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Linlithgow keeper Hill reckons 7-0 win can be turning point

Buoyed by a morale-boosting Scottish Junior Cup victory last weekend, Linlithgow Rose goalkeeper Darren Hill hopes the result can act as a springboard to ensuring they end the season with success.

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Ryan Baptie has signed for Broxburn on loan

Free-scoring Broxburn urged to go for goals but watch at the back

Broxburn Athletic boss Max Christie has called on his players to continue their hot goalscoring form when they visit Musselburgh Athletic tomorrow.

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Preston Athletic manager Craig Nisbet

Preston Athletic face huge task but won’t stop battling

“If we’re going to go down then we’re not going down without a proper fight,” is the message from Preston Athletic boss Craig Nisbet.

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Ormiston are redeveloping their ground

Ormiston told to dig in before pitch is torn up

Ormiston boss Richie Weir has told his players to wear the club’s shirt with pride this weekend as they prepare to bring the curtain down on their current pitch at Recreation Park.

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Edinburgh South Under-13s celebrate at New Dundas Park after winning the George Salmon Cup

Youths: Edinburgh South 13s claim George Salmon Cup glory

Edinburgh South Under-13s beat St Bernard’s BC 5-3 in a thrilling encounter to win the George Salmon Cup at New Dundas Park, Bonnyrigg.

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Tollcross Thistle made an emphatic statement in the LEAFA Premier Division

Amateurs: Tollcross cut their fellow title rivals Rose to shreds

Tollcross Thistle underlined their LEAFA Premier Division title credentials with an emphatic 9-0 victory over fellow challengers Edinburgh Rose at Portobello High School 3G.

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Lizzie Arnot scored a hat-trick for Hibs

Hibs boss delighted with clean sheet as Dons are thrashed

Hibs Ladies boss Chris Roberts was delighted with his side’s response as the Capital outfit soared to a 6-0 victory over Aberdeen at Ainslie Park.

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Heriot-Watt striker Anton Dowds

East of Scotland: Heriot-Watt crave trophy for efforts

Heriot-Watt University striker Anton Dowds has revealed he would be disappointed if the club were to end this season without silverware.

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Tynecastle 16s

Youths: Tynecastle 16s into South East Region Cup Final

Tynecastle Under-16s made it through to the final of the South East Region Cup with a 4-0 victory over Hutchison Vale.

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The Bonnyrigg Rose players celebrate Wayne McIntoshs goal

Junior Cup: Bonnyrigg won’t fear any team in semi-final

Bonnyrigg Rose striker Wayne McIntosh believes his side delivered a statement of intent as they swept aside Rob Roy to book their place in the semi-finals of the Scottish Junior Cup.

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Michael Osborne scored twice for Whitehill

Lowland League round-up: Wins for Strollers and Whitehill

Here’s a round-up of all the Lowland League matches involving Lothian teams ...

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Aberdeen's Graeme Shinnie and Malaury Martin square up. Pic: SNS

Gary Mackay: Hearts’ season is in danger of unravelling

Ending March in fifth place in the Premiership is not what I or any Hearts supporter would have hoped for.

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Alexander Miller, pictured in his Bo'ness days, scored a hat-trick for Broxburn

Juniors round-up: Big wins for Broxburn and Penicuik

Bo’ness held by Newtongrange

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Tommy Coyne has scored 13 goals in this season's Junior Cup

Junior Cup Linlithgow into last four after 7-0 victory

Linlithgow bounced back to their majestic best to reach the Scottish Junior Cup smei-finals again after thumping Gartcairn 7-0 with yet another double from top goal scorer Tommy Coyne taking his tally to 13 in the competition this season.

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Spartans celebrate with the trophy. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Spartans fight back to clinch Football Nation Qualifying Cup

Spartans boss Dougie Samuel says their Football Nation Qualifying Cup final triumph reaffirms their position as one of the best clubs outwith the professional game.

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Tranent knew they only needed a draw to progress and they managed to see the job done at The Jack Kane Centre

Tranent Athletic a step closer to Division One League Cup

Tranent Athletic progressed to the semi-finals of the Sunday Morning Division One League Cup after their 1-1 draw with Burgh Vale at The Jack Kane Centre.

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Stevie Vinter

Tynecastle turn focus to King and League Cup success

Tynecastle boss Stevie Vinter says the club are pinning all their hopes on winning the King and League Cups this season after their East of Scotland League title challenge faded away.

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Jamie Devlin is flattened and fears a further blow on Sunday

Lothian top scorer Jamie Devlin fears final snub against Spartans

Despite being the club’s top goalscorer this season, Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale striker Jamie Devlin faces an anxious wait to learn whether he will be restored to the starting line-up for Sunday’s Football Nation Qualifying Cup final against Spartans.

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Bonnyrigg Rose goalkeeper picks the ball out of the net during the thrashing by Hibs. Andrews was dropped after that match. Pic: SNS

Bonnyrigg’s Michael Andrews: Hibs horror show gave me wake-up call

His Tynecastle horror show was the wake-up call Bonnyrigg Rose goalkeeper Michael Andrews needed.

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Todd Lumsden is one match away from guiding Linlithgow Rose to the Scottish Junior Cup semi-finals. Pic: TSPL

Linlithgow won’t take minnows Gartcairn lightly in Junior Cup

Linlithgow Rose boss Todd Lumsden admits a home Scottish Junior Cup quarter-final against Gartcairn is the best draw they could have hoped for, but he’s vowed not to take the Airdrie-based club lightly.

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