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Kelty Hearts

Kelty Hearts Football Club

Nickname: The Jambos

Founded: 1975

Ground: Central Park, Bath Street, Kelty (Capacity: 2,300)

Manager: Keith Burgess

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 KELTY HEARTS put a massive dent in the Linlithgow Rose title charge with a hard-fought victory at Central Park. The Fifers ran out 2-0 winners but they had to produce a solid second-half defensive display as the champions threw everything at their hosts in an attempt to take something from the game. Ross Philp put Kelty ahead [...]

BallInNet LINLITHGOW ROSE put their stuttering league form behind them by winning easily at West Calder United to progress to the next round of the Fife & Lothians Cup. The East Superleague champions ran out 4-1 winners at the home of the East South Division side to set up a third round clash with Dalkeith Thistle. [...]

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 [...]

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 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 BROXBURN ATHLETIC got back to winning ways with victory at Armadale Thistle to move up to fourth place in the East Superleague. Steve Pittman’s men had suffered heavy defeats at the hands of Auchinleck Talbot and Bo’ness United over the past two weeks but Fraser Keast’s solitary strike on the hour mark secured the three [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup TEN years after lifting the famous trophy Carnoustie Panmure secured their place in the second round of the Scottish Junior Cup with a comfortable victory against Edinburgh United. Barry Myles, Kevin Webster’s penalty and a late Kevin Milne goal secured a 3-1 win for the Gowfers as they overcame the visit of their East South [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

BehindGoalNet CHAMPIONS Linlithgow Rose completed their East Superleague campaign and brought the curtain down on a very successful season with a narrow victory over Kelty Hearts. The win for Mark Bradley’s men ensured that Linlithgow finished their season undefeated in the league and also meant that his team hit the 60 point mark which is a new East Superleague [...]

BallInNet LINLITHGOW ROSE bounced back from their Scottish Junior Cup final heartache by defeating Newtongrange Star to book their place in the final of the East of Scotland Cup. Mark Bradley’s men were shattered last Sunday after losing to Auchinleck Talbot on the biggest stage in junior football so that made for a daunting trip to meet the [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet KELTY HEARTS had to come from behind to win their second Superleague game in four days as they edged out Sauchie in an entertaining game at Central Park. The Fifers have had to face a gruelling schedule of matches with this game being their fourth in seven days but they showed no signs of tiredness as [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet KELTY HEARTS made it through to the final of the ACA Sports League Cup with a deserved victory against Rosyth. The East Superleague side travelled to the home of the East Central Division minnows in confident mood and in the end they ran out comfortable winners. Stuart Cargill opened the scoring for Kelty on 18 minutes and [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup NINE TIME Scottish Junior Cup winners Auchinleck Talbot eased their way into the semi-finals with a clinical first half display to leave Kelty Hearts broken. David Gormley’s first half double and a strike from Kier Milliken put the West Superleague leaders on their way to victory and sub Mick McCann added the fourth near the [...]

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 [...]

Ball_GoalKick MUSSELBURGH ATHLETIC made it five wins from their last six Superleague outings with a narrow victory over Kelty Hearts at the Olivebank. Kelty’s Emirates Junior Cup quarter-final tie against Auchinleck Talbot was again hit by the wintry weather as their snow-covered Central Park pitch was deemed unplayable on Friday afternoon. This paved the way for Musselburgh and Kelty [...]

BehindGoalNet KELTY HEARTS prepared for next week’s rearranged Emirates Junior Cup quarter-final against Auchinleck Talbot with a hard-fought victory at St Andrews. The quarter-final tie should have gone ahead this week but the Kelty pitch failed an early morning inspection and with St Andrews East Superleague game at Carnoustie also postponed due to the weather the clubs [...]

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 KELTY HEARTS booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Emirates Junior Cup for the first time since reaching the final in 2007. Goals in each half from Ross Philip and Darren Smith gave the East Superleague side a deserved victory against West Super First side Kilsyth Rangers at Central Park. Kelty’s victory would have been more [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet STUART HALL denied local rivals Kelty all three points in the Fife derby as he pulled off an oustanding injury-time save to earn Hill of Beath a draw. The Haws started well and were gifted the lead with only minutes on the clock when Clark Kay’s short bac pass was intercepted by Darren Seath who knocked 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 [...]

ScottishCup KELTY HEARTS eased their way into the last 16 of the Emirates Junior Cup with a comfortable victory against West Super First side Cumbernauld United. The Fifers didn’t take long to stamp their authority on this cup tie when with only two minutes on the clock they took the lead courtesy of Stefan Winiarski’s spot-kick after Damon Gray was [...]

ScottishCup KELTY HEARTS came out of cold storage to book their place in the fourth round of the Emirates Junior Cup with a dramatic victory over Penicuik. The third-round clash finally went ahead at Oakley’s Blairwood Park after Kelty’s Central Park was deemed unplayable for the eighth consecutive week. Kelty started well against their East Premier opponents and should have [...]

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 [...]

Goalkeeper BROXBURN ATHLETIC proved they were suffering no hangover after last week’s hammering from Bo’ness in the East of Scotland Cup as they edged out Kelty Hearts to earn three important Superleague points. Both teams had good chances to take the lead in a tight first half with Paul Miller going close for the hosts only to be denied [...]

SlideTackle LINLITHGOW ROSE had to rely on an injury time equaliser to maintain their unbeaten start to the season as they were held by Kelty at Prestonfield. Mark Bradley’s men had enjoyed a 100 per cent start to the season going into this game having won every competitive game so far but Keith Burgess’s impressive side pushed them all [...]

ScottishCup KELTY HEARTS booked their place in the third round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup after producing a deadly second-half display to overcome West Super First side Renfrew. The first half was fairly even with both teams creating some half chances but Kelty gaffer Keith Burgess must have had an impressive half-time team talk up [...]

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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 KELTY HEARTS eventually ran out comfortable winners against a stuffy Musselburgh side to move into third place in the Superleague table. Keith Burgess’s men struggled to cope with Musselburgh’s youngsters in the first half and David McGlynn’s team should possibly have gone into the break in front. Kelty responded at the start of the second half but they were still [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies CARNOUSTIE claimed their first Superleague win of the season and moved off bottom spot as they edged out Kelty with a narrow victory. Ian Gilzean’s men have been struggling since the start of the season but will now be looking to this morale-boosting victory to help them kick-start their season and move up the Superleague table. The first [...]

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 KELTY HEARTS comfortably eased their way into the second round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup with a victory away at Arbroath Vics. The Fifers started well and their dominance told in 30 minutes when Stuart Cargill was tripped in the box and Damon Gray stepped up to stroke the penalty into the net. Cargill then doubled the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ball_GoalKick KELTY HEARTS continued their impressive start to the season as they defeated a gritty St Andrews side in the Fife derby. The hosts who have been in fine form since the start of the season and scoring plenty of goals were shocked by their Fife neighbours when Robert Hendry gave them an early lead. St Andrews [...]

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 [...]

Ball_GoalKick KELTY HEARTS made the perfect start to their Superleague campaign as they showed newcomers Sauchie exactly what life is like in the top flight. Kelty are fancied by many as an outsider for the Superleague title and given their opening-day performance few would argue they’ve got what it takes to be challengers. New signing Brian [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 KELTY HEARTS produced an inspired display as they swept aside their fierce Fife rivals and maintain their 100 per cent start to the season. The visitors didn’t have things all their own way as they were stunned in the first minute when Craig Smart gave the hosts the lead. With the wind to their advantage Hill of Beath should [...]

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 [...]

Ball_GoalKick KELTY HEARTS completed their East Superleague campaign in fifth place last term which was a respectable finish for the Fife outfit. Boss Keith Burgess has managed to keep the nucleus of last season’s squad together at Central Park but that hasn’t stopped the Scotland Juniors gaffer from dealing in the summer transfer market. Burgess would [...]