(Hibernian win 8-7 on penalties)
May 20, 2009 – Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh
Hibs’ youth team made it a trophy treble by beating bitter rivals Hearts on penalties in the East of Scotland Shield match at Tynecastle, adding one of Scottish football’s oldest prizes to their SPL championship and Scottish Youth Cup double.
A very competitive and entertaining encounter saw Hearts take the game to penalties by virtue of an injury time goal from Scott Robinson after Kurtis Byrne had given Hibs a second half lead.
Scoring – 0-1 Byrne, 1-1 Robinson
Attendance – 598
Admission – £5
Programme – none, teamsheets free
Ground – 8/10 – Nearly empty on this occasion, but one of Scotland’s best
Game – 7/10. Eagerly contested local derby
Overall experience – 7/10. Entertaining stuff
Match Report Links
Hearts FC Official Website — Hibernian FC Official Website