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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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The club are proud to support worthy causes such as the 2017 Charities Cup and Matty Moor's Football Fun Day tomorrow afternoon.

Support local football and great causes

Berwick Rangers have contributed £250 to the Berwick Charities Cup Competition, which is currently appealing for donations to help maintain the fantastic quantities raised for local charities on an annual basis.

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Top goalscorer, player of the season and players' player of the year - Phil Addison (second left), with young player of the year Andrew Fleming (left), supporters' player of the year Gregor Amos (right) and coach Ian Fergus (second right). Picture by Grant Kinghorn.

Whitehill boss is new assistant at Selkirk in pre-season build-up

Selkirk FC boss Ian Fergus has recruited an assistant manager for the new campaign and is still on the trail of some new players to bring to Yarrow Park.

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The Gala FR squad

Rovers reduce the pace and stride to victory

Gala Fairydean Rovers’ walking football team maintained its 100 per cent record at the inaugural Scottish Walking Football League, following the recent second round of fixtures at Ravenscraig.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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Gala Fairydean Rovers' walking football team.

Gala Fairydean Rovers’ walking football team strides to pole position in newly-formed league

Former player and manager Davie Hay, and Professional Footballers Association Scotland chairman John Rankin, helped launch the Scottish Walking Football League in Motherwell last week.

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Selkirk aim to pose a potent threat in next season's Lowland League.

Yarrow Park boss aims to strengthen squad for 2017-18

With Selkirk FC’s competitive season now over, coach Ian Fergus is hoping he can bring in around half a dozen new faces in anticipation of the new campaign.

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Goalkeeper Gregor Amos is battling back from injury (picture by Grant Kinghorn).

We should win penultimate league game at Prestonpans

Selkirk FC coach Ian Fergus believes his side should start as favourites tomorrow (Saturday) in their next-to-last league game of the season at Preston Athletic.

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The loss left Hawick RA in second-bottom place in the Lowland League.

Poor display consigns Hawick to defeat

Gretna 2008 2, Hawick Royal Albert 0

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