Only two days to go. It’s going to be a sad days for one set of fans.Will it be a Gorgie bus tour or an Easter Road bus tour. We’ll soon find out. Just seen the” White Bus” awaiting its paint job. It’ll be a bit of a rush job. The paint will still be wet when the Winners Ride their “Tour of Victory”.
Some people may be aware that there’s a football match taking place this Saturday that’s of particular interest to Edinburgh! Not since 1896 has there been a match like it. On Saturday in the splendour of Hampden, Hearts will meet Hibs in the Scottish Cup Final. A mass exodus from Edinburgh will take place for those fans fortunate enough to have acquired tickets. For many others, it will be a tense afternoon spent glued to the television. For both sides, there’s a lot at stake.
The ongoing rivalry between the two teams was a regular feature in the Sentinel. Despite being a paper firmly located in West Edinburgh, reports and commentator columns had on the whole a balanced approach, giving space to both Hearts and Hibs, on occasion insulting them both equally! Here’s a selection of articles featuring both teams.
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