were another 3 new members amongst the 19 who showed up for the March
gathering. In the absence of Brian
Rogan and Stuart Donald who were busy at the races, I chaired the meeting
and welcomed along John Henderson, Stuart Raiker and Raymond Holden to their first London Hibs gathering.
was another very upbeat meeting where we discussed, amongst other things,
the success of the Web Site, which now receives over 4,000 visits each
month from Hibs fans throughout the world.
As well as promoting our club to other Hibs Supporters, the site
has also proved a big success in our recruitment drive with 5 new members
having joined over the last 2 month who found out about our branch over
the Internet. Mike Inglis
does a fantastic job looking after the site but he is always looking for
new ideas to keep the site interesting so if you have any suggestions,
then please contact Mike
Smith was given the task of finding out the cost to have a new London Hibs
banner made, should we make it to the Scottish Cup Final and of course
Europe next season. John will
report back on this at the April gathering, but if you know of anyone who
could help us produce this banner, at a reasonable cost, then can you
please let me know.
are planning to be in Scotland for the game next Sunday and would like
some help obtaining a ticket, then please contact Tony Connor by Sunday
2nd April at the very latest. If
you don't have Tony's phone number email Mike.
Due to certain restrictions being laid down by the SFA to order
these by Credit Card, our club initially had a few problems getting hold
of tickets, but thanks to Tony Connor, we seem to have sorted things out.
have a spare seat in your car or if you are looking for a lift next
weekend then please contact the clubs travel co-ordinator,
sure most of you will have made arrangements already to get to Glasgow
from Edinburgh, but here is some information regarding transport to/from
Glasgow next Sunday in case you need it:
Save Fare from Edinburgh to Glasgow is £14 for four people.
Family Fun day Sunday adults travel at half-price and children go for £2.00.
Cheap Day Return fare is £7.00.
From Glasgow, after the game, services run at 21.00, 21.30, 22.00 and
For fares and timetable information, supporters should call 08457 484950
Buses are operating buses and coaches to the semi-final, leaving from
Waterloo Place at 3.00pm on Sunday 9th April. Prices as follows:
Adult £7 Child £4
Hibs Season Ticket Holder* £6
Hibs Kids* £3
* Tickets can be purchased at a discount on production of your Season
Ticket Book or Hibs Kids Membership Card.
Tickets can be booked either by phone on 08000 272324 or in person at the
Lothian Buses Travel shops. These are open as follows:
Bridge Office Open Tuesday to Saturday, 09.00 to 16.30
Hanover Street Office Open Monday to Saturday, 08.30 to 18.00
those members who are unable to be at the game then you are reminded that
we have an increasing number of venues where you can watch it from in good
Hibby company. They are:
Wallace in Blandford Street
Bridge Pub in Bracknell Map
Maypole (Near the Park Street car park)
One Bell Pub in Watford High Street
Way House in Walton upon Thames
their success over Doncaster in the semi finals (2-0 to the Hibees), report
London Hibs team will now play Rangers in the final of the APFSCIL Cup on
Sunday 16 April 2000 at Hayes FC, 3pm kickoff. Map
We would like to make this another family day
out and will encourage as many of you as possible to go along and watch.
team continues to do well in the league having won 2 and drawn 1 since our
last newsletter. With only 2
or 3 games left to play, it will be necessary for us to win all our
remaining games and for Rangers to draw at least one, for us to win the
Score Prediction Competition
Here for an update to the predictions competition which includes
results up to and including the Kilmarnock game on Saturday 25 March.
overall winner for the 3rd quarter with 31 points was Ian Tully
followed very closely in 2nd place by Pat McKinney on 26.
Although Pat and Ian McKenzie picked up the same number of pints in
this quarter, Pat will receive the Keyring and lapel badge as he has the
highest aggregate score in the competition.
It was a very high scoring quarter with Ian Tully, Pat McKinney,
Ian McKenzie, Dominic Crolla, Gerry Docherty, Craig Bennison, Les Rennie
and Gavin Watson all picking up 10 points in one game after predicting the
correct winning score against Hearts – which you may remember was 3 –
meeting will take place in the William Wallace on Tuesday 11 April
starting at 8pm