"Profile of a Southern Hibby"

Andrew Bell



Name Andrew Bell
Birthplace/Date Glasgow, 1967 (aka "Baxter on the Ba" Year)
Primary School Pathead Primary / St Mary's R.C. Haddington
Secondary School Knox Academy, Haddington
First Hibs match Hibs 2 St Mirren 0 Approx 1977, Bobby Clark in goal for the Buddies, McNamara scored for Hibs)
How long a member of London Hibs SEVEN Years
How did you find out about London Hibs Met London Hibs Secretary Tony Connor and family on terraces of Scotland v CIS, Norrkoping - Euro 92, Sweden
Favourite all time Hibs Player Gordon Durie (I know he's a blue nose but he'd still get a game for HIbs ahead of our current strikers - injured or otherwise)
Most memorable Game Rangers 0 Hibernian 1 (1991 League Cup Semi Final, Hampden)
How often do you get to games Twice a Year on average, plus 1 or 2 Scotland matches
When did you leave Scotland? (If applicable) January 1992
Why do you live in the South? Initially the lure of filthy lucre; now I have a family here.
Favourite English team Charlton Athletic (Up the Addicks!) (My Mother was brought up in S.E. London in their 1940s heyday)
Lowest moment following Hibs? Seeing a fellow Anglo-Hibby attacked by a machete-wielding Arab gang in Brussels just before the Anderlecht game
Best Hibs goal? Gordon Durie edge of the box effort in a 6-1 thrashing at Motherwell in our 1986 League Cup run to the Final (lost 3-0 to Aberdeen)
What is the best thing about being a Hibby? 100% pride in Hibs History and all the club stands for.
Proudest moment following Hibs? Parading League Cup at Easter Road in October 1991
How did you become a Hibby? As Dad was a Third Lanark fan, I had freedom of choice to pick the nearest geographical team to where we lived - conveniently forgetting Meadowbank Thistle who were half a mile closer to Haddington


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