Friday May 4 2007
of Hearts Let’s make
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Club’s red card dilemma
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against Celtic just how important a player
YEA Kingston showed for me again
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rate – and his determination to win for his loan
His running, tackling and positioning is first
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make vital blocks and clear when Craig
It was Kingston who was on the goalline to is worth even more,
AND Gordon Brown will
And it was Kingston who played a key role
s defence was under pressure.
in the goals – including the penalty when he
was bundled by Steven Pressley
But despite the plaudits he has been getting
for his football, it is for altogether other
reasons he has hit the headlines.
have bad dreams!
Please join us in
for his stupidity at
The SFA has banned him for three matches
In his fury at being red carded, he branded
a fabulous cause.
referee Steve Conroy a racist, unaware that
the whistler’s wife is of Nigerian decent.
In Scotland, you can’t get away with that.
Regardless, Larry should have known better.
Perhaps in his old league in Russia, where
I FEEL really sorry for Tam
corruption and racism has been known, his
McManus, missing out of
comments would be understood. Not here.
the Scottish Cup final
because of a stupid
technicality in the rules.
a problem, a major one too.
The result is that Hearts have been left with It goes to show that the
not just benefit from having Larry back in the
The team would people running our game
squad, it needs him – simple as that.
have no common sense.
Dunfermline should be
what about the ramifications? By appealing, the
If Hearts appeal, Larry gets to play on. But
proud not just for reaching
club leaves itself open to other potential action.
the final, but also for how
hard they have battled in
not accepting that Larry’
Such a move could be interpreted as Hearts
inappropriate – and what then?
s comments were
e I was over the moon that
they beat St Mirren – the
team I hate most in the
with suggestions it could be doubled. W
The SFA could decide to increase his ban,
Hearts sign a player for next season on a
Never will I forgive them
rumoured £15k a week, knowing he’d be out
for capitulating on that
for the first two months?
last day in 1986. For
me, they do not deserve
to secure a permanent deal.
I for one hope he has done enough already te
On that note, welcome
season draws to a close.
There will be more twists and turns as the
to Gretna, a side that
have proven in every
After all, in football, nothing is black and M
league that they are
We look forward to
seeing you at Tynie.
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