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Hibs to face Celtic in Betfred Cup semi-finals

Hibs have been drawn to play Celtic in the Betfred Cup semi-finals.

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Anthony Stokes, left, has been hailed by Neil Lennon, right. Pic: SNS

Lennon explains why he can’t leave Stokes out of Hibs team

Hibs boss Neil Lennon feels he can’t consider leaving Anthony Stokes out of his team – because the striker is always likely to come up with a touch of magic.

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Sam Nicholson feels his career has been enhanced since leaving Hearts

Big interview: Ex-Hearts winger Sam Nicholson on life in US

Eight games and almost three months into his American adventure, it is clear Sam Nicholson has no regrets about his decision to swap his hometown of Penicuik for Uptown, Minneapolis.

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Malaury Martin is yet to establish himself in maroon

Malaury Martin still in Craig Levein’s plans at Hearts

Forgotten man Malaury Martin has been told he will be given a chance to return to the fold once resurgent Hearts have re-established themselves as a team able to play confidently on the front foot.

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Hibs midfielder John McGinn escapes Betfred Cup ban

Hibs midfielder John McGinn has escaped a Betfred Cup semi-final ban despite picking up his second booking of the competition on Tuesday night.

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Swanson’s relief at Hibs goal as he dedicates it to Shaun Woodburn

Danny Swanson has admitted he feels as if a huge weight has been lifted from his shoulders after claiming his first goal for his boyhood heroes Hibs – a strike that he also dedicated to his late friend Shaun 

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Edinburgh City sign Spanish defender Jesus Garcia Tena

Edinburgh City have added further top-level experience to their squad with the signing of former Hamilton defender Jesus Garcia Tena.

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Hibernian's last trip to Hampden ended in a 3-2 defeat to Aberdeen - but Neil Lennon's men are heading back to G42 for the 21st time since the year 2000. Picture: John Devlin

Hibs set to make 21st appearance at Hampden since 2000

Hibs are set to make their 21st cup appearance at Hampden Park since the year 2000, following Tuesday night’s victory over Livingston.

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 Hearts captain Christophe Berra at Full Time.

‘Christophe’s a godsend’ – how Hearts have improved with Berra

Christophe Berra is making a pretty good fist of living up to his billing as one of the Scottish Premiership’s transfer coups of the past summer.

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Hearts manager Craig Levein hopes to have Aaron Hughes in his squad for Saturday's match at Partick. Pic: SNS

Hughes and Randall in contention for Hearts’ trip to Partick

Craig Levein is confident that both Aaron Hughes and Connor Randall will be back in contention for Hearts’ trip to Partick Thistle.

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Anthony Stokes strokes home the winning penalty for Hibs. Pic: SNS

Delighted Neil Lennon says Hibs deserve place in Betfred Cup semis

Neil Lennon claimed Hibs thoroughly deserved their place in the semi-finals of the Betfred Cup despite having to twice come from behind to defeat Championship outfit Livingston.

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Martin Boyle scores to make it 2-2 on a dramatic night at Easter Road. Pic: SNS

Hibs 3, Livingston 2: Hibees into Betfred Cup semi-finals

Hibs scraped into the semi-finals of the Betfred Cup after being given a huge fright by Championship outfit Livingston, who twice took the lead at Easter Road.

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Louis Moult, left, makes it 2-2 on Saturday

Hibs clear the air after picking over pieces of Motherwell game

Martin Boyle has insisted Hibs’ horror half hour against Motherwell as they surrendered a two goal lead is already a thing of the past after he and his team-mates held a heated post-mortem less than 24 hours later.

Martin Boyle is excited at the prospect of reaching Hampden for a fifth time in just 18 months

Hibs target fifth trip to Hampden in 18 months

Martin Boyle revealed that the chance of a fifth Hamdpen visit in just 18 months will drive him and his Easter Road team-mates on in tonight’s Betfred Cup quarter-final against Livingston.

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 Hearts Manager Craig Levein (L) with Michael Smith

Michael Smith interview: I feel I’m flourishing at Hearts

Michael Smith came to Scotland for multiple challenges. He joined Hearts on a two-year contract in June to fill Callum Paterson’s No.2 shirt. Added to that, he wanted competitive football and craved an international recall with Northern Ireland.

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Hearts’ Jamie Walker ‘is in a good place’, says Craig Levein

Hearts manager Craig Levein reported today that Jamie Walker is focused and “in a good place” because talk of a transfer to Rangers has now ceased.

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Marvin Bartley of Hibs and Hearts striker Esmael Goncalves will meet on December 27. Pic: SNS

Hearts-Hibs Christmas derby to be shown live as TV dates revealed

Hibs will have four televised matches in December, with three of them taking place in the space of just six days.

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Neil Lennon is hoping for a reaction from his players after the 'Jekyll and Hyde' performance against Motherwell. Picture: SNS Group

Neil Lennon expects ‘reaction’ from Hibs players against Livingston

Neil Lennon expects to see a reaction from his players as Hibernian prepare to take on Livingston in the Betfred Cup quarter-final.

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Former Hearts owner Wallace Mercer launched the merger plot in 1990

Edinburgh United? The plot to merge Hibs and Hearts

ITALIA 90 was only four days away but the hopes and dreams for Andy Roxburgh and Scotland at the World Cup were forgotten by the news breaking from much closer to home.

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Bjorn Johnsen played one season at Tynecastle. Picture: SNS

Ex-Hearts striker Bjorn Johnsen scores against Dutch giants Ajax

Ex-Hearts striker Bjorn Johnsen has made headlines in the Netherlands after scoring the equalising goal against Ajax on Sunday.

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