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City boss sure Ryan Porteous has a big future at Hibs

Gary Jardine has revealed how watching Hibs teenager Ryan Porteous put former Liverpool striker Florent Sinama Pongolle up in the air led to him joining Edinburgh City.

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Gary Jardine hopes to continue Edinburgh City’s link with Hibs

Gary Jardine believes Hibs and Edinburgh City can maintain a close working relationship which will be mutually beneficial to the Capital clubs.

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On-loan Hibs striker Lewis Allan scored for City on what is likely to be his last game for the club

Edinburgh City boss hails ‘magnificent’ debut season in SPFL

It ended with a 3-2 defeat at Berwick Rangers, but Edinburgh City boss Gary Jardine hailed a “magnificent” first season in Ladbrokes League Two for his team.

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Dougie Gair is Edinburgh City's record goalscorer

Edinburgh City legend Dougie Gair prepares for final game

Record appearance holder, goalscorer, East of Scotland League winner, double Lowland League winner and the man who scored the goal to secure an historic first-ever promotion to the SPFL. Dougie Gair has achieved everything in his 13 years as an Edinburgh City player and will rightly be viewed as a club legend.

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Edinburgh Citys Derek Riordan went close with this early overhead effort. Pic: LISA FERGUSON

Riordan winner seals perfect Meadowbank farewell for City

A LAST-MINUTE Derek Riordan winner proved to the be last scored at Meadowbank – for three years at least – as Edinburgh City bid farewell to their home ground in its current guise with a 1-0 win over Stirling Albion.

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Jim Lumsden reckons moving to Meadowbank was the making of City

Chairman recalls great days at Meadowbank as Edinburgh City sign off

With news filtering through that Cowdenbeath had lost at home to Arbroath last Saturday, Edinburgh City chairman Jim Lumsden was stood arms aloft in the Meadowbank stand, before the final whistle finally confirmed his club’s SPFL safety with a 2-0 win over Annan.

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Edinburgh City talisman and captain Dougie Gair plans to retire at the end of the season. Pic: Andy O'Brien

Analysis: Gritty Edinburgh City can kick on again next season

After Edinburgh City secured their SPFL status last weekend, casual observers of the Ladbrokes League Two table this season may have viewed it as something of a miracle.

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Craig Beattie scores the opening goal for Edinburgh City. Pic: Ian Rutherford

Craig Beattie: Helping Edinburgh City stay up one of my best moments

He has won league titles, Scottish Cups and scored for Scotland, but Craig Beattie rates helping Edinburgh City staying in League Two as one of the highlights of an impressive career.

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Ross Guthrie, left, battles with Lothian Thistle Huchison Vale's Paul Crawford in the East of Scotland Cup Final. Picture: Neil Hanna

Edinburgh City focused on victory to secure League status

From the high of last Saturday’s late winner against Arbroath, Edinburgh City were brought crashing to earth with a 2-1 defeat in the East of Scotland Cup final at the hands of Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale.

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Lothain Thistle celebrate winning the East of Scotland Cup. Pic: Neil Hanna

Lothian Thistle beat Edinburgh City to win EoS Cup

Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale upset the odds to win the East of Scotland Cup, beating League Two Edinburgh City 2-1 at Meadowbank.

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Gary Jardine: No such thing as fringe Edinburgh City team

While he may take the opportunity to give some players some required game-time in tonight’s East of Scotland Cup final against Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale, Gary Jardine insists there’s no such thing as a fringe side at Edinburgh City.

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Great weekend for Edinburgh City’s Hibs loan kid Ryan Porteous

Great weekend for Edinburgh City’s Hibs loan kid Ryan Porteous

The modern saying of “scenes” is highly appropriate terminology to describe the ending to Edinburgh City’s dramatic 1-0 win over Arbroath at Gayfield.

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Marc Laird knows Edinburgh City are capable of stunning Arbroath. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Marc Laird: My Yeovil experience can help keep Edinburgh City up

Having pulled off a great escape from its English equivalent last season, Marc Laird believes his experience of helping Yeovil Town retain their league status can only aid Edinburgh City’s quest to remain in Ladbrokes League Two.

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Joe Mbu is planning to have 'clean-up' surgery on his knee this summer

Veteran Edinburgh City defender Joe Mbu may delay retirement

Edinburgh City defender Joe Mbu has refused to rule out playing on after the summer, regardless of whether the Meadowbank club retain their league status or not.

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City celebrate Josh Walker's goal but there was to be late heartache for the Capital club. Pic: Greg Macvean

Edinburgh City boss agonises over two crucial points dropped

Edinburgh City boss Gary Jardine couldn’t conceal his disappointment as his side came within seconds of picking up a crucial three points in their battle for SPFL League Two survival.

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Joe Mbu won a league title and successive promotions with Cowdenbeath

No sentiment from Edinburgh City defender Mbu in six-pointer

Joe Mbu spent five years at Cowdenbeath, winning successive promotions and lifting the Second Division Championship trophy, but he insists there will be no room for sentiment as Edinburgh City look to send the Blue Brazil closer to potential relegation from the SPFL.

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Edinburgh City forward Lewis Allan battles for possession. Pic: Alex Drysdale

Edinburgh City boss expects relegation battle to go to wire

There wasn’t much Edinburgh City could do about the two sensational strikes either side of half-time that set Montrose on their way to a 3-0 win, but boss Gary Jardine still wasn’t satisfied with their performance.

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Calum Antell has kept two clean sheets in two games after being recalled

Calum Antell’s glove affair with Edinburgh City back on

Patience has certainly been a virtue as well as a necessity for Edinburgh City goalkeeper Calum Antell this season.

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Edinburgh City will call Ainslie Park home for the next three seasons

Edinburgh City and Spartans confirm three-season groundshare

Edinburgh City will groundshare with capital rivals Spartans for the next three seasons, the League Two club have confirmed.

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Ross Guthrie struck twice in the second half

Ross Guthrie hits brace as Edinburgh City beat Spartans

Edinburgh City reached their first cup final since winning promotion to the SPFL with a 2-0 win over Spartans in the East of Scotland Cup semi-final at Ainslie Park.

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