 2-1 win over Ross County at Easter Road yesterday.

Manager Terry Butcher made three changes to the side that lost 2-3 to Raith Rovers last weekend with Duncan Watmore injured, Liam Craig suspended whilst James Collins has to be content with a place on the bench.

Ryan McGivern returned to left back allowing Lewis Stevenson to return to his preferred left midfield slot whilst Danny Haynes and midweek goal scorer Danny Handling started up front. Continue reading