Heart of Midlothian FC Tour of New Zealand 1976

Heart of Midlothian FC, a Scottish Premier Division club, toured New Zealand in 1976, playing three matches.


DATE   VENUE           OPPOSITION                 RESULT 
26- 5  Christchurch    Christchurch United AFC    0-1  L
29- 5  Wellington      Wellington XI              1-0  W
30- 5  Auckland        New Zealand                3-0  W


26/05/1976, Christchurch, English Park
HEARTS FC           0
Christchurch Utd:   Dando, Durant, Blyth, Reece (Drinkwater), Park, Hardman, Sumner (Almond), 
                    Amey, Doornenbal (McNaughton), Moran, Mulgrew.
Hearts FC:          David Graham, Jimmy Brown, John Gallacher, Don Murray (Roy Kay), Dave Clunie
                    (Sandy Burrell), Jim Jefferies (Cammy Fraser), Ralph Callachan, Kenny Aird, 
                    Drew Busby, Graham Shaw, Rab Prentice.
Referee:            H Videler (Canterbury).
Note:               Christchurch United is a New Zealand club.            

29/05/1976, Wellington, Basin Reserve
HEARTS FC           1 (Drew Busby)
Wellington:         Nichols, Barton, Tillotson, Malcolmson, Phelan (Dugdale), Storer, Lesbirel,
                    McCulloch (Pratt), Farron, Paddison, Boyland.
Hearts FC:          David Graham, Roy Kay, John Gallacher (John Hay), Don Murray, Sandy 
                    Burrell, Jimmy Brown, Cammy Fraser, Donald Park, Drew Busby, Willie Gibson, 
                    Ralph Callachan (Kenny Aird). 
Referee:            T Delahunty (Wellington).       
Note:               Wellington XI is a regional selection.
30/05/1976, Auckland, Newmarket Park
NEW ZEALAND         0
HEARTS FC           3 (Cammy Fraser, Ralph Callachan, Willie Gibson)
New Zealand:        Phil Dando, Tony Sibley, Michael Simeonoff, Adrian Elrick, Ian Park,
                    Brian Turner [c], Warren Fleet, Dave Taylor, Iain Ormond (Brian Davidson),
                    Kevin Weymouth, Kevin Mulgrew (Earle Thomas).
Hearts FC:          David Graham, Jimmy Brown (John Hay), John Gallacher, Don Murray,
                    Sandy Burrell, Ralph Callachan, Cammy Fraser, Kenny Aird, Drew Busby,
                    Graham Shaw, Rab Prentice (Willie Gibson).
Referee:            A T Blackburn (Auckland).
Note:               The New Zealand coach was Barrie Truman.

Heart of Midlothian F.C. Touring Squad
David Graham                Goalkeeper
Jimmy Brown 
Sandy Burrell
Dave Clunie
John Gallacher
John Hay
Roy Kay
Don Murray
Ralph Callachan
Cammy Fraser
Jim Jefferies
Kenny Aird
Drew Busby
Willie Gibson
Donald Park
Rab Prentice
Graham Shaw
G Davies                    Vice-Chairman
A Naylor                    Director
John Haggart                Manager
John Cumming                Trainer
Andy Stevenson              Physiotherapist        

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Source: [Smi 77]

Thanks to Philip Dando for a correction

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Last updated: 14 Mar 2019

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