TIMELINE

 

Since the inception of the Club, Hibernian have always had an ambitious and progressive outlook.

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1890 - 1899

1890: NEED TO MOVE

Hibernians play their final match at Hibernian Park after the Club fail to secure a new lease for the land. In a very difficult period for the Club, founder Canon Hannan is struck down by pneumonia and sadly dies from the illness.

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1892: NEW BEGINNINGS

Hard work from the new Committee results in the Club signing a lease on a field called Drum Park, land that has remained Hibernian's home ever since. A year later the Club are admitted into the Scottish League via the newly formed Second Division.

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1895: TOP DIVISION DEBUT

After winning a second successive Second Division title, Hibernian are granted permission to play in the top league of Scottish football for the first time during season 1895/96.

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1896: THE EDINBURGH FINAL

Hibernian face bitter rivals Hearts in the 1896 Scottish Cup Final at Logie Green, the first time that the Edinburgh sides meet at this stage of the competition.

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