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U18s open league campaign in style

9th April 2021

Hearts U18s got their league campaign off to a flier with a comprehensive 4-1 win at Aberdeen.

The Wee Jambos took the lead at Cormack Park through Aaron Darge’s header, before regaining the lead to head into the break 2-1 up thanks to Aidan Denholm’s free kick.

John Rankin’s side extended their lead when Mackenzie Kirk rounded off a well-worked move and Ryan Schiavone put the icing on the cake when he chipped the ‘keeper to make it 4-1.

Next up for the young maroons is a home fixture against Hibs on Friday, April 16.

Lineup: McFarlane, Darge, Aitken, Denholm, Pollock, Schiavone, Hambrook, Docherty, Tait, Kirk, McGarry. Subs: Spratt, Simpson, Kemp, Begg, McLuckie.

Image courtesy of Stephen Dobson.