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Hearts: Foster Gillett has takeover approach rejected

Hearts have rejected a formal takeover approach from Foster Gillett, the son of former Liverpool owner George Gillett. Foster Gillett, who was on the board at Liverpool when his father controlled the club alongside Tom Hicks from 2007-2010, contacted Hearts owner Ann Budge through a third party last week with a view to buying a […]

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Coronavirus: Hearts players accept wage cuts after Ann Budge warning

Scottish Premiership side Hearts have reached an agreement with their entire playing squad over wage cuts. Owner Ann Budge had previously warned players they must accept pay cuts or receive no money while football remains suspended due to the coronavirus crisis. Skipper Steven Naismith offered to take a 50 per cent wage cut more than […]

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Hearts owner Ann Budge warns players they must accept pay cuts

Hearts owner Ann Budge has warned players they must accept pay cuts or receive no money while football remains suspended. Budge has given the clearest indication yet she is prepared to invoke a clause, which is standard in Scottish Professional Football League contracts, which allow clubs to cancel payments if football is suspended for any […]

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Hearts to vote against SPFL proposals and support Rangers motion

Hearts will vote against an SPFL resolution recommending the 2019/20 season be brought to an end, and support an alternative motion put forward by Rangers. Under the SPFL proposal, tables in the Championship, League One and League Two would be final based on positions when the leagues were suspended, on a points-per-game basis to allow […]

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Hearts confirm departure of Jon Daly by mutual consent

Hearts have confirmed first-team coach Jon Daly has left the club by mutual consent. Daly joined as U20s coach in January 2016 following a successful playing career in which he lifted the Scottish Cup with Dundee United in 2010 and gained League One promotion with Rangers in 2014. The 36-year-old was later promoted to the […]

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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 […]