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Close season

The hibLOG is on holiday in Edinburgh for a few weeks. Updates may be a little fewer and farther between during this period. Anyway, you’re all too busy watching the World Cup.

Getting ready to make my Hibs debut at the age of 54. Jus kiddin.


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Hibs 3-0 Livingston, Scottish Cup semi-final 14 April 2001

livi140401pic2Despite the experience of the previous season, when Hibs lost the Cup semi to a vastly inferior Aberdeen side, I travelled up from Cambridge once again in the hope of seeing us reach our first final since 1979. Continue reading

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Kilmarnock 0-1 Hibs, Scottish Cup 10 March 2001

Hibs were still very much in the race for second place with Rangers at this point, but Tam McManus’s injury time winner against Killie in the Cup put an end to our interest in the league for the rest of the season. Hibs won only once more in their remaining nine league fixtures, at Dens Park at the end of April. Players’ minds, it seems, became preoccupied with the prospect of ending Hibs’ Scottish Cup drought before the full century was up.  Continue reading