A Tale of Two Titles

A Tale of Two Titles

It’s a somewhat embarrassing reality that season 2020/21 was the second season HMFC have spent in the second tier in the past six years. The outcome is ultimately the same – league champions with games to spare – but this season could not feel any...
Robbie and the Ghost of Daniel Stendel

Robbie and the Ghost of Daniel Stendel

There have often been debates on Hearts social media following a bad result this season concerning the merits of Robbie Neilson and Daniel Stendel, Neilson’s predecessor in the Hearts dugout. Looking at their respective records at Hearts, it should be no contest...

No false dawn for Daniel

Such was the buzz surrounding Daniel Stendel’s first match in charge that, despite having a Christmas meal to attend at 4pm on Saturday, I made the conscious decision to turn up to Tynecastle for the first half. In hindsight, I’m not sure why I expected anything other...

The Changing of the Seasons

Having taken a fairly lethargic end-of-season, ‘already-on-the-beach’ approach to my writing over the past couple of months, I figured it was probably too late to compose a standalone review of the campaign that just ended, especially when the new season...

The Neilson Outlook

It was only the other day that my better half came back after visiting her family and told me about an almighty tantrum her three-year old nephew had thrown because he was unhappy that his gran (my girlfriend’s mum) couldn’t stay at his house for dinner. At the time I...