Posts Tagged ‘ Tim Clancy ’

‘Smash And Grab Raid’ Sees Hibs Take Three Points


Even Pat Fenlon admitted that Hibs stole the three points in a ‘smash and grab raid’ at Firhill last night after Partick Thistle dominated possession throughout, and but for the performance of Ben Williams would have run out comfortable winners.

It took an inspired double substitution from the former Bohs’ manager however to change the course of the game midway through the second half when Owain Tudur Jones and Abdellah Zoubir combined to set up Liam Craig for his sixth goal of the season. Continue reading

Pat Fenlon Won’t Underestimate Stranraer


Hibs’ boss Pat Fenlon insists he will take nothing for granted against League One side Stranraer in tonight’s League Cup tie at Easter Road.

Speaking at the press conference ahead of the fixture, Fenlon said: “I think we have better players than we had last year to be honest and there won’t be wholesale changes to the team. We have added a little bit of quality and the ball retention has been good in the last couple of games. Continue reading

Tim Clancy’s Comeback Hopes Suffer Set-Back


Pat Fenlon is waiting to hear whether his plans for a settled back four have been disrupted yet again after right back Tim Clancy’s hopes of a first team come back suffered  another set-back on Saturday when  he was forced to leave the field after only 33 minutes against Duns in Saturday’s East of Scotland League fixture at the club’s training ground at East Mains. Continue reading

Dubliner Heffernan To Fight For Hibs Place


Dubliner Paul Heffernan has seen enough of his fellow strikers on the training ground to convince him that he will have to fight for his place in a goal-shy Hibs team that has only scored three goals in six competitive games, all of which were scored by midfielders..

Speaking at the weekly press conference ahead of today’s clash with St Johnstone, the former Kilmarnock striker said that he wasn’t put off by the Malmo result and believes that the quality of players in the squad should at the very least ensure a top six finish. Continue reading

Fenlon In Double Swoop For Heffernan And Zoubir

HibsPat Fenlon has completed a double signing ahead of the transfer window closing on Saturday night.

Earlier today, the club confirmed that Dublin born striker Paul Heffernan has joined from Kilmarnock after agreeing a contract until the end of the 2014/15 season, and 21 year old French winger Abdellah Zoubir has joined the club on loan from FC Istres for the 2013/14 season following a successful trial this week. Continue reading

Hibs Europa League Hopes Hang In The Balance


Hibs’ hopes of reaching the Europa League group stages hang in the balance after a two goal defeat to Malmo in Sweden last night.

It could have been much worse as Malmo scored two early goals inside two minutes but a resilient performance coupled with some heroics from Ben Williams kept the tie alive. Continue reading

Hibs Pre-Season Friendly Against Raith Rovers Ends Goalless


Hibs’ last pre-season fixture before their European campaign starts next week ended in stalemate against Raith Rovers at Starks Park last night.

Scouts from Malmo, were amongst the crowd as Hibs created several opportunities in front of a large travelling support. Continue reading

No Goals at Easter Road Despite Hibs’ Domination

Hibs-Bottle-Green-Strip-2012-13 Two superb saves from Aberdeen keeper Jamie Langfield denied Hibs a winning start to the post-split fixtures in a hard fought encounter at Easter Road last night.

Pat Fenlon made four changes to the team who started at Hampden last weekend, with Lewis Stevenson, Danny Handling, Eoin Doyle and Tom Taiwo replacing Ryan McGivern, Scott Robertson, Paul Cairney and Jorge Claros.

The game kicked off in front of a poor crowd, considering that the club had reached their second successive cup finals and that an incentive of being allowed to buy two tickets was on offer for supports who paid at the gate Continue reading

Paul Hanlon’s Relief After Injury Nightmare


Hibs’ defender Paul Hanlon has expressed his relief that the injury sustained against Aberdeen a few weeks ago isn’t as serious as first thought and he hopes to line up against Falkirk in the William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Life-long Hibs fan Paul knows only too well about the dismal record the club have in the competition, but a victory on Saturday will ensureHibs first back to back finals since the 1920s. Continue reading

Hibs Top Six Hopes Hang By A Thread

Pat Fenlon’s hopes of a top six finish hang by a thread tonight after Hibs’ 2-1 home defeat to Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Other results mean that Kilmarnock could officially end Fenlon’s chances when they play St Mirren in midweek. In any case, Hibs now have to beat Celtic at Parkhead next weekend and hope that several other results go in their favour. Continue reading