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Hearts Players A Selective Classification


By Name
By Classification

Selected Pre War Player details are incomplete

Pre
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Player Position First Last Apps Goals Legends Heroes Other Notes
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Willie Hamilton Inside Forward 1962-09-01 Sat 1969-02-22 Sat 70 22 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Other Reckoned by many who saw him to be the most "gifted" player to play for either Hearts or Hibs.
* Jack Harkness Goalkeeper 1928-05-05 Sat 1936-08-26 Wed 324 0 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Other An "immortal" as part of the "Wembley Wizards". Much loved writer on the "Sunday Post"
Dave Mackay Half Back 1953-11-07 Sat 1959-03-07 Sat 179 29 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Other The "greatest" post war player to play for Hearts. Bill Nicholson regarded him as "key piece" in the Spurs Double winning side. Achieved further success under Brian Clough at Derby.
* Alex Massie Right Half 1930-10-11 Sat 1941-05-17 Sat 206 26 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Other Regarded as the best "wing half" of his day. On transfer to Villa he was known as "The Ace of Hearts".
* Charlie Thomson Defender 1898-04-16 Sat 1908-04-18 Sat 219 48 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Other Hearts most versatile player. Played every position except goalkeeper. One of the best Hearts and Scotland Captains.
Alex Young Forward 1955-08-27 Sat 1960-11-12 Sat 197 101 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Other A free scoring forward. The "Golden Vision" went onto be a similarly loved player with Everton. The only Hearts player to ever have a TV play named after him. "the Golden Vision".
* Andy Anderson Right Back 1930-01-18 Sat 1941-01-25 Sat 396 5 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero "Tiger" Anderson was a skilful and much loved Hearts and Scotland full back. The 3rd most capped Hearts Scottish player.
Craig Gordon Goalkeeper 2001-03-03 Sat 2007-07-28 Sat 175 0 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero A Hearts fan who became Hearts most capped Scottish goalkeeper with 23 Caps. 3rd most capped Scottish Hearts player of all time along with Andy Anderson. Became Britain's most expensive goalkeeper and Sunderland's record transfer fee. The fourth most expensive goalkeeper in World football.
* Davie Russell Forward 1890-10-04 Sat 1896-05-06 Wed 98 44 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Won the league and Cup with both Hearts and Celtic.
* Bobby Walker Forward 1896-04-18 Sat 1914-04-27 Mon 390 145 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Along with Tommy Walker "the greatest" player to play for Hearts. Scotland record Cap Holder for 25 years.
* Tommy Walker Inside Forward 1932-08-31 Wed 1949-05-02 Mon 371 226 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Along with Bobby Walker "the greatest" player to play for Hearts. Would have broken Scotland Cap record but for WWII. Hearts most successful manager.
* Andy Wilson Forward 1918-01-12 Sat 1919-05-17 Sat 33 40 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Prolific goal scorer for Hearts, Dunfermline Athletic and Middlesbrough. Would have won more than 12 caps if career hadn't started during WWI. 3rd most prolific scorer for Scotland in terms of goals per game for players with 10 or more caps. 13 goals in 12 games. Scored the only goal in Scotland's first victory in England for 19 years in 1922.
* Harry Rennie Goalkeeper 1898-08-15 Mon 1900-05-12 Sat 43 0 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hearts Legend The 'father' of modern goalkeeping. Achieved most success with Edinburgh rivals Hibernian.
Sandy Jardine Sweeper 1982-07-27 Tue 1988-04-24 Sun 235 3 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hero Other A Rangers great. Sandy formed a Scotland full back partnership with Danny McGrain. Won Scottish player of the year with Hearts in 1986 when he played a far more organising role in the centre of defence.
Eddie Thomson Half Back 1967-03-22 Wed 1973-03-12 Mon 211 6 Football Legend Scottish Legend Hero Other Hearts fans shocked when he was transferred to Aberdeen. Achieved great success in Australia.
Joe Jordan Manager 1991-05-13 Mon 1991-05-13 Mon 0 0 Football Legend Scottish Legend Other An "Old Fashioned" centre forward much loved by Man Utd, Leeds and Scotland fans. Scotland's top scorer at World Cup Finals. First British player to score in 3 separate World Cup Finals.
Gordon Smith Winger 1959-08-22 Sat 1961-04-08 Sat 60 15 Football Legend Scottish Legend Other Arguably the best player ever to play for Hibs. Scored hat-trick on debut vs. Hearts when a teenager. The only player to win the Scottish League with 3 different Clubs, Hibs , Hearts and Dundee.
* Nick Ross Full Back / Centre Forward 1881-10-01 Sat 1884-04-19 Sat 3 1 Football Legend Hearts Legend Hero Other A giant of the early game. Ross was one of the first players who could 'read' the game. His Scientific methods helps lay the foundations of the 'Invincibles'. Sadly he died of consumption aged 31,
Roald Jensen Winger 1965-01-02 Sat 1976-05-19 Wed 102 25 Football Legend Hero Other A Legend in Norwegian football. Norwegian player of the Year 4 times. Twice before joining Hearts and twice after.
Antti Niemi Goalkeeper 1999-12-19 Sun 2002-08-18 Sun 106 0 Football Legend Hero Other The most capped player to win a cap whilst playing for Hearts.
Takis Fyssas Full Back 2005-08-14 Sun 2007-05-12 Sat 62 1 Football Legend Euro 2004 winner with Greece.
Edgaras Jankauskas Forward 2005-07-20 Wed 2007-03-17 Sat 47 13 Football Legend European Cup winner with Porto.
* Barney Battles Snr Right Left Half Back 1894-08-29 Wed 1895-05-29 Wed 21 0 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Other Won championships with Hearts and Celtic. Father of Barney junior, tragically died before his son was born.
Willie Bauld Centre Forward 1948-05-01 Sat 1962-03-03 Sat 413 277 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero The King. Hearts record competitive goalscorer. Part of the Terrible Trio. id not attend Tynecastyle for 13 years after being charged for match ball used in his testimonial. Died at early age in 1977. Fans remember him with annual dinner.
* Andy Black Centre Forward 1935-04-05 Fri 1946-05-04 Sat 169 139 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Prolific goal scorer North and South of the border.
* Alfie Conn Snr Inside Right 1944-10-14 Sat 1960-10-31 Mon 334 166 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Part of the "Terrible Trio".
Jim Cruickshank Goalkeeper 1960-10-15 Sat 1977-04-23 Sat 529 0 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Much loved 1960's goalkeeper.
John Cumming Defender 1950-12-30 Sat 1967-05-09 Tue 503 44 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Hearts most honoured player with 2 League Titles, 1 Scottish Cup and 4 League Cups.
* Bob Mercer Centre Half 1909-08-16 Mon 1921-04-25 Mon 256 24 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Gassed during WWI discharged invalid. Died whilst playing in a Friendly at Selkirk.
John Robertson Forward 1982-02-17 Wed 1998-05-16 Sat 632 271 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Hearts record league goalscorer. Record Competitive goalscorer versus Hibs.
* Johnny Walker Forward 1893-02-18 Sat 1898-04-02 Sat 97 38 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero
Jimmy Wardhaugh Inside Forward 1946-08-21 Wed 1960-10-31 Mon 418 271 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero Part of the "Terrible Trio". Was Heart record league goal scorer until record broken by John Robertson.
* Jock White Forward 1922-08-15 Tue 1934-04-24 Tue 312 181 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend Hero The only British forward to score 4 goals in 3 successive games.
Davie Holt Full Back 1960-09-24 Sat 1969-04-14 Mon 301 0 Scottish Legend Hearts Legend
Eamonn Bannon Midfield 1976-10-09 Sat 1994-12-14 Wed 242 38 Scottish Legend Hero Other His transfer to Chelsea saved Hearts from bankruptcy in the 1970s.
Willie Wallace Forward 1961-04-29 Sat 1966-12-03 Sat 239 131 Scottish Legend Other European Cup Winner with Celtic.
Willie Johnston Winger 1982-09-22 Wed 1985-02-20 Wed 80 11 Scottish Legend Other Winner of European Cup Winners Cup with Rangers. Notorious for being sent home during 1978 World Cup.
* John MacPherson Centre Half 1888-08-18 Sat 1892-09-19 Mon 30 11 Scottish Legend
Jimmy Murray Centre Forward 1951-03-31 Sat 1961-04-20 Thu 143 81 Scottish Legend Scorer of Scotland's first World Cup goal.
Drew Busby Forward / Midfield 1973-08-04 Sat 1979-04-25 Wed 256 85 Hearts Legend Hero Cult Other A cult hero of the 1970s. Scorer of the last goal for Third Lanark.
Rudi Skacel Midfield 2005-07-20 Wed 2012-05-19 Sat 109 48 Hearts Legend Hero Cult
* Mark Bell Outside Right / Outside Left 1900-11-03 Sat 1904-05-03 Tue 47 13 Hearts Legend Hero One Off
* Bobby Baxter Centre Half 1939-10-07 Sat 1947-03-29 Sat 84 9 Hearts Legend Hero Other
Colin Cameron Forward 1996-04-10 Wed 2001-08-18 Sat 189 59 Hearts Legend Hero Other
* Percy Dawson Centre Forward 1911-01-14 Sat 1914-02-21 Sat 92 70 Hearts Legend Hero Other
Willie Duff Goalkeeper 1953-05-09 Sat 1956-11-12 Mon 85 0 Hearts Legend Hero Other
Alex MacDonald Midfield 1980-08-09 Sat 1988-04-24 Sun 155 18 Hearts Legend Hero Other
Stephane Adam Forward 1997-07-16 Wed 2002-05-12 Sun 130 33 Hearts Legend Hero The scorer of the goal that won Hearts first trophy in 46 years.
* Davie Baird Outside Left 1888-11-10 Sat 1903-04-25 Sat 194 77 Hearts Legend Hero Only Hearts player to win 3 Scottish Cups.
* Barney Battles Jnr Centre Forward 1928-08-11 Sat 1936-04-30 Thu 162 153 Hearts Legend Hero Prolific goalscorer. Hearts record goalscorer in a single season 44. Scored 11 goals versus Hibs in the space of a month in 3 local Cup Finals. Son of Barney Battles Senior who died before his son was born. Also capped for USA.
* Isaac Begbie Right Half 1888-08-25 Sat 1900-03-17 Sat 191 4 Hearts Legend Hero
* Tom Brackenridge Winger/Inside forward 1886-02-05 Fri 1888-09-15 Sat 11 6 Hearts Legend Hero
* Albert Buick Outside Right 1896-08-17 Mon 1903-05-16 Sat 100 7 Hearts Legend Hero
John Colquhoun Forward 1985-07-25 Thu 1997-10-12 Sun 424 82 Hearts Legend Hero Much loved 1980's winger and goalscorer.
* Paddy Crossan Right Back 1912-01-02 Tue 1925-02-07 Sat 308 14 Hearts Legend Hero Pte. Patrick James 'Paddy' Crossan. Twice wounded and gassed at least once. a Robust and popular player who returned to play for several seasons. Earned two testimonials. Later opened a pub in Rose Street Edinburgh. Died suddenly in 1933 in his fortieth year.
* Jock Fairbairn Goalkeeper 1890-02-01 Sat 1898-05-21 Sat 146 0 Hearts Legend Hero
Donald Ford Forward 1964-09-26 Sat 1976-02-21 Sat 369 143 Hearts Legend Hero Much loved 1960's and 1970's forward. Very good cricketer who played for Scotland.
Freddie Glidden Centre Half 1949-04-18 Mon 1958-11-29 Sat 229 3 Hearts Legend Hero
* Tom Gracie Forward 1914-06-07 Sun 1915-05-01 Sat 37 29 Hearts Legend Hero
* Tommy Jenkinson Outside Right 1884-11-29 Sat 1890-11-01 Sat 22 10 Hearts Legend Hero
Craig Levein Centre Half 1983-12-03 Sat 1997-10-12 Sun 401 17 Hearts Legend Hero Cultured defender who would have surely won more Scottish caps but for injuries. Became manager at a difficult period guided Hearts to European qualification for the first time in 2 consecutive seasons since the 1960s.
Gary Mackay Midfield 1980-08-20 Wed 1997-10-12 Sun 640 64 Hearts Legend Hero Hearts record appearance holder.
* Tom Mackenzie Full Back 1942-04-25 Sat 1958-10-30 Thu 357 5 Hearts Legend Hero
Arthur Mann Left Back 1967-10-23 Mon 1968-11-16 Sat 45 0 Hearts Legend Hero Arthur was originally with Hearts and played in the 1968 Scottish Cup final defeat against Dunfermline. In November of that year, he moved to Manchester City, and won a League Cup Final medal, following victory over West Bromwich Albion in 1970.
Gordon Marshall Goalkeeper 1956-09-19 Wed 1963-05-11 Sat 267 0 Hearts Legend Hero
George Miller Half Back 1965-11-20 Sat 1968-11-16 Sat 102 8 Hearts Legend Hero
Bobby Parker Full Back 1947-08-16 Sat 1957-11-23 Sat 329 28 Hearts Legend Hero
Steven Pressley Defender 1998-07-12 Sun 2006-11-25 Sat 332 24 Hearts Legend Hero Hearts record Scottish cap holder.
* Tom Purdie Full Back 1875-08-28 Sat 1881-02-12 Sat 10 0 Hearts Legend Hero
Henry Smith Goalkeeper 1981-07-25 Sat 1996-01-31 Wed 598 0 Hearts Legend Hero Hearts record appearance holder by a goalkeeper.
Paul Hartley Midfield 2003-07-16 Wed 2007-01-20 Sat 149 38 Hearts Legend
* Johnny Hill Left Half 1888-04-14 Sat 1892-11-05 Sat 58 5 Hearts Legend
* George Hogg Left Half 1892-08-13 Sat 1904-04-25 Mon 231 10 Hearts Legend
* Jake Reid Goalkeeper 1875-08-28 Sat 1887-10-29 Sat 15 0 Hearts Legend
Walter Kidd Right Back 1977-08-03 Wed 1994-11-26 Sat 462 9 Hero Cult
Frank Liddell Centre Half 1978-05-07 Sun 1981-08-29 Sat 114 4 Hero Cult
Gary Locke Midfield 1993-05-08 Sat 2001-01-02 Tue 189 6 Hero Cult
Bobby Prentice Outside Left 1973-08-04 Sat 1979-04-28 Sat 210 20 Hero Cult
Gary Naysmith Defender 1996-05-04 Sat 2013-07-27 Sat 120 4 Hero One Off Other
Norrie Davidson Centre Forward 1961-02-04 Sat 1963-10-26 Sat 58 29 Hero One Off
George Fleming Midfield 1966-12-10 Sat 1971-12-25 Sat 169 32 Hero Other
Thomas Flogel Defender / Midfield 1997-07-16 Wed 2002-05-12 Sun 164 12 Hero Other
Alan Gordon Forward 1961-10-21 Sat 1969-03-15 Sat 151 64 Hero Other
Dave McPherson Defender 1987-07-19 Sun 1999-05-23 Sun 364 32 Hero Other
* Lawrence Abrams Full Back 1910-12-31 Sat 1914-04-30 Thu 117 10 Hero
Alan Anderson Centre Half 1964-01-02 Thu 1976-04-26 Mon 467 31 Hero
Roy Barry Centre Half 1961-08-12 Sat 1966-09-26 Mon 139 10 Hero
Jim Brown Midfield / Defender 1969-01-04 Sat 1979-05-14 Mon 386 25 Hero
* Jimmy Brown Goalkeeper 1942-10-10 Sat 1952-04-14 Mon 322 0 Hero
Sandy Clark Forward 1984-10-20 Sat 1994-05-28 Sat 165 40 Hero
David Clunie Full Back 1966-05-07 Sat 1977-04-23 Sat 310 8 Hero
Ian Crawford Winger 1954-09-13 Mon 1961-03-29 Wed 174 79 Hero Scorer of 2 goals in 1956 Scottish Cup Final victory over Celtic.
Mark de Vries Forward 2002-08-03 Sat 2005-01-02 Sun 90 33 Hero
Steve Fulton Midfield 1995-10-14 Sat 2002-05-12 Sun 239 19 Hero
Willie Gibson Forward 1973-03-17 Sat 1981-05-02 Sat 312 112 Hero
Johnny Hamilton Winger 1955-10-01 Sat 1967-04-08 Sat 392 114 Hero
Jim Jefferies Defender 1972-03-04 Sat 1981-05-02 Sat 310 6 Hero
* Peter Kerr Unknown 1926-08-14 Sat 1930-08-16 Sat 116 5 Hero
Neil McCann Winger 1996-07-31 Wed 2008-02-16 Sat 127 23 Hero
Alan McLaren Defender 1988-04-24 Sun 1994-10-22 Sat 219 9 Hero
* Jock Ramage Unknown 1919-10-11 Sat 1926-09-11 Sat 165 7 Hero
Gilles Rousset Goalkeeper 1995-10-28 Sat 2000-09-28 Thu 164 0 Hero
Jimmy Bone Forward 1983-08-03 Wed 1985-01-30 Wed 70 14 Cult One Off Other
Wayne Foster Forward 1986-08-23 Sat 1994-08-31 Wed 201 22 Cult One Off
Kevin McKenna Defender 2001-03-18 Sun 2005-04-16 Sat 142 22 Cult One Off
Tommy Murray Midfield 1971-09-11 Sat 1975-05-16 Fri 136 21 Cult One Off
Robbie Neilson Right Back 2000-07-15 Sat 2009-05-24 Sun 249 2 Cult One Off
Dave Bowman Midfield 1980-07-30 Wed 1984-12-08 Sat 156 11 Cult Other
Darren Jackson Forward / Midfield 1999-04-03 Sat 2000-10-22 Sun 64 11 Cult Other
Kenny Aird Outside Right 1973-03-03 Sat 1977-04-23 Sat 133 14 Cult
Ian Baird Centre Forward 1991-08-03 Sat 1993-05-05 Wed 79 19 Cult
Neil Berry Midfield / Defender 1984-12-15 Sat 1996-07-27 Sat 316 11 Cult
Kenny Black Defender / Midfield 1984-07-28 Sat 1989-05-13 Sat 222 19 Cult
Pasquale Bruno Defender 1995-11-04 Sat 1997-10-12 Sun 45 1 Cult
Jimmy Cant Sweeper / Defender 1973-04-28 Sat 1976-11-03 Wed 60 3 Cult
Eric Carruthers Forward 1970-02-21 Sat 1975-01-04 Sat 67 11 Cult
Hans Eskilsson Forward 1995-11-04 Sat 1996-03-23 Sat 10 2 Cult
Ricardo Fuller Forward 2001-10-21 Sun 2002-05-12 Sun 29 9 Cult
Mike Galloway Midfield 1987-11-18 Wed 1989-05-13 Sat 74 14 Cult
Jim Hamilton Forward 1996-12-14 Sat 1999-03-20 Sat 94 31 Cult
Neil MacFarlane Midfield 2002-11-09 Sat 2006-01-07 Sat 96 1 Cult
John Millar Midfield 1991-07-27 Sat 1996-03-23 Sat 152 25 Cult
Ernie Winchester Forward 1969-04-14 Mon 1972-04-01 Sat 61 11 Cult
Allan Johnston Forward 1991-07-31 Wed 1996-05-18 Sat 95 14 One Off
Husref Musemic Forward 1989-08-02 Wed 1989-10-04 Wed 9 4 One Off
Jose Quitongo Forward 1997-10-29 Wed 1999-08-29 Sun 40 5 One Off
Glynn Snodin Full Back 1992-03-14 Sat 1993-05-01 Sat 42 2 One Off
Phil Stamp Midfield 2002-08-31 Sat 2005-01-22 Sat 80 6 One Off
Andy Thorn Defender 1996-09-17 Tue 1996-09-21 Sat 2 0 One Off
Graham Weir Forward 2001-10-27 Sat 2005-07-10 Sun 78 6 One Off
Jim Bett Midfield 1994-10-08 Sat 1995-08-09 Wed 30 2 Other
Ralph Callachan Midfield 1974-04-13 Sat 1977-02-05 Sat 114 19 Other
Alfie Conn Jnr Forward 1980-07-26 Sat 1981-01-10 Sat 21 3 Other
Gordon Durie Forward 2000-10-01 Sun 2001-04-22 Sun 18 3 Other
Justin Fashanu Forward 1993-07-28 Wed 1993-12-11 Sat 15 1 Other
Cammy Fraser Midfield 1975-02-24 Mon 1980-08-13 Wed 192 20 Other
Roy Kay Full Back 1969-04-30 Wed 1977-04-16 Sat 207 3 Other
Andy Lynch Outside Left 1969-10-06 Mon 1973-01-01 Mon 90 21 Other
Tosh McKinlay Left Back 1988-12-10 Sat 1994-10-29 Sat 247 8 Other

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