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02-12-2015, 09:19 AM
Season 1985-86

Easter Road was further redeveloped and the East terracing was covered and bench seating installed.

Brian Rice was transferred to Nottingham Forest. The fee was disputed and eventually resolved by a tribunal who valued Rice at £175,000.

27th October, in the Skol League Cup, Hibs put six past both Cowdenbeath and Motherwell (6-0 and 6-1) and then beat Celtic 4-3 on penalties after a 4-4 draw in the quarter-final, Hibs then beat Rangers in the two legged semi-final 2-1 on aggregate. They were however not good enough in the final and lost 3-0 to Alex Ferguson’s Aberdeen.

5th April, in the Scottish Cup, after beating Celtic 4-3 in the quarter-final, Hibs lost 3-0 to Aberdeen in the semi-final.

May, Gordon Durie was sold to Chelsea for £380,000, more than six times what Hibs had paid for him.

Season results –
Scottish Cup S/F
League Cup Final – Aberdeen 3-0
League SPD 8/10 Pld36 W10 D6 L19 F49 A63 Pts28

Mr White
02-12-2015, 10:31 AM
The seating wasn't installed in the covered east until season 94/95 Mo :aok:

02-12-2015, 01:13 PM
Typical Hibby, no mention of "them" winning the double that season:greengrin