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Camelon Juniors

Camelon Juniors Football Club

Nickname: The Mariners

Founded: 1920

Ground: Carmuirs Park, Camelon (Capacity: 3,000)

Manager: Danny Smith

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 [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies SAUCHIE boss Fraser Duncan has been left fuming with the East Region SJFA officials when he should be looking forward to leading his club into their first ever East of Scotland Cup final. The Clackmannanshire side secured a final meeting with Arniston Rangers at Prestonfield Park next Saturday courtesy of ex-Marine Iain Syme’s second half winner. [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet CAMELON sailed into the semi-final of the East of Scotland Cup with a comfortable victory against Carnoustie at Carmuirs Park. The Mariners end of season games have been coming thick and fast in recent weeks as they attempt to clear their backlog of league fixtures. But the East of Scotland Cup provides John Sludden’s men with their last chance of landing [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet OUTSIDERS Camelon kept their slim chances of lifting the East Superleague title alive with an impressive win at Newtongrange Star. Kevin Kelbie’s double and Craig Young’s strike secured another three points for John Sludden’s men who are the only team other than Bo’ness and Linlithgow who can still lift the title. However if the Falkirk [...]

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 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 [...]

GLENAFTON ATHLETIC ensured that the Scottish Junior Cup final will be an all Ayrshire affair after leaving it late dump Camelon. The New Cumnock side booked their place in the showpiece final for the first time since 1994 after they overcame a first-leg deficit to defeat managerless Camelon 2-0 in Sunday’s second-leg and claim a [...]

ScottishCup CAMELON caretaker boss Davie Flynn heaped praise on his players after their spirited fight back earned them a narrow advantage in the first leg of their Scottish Junior Cup semi-final against Glenafton. The Ayrshire side grabbed an early opener through Cameron Marlow but the East Superleague hosts hit back courtesy of Colin Leiper’s leveller before [...]

ScottishCup IRVINE MEADOW will take a slender lead into next week’s Junior Cup semi-final second leg against Hurlford United. Stevie Rankin’s men made home advantage count as they fought back from a goal down to win 2-1 in their semi-final first leg at Meadow Park. The visitors went ahead through Paul McKenzie’s first half strike but Medda [...]

ScottishCup DANNY SMITH enjoyed the perfect end to his reign as Camelon boss by watching him men storm into the semi-final of the Scottish Junior Cup. The East Superleague side were simply too strong for their Ayrshire District League opponents as they hit the net seven times to send Whitletts spinning out the cup with star man Kevin [...]

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 CAMELON produced a first half super show to book their place in the Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals. The Mariners stunned their hosts with three goals inside the first half hour to take command of this fifth round replay with goals from Colin Leiper and a Kevin Kelbie double. Colin Samuel bagged a consolation for the [...]

ScottishCup SAUCHIE staged a superb second-half comeback against ten man Camelon to force a Scottish Junior Cup fifth round replay at Beechwood Park next week. Fraser Duncan’s men appeared to be dead and buried as Camelon led 3-1 at the interval after Colin Allison, James Donaldson and Kevin Kelbie cancelled out Colin Samuel’s opener to put [...]

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 KEVIN KELBIE’s hat-trick helped Camelon overcome East Superleague rivals Carnoustie to book their place in the last 16 of the Scottish Junior Cup. The hitman’s treble was added to by strikes from Colin Allison and Derek Ure as Barry Myles responded with a double for the visitors who were always second best in this entertaining [...]

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 LOCHEE UNITED eventually booked their place in the second round of the GA Engineering Cup with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over local rivals Carnoustie Panmure. Jon Voigt was the man who eventually separated the teams scoring the decisive spot-kick to hand his team a 3-2 win on penalties after the game had finished 4-4 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup TAYPORT produced a five-star display to send East Superleague leaders Newtongrange Star spinning out of the Scottish Junior Cup. Dave Baikie’s recent arrival as manager for a second spell has caused something of a revival at Tayport which continued as the Fifers left Newtongrange with a shock 5-1 win. Jordan Cropely had given Newtongrange the [...]

ScottishCup COLIN ALLISON hit a late to double as Camelon fought back against 10-man Lesmahagow to book their place in the third round of the Scottish Junior Cup. Kevin Kelbie handed the East Superleague side the lead but the West Super First side hit back with goals from Colin Boylan and Kris Jarvie either side of [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup LINLITHGOW ROSE eased into the third round of the Scottish Junior Cup at the second time of asking with a comfortable victory over Carluke Rovers. The East Superleague champions ran out 5-1 winners at Prestonfield to ensure their name is in the hat for Monday’s third-round draw but they suffered an early scare when Ian [...]

ScottishCup SKIPPER Mark Tyrrell admits Linlithgow Rose need to find their top-form if they are going have a repeat of last season’s successful campaign.  The reigning East Superleague champions welcome Carluke Rovers to Prestonfield on Saturday for their Junior Cup second round replay after last week’s game finished 1-1 at the home of the West Central [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet NEWTONGRANGE STAR battled from behind to stun Hill of Beath and secure another three points to strengthen their grip on top spot of the East Superleague. Alan Miller’s men were left trailing their hosts after Craig Smart’s goal put Hill of Beath in front. But goals from Blair Tolmie and Craig O’Reilly won three points [...]

BehindGoalNet NEWTONGRANGE STAR moved to the top of the East Superleague on goal difference after securing three points with a narrow victory against Armadale Thistle. Last season’s East Premier champions have been a revelation so far in the Superleague and Sean Jamieson’s solitary strike gave them their sixth victory of the campaign as they moved level [...]

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 [...]

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 boss Danny Smith believes it’s time his team starting getting some credit after making an impressive start to their East Superleague campaign. The Carmuirs Park side moved joint second in the table on Saturday after defeating then leaders Bo’ness United with a hard-fought 1-0 victory courtesy of Marty Wright’s first-half strike. Victory for the Mainers meant they [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

FootballerRedSocks CAMELON ended a satisfying East Superleague campaign as they secured a third place finish despite being held by Carnoustie Panmure. Danny Smith’s men pipped Bo’ness United to a third place finish and end the season only two points adrift of last season’s champions Bonnyrigg Rose who finished second. But the visitors deserved a share of the points as they completed their [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks CAMELON strengthened their grip on second place in the East Superleague as they collected a deserved three points at Kelty Hearts. Danny Smith’s men travelled to Fife knowing that victory was of the utmost importance to remain in pole position for a second place finish with Bo’ness United and Bonnyrigg Rose awaiting any slip up. [...]

BehindGoalNet LINLITHGOW ROSE  were pushed all the way by Armadale Thistle as they squeezed into the semi-final of the East of Scotland Cup courtesy of a penalty shoot-out. Colin Strickland gave Linlithgow a first half lead but that was overturned early in the second half as the East Premier side hit a quick-fire double. But the East Superleague showed [...]

FootballerRedSocks CAMELON moved into pole position in the race for the East Superleague runners-up spot after producing a five-star display to break Kelty Hearts. Boss Danny Smith has made it no secret that he given his players the target of finishing second after Linlithgow Rose romped to title success. And Smith’s men certainly didn’t let him down this week as his [...]

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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 MICHAEL McILRAVEY hit a last-minute winner to claim all three points for Carnoustie Panmure in what was their first ever victory over Camelon. This game was originally being played at Carmuirs Park but was switched to Laing Park after heavy rainfall on Friday made the Camelon pitch unplayable. The hosts started the game playing against a strong wind which worked to their advantage [...]

BehindGoalNet LINLITHGOW ROSE boss Mark Bradley had the luxury of resting six of his usual starters as his team eased their way into the Fife & Lothians Cup quarter-final. Following Saturday’s 7-0 demolition of Lochee United to clinch the Superleague title, Bradley’s men met East Central Division side Newburgh at Prestonfield on Monday evening looking to maintain their season long unbeaten run. Bradley [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 CAMELON remain on course to battle it out for second place in the Superleague after defeating St Andrews United at Recreation Park. Danny Smith’s men were the only team in the who still had a mathematical chance of catching Linlithgow prior to this weekend’s games. And it’s a credit to his side that they’ve continued to win their [...]

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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 TEN MAN Camelon secured their place in the third round of the Fife & Lothians Cup with a comfortable victory at Sauchie. Danny Smith’s men were reduced to ten men after only 3 minutes when Kevin Kelbie was judged to have head butted Graeme King after the players clashed. But even though a man down the [...]

BallInNet STURT CARGILL rattled four goals past minnows Steelend Vics as Kelty Hearts booked their place in the second round of the East of Scotland Cup. The East Superleague side would still have been hurting from last week’s Junior Cup quarter-final defeat to Auchinleck Talbot and East Central Division side Steelend ended up on the receiving end of the [...]

FootballerRedSocks CAMELON maintained their superb home league form and remain the only team who still have a mathematical chance of catching runaway leaders Linlithgow with an emphatic victory over lowly St Andrews. Danny Smith’s men ran out comfortable 6-1 winners at Carmuirs Park and move up to third in the Superleague table as St Andrews remain rooted to [...]

SlideTackle CAMELON made it two Superleague victories on the bounce with victory over Sauchie to move up to fifth place in the table. Danny Smith’s men are determined to finish their Superleague campaign strongly after crashing out of the Emirates Junior Cup at the hands of Rutherglen Glencairn in the quarter-final two weeks ago. Smith has set his [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 CAMELON boss Danny Smith admitted his delight after his team got back to winning ways as they overcame East South Division side Edinburgh United to reach the East of Scotland Cup second round.  The Falkirk side crashed out of the Emirates Junior Cup last weekend at the hands of West Super First side Rutherglen Glencairn in the [...]

ScottishCup CAMELON crashed out of the Emirates Junior Cup after they suffered a shock defeat at the hands of West Super First side Rutherglen Glencairn. Danny Smith’s men travelled to the Clyde Gateway Stadium full of confidence for this quarter-final tie. But although they were facing lower-league opponents the underfoot conditions meant that Camelon weren’t going to get to [...]

Goalkeeper KEVIN KELBIE continued his impressive season by bagging a double as Camelon overcame a spirited Hill of Beath side who finished with ten men. Danny Smith’s men got their Superleague campaign back to winning ways as they recovered from last weeks defeat at Broxburn by grinding out this victory against the Fifers. Camelon started better and went ahead midway [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet LEE JOHNSTON bagged a double to help Broxburn get their Superleague campaign back on track with an impressive victory against on-form Camelon. Steve Pitman’s men started well and raced into a two goal lead within the opening 20 minutes with recent signing Johnston finding the net twice with the second goal finishing off an oustanding Broxburn move. Junior [...]

ScottishCup CAMELON stormed into the quarter-finals of the Emirates Junior Cup for the first time in 10 years as they overcame the challenge of East Central Division side Dundonald Bluebell. Danny Smith’s men travelled to Fife having been in good form in recent weeks and started brightly as their lower-league opponents struggled to match them. Camelon broke the deadlock just short of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Yoker's Harvey sees red. © Stevie Doogan CAMELON boss Danny Smith admitted he was a relieved man after watching his team book their place in the last 16 with victory at West Super First side Yoker. Smith is no stranger to the Junior Cup adventure after lifting the trophy three times during a successful playing career with Linlithgow Rose. But Smith is always [...]

BehindGoalNet LINLITHGOW ROSE showed no signs of slipping up as they continued their unbeaten run with a hard-fought victory over Camelon to stay on course for the Superleague title. Mark Bradley’s men overcame an impressive Camelon side with a goal in each half from Tommy Coyne and skipper Mark Tyrrell. The victory means that Linlithgow, who remain unbeaten this season, have [...]

ScottishCup KEVIN KELBIE scored an oustanding last-minute winner to send Camelon into the Emirates Junior Cup fourth round with a dramatic victory over Thorniewood. This third-round replay was played at Ravenscraig Indoor Arena after Thorniewood’s Robertson Park was deemed unplayable for the sixth consecutive week. The teams contested a 3-3 draw seven weeks ago at Camelon which suggested it wasn’t going to take [...]

ScottishCup THERE were comfortable victories in the Emirates Scottish cup for holders Shotts Bon Accord and Lochee United while Camelon will face a replay on Saturday after being held at Carmuirs Park by Thorniewood. East Superleague side Camelon found it tough going against their West Super First Division opponents as they twice had to come from behind to earn a [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies CAMELON climbed to third place in the Superleague table with an impressive victory at Sauchie but they were made to sweat in the closing stages. Kevin Kelbie gave Danny Smith’s men a first half lead from the penalty spot on 15 minutes after Colin Allison had been fouled. Camelon continued to show their dominance after the [...]

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 CAMELON were the day’s highest scorers as they hit RAF Lossiemouth for 13 to coast into the third round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup. Danny Smith’s showed no signs of travel tiredness in the early exchanges given that their bus departed for Lossiemouth at 7am this morning. Colin Allison gave the Mariners an early lead and [...]

ScottishCup CAMELON boss Danny Smith believes the secret to having a successful season is to stay in the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup until at least after Christmas. And few would argue with The Mariners gaffer who enjoyed a trophy laden playing career collecting three Scottish Junior Cup winners medals along the way with Linlithgow Rose. Camelon travel [...]

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 [...]

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_GoalKick CAMELON followed up last week’s impressive victory over Bonnyrigg by moving joint second in the table as they came from behind with 10 men to defeat Musselburgh. The hosts started the game well but passed up a number of good opportunities to take the lead and then they were dealt a blow on the half-hour mark. Musselburgh’s Michael [...]

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 [...]

PollokTackle HILL OF BEATH got their Superleague campaign off to a winning start but were made to sweat by a Camelon side who deserved to take something from the game. The Haws haven’t had the best of starts to their season and boss Jock Finlayson would have demanded his team began the game well and they did [...]

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 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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks SUPERLEAGUE new boys Sauchie came out on top in a pulsating League Cup match against 10-man Camelon. There wasn’t much to separate the teams in the first half although the hosts may have edged it. But the game came to life when Chris Purdie slotted home a penalty for the hosts just after half-time. Camelon stepped [...]

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 CAMELON completed their East Super League campaign in sixth place last term which was a big improvement on the previous season when they only avoided relegation on the last day of the season. The Mariners started last season in great form and at one stage it looked like they would mount a title challenge but [...]