Club News

New contracts for Robbie & Stevie

26th February 2016

Head coach and assistant head coach extend contracts to the end of season 2017/18.

The club is delighted to announce that Robbie Neilson and Stevie Crawford have extended their contracts to the end of season 2017/18.

The duo guided Hearts to the Championship title in record-breaking fashion last season, and have led the team to third place in the current Ladbrokes Premiership table.

Speaking to Hearts News, Chairwoman Ann Budge said: “I am very pleased to have secured Robbie and Stevie’s services for the next two seasons, as we continue to build for the future.

“This is a win-win for everyone…the club, the players and the supporters. By continuing to pull together, I am confident we will all achieve our goals.”

Director of Football Craig Levein said: “We came in with a long term plan, we’re ahead of schedule and very happy with the progress our coaching team has made.”

Robbie said: “Stevie and I are very happy to have extended our contracts. We are both young coaches with a lot to learn, and while we’ve enjoyed some real success, we want to deliver more for the supporters.”