Twelve months from now, Hearts could be in a very optimistic place, potently rebuilding in the SPFL Championship, with a fine crop of young players.
Hearts assistant manager Billy Brown has called for the club's transfer embargo to be lifted to prevent Scottish football's credibility being damaged.
Good on you, Jim Duffy.
Good on you, Jim Duffy. At 54 years of age - hardly old - this baldy stalwart of Scottish football is still going strong, his Clyde team currently sitting top of League 2.
The administrator running Hearts has revealed the club could soon start the process of exiting administration after he was given the go-ahead by one of their major Lithuanian shareholders.