Hibees are left to curse luck again

WHEN there are rumours that you’re the subject of a century-old gypsy curse, the last thing you want to do is tempt fate.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 21st May 2012, 1:00 pm

And while Hibs played down the role of superstition in the final, actions perhaps told another story.

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As Hearts circulated a full timetable for media access for their victory day at Tynecastle by Friday, Hibs would not confirm press passes for their day. Maybe they thought revealing a party plan would bring bad luck.

Whatever the reasons, their 110-year wait for a Scottish Cup win goes on.

And maybe the curse – said to have been brought on by the sacking of Hibs’ first Irish manager Dan McMichael, right – won some new believers.