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Alex Salmond: Neil Lennon should manage Hearts

Former First Minister Alex Salmond says he wants Hibs boss Neil Lennon to manage Hearts.

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Interim head coach Jon Daly and assistant coach Austin MacPhee have helped steady the ship at Hearts

Hearts' five-man list for new head coach

Hearts intend to select their new head coach from five names: Jon Daly, Steven Pressley, Paul Hartley, Billy Davies and Dougie Freedman. Those five have impressed Tynecastle directors and are vying to succeed Ian Cathro.
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Rangers' Ryan Jack and Hearts' Jamie Walker were on opposite sides at Ibrox

Rangers 0-0 Hearts: Jamie Walker returns as Jambos earn a point at Ibrox

Jon Daly strengthened his case for the Hearts head coach's job with a goalless draw against Rangers at Ibrox. Although under pressure for most of the second half, the Tynecastle side defended resolutely to take a point back east.
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Hibs Danny Swanson is beaten to the ball by Hamilton's Darian MacKinnon

Hibs 1-3 Hamilton: Hibs suffer second half horror show

Three years after condemning Hibs to Championship football Hamilton returned to haunt Hibs as they brought the Easter Road outfit's promising return to the top flight of Scottish football to a shuddering halt.

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Cedric Carrasso is in talks with Hearts according to reports. Picture: Romain Perrocheau/Getty Images

Hearts track ex-French international goalkeeper - reports

Hearts are in talks with former French international goalkeeper Cedric Carrasso according to reports.

Fraser Watts

Fraser Watts says Carlton’s young guns are ready for Cup final

Carlton cricket stalwart Fraser Watts has urged the club’s young players to enjoy the experience when they play in tomorrow’s Citylets Scottish Cup final against Watsonians at Forthill.

Martin Campbell will play in the mixed doubles and mens doubles

Badminton: Martin Campbell excited by new doubles pairing

Martin Campbell cannot wait to form an all-Edinburgh mixed doubles team at the Badminton World Championships which begin on Monday.

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Sandra Steven and Kirsteen McLelland  of Uphall Station

Sandra Steven and Kirsteen McLelland win Super Series Pairs Title

Uphall station duo Sandra Steven and Kirsteen McLelland are celebrating once again after landing the Bowls Scotland Ladies Super Series Pairs Title, a fortnight on from landing the Scottish Pairs Title in Ayr.

Hutchison Vale Under-14s

Youths: Hutchison Vale 14s open with win after clinical display

Hutchison Vale Under-14s kick-started their Division 1 campaign with a hard-fought 4-0 win over Leith Athletic at Meadowbank.

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Martin Boyle is recovering faster than expected

Injured Martin Boyle may make quick return to Hibs team

Hibs have received a boost with the news Easter Road flying machine Martin Boyle could return to action in next weekend’s Premiership match against Dundee at Dens Park.

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Elise Christie is looking to the future again

Sports psychologist helps Elise Christie banish death threats

Livingston short track speed skater Elise Christie has admitted it has taken a lot of help from a sports psychologist over the past two years for her to finally banish the memory of death threats she received to the back of her mind.

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Lewis Stevensons Testimonial Fund is to give children the chance to become a mascot at Hibs home matches this season through its backing of Leith Links, a charity which helps kids attend games at Easter Road. Pic: SNS

Lewis Stevenson looks back at journey from Hibs’ ‘horrible day’

It is the question which will forever divide Hibs fans. Was relegation the shock needed to re-energise the Easter Road club?

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Don Cowie looking towards bright new Hearts future

Don Cowie’s year-and-a-half at Hearts hasn’t exactly coincided with the most harmonious period in the club’s history.

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Jon Daly

Don Cowie: Jon Daly is ready to be Hearts manager

Don Cowie believes Jon Daly is now equipped to lead Hearts on a permanent basis, and the midfielder intends to boost the interim head coach’s job prospects by helping secure victory away to Rangers today.

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Sandy Clark shows his delight after making it 4-0 following good work from John Colquhoun and Sandy Jardine

Maroon Memories: Robertson, Clark and Jardine smash Dundee United

Hearts, fresh from a 6-1 League Cup win over Kilmarnock midweek attracted a crowd of 14,548 to Tynecastle for this match against United.

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The championship-winning Hibernians team from 1894. Picture courtesy of Hibs Historical Trust

Hibee History: Hibernians unfurl flag then thrash Partick

AFTER indulging for a week or two in friendly matches, the Hibernians settled down to their League engagements for the ensuing season, by facing the Partick Thistle on Saturday afternoon at Easter Road.

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Catriona Matthew reacts after hitting out of a bunker on 17

Classy Catriona Matthew shows her love of the Solheim Cup

CLASSY Catriona Matthew shrugged off her 11th-hour call up to become the third most successful European in Solheim Cup history.


BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
Edinburghs Luke Crosbie breaks through the Sale defence

Edinburgh 20, Sale 24: Statement of intent from Cockerill’s team

Edinburgh lost their first match on Richard Cockerill’s watch and the visitors scored four tries to Edinburgh’s two but that won’t have unduly worried the Englishman who had fielded a scratch side, actually two scratch sides since he rang the changes at half-time, against what looked like Sale’s strongest XV.

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Mark Riss is set to make his comeback for Monarchs on Sunday against Sheffield

Edinburgh Monarchs clash with Ipswich washed out

Tonight’s Championship speedway encounter between Edinburgh Monarchs and Ipswich Witches was called off despite the start time being delayed by 45 minutes to give the track staff the opportunity to make the circuit rideable after an afternoon of heavy downpours.

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