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Foulkes wants Romanov departure

Happier times for ex-Hearts chairman Foulkes with Romanov
Former Hearts chairman George Foulkes says it may now be time for club owner Vladimir Romanov to leave Tynecastle.
"Vladimir seems to have lost interest and Hearts require a hands-on owner," he told BBC Sport, following the 4-0 home defeat to Rangers.

"He seems to have written this season off but Hearts can't afford to do that.

"It looks like the club will be stuck in the bottom six for the first time since the SPL began, and that would be awful for a proud club like Hearts."

Interview: Former Hearts chairman George Foulkes

Stephen Frail is currently caretaker manager of the Edinburgh club, and the loss to title-chasing Rangers ensured Hearts now languish in eighth place.

In addition, the club's leading scorer, Andrius Velicka, has joined Norwegian side Viking Stavanger with no sign of a replacement being sought.

And Foulkes lamented: "I sat thro ... Read more »

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