Hearts no closer to appointing Craig Levein successor

Sky Sports News understands Hearts will not appoint a new manager to replace Craig Levein until next week at the earliest. The search for a successor to Levein – who was sacked on Halloween – will move into a second month, despite the club interviewing a number of candidates in November as they search for […]


Alan Irvine on Hearts’ shortlist to replace Craig Levein as manager

Former West Brom boss Alan Irvine is on Hearts’ shortlist to replace Craig Levein as manager at Tynecastle. Sky Sports News understands the former Everton assistant manager has held preliminary talks with the Edinburgh club. Irvine, who also had a spell as manager at Sheffield Wednesday, has been out of work since leaving West Ham […]

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Heart procedure could spark Roos’ Larkey in 2020

Emerging North Melbourne forward Nick Larkey hopes the procedure he underwent last Thursday to prevent the heart palpitations he experienced during 2019 will help him build on the promise he showed in 17 games last season. The 21-year-old was diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) midway through the year and had  the one-hour operation last week […]


Hearts: Ann Budge sets Friday deadline for manager applications

Hearts owner Ann Budge has set a Friday deadline for applications for the vacant manager’s job, with former player Neil McCann expressing his interest in the role. Craig Levein was sacked as Hearts boss on Thursday and will remain at the club until the end of the season when his contract ends, working to “develop […]


KEOWN: Klopp should take heart from taking a point from Old Trafford

MARTIN KEOWN: Liverpool did not swagger into Old Trafford like the champions in waiting they are billed to be… but getting something out of the game proved they are on the right path Manchester United frustrated Liverpool during their draw on Sunday afternoon Jurgen Klopp will be disappointed but should take heart in United’s approach […]


Craig Levein confident Hearts are good enough to avoid relegation

Hearts manager Craig Levein remains convinced his side can climb off the bottom of the Scottish Premiership table following their disastrous start to the season. Levein’s side go into Sunday’s Edinburgh derby with Hibernian having picked up just two points from their opening five matches. Last weekend’s 3-2 home defeat to Motherwell prompted protests outside […]


Hearts fans doubtful about Craig Levein’s future as manager

A leading figure among Hearts fans believes it could be time for the club’s manager Craig Levein to vacate his position and focus on his other responsibilities at Tynecastle. The Edinburgh side are bottom of the Scottish Premiership ahead of their derby at Hibernian on Sunday, live on Sky Sports Football from 2.30pm. Stevie Kilgower, […]


Hearts sign Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira on season-long loan

Hearts have completed the loan signing of Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira, subject to international clearance. The 23-year-old Portugal goalkeeper joins Craig Levein’s side on a season-long loan from United where he played four times for the senior side. ✍️ Hearts have completed the loan signing of @ManUtd goalkeeper Joel Pereira, subject to international clearance. […]