Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 September 2014

Busy summer for Hibs

Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon
Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon

The victory for Hibs in the Edinburgh derby on Sunday was only their second SPL win of the calendar year.

It's been an alarming slump for the side managed by Pat Fenlon considering they were top of the table in early November.

The Hibs fans will hope Sunday's win with a youthful looking side will be the catalyst for a potential shock Scottish Cup success over Celtic at the end of the month. Beating Hearts hasn't been as regular as the Easter Road side would have liked over recent years.

It was just their first league win against their city rivals in 14 attempts which for a club of Hibs' stature frankly is not good enough.

A third successive season in the bottom six is not where Hibs should be so I suspect another summer of upheaval and new arrivals.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife galleries

More

Latest Sport News

Stats Centre