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Hearts baffled as SPFL do a u-turn on home fixtures agreement

Hearts will not play league matches at Tynecastle in August and plan to reverse scheduled games against Kilmarnock and Motherwell.

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The teapot from Miller & Stables

Hearts in 50 objects: No.10 – Memento from the ‘Floodlight Friendly’

This is the teapot from a tea set given to Hearts by the Edinburgh engineers Miller & Stables Ltd, the company which who installed Tynecastle’s first set of floodlights. These were used for the first time in October 1957.

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Hibs in 50 objects: No.10 – Gift from mini tour of Prague

Prague had been devastated during the Second World War but was already slowly recovering from the hostilities with the Russians still regarded as liberators when Hibs undertook a tour of Czechoslovakia in May of 1946.

Bayern goalkeeper Raimon Aumann flings himself to the right but fails to keep out Iain Fergusons shot

Maroon memories: Hearts shock the mighty Bayern

There is nothing quite like a midweek European tie. This truth was reaffirmed before 26,294 customers, who had been willing to pay inflated prices of £!0 and £20, at Tynecastle as Hearts edged closer to the impossible – a UEFA Cup semi-final place. None of the fans asked for refunds.

The Hibernians squad of 1887. Pic: Hibs Historical Trust

Hibee History: Hibs are first ‘World Champions’

THE Scottish Cup holders Hibs and the English professionals Preston North End played each other for the “Association Football Championship of the World”, with little doubt that the winners would be considered to have been the first world club champions.

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Simon Murray

Simon Murray: I’m not a Jason Cummings copy

Simon Murray believes he and Jason Cummings could have been the perfect fit as the Hibs strikeforce this season had the club’s top scorer not made his move to Nottingham Forest.

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Chris Roberts

Hibs boss hopeful despite toughest start in seven years

Hibs Ladies boss Chris Roberts has described the first half of this season’s campaign as the toughest of his seven years in charge.

Simon Murray relaxes with the Scottish Championship trophy at East Mains

Simon Murray: I’m hoping to do my Dad proud at Hibs

He’s only been at Easter Road a matter of days but new Hibs striker Simon Murray can genuinely claim to have always had a soft spot for the Capital club.

Hearts will be unable to play their August league home fixtures at Tynecastle. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Hearts: main stand work sees August fixtures moved from Tynescastle

Hearts will not play either of their opening home league fixtures at Tynecastle, the club have announced.

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Hearts will travel to Celtic for their opening game of the new league season. Picture: SNS

Hearts to begin 2017/18 league season away to Celtic

Hearts will begin the 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership campaign with a trip to champions Celtic.

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Celtic will take on Hearts in their opening match of the 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership season. Picture: SNS

SPFL announce fixture list for 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership

Celtic will begin the defence of their Ladbrokes Premiership crown with a home clash against Hearts.

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Neil Lennon and his team will begin the season at home. Picture: Neil Hanna

Hibs to host Partick Thistle on Ladbrokes Premiership return

Hibs will begin the 2017/18 Scottish top flight season with a home game against Partick Thistle.

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The team proudly paraded their trophies

Hearts in 50 objects: No.9 – 1895/6 team which defeated all

The all-conquering Hearts team of season 1895/96, which won the Scottish Cup, Roseberry Charity Cup, Edinburgh League, and McCrae Cup. This side is regarded as one of the finest ever in Tynecastle history, underlined by their achievements in a remarkable campaign.

Kyle Lafferty has scored 20 goals for Northern Ireland

Ian Cathro admits Hearts need a striker ahead of Kyle Lafferty talks

Ian Cathro admits Hearts need to sign another striker as club officials prepare to meet the Northern Ireland forward Kyle Lafferty for talks today.

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Danny Swanson enjoyed meeting his new team-mates at East Mains

Danny Swanson delighted to finally begin life as a Hibee

After the media calls, new kit unveilings and general excitement at signing for his boyhood club, Danny Swanson got down to the real work of being a Hibs player this week as Neil Lennon’s squad returned for pre-season training.

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The awards given to the Hibs players

Hibs in 50 objects: No.9 – Coronation Cup award

The Coronation Cup was a one-off football tournament to celebrate the coronation of the current Queen played between four Scottish and four English clubs, held in Glasgow in May 1953.

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Only four members of the first-team squad which  won the King Cup last season have decided to stay

New Leith Athletic bosses will be given time to rebuild

New Leith Athletic joint-manager Leighton Jones has revealed he has been tasked with rebuilding a team capable of challenging for the East of Scotland League title within the next “two to three years”.

Lower Leagues

Livingston re-sign Hearts striker Nikolay Todorov on loan

Hearts have agreed to send 20-year-old Bulgarian forward Nikolay Todorov back to Livingston on a season-long loan.

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Hearts head coach Ian Cathro will take his team to play Championship new boys Livingston

Hearts to face Livingston in opening pre-season friendly

Hearts will face Livingston next Saturday in their first match of pre-season.

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Hearts want former Norwich striker Kyle Lafferty to lead their attack next season

Hearts make move for Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty

Hearts will meet Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty tomorrow to discuss a possible move to Tynecastle.

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