Sky TV & Sky Sports. I still go back there, I work with Spartans (football club), all my relatives are in that area. But witnessing Hibs’ Scottish Cup final victory over Rangers on Saturday was always going to be an emotional experience. “There’s a lot of things we couldn’t squeeze in because the game was so great. This website and its associated newspaper are members of Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). I wasn’t among those who thought it would never happen. “Then everyone joined in and it was fantastic. And as with all truly great football songs, it asserts its own purpose. ... Hibs fans after they'd just beaten Rangers in 2016 in the Scottish Cup Final. Good going, considering the rain moved between “unpleasant” and “absolutely rodding it down,” according to Tactically Naive. Scotland's new five tier system comes into force from today - here's what you can't do in the capital. WATCH: Hibernian fans sing 'Sunshine on Leith' after beating Hearts, After victory in the Edinburgh derby, Hibernian fans showed their appreciation with a rousing rendition of 'Sunshine on Leith', Poch on: Next job, leaving Spurs, and more. Set-up: up to £40; existing customers please call 08007 591 263, Prices may change during this period. Thailands Regional and Local Forums, Ask Your Thailand Questions Here. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. His father Jim was a devoted fan, who took the young Strachan to his first football match – Hibs v Aberdeen, in 1962. “I watched it because it was on and I remember watching it and nipping in and out and then it was one of those games that captured people’s attention. Everything you love, all in one place, easy. Usually, when you’re struggling, you can pack all sorts of rubbish in. As the score suggests, it was a lopsided occasion: bar some early energy from Steven Naismith, Kilmarnock never really got going, while Hibs produced a “dazzling display of power, speed and clinical finishing,” according to the BBC. You can also follow Edinburgh Live Sport on Facebook. Get the amazing new iPhone 12 with double data on all plans and pay no upfront costs. No new notifications. check out the. Discover the latest offers and bundles on Sky TV, Broadband and Mobile packages. Football, that. “Yeah, there was no reason for me to know how big it was and there still wasn’t until recently. “So they’ll have done what I did – make a cup of tea and then sat down to start to watch it. Plus, you can watch Sky TV on-the-go without using your data. Poignantly, Strachan accompanied his father to his last football match, an Edinburgh derby a few years ago. Our. Somebody, and I’m afraid I have absolutely no idea who, once said they liked football because, while they didn’t believe in God, they quite liked joining a crowd and singing once a week. The Hibs fans are singing to their triumphant players in the moment, but they are also singing to the club, as it is dreamed and as it is lived. Strachan returned home to the Midlands on Saturday night – “to see the grandchildren,” he explained – so could not attend the parade in Edinburgh, where his mother still lives, in any case. Sky TV & Broadband. My dad used to go to the school there. But my dad took me to my first game at Hibs – and I took him to his last game there. 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To the idea of Hibs, and to the practice of being Hibs. Not that anybody in the stadium knew what they were doing to the TV people: they were singing their song and celebrating their cup win. Start watching today. Five reasons RSL (hopefully) won’t move to Las Vegas, The writing was on the wall for Schelotto, Philadelphia Union permanently banning fans who shouted homophobic and racist slurs, Breaking: Germany to Ban Fans From Stadiums as COVID Cases Rise, OFFICIAL: Bartomeu and Barcelona board quit. Newbies Section NO FLAMING, NO ABUSE OR ANY NASTINESS tolerated in this Forum, Register Here to become a TeakDoor Member, If this is your first visit, be sure to It’s always interesting if you are in a final and there’s always a winner and a loser and one half of the stadium is bouncing and the other half is emptying. 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Hibernian booked their place in the Scottish Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 victory over Edinburgh rivals Hearts on Tuesday night, and their supporters were certainly in the mood to celebrate! And Scott Bain produced a crucial save himself to avoid an even more frustrating afternoon in the Sunshine on Leith. To this thing that only matters, and will continue to matter, only because there are people silly enough to care about it. He couldn’t resist a reference to Saturday’s scenes when inviting all the participants back to Hampden for a tour: “As long as you help put the grass back together!”. Ole's 100 games at Man Utd: A success or failure? Live SPFL Football Trending. There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. He helped make the draw yesterday for the Homeless World Cup, which is being hosted by Glasgow in July. I did that, and went on the bus then.”. Start watching today. Set-up £20). Enjoy unmissable Sky TV and super-reliable, Superfast Broadband. Prices may change during this period. Get super reliable, Superfast Broadband, with average download speeds of 59Mbps. “I’m just looking at a few of the names there, I watched a few of those games,” Heckingbottom said while admiring the famous old trophy at his pre-match press conference. Don’t look now, but the Steelers are kings of the NFL. “I stopped supporting Hibs, as such, when I was 15 and went into professional football,” he explained. The song is ‘Sunshine on Leith’ by the Proclaimers, and while this probably isn’t the moment to give Why The Proclaimers Are Actually Good the full treatment, the song does that rather neatly anyway. Juve, Leicester, Milan, Wolves want McNeil, Fastest F1 driver ever? Lyrical Journey: Sunshine On Leith – BBC iPlayer. The Hibs fans were in full voice at full-time after Jason Cummings' fourth-minute strike proved enough to down their bitter rivals in front of a 19,433 capacity crowd at Easter Road. To sing in a crowd is to dissolve into that crowd, to be bound to it. “I had already seen the celebrations the day after on the bus and things like that. And for that crowd to sing a love song such as this — a song of renewal and devotion that squares up to the misery of life and does not dismiss it but moves through it, that steps from shade into the light — is to see the bond between fans and club exposed as a false dichotomy. The biggest Sky TV and Netflix series, live and on demand, Plus YouTube, Spotify, BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4 - all in one place, Then add Sky Cinema, Kids TV channels & more, Totally unlimited to keep the whole house online. “You saw the same last year when Inverness won it, and how much it means. “If you were impartial like I was then once you started watching, just the way the scoring went and the level of the teams involved it really captured the imagination. “I don’t think it would look good for me, as a Scotland manager, to be standing in Leith cheering Hibs on, hanging out my auntie’s windae down Leith Walk. Remember that? Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. But you don’t need the sun to shine every day, nor will it. “To sing in a crowd is to dissolve into that crowd, to be bound to it.”. Get the best of Sky TV plus every Sky Sports channel, all in one place. “People say to me: ‘You’re a Hibs supporter.’ No, but I’m a supporter of my community, I’m a supporter of Leith. But there is something fascinating about watching that conflict play out, about seeing and hearing the fans compete with, then overwhelm, the broadcasting schedule. One of the greatest football songs in the world. Enjoy unmissable TV and make the most of your season with 140 live Premier League games. But they won the argument all the same. 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