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Shanley makes move to Edinburgh City permanent

Young footballer Ryan Shanley has left Hibs and signed for Edinburgh City. The 20-year-old striker was on loan to the League Two club but it has been confirmed he has joined Gary Naysmith’s side permanently.Yesterday...

Lowland League: Spartans lose despite dominant performance as Civil draw in Alloa

Spartans welcomed Caledonian Braves to a sun drenched Ainslie Park for yesterday’s Scottish Lowland Football League match. Dougie Samuels men went into the game with stalwart Blair Carswell after the keeper was injured in last...

Tranent take all three points in close game against Newtongrange Star

On a glorious afternoon, an important EOS Premier fixture at pristine Foresters Park saw Tranent take on Newtongrange Star with the home side looking to get back to equal top spot alongside unbeaten Penicuik...

Musselburgh pick up three points in five goal thriller against Jeanfield

On a warm, humid afternoon, a cracking EOS Premier Division match was in prospect at Olivebank with two teams playing for the opportunity of going third in the table, and also for the home...
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Easthouses Lily and Peebles share the spoils in East of Scotland Friday night action

Easthouses Lily welcomed Borders side Peebles Rovers to Newbattle last night in an East of Scotland league match.The monsoon subsided early enough for both teams to produce a really entertaining fixture as Lily tried...

Craig Gordon on becoming the new Hearts captain

It came as no real surprise when Robbie Neilson announced at Thursday’s media conference that Craig Gordon would be taking over the captain’s armband from Steven Naismith. The Hearts stopper was influential in Hearts’ return...
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Craig Gordon was the “only choice” for Hearts captain

Hearts manager Robbie Neilson announced on Thursday that goalkeeper Craig Gordon will be the new club captain after Steven Naismith’s retirement.Gordon made his debut for Hearts in 2002 going on to make over 200...

How Hearts players rated against ICT

Hearts notched up their seventh straight win in all competitions with a 2-1 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tynecastle on Saturday thanks to goals from Steven Naismith and Liam Boyce.But how did...

Since I Was Young – Taking Football’s Rough With The Smooth

It was something my grandson Jack said to me as we departed Tynecastle following Hearts 4-0 demolition of Kilmarnock on a cold Tuesday night in between Christmas and New Year.‘I can’t wait until Friday...

Hearts Look to Beat Again in the Big Time

 After storming to the SPFL Championship last season – easily swatting aside the challenges from city rivals Hibernian and the club that fell from grace i.e. Rangers – Hearts will find another challenge to...

Hilda Ogden & The Google Search

Photo: amazon.co.ukThe other day I was contemplating writing an article for my column in the Hearts Matchday Programme about Scottish football in the 1970s. For an accompanying image, I thought I would try and...

Youth football match descends into chaos

A youth football match last night descended into chaos when the presentation of a cup ended with players and parents turning the presentation into a near brawl.Craigroyston Boys Football Club under 19s were playing in...

Spartans under 17s in Scottish Cup success

Spartans under 17s lifted the Scottish Youth cup today after a convincing victory beating Giffnock Soccer Centre 5-0. This is the first time any Spartans youth team has played in the competition so to...


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