Going to Hampden Again

It feels strange to be sitting down in the week after a derby win without the usual overwhelming urge to pen a gloating brag-piece. After all, we’ve just vanquished our rivals to book our place in a second consecutive Scottish Cup final, despite our lower league...

Is it time to clear out the boot room?

When Craig Levein first pitched the idea of a “boot-room” succession plan at Hearts, the expectation was that Jack Ross – then the U20s coach – would be groomed to assume the role of head coach at a later date. It’s somewhat ironic, therefore, that five years after...

The Reboot Room

With Jon Daly a front-runner for the head coach vacancy, there may be life in Levein’s “boot room” succession strategy yet. Since the last article I wrote was almost immediately rendered obsolete by Ian Cathro’s sacking 12 hours after I’d posted it, I figured a piece...