Scottish Cup Final: Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian Sportscene


Scottish Cup Final: Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian

Rob Maclean and Pat Nevin present highlights of the Scottish Cup final between Hibernian and Heart of Midlothian at Hampden Park, the first the two teams have contested since 1896.


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Scotland's capital is emptying... The cup final... The nerves. To MAP

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-- two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Edinburgh, where

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we lay Yelesina. From ancient grudge break into new mutiny, where

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civil rivalry makes civil team's dream of what might be, from 4th

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the city makes these two foes, a pair of star-crossed neighbours,

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whose Cup story is there for all to no and the continuance of their

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followers' passion, which they end cannot remove. The shot! Is now the

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90 minutes traffic of our stage, the Witch, with you -- if you with

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patient ears and eyes shall attend, what you shall miss, our toil shall

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strive to end, that final, the cup. The rivals. Never has an Edinburgh

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derby mattered so much. To date at Hampden, a capital conclusion to

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the Scottish Football season, the first meeting of Hibs and Hearts in

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the Scottish Cup final with 1896. With Pat Nevin and me is Sandy

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Clark. That was an Edinburgh exodus with tens of thousands of

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supporters switching from east to west to take their place on the

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march but has been more than a century in the making. It was as

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much can't lose as must win. And the commentary comes from Billy

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to win but even worse to lose. -- a game. Absolutely fantastic here in

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Hampden Park. To meet your neighbours in a match of this

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magnitude is unthinkable for her birdie and and parts of Midlothian.

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-- four Hibernian and Hearts of He has been a colossus. They are

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going to have a go. They are going to be tightened attack. Chris this

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is in the corner, dangerous. Others why McPake is important. They will

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want to get their hands on the trophy for the first time in a long

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time. No Beattie in the starting line-up sex to the hamstring injury.

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Templeton is is out. It is Skacel, who scored in the game against

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Gretna here in the final in 2006, before that was won on penalties.

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them. These other substitutes. -- second Scottish Cup Final and his

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third Edinburgh derby of the season. He is up to the European

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Championship in Ukraine in a couple of weeks. Just listen to the noise

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as Craig Thomson gets the William Hill Scottish Cup final under way.

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The true value of bragging rights is about to unfold in front of us,

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this time there is a silver lining spoils. Paulo Sergio was a cool

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players are waiting for this It's not a classic goal, is it? It

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start for Hearts. Barr chooses the Scottish Cup Final to score his

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don't get the ball, there is only one outcome. The referee was left

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with no option. Kujabi has to be careful now. Not the best of starts.

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The sun beginning to break through Skacel's challenge. Claros

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appealing for Rijkaard. -- for a O'Connor, he looks to the referee

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more in hope than expectation. McPake does ever so well. For me,

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well on their way to glory. They could almost touch the Scottish Cup,

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they are that close to it now. That is the difference, he finds

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the far corner. Hearts are in a chance, look at this. Watch

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Kujabi. You want a decent ball and the gap, he gets slightly behind a,.

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-- slightly behind O'Connor. What a to see that again. Doherty, left

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Stevenson getting forward, makes a decent connection. They will hang

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something! It's their skipper who gets it, McPake breeds new life

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into the Scottish Cup final. Well and truly came on. It is crucial.

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They got out from the corner, eventually McPake gets a touch,

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comes to Claros, shows composure, open. Well, it has been about the

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difference McPake has made at the other end of the park. He scores

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his first two Bernier goal in the Cup final. -- his first Hibernian

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into a mini job -- minute of stoppage time. Not so easy, but he

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will be happy with the weight the team has played. Sproule able to

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would be a sensational level before are getting so much more of the

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ball because they are running up against the time. What a first half

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Darren Barr opened the scoring, Darren Barr opened the scoring,

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Skacel made it two. This is the opener from Darren Barr, stabbing

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in from close range. That gave Hearts the lead. They looked

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comfortable them. The former skipper of Falkirk opening the

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scoring and looked even more comfortable then. Skacel's

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deflected goal of James McPake made it two. But then that paid made

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amends because of his deflection which took it past Mark Brown.

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Knocking it past Jamie MacDonald. That is what is made in -- making

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it interesting. James McPake has called Hibernian back into ring --

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into it. Half time at the National Hampden Park this afternoon. A

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once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for everybody to see Hibernian take on

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Hearts. Once in a century and once consultation with the linesman, but

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Hearts had a penalty at the start of the second half. Bad is a body

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blow for Hibs. Griffiths does not do enough. And it is a red card! A

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red card for Kujabi! Hibs hopes, having resurrected them before

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half-time, but a second yellow or Kujabi. And has he goes up the

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tunnel does he take the hopes of Hibs with him? Double jeopardy for

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Hibernian. I think it is a harsh sending-off because it is not

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intentional. A certain penalty, a clear opportunity, and a little

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pool on the jersey, not just a clip. Hearts, a fantastic chance to go 3-

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goal. On the occasion you want calmness and composure. He just

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steps up and even if MacDonald goes the right way, he doesn't get it. A

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great penalty from Danny Grainger. Hibernian with 10 men, it is a long

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way back for them. Danny Grainger, he would have been heart of the

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squad that would have played against Hearts in 2006 but it was

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cruelly snatched away because of a loan spell at Brede in -- Brechin

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City. But it could that be the crucial goal in the 2012 Scottish

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men. It was funny watching the replays come through, Ian Black

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didn't look at it. He faced away. Then Black started celebrating.

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Tugging the Jersey, that is why he unintentional clip on the heels.

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That is why Craig Thomson gives the second half for Hibs. The manager

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has made the right changes and makes the right formation changes

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and he realises that the momentum is going well, but suddenly there

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is the penalty. The question I ask, where does Pat Nevin go from here -

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Ryan McGowan makes it four. Suddenly it is a rout. It is all

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over. Again, Hibs switch-off. They are down to 10 men but you cannot

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leave Skacel in the box. A little touch and then Abdel Bassset Ali

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easy. A knock over the line with his head and it is game over for

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Hibs. Ryan McGowan knocks the ball into the net. It is his third of

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the season also a two of them have exit, and the worst thing for them

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is that it could get a heck of a you suspect it will not finish at

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four. You do not want to open it up more as a Hibs player but I think

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it is damage limitation for the shout. Play it tight, compact, Nick

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Haig goal, but do not open up. -- act. Again, from the set-piece. I

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know they are down to 10 men, but all day long they have lost goals

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Another yellow card. Not even a hard decision for Craig Thomson.

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You feel for Hibs. They got back in again, but Hearts have been rampant.

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You cannot legislate for Kujabi making that sort of challenge.

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There is another one, they are getting frustrated. He picks up

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quickly after the challenge. Let's have a look here. A little shove.

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But he comes away the ball. This is what turned the game at the start

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of the second half. The referee, right on the line, inside the box.

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Grainger made it 3-1. And not too long after that, Hearts got the 4th.

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is a five-star Hearts. Rudi Skacel's second. His 18th of the

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season. And this is going to go into the annals of the Edinburgh

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derby hammering us. Well, if he is going to bow out, what a way to bow

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out. Suso Santana and Skacel do so well, shifting the ball. It goes

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through the keeper's legs. There is no chance. Eclipse the inside the

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post, and Rudi Skacel celebrates. - - eclipsed the inside. Rudi Skacel,

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with 15 to go, and they have changed their mind about the change.

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It will be Suso Santana who goes off, not Stephen Elliott. Craig

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Beattie. The man who unlocked all the possibilities for the afternoon

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was that man there, Craig Beattie. Listen to the applause for Craig

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Beattie. He scored that penalty in injury time against injury --

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Celtic in the semi-finals. George Francomb will replace Tom Soares.

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Hibs going very much through the have been. Stephen Elliott involved

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with a final shot, but Craig Beattie into macro Skacel, and he's

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enjoying it. You see what he's know Skacel has the double, but he

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started it, getting on the ball, when there was 11 on the pitch. A

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lovely moment for this young lad. Good luck to him. A top player for

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us. Ian Black lives and breathes minute of the 90. And whatever

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Craig Thomson wants to add on the end of that. He is going to speak

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to Pat Fenlon. He has been sent to that a -- away from the technical

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area. It has got word for -- was the Irishman. They can only be

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frustration from Pat Fenlon. But for Hearts fans it is something

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else for them to lap up. The run-in with Craig Thomson, that happened a

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few weeks ago as well as a Hibs game. I don't think he was happy

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with the appointment either. He now finds himself... He's he sent to

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the stance? The policeman telling him to go up. He kept on giving

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in the opening moments of the match. He did fix it, but he never got a

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chance to build on it. But after Kjaer beat sent off and he was 3-1

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Hearts have won the cup. Edinburgh will be painted by room tonight.

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Barr got the party started for the Gorgie side, the mother of all

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Edinburgh derbies has been won by Heart of Midlothian. They have

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filleted their great derby rivals on the biggest stage in this

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country. Paulo Sergio guides Hearts to there eight Scottish Cup triumph

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and second in six years. It finishes Hibs one, Hearts five. Ian

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Black is trackside with Chris McLaughlin. -- congratulations.

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Outstanding. The way the boys went about their business, brilliant.

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They deserve every minute of it. What a scoreline, did you expect a

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tough afternoon? We did, but we knew if we went about the business

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the right way we could do it and the boys have been absolutely

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unbelievable. What does that mean for these players and the manager,

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do you say? Massive, we got past Celtic, we said let's go and do it.

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The manager has kept as calm and cool. He told us to enjoy it, enjoy

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the occasion. We went out there and did the business. You will enjoy

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the occasion, well done. Thank you very much, thank you. Not an

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afternoon for Hearts. Brilliant. It has been a great game. Did you

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expected to be tougher? You always expect a tough derby. It is never

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easy. Sometimes you make it look easy but it is never easy. Well

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done, enjoy the party. Thank you. It is a day these guys are not

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going to forget, ever. It is the day the Hearts fans could only have

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dreamt of. Not in several lifetimes has there been a cup final quite

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like it, and Edinburgh derby Cup final which has been one, it in

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1896 bike Heart of Midlothian. Paulo Sergio, he joins the

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glitterati at Hearts. Where will his future be? Then name is etched

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on to the oldest trophy in world football. There has to be a loser.

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On Cup Final day. Today, it is to Bernier. The pain continues for

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them. It will now stretching to 100 -- 111 years since they last won

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the Scottish Cup. There dreams have been shattered as Hearts realise

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there's. T Stekske Primary School - - Sproule, who won the League Cup

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in two dozen and seven, Stevenson, who won in 2007, troop off as they

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It is the medals no one ever remembers. Heading straight at the

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tunnel, as well. A horrible feeling. The stage is set for Hearts and

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Zaliukas to lift the Scottish Cup. He has dreamt about it at its media

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-- he was asked if he had dreamt about it at its media conference

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Antti replied that he had. He is about to realise it now. Now he

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does make his way up, the Hearts skipper, leading the heroes in the

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room. Never mind the more recent cup victories over Rangers in

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Gretna, this is the one that will mean the most that -- to the people

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who came from that East, in the Zaliukas lifts the William Hill

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The 7-0 defeat in 73, the defeat in 2000, they have been trumped this

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time. Andy Webster, who lifted the Cup, that same trophy, a couple of

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seasons ago for Dundee United. McGowan, his family is here to

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watch this. At close quarters. Beattie got them here with the late

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penalty. Driver, misery for the last few years, he can put that to

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bed now. Santander, a surprise start of the sun, but a special

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Man of the match. He played his part, brilliant all day. He got a

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couple of goals. Black will get a special cheer as well. That will be

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and they Black family album very soon, that picture. Just before

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Prychynenko there as well. Paulo Sergio, who has guided Hearts to

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the Scottish Cup. Those guys to And eight Scottish Cup triumph for

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Hearts, above Aberdeen in the pecking order, behind third place

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Queen's Park. The Celtic have won this more than anyone. This means

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as much if not more than at any other triumph in hearts' history.

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They absolutely annihilated their great rivals at the National

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Stadium. I am sure they could not have dreamt it would be such an

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emphatic manner as it has turned Congratulations, you look a very

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happy man. Thank you very much. It finished the right way for some I

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am pleased to we showed everybody, there is only one team in Edinburgh.

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Fantastic scenes behind you. What does it mean to you? They deserve

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it, big thanks to them. It was a tougher afternoon today. Yes. It

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will be remembered for over 100 years. These fans want to know if

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they will look forward to seeing you next year. Will you be here

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next season? It is in my hands, we will see what happens, never say

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happen -- never say never. Well How are you feeling? All right,

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very happy to give them all that Tchoyi, the pride they can feel

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today. These are the days you what, the cup finals, it is more special,

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today was massive for me and my family and my goal for my grandad,

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who passed away. I noticed that T- shirt. Yes, definitely, I have not

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been able to get over things but today it has been a massive day for

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all of us, my friends and family travelled up from England to

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supporters and my son is here as well which is great for him to look

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back on in a few years' time. I am so happy for all the boys. Skacel

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deserves all the credit he gets. He has been fantastic all season. A

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lot of boys are moving on but today A fantastic scene behind due today,

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what an afternoon for Hearts. listen. It is a brilliant feeling.

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You have been around this club for a long time, you have grown to love

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this club. What does it mean to you personally? This will take the

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place inside of me have and all the time I will come to this and watch

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again, brilliant will start a very big party tonight? And tomorrow as

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Darren, can you quite believe you helped make this happen? I can, to

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see the supporters is unbelievable. It is absolutely brilliant. What

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was going through your head? I was getting my best back, I got a break

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with the ball, it was my first goal, I was happy we came out in the

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second half and started brightened got goals when we did. It is

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something you dream of as a boy, scoring in a Scottish football

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final? This is why you play football, this is what it is about.

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A congratulations. Thank you for stamp -- St Ewe. -- thank you.

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the start of the season I was not involved in the first team and to

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finish winning it is unbelievable. Your father came to watch it?

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he surprised me during the week, they said they would not come over

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but I got a phone call to say he was over, it is something I can't

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put into words. A very proud moment. It is. We will have drinks tonight

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to celebrate. Well done. Thank you very much. Hibs van Pat Nevin with

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me in the studio, a former Hearts player and manager Sandy Clark as

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well. Hearts went in as firm favourites but we could never have

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expected that game to be that historic match, that it would and

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been quite as an Fadiga win? think you were Hearts supporter, I

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thought it would be tight, I really did, and at half-time -- and at

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half-time were thought it would be interesting second half but when

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you look back at the game the way Hearts started, their attitude

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towards winning the ball and trying to have a good team, the manager

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deserves credit and they were strong winners. If you want a

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Hearts fan you were delighted but you feel for your opponents. It was

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always painful going -- it was always going to be painful for the

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losers, agony for Hibs. We were chatting before the game about it,

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they turned up at the Celtic game, 6-1, the players did not turn up

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for this one. But I don't, just before, how many players would you

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have that would get a game for Hearts generally? Hearts were far

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better. It needed Hearts to have a bad day and Hibs to have a good day

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and the opposite happening. Barr's opening goal demonstrated that they

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loose ball, they get it. Barr, and delighted for him. He has not had

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the best of times at Hearts, but he is up there, positive, he has a go.

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You have to be determined and have a hunger to get there. That will

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some it up. Any kids watching that, a brilliant goal from Hearts's

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point of view but Hibs, the thing that disappoints them, don't take

:42:05.:42:09.

away from Barr, he is a defensive player, he will enjoy that one

:42:09.:42:12.

thoroughly for years to come. He could not catch his breath, all the

:42:12.:42:20.

excitement, I am pleased for the Hearts came up with nothing that

:42:20.:42:24.

should have surprised Hibs. They allowed Skacel the sort of room

:42:24.:42:29.

from which he will only do damage? All the stuff we talked about,

:42:29.:42:33.

everything we expected. To be fair to Pat Fenlon, he tried to put out

:42:33.:42:38.

a system where they were mocking Skacel but in fact there marking

:42:38.:42:42.

was too clever, so when he got himself a little bit of space, he

:42:42.:42:52.
:42:52.:42:55.

black today he was fantastic. Skacel, he usually catches

:42:55.:43:00.

everything cleaned. This isn't clean. It is not a surprise. You

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watch him there, he drops of a little bit, it is hard to pick him

:43:03.:43:08.

up. He is good at hitting the target. I am not sure if he tried

:43:08.:43:13.

that pass but he gets time to turn, that is where Hibs let it fall

:43:13.:43:21.

today. He plays that in no man's land between the midfield. You need

:43:21.:43:26.

a man in front and the man behind. They set out to try and do that

:43:27.:43:33.

and... It did not work. That is the way Hearts play, they played game

:43:33.:43:37.

after game, they are really good team and Skacel today got in those

:43:37.:43:41.

areas once or twice in the game and when he gets that chance he is

:43:41.:43:49.

deadly. McPake's goal was a godsend. They had been outplayed but this

:43:49.:43:55.

changed the complexion. Yes, he had not got wide at all, they tried to

:43:55.:44:00.

change it before half-time. They bought Sproule on. The ball goes

:44:00.:44:05.

out wide. If anybody deserved a goal this season, it is Mick Bates

:44:05.:44:13.

-- it is McPake. He has the desire. That was one of the few times Hibs

:44:13.:44:20.

to a wider area and put it in. Hibs, Hearts get players behind the ball.

:44:20.:44:23.

They have a determination to get behind the ball. They don't always

:44:23.:44:27.

defend particularly well when they get there, that time the ball

:44:27.:44:31.

crossed Cup -- the ball got across the middle. There was a willingness,

:44:31.:44:35.

and will lift the Hibs, can they keep their heads? Well, some of

:44:35.:44:39.

them did that one did not and it was something a lot of people who

:44:39.:44:44.

have been watching them all season, Kujabi was an accident waiting to

:44:44.:44:47.

happen and all the accidents happened today with Kujabi. It is a

:44:47.:44:57.
:44:57.:45:06.

shame, to point to one player. gets behind him. If you are

:45:06.:45:09.

defending, don't do that. Don't died in unless you can win the ball.

:45:09.:45:15.

And do not get off your feet. He takes a chance there and that is

:45:15.:45:22.

obviously a yellow card. And that is the way he plays the game. I do

:45:22.:45:30.

not know what he's thinking about. It is a yellow card, no complaints.

:45:30.:45:34.

You cannot have anyone saying it should not have been a sending-off.

:45:34.:45:38.

It is a stone wall sending off but I'm not having it is a penalty, it

:45:38.:45:43.

is outside the box. By the tiny moves in the box he goes over. I

:45:43.:45:48.

don't think there is a trip. The referee, a fabulous position. It is

:45:48.:45:52.

a sending-off, he got that right but is a penalty? For me, no where

:45:52.:45:58.

near. I just cannot see why he gets it wrong. Having said all that, I

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don't think that is why Hibs lost a game. A great penalty from Grainger

:46:05.:46:09.

but if you look back at the defending, they are trying to stop

:46:09.:46:14.

Suso Santana down the line. He shouldn't be near the box by

:46:14.:46:19.

eventually falls outside it and I'm surprised. I am saying it was

:46:19.:46:27.

inside the box. Now, I agree, really. A bad start, a yellow card

:46:27.:46:31.

already. If you how someone playing like that in that position, change

:46:31.:46:37.

them. We did say he was having a stinker and he was on a yellow card

:46:37.:46:43.

and then there is a massive danger. Hibs were not playing well and if

:46:43.:46:47.

they were going to go down to 10 men, that was the game over and we

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will ride. The penalty was conceded 39 seconds into the second half and

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five minutes after the restart, game over. The set piece again.

:47:00.:47:05.

Three times at Hibs have a chance to make a challenge in a 50/50

:47:05.:47:12.

situation. Ryan McGowan, there is no way he will be second to the

:47:12.:47:17.

ball and that sums up the game. Hearts had the desire to get there

:47:17.:47:21.

first and make sure they would win the 50/50 and get across people and

:47:21.:47:31.

make sure they would stop the Rudi Skacel got the 5th goal, 15

:47:31.:47:41.
:47:41.:47:43.

from time. At this point we did and by the time you get to seven

:47:43.:47:50.

that is something never forgotten. I'm sure this won't be any way.

:47:50.:47:55.

They really did find the corners. The three players between him and

:47:55.:47:59.

goal and no one puts in a tackle. I will grant you that, but I don't

:47:59.:48:03.

want to go on about the negativity towards Hibs and Skacel does very

:48:03.:48:08.

well, time and time again, generally dense Hibs and he hits

:48:08.:48:13.

the corners. The amount of time it hits the post and goes in his

:48:14.:48:23.
:48:24.:48:24.

A quality player. Once again he picks up or Cup winner's medal and

:48:24.:48:28.

he is off, Skacel. I would love him to stay. They have a lot of things

:48:28.:48:31.

to fix in the summer and the manager is up for debate but I

:48:31.:48:36.

don't think they will worry at the moment. A great day and a day to

:48:36.:48:42.

enjoy. The Hearts plays turned it on that performance. You talk about

:48:42.:48:45.

the fall back getting sent off, but he is not the only one who didn't

:48:45.:48:49.

play well. There were a few of them who need to have a look at

:48:49.:48:54.

themselves. It is certainly the end of the line a Hearts or Ian Black.

:48:54.:48:58.

He is often the summer. No doubt about his passion for the club, he

:48:58.:49:02.

made that clear again and again there was the lucky to stay on the

:49:02.:49:12.
:49:12.:49:15.

was a penalty, he would have been off. I am not sure. When you jump,

:49:15.:49:22.

your arms are therefore balance. There is a left-foot pass and he

:49:22.:49:26.

has acres of space. Look at the Spacey gets here. This was him all

:49:26.:49:35.

day. -- the space he gets here. He just got the ball time and time

:49:35.:49:45.
:49:45.:49:46.

again. I think he was a player who was the player of the match by a

:49:46.:49:51.

distance. He had a good game. You talk about the image of him being

:49:51.:49:58.

hot-headed. But today we could have played in the space he had. If you

:49:58.:50:01.

look at Ian Black, he is a top footballer and you tend to forget

:50:01.:50:08.

that. Do you think he cares? That is why Hearts have won the Cup,

:50:08.:50:14.

that his passion. They wanted it more than Hibs. You talk about the

:50:14.:50:17.

fact that Hibs have a lot of players on loan, and that makes a

:50:17.:50:21.

difference. Do they care enough? I thought it might take the pressure

:50:21.:50:25.

off, but do they care enough? Certainly not as much as the Hearts

:50:25.:50:33.

As the dust settled on the emphatic win, the Hibs manager Pat Fenlon

:50:33.:50:36.

tried to explain away a devastating defeat. I am guessing that must be

:50:36.:50:40.

one of the most painful experiences you have had to endure in football.

:50:40.:50:44.

Yes, he was desperately disappointing today. We never

:50:44.:50:48.

showed up from the start of the game. No complaints. How do you

:50:48.:50:53.

explain it? It seemed for the first half-hour that the Hibs players did

:50:53.:50:58.

not seem to be there. We can explain it with the position we are

:50:58.:51:02.

in the league and we have struggled over time in the club. Last week

:51:02.:51:05.

and we went Inverness and that showed me what was wrong with the

:51:05.:51:10.

place. A lack of desire and a lack of effort. You can lose games, but

:51:10.:51:14.

if you don't show passion and desire, especially in the Cup final,

:51:14.:51:18.

it nothing's going to happen. the scoreline a fair reflection in

:51:18.:51:23.

the gulf between the teams? could have been more in fairness. I

:51:23.:51:28.

am devastated for the supporters, to be honest. I am only here a

:51:28.:51:32.

short time and it was a massive game for them and we let them down.

:51:32.:51:36.

What was your view of the penalty decision and the sending off?

:51:36.:51:41.

didn't see the penalty, but from where I was it was impossible to

:51:41.:51:46.

see where it was. In fairness that has changed the game but we were

:51:46.:51:51.

second fiddle for most of the game. The main feeling is frustration and

:51:51.:51:54.

annoyance at giving the ball away so cheaply on a regular basis. I

:51:54.:51:58.

apologise to the supporters for that. A bad day for us and you have

:51:58.:52:03.

to take it on the chin. To clarify any confusion, did the referee sten

:52:04.:52:09.

-- Sen due to the stands for a gesture? It is my M plays giving

:52:09.:52:13.

the ball when it was frustration and they should have shown more

:52:14.:52:18.

frustration and desire and passion about the game. So much build-up to

:52:18.:52:24.

a massive cup final. Hibs weight in the Scottish Cup Final stays in the

:52:24.:52:31.

wilderness. What is your message to the fans this evening? What other

:52:31.:52:34.

rice say this evening will not make it any event -- easier for them --

:52:34.:52:38.

whatever I say. The we apologise for the display. I am the manager

:52:38.:52:42.

and have to take responsibility. It is not good enough. The two

:52:42.:52:45.

weekends a show me what is wrong with the place and we will change

:52:45.:52:49.

it. There was confusion as to why Pat Fenlon was sent to the stand.

:52:49.:52:54.

He said it was a gesture which was aimed at his own players and the

:52:54.:52:58.

disappointment he felt about the performances. The indication at the

:52:58.:53:02.

time was this was aimed at the Hearts supporters who were so

:53:02.:53:07.

Casserly shouting at the time that there was only one Pat Fenlon. --

:53:07.:53:14.

sarcastically shouting. Have a look at this and make up your mind.

:53:14.:53:22.

it has to be said. It is frustration, isn't it? Pat will be

:53:22.:53:27.

embarrassed but you can understand it. I thought his comments were

:53:27.:53:31.

brilliant because he is not hiding behind it. His team did not perform.

:53:31.:53:35.

They have let the fans down. He picks the team and has put his

:53:35.:53:40.

hands up and he has a big job to do. It is frustration from Pat Fenlon,

:53:40.:53:44.

and he will be embarrassed and I think he will apologise. I like the

:53:44.:53:48.

fact he showed some passion. That was good. These pictures do not

:53:48.:53:52.

show a great case for the defence. He cares. His team are getting

:53:52.:53:59.

hammered. But you cannot do that. You have to have dignity. If you

:53:59.:54:05.

are a manager of a big bore all club, you have to have a standard.

:54:05.:54:12.

-- a big football club. You have to stick to what you're doing. Let's

:54:12.:54:15.

remember there are a lot of fans are doing a helluva lot worse to

:54:15.:54:19.

him constantly and he does one little gesture. I think sometimes

:54:19.:54:23.

we can get carried away. It's not the end of the world. Hibs played

:54:23.:54:28.

like a team who had only just scraped survival in the SPL. They

:54:28.:54:34.

didn't play well today but that is where they are. It is back to what

:54:34.:54:39.

Pat Fenlon said. He has not been working with them and hardening

:54:39.:54:45.

them, he has the money coddle them. He was brought in to do a job, keep

:54:45.:54:51.

them in the SPL. And he has done it, only just, but he did it. It is a

:54:51.:54:56.

bonus getting to the final. Getting hammered by Hearts in the Scottish

:54:56.:55:00.

Cup, the hoodoo goes on, but that is not his job. His job was to keep

:55:00.:55:03.

them in the Premier League and Buffon from there and change the

:55:03.:55:09.

team, but it's a big job in itself. Joy for the jumbos inside Hampden.

:55:09.:55:14.

Banner mood of the supporters hadn't changed much -- and the mood

:55:15.:55:19.

of the supporters hadn't changed much. It was a cup final and maybe

:55:19.:55:27.

the fact there are lot of guys on loan, maybe that was behind it. But

:55:27.:55:33.

Hearts will more up for it. To go down like that is pretty much.

:55:33.:55:41.

Terrible. We were not as good as them. But we will come back. I feel

:55:41.:55:47.

let down. We were really disappointed. I felt as if we

:55:47.:55:51.

started quite well but the longer the game went on, Hearts dominated

:55:51.:55:56.

and Ian Black got a lot of touches and we didn't seem to get close to

:55:56.:56:00.

the important players. And we lost a couple of soft goals in the first

:56:00.:56:04.

half, got one back and thought we had a chance and I think a sending-

:56:04.:56:13.

off and penalty the whole game has Absolutely delighted. For me, the

:56:13.:56:18.

game could not have gone better. Just absolutely delighted. Best day

:56:18.:56:26.

of my life without a shadow of the doubt. 4-0 this time, 5-1 this time.

:56:26.:56:31.

Nervous wrecks, but this is all worth it. It has been brilliant.

:56:31.:56:38.

Every nerve and feeling, this has been worth it. 5-1, Cup final.

:56:38.:56:42.

Words cannot explain how good it was. I am very sorry, but chaps,

:56:42.:56:52.
:56:52.:56:53.

hard lines. 1896! Amazing for Hearts, we knew we would do it, but

:56:53.:57:00.

the expectations were broken. Nothing will ever be that. That is

:57:00.:57:05.

them finished all the rest of their lives. Party tonight? A party

:57:05.:57:11.

tonight. My mates told me not to suggest -- to send a text to them.

:57:11.:57:16.

Well done, guys, I hope you enjoyed yourselves are no speech you in a

:57:16.:57:22.

month when you can talk again. gloating will continue. Lots of

:57:22.:57:27.

Hearts and Hibs fans did not have tickets and they watched TV

:57:27.:57:30.

coverage in Edinburgh. This was the reaction in two supporters' clubs.

:57:30.:57:35.

Ever-changing moods. That could have been the soundtrack for the

:57:35.:57:39.

clubs. Two goals behind, despondency all around, then

:57:39.:57:45.

suddenly, James McPake scored just before half-time. And their hopes

:57:45.:57:50.

were up again. Not for long. These were the Hearts supporters watching

:57:50.:57:56.

their team going 5-1 ahead. Rudi Skacel's second of the game, and

:57:56.:58:01.

then when the full-time whistle went, that is how it was. So, what

:58:01.:58:07.

is happening in Edinburgh tonight? Our reporter can answer that

:58:07.:58:14.

question as the Hearts celebrations This morning two sets of fans are

:58:14.:58:19.

left Edinburgh dreaming of Scottish Cup glory. However, only one set of

:58:19.:58:23.

fans are partying tonight and that is those of Hearts and in a few

:58:23.:58:26.

moments time the team will make its way along Gorgie Road and these

:58:26.:58:36.
:58:36.:59:10.

Yes! Getting there! Yes! Many congratulations, you have just

:59:10.:59:16.

driven along Gorgie Road. How does it feel? That is what makes me

:59:16.:59:20.

happy, to see the happiness of the other people. A cigarette moment

:59:20.:59:28.

for me. Because I can feel the pride of my parents, my wife and my

:59:28.:59:33.

kids, that is what matters for me. For me it is not money, it is not

:59:33.:59:38.

being on the spot, it is the feelings of the other ones. I am

:59:38.:59:44.

strong enough to survive any storm. I want those around me to feel

:59:44.:59:50.

happy. You were close to tears? Very emotional. When I spoke about

:59:50.:59:57.

my family, all the love I have for them, I know and I want every

:59:57.:00:03.

single day of my life to make them proud. Because I am so proud of

:00:03.:00:09.

them. I am not sure if they do this and Portugal, do they? Win cups?

:00:09.:00:19.

Yes, they do, they do. We had a similar people in the way we do

:00:19.:00:27.

these things, it is very important to me, having a family seeing us

:00:27.:00:34.

lift the Cup. A fantastic moment. After the final whistle, it is a

:00:34.:00:40.

different day. Until the final whistle it is a day like any other.

:00:40.:00:43.

Darren Barr, you were distraught at Hampden a couple of years ago when

:00:43.:00:48.

you lost a cup final with Falkirk. Was it feel like today? If I am in

:00:48.:00:55.

honest, I cannot believe it, it has not sunk in. It is a pleasure, the

:00:55.:00:59.

team performance was immense, and can't complain. What about the

:00:59.:01:04.

celebrations driving along and the bus? A great day my life, I am

:01:04.:01:08.

taking it on. This is supposed to be your last game for Hearts, I am

:01:08.:01:11.

sure there will be talks over the next few weeks. What was the

:01:11.:01:15.

feeling like when the 90 minutes, the final whistle went today?

:01:15.:01:19.

was an emotional time, not just for myself, for the squad. We set out

:01:20.:01:25.

to do this after beating Celtic and to get the result we did was

:01:25.:01:30.

delight for. It was a team game, we all did great. An occasion that is

:01:30.:01:36.

going to meet -- going to be magnificent. The celebrations, you

:01:36.:01:41.

don't get a taste that very often, do you? You don't, maybe once-in-a-

:01:41.:01:44.

lifetime and I'm bowing out on the biggest high of my life so I will

:01:44.:01:48.

enjoy every moment. You look as if you have enjoyed every moment.

:01:48.:01:53.

Jamie, you have the winners'' medal. What does it mean to you? It means

:01:53.:02:03.
:02:03.:02:06.

everything. In 2080 I was distraught, to win it today is...

:02:06.:02:10.

Just speechless come to be honest. It has been a great day especially

:02:10.:02:18.

against a local rivals. Hearts fan, man and boy, been there as a player,

:02:18.:02:25.

what does it mean? It was brilliant, the best day. I did not think it

:02:25.:02:30.

would go as well as that. The sending-off was a turning-point

:02:30.:02:33.

macro. We will take that and enjoy the night. What about the reception

:02:33.:02:43.
:02:43.:02:45.

from the fans? Fantastic. My close friends, we will be quicker this

:02:45.:02:50.

time than last time, but it is one to enjoy, I am looking forward to

:02:50.:02:53.

seeing my wife and kids and have a good night tonight. Have a great

:02:53.:03:03.
:03:03.:03:07.

How do you feel? Great, we did really well, we showed everybody's

:03:07.:03:11.

there is only one team in Edinburgh. Fantastic. It will be quite a party

:03:11.:03:18.

tomorrow. It will be similar to 2006, a massive party for the

:03:18.:03:23.

bigger heart of Edinburgh. Hopefully, if I don't lose tonight,

:03:23.:03:28.

hopefully tomorrow. All the best. A few tired and emotional people

:03:28.:03:30.

around in that celebration party tonight and not surprising, who

:03:30.:03:35.

would blame them? I wonder what sort of Hearts team we will see

:03:35.:03:39.

next season. It will be a big change in the summer. Yes, it is

:03:39.:03:43.

transition again, down to the owner, the budget, the players for next

:03:43.:03:47.

season. They have lost one or two already. They could lose the

:03:47.:03:56.

nucleus of the team. He will be a massive mess and if that happens

:03:56.:03:59.

three or four macro times than they were hard to replace. They have

:03:59.:04:02.

young players that Hearts but they will want to bring in some players

:04:02.:04:06.

as well. It is down to the owner, how much she is prepared to back

:04:06.:04:10.

the manager, whoever that may be. Normally you would expect the team

:04:10.:04:14.

to kick on, but in a title challenge domestically, and of

:04:14.:04:18.

course they are in the Europa League play-offs saw a big

:04:18.:04:21.

opportunity for Hearts but you wonder about the strength of the

:04:21.:04:26.

squad with costs being trimmed. is the classic shout of the

:04:26.:04:31.

football fan, go to the next level, it means through more money at it.

:04:31.:04:36.

He is not going to do it again, painful though it is for Hearts fan,

:04:36.:04:40.

-- fans, and when you have a nucleus of a good team, you take

:04:40.:04:45.

Skacel out of that, Beattie out, Black, that is the core part of the

:04:45.:04:51.

team. I agree, there is enough good young players coming through. I am

:04:51.:04:55.

impressed with some of the guys, Driver will be a good player next

:04:55.:04:59.

year if he is free from injury. A lot of teams in Scotland a maybe

:04:59.:05:03.

not as strong as they have been in the past. They have to cut their

:05:03.:05:08.

cloth. They will build up again. From Paulo Sergio's point of view,

:05:08.:05:12.

he must think he could do something out, he could go a challenge, get

:05:12.:05:17.

close, be the second force. It will be tougher now. Another of your

:05:17.:05:20.

board teams are celebrating tonight, St Johnstone with a place in Europe

:05:20.:05:25.

courtesy of Hearts winning the Cup. Yes, they have had a good season,

:05:25.:05:28.

they have kicked on in the last two of three years. They will be

:05:28.:05:36.

delighted. They will lose players because of the financial contract,

:05:36.:05:40.

but my time at St Johnstone, we played in the European competition,

:05:40.:05:45.

so good look to them. Our final word tonight should be for Paulo

:05:45.:05:51.

Sergio, who was so emotional in that interview. He has clued Hearts

:05:51.:05:55.

together, it seems, because they have looked on the point of

:05:55.:05:59.

imploding with late wage payments and the usual sides Joe going on.

:05:59.:06:05.

It is not the easiest job in the world being Hearts manager. Maybe

:06:05.:06:09.

this year as much as anybody else. I like the way he has been, after

:06:09.:06:14.

the game to date he was very quick to say he is thinking about Hibs

:06:14.:06:18.

and the pain they are going through. That is a real professional,

:06:18.:06:23.

somebody who understands. He has behaved fantastically. He has kept

:06:23.:06:26.

the team together. You have a football club, your directors,

:06:26.:06:30.

people at that level but on the day-to-day basis in the dressing

:06:30.:06:33.

room at training you have to stay together, have a bond, there has to

:06:33.:06:38.

be trust and that is the biggest thing for me. In adverse

:06:38.:06:41.

circumstances with the wages, he has kept them close-knit and you

:06:41.:06:46.

could see it today. It showed in the game and it showed in the

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celebrations. They are happy with each other. That is a big thing,

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you don't see the managers and players, their reaction to each

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other was fantastic. They adore him. It will be a sad day for them if

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they lose him. You feel it was a well-oiled machine, all the parts

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were working in sharp contrast to the opposition. You have the

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tactics, incredible. They did not change, but is the way they play. I

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keep going back to Hibs today, they knew exactly what Hearts were going

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to set up and they got it wrong at the start. They could not react.

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knew what they would do. Sometimes you think player for player you can

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change everything you like, you can drop a little bit deeper, you can

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cut out, actually they have 11 players that are better than your

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players, whatever you do is highly unlikely to work so you try

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everything and I was not to down on Pat Fenlon in the end because he

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tried something different, it didn't work, so he moved on from

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that and accepted it but it will be a different team next season. We

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have to say well done Hearts, the better team, I am gutted, I put my

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hands up and my heart is broken as they say, but something will cheer

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It's the all-Edinburgh Scottish Cup Final. Hibernian and Heart of Midlothian haven't contested the Scottish Cup final since 1896. Hibernian haven't won the cup for 110 years and Hearts last picked up the famous old trophy in 2006. The two capital clubs meet with a lot of history at stake.

Join Rob Maclean and Pat Nevin for extensive highlights of Scottish Cup Final from Hampden Park.


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