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Hibs 2 Hearts 1, 1 January 1996

A mere 48 hours after Hibs’ 7-0 thrashing at Ibrox Hearts came calling at Easter Road for the Ne’erday derby. Scoring after only 7 minutes the Jambos must have thought they were onto a sure thing against demoralised opponents, but it was Hibs who bounced back to restore pride and confidence.

Leighton crouches to exchange a high-five with wee Crunchie McAllister

Leighton crouches to exchange a high-five with wee Crunchie McAllister

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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