Garry O'Connor keeps a close eye on Leeds United's Julian Joachim during a pre-season clash in July 2004 - the Whyte & MacKay Challenge Cup, as both teams were sponsored by the whisky. Leeds ran out 3-1 winners.

Everton, Leeds, and Manchester United: Hibs friendlies against English opposition

With Hibs taking on English opposition in friendly matches this week in Accrington Stanley and Stoke City, we took a look back at some of the Easter Road side’s previous matches against teams from south of the Border.

By Patrick McPartlin
Thursday, 8th July 2021, 8:50 pm

Between 1980 and 2020, several English clubs travelled north to take on the Capital club – mostly in pre-season games apart from Manchester United’s hastily-arranged visit in the winter of 1981.

Bolton, Preston, Coventry, Middlesbrough, and Chelsea have all faced Hibs at Easter Road in the last thirty years.

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