Heart of Midlothian Football Club (more commonly known as Hearts) are a Scottish professional football club based in Gorgie, in the west of Edinburgh. They currently play in the Scottish Premier League and are one of the two principal clubs in the city, the other being Hibernian. Russian-Lithuanian businessman and banker Vladimir Romanov has been the major shareholder of Hearts since he bought Chris Robinson's stake in 2005. They are the current holders of the Scottish Cup having beaten Hibernian 5-1 in the first all-Edinburgh final in 116 years. Hearts are managed by John McGlynn. The club was formed by a group of friends from the Heart of Midlothian Dancing Club. The traditional story of the formation was that the group of friends bought a ball before playing local rules football at...'
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