Andy Webster gave Hearts the inaugural Festival Cup in a hard-fought game
against Edinburgh rivals Hibernian at Easter Road.
Andy Webster scores the winning goal at Easter Road
The Scotland international climbed high inside the six-yard box in the 17th
minute to head a Steven Boyack cross home after Hibs goalkeeper Morten Hyldgaard
had failed to clear a corner.
There had been little to choose between the two sides in the early stages.
the visitors were gifted their winner following sloppy play by the Hibs goalkeeper.
The Danish Under-21 international made a mess of clearing a Robert Sloan
corner from the right, completely missing the ball.
And, when Steven Boyack knocked the ball back into the box from the left,
Jambos' defender Webster rose unchallenged to head home.
The Easter Road men hit back and striker Stephen Dobbie brought out a good
save from Hearts goalkeeper Tepi Moilanen with a close-range header after good work
by Scott Brown on the right side of the box.
Hibs upped their work-rate in the second period and, in the 69th minute,
Hearts' substitute goalkeeper, Craig Gordon, who had replaced Moilanen at the
interval, did well to block a near post effort by Hibs' substitute striker, Derek
The Easter Road men continued to push for the equaliser and, eight minutes
from time, Ian Murray missed a great chance when he blasted past the post from