Makela, Beslija, Fyssas and Ivaskevicius – The Hearts side which last met Alloa Athletic in the League Cup

While the clash will unlikely get the pulse racing amongst the Tynecastle support with the teams due to meet only a few days before the cup encounter, the draw has prompted memories of a clash more than 14 years ago at Recreation Park.

A much-changed Hearts side travelled to Clackmannanshire in the League Cup with some notable names, blasts from the past and burgeoning youngsters amongst Valdas Ivanauskas’ side. That evening, clad in the maroon and white Hummel number, only a few months on from splitting the Old Firm the visitors ran out 4-0 winners.

Scroll down and click through for a blast of nostalgia from some Hearts heroes and forgotten individuals.

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