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Spartans’ Eddie Malone nominated for Scottish Cup ‘Goal of the Round’

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A goal from Spartans' Eddie Malone has been nominated for the William Hill Scottish Cup 'Goal of the Round'The goal came in Spartans 5-1 victory over Coldstream on the 26th September.There are seven goals...

William Hill Scottish Cup First Round

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Yesterday was an exciting day of football in the William Hill Scottish Cup, with 77 goals scored in the 17 ties.It was a particularly  good day for the three Edinburgh based sides with Lothian Thistle beating...

Hibs, Hearts, Spartans and Boroughmuir players in Scotland Women’s Under-15 Squad

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Hibs, Hearts, Spartans and Boroughmuir Thistle have players in the Scotland Women's under-15 Squad.Five players from Edinburgh teams were selected in Pauline Hamill's squad for a training camp at the end of this month, namely Hibs' Kirsty...

Muirhouse residents respond to Syrian Appeal

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The Muirhouse Community Shop has had an incredible response to its appeal for clothes and toiletries for Syrian refugees.Pilton Youth and Children's Project (PYCP) and  Spartans F.C. both acted as collection points as well as the shop. The...

William Hill Scottish Cup First Round Draw

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Spartans will face Coldstream at Ainslie Park in the first round of this year's William Hill Scottish Cup whilst Edinburgh City travel to play Strathspey Thistle.Lothian Thistle are at home Girvan or Kelty Hearts...

Spartans collection for fire victim Garry ‘Grim O’Grady’ Betts

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Spartans have set up a collection for Garry 'Grim O'Grady' Betts whose family home in North Edinburgh was destroyed by a fire yesterday.  As a result, 'Grim' and his family have lost all their possessions including...

Spartans ejected from Lowland League Cup after oversight

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Spartans have been ejected from the Lowland League Cup after naming an ineligible player in their squad for Saturday's 4-0 quarter-final victory over Preston Athletic.Goalkeeping coach Mark Cairns was on the bench for the...

American star signs for Spartans FC Women

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Spartans' FC Women have announced a major new signingAmerican Morgan Mitchell who previously played for Armstrong State University in Savannah Georgia and for the Atlanta Silverbacks in the Women’s Pro-Am Soccer League yesterday put...

Penalty shoot out for MND

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Both David Cameron and Ed Miliband backed their teams for victory today as the battle for Number 10 took to the football pitch in Edinburgh. Labour and the Conservatives faced each other in a penalty shoot-out to...

Lowland League to host first GroundHop day in Scotland

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This weekend the Lowland League will host the first ever GroundHop event in Scotland.It’s expected around 250 football fans from across the Country will take part in the weekend organised by GroundHop UK.Groundhop UK...

Hibs to face Berwick Rangers in Scottish Cup quarter final

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Hibs will face Berwick Rangers in the quarter final of the William Hill Scottish Cup at Easter Road on Sunday 8 March, kick off 12.45pm.Berwick beat  Lowland League side Spartans 1-0 in a replay at Shielfield Park last...

Advice for Spartan Army travelling to Berwick

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Spartans have issued advice for supporters heading to Berwick tonight for the William Hill Scottish Cup replay which will determine who will meet Hibs at Easter Road.The convoy of 11 coaches containing the Spartan Army...

Hibs’ quarter final tie to be played on Sunday 8 March

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Hibs'  upcoming William Hill Scottish Cup quarter final tie against either Spartans or Berwick Rangers will take place at Easter Road on Sunday 8 March, kick off 12.45pm (live on Sky Sports).This means that...

Spartan Army dreaming of trip across city

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The 'Spartan Army' are dreaming of an Edinburgh derby in the quarter final of the Scottish Cup but first they have to see off Berwick Rangers on February 17th.After the draw at Hampden Park...

Spartans aiming to reach Scottish Cup quarter finals

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Spartans hope to make history tomorrow by becoming the first non-league side to reach the Scottish Cup quarter finals in almost 50 years.The Ainslie Park outfit have so far  defeated East Kilbride, Clyde and Morton...

Spartans’ striker George Hunter joins St Johnstone

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Spartans' striker George Hunter has joined SPFL Premiership club and Scottish Cup holders St Johnstone.  The 18 year old has signed a full time contract through to Summer 2017. Chairman Craig Graham told the club website: “We are...

Hibs to host Arbroath in last 16 of Scottish Cup

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Hibs will face Arbroath in the 5th round of this year’s Scottish Cup.Their  fans will be hoping for a similar score to the last time the teams met in the Scottish Cup when the...

Cup Joy for Spartans

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The mighty Spartans created one of the shocks of the William Hill Scottish Cup weekend when they defeated League Two side Clyde at Ainslie Park on an afternoon of high drama.Clyde, now managed by...

Spartans trio shortlisted for SWPL Awards

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  A trio of Spartans Women have made the shortlist for the 2014 SWPL Awards, where players and managers are recognised by their fellow footballing friends and foes for their contribution on and off the pitch.Manager...

Hibs’ under-20s face Spartans at Ainslie Park tonight

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Hibs’ under-20s kick off the pre-season programme with a trip across the city to face Lowland League club Spartans at Ainslie Park tonight (kick off 7.30pm).Head of Academy Coaching James McDonaugh (Pictured) says his...

Hibs face Rangers in Petrofac Training Cup

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Hibs will face Rangers at Ibrox in the first round of the Petrofac Training Cup, whilst Hearts welcome Annan Athletic to Tynecastle and Spartans take on Morton in Greenock.The draw was made at Easter...

Hibs and Spartans in Unique Collaboration

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Hibernian FC and Spartans FC today announced a unique collaboration aimed at creating the best development pathway for young football players in Scotland.The two clubs are each renowned in their own right for their...

Football – Forfar feel the force of free-scoring Spartans Women

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 Spartans Women returned to winning ways with an emphatic 16-0 win over Forfar Farmington at Ainslie Park.A double hat-trick from Sarah Ewens, taking her career total to 83 from 103 games for the club...

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Weekly Sports Roundup

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Congratulations to Spartans and Hibs EOS for winning their respective league titles.Rugby by John PreeceEdinburgh suffered a catastrophic loss to foot of the table, Zebre, in Italy on Saturday as it ended their hopes...

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Weekly Sports Roundup

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Rugby by John PreeceEdinburgh lost their latest match in the RaboDirect PRO12 League to Ulster on Friday night. The match kicked off in torrential rain, but Edinburgh were quickly on the attack. However, they...

Football – Spartans SWPL opening day success

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A second half penalty by Sarah Ewens earned Spartans an opening day win against Hamilton at Ainslie Park in what Manager Debbi McCulloch described as “a comfortable performance” that delivered “an important three points the...

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Weekly Sports Roundup

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Sad news from Murrayfield on Saturday. A 60-year-old supporter, who was watching the Scotland v England match with a group of friends, took ill. Paramedics were quickly on the scene and the supporter was...

Football – Spartans v Durham

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Spartans continued their pre-season winning ways with a 4-3 victory over English Super League 2 side Durham at Ainslie Park.A brace from Sarah Ewens helped Spartans secure their second warm-up win against a strong...

Mike hopes to be mechanic of Durham’s downfall on Sunday

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Spartans pre-season campaign continues this Sunday when they welcome WSL2 side Durham to the Capital for a cross-border challenge match.The Ainslie Park side got off to a winning start last weekend with a 2-1...

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Weekly Sports Roundup

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Rugby by John PreeceEdinburgh’s hopes of European rugby after this weekend came to a shuddering halt with a 38-6 defeat to Munster at Thomond Park. Greg Laidlaw kept Edinburgh in touch with two first...

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