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Saturday 23rd May 2020

Hamilton Academical Hibernian Ladbrokes Premiership

Hibernian v Hamilton Academical

Sunday 25 May, 2014 - Premiership play-off final, 2nd leg

On this weekend six years ago Easter Road hosted a dramatic conclusion to the season in the second leg of the Premiership play-off final.

Hibs had finished second from bottom in the top flight after a run of 13 matches without a win while Accies had to settle for runners-up spot in the Championship despite thrashing Morton 10-2 on the final day as Dundee took the title by two points.

Alex Neil's side beat Falkirk in the play-off semi-final and went into the first leg of the final at New Douglas Park on Wednesday 21 May in confident mood.

However, it was Terry Butcher's men who earned a 2-0 victory on the night thanks to a double from Jason Cummings; the first goals of his career.

Would that be enough to see Hibs retain their Premiership status or was there to be one last twist in what was the first season of the SPFL...

 

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