Heart of Midlothian F.C.

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Heart of Midlothian F.C.
Tynecastle Stadium.jpg
Full nameHeart of Midlothian Football Club
Founded1874
GroundTynecastle Stadium,
Edinburgh, Scotland
Capacity20099
ChairmanScotland Ann Budge
ManagerScotland Craig Levein
LeagueScottish Premiership
2018/19Scottish Premiership, 6th
Heart of Midlothian

Heart of Midlothian Football Club (commonly known as Hearts) is a professional football club based at Tynecastle Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. They play in the Scottish Premier League along with their city rivals Hibernian. Hearts were one of the teams invited to join the Scottish Football League when it first started in 1890. Hearts have won the Scottish Cup on 8 occasions, the League title 4 times and the League Cup 4 times.

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 7 December[1][2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF Scotland Scotland Jamie Hamill
3 DF England England Danny Grainger
5 DF Scotland Scotland Darren Barr
6 DF Scotland Scotland Andy Webster
7 MF Spain Spain Suso Santana
8 MF Scotland Scotland Ian Black
9 FW Scotland Scotland Kevin Kyle
10 FW Republic of Ireland Ireland Stephen Elliott
11 MF Scotland Scotland Andrew Driver
12 MF Scotland Scotland David Templeton
13 MF Uganda Uganda David Obua
15 FW England England John Sutton
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF Scotland Scotland Ryan Stevenson
17 DF Australia Australia Ryan McGowan
18 MF Lithuania Lithuania Arvydas Novikovas
19 MF Czech Republic Czech Republic Rudi Skácel
21 MF Morocco Morocco Mehdi Taouil
23 FW Scotland Scotland Gary Glen
25 GK Slovakia Slovakia Marián Kello
26 DF Lithuania Lithuania Marius Žaliūkas (captain)
27 MF Scotland Scotland Scott Robinson
30 GK Scotland Scotland Jamie MacDonald
31 MF Poland Poland Adrian Mrowiec
34 MF Scotland Scotland Johnny Stewart

Out on loan[change | change source]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Australia Australia Dylan McGowan (on loan to Gold Coast United until March 2012)[3]
DF Scotland Scotland Jason Thomson (on loan to Dunfermline until January 2012)[4]
DF England England Conrad Balatoni (on loan to Partick Thistle until January 2012)[5]
FW Wales Wales Robert Ogleby (on loan to East Fife until January 2012)[6]
DF Australia Australia Matthew Park (on loan to East Fife until January 2012)[6]
GK Scotland Scotland Mark Ridgers (on loan to East Fife until January 2012)[6]
FW Lithuania Lithuania Evaldas Razulis (on loan to Kaunas)[6]
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Scotland Scotland Craig Thomson (on loan to Kaunas)[7]
MF Ukraine Ukraine Denis Prychynenko (on loan to Raith Rovers until January 2012)[8]
51 MF Scotland Scotland Jason Holt (on loan to Raith Rovers until January 2012)[9]
52 FW Scotland Scotland David Smith (on loan to Raith Rovers until January 2012)[9]
22 FW Scotland Scotland Gordon Smith (on loan to Hamilton Academical until January 2012)[10]
49 DF Scotland Scotland Kevin McHattie (on loan to Alloa Athletic until January 2012)[11]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Meet the Squad". Heart of Midlothian F.C. Archived from the original on 24 September 2011. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  2. "Hearts FC Squad". Soccerbase. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  3. "Weakened Gold Coast picks up McGowan". SBS The World Game. 8 June 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  4. "Par-fect move for Jason". Hearts News. Hearts fc. 7 July 2011. Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2011.
  5. "Balatoni Loan Completed". Partick Thistle Fc. July 14, 2011. Archived from the original on August 7, 2011. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Youngsters go on loan". Hearts News. Hearts FC. July 22, 2011. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 22, 2011.
  7. "Pirmą kartą Lietuvoje rungtyniaus škotas". FBK Kaunas. 31 July 2011. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2011.(in Lithuanian)
  8. "Midfielder Signs". Raith Rovers FC. Raith Rovers FC. 3 November 2011. Archived from the original on 16 December 2019. Retrieved 30 December 2011.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Trio off on loan". Heart of Midlothian FC. Heart of Midlothian FC. 21 November 2011. Archived from the original on 1 November 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  10. "Gordon joins Accies". Heart of Midlothian F.C. 7 December 2011. Archived from the original on 23 September 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  11. "Manager adds to squad". Alloa Athletic F.C. 7 December 2011. Archived from the original on 17 June 2014. Retrieved 7 December 2011.