Hearts set for title celebrations after Inverness CT clash next Saturday in penultimate game

Hearts will lift the Scottish Championship trophy next Saturday following Inverness CT’s Scottish Cup defeat to St Mirren.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 7:53 pm
Hearts' Championship celebrations and title lift will take place at Tynecastle Park next weekend against Inverness CT. Picture: SNS

The Highlanders fell to a late 2-1 loss in Paisley, Marcus Fraser netting the winner.

Neil McCann will now bring his side south in what will be the final Tynecastle Park clash of the season.

If Inverness had progressed the Championship fixture would have been rearranged due to next weekend’s Scottish Cup quarter-finals.

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Now the celebrations are expected to take place following the match as Hearts return to the Premiership at the first time of asking.

The trophy lift has prompted much consternation amongst some fans with a social media campaign calling on the team to collect their medals but leave the trophy on the stand.

They feel it would be a message to the SPFL and others clubs following the vote which saw Hearts confined to the second tier having been bottom when the league was finished due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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