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Craig Levein says Connor Randall is his type of Hearts player

Craig Levein has praised the wholehearted Connor Randall for establishing himself as a key man at Hearts in recent months.

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Neil Lennon, right, believes Craig Levein's comments could come back to haunt him

Neil Lennon tells Hearts boss Craig Levein: ‘The gloves are off’

Neil Lennon has continued his war of words with Hearts boss Craig Levein following Sunday’s Edinburgh derby.

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Hearts’ Burns Supper

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Hearts’ Burns Supper

Heart of Midlothian and partner Save the Children will hold their official 2018 Burns Supper at Tynecastle Park this Thursday, January 25 and the charity are giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky Evening News reader.

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Craig Levein described his comment as a 'good laugh', adding that he would speak to Neil Lennon. Picture: SNS Group

Craig Levein has ‘no regrets’ over post-derby comments

Hearts manager Craig Levein says he has ‘no regrets’ over his comments following the Edinburgh derby on Sunday.

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Who will be the next Scotland manager?

After Michael O’Neill rejected an offer from the SFA to succeed Gordon Strachan in the role, who will be the next Scotland manager?

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Slaven Bilic has a very impressive record at international level and is currently out of work

Comment: SFA must make bold appointment after Michael O’Neill saga

Michael O’Neill left the Scottish Football Association open to stinging criticism by rejecting the Scotland manager’s job. Yet Stewart Regan and the SFA board could redeem themselves by casting their net further and wider in the search for Gordon Strachan’s successor.

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Defeat by Hearts ‘will not derail Hibs’ season’

Darren McGregor has insisted Hibs’ Scottish Cup defeat by arch-rivals Hearts won’t derail the Easter Road outfit’s bid for a place in next season’s Europa League.

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Hibs’ Darren McGregor tells Hearts to enjoy bragging right while it lasts

Darren McGregor has warned Hearts to enjoy their derby-day bragging rights, promising they’ll be stripped of them next time they face Hibs.

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Demetri Mitchell

Demetri Mitchell: I’d never seen Hearts-Hibs game but I got stuck in

Having never even watched an Edinburgh derby before Sunday, Demetri Mitchell now knows all about them.

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Amateurs: Tollcross Thistle reach East of Scotland Cup last eight

Tollcross Thistle booked their place in the quarter-finals of the East of Scotland Cup with a 4-0 victory over Tillicoultry AFC on the 3G at Saughton.

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Demetri Mitchell, left, battles with Hibs' Martin Boyle

Hearts boss hails Demetri Mitchell’s mental strength in derby

Craig Levein insists Hearts loanee Demetri Mitchell’s steely mentality helped him step up from academy football at Manchester United and thrive in the cut-throat Edinburgh derby.

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Michael O'Neill has turned down the Scotland job. Picture: Getty Images

Michael O’Neill turns down Scotland job

Michael O’Neill has turned down the Scotland job, saying he didn’t feel it was the ‘right opportunity’ for him.

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Hearts' Arnaud Djoum challenges Hibs' Dylan McGeouch. Pic: Neil Hanna

Five talking points from Hearts 1, Hibs 0

Patrick McPartlin looks back at Sunday’s derby win for Hearts and picks out five talking points ...

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From top left clockwise: Derek McInnes, Slaven Billic, Alex McLeish, Malky Mackay, Tommy Wright and Neil Lennon have all been mentioned as possible candidates for the Scotland job. Pictures: SNS/Getty

Michael O’Neill rejects Scotland job - who is next in line?

With the news that Michael O’Neill has rejected the opportunity to become the new Scotland boss the SFA return to square one.

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In pictures: Hearts defeat Hibs to progress in Scottish Cup

Hearts defeated Capital rivals Hibs 1-0 to make it into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup.

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Hibs boss Lennon angered by Levein’s ‘natural order’ comment

Neil Lennon took umbrage at Craig Levein as Hearts eliminated rivals Hibs from the Scottish Cup. Don Cowie’s late goal settled the fourth-round tie at Tynecastle Park, but Lennon reacted angrily to comments by Levein during the post-match media conference.

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Vale of Leithen's Sean Stewart, left, challenges Sean Costelloe of Tynecastle. Pics: Neil Hanna

Tynecastle pay the price for lack of killer instinct

Tynecastle boss Stevie Vinter admitted his team didn’t create enough goalscoring opportunities as they exited the Football Nation Qualifying Cup quarter-finals after a 2-0 loss to Vale of Leithen.

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A dejected Lewis Stevenson at full-time on Sunday

Hibs boss congratulates players on ‘hell of a run’ in derbies

Hibs boss Neil Lennon claimed the way Hearts celebrated their Scottish Cup triumph over his side showed just how improved the Easter Road side have become over the past few years.

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Christophe Berra celebrates Hearts' win over Hibs. Pic: Neil Hanna

Hearts reaction: Christophe Berra show so sweet for Jambos

The Tynecastle PA system belted out “Sweet Caroline” at full-time, but it was more “Sweet Christophe” for Hearts supporters.

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Don Cowie celebrates with Christophe Berra at full-time

Win thrills Hearts boss as tough tie awaits in next round

Hearts manager Craig Levein admitted a potential Scottish Cup fifth-round tie against St Johnstone isn’t what he wanted after eliminating Hibs.

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