Kiddie to return home where the Hearts are

A FORMER Edinburgh Evening News journalist, who specialised in the reporting of Hearts football club, is returning to Scotland after a year in the USA – to almost pick up from where he left off.

But Paul Kiddie is not returning to rejoin the Edinburgh Evening News; instead, he is to run a bi-monthly, 84-page magazine being published by Hearts themselves.

Kiddie moved to Florida, because his wife took up a job offer there. With another position available to his wife, within the same company, allowing the pair to return to Scotland, Kiddie has taken up what was an approach by Hearts.

As it is, the club produces a matchday magazine, and it is the subject of an independent weekly newspaper, Planet Hearts, run by ex-Trinity Mirror staffers, Shaun Milne and Gerry Cassidy, which only last week