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Hearts fans set off fireworks ahead of Edinburgh derby

Hearts fans set off fireworks and chanted in the streets of Edinburgh ahead of their game against Hibernian.

Hearts fans’ pre-match excitement

@FanHub posted a video on X (formerly twitter) of Hearts fans walking the streets in unison, while chanting and setting numerous fireworks ablaze.

Drums were also played as the pre-match excitement began to build for the Edinburgh derby against Hibernian.

Significance of the match

Tonights’s Scottish Premiership match is the 338th head-to-head in competitive games between the two sides.

Hearts were 21 points clear of Hibernian in the table ahead of the match.


Will Murray

Freelance football journalist. Experience writing for When Saturday, Comes, Goalkeeper.com, Elite Scholars and Total Football Analysis. Recently finished an MA in Sport Journalism at the University of Brighton. Long-time season ticket holder at the two-time European Champions Nottingham Forest.

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