Six of the best Edinburgh derby goals
The Edinburgh Derby returns to Scottish football this Sunday lunchtime – always one of the football calendar’s highlights north of the border.
To say that supporters of both teams take this fixture seriously is an understatement. This is a match-up that takes over Scotland’s capital in the week prior and week after it’s played between these two sides. Supporters literally queued up all night to get tickets for the upcoming game when they were released.
Sunday’s match at Tynecastle means more than most, with a chance to move into the Quarter Final of the Scottish Cup – a tournament that has brought success to both clubs in recent years.
Hibs are the current holders of course, ending a 114-year wait to lift the trophy when they saw off Rangers in a dramatic Hampden final last May.
Hearts? Well they’ll likely point to a certain 5-1 win over their city rivals back in the in 2012 Scottish Cup Final. They like to mention it every now and then.
It’s all set to be a cracker and to get you into the mood, we thought we’d take a look at six of the best goals in the fixture down the years, three for Hearts and three for Hibs…