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Disappointed Gala FR felt they deserved a win

East Stirlingshire 0, Gala Fairydean Rovers 0

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Sean Brown's breathtaking winner against Selkirk (picture by Craig Halkett)

Souters ‘disappointed but not disillusioned’ after first defeat

The 100 per cent record is over and Selkirk FC are off the top of the Lowland League, albeit still very early in the season.

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Sean Brown scores an astonishing overhead winner for Cumbernauld (picture by Craig Halkett).

Battling Selkirk sunk by spectacular winner

Cumbernauld Colts............1

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Gala FR striker Stuart Noble confronts Blair Tolmie of Spartans (picture by Debi Ritchie).

Gala FR caught out by slick Spartans move

Gala Fairydean Rovers 0, Spartans 1

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Phil Addison scored a double at Albert Park on Wednesday

Selkirk get the perfect 10 start

Selkirk’s footballers are enjoying their best start to the season for some considerable time – and sit proudly on top of the Scottish Lowland Football League after two games played.

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Phil Addison, who scored the fourth and fifth goals in Selkirk's 10-0 destruction of Hawick Royal Albert, sends in a shot (picture by Grant Kinghorn).

Hawick hit by Souters’ double-figure blitz

Selkirk FC rocketed to the top of the Lowland League last night with an astonishing 10-0 win over hapless Hawick Royal Albert.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

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The Scottish Ladies' squad which played last week - and won - at Stark's Park (picture by Fife Photo Agency)

Stark’s Park hosts Scottish ladies’ friendly victory ahead of Euro 2017

Stark’s Park provided the backdrop as Scotland’s women footballers ensured they would enter their first major tournament on the back of a victory.

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Keith McAllister sports an anniverary shirt

‘Tradition is everything for Queen’s Park after 150 years’

Queen’s Park turn 150 years old today and the fan who has seen more of their 4,846 games than any other reckons he would stop watching them if they ever gave up their legendary amateur status.

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Stuart Noble (centre) for Gala Fairydean Rovers.

Gala FR welcome Airdrie for friendly

For the second season in succession, Gala Fairydean Rovers start their pre-season friendly calendar with a visit of the Airdrieonians first team.

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Tweedbank Thistle FC's P1 winners.

Tweedbank Thistle FC prides itself on community role

Tweedbank Thistle FC has celebrated 22 years in existence wiht its end of season presentations for 2017.

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Stewart Robertson accepts his award with Gala FR youth administrator Fred Blackie, right.

Special honour among end of season awards

The latest recipient of the Gala Fairydean Rovers Youths ‘Services for Football in the Community Award’ has been hailed a hero.

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Gala FR's walking football squad

Gala FR hope to stroll to success

Gala Fairydean Rovers will face Oban Atlantis, Fort William and Gerihatricks ‘A‘ from East Kilbride in this year’s Scottish Walking Football Festival, which takes place at Glasgow Green on June 24.

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The Gala Fairydean Rovers Lowland League squad winners and award presenters; from left, Kevin Temple, John 'Yogi' Hughes, Darren Smith, Stuart Noble, Kieran Wright, John Collins and Steven Noble.

Past and present greats enter Gala FR’s new Hall of Fame

Over 200 people recently packed out the Volunteer Hall in Galashiels to witness the star-studded launch of the Galay Fairydean Rovers Hall of Fame awards.

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A glimpse of the football festival  action.

Scotland’s biggest football festival scores a huge success

The biggest football festival of its kind in Scotland returned home last weekend, honouring fun, sporting activity and the memory of a celebrated young sportsman.

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Leigh Griffiths scored direct from a freekick.

Scotland 2 England 2 : Late drama in Hampden sunshine

Sunburn or away shirt? It was hard to tell with the Scotland fans.

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Lisa Evans gave Scotland the lead early on. Picture Michael Gillen.

Scotland 2 Romania 0: Friendly fires Euro hopes

Scotland are warming up nicely for the European Championships in Holland later this summer.

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At the Gala Fairydean Rovers hall of fame presentation, the Lowland League squad winners. From left, Kevin Temple (chairm), John 'Yogi' Hughes (co-presenter of award) , Darren Smith (player of the year), Stuart Noble (top scorer), Kieran Wright (players player  and young player of the year), John Collins (award co-presenter) and Steven Noble (first team manager).

Top players celebrated at Gala occasion

Over 200 people packed out the Volunteer Hall in Galashiels last weekend to witness the star-studded launch of the Gala Fairydean Rovers Hall of Fame.

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Young Borders football devotees take part in last year's Festival of Football.

Biggest football festival returns to its spiritual home

The 2017 Live Borders Festival of Football, sponosred by NFU Mutual of Newton St Boswells, takes place on Sunday at the 3G Arena in Galashiels.

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Mark McGhee is glad Wayne Rooney is not in the England squad

McGhee: Wayne Rooney's absence is no bad thing for Scotland

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee reckons Scotland could benefit from England not picking all time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney for this weekend’s Auld Enemy clash.

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