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Irvine Meadow

Irvine Meadow XI Football Club

Nickname: The Medda

Founded: 1897

Ground: Meadow Park, Wilson Avenue, Irvine (Capacity: 5000)

Manager: Chris Strain

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 [...]

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 [...]

JuniorGround STEVE RANKIN heaped praise on his Irvine Meadow troops after the North Ayrshire club smashed the reigning champions two-year unbeaten home record. On a day which could have seen Talbot lift the West Superleague title for a third time – Rankin’s dogged Meadow side, who were down to nine men in the closing stages, hung [...]

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

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

ScottishCup IRVINE MEADOW became the third Ayrshire team to reach the semi-finals on the Scottish Junior Cup as they narrowly edged out Bo’ness United. Stevie Rankin’s men will face Ayrshire rivals Hurlford United in the semi-final after Darren Millar’s first half strike saw off the challenge of East Superleague leaders Bo’ness. The large crowd of just under [...]

ScottishCup THE possibility of an all West Region or an all East Region final is still on the cards after the draw was made for the Scottish Junior Cup semi-finals. The draw for the penultimate round of Junior football’s showpiece competition was carried out on Thursday evening live on Central FM’s ‘The Football Show’ which is [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup IRVINE MEADOW became the bookies’ favourites to lift the Scottish Junior Cup after overcoming Penicuik to book their place in the quarter-finals. Stevie Rankin’s men were run close by the 10 men from Midlothian in the replay at Meadow Park as the Ayrshire giants eventually ran out winners. Last week’s cup-tie at Penicuik ended goalless and many [...]

ScottishCup PENICUIK boss Craig Meikle insists the pressure is all on Irvine Meadow for this week’s Scottish Junior Cup replay in Ayrshire. Meikle’s men battled out a goalless draw with the West Region cracks in Midlothian on Saturday to stay in the Junior Cup and remain on course to reach the last eight for the first time [...]

ScottishCup HURLFORD United remain on course to lift the Scottish Junior Cup for the first time ever after booking a spot in the last eight. Darren Henderson’s men came out on top with a 2-1 victory in the East meets West clash against 2005 winners Tayport at The Canniepairt in Fife. The Ayrshire men raced into a two goal [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup IRVINE MEADOW ensured their season continues to go from strength to strength after booking a Junior Cup last 16 spot at the expense of Petershill. The Ayrshire side came out on top in a replay which was billed as a grudge match after the Glasgow side’s controversial equaliser earned a late draw last weekend. A crowd [...]

ScottishCup STEVE RANKIN blasted Petershill for a lack of sportsmanship after Kenny Hadden’s controversial equaliser left the Irvine Meadow gaffer raging. Medda looked to have booked their place in the fifth round of the Scottish Junior Cup after Paul Maxwell and Sean Fraser had the Ayrshiremen two up until supersub Paul Woods threw Peasy a lifeline. But [...]

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 NEW Pollok boss Tony McInally couldn’t get his reign off to a winning start as they slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Irvine Meadow The former Shotts gaffer will know the size of his task after watching familiar failings from the Glasgow giants in yet another defeat in what has been a campaign of underachievement. [...]

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 STEVIE RANKIN insists Irvine Meadow are severe underdogs for the Superleague title despite making it six wins in row. The Ayrshire side hit the summit and moved alongside Auchinleck Talbot with a 2-0 win over Glenafton Athletic. Goals from Ryan Caddis and Garry McCann ensured another three points in the title race and Rankin is refusing to get carried [...]

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 [...]

JF_Background11.jpg ROB ROY’S battle against the drop received a boost after Alan Urquhart netted the only goal of the game as the Adamslie Park side beat Glenafton 1-0. Irvine Meadow made it seven wins in a row when they came back to win 2-1 at Kilbirnie with Gary McCann blasting a double despite Darren McLean opening [...]

SlideTackle STEVIE DOCHERTY believes it’s onwards and upwards after Pollok secured only their third league win of the season. The Newlandsfield boss was thrilled as they beat Rob Roy 3-1 and is adamant they are looking to push on from now until the end of the campaign. He said “Our league form has not been great [...]

JF_Background2.jpg IRVINE MEADOW made hard work of their win over Pollok after almost allowing a three goal lead to slip from their grasp. The Ayrshire side’s recent revival was underlined by a superb second-half spell which looked like putting them well out of sight from the Glasgow giants but they were to endure a scare at [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup DIRECT football beat pretty passing as clinical Meadow claimed the scalp of their Super League rivals to march into the third round of the Scottish Cup. Paul Maxwell a second-half winner as Medda came from behind then survived a late onslaught in atrocious conditions in Ayrshire. Gary McCann and Chris Hall hit Meadow’s others while [...]

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 juniorfitba.com columnist Iain Diack. After a week which saw John Richardson stun the club by resigning due to family issues it was [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 AUCHINLECK TALBOT left it until the last-minute to maintain their 100-per-cent Superleague record with a ten man  1-0 win over Irvine Meadow. The champions had to play the last half hour without Ally Park who was red carded for picking up a second booking but the numerical disadvantage didn’t prevent them picking up the three [...]

KeeperGoalKick RED-HOT Ross McPherson extended his goal-a-game run to four with an exquisite strike to earn a Clydebank a hard-fought point. McPherson thundered a 25-yard shot into the top corner 20 minutes from time to cancel out Mark Sideserf’s opener. In the end a point apiece was probably the right result. Medda had chances to extend [...]

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 [...]

PollokTackle IRVINE MEADOW made a winning start to their Superleague campaign against Glenafton thanks to a Paul Maxwell double and a touch of good fortune. An own goal from unfortunate Glens defender Ryan McChesney put the game out of reach for the hosts who will feel aggreived at having nothing to show for their efforts. Maxwell [...]

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 [...]

FIVE players saw red as Largs Thistle booked an Ayrshire Weekly Press Cup Final place with an impressive win at Irvine Meadow. But it was the display of the referee who was the main talking point in a match which saw Thistle race into the lead. Eddie Newton put the visitors ahead and Kevin Struthers [...]

irvinemeadow005 STEVIE RANKIN has ended a trophy-laden 10-year spell with Ashfield to make the switch to Irvine Meadow. The 57-year-old has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the divisions with the Springburn side which has taken them from the depths of the junior game into the Superleague. But the lure of taking charge of the Ayrshire giants [...]

SlideTackle TWO first half goals secured three priceless points for Irvine Meadow against ten man Pollok. Chris Strain’s side continued their recent hot streak which is hauling the Ayrshire club towards Superleague safety. Medda’s display should have delivered a more generous winning margin as John Richardson’s Lok’s struggles continue. It was the visitors who threatened first [...]

Ball_GoalKick IRVINE MEADOW finally clicked into gear as they hit Rob Roy for six with a sensational goal feast at Adamslie Park. It was a day to remember for Richie Barr who fired four goals past a stunned Rabs side which was missing key players but appeared to have their minds already geared on the summer [...]

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 [...]

Ball_GoalKick NEIL McGOWAN’S late winner threw Irvine Meadow a survival lifeline with a backs to the wall display against Ashfield. The Ayrshire side had keeper Michael Wardrope to thank for taking the full three points on an afternoon when performance came secondary to the result. Despite the Springburn side creating a host of first half chances, [...]

Ball_GoalKick ROB ROY’S never-say-die season continued as they fought back to claim a share of the spoils at Irvine Meadow. The Kirkintilloch side have made a habit of second -half revivals and added another to their list in Ayrshire. It was the Rabs who drew first blood as Kevin Bradley’s 25-yarder sailed into the net on [...]

JF_Background11.jpg AUCHINLECK TALBOT increased their lead at the top of the Superleague to five points with a comfortable win over reigning champions Irvine Meadow. Two first half goals secured a result which leaves Tommy Sloan’s men leaving the rest in their trail as they enjoy two games in hand over nearest challengers Petershill. But it leaves [...]

FootballMitreGrass IRVINE MEADOW raised the Barr to beat a Clydebank side who could have played all day without scoring. The troubled Ayrshire men took the points with a Richie Barr double despite playing for an hour with 10 men – and being able to name just two outfield subs after realeasing several players in a cost-cutting [...]

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 [...]

ScottishCup A PAUL McINNES wonder strike was enough for Cumnock to secure a Scottish Cup win over Ayrshire rivals Irvine Meadow. The midfielder’s stunning 30-yard strike on the half-hour mark ensured his side take their place in the last eight for the first time in five years. In what was a fiercely-contested tie the visitors enjoyed the [...]

SlideTackle AN own goal from Mark McGill allowed Irvine Meadow to march into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup with a narrow win at Shettleston. The Ayrshire side were pushed all the way at Greenfield Park on a bumpy pitch which and brought in to minimum requirements especially for the replayed tie. In a game [...]

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 [...]

GARY SMITH has warned Irvine Meadow the best is yet to come from Shettleston after they forced a replay in stormy Scottish Cup clash in Ayrshire. The former Motherwell striker fired two late goals as the Glasgow side fought back from going two down to earn a draw with the Superleague giants. Willie Kinninburgh and [...]

FootballCornerFlag IRVINE MEADOW’S long wait for a league win was brought to an end as two second-half goals earned the points at Pollok. The Ayrshire side’s alarming slide down the Superleague table in recent weeks had taken them into the drop zone but it was a return to form which allowed Medda to climb back into [...]

Ball_GoalKick PAUL WOODS hit a treble as Petershill cruised into the next round of the New Coin Holdings West of Scotland Cup with a 3-0 win at Lanark United. The striker fired a first-falf double before sealing his hat-trick with a late penalty to put the shine on a result which was rarely in doubt. Shotts [...]

Ball_GoalKick A GOAL in each half allowed Auchinleck Talbot to leapfrog Petershill and reclaim their place at the Superleague summit. But both sides were reduced to 10 men during a match which piles more misery on Irvine Meadow who continue to struggle to pick up results. Talbot were made to wait until one minute before the [...]

SlideTackle PETERSHILL moved three points clear at the West Superleague summit after a superb success against 10-man Irvine Meadow. The Springburn side made a statement of intent with a comprehensive display at the reigning champions who have now gone six games without a win and face the real danger of being dragged into a relegation battle. Peasie raced [...]

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SlideTackle BEITH racked up a much-needed three points with a battling win at Irvine Meadow. But it’s a result which leaves Medda looking for a league win for the third game on the bounce. Beith opened the scoring in the 19th minute when Kenny McLean fed Andy Reid who fired in from close range. Five minutes later [...]

ScottishCup THREE second-half goals allowed Irvine Meadow to sail into the Scottish Cup fourth round after a stormy clash at St Anthony’s. Both sides were reduced to 10 men during an encounter which had a spate of goalmouth incident and drama along the way. It was Medda who broke the deadlock after Liam McGuinness’s clinicial finish [...]

Ball_GoalKick DANNY MITCHELL’S injury-time winner secured a much-needed three points for Glenafton as Irvine Meadow suffered yet another defeat. In what proved to be an all-Ayrshire cracker, both teams were reduced to 10 men in an action-packed clash which flowed from end to end. It was the Glens who raced into a sixth-minute lead thanks to [...]

Ball_GoalKick A GOAL after just 25 seconds sent Ashfield racing towards an impressive win over Irvine Meadow. Chris Hall’s quickfire strike allowed the Saracen Park side to gain the upperhand against the Ayrshire side who levelled in the 16th minute through a Richie Barr header. Ashfield’s response was rapid as Sean Fraser then converted a Gary [...]

SlideTackle IRVINE MEADOW edged an all-Ayrshire clash against 10-man Cumnock to climb into the top half of the Superleague table. The Medda made the most of an impressive start and opened the scoring in the eighth minute from the spot after Tom Brighton had been hauled down. Marksman Richie Barr stepped up to calmly slot home [...]

SlideTackle IRVINE MEADOW made heavy weather of their win at Vale of Leven as two second-half goals booked a Scottish Cup third round spot. The Ayrshire giants struggled to beak down their stuffy hosts and goalmouth incidents were at a premium in a frustrating first half for the Superleague side. Despite enjoying the bulk of possession, [...]

BehindGoalNet IRVINE MEADOW came out on top in a thrilling Ardagh Glass Sectional League Cup final with a dramatic spot kicks victory against arch rivals Auchinleck Talbot. The game was a superb advert for junior football with both teams fully committed to collecting the seasons first silverware at Beith’s Bellsdale Park. Chris Strain’s men finally got the better of [...]

Ball_GoalKick INJURY-RAVAGED Irvine Meadow had a Keiran Burns to thanks for a narrow one-goal West of Scotland Cup win over Newmains. But it was far from comfortable for the Ayrshire side who managed to bring a three-game losing run to a halt. Medda made heavy weather of the tie despite  getting off to the perfect start [...]

Ball_GoalKick IRVINE MEADOW suffered a second-half collapse as they made a Scottish Cup exit at Queen’s Park. It was a depleted Medda line-up at the National Stadium as Tom Brighton missed out and Richie Barr was their only starting striker. Despite matching the amateurs for 45 minutes, the roof was to cave in after the break [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 PETERSHILL hit a goal in each half to grab all three points against a powder-puff Irvine Meadow side. Despite dominating for most of the clash, a host of missed chances prevented Peasie from securing the win by a far more comfortable margin. It required a Paul Woods’ penalty after 32 minutes to send them on [...]

JuniorGround ROSS McPHERSON maintained his goal a game league record to earn Clydebank a good three points. McPherson hammered in his fourth of the season just before the break as the champions were frustrated at Holm Park. Bankies boss Budgie McGhie changed his defence after last week’s sorry show at Ashfield and he’ll be thrilled at [...]

JuniorGround CLYDEBANK boss Budgie McGhie welcomes the visit of the Super League champions even though his side defended like dummies last weekend. McGhie is set to make changes at the back after Bankies gifted Ashfield four goals – and ultimately the points. The name Irvine Meadow would strike fear into most managers after such a shoddy [...]

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 [...]

JuniorGround   IRVINE MEADOW set up an Ardagh League Cup Final clash with Auchinleck Talbot after a dramatic win over Kilbirnie Ladeside. The Medda had coasted into a two-goal lead thanks to new signing Willie Kinniburgh and Richie Barr before Darren McLean pulled one back. A moment of controversy then saw Ryan Smillie fire home from [...]

FootballBoots   SUPER LEAGUE giants Irvine Meadow and Auchinleck Talbot will contest the Ayrshire Cup Final after thrilling wins tonight. Talbot recovered from 2-0 down to beat Glenafton 3-2 in a crackerjack of a match. And Super League champions Medda were equalled pushed. They led 2-0 and were pegged back to 2-2 before Chris Strain hit [...]

FootballMitreGrass WHAT a huge night it is in the West on Wednesday as eight teams battle it out for places in the first two finals of the season. Irvine Meadow and Auchinleck are expected to set up a clash of the giants in the Ardagh Glass Sectional League Cup by winning semi-finals against Kilbirne and Glenafton [...]

FootballMitreGrass IRVINE MEADOW fans have been dreaming of a trip to Hampden – and they’ve got their wish. The West Super League champions will face Queen’s Park away in the second round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. It’s a cracking tie for everyone associated with the club and hopefully they’ll put on a show to [...]

FootballerRedSocks TOM BRIGHTON’S goal-laden start to the season continued as he grabbed a hat-trick to help ease Irvine Meadow into the second round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. The former Rangers striker’s treble was sandwiched between a Richie Barr effort as the Ayrshire side delivered a comprehensive win over Gala Fairydean. Brighton’s first arrived just [...]

BallInNet BONNYRIGG boss Max Christie has warned his players they need to be at their best against Girvan as he eyes a money- spinning Scottish Cup run. The Midlothian side gained entry to the William Hill Scottish Cup for only the second time in their history as a result of last season’s East Superleague success. Christie’s men [...]

SlideTackle IRVINE MEADOW’S late surge against nine-man Beith was enough to book a Ardagh Cup semi-final spot. The tie had been level at 2-2 before the contest erupted with David McGowan and Kenny McLean both being red-carded which allowed Medda to retake control of the game. Former Clyde striker Tom Brighton had secured a 2-0 cushion [...]

JF_Background11.jpg THERE were goals galore as Ayrshire giants Irvine Meadow and Auchinleck Talbot survived scares to reach the semi-finals. Talbot were held 3-3 at home to Troon but won 7-6 on penalties while Medda beat nine-man Beith 4-2 at Bellsdale Park. Two Tom Brighton goals looked to have the West Super League champions in control but [...]

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 IRVINE MEADOW fought back from a goal down to deliver the perfect start to their defence of their Superleague title with a 2-1 win over Shotts. It was a harsh baptism to life in the top flight for the Hannah Park side who missed a first-half penalty before having a man sent off. Richie Barr [...]

KickOff CHAMPIONS Irvine Meadow are chasing their third Superleague title in a row as they kick-off their campaign against Scottish Cup holders Shotts. But they’ll need to do it without the service of club legend and physio of 49 years Dunky Black who has announced his retirement. One new face is local lad and former Rangers [...]