IT is a prize thousands of Hibs footballers have striven to win in vain but it has taken Niklas Gunnarsson little more than a matter of weeks to become one of the men who ended the club’s quest of a century and more.
Described as the pursuit of a Holy Grail, their collected efforts have more often resembled those of Monty Python rather than Indiana Jones, but the Norwegian identified serious potential in his new clubmates before agreeing to join them in mid-season.
“This is why I came here,” he said following their Scottish Cup triumph.
“They told me when I signed that they were in the semi-finals of the
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