the hibLOG

wallowing in the history of hibernian fc


Leave a comment

‘The Great Adventure’

18dy1h8jre42tjpgThus did chairman Tom O’Malley describe the prospect of Hibs’ season in the First Division in 1998. The phrase could only have received resigned acceptance from the Hibs support coming as it did from the avuncular schoolmaster O’Malley, whose Hibs credentials were never in doubt. Expressed by any other member of the board the notion that a season of travel to such long-forgotten venues as Stair Park and Cappielow could be embraced as some sort of exotic expedition rather than a humiliating journey through purgatory would have had a pitchfork-wielding mob at the back of Easter Road within minutes. Continue reading

Advertisements