The Hall of Fame is a celebration of historic Hibernian careers and achievements.

Position All Rounder

As the first captain of the Club, Whelahan led the team to their first piece of silverware by winning the Edinburgh FA Cup in 1879.


Michael Whelahan

Michael Whelahan. Inducted in 2010.


Born in the small Irish town of Kilglass in County Roscommon in 1854, Michael Whelahan's family moved to Edinburgh when he was a few years old.

In the summer of 1875, he and a group of friends formed Hibernian Football Club.