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NAPOLI COMEBACK

Following on from Barcelona’s recent Champions League comeback over Paris Saint-Germain, Tom Wright describes Hibernian’s own European revival against Napoli in 1967.

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AN EPIC AT EAST END PARK

With today’s Ladbrokes Championship match against Dunfermline (Saturday 25th February 2017), Trust Curator Tom Wright writes about the enthralling 6-5 match between the sides at East End Park in 1966.

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A TRIP TO POST-WAR CZECHOSLOVAKIA

In the summer of 1946, Hibernian embarked on a trip to Czechoslovakia, becoming the first Scottish team to tour Europe after the Second World War. Trust Curator Tom Wright documents the team’s successful visit as part of preparations for the upcoming season.

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THE EDINBURGH SELECT

Tom Wright profiles the Edinburgh Select games that took place regularly at both Easter Road and Tynecastle in the 1940s through to the 1960s.

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TESTIMONIAL TIMES: GORDON SMITH

Ease of movement, short-term contracts and loan deals has meant a modern decline in the number of testimonials honouring players for loyal service to a club. One exception of course, is Hibernian player Lewis Stevenson, with his well-deserved testimonial celebrations recently launched with a Gala Dinner at The Corn Exchange.

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