Tag Archives: Rudi Skacel

Czeching out the Euros & falling in love with football
By L Dunsire |

As the European Championships draw ever closer I’ve started to feel rather nostalgic, as it was this very tournament that made me fall in love with football, 16 years ago. I was a bit of a late starter when it came to having an interest in this sport. I wasn’t dragged to matches as a [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]

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]

Time to stop getting shirty over celebrations
By L Dunsire |

As Rudi Skacel ended Hearts’ goal drought last month, firing a typically clinical finish past Inverness keeper Ryan Esson, something considerably more poignant was celebrated by the Czech midfielder. As he turned to receive the adulation from the Gorgie faithful he lifted his maroon jersey over his head, revealing a t-shirt underneath emblazoned with the [Read more]