Scottish news

Stevenson defends 'shocking' tackle

January 4, 2013
By ESPN staff
Hearts midfielder Ryan Stevenson has defended his tackle on James McPake during the first half of the goallessEdinburgh derby on Thursday night, insisting the ball was there to be won.

The challenge left McPake with a gash on his leg and was criticised by Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon.

He said: "It's a shocking tackle. He had a look first before he left the ground. We're disappointed with that. He has a bad gash, James. There could have been a bit of damage there, but he's not ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations