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Lee Johnson aims to honour Ron Gordon legacy as Hibs boss states 'we're hurting but determined'

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Lee Johnson has backed his Hibs players to perform on the big stage at the weekend - with the Easter Road boss 'determined' to do Ron Gordon proud.Gordon, who served as Hibs' owner for four years after taking over in 2019, tragically passed away at the age of 68 last week after a long yet brave battle with cancer.

Tributes have been held up and down the country for the American, but with Hibs yet to play since his passing, they travel to Livingston tomorrow.Johnson believes that there will be a big energy created from Hibs fans at the Tony Macaroni Arena, as they look to harness the positivity that Gordon spread around the club in his four-year-spell.

And the Englishman has challenged his players to 'give their all' in key moments as a way of showing the Hibs legend just what he meant to the club.Johnson said: "It's a devastating illness.

We've all got experiences in our families with cancer and it just takes good people too soon. This is certainly one of those situations.

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