HIBERNIAN

 

("Hibs", "Hibees")

Year formed1875
Previous names

None

Present ground

Easter Road, 12 Albion Place, Edinburgh EH7 5QG

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 74 yards (102 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity20,451
Record attendance65,860 v Heart of Midlothian, Scottish Division One, 2 January 1950
League career

Scottish Division Two: 1893 - 1895

Scottish Division One: 1895 - 1931

Scottish Division 'B': 1931 - 1933

Scottish Division 'A'/ One: 1933 - 1975

Scottish Premier Division: 1975 - 1980

Scottish Division One: 1980 - 1981

Scottish Premier Division: 1981 - 1998

Scottish Division One: 1998 - 1999

Scottish Premier League / Premiership: 1999 - 2014

Scottish Championship: 2014 - .

First Scottish League game19 August 1893 v Thistle, Scottish Division Two (won 2-1)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division One champions: 1902-03, 1947-48, 1950-51, 1951-52

Scottish Division One runners-up: 1946-47, 1949-50, 1952-53, 1973-74, 1974-75

Scottish Division One runners-up: 1896-97

Scottish Division Two / One / Championship champions: 1893-94, 1894-95, 1932-33, 1980-81, 1998-99, 2016-17

Scottish Championship runners-up: 2014-15

Scottish Second World War Southern Football League runners-up: 1941-42

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup winners: 1886-87, 1901-02, 2015-16

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1895-96, 1913-14, 1922-23, 1923-24, 1946-47, 1957-58, 1971-72, 1978-79, 2000-01, 2011-12, 2012-13

Scottish League Cup winners: 1972-73, 1991-92, 2006-07

Scottish League Cup runners-up: 1950-51, 1968-69, 1974-75, 1985-86, 1993-94, 2003-04, 2015-16

Scottish Victory Cup runners-up: 1945-46

Scottish Second World War Southern Football League Cup winners: 1943-44

Scottish Second World War Summer Cup runners-up: 1944-45

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position1st, Scottish Division One, 1932-33
Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win57, Scottish Division One, 1980-81
3 for a win

89, Scottish Division One, 1998-99

Fewest League points
2 for a win13, Scottish Division One, 1918-19
3 for a win30, Scottish Premier Division, 1997-98
Most League goals scored

106, Scottish Division One, 1959-60

Most League goals conceded91, Scottish Division One, 1918-19
Fewest League goals scored24, Scottish Premier Division, 1990-91
Fewest League goals conceded18, Scottish Division One, 1902-03
Most wins in a League season

28, Scottish Division One, 1998-99

Fewest wins in a League season5, Scottish Division One, 1918-19
Most draws in a League season19, Scottish Premier Division, 1987-88
Fewest draws in a League season

2, Scottish Division One, 1895-96, 1896-97, 1897-98

2, Scottish Division Two, 1894-95

Most losses in a League season26, Scottish Division One, 1918-19
Fewest losses in a League season1, Scottish Division One, 1902-03
Record win15-1 v Pebbles Rovers, Scottish Cup 2nd round, 11 February 1961
Record defeat

0-10 v Rangers, Scottish Division One, 24 December 1898

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season42, Joe Baker, 1959-60
in total233, Lawrie Reilly, 1945-58
Most League appearances446, Arthur Duncan

Most capped player

38, Lawrie Reilly for Scotland
Highest transfer fee received£4,400,000 for Scott Brown to Celtic, 2007
Highest transfer fee paid£700,000 for Ulises de la Cruz to LDU Quito, 2001