By Stefan Bienkowski BBC Sport Scotland 5 Dec From the section Hibernian Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46446833 Read more about sharing. Hibernian v St MirrenVenue: Easter Road Date: 5 December Kick-off: 19:45 GMTHibernian have picked up as many points as bottom side Dundee in the past five Scottish Premiership matches. And they have scored just twice along the way. A 3-0 defeat by Kilmarnock on Saturday was just the latest poor result in a run that has led to Neil Lennon's side dropping points against Dundee and Hearts and losing to St Johnstone and Aberdeen. So what has gone wrong at Easter Road? BBC Sport Scotland looks at the data and analyses why the Leith club has dropped from second to eighth in the top flight.Fewer shots, goals and points - the numbersHibs have never been a … [Read more...] about Hibs: Neil Lennon’s side are six without a win. What has gone wrong?
By Brian McLauchlin BBC Scotland 30 Nov From the section Hibernian Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46403958 Read more about sharing. Hibernian have "possibly" hit a glass ceiling after the summer loss of three key midfielders, says boss Neil Lennon.Influential John McGinn, Dylan McGeouch and Scott Allan departed after helping Hibs to fourth place on their return to the Scottish Premiership last term.Stevie Mallan's arrival helped offset the exits, but Hibs are winless in five games, and Lennon admits improving the squad in pre-season was "impossible"."How do you replace a John McGinn?" he added."We haven't got the finances or nous to do that so you bring other players on like a Mallan, develop him, and in the meantime try and keep performances and results the right way."It's frustrating … [Read more...] about Have Hibernian hit a glass ceiling? ‘Possibly,’ says Neil Lennon
Sport / Dundee FC by Tom Duthie November 27, 2018, 10:30 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Sport newsletter Dundee boss Jim McIntyre has praised his players for the way they’ve taken the work they’re doing in training out on to the pitch. Saturday saw the Dark Blues come from two down to take a valuable point at Hibs and produce a second-half display that almost secured a win. That left Jim delighted with the performance and the spirit his team showed after looking dead and buried at one point. “I’ve been seeing on a daily basis for the last few weeks that they’re getting better and taking on the information that we’re giving them, that this is the way we want to play,” he said. “We want to play at a tempo, make sure we are putting teams under pressure and getting in their faces because if you stand off good players like Hibs have you’re going to get hurt. “I saw plenty heart when we … [Read more...] about Jim praises his Dundee players for taking training instructions onto the pitch
By Jordan Elgott BBC Scotland 23 Nov From the section Hibernian Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46318339 Read more about sharing. Neil Lennon insists he is in "a very good job" at Hibernian as he played down being linked with the Republic of Ireland manager's job.Lennon's former Celtic manager Martin O'Neill left the Ireland job this week.The 47-year-old has been Hibs head coach since 2016, winning promotion to the Premiership the following year and and finishing fourth in the top flight."I'm flattered if there is a link, but I've not seen or heard anything," said Lennon."I'm in a very good job here and I'm just concentrating on that at the minute."O'Neill and Keane leave Republic rolesStats - Hibernian v DundeeFormer Northern Ireland midfielder Lennon also played under O'Neill at … [Read more...] about Neil Lennon: Hibernian boss plays down Republic of Ireland job link
Sport / Dundee FC by George Cran November 21, 2018, 11:00 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Sport newsletter Jim McIntyre has no plans to park the bus this coming weekend as his Dundee side travel to free-scoring Hibs in the Premiership. The Dark Blues have the leakiest defence in the division while the Hibees have notched 13 in five league matches at Easter Road ahead of their clash on Saturday. The Dens gaffer is under no illusions how tough it will be against Neil Lennon’s side, though he’s seen encouragement from his side over the past couple of matches. And he’s planning to put their opponents “under pressure” as his side aim for a much-needed result. He said: “Things were taken on from the Motherwell game and things were more positive with the St Mirren performance and it’s about trying to turn small margins into points. “We know we are facing a top side in Hibs who have done a fantastic … [Read more...] about Dundee boss Jim has no plans to park the bus at free-scoring Hibs