Tag Archives: hearts

Do UEFA Care About Football?
By L Dunsire |

“We care about football” A bold statement indeed, and one that you will often find connected to UEFA. But how much do they REALLY care about football? Many will argue that it is, in fact, money that UEFA care most about it. It wouldn’t really be a surprise, but while they chase the seemingly endless [Read more]

The SPL: Defenders of the faith or lacking perspective?
By L Dunsire |

An SPL club struggling financially. A wealthy owner no longer backing them. Players unhappy over unpaid wages. Cutbacks desperately required. The very future of the club being called into question. Looking for a new buyer and fresh investment. Crippling debt. Sound familiar? This certainly could be Hearts that I’m referring to, and it could be [Read more]

Episode 27 – SPL review and a focus on Hearts’ current situation
By C Adey |

Craig, Laurie and Krys discuss the weekends SPL games, with Laurie reading out comments from forum members. Recording took place on Monday evening and the latest news was that Hearts had paid, or were about to pay, their players on time, so that led to discussion on the situation. Laurie recently wrote an article on Rudi Skácel and [Read more]

A Message to you Rudi
By L Dunsire |

We seldom see such a perfect match in football between player and club as the one that exists between Rudi Skácel and Heart of Midlothian. He is the Romeo to our Juliet, the Lancelot to our Guinevere, the Harry to our Sally. OK, maybe that’s too far, it’s not THAT kind of love, well not [Read more]

Episode 26 – Scottish Cup 4th Round & The 5th Round Draw
By C Adey |

Krys and Greig join Laurie and Craig for the first podcast of 2012. We review the SPL games from the 2nd of January, including the Edinburgh Derby. We cover the Scottish Cup 4th round games that took place this weekend, with a focus on the Ross County, Motherwell, Hearts, Celtic and Rangers games. Greig and [Read more]

Episode 17 – Hearts stadium plans and Hibs managerial vacancy
By C Adey |

Tom from The Scottish Football Blog is this weeks guest. You can follow him on Twitter @ScotFootBlog. Since Tom is a Hibs fan, and considering the recent sacking of Colin Calderwood, we discuss who we see taking over at Easter Road. Laurie brings up the recent goings on at Hearts and we discuss Romanov’s recent comments [Read more]

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Small Squad & Youth Focus: How will Romanov & Hearts restructure long term?
By L Dunsire |

Following a turbulent week down Gorgie way, Vladimir Romanov has hinted strongly at not only drastic cost cutting measures at Hearts, but also that he is open to the possibility of selling on at least some of his stake in the Tynecastle club. Little surprise really, especially in a struggling economy in which the Russian [Read more]

10 SPL Halloween Horror Shows
By L Dunsire |

Halloween is upon us once again, and the SPL provided some more gruesome encounters over the course of the weekend. Horrific refereeing at Tynecastle, coupled with a frighteningly toothless Hearts attack lead to Paulo Sergio, possessed with rage and injustice, being sent angrily to the stands. And if that wasn’t enough to turn your hair [Read more]

Club & Council Stadium Partnerships: Viable for Hearts in Edinburgh?
By L Dunsire |

The possibility of a partnership between Heart of Midlothian Football Club and Edinburgh Council is already dividing opinion in the capital. Many argue that public money should not be spent on financing a facility for a private business, but joint ventures between local authority and football club are not uncommon. No fewer than 20 partnerships [Read more]

The Non Old Firm Battle of Britain History
By L Dunsire |

On Thursday the UK footballing press will once more be focused on the aptly named ‘Battle of Britain’, as Tynecastle stadium hosts the Europa League play-off match between Hearts and Tottenham. In recent times matches between Scottish and English opposition have occurred on a reasonably regular basis, however generally it is either Rangers or Celtic [Read more]