NOT the least of Alex Salmond's talents is his geekish ability to name entire Heart of Midlothian teams, including substitutes.
It has often seemed as though the only people who should be given to sifting through the mess at Hearts have either developed a strong affinity for the Edinburgh club or are wearing gloves.
It has been eight years since Vladimir Romanov first entered the portals of Tynecastle. Here are the key dates:
IN a way I am sad to see Kenny Shiels go.
Michael Stewart has not been surprised by the financial turmoil assailing Hearts at the moment and believes that his former club are paying for the lucrative contracts they once gave to the likes of Edgaras Jankauskas, Takis Fyssas and Roman Bednar.