Mike Smith

Author of Hearts Greatest Games, Hearts - The Diary of an Incredible Season and Follow the Hearts. Hypnotherapist designate. Football reporter for The Edinburgh Reporter. Twitter @Mike1874

By Mike Smith On Monday, February 20th, 2017
0 Comments

Hearts in Confident Mood Ahead of Cup Showdown

Hearts Head Coach Ian Cathro says his players are in confident mood ahead of their William Hill Scottish Cup 5th Round replay against Hibernian at Easter Road this Wednesday. He told the official Hearts website: “There’s More...

By Mike Smith On Monday, February 20th, 2017
0 Comments

Hearts To Replace Tynecastle Turf This Week

Hearts have announced that the Tynecastle pitch, which has deteriorated badly in recent weeks, is to be re-laid with immediate effect. The Gorgie club had intended relaying the turf at the end of the current season More...

By Mike Smith On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
0 Comments

Life Changing Benefits of Hypnotherapy

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Mike Smith is a qualified hypnotherapist. In the latest in a series of articles, Mike looks at some of the life-changing benefits of hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy is one of the most More...

By Mike Smith On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
2 Comments

Lacklustre Hearts Pay the Penalty Once More

Heart of Midlothian 1 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1 Ladbrokes Premiership, Saturday 18th February 2017 – Tynecastle Hearts produced another disappointing performance as they threw away two points against Inverness More...

By Mike Smith On Friday, February 17th, 2017
0 Comments

Big Hearts Celebrates First Birthday

Photo: Big Hearts Big Hearts Community Trust, the official charity of Heart of Midlothian, is proud to reveal that over 1,250 Hearts fans are now Big Hearts Supporters, one year after the launch of this unique supporter More...

By Mike Smith On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
2 Comments

Genesis 50th Anniversary; The Musical Box Comes to Edinburgh in October to Perform The Black Show

1967 is a year synonymous with flower power, love, freedom and several other things which weren’t strictly legal but reflected the time of liberation and permissive society as Britain recovered from the austerity More...

By Mike Smith On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
0 Comments

Review: Browns Brasserie & Bar

Photo: Zomato With Valentine’s Day on Tuesday – and the 14th February also being the occasion of our second wedding anniversary – I took the delightful Mrs Smith out for a meal on Friday evening. True, this More...

By Mike Smith On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
1 Comment

Style and Substance is Hearts Long-Term Aim

Less than two years ago, Hearts demolished Cowdenbeath 10-0 at Tynecastle in the Ladbrokes Championship. Even allowing for the pitiful opposition – two years on the decline of the Blue Brazil has been so rapid More...

By Mike Smith On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
0 Comments

From the Chair of the Hypnotherapist – Are You Stuck in a Rut?

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Mike Smith is a qualified hypnotherapist. In the latest of a series of articles, Mike looks at how hypnotherapy can help you improve your life. Do you feel your life has got stuck More...

By Mike Smith On Monday, February 6th, 2017
0 Comments

Hearts Seek Rule Change After Yellow Card Calamity

Hearts have decided not to appeal against the incorrect booking of midfielder Malaury Martin during Saturday’s 3-0 Ladbrokes Premiership win at Motherwell. Martin was booked for what referee Andrew Dallas believed More...