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Bo’ness

Bo’ness United Football Club

Nickname: The B.U.’s

Founded: 1945

Ground: Newtown Park, Jamieson Avenue, Bo’ness (Capacity: 7,500)

Manager: Paul Ronald

League: SJFA East Superleague

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BehindGoalNet NEWTONGRANGE STAR remain hot on the heels of East Superleague leaders Kelty Hearts after defeating the champions. Alan Miller’s men ran out 2-1 winners against Bo’ness United at New Victoria Park to leave the champions twelve points adrift of pace setters Kelty. Sean Jamieson gave Newtongrange an early lead with a third minute penalty before Chris King doubled the home [...]

WilliamHillScottishCup BO’NESS UNITED produced a stunning second half comeback at Borough Briggs to keep their Scottish Cup dreams alive. The East Superleague champions fought back after trailing 3-0 at the interval to earn a third round replay against Elgin City after the game ended 4-4. Allan McGonigal’s men travelled North to face the team who are currently [...]

SlideTackle TOMMY COYNE was on the money for Linlithgow Rose as the striker bagged a hat-trick in his team’s five goal victory over Carnoustie Panmure. But the men from Prestonfield didn’t get things all their own way as they moved up to third in the East Superleague table with a 5-2 win against their visitors from Angus. [...]

BehindGoalNet KELTY HEARTS had to come from behind to claim all three points against Musselburgh Athletic and move top of the table as new boy Sean Grady bagged a brace. The visitors from East Lothian took the lead through Michael Hunter but the Fifers hit back with a superb strike from Craig O’Reilly. Grady then took centre [...]

WilliamHillScottishCup LINLITHGOW ROSE boss Danny Smith says his players will relish the visit of Championship side Raith Rovers in the William Hill Scottish Cup third round. The Prestonfield club earned their place in the third round draw with a comprehensive 5-1 victory over Lowland League side Dalbeattie Star last weekend. And Smith’s men learned their fate [...]

WilliamHillScottishCup BO’NESS UNITED are in seventh heaven after the Newtown Park men coasted into the third round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. The East Superleague champions proved too strong for North Superleague champions Culter as Chris Donnelly bagged a hat-trick to help Bo’ness to a comprehensive 7-1 victory. Darren Gribben hit a double with Nicky Walker and [...]

BehindGoalNet CHAMPIONS Bo’ness United suffered a humbling defeat at the hands of arch rivals Linlithgow Rose on the day billed as their East Superleague title party. The Newtown Park side secured the title with one game to spare when they thumped Lochee United 5-1 on Wednesday night. And with a trip to Linlithgow on the last [...]

GrassStadium FIERCE RIVALS Bo’ness United and Linlithgow Rose will finish their respective season’s battling it out to be Fife & Lothians Cup winners. The final of the Fife & Lothians Cup will be played at Newtown Park, the home of newly crowned East Superleague champions Bo’ness, on Friday 6th June with a 7.15pm kick-off. Allan McGonigal’s [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED clinched the East Superleague title in style by hammering Lochee United at a rain-soaked Newtown Park. Allan McGonigal’s men only needed a single point from their penultimate league game to claim their third Superleague success in five season’s. But the Newtown Park men weren’t settling for simply falling over the line by gaining [...]

BehindGoalNet SUPER SUB Kieran Anderson came off the bench to snatch a dramatic winner for Bo’ness United and take his team to within touching distance of the East Superleague title. The Newtown Park men need only one point from their remaining two games to secure their third Superleague crown in five season’s after securing three points [...]

BehindGoalNet EAST SUPERLEAGUE leaders Bo’ness United took another step towards lifting their third title in five season’s with victory over Sauchie. The Newtown Park men require only two wins from their last three games to clinch the title at the expense of fierce rivals Linlithgow Rose. Skipper Chris Donnelly set Bo’ness on their way with the [...]

SlideTackle TAYPORT came out on top in the Fife derby to book their place in the semi-final of the East of Scotland Cup at the expense of St Andrews United. With St Andrews already relegated from the top flight and with Tayport very likely to follow them into the East Premier then the East of Scotland [...]

Allan_McGonigal ALLAN McGONIGAL offered no excuses after watching his Bo’ness side draw a blank at Central Park. The East Superleague leaders turned in a below-par performance as they stumbled over the finish line to pick up a point in Fife. A frustrated McGonigal said: “It seemed to be one of those afternoon’s we never really got [...]

BallInNet NEWTONGRANGE STAR moved back to the top of the East Superleague with a five-star display against Hill of Beath at New Victoria Park. Last season’s East Premier champions have been a revelation in their first season in the top flight and they again proved their quality by thumping Hill of Beath 5-0. Striker Craig O’Reilly [...]

BallInNet BO’NESS UNITED survived a scare at Penicuik Athletic before eventually booking their place in the quarter-finals of the East of Scotland Cup. The East Superleague leaders appeared to be coasting through to the next round when Tony Jaconelli and Steven Hislop put them two goals to the good either side of the interval. But the East [...]

BallInNet BO’NESS UNITED missed the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of the East Superleague after being held at Broxburn Athletic. And it could have been worse for the league leaders on Wednesday night had it not been for Ross Campbell’s equaliser which salvaged a point against a determined Broxburn side. Darren Gribben handed [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED moved into pole position in the title race after they secured maximum points in their top of the table clash at Newtongrange Star. Paul Murphy’s solitary strike shortly after the interval was enough to win the game for Allan McGonigall’s men and send them three points clear of Newtongrange at the East Superleague [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED moved back to the East Superleague summit with a comfortable victory against Tayport at Newtown Park. Even the absence of manager Allan McGonigal, who is enjoying a trip to the US Masters, didn’t affect Bo’ness as they bounced back from last week’s shock defeat at Lochee United. Steven Hislop opened the scoring for [...]

BehindGoalNet PAUL BLACKWOOD marked his injury return in style as the Lochee United striker bagged a doubled to put a dent in Bo’ness United’s title bid. Experienced striker Blackwood has been out for two months with a foot injury but his brace and further goals from Jon Voigt and Kevin Buchan moved the Thomson Park side [...]

ScottishCup IRVINE MEADOW became the third Ayrshire team to reach the semi-finals on the Scottish Junior Cup as they narrowly edged out Bo’ness United. Stevie Rankin’s men will face Ayrshire rivals Hurlford United in the semi-final after Darren Millar’s first half strike saw off the challenge of East Superleague leaders Bo’ness. The large crowd of just under [...]

ScottishCup THE possibility of an all West Region or an all East Region final is still on the cards after the draw was made for the Scottish Junior Cup semi-finals. The draw for the penultimate round of Junior football’s showpiece competition was carried out on Thursday evening live on Central FM’s ‘The Football Show’ which is [...]

ScottishCup BO’NESS UNITED eventually booked their place in the Scottish Junior Cup quarter-final with a hard-fought victory over Rutherglen Glencairn. Allan McGonigal’s men have had to wait five weeks to play their fifth-round clash after postponed games in previous round caused a fixture backlog. But after securing a 2-1 win at the Clyde Gateway Stadium the East [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED moved into pole position in the East Superleague title race as leaders Newtongrange Star slipped up again. Allan McGonigal’s men leapfrogged Newtongrange at the Superleague summit after claiming a comfortable 3-0 victory over St Andrews United at Newtown Park. Steven Hislop opened the scoring for Bo’ness and Robert Sloan extended the lead from the penalty [...]

BallInNet ST ANDREWS UNITED blew the East Superleague title race wide open by defeating leaders Newtongrange Star at Recreation Park. Barry Sibanda made up for missing a first half penalty by sealing an unexpected three points for the Fifers with a goal in 70 minutes to secure a 1-0 victory. And victory for St Andrews gives [...]

BallInNet MARK BRADLEY sensationally resigned as manager of Linlithgow Rose after his team were hammered by St Andrews United in the third round of the East of Scotland Cup. The East Superleague champions have been struggling to stay in the hunt to retain their title since the turn of the year. But no one would have predicted the champions [...]

BehindGoalNet SEAN Jamieson helped himself to a brace as Newtongrange Star cemented their position at the top of the East Superleague with a five-star display against Carnoustie Panmure. Alan Millar’s men continued to go from strength to strength with a convincing 5-1 victory against the Angus outfit at New Victoria Park. Star man Jamieson helped himself [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED had to rely on a controversial late equaliser at Musselburgh to continue their unbeaten run. Sub Zander Miller was the Bo’ness saviour heading the leveller three minutes from time after it looked like Steven Thomson has won it for Musselburgh. Steven Thomson had in fact handed Musselburgh an early lead before Steven Hislop’s [...]

BehindGoalNet LEADERS Newtongrange Star cemented their place at the top of the East Superleague with a narrow victory at Musselburgh Athletic. Alan Millar’s men ran out 3-2 winners to remain four points clear of the chasing pack. Jordan Cropley opened the scoring for Nitten but Mike McKenna hit back for Musselburgh as the sides went in level [...]

ScottishCup TAYPORT booked their place in the last 16 of the Scottish Junior Cup after narrowly coming out on top against Fife rivals Hill of Beath. The 2005 Junior Cup winners secured a 3-2 win at the Canniepairt with goals from Sam Morris and a Grant Lawson double after they fell behind early to Craig Smart’s opener for [...]

FootballBoots BO’NESS UNITED moved to within a point of East Superleague leaders Newtongrange Star after a seven-goal demolition of Armadale Thistle. The Newtown Park men continued their recent winning run as goals from Steven Hislop, Stuart Hunter, Tony Jaconelli and Nicky Walker put them on easy street going into the interval at Volunteer Park. The one-way [...]

FootballerRedSocks NEWTONGRANGE STAR moved back to the summit of the East Superleague courtesy of a second-half goal blitz against strugglers Tayport. The reigning East Premier champions were frustrated during a goalless first period at New Victoria Park but wasted no time after the interval hitting a quickfire treble to claim three points. Mike Delland put Alan [...]

BO’NESS UNITED became the first team since March 2012 to defeat Linlithgow Rose in the Superleague with an emphatic 4-1 win at Newtown Park. Nicky Walker opened the scoring for the hosts on 34 minutes and Andy Scott doubled their advantage on 43 minutes when he followed up to net from Steven Hislop’s missed penalty [...]

BallInNet CHAMPIONS Linlithgow Rose continued their amazing undefeated run in the Superleague as they overcame Newtongrange Star to move into second spot. Mark Bradley’s men have now gone almost forty Superleague games without defeat after leaving New Victoria Park with a 2-0 win which prepares them well for next week’s titanic clash with fierce rivals Bo’ness [...]

Allan_McGonigal ALLAN McGONIGAL believes Bo’ness United will be Superleague title contenders if they can take six points from their next two games. The Newtown Park men overcame a stubborn Musselburgh Athletic side last weekend with a hard-earned 2-1 victory to end a run of two straight Superleague defeats. The three points put McGonigal’s men back in [...]

BehindGoalNet SKIPPER Chris Donnelly hit the Bo’ness United winner as they overcome the weather and Musselburgh Athletic to get their East Superleague title bid back on track. Gale force winds and driving rain made playing conditions very difficult at Newtown Park but credit must go to each and every player as they defied the weather to [...]

BehindGoalNet CAMELON produced a five-star performance as they hammered East Superleague leaders Newtongrange Star at Carmuirs Park. Danny Smith’s men were simply outstanding as they stormed to a 5-0 victory over the Midlothian side who have set the pace at the Superleague summit so far this season. Doubles from Kevin Kelbie and Colin Allison were added [...]

ScottishCup HOLDERS Auchinleck Talbot crashed out of the Scottish Junior Cup at the hands of East Superleague cracks Bo’ness United. Former Ross County striker Steven Hislop’s second-half strike was enough to separate the teams in the third-round tie at Newtown Park which was an excellent advert for the junior game. Defeat for Talbot was the first [...]

BallInNet CRAIG O’REILLY bagged a brace as Newtongrange Star continued their outstanding start to life in the top-flight with victory at Sauchie. The Superleague leaders collected their tenth win from twelve Superleague games as they ran out 3-1 winners to cement their place at the top of the table. Ally Forster put Newtongrange in front before [...]

KeeperGoalKick STEVEN HISLOP came off the bench to bag a double and secure Bo’ness United’s place in the third round of the East of Scotland Cup. The Newtown Park men ran out 4-2 winners against East Superleague leaders Newtongrange Star in what was the day’s only all top-flight clash in the second round of the East [...]

BehindGoalNet DARREN GRIBBEN bagged a hat-trick as Bo’ness United moved to within a point of second place in the East Superleague after thumping Broxburn Athletic. The Newtown Park side were determined to pick up maximum points and take advantage of both Linlithgow Rose and Newtongrange Star being in Junior Cup action. And Bo’ness did just that [...]

ScottishCup MUSSELBURGH ATHLETIC produced a second-half goal blitz to secure their place in the third round of the Junior Cup at the expense of East Superleague rivals Armadale Thistle. David McGlynn’s men passed up a number of first-half chances but eventually took the lead just before the hour mark when Paul Harvey netted from Matti King’s [...]

BallInNet ALLY FORSTER hit the winner two minutes from time to hand Newtongrange Star a dramatic late win against Ballingry Rovers at New Victoria Park. The Superleague leaders cemented their place at the top with a narrow 1-0 victory over Stevie Kay’s strugglers which mean they remain six points ahead of Linlithgow Rose who won 4-1 [...]

ScottishCup BO’NESS UNITED booked their place in the Scottish Junior Cup second round courtesy of skipper Chris Donnelly’s solitary strike. Donnelly smashed home the winner with just under 20 minutes remaining of this hard-fought first round replay to leave Bonnyrigg stunned at Newtown Park. The first game finished 2-2 at Bonnyrigg a couple of weeks ago [...]

BehindGoalNet DARREN GRIBBEN helped himself to a double as Bo’ness United warmed up for next week’s Junior Cup cracker at Bonnyrigg with victory against Superleague strugglers Ballingry Rovers. Stuart Hunter and Andy Scott also got on the score sheet for the Newtown Park men but the hosts didn’t get things all their own way as Adam [...]

BehindGoalNet HILL OF BEATH edged out Superleague rivals Lochee United to book their place in the second round of the East of Scotland Cup. The Fifers had to rely on a last-minute winner from Lyle Shaw to win the match 3-2 at Kiers Park but it was a hard-fought victory in a game which could have gone [...]

BehindGoalNet CAMELON made a statement of intent to the Superleague big guns after knocking Bo’ness United off top spot with a hard-fought victory at Carmuirs Park. Danny Smith’s battlers deserved their victory courtesy of Marty Wright’s first-half winner in a game which could have gone either. But the Camelon gaffer with be more than thankful to new keeper Richard [...]

BallInNet SAUCHIE boss Fraser Duncan is hoping the recent addition of some experienced campaigners can help fire his team to a famous victory against reigning champions Linlithgow Rose. Duncan and his backroom team of Davie Beaton and Simy Simpson have worked wonders in recent years to propel their team into the East Region top flight. And after a [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED moved two points clear at the top of the East Superleague after coming from behind to stun Newtongrange Star. The league leaders produced a second-half super show as they fought back from two goals down to win the game with Robert Sloan and Steven Hislop each grabbing a brace. And with Linlithgow Rose [...]

SlideTackle SUPERLEAGUE leaders Bo’ness United are set to face their toughest test to date when they host third placed Newtongrange Star this weekend. Allan McGonigal’s men sit top of the table on goal difference from fierce rivals Linlithgow Rose with both teams boasting a 100 per cent start to the campaign. But when East Premier champions Newtongrange roll into [...]

BehindGoalNet NEWTONGRANGE STAR frontman Craig O’Reilly believes his team’s start to the East Superleague campaign proves they are major title contenders. Juniorfitba caught up with the former Dundee striker shorlty after he starred in the Midlothian derby where his team had to settle for a share of the points against Bonnyrigg Rose with the game finishing 0-0. Last [...]

Ball_GoalKick BO’NESS UNITED moved to the summit of the East Superleague on goal difference after coming out on top in a tight affair against Sauchie at Beechwood Park. Allan McGonigal’s men cruised to victory at home to Kelty last weekend but were made to fight all the way to claim all three points. Chris Donnelly’s solitary strike in [...]

BehindGoalNet KELTY HEARTS boss Willie Newbigging believes this weekend’s Fife Derby against near neighbours Hill of Beath is the ideal game for his team to kick-start their East Superleague campaign. The fierce rivals go into the game with only one point each from their opening three league fixtures which adds extra pressure as both teams go [...]

Allan_McGonigal BOSS Allan McGonigal believes his vision for Bo’ness United is starting to come to fruition just under a year after his return to the Newtown Park hotseat. The former Falkirk and Cowdenbeath player returned to Bo’ness as manager for a second spell in September last year after the club parted company with former manager Paul Ronald. McGonigal was boss at [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED continued their impressive start to the season turning on the style with a five-star display to break Kelty Hearts. Goals from Robert Sloan, Darren Gribben, Tony Jaconnelli and a Nicky Walker double gave Allan McGonigal’s men all three points and made Willie Newbigging’s return to Newtown Park an unhappy one. The visitors started well and in the opening [...]

BehindGoalNet CAMELON warmed up for the visit of champions Linlithgow Rose this weekend with a hard-fought victory against Sauchie at Carmuirs Park on Wednesday night. Danny Smith’s men made it two wins from their opening two Superleague fixtures with a narrow 1-0 victory courtesy of Colin Allison’s early strike. Smith will now prepare his men for Saturday’s home [...]

FootballSideline NEWTONGRANGE STAR wasted no time in showing they’ll be a force to be reckoned with in the East Superleague after hitting Kelty Hearts for six. Alan Miller’s Superleague newcomers came into the top flight on the back of East Premier title success and they made the perfect start by defeating the Fifers 6-2 at New [...]

Ball_GoalKick THIS weekend welcomes the opening fixtures of the 2013-14 East Superleague in what’s sure to be the most eagerly anticipated season since the league’s formation in 2002. League reconstruction means  the East Superleague has been extended from its previous 12 teams to 16 which should make for fierce competition at both ends of the table. [...]

Ball_GoalKick PAUL RITCHIE watched his team win their final home game under his reign with a hard-fought victory against nine man Bo’ness United.  Ritchie revealed to his players only a few weeks ago that he intended to step down as manager of the Dundee side at the end of the season after three years in charge. And [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies STEVEN HISLOP hit a double as Bo’ness United denied Camelon the chance of a second placed finish in the East Superleague. Alan McGonigal’s men ran out convincing winners at Carmuirs Park to move into third place but in order to overhaul second placed Bonnyrigg then Bo’ness would need to win their final Superleague game of the season by eight goals at Lochee United. [...]

BehindGoalNet LINLITHGOW ROSE continued their incredible season by breaking the East Superleague record points total after battling out a hard-earned share of the points at local rivals Bo’ness United. Mark Bradley’s men needed only a single point to break Lochee United’s record points haul of 55 points which was set by Ray McKinnon’s side who won the East [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED cranked up the pressure in the race for second place in the East Superleague with a hard fought victory at Kelty Hearts. The Newtown Park side move joint third alongside Bonnyrigg Rose and are now only a single point adrift of second placed Camelon with three games remaining. Ryan Scanlon opened the scoring for Bo’ness on 22 minutes [...]

BallInNet MUSSELBURGH ATHLETIC made it through to the third round of the Fife & Lothians Cup after edging out Superleague rivals Kelty Hearts. The all Superleague clash went ahead at the Olivebank and Matti King’s goal midway through the first half was enough to give David McGlynn’s men a 1-0 victory. Musselburgh will now look forward to a third round [...]

BehindGoalNet CAPTAIN Tom Courts hit an injury time winner for Kelty Hearts in an eventful game against nine man Bo’ness United at Newtown Park. The Fifers were playing their fifth game in ten days on Wednesday night and they were showing no signs of tiredness when Brian Ritchie gave them a first half lead. But Bo’ness, although being reduced to [...]

KeeperGoalKick CHRIS DONNELLY helped himself to a hat-trick as Bo’ness United coasted into the third round of the East of Scotland Cup by hammering Perthshire side Luncarty. Alan McGonigal’s men were simply too strong for the East Central Division minnows and they’ll now look forward to visiting East Premier side Dalkeith Thistle. The game was only ever to going to have [...]

BehindGoalNet CAMELON ensured that Superleague leaders Linlithgow Rose would need to secure the title on their own merits after they won comfortably at Musselburgh. Danny Smith’s men raced into a 2-0 lead before half-time courtesy of goals from top scorer Kevin Kelbie and then Marty Wright. Marc McCafferty extended the Mariners lead shortly after the hour mark but [...]

KeeperGoalKick SCOTT PITTMAN scored a second half double for Broxburn Athletic as they sent Bo’ness United crashing out of the Fife & Lothians Cup. Pittman, who is the son of Broxburn manager Steve Pittman was in superb form and his team will now look forward to a third round meeting at home against East South Division side Arniston Rangers. [...]

BehindGoalNet TEN MAN Bo’ness United had to battle back from a goal down to earn a draw against Sauchie at Beechwood Park. But the point wasn’t enough to stop Allan McGonigal’s men from slipping to fourth place in the East Superleague. The home team started better and they took a deserved lead on 20 minutes when Calum Hendrie [...]

ScottishCup LINLITHGOW ROSE coasted into the semi-final of the Emirates Junior Cup by overcoming local rivals Bo’ness United in convincing fashion at Prestonfield Park. First-half strikes from Roddy McLennan, a Tommy Coyne penalty and Adam Nelson put the East Superleague leaders on their way and Coyne added a fourth near the end. James Donaldson grabbed a late consolation [...]

ScottishCup SCOTLAND coaches Mark McGhee and Stuart McCall were on hand to make the semi-final draw for the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup. The draw sees holders Shotts face either Linlithgow Rose or Bo’ness. In the other tie Rutherglen Glancairn will play the winners of Kelty Hearts v Auchinleck Talbot. So bookies will see it shaping up as the Final everyone wants [...]

BallInNet BO’NESS UNITED prepared for next week’s massive Emirates Junior Cup quarter-final against Linlithgow Rose with a hard-fought victory against Broxburn Athletic at Newtown Park. Allan McGonigal’s men were narrowly beaten by local rivals Linlithgow seven days ago and his men were determined to getting back to winning ways in the Superleague before next weekend’s cup cracker. But Steve [...]

BehindGoalNet TOMMY COYNE was the late Linlithgow match winner as the East Superleague leaders took a giant step towards being crowned champions with victory against local rivals Bo’ness United. Colin Strickland and Gordon Herd had earlier given Linlithgow a deserved two goal lead but the visitors hit back and Steven Hislop’s double put Allan McGonigal’s men right back [...]

ScottishJuniorCupTrophy THE last-eight draw for the Emirates Scottish Cup has thrown up four terrific ties. In the East all eyes will be on the clash between trophy favourites Linlithgow and Super League rivals Bo’ness. Second favourites Auchinleck face an East v West mouthwatering clash away to Kelty Hearts. There is an all-West Super League contest between [...]

ScottishCup BO’NESS UNITED left it very late as they battled back from two goals down to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the Emirates Junior Cup with victory over Rob Roy. This game always had the makings of a Junior Cup cracker with two of the top sides from the East and West regions going head to [...]

ScottishCup KEITH BURGESS admits he’s relishing going head to head with his former team-mate as he bids to lead Kelty Hearts into the Emirates Junior Cup quarter-finals. Kelty gaffer Burgess and Kilsyth Rangers boss Eric Sinclair were team-mates at Linlithgow Rose back in the 80s but today they’ll be in opposing dugouts hoping to guide their [...]

ScottishCup BO’NESS UNITED had to come from behind to overcome lower-league opponents Dundee Violet at the second time of asking to book their place in the last 16 of the Emirates Junior Cup. Alan McGonigal’s men overcame a scare last weekend when they escaped Dundee with a replay after the game finished 1-1 and with Bo’ness having [...]

ScottishCup THE DRAW for the fifth round of the Emirates Junior Cup was made on Thursday evening live on Radio Clyde’s Super Scoreboard. And once again junior football’s top competition didn’t disappoint in throwing up some cracking ties that will have fans across the country preparing for another Junior Cup extravaganza. With no fewer than 10 fourth-round ties still [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 BO’NESS UNITED booked their place in the second round of the Fife & Lothians Cup after a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory against Superleague rivals St Andrews at Recreation Park. Alan McGonigal’s side seemed to be easing their way into the next round when in 15 minutes top scorer Steven Hislop poked the ball into the net with the St [...]

BallInNet SAUCHIE keeper Bryn Halliwell produced a last-minute wonder save to deny Bo’ness all three points as they lost further ground on Superleague leaders Linlithgow. The former Dunfermline and St Johnstone keeper turned back the years as he made a stunning block from Chris Donnelly’s fierce drive as the hosts bombarded the Sauchie goal in search of a late [...]

BehindGoalNet SEAN GRADY ensured Bonnyrigg got their title bid back on track as he bagged a double to help his team claim an important victory over Bo’ness. Skipper Ross Archibald also got on the score sheet for the Superleague champions with Chris Hamilton grabbing a consolation for Bo’ness who remain in second pace 15 points adrift of leaders [...]

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SlideTackle BO’NESS UNITED prepared for next week’s top-of-the-table clash against local rivals Linlithgow with a solid victory over struggling St Andrews at Newtown Park. Steven Hislop was the Bo’ness match winner as the experienced frontman helped himself to a hat-trick to topple Jim Hardie’s men. The visitors have been struggling in recent weeks suffering defeats in the East of Scotland [...]

ScottishCup BO’NESS UNITED marched into the fourth round of the Emirates Junior Cup after overcoming a difficult trip to face reigning North Superleague champions Hermes. Allan McGonigal’s men went into the game as favourites but North region teams can often be an unknown quantity to their visitors so this made for a tricky tie. Both teams had decent [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED consolidated their second place in the Superleague by way of a sublime strike from stopper Stuart Hunter but were made to fight all the way by Musselburgh’s youngsters. Allan McGonigal’s men had most of the ball in the early stages although the only shot of note came from Musselburgh’s Jamie Lauder, a 25-yarder that was tipped over [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED eased their way into the second round of the East of Scotland Cup with a comfortable victory over Broxburn in this all Superleague clash at Albyn Park. Allan McGonigal’s men recovered in some style from last week’s shock 5-1 Superleague defeat at Carnoustie by scoring six goals of their own this time around [...]

BallInNet CARNOUSTIE produced a stunning first-half performance as they hit Bo’ness for five and moved to third place in the East Superleague table. Ian Gilzean’s men even had the luxury of missing an early penalty when Michael McIlravey hit the bar before racing into a 5-0 first-half lead courtesy of goals from Josh Perrera, Danny Millar, John Roberts, McIlravey [...]

ScottishCup BO’NESS UNITED booked their place in the third round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup with an emphatic victory against North Division One side Portgordon. The Superleague side were far superior than their lower league opponents from the start to finish and they even achieved the unusual feat of three players each netting hat-tricks. Chris [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED emerged as deserved winners against Bonnyrigg in an eventful clash at Newtown Park which saw the champions finish the game with only eight men. The victory for Allan McGonigal’s men was their fourth straight league win on the bounce and they now sit clear in second place by four points but remain five adrift of leaders Linlithgow who [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS UNITED caretaker manager Allan McGonigal has praised the performance of his players since his return to the club ahead of this weekend’s clash with Bonnyrigg Rose. McGonigal’s men will be looking to make if four Superleague wins on the trop when they entertain the champions and also cement their second place spot behind leaders Linlithgow. Victory over [...]

FootballCornerFlag BO’NESS UNITED  made it three Superleague wins on the bounce and moved clear into second spot in the table as they hit St Andrews for six. The visitors almost opened the scoring with two minutes on the clock when Declan McAvoy had a shot saved at the near post and then in 15 minutes Steven Hislop spooned a [...]

FootballMitreGrass BO’NESS UNITED made it three wins on the trot after a hard-fought victory against Camelon. Allan McGonigal’s men got off to a flyer and went ahead on 5 minutes when Nicky Walker held off a strong challenge before firing a low shot past Myles Hogarth from the edge of the box. Camelon were forced into an early change [...]

FootballMitreGrass ST ANDREWS came from a goal behind to bank their first three Superleague points of the season. Jim Hardie’s men were always going to take time to settle to the artificial surface at Albyn Park and they must have feared the worst on 8 minutes when Craig Young put Broxburn ahead. Both teams had chances later [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies LINLITHGOW ROSE boss Mark Bradley is urging his table-toppers to build a healthy points gap over their title rivals ahead of this weekend’s game against Hill of Beath at Prestonfield. Bradley expects Hill of Beath and the likes of Bonnyrigg and Kelty Hearts to be fighting it out with his men for the Superleague crown and understands that points on the table [...]

ScottishCup STEVEN HISLOP bagged a quickfire double to edge Bo’ness into the second round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup but the victory wasn’t as emphatic as the scoreline suggests. Bo’ness were caught cold by their West Premier opponents when with only two minutes on the clock when they fell behind to a Robert Paterson strike. The hosts [...]

ScottishCup KELTY HEARTS trio Allan Fleming, Brian Ritchie and Neil McCabe will be hoping to make their mark this weekend for both club and country. The Central Park men will be in Emirates Scottish Cup action today as Kelty visit East North Division side Arbroath Victoria for their first round tie. Less than 24 hours later the [...]

SlideTackle BO’NESS came from behind to secure their first three points of the season by winning for the first time ever at Hill of Beath in a game which ended with three sendings off. The visitors started better with Chris Hamilton going close but Hill of Beath came into the game and on 11 minutes took the lead when Daniel [...]

BehindGoalNet BO’NESS caretaker manager Allan McGonigal will be a frustrated man after his team conceded a two-goal lead in the closing stages against a battling Lochee side. There wasn’t much to separate the teams for the first hour but the game quickly became the tale of two second-half substitutes. Chris Hamilton was introduced for the hosts as he replaced [...]

FootballSideline FORMER Bo’ness boss Allan McGonigal will step back into the Newton Park hotseat on Saturday when the BU’s will be looking to kick-start their season as they host Lochee United. McGonigal will return as caretaker manager following the departure earlier this week of Paul Ronald who parted company with the club as a result of a disappointing start [...]

JuniorGround MUSSELBURGH boss David McGlynn is looking for his trusted youngsters to take maximum points from their first home Superleague game as they entertain Hill of Beath. McGlynn’s new-look side visited Lochee United last weekend in their opening league fixture and left Tayside with a well-deserved draw. McGlynn made sweeping changes at Olivebank over the summer and [...]

ScottishJuniorCupTrophy THERE are great cup competitions and competitive leagues in the world of juniors – but not many performance-related awards. Man-of-the-match prizes, players of the month awards, manager of the month picks – we’d love to see them all and report on them all. So in a bid to kickstart the awards process we’ve come up [...]

SlideTackle SUPERLEAGUE newcomers Broxburn began life in the top flight in spectacular fashion as they coasted to victory against Bo’ness. The vistors were determined to prove they could still mix it with the Superleague elite after a disappointing campaign last term. However, they were outclassed by a determined Broxburn side who showed they will be a more than a [...]

KickOff BONNYRIGG ROSE will be hoping to start the defence of their Superleague crown with a win against St Andrews as the title flag is unfurled at New Dundas Park. Former Bonnyrigg coach, player and physio Bill Durie will be honoured by the club he’s had an association with for over 40 years as he does the honours in [...]

LadbrokesPens   Ladbrokes have been a welcome addition to junior football betting – and they’ve raised the bar higher by pricing up top scorer markets for the East and West Super Leagues. It’s something none of their rivals are doing and it’s a feature that should prove popular with punters. In the West we’re two games into [...]

LadbrokesPens Linlithgow start as favourites after spending the summer trying to plug the holes in a defence that leaked far too many goals last season for a team that should of been challenging for the league. Having brought in experience to bolster the backline and kept their goalscoring threats at Prestonfield for this season they should be [...]

FootballerRedSocks SUPERLEAGUE newcomers Sauchie proved they have what it takes to mix it with the big boys after dumping Bo’ness to claim their spot in the Dechmont Forklift League Cup semi-final. Fraser Duncan’s men now will look forward to a meeting with Newtongrange Star after they overcome Bo’ness on their own patch in what was a [...]

FootballMitreGrass WHAT a huge night it is in the West on Wednesday as eight teams battle it out for places in the first two finals of the season. Irvine Meadow and Auchinleck are expected to set up a clash of the giants in the Ardagh Glass Sectional League Cup by winning semi-finals against Kilbirne and Glenafton [...]

Ball_GoalKick TEN-MAN Camelon came back from the dead to draw at Bo’ness and salvage some pride from their disappointing Dechmont Forklift League Cup campaign. With 20 minutes remaining Danny Smith’s men looked down and out as they were 2-0 down and a man down. But somehow they managed to turn things around by scoring twice in [...]

BallInNet William Hill Scottish Cup 1st Round -  Bonnyrigg 2, Girvan 1. Dechmont Forklift League Cup – Fauldhouse 1, Linlithgow Rose 2; Pumpherston 2, Spartans 2; Livingston Utd 0, Broxburn 2; Edinburgh Utd 1, Penicuik 4; Bathgate 1, Armadale 1; Falkirk 1, Sauchie 6; Harthill 2, West Calder 1; Arniston 0, Haddington 3; Dalkeith 3, Musselburgh 2; Dunbar Utd 0, Newtongrange 3; Blackburn Utd [...]

ScottishCup THE first round draw for the Emirates Scottish Cup has been made and it’s thrown up some cracking ties. Most of the big guns have been handed byes but top-flight sides faced with an early hurdle include Clydebank, Pollok, Cumnock, Petershill, Ashfield, Beith, Bo’ness, Hill of Beath, Kelty Hearts, Lochee Utd and St Andrews. Tie [...]

FootballMitreGrass BO’NESS had to battle from behind to defeat East Premier side Armadale and stay top of their League Cup Section. New summer signing Steven Hislop gave the visitors the perfect start scoring the opener with only a minute on the clock. Armadale weren’t to be denied and if Bo’ness thought they were in for an easy ride then [...]

BehindGoalNet THE midweek’s East Region Sectional League Cup matches ended with mixed fortunes for the Superleague clubs. In the Dechmont Forklift League Cup the game between Bo’ness and Sauchie was postponed due to the funeral of Bo’ness President Dougie Sneddon which took place earlier in the day. Superleague new boys Broxburn Athletic ran out 5-2 winners [...]

FootballMitreNiceGrass BO’NESS completed their East Superleague campaign in fourth place last term which was a disappointing finish given they were chasing their third consecutive title. They have been the team to beat in the East Superleague over the past few seasons and Paul Ronald’s new recruits last season struggled with the club’s high expectations. Boss Ronald [...]

BehindGoalNet By Stuart Coleman: Wednesday night saw the kick-off to the 2012-13 East Junior season and it was a great night for the East Superleague teams involved in Dechmont Forklift League Cup action.  Linlithgow opened the defence of their League Cup title with a solid 3-1 win at home to Stoneyburn on Wednesday night. Striker Callum Smith [...]