The Wight Licht

When I sat down to type up my thoughts on Friday’s win over Arbroath, I contemplated watching it back again, before regaining my senses and remembering that free time as a parent is too valuable to fritter away on repeat viewings of such a turgid display. Deep down...

Gordon, Gino & Betfred

With the nights drawing in and seasonal affective disorder just around the corner, it feels strange to be talking about football with the kind of hope and optimism that, in any normal year, has dissipated long before the first autumn leaf has touched the ground. But...

Fred Up

In a month that has so far witnessed major political shifts and temperatures soaring to record levels, the climate down Gorgie way has registered little in the way of change. The new season may only be two weeks young but old rivalries remain, as the uncivil war...

Stand and Still Can’t Deliver

Why Tynecastle wasn’t the only missing piece of our current on-pitch puzzle. In the 20 years and four days since my first ever Hearts game, a 2–1 win over St Johnstone, I can safely say I never considered the prospect of feeling the same wide-eyed, child-like awe I...

Re Bjorn

In a fixture that demanded a positive performance, the players duly delivered as Hearts recorded their first league win since mid-October over a hapless Motherwell side. For the first time in many a week, the team looked balanced, organised and settled, with the...