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Lochee United

Lochee United Football Club

Nickname: The Bluebells

Founded: 1892

Ground: Thomson Park, Napier Drive, Dundee (Capacity: 3,200)

Manager: Paul Ritchie

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 LINLITHGOW ROSE ensured arch rivals Bo’ness United will have to win the title on their own merits after winning comfortably at Thomson Park. The reigning champions swept Lochee United aside with a five-star display to mathematically keep their title hopes alive. The best Linlithgow can now hope for it to finish level on points with [...]

SlideTackle CHAMPIONS Linlithgow Rose remain in the hunt to retain their East Superleague title but they left it late to secure victory at Ballingry. Roddy MacLennan handed Linlithgow a first-half lead at Ore Park but they had to wait until the closing stages of the game when Jamie Mackenzie and Calum Smith netted in the final [...]

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

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 CRAIG O’REILLY’s double helped Newtongrange Star move back to within a point of top spot in the East Superleague after a comfortable win at Lochee United. Jon Voigt had given the Dundee side a deserved lead but goals from Sean Jamieson and John McManus added to O’Reilly’s double as the Midlothian side battled from behind [...]

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

BallInNet LINLITHGOW ROSE booked a Fife & Lothians Cup quarter-final meeting with East Superleague rivals Broxburn Athletic with victory at Dalkeith. The Linlithgow caretaker management team of Jim Harkins and Billy McAdam ensured their short reign ended with a 100 per cent winning record as the Superleague champions eased to a 3-1 win over East Premier side Dalkeith [...]

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 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 [...]

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 NEWTONGRANGE STAR took full advantage of their title rivals being on cup duty by extending their lead at the top of the East Superleague. Alan Millar’s men secured a 4-2 win at Broxburn Athletic to move four points clear of second placed Bo’ness United at the top of the table although they have played two [...]

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 [...]

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 ST ANDREWS Junior Cup joy after last weeks victory over Thorniewood turned to despair as they went down to two late goals against Lochee United at Recreation Park on Saturday. The Fifers had three crucial Superleague points in the bag with ten minutes remaining but the Dundee side hit back at the death to take [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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

FootballerRedSocks2 NEWTONGRANGE STAR took full advantage of playing in the day’s only East Superleague fixture with victory at Carnoustie Panmure. The victory moves last season’s East Premier champions three points clear at the top of the table having played two games more than second placed Linlithgow Rose. Alan Millar’s men ran out 2-0 winners as goals [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

BallInNet MICHAEL McKENNA hit an injury time winner as Musselburgh Athletic completed their East Superleague campaign with victory in a nine goal thriller against Lochee United.  David McGlynn’s youngsters have had a roller coaster season with many of his kids enjoying their first experience of life in the East Superleague. And the nature of their last gasp [...]

BehindGoalNet NEWTONGRANGE STAR learned they are the new East Premier League champions minutes after dumping Lochee United from the East of Scotland Cup in a dramatic penalty shoot-out. Alan Miller’s men booked their place in the East of Scotland Cup quarter-final after Greg Kirk blasted his sudden death penalty over the bar to end the East Superleague side’s chances [...]

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 [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies LOCHEE UNITED completed a Superleague double over Sauchie narrowly defeating them by a single goal in a very competitive game at Beechwood Park. The games defining moment arrived in the first minute when Scott Gates broke free of the Sauchie rearguard and raced in on goal before sliding the ball into the far corner leaving Bryn Halliwell helpless. Sauchie [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet LINLITHGOW ROSE turned on the style as they stormed to their first Superleague title in six years with a classy performance against Lochee United. Mark Bradley’s men continued their remarkable season as they hammered seven goals past the Dundee side to clinch their third Superleague title having previously won the title in 2003 and 2007. [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet LOCHEE UNITED missed the opportunity to collect the season’s first silverware as they were defeated by Kirriemuir Thistle in the DJ Laing North League Cup final. The game took place on Friday evening at Laing Park Carnoustie and many would have expected the Dundee side to win comfortably but they were shocked by their lower league opponents. [...]

GrassStadium LOCHEE UNITED will be looking to retain the DJ Laing North League Cup when they face Kirriemuir Thistle in tonight’s final at Carnoustie’s Laing Park. The Dundee side have almost made this competition their own in recent season’s having won the trophy in 2007, 2008 and 2012 and they’ll now be looking to win the trophy for [...]

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 [...]

BallInNet LOCHEE UNITED produced a second-half fightback to take all three points from a pulsating encounter against St Andrews United at Recreation Park. The victory means Paul Ritchie’s men climb above Carnoustie and Hill of Beath into ninth place in the Superleague table and with a number of games remaining the Dundee side must now be targeting a top-six [...]

FootballSideline LOCHEE UNITED moved off the foot of the East Superleague table with a solid victory against second-placed Sauchie. Goals in each half from Greg Kirk and Scott Gates handed the Dundee side a deserved victory which was only their third Superleague victory of the season, although they do have a number of games in hand [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup JUNIOR CUP specialists Auchinleck Talbot marched into the last eight of as they came from behind to overcome their East Superleague hosts Lochee United. The Ayrshire giants started brightly and Craig Pettigrew went close early on with a volley from the edge of the box which came back off the bar. But against the run of [...]

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 [...]

KeeperGoalKick LOCHEE UNITED came out on top in the Superleague’s basement battle with a hard-fought victory against St Andrews at Thomson Park. Paul Ritchie will be hoping that victory, which was only his team’s second Superleague win this term, will kick-start their season but few people would argue St Andrews deserved at least something out of the game. Lochee went [...]

BallAstroturf CARNOUSTIE PANMURE came out on top in the Tayside derby as they overcame local rivals Lochee United to move up to fourth place in the Superleague table. On loan Peterhead ace Brian Deasley bagged a double and Michael McIlravey also netted for Carnoustie as they raced into a 3-0 lead before Phil Hagen and Greig Kirk replied for Lochee [...]

Ball_GoalKick JON VOIGT’S late penalty was enough to give Lochee United their first league victory of the season and lift the Dundee side off the bottom of the Superleague table. The game looked destined to finish goalless as both keepers produced excellent displays to keep the teams level until Voigt’s decisive strike arrived on 80 minutes. Broxburn’s Fraser [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Ball_GoalKick LOCHEE UNITED left it late to book their place in the second round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup with victory over West Second Division side Blantyre Vics. The hosts would have been looking for a good start and a possible early goal against their lower-league opponents but Blantyre were equal to most of what [...]

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 [...]

LOCHEE UNITED were left frustrated as they were held by Blantyre in the first round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup leaving the teams to do it all again next week in Dundee. Paul Ritchie’s men travelled to Blantyre in confident mood and started the game much brighter creating a number of decent chances in the opening [...]

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 [...]

FootballCornerFlag LINLITHGOW ROSE moved three points clear at the top of the Superleague with a deserved victory over Lochee United at a windy Thomson Park. With Kelty Hearts and Hill of Beath both beaten Mark Bradley’s men ended a satisfying week on top of the table and with their 100 per cent league record still in tact. Linlithgow broke the [...]

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

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet MUSSELBURGH keeper Ally Adams ensured his team claimed their first Superleague point of the season on the opening day at Lochee. The game finished honours even as Jon Voigt equalised for the hosts after Michael McKenna had given the visitors the lead just after the hour mark. Both managers were fairly satisifed with a point [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet YOUNG keeper Ryan Adamson was the Lochee hero as the Superleague side edged past city rivals Dundee Violet to claim their place in the DJ Laing League Cup Final. Both teams struggled to come to terms with the windy conditions in a first half which finished goalless although Lochee did look the likelier to score. The [...]

Goalkeeper LOCHEE coasted into the semi-finals of the DJ Laing League Cup with a five-star display at Dundee rivals East Craigie. Paul Ritchie’s men were always in control of this contest against their City rivals who play in the East North Divison. Jon Voigt and Paul Blackwood put the Superleague side well on their way to victory by [...]

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet LOCHEE UNITED took the honours in the Dundee derby as they cruised to victory against neighbours Lochee Harp. Paul Blackwood put the Bluebells on their way before Graham Hay doubled their tally in a game which was all one-way traffic. Craig Robertson then made it 3-0 for the hosts before Hay grabbed his second of the game form [...]

FootballMitreGrass LOCHEE United completed their East Superleague campaign in seventh place last term which was a respectable finish but given the Dundee club’s recent history many would have been expecting for better. The Thomson Park side have won two Superleague titles within the past 10 years and the level of expectancy at Lochee is always very [...]