Robbie Neilson during his second stint at Hearts in 2023Robbie Neilson during his second stint at Hearts in 2023
Robbie Neilson during his second stint at Hearts in 2023 | SNS Group

The last 12 Hearts managers and where they are now from America to Portugal

The Hearts managers of the past have been dotted around the globe.

Steven Naismith has more than shown his Hearts head coach credentials - but just where are the other gaffers who came before him?

The Tynecastle side are looking forward to the start of next season, which will include Europa League or Europa Conference League football. Already, Naismith has signed up Yan Dhanda, James Penrice, Blair Spittal and Ryan Fulton on pre-contracts with the potential for more additions throughout the summer.

Then it will be all eyes on retaining third spot in the Premiership and cup success. There’s stability now at Tynecastle but that hasn’t always been the case for Hearts. There’s been the successful, the less so and the turbulent reigns found in the Vladimir Romanov era.

From Portugal to America, the former Hearts gaffers have found themselves dotted around the footballing world. We take a trip down memory lane to look at where the last 12 Hearts managers and head coaches before Naismith are now.

Then it will be all eyes on retaining third spot in the Premiership and cup success. There’s stability now at Tynecastle but that hasn’t always been the case for Hearts. There’s been the successful, the less so and the turbulent reigns found in the Vladimir Romanov era.

Related topics:

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.