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Dundee 2-4 Hibernian: Visitors hold on in six-goal thriller

Florian Kamberi starting the scoring at Dens Park after 26 minutes Paul Heckingbottom made it two wins from two as Hibernian boss as his side moved into the Scottish Premiership top six with victory over Dundee. Florian Kamberi gave Hibs an unlikely advantage early on, only for Paul McGowan’s deft finish to level. Marc McNulty soon restored the visitors’ lead with a tap-in, his second coming after the hour as Stevie Mallan’s rasping shot made it four. Martin Woods cut the deficit to two late on, but Hibs held firm.…

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Scottish Cup draw: Holders Celtic to face Hibernian in quarter-finals

There will be two replays ahead of the quarter-final ties next month Holders Celtic will travel to Easter Road to face Hibernian in the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup. Aberdeen will host Premiership rivals Kilmarnock or Rangers, while Partick Thistle will play Hearts at home. And there will be a Championship clash between Dundee United and the winner of the Highland derby replay between Ross County and Inverness. Brendan Rodgers’ side defeated St Johnstone 5-0 to book their place in the last eight on Sunday. Scottish Cup quarter-final draw in…

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Celtic 2-0 Hibernian: Ryan Christie & Oliver Burke score in win

Ryan Christie’s goal was his 10th of the season Celtic have still not conceded a goal in 2019 after easing aside Hibernian to maintain their six-point lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership. Ryan Christie’s composed first-half touch-and-finish gave them the lead. Christie then played in Oliver Burke to slash in a shot that struck Darren McGregor and looped over Ofir Marciano. The victory was a sixth in a row in all competitions for Brendan Rodgers’ side, stretching back to 29 December, when they lost to Rangers at Ibrox.…

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Hibernian: Easter Road club target unacceptable ‘racist’ fan after Hearts defeat

Hibernian say they will do “everything” they can to identify a supporter who appeared to racially abuse Hearts’ Clevid Dikamona during Saturday’s Edinburgh derby at Easter Road. Television pictures from the match at Easter Road caught a home supporter apparently shouting at the Frenchman. Images of the incident have spread on social media, with Hibs describing it as “unacceptable”. Hearts went on to win the game 1-0 thanks to an Olly Lee strike. “The club will do everything we can to identify the individual concerned and we will take the…

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Hibernian win 2-0 to keep Celtic off Premiership top spot

Vykintas Slivka’s previous goal had come against Celtic in April Hibernian consigned Celtic to a third Scottish Premiership defeat of the season and prevented the champions returning to the top of the table. Vykintas Slivka struck after 46 seconds and Florian Kamberi finished a superb second-half counter attack with an emphatic finish. Substitute Lewis Morgan fired narrowly wide in Celtic’s best chance. And they could finish the weekend in third if Rangers beat Hamilton later. Brendan Rodgers’ team will, however, still have a game in hand over the Ibrox side.…

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Aberdeen 1-0 Hibernian: Gary Mackay-Steven goal decisive at Pittodrie

Gary Mackay-Steven (right) broke the deadlock at Pittodrie Aberdeen leapfrogged Hibernian and are now within five points of the Scottish Premiership summit thanks to a thunderous Gary Mackay-Steven goal. The winger celebrated his Scotland call-up by pouncing on a slack pass by Ryan Porteous just before the break. It gave the dons a fourth straight win – and fifth in a row at home – while Hibs are now without a victory in four. Neil Lennon’s side improved after the break, but Mark Milligan and Florian Kamberi missed chances to…

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Neil Lennon: Hibernian boss responds to anti-Catholic “racism” after coin incident

Neil Lennon believes he suffers anti-Catholic “racism” in Scotland and says there was an effigy depicting him being hanged at Tynecastle during Wednesday’s Edinburgh derby. The Hibernian head coach was struck by a coin during his team’s goalless draw after celebrating a disallowed Hearts goal. Lennon suggested some observers had blamed him for “bringing it on myself” by “goading people”, which he described as a “pretty poor” argument. “You call it sectarianism here in Scotland, I call it racism,” Lennon said. “If a black man is abused, you’re not just…

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Hibernian 6-0 Hamilton Academical: Mallan double as Hibs hammer Accies

Stevie Mallan has now scored nine goals in all competitions this term – each of them from outside the penalty box Stevie Mallan scored two long-range goals as rampant Hibernian thrashed Hamilton Academical to move within two points of Premiership leaders Hearts. Mallan netted brilliantly in each half to take his season’s tally to nine in all competitions – each of them scored from outside the penalty box. Martin Boyle and Emerson Hyndman netted with clever finishes before the break. Florian Kamberi scored late, with Matt Kilgallon’s own goal completing…

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Hibernian v Aberdeen: Dons win penalty shoot-out to reach last four

Hibernian’s Thomas Agyepong’s (right) missed from the spot as Aberdeen reached their fourth League Cup semi-final in six years Aberdeen goalkeeper Joe Lewis said it was “very pleasing” to win a penalty shootout for the first time in his career after helping the Dons overcome Hibernian in the League Cup. After a goalless 120 minutes, Lewis denied Stevie Mallan then Thomas Agyepong hit the bar as the Dons won 6-5 on penalties to reach the semi-final. Earlier, Dominic Ball had fired against the bar but Hibs largely dominated. And Martin…

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Hibernian 0-0 Molde: Europa League stalemate for Neil Lennon’s side

Hibernian’s David Gray (right) headed wide in the second half Hibernian’s Europa League hopes remain in the balance after a goalless draw against Norwegian side Molde in the first leg of their third qualifying round tie at Easter Road. Stevie Mallan twice threatened in the first half, while Martin Boyle poked the ball wide after the break. Then captain David Gray’s header almost sneaked in at the near post after a fumble from the goalkeeper. For Molde, Daniel Chima and Babacar Sarr both missed with headers. Despite Hibs’ frustration at…

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