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.
Despite 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
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
French striker Mark Libbra added to the fairly long list of debutant scorers for Hibs, his goal at Parkhead holding Celtic to a draw and taking the first home points of the season off them. He didn’t add many to his tally thereafter, making a handful of appearances in a loan period that lasted only until the summer. Continue reading
‘Green revolution’, ‘Hibs’ green agenda’, and now ‘Evergreen Sauzee’. The Scotsman’s sub-editors were really on a roll this month as though they had just noticed what colour Hibs played in. Continue reading