Albert go down but can take positives

East Kilbride 2 
Hawick Royal Albert 1

Celebrate good times, come on! (picture by Brian Sutherland)

Royalists grab three much-needed points

Hawick Royal Albert 4, Cumbernauld Colts 3

L-r, teacher Michael Gruba, headteacher Kevin Ryalls, pupils Alistair Robinson and James Logan with a Barcelona FC shirt which is being given away in a raffle to raise funds for a group of pupils from Galashiels Academy to spend a fortnight in Tanzania helping build a house for the Vine Trust charity.

Pupils get shirty to help fund trip

A Borders teenager is being backed by some of the world’s biggest football clubs as he looks reach his goal of helping African communities.

Stuart Noble and Billy Miller, in action previously, combined for Gala FR's winning goal on Saturday (picture by Alwyn Johnston)

Gala FR continue ascent of league table

Gala Fairydean Rovers 2, BSC Glasgow 1

Hawick RA, in red, try to prevent Spartans midfielder David Greenhill having a crack at goal (picture by Bill McBurnie)

Fresh faces in squad but Albert still haunted by the drop

Hawick Royal Albert 0, Spartans 4

Gala Fairydean Rovers playing Hawick Royal Albert on Hogmanay at Galashiels' 3G pitch at Netherdale.

Borders council chiefs monitoring 3G pitch research following health concerns

Scottish Borders Council is monitoring research into health risks said to be posed by 3G sports pitches such as those now being developed in the region.

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A camp in Tweedbank earlier this year

Former professional player bringing coaching to Borders

A football coaching program run by a former professional player is planning to set up a regular presence in the Scottish Borders this year.

10-man Fairydean hold on for victory

10-man Fairydean hold on for victory

Gala Fairydean Rovers mounted a spirited second half recovery to secure a victory over Civil Service Strollers and rose to 7th place in the league.

Stewart Regan, Chief Executive; Andrew McKinlay, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Football Association and David Little, Chief Executive, Scottish Youth Football Association appeared before the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee to give evidence on Child Protection in sport  Pic: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

488 youth football coaches suspended over disclosure checks

Hundreds of Scottish youth football coaches and officials have been suspended for failing to complete comprehensive background checks.

Phil Addison will be hoping to get more shots in for Selkirk on his hopeful return from suspension (picture by Grant Kinghorn)

Selkirk hope to have learned students’ lesson

The hackneyed old saying about a ame of two halves was vividly in evidence last Saturday as Selkirk FC trudged off the Edinburgh University pitch.

Enthusiasts from new Hawick walking football group, with  founder Rob Hale, third left (picture by Alistair Learmonth)

Walking football team hopes soon to be up and running

A new walking football squad may be kicking off in Hawick, after it staged a warm-up meeting last week.

Busy action in the box between East Stirlinghsire and Gala Fairydean Rovers, in blue and white (picture by Scott Louden)

Gala FR lay low 10-goal ghost

East Stirlingshire 3, Gala Fairydean Rovers 0

Vale of Leithen, in blue, gained an impressively away win at Cumbernauld Colts (picture by Craig Halkett)

Vale make it two wins in a row

Vale of Leithen picked up their second Lowland League win in succession on Saturday, at the same time condemning Cumbernauld Colts to a third straight loss.

We stuck to our game plan and won with nine players

We stuck to our game plan and won with nine players

Good game management last Saturday helped propel a spirited Selkirk FC to a very important win against one of the Lowland League’s most useful sides, Cumbernauld Colts.

It was a tough night for the home side

Game of two halves as Albert are dumped out by Lothian men

Hawick Royal Albert 0 
Lothian Thistle HV 4

The Gala FR disability squad.

Gala squad is no flash in the PAN

Gala Fairydean Rovers’ disability football squad travelled to Edinburgh last weekend to participate in the latest round of fixtures in the Scottish PAN Disability League.

Selkirk held on despite two red cards agaisnt Cumbernauld Colts, in yellow.

Selkirk finish with nine players but three points against Colts

Good game management helped propel a spirited Selkirk to a very important win against one of the Lowland League’s most useful sides.

New gaffer Kevin Milne

Royalists bring in new management duo

Hawick Royal Albert have appointed Kevin Milne and Grant Scott as their new management team.

Hawick Royal Albert's top scorer Kris Mitchell was on the mark again (picture by Bob Crombie)

Drenched Royalists caught in goal deluge

Hawick Royal Albert 2, Civil Service Strollers 5

Earlston suffered a heavy defeat.

From bad to verse for Rhymers

Earlston Rhymers 1, Newtown 9

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