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St Andrews United

St. Andrews United Football Club

Nickname: United, Saints

Founded: 1920

Ground: Recreation Park, Langlands Road, St. Andrews (Capacity: 2000)

Manager: Jim Hardie

League: SJFA East Superleague

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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 [...]

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

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

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

BallInNet NEWTONGRANGE STAR produced a five-star display to move three points clear at the East Superleague summit. The New Victoria Park side hammered five goals past sorry Armadale Thistle without reply to leapfrog pre-match table toppers Bo’ness who lost at Lochee United. Sean Jamieson was again the main man for Alan Millar’s new league leaders as the prolific striker bagged a hat-trick [...]

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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

BehindGoalNet 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 ST ANDREWS UNITED marched in to the last 32 of the Scottish Junior Cup with a battling display against a physical Thorniewood United at Recreation Park. The introduction of Jamie Mackie turned the game for Saints as he made the first goal for Gary Sutherland and then sealed victory with his strike in injury time. [...]

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

BehindGoalNet CALUM SMITH netted a double as Linlithgow Rose responded to last week’s William Hill Scottish Cup exist with a convincing victory over St Andrews in the East Superleague. Smith made it six goals from five starts this season with his double either side of Craig Wedderburn’s unfortunate own goal and Colin Strickland also got his [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

BallInNet INTERIM manager Alan McSkimming did his chances of landing the Carnoustie job no harm after his men took all three points in the battle of the golfing towns at Laing Park. St Andrews boss Jim Hardie must be wondering where his team’s next goal is going to come from as once again Saints wasted a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies CALUM HENDRIE produced a second half super show as he inspired his new Sauchie team mates to overturn a two-goal deficit and claim all three points against St Andrews. If ever a game deserved the tag ‘a game of two halves’ then this encounter at Beechwood Park was certainly it as recent signing Hendrie bagged a second [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 MUSSELBUGH ATHLETIC made it three away Superleague victory’s on the bounce as left Fife with maximum points after they overcame St Andrews 2-0 at Recreation Park.   David McGlynn’s young side continued their impressive run of wins on the road courtesy of goals from Steven Noble and Ryan McCallum while Saints man Jamie Mackie saw red for [...]

BallInNet ST ANDREWS secured back to back Superleague wins for the first time this season to move off the foot of the table with victory at Hill of Beath. Not for the first time this season a lack of discipline was the reason behind Hill of Beath’s second half capitulation and St Andrews capitalised with a clinical [...]

BehindGoalNet ST ANDREWS UNITED secured only their second league win of the season with a hard-fought victory against Superleague new boys Broxburn Athletic on Saturday. Two days following the celebration of St Valentine, St Andrews declared their love for playing Broxburn with a fine 2-1 victory at Recreation Park completing the double over Steve Pittman’s men. [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies ST ANDREWS UNITED striker Ryan Dignan grabbed a late equaliser for the East Superleague’s basement boys as they came from behind to gain a deserved point against Sauchie at Recreation Park. The game started very brightly on an excellent playing surface and it was the home side that took the lead on 10 minutes with a goal of quality [...]

FootballSideline ST ANDREWS UNITED have been offered the chance to purchase a piece of the club’s history, the Scottish Junior Cup winner’s medal presented to Alan Ross, coach of the 1960 winning side. However, to make it possible they need your help. St Andrews Utd must raise a sizeable sum to bring the medal back to [...]

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

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 [...]

SlideTackle LINLITHGOW ROSE gaffer Mark Bradley insists there will be no title talk after his team opened up a 15-point gap at the top of the Superleague table with victory over St Andrews. The league leaders ran out comfortable winners against the bottom club with goals from Colin Strickland, Gordon Herd and a Roddy MacLennan double with Gary [...]

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

ScottishCup ST ANDREWS crashed out of the Emirates Junior Cup after being well beaten by East Premier side Jeanfield Swifts. The visitors had thrashed St Rochs and Port Glasgow in previous rounds and have also managed a victory over Jim Hardie’s side earlier this season but were still the underdogs going in to this third-round clash. But the underdog tag was soon [...]

FootballCornerFlag HILL OF BEATH got their Superleague campaign back on track with a comfortable victory in the end but St Andrews once again only have themselves to blame. Jim Hardie’s men dominated the first half and created some good goalscoring opportunities but all too often this season the Recreation Park side have failed to take the lead when [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies MUSSELBURGH claimed their first Superleague victory of the season as they defeated fellow strugglers St Andrews at Olivebank. David McGlynn’s youngsters have been playing well in recent weeks without getting the results that they have maybe deserved but they finally got the league victory that McGlynn hopes will kick-start their season. The hosts struggled to gain a foothold in the early [...]

BehindGoalNet HOLDERS St Andrews crashed out of the East of Scotland Cup in the first round as they were beaten by lower-league opposition on penalties. The Saints hosted East Premier side Oakley and things appeared to be going well for the Superleague side when Jonny McRae gave them a first-half lead but late in the game the [...]

ScottishCup ST ANDREWS UNITED made their Superleague quality count against North Division One side Parkvale at Findon Park but it was far from easy on a narrow glue-pot of a pitch. United started well and were gifted the lead on 11 minutes when home full back Mark Morrice over hit a back pass that evaded the keeper and curled in [...]

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 [...]

KeeperGoalKick LINLITHGOW ROSE maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with a comfortable victory over struggling St Andrews. The victory mean’s that Mark Bradley’s men remain five points ahead of the chasing pack at the top of the Superleague and after Ruari McLennan gave them the lead on 7 minutes there was never any doubt that they were [...]

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

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

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

ScottishCup ST ANDREWS sealed their place in the second round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup but were pushed all the way by minnows Spartans. Jim Hardie’s men reached the quarter-finals of last year’s competition only to be knocked out by eventual winners Shotts and the hosts raced into a two-goal lead with strikes by Sam Buchan in 24 [...]

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 [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 ST ANDREWS were denied their first Superleague win of the season as Carnoustie battled back from two goals down to take a share of the points. Jim Hardie’s men will be kicking themselves after surrendering an early two-goal lead which they should have added to before Carnoustie came fighting back. Ryan Dignan gave the hosts the lead after [...]

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 [...]

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

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

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

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

SlideTackle ST ANDREWS boss Jim Hardie will be looking for a vast improvement from his team in next week’s Superleague opener after a disappointing draw at Bankfoot. The Fifers travel to Bonnyrigg to kick off their Superleague campaign where they will need to produce a better showing than they did at Bankfoot. The Central Division hosts took an early lead [...]

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 [...]

Ball_GoalKick ST ANDREWS had to come from behind against a stuffy Thornton Hibs side and ran out comfortable winners in the end. The match was due to be played at Thornton’s Memorial Park but was switched to St Andrews Recreation Park on Friday due to a waterlogged pitch. Former St Andrews striker Kris Maxwell came back to [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies St ANDREWS completed their first ever season in the East Superleague in ninth place last term. This was a great achievement for the Fife club given that many had tipped them at the start of the season to go straight back down to the East Premier. Jim Hardies’s men struggled with life in the top [...]

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 [...]