Profiled: Garry O’Connor

To many people who are not regulars at Easter Road stadium, the story of Garry O’Connor is one of disappointment and is defined by his actions off of the pitch. However, anyone who got to see him represent his boyhood heroes regularly over his two spells with Hibernian would be able to point out a string of highlights on the field. Continue reading “Profiled: Garry O’Connor”

In Reflection-Trainspotting 2

Due to the upcoming release of trainspotting 2 on both digital and physical formats, It was my last opportunity to record my thoughts on what I found to be a tour-de-force of sequel filmmaking and make it appear relevant. Continue reading “In Reflection-Trainspotting 2”

The Edinburgh derby in its current form

Like most historically rich rivalries, the Edinburgh derby has evolved and narratives have developed over the years due to the inevitability of the passing of time and new factors being introduced. Football has changed, Scottish football has changed and Continue reading “The Edinburgh derby in its current form”

Leeann Dempster: Right person, right place, right time

Demotion, protests and staff reform greeted the newly appointed chief executive Leeann Dempster as she made her steps into the then toxic cauldron that was Easter Road stadium. Leeann was recruited from Motherwell FC (where she performed the same role) with stabilisation Continue reading “Leeann Dempster: Right person, right place, right time”

Hibernian mid-term report 2016/17

The Conclusion to the previous season (2015-16) had encouraged a previously absent sense of optimism to descend upon Easter Road, and with it came the former Celtic manager, Neil Lennon. His appointment coming after the departure of Alan Stubbs and his coaching team: John Doolan and Andy ‘Taff’ Holden. All of whom had endeared themselves to the Easter Road faithful due to what they achieved on that momentous May afternoon.Hibernian’s best signing in recent years, chief executive, Leeann Dempster, had identified Lennon as Continue reading “Hibernian mid-term report 2016/17”

Pink to make the boys sink: Slovakia 3-0 Scotland dissected

On matchday 3 of group F in the quest to be in Russia in 2018, Scotland’s campaign hit the buffers, as a Robert Mak brace and a Adam Nemec header allowed Slovakia to lose their points virginity in group F at the expense of an abject Scotland side. Continue reading “Pink to make the boys sink: Slovakia 3-0 Scotland dissected”