John Hislop

John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

By John Hislop On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Witness appeal following Port Seton break-in

Police  are appealing for witnesses following a high-value housebreaking in Port Seton which happened sometime between 12 p.m. and 8.15 p.m. on Tuesday 17th January at an address in Poplar Park. The homeowner More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Hat-trick for teenage striker Jamie Gullan as Hibs XI beat Gala Fairydean Rovers

A  hat-trick from 17-year-old Jamie Gullan helped a young Hibernian XI side beat Lowland League Gala Fairydean 5-0 at Netherdale last night. Hibs dominated the game and struck the woodwork on several occasions. Striker More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Kane O’Connor signs full-time contract with the Hibernian Academy

Development Squad defender Kane O’Connor, has signed a full-time contract with the Hibernian Academy. The teenager has been involved with the Development Squad in their league and cup campaign this season as More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Hamsters abandoned in Almond Park area of Livingston

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after two hamsters were abandoned in West Lothian. Scotland’s animal welfare charity was alerted on 15 January (Sunday) after a member of the public spotted a man More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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One hundred jackets stolen during break in at retail premises in Leith

Police are appealing for witnesses following a break-in which took place around 1am on Thursday 12 January at the Tiso Edinburgh Outdoor Experience on Commercial Street. Around 100 jackets and fleeces including More...

By John Hislop On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Hibs to face Gala Fairydean Rovers at the 3G Arena, Netherdale tomorrow

Hibs are sending a strong development team to play Lowland League side Gala Fairydean Rovers in a friendly at the 3G Arena, Netherdale tomorrow evening. The game is set to kick off at 7.30pm with reduced prices More...

By John Hislop On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Otso Virtanen joins Finnish side KuPS Kuopio FC

Otso Virtanen has left Hibs to join Finnish side KuPS Kuopio Football Club. Alan Stubbs signed the 22 year old last season. He made his debut as a substitute in the Club’s William Hill Scottish Cup Quarter More...

By John Hislop On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Neil Lennon looks back on ‘good day’ for Hibs

Hibs’ Head Coach Neil Lennon was delighted to overcome the challenge of on-form Dumbarton at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium on Saturday. Hibs had to withstand a period of pressure after Kris Commons More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Ross Laidlaw says Dumbarton victory was ‘massive’ for Hibs

Hibs keeper Ross Laidlaw was happy with his own performance in yesterday’s 1-0 win over Dumbarton but he insisted that taking the 3 points was more important than personal glory. The former Raith Rovers goalkeeper More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Persevered Tour reaches final stages at Hibs’ Supporters Club this afternoon

The Persevered Tour reaches it’s final stages this afternoon at the Hibs’ Supporters Club in Sunnyside Place. Sponsored by the Hibernian Supporters Association, the Persevered Tour has reached over More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Hibs move six points clear at top of Championship following victory over Dumbarton

Hibs hopes of automatic promotion were given a huge boost this afternoon following a hard fought 1-0 win over Dumbarton at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. With Dundee United drawing 3-3 with Queen of More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Dylan McGeough looking for a positive result at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium

Hibs’ midfielder Dylan McGeouch has his sights firmly set on today’s  game Dumbarton and getting a positive result at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium. The Easter Road side are currently four More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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CCTV images released following assault at Shanghai Nightclub

Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace in connection with an assault on a 25-year-old woman that occurred in a city centre nightclub. The incident took place around 2.40am on Sunday 26th More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Police release CCTV images following public indecency offence in Broomhall Avenue

Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace in connection with a public indecency offence in Broomhall Avenue. The incident took place around 2.30am on Sunday 12th June. Detectives believe the More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Garry Parker expects tough game against Dumbarton

Neil Lennon’s assistant Garry Parker is expecting a tough game against Dumbarton at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium tomorrow but he is determined to keep the fans happy with a victory. Hibs have sold More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Missing man Tony Russell found safe and well

Police have confirmed that Anthony Russell has been traced safe and well. The 26-year-old was found within the Sighthill area of the city at around 10.15 a.m this morning. Police have thanked the public for More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Scottish SPCA seeks new home for Staffordshire Bull Terrier ‘Buster’

The Scottish SPCA is seeking a new home for Buster the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, who has been at the Edinburgh Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre for over a year and 10 months. Scotland’s animal welfare More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Stubbs and Doolan back for Bonnyrigg Rose cup tie

Scottish cup winning coaches Alan Stubbs and John Doolan will be in the Hibernian Hospitality ahead of the William Hill Scottish Cup clash with Bonnyrigg Rose next Saturday. The pair were in charge when Hibs beat More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Increased concern for missing Edinburgh man Tony Russell

Police are appealing for information to help trace Anthony Russell, who is known as Tony, who was last seen around 10.30 am on Thursday 12th January, leaving his home address in Calder Place. Since then, the 26-year-old More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Five Hibs’ players in Scotland Women’s Under-19s training squad

Scotland Women’s Under-19s training squad for their first camp in 2017 has been announced. Led by head coach Gareth Evans the training camp will start on Friday 20th January at Oriam Performance Centre in Edinburgh, More...