From saving the club to ending 114 years of hurt - Sir Tom Farmer's reign at Hibs

Sir Tom Farmer is no longer Hibs' majority shareholder after the tycoon sold his stake to US businessman Ron Gordon.

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 4:24 pm
Tom Farmer
Tom Farmer

This selection of pictures looks back at the highs and lows experienced during his time at Easter Road.

Hibs fans protest Wallace Mercer's proposed merging of the Edinburgh clubs. This leads to Farmer's takeover of the club in 1991.
Murdo MacLeod holds aloft the 1991 Scottish Cup as Hibs celebrate the future of their club being secured with a major piece of silverware.

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Former Hibs chairman Douglas Cromb alongside Tom Farmer with a cheque for new stand at Easter Road in 1995.
Fans protest Farmer's reign after the club are relegated to the First Division in 1998.
Farmer speaks to supporters at a special forum event in the spring of 1998. Hibs made an immediate return back to the top flight of Scottish football.
Hibs win their second trophy under Farmer's stewardship, defeating Kilmarnock 5-1 in the League Cup final in 2007.
Chairman Rod Petrie joins the Hibs majority shareholder in opening the new Hibs training centre at East Mains.
Hibs playing a significant role in helping the local community was always a priority for Farmer. Here he is in 2010 opening the new Hibernian Learning Centre.
Farmer holds the Scottish Cup after Hibs ended their 114-year wait for the trophy, defeating Rangers 3-2 in the 2016 final.
Thousands line the street for the open-top bus parade as the victorious Hibs squad show off the trophy to their supporters.
Following three years in the Championship after 2014's relegation, Hibs are promoted back to the Premiership under the guidance of Neil Lennon.
Both Petrie and Farmer announce they are leaving the club in July 2019.
Farmer with Ron Gordon, the man who purchased his predecessors controlling stake to become the new majority shareholder at Hibs.