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Hibs 5-1 Partick Thistle, 27 December 1993

partick271293progAnother Christmas trip home and a rewarding one for a change, after a glut of miserable New Year derbies.

Since leading the league at the time of the League Cup Final in October, Hibs had slipped to fifth place and Partick were only four points behind us. As the stats below record, Hibs had not enjoyed an easy time of it against the Jags in their previous meetings that season. Two goalless draws in the league came either side of a League Cup tie when Hibs needed penalties to advance to the next round. Continue reading


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Hibs 2 Rangers 1, 8 October 1994

Hibs and Motherwell had emerged in the early part of the season as the closest challengers to Rangers. Eighteen-year-old Kevin Harper scored the winner at Easter Road while Motherwell were trouncing Falkirk 5-3. Elsewhere, the Scotsman noted in the bullets above the headline, Chic Charnley was living up to expectations at Partick.

Scotsman article