The Class of ’22: Report Cards

The Class of ’22: Report Cards

Having addressed Robbie Neilson in the last piece, it’s time to dive into the players’ end of season report cards. Grades follow an A-F format, with anything below a D considered a fail, and are based on a combination of their performances and general influence. These...
The fall before the pride

The fall before the pride

As a general rule, whenever Hearts lose, I prefer to reflect for a period before putting any thoughts on the match into writing. Football, by its very nature, is an emotional sport and often that emotion – particularly in times of adversity – can be so raw...

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...