In the week that Vladimir Romanov delivered another "media monkeys" jibe at the press, Hearts came very close to the mother of all slip-ups on a banana skin from the junior ranks.
In the week that Vladimir Romanov delivered another \"media monkeys\" jibe at the press, Hearts came very close to the mother of all slip-ups on a banana skin from the junior ranks.
Gordon Smith breaks the hearts of Auchinleck, whose players Andrew Leishman and Bryan Slavin collided before the goal Photograph: SNS
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The financial crisis engulfing the Tynecastle club has been the darkest period of a proud history, but they flirted with new, desperate depths last night as Auchinleck Talbot threatened to hold on for what would have been a jaw-dropping draw and a replay in Ayrshire.
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