Where are they now: Last Hearts team to beat Hibs twice at Easter Road in one season

Hearts travel to Easter Road on Sunday hoping to make it two wins out of two away to Hibs this season.

John Robertson wheels away after netting against Hibs at Easter Road
John Robertson wheels away after netting against Hibs at Easter Road

The last time Hearts manged that feat was over 20 years ago - in the 1996/97 season. A 3-1 win in September was followed by an emphatic 4-0 New Year derby victory. But what happened to the squad involved?

Towering French goalkeeper who stayed with Hearts until 2001, when he retired. Played more than 130 games for the Jambos
Played just a handful of games for Hearts before moving on to Morton, Berwick. Stenhousemuir and Brechin before seeing out his career with Newtongrange Star and Coldstream. Now a prison warden
Left-back who played more than 100 games for Hearts before sealing move to Everton. Had spells with Sheffield United, Huddersfield, Aberdeen and East Fife, whom he later managed. Now boss at Queen of the South
Versatile midfielder who spent his entire career in Italy barring three years at Hearts. Played for AC Milan, Fiorentina and Atalanta. Hung up his boots in 2002 but sadly died in October 2017 from cancer.
Had two spells with Hearts in 20-year career as well as turning out for Dundee, Rangers, Southampton and Falkirk. Had spell managing Dundee and now does media work.
Scored derby debut double in January win. Had spells with Dundee, Hearts, Dundee United, Motherwell, Dunfermline and St Mirren among others. Worked for Total after retiring from football.
Won Scottish Cup with Hearts before spells at Livingston, Alloa, Airdrie, Ayr, St Johnstone, Morton, Dumbarton and Arbroath. Brief spell as St Mirren interim boss in 2016.


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Midfielder who spent the bulk of his career with Hearts, before ending his career with two years at Airdrie. Had a spell managing the Diamonds before becoming an agent and Evening News columnist.
English forward who played for Port Vale, Norwich and Oldham before winding down career in non-league football. Worked as an attendance officer at a Manchester school after football.
Played over 200 games for Hearts after spells with Celtic, Bolton and Falkirk. Ended career with stints at Kilmarnock and Partick Thistle before taking up coaching role at Falkirk.
Nine-times capped Welsh midfielder. Spent 13 years at Norwich before brief spells with Hearts, Colchester and King's Lynn. Now works for Norfolk and Norwich Association of the Blind.


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Defender capped 27 times for Scotland. Two spells each at Rangers and Hearts before stints at Carlton in Australia and Morton, who he later managed briefly. Now working in sports management.
Played over 130 games for Hearts before spells with Bolton, Rangers, Man City, Portsmouth, Derby, Walsall, Dundee Utd, AC Omonia and Carolina Railhawks. Held coaching roles at Carolina and Vancouver Whitecaps.
Former Scunthorpe, Everton, Man City and Oldham defender who spent three seasons at Hearts before shorter spells at Walsall, Chesterfield, Hednesford and Mossley. Now works as a school sports coach
Fifer who played over 150 games for Hearts before sealing move to Wolves. Had shorter spells at Coventry, MK Dons and Dundee before player-manager spells at Cowdenbeath and Berwick.


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Played for just four clubs - Falkirk, Hearts, Everton and Rangers. Capped 69 times by Scotland; had spell managing Sheffield Utd before assisting Mark Warburton at Brentford and Rangers. Now works for Brighton.
The 'Hammer of Hibs' scored 27 goals in derbies over two spells.. Had brief stints at Newcastle and Livingston and managed Hearts, Ross County, Livi, Derry, East Fife and is now in second spell at Inverness
Forward who is now a football agent. Had spells with Stirling Albion, Celtic, Millwall, Sunderland and St Johnstone as well as two lengthy spells at Tynecastle.