Tartan Army warned over email scam

Members of the Scotland supporters’ association have been warned to ignore an email from the organisation today.

Graeme McIver, centre,  secretary of Gala Fairydean Rovers

Gala FR supporting a selection of charities

Admission charges for Gala Fairydean Rovers’ Lowland League home game against East Stirlingshire this Saturday have been scrapped.

The Scottish Cup is brought to Chirnside Primary School by Hibernian Football Club. Hibs wrist bands are given out to the children with the message of 'Persevere'.

If at first you don’t succeed ...

Youngsters at Chirnside Primary School were up for the cup on Monday, learning a lesson on perseverance.


The big five-oh – it’s time to walk the walk

Reporter Kevin Janiak celebrates hitting the half century by having a go at a sport that is sweeping the nation – walking football.

VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

Ahead of Friday’s big showdown between England and Scotland at Wembley, it’s time to delve into the past and revisit some classic England v Scotland drama.

Stuart Noble shoots for Gala Fairydean Rovers against Spartans

Patchwork Gala FR squad takes full points

Gala Fairydean Rovers 3, Spartans 2

Daniel Pattenden clears the ball for green-topped Chirnsidein the Border Cup final in Greenlaw (picture by Stuart Cobley)

Cup success proves foreign to Legion after second final loss

Jed Legion 0

Hibernian's John McGinn, left, battles with St Mirren's Lawrence Shankland at Easter Road. Picture: Garry Williamson/SNS

Hibs’ Martin Boyle justifies Neil Lennon’s selection choice

If the recently sidelined Jason Cummings thought he had his work cut out trying to force his way back into manager Neil Lennon’s thinking prior to the weekend match, he could find it even tougher now.

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Hearts striker Conor Sammon shows his frustration against Kilmarnock. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Robbie Neilson backs strikers to end Hearts’ goal drought

Hearts manager Robbie 
Neilson is reminding all who will listen that scoring goals is tough. But even he could not have expected it to prove just as tricky as it has for his 
Tynecastle strikeforce.

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Andrew Shinnie is ready to push on after Hibs ended their run of five matches without a win. Picture: SNS.

Hibs’ Andrew Shinnie bids to pass test of character

When it comes to shedding the baggage of past failings, Hibs have proved themselves pretty adept in recent months. But that does not mean there was not a distinct sense of relief in the dressing room last weekend when they ended their run of five games without a win.

Grant Archibald, left, and Sean Fairbairn of Hutton's Butchers, Hawick, with sausages with blueberries and raspberries in, the colours of Hawick Royal Albert's home and away strips.

Scottish Cup glory trail gets whole Borders town buzzing

Civic leaders and business bosses are cheering on record-breakers Hawick Royal Albert as they look to continue their Scottish Cup run of success.

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Defender John Souttar, left, vies with Kilmarnock's Nathan Tyson during Hearts' midweek defeat at Rugby Park. Picture: SNS

Hearts must show character to bounce back from limp defeat

John Souttar understands that there are big demands at a club like Hearts and he is confident that his colleagues also know what is expected of them and have the character to deliver. That is despite the team passing up the opportunity to move into second spot in the Premiership table, with a flat, uninspiring performance against Kilmarnock on Wednesday.

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Ryan Stevenson of Hawick Royal Albert, in blue, challenges Darren Lavery of Berwick Rangers (picture by Stuart Cobley)

Memorable chapter in Hawick history

It’s back to the main priority of Lowland League business this Saturday for history-making Hawick Royal Albert.

Gala Fairydean Rovers boss Steven Noble

Gala FR outclassed by Elgin

Gala Fairydean Rovers 0, Elgin City 4

Gala Fairydean Rovers v Dalbeattie Star. Picture: Alwyn Johnston

Concerns over 3G don’t apply here, players told

Live Borders has moved to reassure users about the safety of its 3G surface in Netherdale, Galashiels, after tests in Holland led to several pitches being ripped up.

Phil Addison in action for Selkirk, in blue, in their 4-0 win last Saturday over BSC Glasgow (picture by Grant Kinghorn)

Borders derby action continues

More Borders derby football confrontations are set to light up the Lowland League on Saturday.

Gala Fairydean Rovers boss Steven Noble (picture by Stuart Cobley)

Gala FR frustrated by late leveller

Gretna 2008 1, Gala Fairydean Rovers 1

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