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Crest Alloa Athletic Sat 22 Apr 1978 15:00
Hearts 2 Alloa Athletic 1
First Division 38 of 39
Tynecastle Park Edinburgh Scotland
10951
Ref: B Morrison East Kilbride

Scorers Malcolm Robertson 39 ;Drew Busby 60
Opp Scorers [Willie Irvine 55]

Manager Cumulative to date

Manager Type G W D L F A PenW PenL
William Esplin Ormond LH 19 13 4 2 37 18 0 0
William Esplin Ormond COMPH 23 16 4 3 43 19 0 0
William Esplin Ormond L 38 23 10 5 76 42 0 0
William Esplin Ormond COMP 48 28 11 9 92 53 0 0

MR NR Season Team Venue FT HT Agg Comp Round Crowd TV
n n 1977-78 Alloa Athletic

Tynecastle Park Edinburgh Scotland

2-1

1-0

First Division

38 of 39 10951

Notes

Hearts Line Up - NB Average ages only shown where there are 8 or more 'known' ages
Number of Team Changes (Competitive Games Only) = 0
Team Changes Compared to Last League Team (League Games Only) = 0
No Sq
No
Player Cap Nat Tot App Age Gls Pens Tot
Gls
OGs Pen
Save
Pen
Miss
Discipline Sub
Mrk
Substitued by Sub
Time
Goals
vs
Opp
Prev Next
1 John Brough flag 4 18y 00m 23d / 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
2 Walter Kidd flag 29 20y 01m 12d / 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
3 Cammy Fraser flag 106 20y 09m 00d / 1 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
4 Dave McNicoll flag 29 26y 06m 30d / 1 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
5 Jim Jefferies (C) flag 219 27y 05m 00d / 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
6 Graham Shaw flag 102 26y 06m 14d / 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
7 Donald Park flag 189 24y 09m 03d / 1 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
8 Eamonn Bannon flag 67 20y 00m 04d / 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
9 Willie Gibson flag 187 25y 00m 19d Prentice Bobby / 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
10 Drew Busby flag 224 30y 04m 14d 1 78 2 / 2 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
11 Malcolm Robertson flag 43 26y 09m 15d 1 7 1 / 1 1978-04-15 sat 1978-04-29 sat
Total Starting App->> 1199 24.22 <<-Average Starting Age
–––––– Substitutes ––––––
S09 Bobby Prentice flag 196 24y 06m 26d Gibson Willie / 1978-04-02 sun 1978-08-05 sat
U2 Paul Rodger flag 19y 07m 20d N / 1978-04-15 sat 1978-09-02 sat
  24.25 <<-Average Age of Players who played

Opponents
Manager Hugh Wilson
Team Managed 03 of 04
Total Managed 03 of 06
No Player Nat Age Gls Pens OGs Pen
Save
Pen
Miss
Discipline Team
Apps
Total
Apps
Sub
Mrk
Substitued by Sub
Time
1 Douglas Gordon McNab 21y 09m 19d 02 of 03 02 of 05
2 Hugh McCann 23y 11m 16d 02 of 03 02 of 03
3 Jim Wallace 23y 10m 13d 02 of 02 05 of 05
4 Bobby Carberry 20y 05m 00d 02 of 02 02 of 05
5 Francis James Liddell SCO 24y 09m 12d 02 of 02 02 of 02
6 Dave Miller 23y 02m 28d 03 of 03 03 of 03
7 W Cochrane Not Known 02 of 02 02 of 02
8 Alan Brown Holt 21y 08m 01d 02 of 06 04 of 08 Norman Hugh Alexander
9 William [1] Morrison 25y 11m 15d 03 of 04 03 of 04
10 Willie Irvine SCO 21y 10m 27d 1 02 of 02 02 of 10
11 Jim Donald 28y 06m 27d 02 of 02 02 of 02 Tommy Steele
23.62 <<-Average Starting Age
–––––– Substitutes ––––––
S08 Norman Hugh Alexander 25y 00m 01d 02 of 02 02 of 02
S11 Tommy Steele 19y 02m 15d 01 of 01 01 of 01
23.36 <<-Average Age of players who played

Scoring Sequence
No Score Scorer Scores For Time
1

1-0

Robertson Malcolm Heart of Midlothian 39
2

1-1

Willie Irvine Alloa Athletic 55
3

2-1

Busby Drew Heart of Midlothian 60

League Tables
Before - Wednesday 19 Apr 1978 After - Saturday 22 Apr 1978
Pos Team G W D L F A Diff Avg Pts Note
1 Morton 36 23 8 5 78 37 41 2.1081 54
2 Heart Of Midlothian 37 22 10 5 74 41 33 1.8049 54
3 Dundee 37 23 7 7 85 42 43 2.0238 53
4 Dumbarton 37 14 17 6 61 47 14 1.2979 45
5 Stirling Albion 37 15 12 10 58 47 11 1.2340 42
6 Kilmarnock 37 13 11 13 49 45 4 1.0889 37
7 Arbroath 37 11 13 13 42 53 -11 .7925 35
8 Hamilton Academical 37 11 12 14 50 52 -2 .9615 34
9 Airdrieonians 36 11 10 15 46 59 -13 .7797 32
10 St Johnstone 37 13 6 18 50 64 -14 .7813 32
11 Queen of the South 37 8 13 16 44 63 -19 .6984 29
12 Montrose 37 9 9 19 53 69 -16 .7681 27
13 Alloa Athletic 37 8 8 21 43 80 -37 .5375 24
14 East Fife 37 4 10 23 38 72 -34 .5278 18
Pos Diff Team G W D L F A Diff Avg Pts Note
1 0 Morton 37 24 8 5 80 38 42 2.1053 56
2 0 Heart Of Midlothian 38 23 10 5 76 42 34 1.8095 56
3 0 Dundee 38 24 7 7 88 42 46 2.0952 55
4 0 Dumbarton 38 15 17 6 63 48 15 1.3125 47
5 0 Stirling Albion 38 15 12 11 59 49 10 1.2041 42
6 0 Kilmarnock 38 14 11 13 52 46 6 1.1304 39
7 0 Arbroath 38 11 13 14 42 54 -12 .7778 35
8 0 Hamilton Academical 38 11 12 15 51 55 -4 .9273 34
9 1 St Johnstone 38 14 6 18 51 64 -13 .7969 34
10 -1 Airdrieonians 37 11 10 16 47 61 -14 .7705 32
11 1 Montrose 38 10 9 19 55 70 -15 .7857 29
12 -1 Queen of the South 38 8 13 17 44 66 -22 .6667 29
13 0 Alloa Athletic 38 8 8 22 44 82 -38 .5366 24
14 0 East Fife 38 4 10 24 39 74 -35 .5270 18

League Games Played

Home F Away A Crowd
Dumbarton 2 Montrose 2 943
St Johnstone 0 Greenock Morton 1 2153

League Games Played

Home F Away A Crowd
Arbroath 0 St Johnstone 1 1123
Dumbarton 2 Airdrieonians 1 1069
Dundee 3 Queen of the South 0 6152
Hamilton Academical 1 Kilmarnock 3 1385
Heart of Midlothian 2 Alloa Athletic 1 10951
Montrose 2 East Fife 1 815
Stirling Albion 1 Greenock Morton 2 3547

Type Streaks by Date Last 10 Cumulative by Date
W D L Unb NoW G W D L F A
Competitive

1

11

W

D

W

W

W

D

D

W

W

W

3521

1693

733

1095

7215

5217

L only

1

22

 

2824

1333

602

889

5672

4245


Type Streaks by Team Cumulative by Team
W D L Unb NoW G W D L F A
Competitive

5

5

12

10

1

1

42

14

L only

5

7

7

6

1

0

19

6


Discipline

Referee

B Morrison

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Match Statistics

Hearts What Opponents
0 Goal Attempts 0
0 On Target 0
0 Off Target 0
0 Woodwork 0
0 Corners 0
0 Fouls 0
0 Offside 0

Games played during this week

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SortDate Date Comp Rd Home F Away A Crowd
19780417 Mon 17 Apr 1978 P Celtic 5 Clydebank[4] 2 6021
19780417 Mon 17 Apr 1978 L2 Brechin City 0 Clyde 2 552
19780417 Mon 17 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Aston Villa 2 Newcastle United 0
19780417 Mon 17 Apr 1978 E Div4 Southport 0 Wimbledon 5
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 L2 Albion Rovers 1 Forfar Athletic 1 331
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 L2 Cowdenbeath 1 East Stirlingshire 2 458
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 L2 Dunfermline Athletic 0 Queens Park 0 1788
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 L2 Falkirk 1 Stranraer 0 1146
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 L2 Stenhousemuir 1 Berwick Rangers 1 230
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Liverpool 2 Ipswich Town 2
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Nottingham Forest 1 Queens Park Rangers 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 1 West Bromwich Albion 1 Derby County 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Blackpool 1 Fulham 2
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Bolton Wanderers 2 Crystal Palace 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Bristol Rovers 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 4
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Leyton Orient 3 Burnley 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Millwall 3 Sunderland 1
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Exeter City 0 Chesterfield 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Peterborough United 2 Swindon Town 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Rotherham United 1 Hereford United 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Sheffield Wednesday 1 Preston North End 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Shrewsbury Town 5 Bury 3
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div4 Brentford 2 Doncaster Rovers 2
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div4 Darlington 0 Watford 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div4 Grimsby Town 2 Swansea City 1
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div4 Halifax Town 2 Reading 4
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div4 Scunthorpe United 2 Hartlepool United 0
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 E Div4 Torquay United 0 Southend United 1
19780418 Tue 18 Apr 1978 FINT Iran 0 Wales 1
19780419 Wed 19 Apr 1978 P Dundee United 0 Rangers 1 17293
19780419 Wed 19 Apr 1978 P Partick Thistle 2 Hibernian 1 2997
19780419 Wed 19 Apr 1978 L1 Dumbarton 2 Montrose 2 943
19780419 Wed 19 Apr 1978 L1 St Johnstone 0 Greenock Morton 1 2153
19780419 Wed 19 Apr 1978 L2 Brechin City 0 Livingston (Meadowbank Thistle) 1 449
19780419 Wed 19 Apr 1978 F England 1 Brazil 1
19780421 Fri 21 Apr 1978 E Div4 Southend United 3 Rochdale 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 P Aberdeen 4 St Mirren 2 18205
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 P Ayr United 2 Hibernian 0 2558
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 P Celtic 5 Partick Thistle 2 14870
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 P Motherwell 0 Clydebank[4] 1 3068
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 P Rangers 3 Dundee United 0 30239
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L1 Arbroath 0 St Johnstone 1 1123
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L1 Dumbarton 2 Airdrieonians 1 1069
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L1 Dundee 3 Queen of the South 0 6152
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L1 Hamilton Academical 1 Kilmarnock 3 1385
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L1 Heart of Midlothian 2 Alloa Athletic 1 10951
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L1 Montrose 2 East Fife 1 815
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L1 Stirling Albion 1 Greenock Morton 2 3547
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L2 Albion Rovers 3 Queens Park 4 476
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L2 Berwick Rangers 2 Forfar Athletic 1 781
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L2 Dunfermline Athletic 7 Livingston (Meadowbank Thistle) 1 1332
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L2 East Stirlingshire 2 Clyde 1 792
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L2 Falkirk 2 Cowdenbeath 2 1398
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L2 Raith Rovers 1 Brechin City 0 2139
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 L2 Stranraer 1 Stenhousemuir 2 800
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Birmingham City 1 Manchester City 4
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Chelsea 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Coventry City 0 Nottingham Forest 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Derby County 4 Leicester City 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Ipswich Town 1 Bristol City 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Leeds United 1 Arsenal 3
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Liverpool 3 Norwich City 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Manchester United 3 West Ham United 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Middlesbrough 0 Everton 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 Newcastle United 0 Queens Park Rangers 3
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 1 West Bromwich Albion 0 Aston Villa 3
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Blackburn Rovers 1 Sheffield United 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Blackpool 1 Mansfield Town 2
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Bristol Rovers 4 Stoke City 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Cardiff City 1 Bolton Wanderers 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Charlton Athletic 3 Burnley 2
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Fulham 0 Millwall 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Leyton Orient 2 Hull City 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Luton Town 1 Southampton 2
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Notts County 2 Crystal Palace 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Oldham Athletic 1 Brighton and Hove Albion 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2 Sunderland 3
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Bury 1 Plymouth Argyle 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Chesterfield 1 Chester City 2
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Exeter City 0 Colchester United 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Lincoln City 3 Bradford City 2
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Peterborough United 1 Tranmere Rovers 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Port Vale 0 Carlisle United 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Portsmouth 0 Preston North End 2
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Sheffield Wednesday 0 Cambridge United 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Shrewsbury Town 1 Oxford United 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Swindon Town 1 Hereford United 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Walsall 2 Gillingham 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div 3 Wrexham 7 Rotherham United 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Bournemouth 1 Grimsby Town 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Brentford 2 Darlington 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Crewe Alexandra 2 Doncaster Rovers 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Halifax Town 1 Watford 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Hartlepool United 1 Newport County 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Northampton Town 3 Swansea City 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Reading 0 Barnsley 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Scunthorpe United 1 Aldershot 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Southport 1 Huddersfield Town 1
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Torquay United 3 York City 0
19780422 Sat 22 Apr 1978 E Div4 Wimbledon 2 Stockport County 0

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