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SATURDAY 23/09/2017
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MATCH REPORTS
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Bonnyrigg Rose v Shettleston

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RESULTS AND FIXTURES
We have tables and results from the following leagues and Cup Competitions:-

D J Laing East of Scotland Cup
Fife and Lothians Cup
G A Engineering Cup
McBookie.com East Premier League
McBookie.com East Superleague
McBookie.com North Division
McBookie.com South Division
Scottish Junior Cup
Super/Premier League Play Off
William Hill Scottish Cup

MATCH REPORTS

Bonnyrigg Rose v Shettleston
Scottish Junior Cup (23/09/2017)

(Report submitted by Bonnyrigg Rose)

Rose Cruise into Round 2 Against Toothless Shettleston 

 

In a game that will be quickly forgotten, Bonnyrigg Rose strolled around in the sunshine against a Shettleston team who offered nothing as an attacking force. The visitors were so poor that they never forced Young into a meaningful save and in truth, the home side never got out of second gear. The match was more like a training session as Rose completely dominated and if they had been more clinical in front of goal, might have doubled their total. Shettleston competed poorly in the middle of the park and their frontline was anonymous. 

 

Shettleston F C were the latest visitors to  New Dundas Park - this time on Scottish Junior Cup 1st Round business. The "Town" are based in Glasgow's East End and have never won the Junior Cup but, were beaten finalists in the 1958/59 competition against Irvine Meadow X1 and have reached the quarter finals as recently as 2014/15, losing out to Junior Cup specialists Auchinleck Talbot.  They lost to Kilwinning Rangers in the third round last season. The "town" number amongst their former players Scottish Internationalists, Tommy Docherty and Campbell Forsyth.
This season Shettleston play in the Mcbookie.com Super First Division - the West Region's second tier and lie bottom of that League after 5 games without a win. They also finished bottom of their group in the Central Sectional League Cup. They are not scoring many goals this term but are conceding a lot.
The hosts have started the season in good form and are unbeaten in the McBookie.com East SuperLeague - they currently sit in second place just behind Penicuik. They reached the semi final of the Junior Cup last season losing out by a single goal to eventual winners Glenafton. A measure of the strength Rose's squad is that they had a number of players selected for the upcoming international tournament. 

 

Rose were straight onto the attack with McIntosh feeding Gray who fired his effort across the front of the goal. After 6 minutes Hoskins shot over from range before Brown curled a free kick just wide. Next a McIntosh snap shot went just beyond the far post before McGachie put a great shooting chance off target. The only surprise after 20 minutes was that Rose hadn't opened their account. All Shettleston had to show for that period was a Martin effort well wide of the target. 

After 27 minutes Rose finally opened their account. Currie sent over a corner and the unmarked KERR YOUNG rose high to power a header past Whyte in the visitor's goal. 

Minutes later McIntosh had a shot from a Gray cut back but he couldn't hit the target. Seconds later McGachie just beat Whyte to a passback but his effort slipped agonisingly wide of the goal.  

With 37 minutes played Rose produced some good football to allow Currie to drive in on goal but his effort was deflected for a corner. In their next raid Gray shot wide from the edge of the box. 

With 5 minutes to the break Rose doubled their lead. A Brown free kick found its way to McGachie who missed his kick. However, his effort committed Whyte in goal and as he went to ground, MCGACHIE netted at the second attempt. 

 

There was no doubt Rose deserved their lead but two goals hardly reflected their dominance in the first 45 minutes. 

 

Half Time Bonnyrigg Rose 2;  Shettleston F C 0

 

No changes at the break and it looked like damage limitation for the visitors. 

Shettleston showed a little more spirit as the half got underway and Nolan made an eye catching run but it came to nothing. 

In the next few minutes, Brett sent over two crosses from the right, the first McGachie couldn't quite reach but he got on the end of the second, sending his header narrowly beyond the post. 

The pattern of Rose totally dominating continued and the third goal game after 59 minutes. BRETT struck a free kick which took a cruel deflection past the wrong footed Whyte. 

Both sides introduced substitutes and Turner for Rose brought out a good stop from Whyte. 

With 15 minutes left Rose got their fourth. Brown caught the visitor's defence napping with a short free kick and CURRIE side footed his shot past the helpless Whyte. 

Rose were now strolling around and creating lots of openings as the visitors tired and Whyte did well to keep a McConnell header out  from a Currie corner. 

McEwan had a shot for Shettleston but it was a tame effort from range. 

With five minutes remaining Rose wrapped up the scoring. Martyniuk finding fellow sub MCCONNELL with a dinked cross. 

 

This was a very one sided encounter and Shettleston were completely outclassed. Best for Rose were Brown and Brett although the defence cruised through the ninety minutes. Whyte did well in the visitor's goal but they are a side struggling and it will be a long hard season for them. However, to their credit they never resorted to being over physical and let Rose play their football. 

 

Next Saturday Rose entertain Carnoustie Panmure in the SuperLeague while Shettleston are also on League duty away to Renfrew FC. 

 

 

Full Time Bonnyrigg Rose  5;  Shettleston F C 0

 

Teams 
Bonnyrigg Rose
Young, Brett, Brown, K Young, Moyes, Horne, Gray, Currie, McIntosh, Horne and McGachie  Subs Martyniuk, Turner, Nelson, McConnell and Andrews

Shettleston FC 

Whyte, Martin, Crumlish, McDowell, Nolan, Scott, Luczi, Kisuka, McIntosh Graham and Makofo Subs McEwan, Kelly, Robertson, Tracey and Watson

 

 

Referee  Alastair Grieve

Assistant Referees   Fiona Morton and Ken Boyd 

 

Gordon Baird 

Neutral Reporter 


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Current league tables and this week's results
Information supplied by SJFA East Region.

McBookie.com East Superleague   (To view all this seasons results click here )

P W D L F A PTS
Lochee United  27  15  20
Penicuik Athletic  17  20
Bonnyrigg Rose  21  18
Linlithgow Rose  18  18
Dundonald Bluebell  14  12  18
Broxburn Athletic  22  13  14
Carnoustie Panmure  14  17  13
Broughty Athletic  10  13  13
Camelon Juniors  16  18  12
Hill of Beath Hawthorn  12  11  10
Jeanfield Swifts  10  14  8
Newtongrange Star  10  16  8
Boness United  11  17  6
Forfar West End  14  6
Sauchie Juniors  20  5
Kennoway Star Hearts  12  26  4


This week's Results
 
23/09/2017  Forfar West End  Camelon Juniors 
23/09/2017  Dundonald Bluebell  Sauchie Juniors 
23/09/2017  Broughty Athletic  Newtongrange Star 
23/09/2017  Lochee United  Kennoway Star Hearts 

Known Future Fixtures
 
30/09/2017  Sauchie Juniors  v Hill of Beath Hawthorn  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Bonnyrigg Rose  v Carnoustie Panmure  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Broughty Athletic  v Broxburn Athletic  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Camelon Juniors  v Jeanfield Swifts  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Kennoway Star Hearts  v Linlithgow Rose  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Newtongrange Star  v Lochee United  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Penicuik Athletic  v Forfar West End  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Boness United  v Dundonald Bluebell  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Jeanfield Swifts  v Sauchie Juniors  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Carnoustie Panmure  v Broughty Athletic  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Newtongrange Star  v Camelon Juniors  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Bonnyrigg Rose  v Sauchie Juniors  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Broughty Athletic  v Penicuik Athletic  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Dundonald Bluebell  v Broxburn Athletic  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Forfar West End  v Kennoway Star Hearts  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Hill of Beath Hawthorn  v Carnoustie Panmure  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Jeanfield Swifts  v Linlithgow Rose  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Lochee United  v Boness United  2.30pm 

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McBookie.com East Premier League   (To view all this seasons results click here )

P W D L F A PTS
Musselburgh Athletic  23  22
Fauldhouse United  30  14  22
Haddington Athletic  29  15  19
Blackburn United  17  17
St Andrews United  20  15  16
Tranent Juniors  16  14  14
Tayport  19  20  12
Thornton Hibs  13  10  11
Bathgate Thistle  11  10
Dunbar United  14  20  9
Downfield  14  28  9
Glenrothes  19  24  7
Kirriemuir Thistle  10  16  7
Whitburn Juniors  12  28  7
Dalkeith Thistle  10  19  27  6
Arniston Rangers  13  4


This week's Results
 
23/09/2017  Haddington Athletic  Dalkeith Thistle 
23/09/2017  Fauldhouse United  Blackburn United 
23/09/2017  Whitburn Juniors  Tranent Juniors 

Known Future Fixtures
 
30/09/2017  Whitburn Juniors  v Downfield  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Bathgate Thistle  v St Andrews United  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Blackburn United  v Haddington Athletic  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Dalkeith Thistle  v Thornton Hibs  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Dunbar United  v Kirriemuir Thistle  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Musselburgh Athletic  v Glenrothes  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Tranent Juniors  v Fauldhouse United  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Arniston Rangers  v Tayport  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Glenrothes  v Kirriemuir Thistle  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Downfield  v Tayport  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Thornton Hibs  v Dunbar United  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Downfield  v Bathgate Thistle  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Glenrothes  v Tranent Juniors  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Haddington Athletic  v Fauldhouse United  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Kirriemuir Thistle  v Dalkeith Thistle  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Musselburgh Athletic  v Blackburn United  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  St Andrews United  v Arniston Rangers  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Tayport  v Whitburn Juniors  2.30pm 

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McBookie.com North Division   (To view all this seasons results click here )

P W D L F A PTS
Dundee Violet  20  18
Luncarty  14  13
Dundee North End  19  12
Lochee Harp  18  12
Kinnoull  10  11
Blairgowrie  19  10
Scone Thistle  12  10
Arbroath Vics  10
East Craigie  10  13  10
Brechin Vics  12  16  9
Lochore Welfare  13  18  6
Newburgh  18  6
Coupar Angus  12  18  4
Forfar Albion  36  0


This week's Results
 
23/09/2017  Brechin Vics  Forfar Albion 
23/09/2017  Newburgh  Dundee Violet 
23/09/2017  Lochore Welfare  Kinnoull 

Known Future Fixtures
 
30/09/2017  Scone Thistle  v Arbroath Vics  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Dundee Violet  v Blairgowrie  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Forfar Albion  v Coupar Angus  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Kinnoull  v Newburgh  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Luncarty  v Brechin Vics  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Lochee Harp  v Lochore Welfare  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Luncarty  v Arbroath Vics  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Blairgowrie  v Scone Thistle  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Coupar Angus  v Kinnoull  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Brechin Vics  v Lochee Harp  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Scone Thistle  v Dundee Violet  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Arbroath Vics  v Blairgowrie  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  East Craigie  v Brechin Vics  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Dundee North End  v Newburgh  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Kinnoull  v Forfar Albion  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Lochore Welfare  v Coupar Angus  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Luncarty  v Lochee Harp  2.30pm 

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McBookie.com South Division   (To view all this seasons results click here )

P W D L F A PTS
Edinburgh United  24  19
West Calder United  22  19
Armadale Thistle  17  12  14
Pumpherston Juniors  22  13
Craigroyston  14  19  10
Rosyth  21  12  9
Crossgates Primrose  18  17  9
Oakley United  12  14  8
Lochgelly Albert  7
Livingston United  18  19  6
Harthill Royal  11  19  6
Easthouses Lily MW  12  4
Stoneyburn Juniors  17  4
Kirkcaldy YM  41  1


This week's Results
 
23/09/2017  Stoneyburn Juniors  Crossgates Primrose 
23/09/2017  Oakley United  Easthouses Lily MW 
23/09/2017  Lochgelly Albert  Edinburgh United 
23/09/2017  Harthill Royal  Armadale Thistle 
23/09/2017  Craigroyston  West Calder United 

Known Future Fixtures
 
30/09/2017  Pumpherston Juniors  v Stoneyburn Juniors  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Lochgelly Albert  v Armadale Thistle  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Livingston United  v Oakley United  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Edinburgh United  v Craigroyston  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Easthouses Lily MW  v Harthill Royal  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  Crossgates Primrose  v Kirkcaldy YM  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  Lochgelly Albert  v Pumpherston Juniors  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Rosyth  v Stoneyburn Juniors  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Oakley United  v Pumpherston Juniors  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Lochgelly Albert  v Harthill Royal  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Kirkcaldy YM  v West Calder United  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Edinburgh United  v Livingston United  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Easthouses Lily MW  v Craigroyston  2.30pm 
14/10/2017  Crossgates Primrose  v Armadale Thistle  2.30pm 

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D J Laing East of Scotland Cup

This week's Results
 

Known Future Fixtures
 

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Fife and Lothians Cup

This week's Results
 

Known Future Fixtures
 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Bathgate Thistle  v Camelon Juniors  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  Crossgates Primrose  v Linlithgow Rose  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  Dalkeith Thistle  v Dundonald Bluebell  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  Haddington Athletic  v Musselburgh Athletic  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  Kennoway Star Hearts  v Thornton Hibs  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  Rosyth  v Blackburn United  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  West Calder United  v Boness United  2.30pm 
07/10/2017    Craigroyston  v Tranent Juniors  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Arniston Rangers  v St Andrews United  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Armadale Thistle  v Newtongrange Star  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Dunbar United  v Hill of Beath Hawthorn  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Easthouses Lily MW  v Bonnyrigg Rose  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Kirkcaldy YM  v Fauldhouse United  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Livingston United  v Stoneyburn Juniors  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Newburgh  v Harthill Royal  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Oakley United  v Lochore Welfare  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  2nd Round  Penicuik Athletic  v Broxburn Athletic  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  Whitburn Juniors  v Edinburgh United  2.30pm 

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G A Engineering Cup

This week's Results
 
23/09/2017    Coupar Angus  Luncarty 
23/09/2017    Blairgowrie  Downfield 
23/09/2017    Jeanfield Swifts  Arbroath Vics 
23/09/2017    Carnoustie Panmure  Scone Thistle 

Known Future Fixtures
 
07/10/2017  1st Round  Forfar Albion  v Forfar West End  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  East Craigie  v Lochee United  2.30pm 
07/10/2017  1st Round  Dundee North End  v Dundee Violet  2.30pm 

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Scottish Junior Cup

This week's Results
 
23/09/2017    Broxburn Athletic  Fraserburgh United 
23/09/2017    Glasgow Perthshire  Dundee North End 
23/09/2017    Rutherglen Glencairn  Kirriemuir Thistle 
23/09/2017    Kirkintilloch Rob Roy  Glenrothes 
23/09/2017    Lewis United  Bathgate Thistle 
23/09/2017    Aberdeen University  Kirkcaldy YM 
23/09/2017    Pumpherston Juniors  Cambuslang Rangers 
23/09/2017    Rosyth  East Craigie 
23/09/2017    Musselburgh Athletic  Newburgh Thistle 
23/09/2017    Thornton Hibs  Ellon United 
23/09/2017    Tayport  Cumbernauld United 
23/09/2017    Lochee Harp  Boness United 
23/09/2017    Bonnyrigg Rose  Shettleston 
23/09/2017    Arniston Rangers  St Andrews United 
23/09/2017    Dunipace  Dunbar United 
23/09/2017    Hill of Beath Hawthorn  New Elgin 
23/09/2017    Penicuik Athletic  Livingston United 

Known Future Fixtures
 
30/09/2017  1st Round Replay  Dundee North End  v Glasgow Perthshire  2.30pm 
30/09/2017  1st Round Replay  East Craigie  v Rosyth  2.30pm 

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Super/Premier League Play Off

This week's Results
 

Known Future Fixtures
 

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William Hill Scottish Cup

This week's Results
 

Known Future Fixtures
 

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