Robbie Neilson is back at Hearts after three and a half years away. Picture: SNS

The 17 key moments from Robbie Neilson's first spell as Hearts manager

A look back at when Neilson was previously in charge at Tynecastle

A little over three-and-a-half years after leaving Hearts to join MK Dons, Robbie Neilson was confirmed as the club’s new head coach on Sunday replacing Daniel Stendel. During the intertwining period plenty has happened.

Neilson has been down to England, back up and led Dundee United into the Premiership. For Hearts it has been a story of regression. When he left the club sat second in the top-flight. Three-and-a-half seasons and three managers later, the club find themselves staring at least a campaign in the Championship.

Click and scroll through to remember the key moments from Neilson’s previous time in charge at Hearts.

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