Heart of Midlothian will "demand answers" after it emerged the club's badge in the dressing room was "defaced" at the Sky Sports Cup final held at Tynecastle Park.

Images have circulated online of the Rangers badge placed over the Hearts crest in the home dressing room ahead of the final which saw Rangers women's side defeat Partick Thistle 4-1 in Gorgie this afternoon.

It led to a number of fans hitting out at the situation with Hearts confirming they did not "approve any request for dressing room branding in either dressing room for either club involved".

Hearts Standard:

A club statement said: "Heart of Midlothian Football Club is aware of images circulating of the Tynecastle Park home dressing room at today’s Sky Sports Cup Final.

"Although the club hands over the running of the stadium on the day to the competition organisers - the SWPL - we were involved with pre-match planning. We would therefore like to assure our supporters that we did not approve any request for dressing room branding in either dressing room for either club involved.

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"It is extremely disappointing to learn that our wishes were disregarded. How this came to be is a matter for the SWPL and Rangers to sort, but needless to say no explanation will be satisfactory in our eyes or the eyes of our fans. Nevertheless, we will demand answers to ensure that our club crest is never defaced again.

"It is also regrettable that this action has taken away the focus from what was a successful cup final and another opportunity to grow women’s football in Scotland."