Given that he goes by the nickname of "Nutsy", it was perhaps appropriate that in the build-up to the trip to Ayrshire, Pat Fenlon had urged his beleaguered Hibernian side to "show some balls" in the heat of the relegation dogfight they are currently embroiled in.
Given that he goes by the nickname of \"Nutsy\", it was perhaps appropriate that in the build-up to the trip to Ayrshire, Pat Fenlon had urged his beleaguered Hibernian side to \"show some balls\" in the heat of the relegation dogfight they are currently embroiled in.
The Hibernian players mob Tom Soares after his second goal of the day gives them a 3-0 lead Photograph: Bill Murray/SNS
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Admittedly, it conjures up some fairly appalling imagery but then the Edinburgh side's defensive performances of late have made for gruesome viewing. With their team having shipped nine goals in their previous two league outings and conceded more on the road – 28 prior to kick-off – than any other SPL side, the travelling fans have been getting used to hands-over-the-eyes stuff at the back.
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