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Ex-Hibs winger Duncan Watmore saves tourists’ lives

FORMER Hibs winger Duncan Watmore helped save the lives of three pensioners after a boat crash, it has been revealed.

Morton manager Jim Duffy is sent to the stand. Picture: SNS

Jim Duffy denies offering Neil Lennon a ‘square go’

Morton manager Jim Duffy has denied that he asked Hibs boss Neil Lennon for a “square go” during the fracas at the end of Wednesday’s 0-0 draw at Easter Road.

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Referee Nick Walsh produces the red card for Hibs captain Darren McGregor. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Darren McGregor free to face Dunfermline as Hibs appeal red

Hibs defender Darren McGregor will be free to play in Saturday’s Championship match away to Dunfermline as the appeal against his dismissal in last night’s fiery draw with Morton won’t be heard until next Thursday.

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Hibs head coach Neil Lennon reacts after Kudus Oyenugas late challenge on defender Jordon Forster, on ground far right

Raging Hibs boss accuses Morton player of “act of cowardice”

Neil Lennon today accused Morton player Kudus Oyenuga of “an act of cowardice” in trying to break Hibs defender Jordon Forster’s leg before conning the referee into sending off captain Darren McGregor.

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Craig Wilson of Big Hearts and Tynecastle stars Esmael Goncalves and Malaury Martin were joined by the SPFL trusts Nicky Reid and Jojo (3) and Skye (7). Pic: Craig Watson

Big Hearts Community Trust is honoured by SPFL

Tynecastle was the first stop on the SPFL’s Trusted Trophy Tour yesterday, recognition of the sterling work being done by the Big Hearts Community Trust.

Esmael Goncalves is confident the Jam Tarts can be title party poopers

Esmael Goncalves: Hearts desperate to spoil Celtic party

Esmael Goncalves has already halted one Celtic silverware quest and fully intends a repeat this weekend.

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Taylor Hendry was at Hibs as a youngster

Former Hibee hit five for Junior club but still didn’t win match

Edinburgh United striker Taylor Hendry smashed in five goals last weekend for the Paties Road club, but incredibly he didn’t end up on the winning side.

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Club captain Perry Kitchen has struggled for game time under Ian Cathro

Hearts boss Cathro tells fringe players they’ll get chance

Hearts head coach Ian Cathro today told out-of-favour players they will get the chance to impress before the season ends. He pledged to give opportunities to those on the fringes of the team and stressed that they all remain part of his plans.

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Morton's Kudus Oyenuga, far right, is sent off. Hibs defender Darren McGregor followed him

Hibs 0, Morton 0: Two off and both managers dismissed in late mayhem

Hibs defender Darren McGregor and Morton striker Kudus Oyenuga were sent off along with managers Neil Lennon and Jim Duffy as this top-of-the table clash ended in mayhem.

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Edinburgh City will call Ainslie Park home for the next three seasons

Edinburgh City and Spartans confirm three-season groundshare

Edinburgh City will groundshare with capital rivals Spartans for the next three seasons, the League Two club have confirmed.

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John Rankin was recently announced as the new under-17 coach at Hearts. Picture: Michael Gillen

New Hearts youth coach John Rankin slates ‘Nandos’ culture

New Hearts youth coach John Rankin has heavily criticised the culture among young Scottish players which he believes is damaging our national game.

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Ross Guthrie struck twice in the second half

Ross Guthrie hits brace as Edinburgh City beat Spartans

Edinburgh City reached their first cup final since winning promotion to the SPFL with a 2-0 win over Spartans in the East of Scotland Cup semi-final at Ainslie Park.

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John McGinn, above, admits he went crazy in his hotel room as James Keatings scored a stunning late winner against Falkirk last weekend

McGinn: Everyone at my hotel heard me celebrate Hibs winner

He couldn’t be there in person, but John McGinn was certainly at Easter Road in spirit as his Hibs team-mates took another huge step towards the Championship title.

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Linlithgow Rose boss Todd Lumsden accepts Auchinleck are the team to beat

West rivals favourites in cup, say Lithgae and Bonnyrigg bosses

Linlithgow Rose boss Todd Lumsden says his team be facing the favourites for the Scottish Junior Cup when they meet West giants Auchinleck Talbot in the semi-finals next month.

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Ethan Hamilton says it's 'crazy' he's gone from Hutchie Vale to Manchester United

Ex-Hutchie Vale kid Ethan Hamilton on life at Manchester United

Ethan Hamilton was plucked from the famous breeding ground of Edinburgh’s Hutchison Vale to Manchester United at just 12 years of age. And the exciting midfielder is hoping he’s on a pathway to become the next Scot to make an impact at Old Trafford.

Arniston Rangers Under-14s celebrate winning the Pilmar Smith Cup

Youths: Solid 2-0 win seals Pilmar Smith Cup for Arniston 14s

Arniston Rangers Under-14s put in a terrific performance to secure a 2-0 win against Lochend YFC and clinch the Pilmar Smith Cup at New Dundas Park, Bonnyrigg.

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Hearts academy manager Roger Arnott

Hearts academy laying local foundations for the future

Behind the imposing white facade of Oriam Scotland’s performance centre, Hearts are working quietly to improve their own development potential. Signing eight teenagers on professional contracts last week signals serious intent. Recruiting ex-Hibs midfielder John Rankin and former Riccarton graduate Dale Carrick to their youth coaching staff merely reinforces it.

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John Rankin is currently captain at Queen of the South

Hearts coaching roles for John Rankin and Dale Carrick

Hearts have given former Hibs midfielder John Rankin a coaching role at Riccarton and brought Dale Carrick back inside their academy.

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Neil Lennon is keen to extend the gap at the top of the table further tonight

Hibs boss would love to wrap up title before cup semi-final

Neil Lennon has admitted he’d love to see Hibs wrap up the Championship title before they continue their bid to retain the Scottish Cup with a semi-final against Aberdeen on April 22.

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Ryan Porteous scored a great header for Hibs

Duo score in Hibs win less than 24 hours after Scotland duty

Oli Shaw and Ryan Porteous starred in Hibs’ 5-0 Development League win over St Johnstone less than 24 hours after representing Scotland Under-19s in the Elite Round in the Czech Republic.

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