Friday May 4 2007
seeing the Hear
expects a Jambos
y on Sunday
Henry, Henry ... give us a wave!
e have to
MR ROMANOV must pull out
all the stops to make sure
Larry Kingston is at Tynecastle
The wee man had a great
second half at Celtic Park and,
except for the sending off at
Pittodrie, has impressed me in
every game I’ve seen him play.
Larry’s more than helped fill
the void left by Paul Hartley’s
departure. Paul maybe has more
I RECKON Stevie Frail might dig
out the video of last May’
goals in the locker, but that’s
Aberdeen before Hearts take on the
s win over
Inspire team with tape of
something Larry can hopefully
Dons this Sunday
add to his repertoire.
between teams, so it’
s win over Dons
Because that sort of gutsy performance
He’s an exceptional player; is what the boys need to reproduce at
a great passer of the ball, he T
on the day and who takes their chances.
s about who turns up
brings people into the game chance of getting that UEF
ynecastle to give themselves a fighting
and gets the opposition on
I’m sure Stevie will talk about it; how they
A Cup spot.
– stuck their chances away
That’s what Hearts did at Celtic Park
the back foot.
showed bottle that night, held their nerve
free-kick was superb. If that had been
. Andy Driver’s
If Hearts can keep hold of
and came up trumps by qualifying for the
Shunsuke Nakamura they’d have raved
about it, but young
credit he deserved. From a keeper
Andy hasn’t had the
be looking at a one-point gap between us
It’s similar this weekend. Win and we could
of view it was just too good.
fault because he was rooted to the spot?
Artur Boruc at
it really is game on.
Aberdeen with two games to go.
The fact the Dons must
Nonsense, he couldn’t have stopped it.
Larry and get a couple of
quality players in to play
around him then it augurs
well for next season.
s time to
face both sides of the Old Firm means they
have a tough end to the season – but first
the Hearts boys played for each other
What was even more pleasing was that
and foremost we have to focus on our own
They encouraged each other
results and get the three points on Sunday.
each other, won the ball for each other
, fought for
at the moment.
Hearts are certainly not lacking in desire camaraderie that Stevie Frail and
I’ve said it before, but that’s down to the
The win over Celtic was Korobochka have helped build up since the
WE’RE all waiting to see who
prettiest performance, but it was a hell of
You might say it wasn’t the defeat by Dundee United.
Hearts bring in this summer.
a result given that they had to get something.
Equally, I’m interested to see
who will be moved on.
I won’t name individuals, but
there are some in the squad
who are extra baggage, Great to play
around to get us back in the hunt for
These two have really turned things
Aberdeen are doing well and there isn’t much
Now they must keep that momentum going. Europe. Mr Romanov should stick with the
management team that he has now
taking a lot of cash and
not giving anything back.
GRETNA deserve immense credit for will go from Gretna on a December
That’s not on. Other
working so hard to get into the SPL. night to see them play Falkirk?
players see that and it
Three titles in consecutive seasons However, I look forward to them
is unbelievable and they’ve earned taking on Hearts again after the
We all know who they
the right to play in the top flight. great show they gave in the cup final.
are. These players need to
There will be little atmosphere at Whether they can sustain that for
be weeded out and told it’s
their home games; having to play at 38 games remains to be seen. A lot
time to go.
Fir Park will make it difficult to will depend on whether Brooks
attract a decent crowd. How many Mileson can woo SPL quality players.
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