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Arthurlie Football Club

Nickname: The ‘Lie

Founded: 1874

Ground: Dunterlie Park, Carlibar Road, Barrhead (Capacity: 4,000)

Manager: Mark Cameron

League: SJFA West Super League Premier Division

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BallInNet IRVINE MEADOW cemented their place at the top of the West Super Premier with a demolition job on Shotts Bon Acoord. Stevie Rankin’s men ran out comprehensive 6-0 winners at Meadow Park as they continued their 100 per cent start to the campaign. Three goals inside five first half minutes put Medda in command with [...]

BehindGoalNet HOLDERS Auchinleck Talbot began their defence of the West of Scotland Cup in style by hammering locals rivals Cumnock. Tommy Sloan’s side won the trophy last season when they defeated Troon 2-0 at Newlandsfield Park, and they easily booked their place in the second round of this season’s competition with a 6-0 win at Beechwood Park. Boss Sloan [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 BUDGIE McGHEE insists his Clydebank under-achievers let 10-man Arthurlie off the hook at Holm Park. The West Super League Premier Division strugglers had the perfect opportunity to bag their first league win of the season especially after the visitors played 50 minutes with 10-men after Alan Muir was red-carded for picking two quick-fire cautions. But instead of forcing home [...]

BehindGoalNet ARTHURLIE are celebrating West Superleague safety after securing a hard-earned win over Cumnock. The Barrhead side defeated their Ayrshire visitors 2-0 while Glasgow rivals Pollok slumped to a 3-2 defeat at Glenafton meaning the Newlandsfield outfit are relegated from the West Superleague for the first time. After a nip and tuck opening half hour at [...]

JF_Background11.jpg BRIAN McCLUCKIE insists his side will take it one game at a time as they bid to edge away from the fighting pack at the bottom of the table. The Cumnock boss was relieved as they relied on a Stephen McCluskey injury time winner to beat Largs Thistle 2-1 and McCluckie admitting he can enjoy [...]

Ball_GoalKick GARY SMITH insists Arthurlie’s destiny will be decided by everyone at the club as they battle to avoid the drop. The striker returned after a six game ban to a much needed 4-1 win over Kirkintilloch Rob Roy and believes they have enough to see them safe. He said: “The league table never lies and [...]

SlideTackle STEWART MAXWELL insists Rob Roy are proving the doubters wrong after producing a stunning fightback to take the points against Pollok. The Adamslie Park boss hailed his side’s recovery to seal a 4-2 victory in a result which brought a shuddering halt to the Newlandsfield outfits’ short-lived return to form. Maxwell believes the display was [...]

SlideTackle TONY McINALLY is hoping his Pollok side can take a step in the right direction after winning their first game in eight matches. The Pollok boss was satisfied with their comfortable 5-0 win over Renfrew to march into the third round of the League Cup but stressed they must produce more from now until the [...]

SlideTackle BRIAN McLUCKIE has written off his Cumnock’s chances of Superleague success this season but he’s delighted with their recent upward curve in fortunes. A 2-0 win over resurgent Irvine Meadow provided more evidence the Townhead Park side have making real progress during the current campaign. Nok boss McLuckie admits he’s content to strive as high [...]

SlideTackle DARREN HENDERSON insists Hulford have dodged an upset after reaching the last 16 of the Scottish Junior Cup. The Hurlford boss was happy with their 3-0 win at Larkhall Thistle but played down any talk of silverware for the time being. He said: “This was a potential banana skin and all the pressure was on [...]

SlideTackle ROB ROY gained three priceless points in their bid for Superleague safety with a 2-1 win over Cumnock. After a host of top-flight matches fell victim to the weather, Rabs made the most of managing to get their pitch playable despite heavy overnight rain. The Adamslie Park side had Paul McGeough and Willie Sawyers on [...]

JF_Background11.jpg KILBIRNIE LADESIDE took full advantage of a decimated fixture card by taking the points at Petershill and climbing up to third. The Ayrshire side romped to a 5-1 win as the weather forced all other Superleague games to be postponed or abandoned. Despite fierce winds and driving rain, Kilbirnie were in charge throughout the contest [...]

FootballerRedSocks SILKY Bankies battled back from the loss of a second-minute goal to pass Arthurlie into submission. The Barrhead strugglers caught the home men cold when Ryan McGregor headed home but inspired by classy midfielders Adam Strachan and Vinnie Berry the Bankies dominated the match and should have been out of sight by the break. In [...]

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 [...]

JF_Background11.jpg ARTHURLIE secured a priceless point as Ryan McGregor’s late strike earned a draw against champions Auchinleck Talbot. It’s a result which opens up the Superleague title race as Tommy Sloan’s men saw their lead at the top cut to just two points as Hurlford, Kilbirnie and Irvine Meadow keep up the pressure. The Barrhead side were [...]

JF_Background11.jpg SUPERLEAGUE shock-troops Hurlford delivered yet another stunning result as they left it late to seal three points against ten man Arthurlie. The Ayrshire side survived a spirited fightback from the Barrhead side who had former Motherwell kid Gary Smith sent off for mouthing at the referee midway through the first half. Darren Henderson’s United players [...]

ScottishCup SHOTTS boss Tam McDonald admits promotion back into the Superleague comes before Scottish Cup success. The Hannah Park side crusied past Stoneywood with a 4-1 win with Chris Walker, Sean McKenna, Gary McStay and Paul Burns were all on the score sheet as Stuart Skinner fired a consolation. But McDonald insists his team must put [...]

JF_Background11.jpg IRVINE MEADOW roared back to form on the road with a four-goal demolition of Arthurlie. It’s a result that offered real encouragement for better days ahead after the inconsistency of recent months. But it also makes painful reading for the Barrhead outfit who were no match for their Ayrshire visitors who booked their victory almost as [...]

JF_Background11.jpg ROB ROY produced the result of the day as they ran out 4-2 winners at Irvine Meadow. The Kirkintilloch side had Alan Urquhart, Jamie Hay, Scott Morton and a Willie Sawyers penalty to thank for an impressive three points. Medda netted through Paul Maxwell and an own goal but Rabs even had the luxury of [...]

ScottishCup POLLOK caretaker boss Stevie Docherty strengthened his claim for the vacant post as he led his side into the Scottish Junior Cup second round with a 4-1 win over Luncarty and a hat-trick from columnist Iain Diack. After a week which saw John Richardson stun the club by resigning due to family issues it was [...]

SlideTackle GARY SMITH headed home a double to ensure Arthurlie grabbed their first Superleague win of the season with a stylish display at Rob Roy. The Barrhead side came flying out the traps with a determination to put a disappointing start to the campaign behind them and were soon in control at Adamslie. Sean Dillon had [...]

BehindGoalNet RICHIE BARR continued his scoring run with a double as Pollok cruised to the points against derby rivals Arthurlie. The summer signing from Irvine Meadow followed on from his brace last week by once again being the man who made the difference in a game that saw the Newlandsfield side click into gear. Lok dominated [...]

SlideTackle RICHIE BARR’S double made it back-to-back draws for Pollok as they fought to secure a point against Glenafton. The Ayrshire side took the lead on the stroke of half-time through Aaron Connelly only for Barr to level from the spot in the 73rd minute. Barr edged the Glasgow side ahead with 10 minutes remaining before [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies DAVID GORMLEY continued his stunning start to the season with a double as Auchinleck Talbot went goal crazy against Arthurlie. The former Rob Roy striker shared the limelight with team-mate Kier Milliken who also grabbed a brace in a one-sided contest which leaves the Barrhead side rooted to the bottom of the Superleague table and without a point.. [...]

Tommy Martin fires Bankies ahead with the help of a deflection ©Stevie Doogan FIVE-STAR Bankies put Arthurlie to the sword thanks mainly to a stunning first-half power show. Budgie McGhie’s side wiped away the disappointment of last week’s unlucky defeat to Pollok by turning on the style and should have won by more. Lie were second best as they trailed 3-0 at the break but competed better after [...]

SlideTackle SUPERLEAGUE new boys Kilbirnie picked the perfect moment to end a 26-year hoodoo against Arthurlie by kicking off their campaign with three points. The Ayrshire side last got the better of the Barrhead outfit in a Scottish Junior Cup semi-final tie in 1987 despite facing each other in a further eight league campaigns since. But [...]

Ball_GoalKick TWO of the best sides in the West went goal crazy as they hit eight apiece in spectacular warm-ups to next weekend’s league openers. Champions and Scottish Cup holders Auchinleck smashed eight past poor Muirkirk in the Ardagh Glass League Cup and Clydebank battered nine-man Ashfield by a similar 8-0 scoreline in the Euroscot Engineering [...]

FootballMitreGrass IT’S less than three weeks to the start of the West Super Premier season and squad line-ups of the top 12 are starting to take shape. Auchinleck Talbot will once again be hot favourites to defend their crown when Ladbrokes reveal their antepost prices – so can anyone challenge them this time round? Talbot will [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 TEN MAN Glenafton booked a West of Scotland Cup Final spot against Glasgow Perthshire after a five goal thriller against Arthurlie. The home side raced into a two goal lead and threatened to put the game out of sight early on as Ryan Miller found the net straight from a corner in the sixth minute. Ross Robertson’s [...]

SlideTackle ARTHURLIE boss Mark Cameron made a winning farewell to Dunterlie Park as Superleague strugglers Shotts’ misery continues. After bringing his second reign at the club to an end to take up the assistant manager’s post at Albion Rovers, it was fitting and stylish send off with three goals without reply against a doomed Lanarkshire outfit. [...]

SlideTackle THE battle for West Superleague survival took more twists and turns as two Paul Stewart goals guaranteed Arthurlie’s survival in a superb 4-0 win at Rob Roy. It’s three points which confirmed the Barrhead club’s place in the top flight next season but they will know they left it far too close for comfort. Mark [...]

Ball_GoalKick PETERSHILL keeper Mickey White was the hero as he helped his side secure a Central League Cup semi-final spot after a penalty shoot-out win at Arthurlie. The Glasgow side were made to work all the way to eventually secure a result which made for a dramatic afternoon in Barrhead. White kept out a Paul Stewart [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 CLYDEBANK clinched third place in the Super League thanks to two late goals from top scorer Ross McPherson. Arthurlie looked set to pick up three vital points in their fight against relegation when Mark Blakey curled in a first-half free-kick. The home side had chances to add to their lead before being hit by not [...]

BehindGoalNet SHOTTS went goal crazy as they rattled eight past Vale of Leven without reply in their Euroscot Engineering Central League Cup third round clash. In a remarkable afternoon, the strikes were shared throughout the side with eight outfield players all on target within the opening hour for the Hannah Park side. Allan McKenzie sent them [...]

FootballCornerFlag A HOST of West Region Superleague sides were put on the spot as local cup competitions dominated the midweek fixture card. It was a night of drama at a number of ties which were decided by penalty shoot-outs. A John Bradford penalty proved decisive as Cumnock booked an Ayrshire Weekly Press Cup semi-final spot with a [...]

JF_Background11.jpg   ANDY REID’S late strike handed Beith a boost in their battle against the drop as they beat Rob Roy 3-2 with ten men. Ricky Brash opened for the Ayrshire strugglers before Willie Easton and Scott Meechan edged the Kirkintilloch side ahead. It was to spark a second-half recovery as Kenny McLean levelled matters before [...]

SlideTackle STEVEN BONAR returned to haunt former club Petershill by firing a late wondergoal to earn a point for Arthurlie. The Dunterlie Park midfielder’s strike ensures the Barrhead side’s battle against the drop remains on track as the campaign starts to tick down. But Peasie’s attempts to catch Superleague leaders Auchinleck Talbot are all but over [...]

Ball_GoalKick CARLO MONTI fired a double as Pollok leapfrogged local rivals Arthurlie in the Superleague table to ease their relegation fears. The Newlandsfield side recovered from going a goal down to turn on the style and secure a result which strengthens their case for avoiding the drop with five games remaining. But it was Arthurlie who opened the [...]

FootballCornerFlag ARTHURLIE’S Superleague survival hopes were boosted after the Barrhead side claimed a priceless three points at Beith. After a result which allowed the visitors to leapfrog their hosts into a mid-table spot, just three points separates six teams all embroiled in a battle to beat the drop. It was Arthurlie marksman James Marks who fired [...]

JF_Background1 ARTHURLIE fought back from two goals down to earn a share of the spoils with Irvine Meadow in hard fought basement battle. It was the Ayrshire side who looked well on course for the three points as Richie Barr blasted Medda into a two goal half-time lead. The prolific striker rattled in the first in [...]

JF_Background11.jpg RODDY HUNTER rescued a Superleague point for Rob Roy with a late strike at Arthurlie. The Adamslie Park striker hit a double as Rabs blew a two-goal lead before the former Clyde striker struck to deliver a share of the spoils. In an action-packed clash at Dunterlie, both sides were in an attacking mode and [...]

ScottishCup LINLITHGOW ROSE produced a second-half super show to book their place in the last 16 of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup. The East Superleague leaders were convincing winners against their West Superleague hosts as they left Barrhead with a victory courtesy of goals from Colin Strickland, Billy Gibson and a Roddy McLennan double. Arthurlie responded with strikes [...]

SlideTackle PETERSHILL turned on the style as the Superleague title chasers cruised to a 4-0 win over nine-man Arthurlie. Three goals in the opening 15 minutes put Peasie on easy street as the Barrhead side were blown away with a devastating show of clinical finishing. A curling strike from the edge of the box by Graham [...]

Ball_GoalKick BRYAN YOUNG bagged a double as Auchinleck Talbot moved two points clear in the Superleague summit after a hard-fought win over nine-man Arthurlie. The Ayrshire side were made to battle from start to finish as they displayed their title credentials with a crucial win which carries them ahead of Petershill at the top of the [...]

FootballMitreGrass ARTHURLIE came out of cold storage to knock Super League rivals Clydebank out of the West of Scotland Cup. Neither outfit had played this month and it showed with both keepers spectators for most of the match. It always looked like one goal would win it and that proved the case as Ryan McGregor fired home [...]

ScottishCup ARTHURLIE made the most of home advantage to cruise into the Scottish Cup fourth round with a 6-1 romp over Steelend Vics. The Barrhead side were allowed to switch their away tie to Dunterlie Park to enable the game to go ahead and were never in danger of being at the wrong end of an [...]

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 [...]

SlideTackle CAOLAN McALEER grabbed a double as Arthurlie fired four goals past beleaguered Beith. It was to be the visitors though who drew first blood against the Barrhead side as David Merriman misjudged a header to put the ball into his own net and hand the Ayrshire outfit a lead in the 15th minute. The game [...]

FootballCornerFlag RYAN McGREGOR netted with the last touch of the ball to earn Arthurlie a dramatic win at Holm Park. The spoils looked set to be shared when Vinnie Berry’s blockbuster three minutes from time cancelled out James Marks’ first-half goal for Lie. But in injury time Bankies defender Chris Wilson was red-carded to make it 10 [...]

ScottishCup ARTHURLIE produced one of their best performances of the season to overcome East Superleague side Broxburn and book their place in the third round of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup. Mark Cameron’s men started the game brightly and took the lead with only five minutes on the clock through James Marks. Broxburn responded well and worked hard as they [...]

SlideTackle TONY FRASER hit a last minute equaliser to secure a point for Pollok in an action packed clash at Arthurlie. Both sides finished with ten men in match full of talking points and incident. But it was the Barrhead side who drew first blood as James Marks netted in the 14th minute after nipping in [...]

SlideTackle ARTHURLIE eased into the second round of the West of Scotland Cup with a comfortable 3-0 win at Port Glasgow. The Barrhead side were rarely troubled by their hosts and on-form Stevie Dymock volleyed the Superleague side into a 20th-minute lead in spectacular style. It was a story of missed chances until Arthurlie managed to [...]

Ball_GoalKick AUCHINLECK TALBOT fought back from two goals down to claim a win over Arthurlie which keeps them at the Premier Superleague summit. It was an afternoon of drama from the first minute at Barrhead as Paul Stewart nodded in the opener just after the start from a Danny McKay cross. With just 13 minutes on [...]

PollokTackle ARTHURLIE pulled in their first three points of the season with a hard-fought win over 10-man Glenafton. The Barrhead side had to battle for a result which now has their campaign off and running. It was a dream start for the visitors who raced into a second-minute lead thanks to a neat finish from Paul [...]

F_LegendsPollokvArthurlie SOME of the greatest players to grace junior football in Glasgow will roll back the years as the fifth annual Legends match between Arthurlie and Pollok takes place on Sunday. A large crowd is expected to turn out for the Eric Hickey Charity Shield clash between the two old rivals at Newlandsfield. Pollok icons including [...]

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 [...]

KeeperGoalKick IRVINE MEADOW survived a late Arthurlie assault on their goal to claim the win which preserved an unbeaten start to their Superleague title defence. But the Medda made heavy weather of a win which was far from certain as the Barrhead visitors came close to claiming a share of the spoils with a spell of [...]

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 [...]

F_LegendsPollokvArthurlie PENCIL this one in your diary. It’s Sunday, September 9 and it’s the date for the fifth Legends match between ex-players from Arthurlie and Pollok. It promises to be an entertaining 90 minutes and the action starts at Newlandsfield at 3pm, with all proceeds going to charity. The legends game was born out of a [...]

FootballCornerFlag ARTHURLIE shared a point with Cumnock in what proved an entertaining clash at Barrhead. Paul Stewart opened for the home side early in the first half and that looked like giving them a lead going into the interval. But just seconds from the break the Ayrshire side levelled through Richard Hanvey. That proved to be [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 ARTHURLIE bounced back from two defeats in three days to boost confidence ahead of Saturday’s Super League encounter at home to Cumnock. The Barrhead men won 5-1 at Benburb in a dead rubber of a Euroscot Eng Sectional League Cup tie. After an opening-day league defeat at Ashfield and League Cup loss to St Anthony’s, boss [...]

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 [...]

BallAstroturf THE early season midweek junior action continues with a packed fixture card in both the West and East Regions. In the West Region there are some intersting ties taking place in the Sectional League Cup quarter-finals with the pick of the bunch sure to be the Ardagh Glass Sectional League Cup all-Superleague tie between Beith and Irvine [...]

FootballCornerFlag ARTHURLIE suffered a second defeat in three days as they squandered a first-half lead to St Anthony’s in the Euroscot Engineering League Cup. The Barrhead side had former East Stirling striker Stevie Dymock to thank for putting them ahead in the 20th minute. But Gareth Timoney levelled after the break and the Ants made their [...]

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

BehindGoalNet IT was far from a classic at Saracen Park but it’s Ashfield who managed to get their campaign off to a flier with a nervy win over Arthurlie. Just as it appeared as though the stalemate would continue into the interval, Ashfield went ahead on the stroke of half-time through Ally Martin after he cut [...]

Ball_GoalKick A credible seventh place finish last season for Mark Cameron’s Arthurlie side has the Barrhead men believing another season of consolidation in the Super League. With the talent across the pitch in the shape of the likes of Ryan Dean and Steven Dymock remaining for the upcoming campaign, defender Sandy Hodge and goalkeepers Graeme Shepherd [...]