Soccer in Edinburgh and the Lothians

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Soccer

Like Glasgow, Edinburgh is soccer-mad, and there's an intense rivalry between the city's two professional teams. Remember, the game is called football in Britain.

Heart of Midlothian Football Club. The Heart of Midlothian Football Club, better known as the Hearts, plays in maroon and white and is based at Tynecastle. Tynecastle Stadium, McLeod St., Edinburgh, EH11 2NL. 0871/663–1874. www.heartsfc.co.uk.

Hibernian Club. Known as the Hibs, the green-bedecked Hibernian Club plays its home matches at Easter Road Stadium. Easter Road Stadium, 12 Albion Pl., Edinburgh, EH7 5QG. 0131/661–2159. www.hibernianfc.co.uk.

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