Strange to be on the same pitch as idols

Published: 11/01/2014

Sam Nicholson admits it is “weird” being on the same Tynecastle pitch where he used to watch his Hearts heroes perform.

The boyhood Jambos supporter joined the club at 12 and worked his way through the age groups at the youth academy.

The midfielder, however, found himself making an earlier than expected impact at first-team level this season following the club’s descent into administration which brought a 15-point deduction and a signings embargo.

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