Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:45 pm
I noticed that Cinneide came up with a reference to this some time ago:
Today I found another reference in the Edinburgh Evening News from the same era - this being a report that Hearts were spending too much on sending players to Juniper Green. Does anyone know what went on there? It would seem to be either a training ground for the players (although why report that someone was training there?) or a sort of rehabilitation centre, something similar to Allison's Football Hospital in Manchester which existed around the same time. Any firm information would be of interest.I also read that Walker had disappointed Hearts with his performances and was training at Juniper Green (Scottish Sport 03/01/1899). Was Juniper Green connected with Hearts, or another Edinburgh team?