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Whitehill show no concern for Gala FR’s welfare in Lowland League clash

Gala Fairydean Rovers........2

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Vale of Leithen, in blue, defeated Cumbernauld Colts at Broadwood last season (picture by Craig Halkett)

Victory replenishes Vale’s confidence

A much-needed Lowland League win last weekend has propelled Vale of Leithen a short distance away from the drop zone and allowed them a little more confidence with which to approach a tough assignment this Saturday.

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Craig Tully, the new manager of Hawick Royal Albert.

Tully in hurry to boost Royalists

HAwick Royal Albert’s latest manager, Craig Tully, was introduced to his new charges afer watching form the stand last Saturday, as they went down to a seventh consecutive league defeat.

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Gary Nicholson, left, in action for Selkirk during their recent 10-0 destruction of Hawick Royal Albert (picture by Grant Kinghorn)

Double helping of derby action in Lowland League

Selkirk are firmly in the spotlight of a dual derby day feast tomorrow (Saturday).

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Gala Fairdyean Rovers put up a strong performance against Lowland League champions East Kilbride (picture by Graeme McIver)

Valiant Gala FR sunk by Kilby comeback

Gala Fairydean Rovers 1, East Kilbride 2

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Gala Fairydean Rovers' walking football team.

Sedately-paced soccer squad surrenders unbeaten record

The Scottish Walking Football League resumed last week at the Ravenscraig Sports Centre in Motherwell.

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Youngsters at the Selkirk summer rugby school (picture by Grant Kinghorn)

May the Force be with you for a packed weekend at Selkirk

Selkirk RFC is heralding the approach of a new season by staging a Rugby Force weekend, in which it aims to enhance its status as a community club.

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Ian Fergus

Souters boss Fergus remains upbeat despite defeat

Selkirk FC coach Ian Fergus is hoping his players will soon turn consistently good perfomances back into points on the Lowland League board.

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Stuart Noble, centre, was among those on target for Gala FR (picture by Ian Georgeson)

Goals rain down at Gala in remarkable cup tie

Gala Fairydean Rovers 5, Lothian Thistle HV 7

(after extra time)

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The Yeats of Yarrow - Thomas Clark.

Scoring from three ‘bards’

The ‘Beautiful Game’ will be celebrated like never before this weekend as three Scottish football poets take part in a unique competition in the Borders.

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Oliver Burke captained Scotland U20 to victory over Brazil at the Toulon Tournament in June. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Oliver Burke will join Scots U21 squad with a point to prove

It would be understandable if representing Scotland under-21s wasn’t uppermost in the mind of Oliver Burke right now. That, though, will be anything but the case according to Scot Gemmill, who will manage him at international level next month.

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Bonnyrigg Rose beat Rob Roy in last season's Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals

Draw made for first round of Scottish Junior Cup

The battle to land Scottish junior football's Blue Riband trophy gets under way next month.

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Kenny Aitchison, ex-Hawick manager, right

Hawick seeking new boss once again as Aitchison quits

Hawick Royal Albert FC are looking for their fourth manager since February, with the new Lowland League football season only five weeks old.

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Sean McKirdy for Selkirk (in blue) during the U20 friendly at Yarrow Park with Livingston, whcih Selkirk won 5-0 (picture by Grnat Kinghorn).

Selkirk back in Lowland League business after worthy exercise

Selkirk FC coach Ian Fergus described his young side’s experimental friendly against Livingston last Saturday as a “worthy exercise”, after the Yarrow U20 squad ran out 5-0 winners and offered some much-needed game time to a number of players.

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Goalmouth action from the Lowland League game between hosts East Stirlingshire, in red, and Gala Fairydean Rovers (picture by Alan Murray Photography)

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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