Category: Scottish Junior football

Semi Professional football in Scotland

Season 2020-21 Division 1 Conference B – Stirling University

As we await the resumption of football we thought it only polite to introduce our opponents in the EoSFL First Division Conference B. We cannot wait for the current restrictions to be lifted to allow to start playing competitively once again. There will be some well known and several new opponents this season. We are really looking forward to welcoming all of these teams to East Shore Park this season.

Stirling University

Formed

1969

Manager

Chris Geddes

Home Ground

Gannochy Sports Centre, University of Stirling, University Road West, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Google street view of the Gannochy Sports Centre

Snippets

The club was admitted to the First Division of the EoSFL in 2008, after Berwick Rangers withdrew their reserve team.

The 2009-10 season was one of great success for the students, as they won the First Division title in only the team’s second season in the East of Scotland League.

Home Colours

Green with white sash top, Green shorts, Green socks

Away Colours

Purple and white striped top. Purple shorts, Purple socks

Non League Scotland Website

Stirling University on NLS website

Season 2020-21 Division 1 Conference B – Preston Athletic

As we await the resumption of football we thought it only polite to introduce our opponents in the EoSFL First Division Conference B. We cannot wait for the current restrictions to be lifted to allow to start playing competitively once again. There will be some well known and several new opponents this season. We are really looking forward to welcoming all of these teams to East Shore Park this season.

Preston Athletic

Formed

1945

Manager

Jack Lynch

Home Ground

Pennypit Park, Rope Walk, Prestonpans, East Lothian, EH32 9JQ

Google street view of the Pennypit Park 

Snippets

Preston Athletic was formed as a by-product of the mining community of Prestonpans when the miners of Preston Grange and Preston Links gave a penny out of their wages every week to keep it going.

The Pennypit record attendance was 1500 for a Scottish Cup tie in 2000 when Preston Athletic faced Hamilton Academicals

Home Colours

Blue with white trim top, Blue shorts, Blue socks

Away Colours

Red with white trim top. Red shorts, Red socks

Non League Scotland Website

Preston Athletic on NLS website

Season 2020-21 Division 1 Conference B – Peebles Rovers

As we await the resumption of football we thought it only polite to introduce our opponents in the EoSFL First Division Conference B. We cannot wait for the current restrictions to be lifted to allow to start playing competitively once again. There will be some well known and several new opponents this season. We are really looking forward to welcoming all of these teams to East Shore Park this season.

Peebles Rovers

Formed

1893

Manager

Michael Wilson

Home Ground

Whitestone Park, Walkershaugh, Peebles EH45 8BE

Google street view of the Whitestone Park 

Snippets

Peebles Rovers have been champions of the East of Scotland league in seasons 1928–29, 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35, 1935–36, 1945–46

Peebles most recent success was in the King Cup which they won in season 2014 -14.

Home Colours

Red with white trim top, White shorts, Red socks

Away Colours

Yellow with black trim top. Black shorts, Yellow socks

Non League Scotland Website

Peebles Rovers on NLS website

Newburgh prize winners season 2019-20

We held our end of season presentation BBQ this afternoon at East Shore Park.

Thank you to everyone who came along and made the day a success.

The following awards were presented:

Players Player of the year 2019-20Ben Scarborough

Manager Scott Hudson with Players player of the year Ben Scarborough

Leading Goalscorer 2019-20 Scott Sutherland (36 goals)

Manager Scott Hudson with leading goalscorer Scott Sutherland

Managers Player of the year 2019-20 Ben Scarborough

Manager Scott Hudson with Managers player of the year Ben Scarborough

The Lindores Distillery “Robster” Cup – Kyle Fraser

Manager Scott Hudson with the Lindores Abbey Distillery”Robster” Trophy winner – Kyle Fraser

Committee player of the year 2019 -20 Ben Scarborough

Manager Scott Hudson with Committee player of the year Ben Scarborough

Season 2020-21 Division 1 Conference B – Oakley United

As we await the resumption of football we thought it only polite to introduce our opponents in the EoSFL First Division Conference B. We cannot wait for the current restrictions to be lifted to allow to start playing competitively once again. There will be some well known and several new opponents this season. We are really looking forward to welcoming all of these teams to East Shore Park this season.

Oakley United

Formed

1964

Manager

Stewart Kenny

Home Ground

Blairwood Park, Blairwood Walk, Oakley, KY12 9RA

Google street view of the Blairwood Park 

Snippets

Oakley United had a successful time in the Fife Junior leagues prior to miving over to the East of Scotland league set up. Most recently winning the Fife league in 2010-11

Ex Burgh player Bruce McAdam currently plays his football with Oakley United FC.

Home Colours

Maroon with sky blue trim top, Maroon shorts, Maroon socks

Away Colours

Black with white trim top. Black shorts, Black socks

Non League Scotland Website

Oakley United on NLS website

Season 2020-21 Division 1 Conference B – Luncarty

As we await the resumption of football we thought it only polite to introduce our opponents in the EoSFL First Division Conference B. We cannot wait for the current restrictions to be lifted to allow to start playing competitively once again. There will be some well known and several new opponents this season. We are really looking forward to welcoming all of these teams to East Shore Park this season.

Luncarty

Formed

1886

Manager

Robbie Holden

Home Ground

Brownlands Park, Main Road, Luncarty, PH1 3EP

Google street view of the Brownlands Park 

Snippets

Luncarty and Newburgh have a long history of playing against each other. Until the recent North South split in the Junior leagues this was a regular fixture in our calendar

Luncarty’s acceptance into the EoSFL structure sets a precedent with Luncarty’s home ground, Brownlands Park, sitting just North of the Lowland/Highland league split.

Home Colours

Gold with black check top, Black shorts, Black socks

Away Colours

Green with white check top. Green shorts, Green socks

Non League Scotland Website

Luncarty on NLS website

More signing news at Newburgh

We are delighted to be able to announce that Craig Robinson has signed back up at East Shore Park for another season.

Craig joined us in season 2018-19 and made a big impact at the club scoring 25 goals in his 53 appearances for the ‘Burgh.

A steady influence around the club Craig we look forward to seeing Craig notch plenty more goals in the coming season.

Season 2020-21 Division 1 Conference B – Lochore Welfare

As we await the resumption of football we thought it only polite to introduce our opponents in the EoSFL First Division Conference B. We cannot wait for the current restrictions to be lifted to allow to start playing competitively once again. There will be some well known and several new opponents this season. We are really looking forward to welcoming all of these teams to East Shore Park this season.

Lochore Welfare

Formed

1934

Manager

James Adam

Home Ground

Central Park, Main Street, Crosshill, Fife, KY5 8AN

Google street view of the Central Park 

Snippets

Lochore Welfare spent their last season in Junior football in the South Super League having been promoted the previous season.

Manager James Adam is a former captain of the team and took over the helm at Central Park in October 2018. Under his management the team rose up the South league eventually gaining promotion to the Super League.

Home Colours

Black and white top, Black shorts, Black socks

Away Colours

Red with black trim top. Red shorts, Red socks

Non League Scotland Website

Lochore Welfare on NLS website