Scottish football club Hearts have unpaid council bills that amount to more than £50,000 a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The Scotsman reports:

DEBT collectors are chasing Hearts over thousands of pounds of unpaid council bills, including rent for the stadium car park.

The Tynecastle club owes the city nearly £55,000 for overdue business rates and rent on its McLeod Street grounds.

The debt has forced finance chiefs to call in recovery agents and agree a repayment plan with collection firm Scott & Co.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.