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Bonnyrigg Rose

Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic Football Club

Nickname: The Rose

Founded: 1890

Ground: New Dundas Park, Bonnyrigg (Capacity: 3000)

Manager: Max Christie

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 [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet MAX CHRISTIE admitted he was pleased to see his team end their season on a high after Bonnyrigg edged out Camelon in a five goal thriller at Carmuirs Park. 18-year-old Dean Whitson was the Rose hero with a deadly double after Colin Allison had given the Mariners the lead. Whitson’s first levelled the scores before Kris [...]

BehindGoalNet BONNYRIGG ROSE stunned the champions as they fought back from two goals down to put a dent in the Linlithgow Rose title bid. Danny Smith’s men travelled to New Dundas Park knowing three points would be a massive step towards retaining their East Superleague title. And first half goals from skipper Mark Tyrrell and Ruari [...]

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 [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies LINLITHGOW ROSE remain in the fight to retain their East Superleague title after a convincing win at St Andrews United. New manger Danny Smith watched his men collect their second league win under his reign courtesy of Roddy McLennan’s double and Ritchie McKillen’s strike as they ran out 3-1 winners. James Drummond grabbed the only [...]

BallInNet LINLITHGOW ROSE booked their place in the semi-finals of the Fife & Lothians Cup after coming from behind to overcome East Superleague rivals  Broxburn Athletic. Scott Pittman put hosts Broxburn in front after 19 minutes but the game took a twist in 23 minutes when Tommy Coyne equalised for Linlithgow from the penalty spot after [...]

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 ARMADALE THISTLE boosted their chances of Superleague survival with a last-gasp victory at Musselburgh Athletic. Stuart McLeod bagged a last-minute winner as the West Lothian side stunned their East Lothian hosts. The victory for Jim Henderson’s men means they remain twelfth in the table which is just outside the play-off places. Fellow basement strugglers Carnoustie lost [...]

BallInNet LOCHEE UNITED all but ended the Newtongrange Star title hopes after subjecting them to their fourth East Superleague defeat in succession. Paul Blackwood’s second half goal was enough to give the Dundee side a 1-0 victory at New Victoria Park. Newtongrange remain joint top of the East Superleague alongside Bo’ness but Alan Millar’s men have [...]

BallInNet HILL OF BEATH edged past Superleague rivals Bonnyrigg Rose to book their place in the third round of the Fife & Lothians Cup. The Fifers ran out 3-2 winners in a penalty shoot-out at New Dundas Park after the gamed ended 1-1 during normal time. Sean Grady had given the home side the lead but [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet BONNYRIGG ROSE put a dent in the Newtongrange Star title charge with a narrow victory at New Victoria Park. Max Christie’s men went to the home of their local rivals with very slim chances of staying in the hunt for the East Superleague title. But after Sean Grady’s solitary strike gave them a 1-0 win [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet CHAMPIONS Linlithgow Rose have been left with a mountain to climb if they are to retain the East Superleague title after slumping to defeat at Broxburn Athletic. Brain Fairbairn’s solitary strike was enough to hand Broxburn a 1-0 victory and leave the champions relying on favour’s from their title rivals if they are to win [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet CAMELON proved they are genuine contenders for the East Superleague title with a battling win against Bonnyrigg Rose. The Mariners claimed three hard-fought points courtesy of Kevin Kelbie’s hotly disputed second half penalty in the 1-0 victory at New Dundas Park. Defeat for Bonnyrigg prevented the Midlothian side moving back to the top of the table [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet PAUL CURRIE’S spot kick double helped leaders Bonnyrigg Rose move three points clear at the top of the East Superleague with a comfortable victory over ten man Sauchie. Dave White and Stephen Manson also got their names on the score sheet as the Midlothian side cruised to victory at Beechwood Park where the hosts played [...]

BallInNet DAVE BAIKIE admitted his fledgling Tayport troops found out just how cruel life can be in the East Superleague. The basement boys certainly gave a good account of themselves in Saturday’s tussle with Bonnyrigg at a windswept Canniepairt. But the Port gaffer felt his side’s inexperience went a long way to undoing all their hard [...]

SlideTackle BONNYRIGG ROSE moved to the top of the East Superleague after they made it seven straight wins with an impressive victory at Tayport. Defender David White opened the scoring for Bonnyrigg and Max Christie’s men didn’t look back as Paul Currie’s penalty, Barry Donnachie’s own goal and Ross Archibald’s strike secured the 4-0 win. The [...]

BallInNet ADVERTISING boards were on show in Bonnyrigg at the weekend publicising the arrival of Peter Pan at the nearby capital’s Kings Theatre. But New Dundas Park was the location for a pantomime of its own on Saturday with the fans not having far to look for the stereotypical baddie and his henchmen. Battling St Andrews [...]

BehindGoalNet MURRAY CARSTAIRS bagged a double as Ballingry Rovers secured back-to-back Superleague wins for the first time at Camelon. The Superleague newcomers have so far found life difficult in the top flight but Stevie Kay’s men seem to be finding their feet at last after their 2-1 win at Camelon followed up last week’s 2-1 victory [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet SKIPPER Ross Archibald was the main man for Bonnyrigg Rose after his treble secured victory against ten man Broxburn Athletic. The victory was an important one for the Midlothian side and one which moves them up to fourth in the East Superleague table after a disappointing start to their campaign. Hat-trick hero Archibald has become [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet FORMER Ross County striker David Winters hit a hat-trick as Sauchie thumped East Superleague strugglers Ballingry Rovers at Ore Park. Fraser Duncan’s men moved up to fourth in the Superleague table with an incredible 8-0 win as Ballingry played the second half with 10 men after Darren Smith was ordered off at half-time for clashing with one [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies BONNYRIGG ROSE got back to winning ways in the East Superleague with a comfortable victory over Kelty Hearts at New Dundas Park. This was the weekend’s only East Superleague fixture with all other teams involved in the Junior Cup second round. Max Christie’s men hadn’t won in the Superleague since August but they picked up [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet LEADERS Linlithgow Rose cemented their place at the top of the Superleague after producing an impressive second-half display to secure victory over Musselburgh Athletic at Prestonfield. Tommy Coyne gave the champions the perfect start from the penalty spot but Matti King levelled for the visitors just before half-time. But second half goals from Roddy McLennan [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies BONNYRIGG striker Sean Grady insists his team need to recapture the winning habit if the Midlothian side are to have any chance of challenging for honours this season. The former Forfar frontman bagged a double to help the holders knock Haddington out of the East of Scotland Cup last weekend but the win was only [...]

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 [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies CHAMPIONS Linlithgow Rose moved to the top of the East Superleague with a comfortable victory at Sauchie.  Goals from Steven Meechan, Tommy Coyne and a late Andy Shirra strike secured the points for Mark Bradley’s men who move to the top of the table after this morning’s leaders Bo’ness United lost 1-0 at Camelon. Climbing to the summit [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet HILL OF BEATH produced a five-star display to kick-start their Superleague campaign and leave Carnoustie stunned after their visit to Kiers Park. Jock Finlayson’s men had collected only two points from their opening four Superleague fixtures going into this weekend’s game and they were in danger of falling to the foot of the table had results gone against them elsewhere. But the [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet ARMADALE THISTLE made history by winning a Superleague fixture for the first time in the club’s history at Tayport. Jim Henderson’s newcomers emerged 2-0 winners from the home of the 2006 Superleague winners courtesy of goals in each half from Robbie Feaney and Scott Brown as they claimed three points to kickstart their campaign. There were also first wins [...]

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_RedSocks_Allies BONNYRIGG ROSE will be hoping to finish their season with some silverware after booking their place in the final of the East of Scotland Cup. Max Christie’s men welcomed East Premier side Jeanfield Swifts to New Dundas Park for this last four clash hoping to wipe out the pain of last Monday’s Fife & Lothians Cup semi-final [...]

BehindGoalNet CAMELON will be aiming to finish their season with some silverware after dramatically dumping Bonnyrigg Rose to book their place in the final of the Fife & Lothians Cup. Danny Smith’s men travelled to Midlothian on Tuesday evening in confident mood having already complete a Superleague double over Max Christie’s men this season. But the [...]

BehindGoalNet BONNYRIGG ROSE brought the curtain down on their Superleague campaign with a convincing victory against Lochee United at New Dundas Park. But as good as the Bonnyrigg performance was the day will always be remembered as the day the club paid tribute to committee member Craig Devine who sadly died earlier in the week after suffering a heart attack during Bonnyrigg’s [...]

BehindGoalNet CAMELON cruised into the semi-final of the Fife & Lothians Cup with a comfortable win over Superleague rivals Musselburgh Athletic at Carmuirs Park on Tuesday evening. The Falkirk side killed off any hopes that their visitors had of a last four date against Bonnyrigg Rose when they hit a quick-fire treble shortly before half-time to leave Musselburgh [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 BONNYRIGG ROSE produced a late goals rush to book their place in the semi-final of the Fife & Lothians Cup with victory over East Superleague rivals Hill of Beath at New Dundas Park. Max Christie’s men recently secured a semi-final date in the East of Scotland Cup where they’ll face East Premier side Jeanfield Swifts. And [...]

BallInNet BO’NESS UNITED returned to winning ways in the East Superleague and gave themselves the chance of a second placed finish with victory over Carnoustie Panmure at Newtown Park. The hosts took the lead on 15 minutes when Nicky Walker released James Donaldson who cut into the Carnoustie box and fired a low shot past Chris McPherson. Bo’ness had [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 BONNYRIGG ROSE continued their impressive cup form with a convincing victory at Oakley to book their place in the Fife & Lothians Cup quarter-final. Max Christie’s men secured their place in the semi-final of the East of Scotland cup last week with a penalty shoot-out win at Dalkeith. And his men can now look forward [...]

BallInNet LINLITHGOW ROSE continued their incredible unbeaten run as they went 44 games without defeat with victory at Ballingry Rovers to book their place in the East of Scotland Cup quarter-final. The visit of the East Superleague champions to the home of big spending Ballingry on Wednesday evening was eagerly anticipated given that many of the Rose players [...]

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 [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies BONNYRIGG ROSE overcame a late scare at Carnoustie to secure three points and remain second in the East Superleague. On the day that last season’s Superleague champions finally had to surrender their title to rivals Linlithgow Rose the Midlothian side left Carnoustie still on course to finish this season as runners-up. Max Christie’s men failed to create any clear-cut openings [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies BONNYRIGG ROSE had to come from behind at Kirkcaldy YM to claim their place in the third round of the Fife & Lothians Cup. The East Central Division side took an early lead as Dean Elder opened the scoring when he finished off a good move on 8 minutes. The East Superleague champions took time to settle [...]

FootballerRedSocks TWO GOALS in each half gave Bonnyrigg Rose a comfortable victory at lowly St Andrews and cemented their second placed spot in the East Superleague. Stuart Roseburgh put the reigning champions on their way with a superb left footed free-kick on 26 minutes and then Paul Currie made in seven goals from eight starts since his move to New Dundas [...]

FootballCornerFlag BONNYRIGG ROSE left it late as they battled back from two goals down to earn a draw against Hill of Beath. The champions are unable to catch leaders Linlithgow but Christie’s men will be determined to finish as high up the table as possible, however, they came close to dropping three points against a hard-working Hill of Beath [...]

BehindGoalNet BONNYRIGG ROSE got their Superleague campaign back to winning ways in emphatic style with victory over local rivals Musselburgh. The reigning champions cruised to a 4-0 victory at New Dundas Park to move four points clear of the chasing pack in second place but it was a sorry day for David McGlynn’s men who finished the [...]

BehindGoalNet TEN-MAN Bonnyrigg Rose twice came from behind to earn a point against Broxburn at a bitterly cold and blustery New Albyn Park. Max Christie was satisfied his reigning champions managed to salvage something from the game which started terribly when David Burrell saw red early on and his team fell behind to a Stewart Cairns strike [...]

BallInNet BONNYRIGG ROSE booked their place in the third round of the East of Scotland Cup with victory against East Central Division side Bankfoot Athletic. Max Christie’s men travelled to Perth knowing that this competition was their main hope of silverware this season and few would have expected the reigning East Superleague champions to be troubled by their [...]

BehindGoalNet MUSSELBURGH ATHLETIC made it four Superleague wins out of five in 2013 by defeating local rivals and reigning champions Bonnyrigg Rose by a single goal. Former Bonnyrigg striker Ryan McCallum, who made a pre-season switch back to Musselburgh, grabbed the winner shortly after the interval in what turned out to be an entertaining and very competitive encounter at [...]

BallAstroturf BONNYRIGG ROSE produced a second half super show as they came back from behind to claim all three points at Lochee and remain second top of the Superleague. Max Christie will know that it’s almost impossible to catch runaway leaders Linlithgow but last season’s champions wont give up their title without a fight and they showed plenty fighting [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 CAMELON produced one of their best performances of the season to overcome Superleague champions Bonnyrigg in a game where all goals were scored in an action-packed second half. The teams went into the interval goalless in what was a very open and entertaining first half but the game didn’t take long to burst into life after the [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies BONNYRIGG ROSE claimed their third Superleague victory on the bounce with victory over Broxburn in an entertaining clash at New Dundas Park. Victory for Max Christie’s men means they now leapfrog Broxburn into third place in the Superleague table and will now have second-placed Bo’ness in their sights who are four points ahead but Bonnyrigg [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies CHAMPIONS Bonnyrigg continued their Superleague recovery after coming out on top in an eight-goal thriller at Hill of Beath to move up to fourth in the table. Max Christie’s men know there is little room for error if they are to have any chance of catching runaway leaders Linlithgow which was demonstrated in their first-half performance as they [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet LINLITHGOW ROSE put a massive dent in Bonnyrigg’s title hopes as they edged out the reigning Superleague champions in a superb contest at New Dundas Park. Tommy Coyne’s penalty midway through the second half was enough to give Mark Bradley’s men maximum points and maintain their undefeated start to the season. Bradley’s men remain top of the Superleague nine points [...]

ScottishCup PETERSHILL stormed into the fourth round of Emirates Scottish Junior Cup after they blasted six past East Superleague champions Bonnyrigg. The Glasgow giants produced an impressive attacking display as they dismantled Max Chrstie’s side who have now conceded 12 goals in their past two games after being knocked out of the senior Scottish Cup by Brechin 6-0 [...]

BallInNet BONNYRIGG ROSE were well beaten by their SFL Division Two opponents Brechin City as their Scottish Cup adventure came to an abrupt end in this third round replay a New Dundas Park. Max Christie’s men would have gone into the game high in confidence after almost causing a shock at Glebe Park last week where [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 BONNYRIGG ROSE came within 10 minutes of reaching the fourth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup only to be denied by an agonising late own goal. Max Christie’s men were looking to reach the fourth round of the Scottish Cup for the first time in their history but they went into the game as massive [...]

BallInNet SEAN GRADY admits that Bonnyrigg are massive underdogs as they prepare to visit Glebe Park for their William Hill Scottish Cup third round tie against Brechin City. Rose are the only survivors from the junior ranks in this season’s Scottish Cup after defeating Girvan and Stirling University before being paired with the SFL Second Division [...]

ScottishCup SEAN GRADY’S hat-trick helped Bonnyrigg secure their place in the third round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup as the Superleague champions overcame North Superleague side Maud. Grady and his team-mates will now look forward to next week’s senior Scottish Cup third-round clash with Brechin City knowing they’re still on course for a run in this season’s Junior [...]

ScottishCup FRASER DUNCAN insists that today’s Emirates Scottish Junior Cup second round replay against Ballingry is one of the biggest games he’s faced during his reign as boss at Beechwood. Duncan’s East Superleague newcomers welcome Dave Baikie’s East Premier big spenders to Beechwood Park this afternoon after last weekend’s game in Fife ended in a stalemate as both teams drew [...]

ScottishCup LOCHEE UNITED eventually ran out comfortable winners against Ayrshire District League side Kilwinning Rangers to book their place in the third round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup. The Superleague side won the game 4-1 in the end but contest was marred by five players being in ordered off in the second half. Phil Hagen gave the hosts a [...]

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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 EAST SUPERLEAGUE champions Bonnyrigg will travel to Brechin City in the third round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. Max Christie’s men made it into the third-round draw following their narrow 1-0 victory over Stirling University at the weekend thanks to Kris Renton’s late strike. Rose were faced with the possibility of meeting Rangers but they [...]

FootballCornerFlag BONNYRIGG ROSE had to rely on a late winner to book their place in the third round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. Last season’s Superleague champions travelled to Bridge of Allan knowing that victory could set up a potential glamour tie in the next round and Max Christie’s men seemed in determined mood in [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet LINLITHGOW ROSE fought back from two goals down against Camelon to secure victory and move five points clear at the top of the East Superleague. Colin Strickland put the hosts in front before Kevin Kelbie levelled matters from the penalty spot. A quickfire double from Derek Ure after the interval put Camelon in the driving seat before Stephen Manson gave Linlithgow a [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies BONNYRIGG ROSE boss Max Christie believes his team got out of jail after Stuart Roseburgh’s last-minute winner gave the Superleague champions victory over Kelty Hearts. Christie admitted afterwards his team weren’t at their best against a strong Kelty side and that a draw would have been a fair result. But the Rose gaffer was delighted Roseburgh managed to nod home [...]

BehindGoalNet LINLITHGOW ROSE remain on course for a Dechmont Forklift League Cup treble after clinching their spot in the final with victory over Bonnyrigg in a five-goal thriller at Prestonfield. Mark Bradley’s men, who have won the trophy for the past two seasons, will look forward to a final appearance where they will play either Sauchie or Newtongrange who meet in the other [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 DANNY SMITH believes the manner of Camelon’s victory over reigning champions Bonnyrigg typifies the qualities within his team. Camelon had to come back from a goal down at half-time as they swept Bonnyrigg aside with an outstanding second-half performance to claim their first three points of the season. Boss Smith was delighted with his team’s display and he was quick to praise [...]

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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 CHAMPIONS Bonnyrigg began the defence of their Superleague title in emphatic style as they ran out winners by four goals against St Andrews. The championship flag was unfurled prior to kick-off by club legend Bill Durie and the party atmosphere continued as Kevin McLeish gave the hosts an early lead from the penalty spot. Rose [...]

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 [...]

Ball_GoalKick LINLITHGOW ROSE maintained their winning start to the season after coming from a goal behind to defeat Whitburn. Rose will now look forward to a Dechmont Forklift League Cup semi-final against Superleague rivals Bonnyrigg after completing their league section with a 100 per cent win record. The South Division hosts Whitburn took a shock lead inside [...]

FootballMitreGrass IRVINE MEADOW fans have been dreaming of a trip to Hampden – and they’ve got their wish. The West Super League champions will face Queen’s Park away in the second round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. It’s a cracking tie for everyone associated with the club and hopefully they’ll put on a show to [...]

BehindGoalNet BONNYRIGG booked their place in the second round of the William Hill Scottish Cup with victory over Ayrshire junior side Girvan. Paul Shields continued his early-season goalscoring form by giving the hosts the perfect start by grabbing the opener after only six minutes. Rose dominated the game in the first half and doubled their lead just [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet BONNYRIGG boss Max Christie has warned his players they need to be at their best against Girvan as he eyes a money- spinning Scottish Cup run. The Midlothian side gained entry to the William Hill Scottish Cup for only the second time in their history as a result of last season’s East Superleague success. Christie’s men [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet SUPERLEAGUE champions Bonnyrigg were suprisingly held by Livingston thanks to an inspired display by their goalkeeper Lee Irvine-Holliday. Rose manager Max Christie went into the game with a few minor injury concerns and left the likes of Alex King, Kris Renton and Ross Archibald resting on the bench. The home side should still have had enough quality [...]

FootballSideline HEAVY rainfall in the East of Scotland this afternoon has hit tonight’s Dechmont Forklift League Cup fixture card.  The match between West Calder and Fauldhouse was postponed earlier today and the match between Whitburn and Linlithgow was also called off, both due to a waterlogged pitch. These matches are likely to be rescheduled for next week with [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies THE dust may only just be settling on the weekend’s matches but for some of the Superleague clubs the early season games are coming thick and fast. There are four East Superleague clubs who’ll be in midweek Dechmont Forklift League Cup action starting tonight (Monday) when Steve Pittman’s Broxburn will be looking to bounce back [...]

BehindGoalNet BONNYRIGG maintained their perfect start to the season with victory at Broxburn as both teams finished with 10 men. Rose captain Ross Archibald gave the visitors an early lead and things got worse for the hosts as Jon Tague saw red midway through the half. Broxburn then managed to claw their way back into the [...]

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 [...]

KickOff BONNYRIGG clinched the East Super League title on the final day of last season and few would bet against them repeating that feat this term. Only a Scottish Cup semi-final penalty shoot-out defeat at the hands of Auchinleck Talbot prevented Rose the opportunity of going for the double. Max Christie’s men will start this season full [...]

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 [...]