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Spartans 3 v 1 Whitehill Welfare

April 28, 2013

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Spartans are into the King Cup Final following a convincing 3-1 victory at home to Whitehill Welfare. Spartans opened the scoring after just 7 minutes when Keith McLeod’s cross from the edge of the 6 yard area was headed home at the back post by Willie Bremner. The highly entertaining game was filled with action […]

Lothian Thistle 0 v 1 Spartans

March 25, 2013

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Spartans secured an important three points with a 1-0 victory against Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale at Saughton Enclosure on Saturday. Spartans started strong and adapted to the conditions early on. Andy Martin’s pace was causing problems in the Lothian defense as players struggled to keep their feet on the slippery surface. Martin used his paced […]

Edinburgh University 1 v 3 Leith Athletic

March 25, 2013

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Leith Athletic  set up a quarter-final clash with Craigroyston FC in the League Cup, after a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Edinburgh University at Peffermill Playing Fields. The game started with both teams pushing for an early opener and the best chance of the opening exchanges fell to Jack Combe after just seven minutes.  A cross […]

Kelso United 3 v 1 Burntisland Shipyard

March 18, 2013

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Although after losing to Eyemouth last week, the mood in the Shipyard camp was a confident one as they travelled to face Kelso United, as the performance against Eyemouth was way better than the scoreline suggested. Manager Myles Allan had to replace the unavailable Dale Robertson, Stuart Innes and Alex Peoples with Robbie Cunningham, Gordon […]

Leith Athletic 1 v 5 Berwick Rangers Reserves

March 10, 2013

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A four goal haul and man of the match performance from Berwick’s young striker, Josh Morris was enough to seal all three points for the East of Scotland Leagues SFL reserve side. The scoring was opened in the 23rd minute when a through ball from Ross Brady was collected by Kenny O’Brien.  He was brought […]

Spartans 1 v 2 Whitehill Welfare

March 10, 2013

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A bumper crowd at Ainslie Park welcomed both teams on to the park in what promised to be a tough encounter with the prize of a final spot in the South Challenge Cup to play for. The Welfare side contained a few big units and their aerial presence was to prove to be Spartans undoing […]

Gretna 0-0 Spartans

March 7, 2013

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After a win at the weekend in the King Cup, Spartans turned their attention back to league football last night with a visit to Gretna. Returning to the side for this midweeker were Sivewright, Henretty & Manson as Spartans looked to extend their lead at the top in the only Premier match on the card. […]

Berwick Rangers Reserves 4 – 0 Burntisland Shipyard

March 3, 2013

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An early sending off after conceding an even earlier goal severely hampered the Shipyard’s chances of progressing in the King Cup. Mikey Couser superbly saved the penalty that was awarded after the red card but a magnificent strike shortly before half-time and a late double as the Shipyard players tired saw Berwick Reserves progress to […]

Vale of Leithen 6 – 1 Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale

March 3, 2013

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It’s been a long time coming – not since the Scottish Cup Second Round replay against Selkirk in October, to be exact – but Vale finally got a win, writes Dave Ryce. Delight at the five goal gap between the sides at full time must be tempered with the fact that Lothian had to play over […]

Edinburgh University 0-1 Spartans

March 3, 2013

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A Kevin Motion goal was enough to secure Spartans place in the third round of the King Cup at Peffermill today. Spartans started the game well and John Ferguson attempted to spectacularly volley home a Gary Cennerazzo cross after just 5 minutes. He didn’t make the contact he wanted to however and the ball was […]