THE PLAYERS

 

Players to wear the green and white of the Hibees.

Here is a growing collection of players and internationalists to feature for Hibernian throughout the years.

Position: Attacking Midfielder

Danny Handling made his first-team debut as a substitute in a 3-1 defeat to Aberdeen in 2011 becoming the fourth-youngest person to play for Hibs.

Danny Handling2Debut: Hibernian (1) vs Aberdeen (3) - Scottish Premiership - 14/05/2011
Appearances: 65
Goals: 5


Danny Handling was born in Edinburgh in 1994 and began his career with the Civil Service Strollers before joining the Hibernian Youth Academy.

He made his first-team debut as a substitute in a 3-1 defeat to Aberdeen in 2011 becoming the fourth-youngest person to play for Hibs. Danny agreed to a new contract with Hibs later that year. In March 2012, Danny was loaned to Third Division club Berwick Rangers and he scored two goals on his Berwick debut, a 2–1 win at Peterhead. Danny scored six goals in his first four games for the club, which gave Berwick a chance of qualifying for the end of season playoffs.

Danny HandlingDanny Handling during his Hibs debut against Aberdeen in 2011.

He returned to Hibernian at the end of the season and went onto score his first of five goals for the club later that year in a 4-0 victory over Motherwell after coming on for Paul Cairney in injury time. Danny made 24 appearances for the Hibs first team in the 2014/15 season however he then missed all of the 2015/16 season due to suffering a knee injury in a pre-season game.

He returned to the first-team squad and was an unused substitute in a 2016/17 UEFA Europa League tie with Brondby, but then suffered another injury which prevented him from playing until late January when he appeared in a development squad match. Danny then joined Raith Rovers on an emergency loan deal in March 2017.

Over four seasons with Hibs, Danny made 65 appearances across all competitions before moving onto Dumbarton. After 23 appearances and three goals, he turned down a new deal to join Scottish League Two side Edinburgh City. He signed a new two-year contract with Edinburgh City in June 2020.


Full Name: Daniel 'Danny' Handling
Date of Birth: 6th February 1994
Place of Birth: Edinburgh, Scotland 

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