Former Hearts striker Juanma.

How Hearts fared on opening day in each of the last 15 seasons

Hearts take on Dundee tonight in their first league game of the new campaign.

By Craig Fowler
Friday, 16th October 2020, 3:35 pm
Updated Friday, 16th October 2020, 3:49 pm

The Jam Tarts didn’t envision scrapping it out with the Dens Park club for a place at the top of the Scottish Championship table when they got things underway last season, but in Robbie Neilson and the current squad of players they have the means to get back to the top-flight at the first time of asking, and a win tonight would go a most welcome start.

Hearts fans wouldn’t just want to see their team gain promotion, they would also like to see them do it with a bit of style, playing with flair and scoring goals.

While the past has little baring on how this group will fare, there are several examples of the Tynecastle side being involved in opening day thrillers through the years. And maybe a few fans would also like to forget...

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