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Ten famous Hearts supporters including Olympic and snooker legends

The four time Olympic gold medallist is one of the Jambos most famous supporters and can often be seen at Tynecastle taking in the action
The four time Olympic gold medallist is one of the Jambos most famous supporters and can often be seen at Tynecastle taking in the action

There is a feeling Hearts are yet to really get going in the Premiership this season.

With the international break now in full swing, the men from Tynecastle are currently sat in eighth place in the table after they collected just one win from their opening four games of the season. There has been excitement elsewhere after the Jam Tarts saw off Norwegian club Rosenberg in the Europa Conference League before thoughts of a place in the group stages were ended by Greek side PAOK.

Off-field events have surrounded another managerial restructure as Steven Naismith was confirmed as head coach once again and Frankie McAvoy has now returned to his old role as assistant coach.

Despite playing Hibs supporting detective Inspector Rebus, The Hobbit star is actually a supporter of the Jam Tarts. He recently starred alongside famous Hibs fan Dougray Scott in the series ‘Crime’.
Despite playing Hibs supporting detective Inspector Rebus, The Hobbit star is actually a supporter of the Jam Tarts. He recently starred alongside famous Hibs fan Dougray Scott in the series ‘Crime’.

The duo will hope to show significant improvement from the lacklustre start to the season - and they can count on the backing of familiar faces from the world of sport, television and politics who are known to be lifelong supporters of the club.

One of the greatest rugby union players to ever pull on the dark blue for Scotland, the Britigh & Irish Lions legend may have made his name across the road at Murrayfield but he grew up supporting the Jambos
One of the greatest rugby union players to ever pull on the dark blue for Scotland, the Britigh & Irish Lions legend may have made his name across the road at Murrayfield but he grew up supporting the Jambos
Scotland has a long history of producing world champions and one of the greatest ever, seven time snooker world champion, Stephen Hendry was brought up in Gorgie
Scotland has a long history of producing world champions and one of the greatest ever, seven time snooker world champion, Stephen Hendry was brought up in Gorgie
The DJ, campaigner and BAFTA nominated TV presenter grew up in Edinburgh and has supported Hearts since he was a young boy
The DJ, campaigner and BAFTA nominated TV presenter grew up in Edinburgh and has supported Hearts since he was a young boy
The Edinburgh-born bantamweight has previously said it would be his dream to fight for a world title at Tynecastle
The Edinburgh-born bantamweight has previously said it would be his dream to fight for a world title at Tynecastle
The Olympic 400m hurdler is a season ticket holder at Tynecastle and likes to wear a maroon and white wristband during her races
The Olympic 400m hurdler is a season ticket holder at Tynecastle and likes to wear a maroon and white wristband during her races
Many will remember the broadcaster form his days presenting live SPL action on Sky Sports and the life long Jambo is now co-anchor of the BBC Scotland television channel
Many will remember the broadcaster form his days presenting live SPL action on Sky Sports and the life long Jambo is now co-anchor of the BBC Scotland television channel
The champion golfer was born in Bolton but raised in Edinburgh and is a well known Hearts supoorter who often attends matches at Tynecastle
The champion golfer was born in Bolton but raised in Edinburgh and is a well known Hearts supoorter who often attends matches at Tynecastle
Unlike many politicians who regularly forget the clubs they claim to have supported since childhood, the former First Minister is Hearts through and through
Unlike many politicians who regularly forget the clubs they claim to have supported since childhood, the former First Minister is Hearts through and through