Hibernian Football Club are a Scottish professional football club based in Leith, in the north of Edinburgh. They are one of two Scottish Premier League clubs in the city, the other being their Edinburgh derby rivals, Hearts.
The name of the club is usually shortened to Hibs. The team are also called The Hibees and The Cabbage, a shortening of the rhyming slang for Hibs of "Cabbage and Ribs", by fans of the club, who are themselves also known as Hibbies. Home matches are played at the Easter Road stadium, which the club have played at since 1893, when the club also joined the Scottish Football League. Hibernian have played in the Scottish Premier League since 1999, one year after the breakaway league was founded.