Ex-Hearts boss Robbie Neilson named manager of the month

Ex-Hearts boss Robbie Neilson has been given the Ladbrokes Premiership Manager of the Month award for November.

Thursday, 8th December 2016, 9:18 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:53 pm
Robbie Neilson is now manager of MK Dons. Picture: Getty

Hearts were undefeated during the month. They recorded come-from-behind draws against St Johnstone and away at Hamilton, with the games finishing 2-2 and 3-3, respectively.

Neilson’s side then ended a four-game winless streak with a 3-0 victory over Motherwell at Tynecastle.

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They followed that up with a thoroughly convincing 2-0 victory over Rangers in front of the BT Sport cameras, in what would prove to be Neilson’s final game with the club.

Two days later the 36-year-old joined MK Dons. Hearts moved swiftly to appoint his successor, hiring Ian Cathro to become new head coach.

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