Heart of Midlothian F.C.

Heart of Midlothian F.C.
File:Tynecastle Stadium.jpg
Full nameHeart of Midlothian Football Club
GroundTynecastle Stadium,
Edinburgh, Scotland
Ground Capacity17,420
ChairmanRoman Romanov
ManagerPaulo Sérgio
LeagueScottish Premier League
2008/09Scottish Premier League, 3rd

Heart of Midlothian Football Club (commonly known as Hearts) is a professional football club based at Tynecastle Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. They play in the Scottish Premier League along with their city rivals Hibernian. Hearts were one of the teams invited to join the Scottish Football League when it first started in 1890. Hearts have won the Scottish Cup on 8 occasions, the League title 4 times and the League Cup 4 times.

The current owner of Hearts is the Russian-Lithuanian businessman and banker Vladimir Romanov. He became the major shareholder of Hearts in 2004.


Current squad

As of 7 December[1][2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO DF Jamie Hamill
3 ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG DF Danny Grainger
5 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO DF Darren Barr
6 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO DF Andy Webster
7 ESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP MF Suso Santana
8 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO MF Ian Black
9 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO FW Kevin Kyle
10 IRLborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge IRL FW Stephen Elliott
11 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO MF Andrew Driver
12 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO MF David Templeton
13 UGAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge UGA MF David Obua
15 ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG FW John Sutton
No. Position Player
16 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO MF Ryan Stevenson
17 AUSborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge AUS DF Ryan McGowan
18 LTUborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge LTU MF Arvydas Novikovas
19 CZEborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge CZE MF Rudi Skácel
21 MARborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge MAR MF Mehdi Taouil
23 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO FW Gary Glen
25 SVKborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SVK GK Marián Kello
26 LTUborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge LTU DF Marius Žaliūkas (captain)
27 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO MF Scott Robinson
30 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO GK Jamie MacDonald
31 POLborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge POL MF Adrian Mrowiec
34 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO MF Johnny Stewart

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
AUSborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge AUS DF Dylan McGowan (on loan to Gold Coast United until March 2012)[3]
SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO DF Jason Thomson (on loan to Dunfermline until January 2012)[4]
ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG DF Conrad Balatoni (on loan to Partick Thistle until January 2012)[5]
WALborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge WAL FW Robert Ogleby (on loan to East Fife until January 2012)[6]
AUSborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge AUS DF Matthew Park (on loan to East Fife until January 2012)[6]
SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO GK Mark Ridgers (on loan to East Fife until January 2012)[6]
LTUborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge LTU FW Evaldas Razulis (on loan to Kaunas)[6]
No. Position Player
SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO DF Craig Thomson (on loan to Kaunas)[7]
UKRborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge UKR MF Denis Prychynenko (on loan to Raith Rovers until January 2012)[8]
51 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO MF Jason Holt (on loan to Raith Rovers until January 2012)[9]
52 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO FW David Smith (on loan to Raith Rovers until January 2012)[9]
22 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO FW Gordon Smith (on loan to Hamilton Academical until January 2012)[10]
49 SCOborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SCO DF Kevin McHattie (on loan to Alloa Athletic until January 2012)[11]


  1. "Meet the Squad". Heart of Midlothian F.C. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  2. "Hearts FC Squad". Soccerbase. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  3. "Weakened Gold Coast picks up McGowan". SBS The World Game. 8 June 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  4. "Par-fect move for Jason". Hearts News. Hearts fc. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2011.
  5. "Balatoni Loan Completed". Partick Thistle Fc. July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Youngsters go on loan". Hearts News. Hearts FC. July 22, 2011. Retrieved July 22, 2011.
  7. "Pirmą kartą Lietuvoje rungtyniaus škotas". FBK Kaunas. 31 July 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2011.(Lithuanian)
  8. "Midfielder Signs". Raith Rovers FC. Raith Rovers FC. 3 November 2011.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Trio off on loan". Heart of Midlothian FC. Heart of Midlothian FC. 21 November 2011.
  10. "Gordon joins Accies". Heart of Midlothian F.C. 7 December 2011. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  11. "Manager adds to squad". Alloa Athletic F.C. 7 December 2011. Retrieved 7 December 2011.