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Strollers boss ‘sick’ as seven first-half goals fly in

Civil Service Strollers boss Alex Cunningham has revealed he felt physically sick after watching Saturday’s 8-3 thrashing by East Stirlingshire.

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Allan McGonigal was pleased by Bo'ness' fighting spirit. Pic: TSPL

Bo’ness admit they dodge bullet against Dundonald

Bo’ness manager Allan McGonigal admitted his team dodged a bullet against their visitors from Fife after beating Dundonald 2-1.

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Edinburgh South Vics were still a goal behind with just ten minutes of the match remaining

Vics plug away and finally break down resolute Tranent

Edinburgh South Vics maintained an encouraging start to the new season as they came from behind to defeat fellow promoted side Tranent Amateurs 3-1 at Saughton 3G.

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Abigail Harrison, left, in action

Hibees await Champions League draw – but Rangers first

Hibs Ladies’ striker Abi Harrison says Thursday’s men’s Champions League Group Stage draw has planted the seed throughout the squad as Chris Roberts’ side prepare to learn their fate this week.

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Honeymoon is over for Civil Service Strollers

Civil Service Strollers boss Alex Cunningham has told his players that the honeymoon period of having been accepted into the Lowland League is now well and truly over.

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Raymond Carr has overseen a winning run

Lothian Thistle boss Raymond Carr not getting carried away

Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale boss Raymond Carr has lauded his side’s start to the 2016/2017 season but admits he is fully aware just how quickly things can change.

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Dalkeith boss Haynes believes his rookies can win promotion

Despite bringing in a youthful new-look squad, Dalkeith Thistle boss Kevin Haynes sees no reason why his team can’t be up there challenging for promotion this season.

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Kieran McGachie

Bonnyrigg up to second as they defeat Camelon

Super League champions Bonnyrigg Rose clocked up their fourth league win on the trot with a 1-0 victory over Camelon.

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Sandys had to dig deep to restore parity with a strong Tollcross Thistle side at Saughton. Pic: TSPL

Amateur wrap: Sandys and Tollcross draw, Kacprowicz’s treble

Sandys continued their encouraging start to the season as they battled to draw 1-1 against Tollcross Thistle at Saughton.

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Bonnyrigg Rose manager Robbie Horn was delighted with his team's performance.

Robbie Horn delighted by prolific Bonnyrigg

Bonnyrigg Rose made it 15 goals in three games with a 4-0 home win over Broughty Athletic which delighted boss Robbie Horn.

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Salvesen CFC, wearing their new home strips provided by Recruitment Zone, started the season in style

Spirited Salvesen 16s start season with victory

Salvesen CFC 16s got the 2016/17 season off to a winning start as they came back to defeat Spartans Reds 16s 3-2 at Forrester High School.

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Suzy Shepherd knows Spartans are in for a tough match against Hibs Ladies. Pic: SNS

Spartans Women want to inflict more woe on Hibs Ladies

Spartans Women’s boss Suzy Shepherd says she is hoping her players can inflict back-to-back defeats on Hibs Ladies for the first time this season when the two go head-to-head at Ainslie Park tomorrow.

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Gary Small says he knows he has good players at Tranent. Pic: TSPL

Gary Small challenges Tranent players to bounce back

Tranent boss Gary Small has challenged his players to bounce back from their derby defeat to Haddington Athletic or risk facing the chop.

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Kevin Thomson netted a free-kick for Tranent, but Haddington roared back to win 3-1. Pic: TSPL

Junior wrap: King haunts old club, first goal for Thomson

Stevie McLeish was denied all three points on his return to Olivebank as Newtongrange Star boss when Matti King netted a late equaliser against his former club.

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Musselburgh’s Calvin Shand plays down derby with a twist

Tonight’s Super League encounter between Musselburgh Athletic and Newtongrange Star isn’t just any old derby match.

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Longniddry Villa 16s

Youths: Longniddry Villa 16s battle back against City Whites

Longniddry Villa 16s came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw in their opening Division 1 game of the season against Edinburgh City Whites at Forrester High School.

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Sandys clinched a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Liam McCardle and Gordon Ramsay at Castleview

Amateur wrap: Sweet success for Sandys

Goals from Liam McCardle and Gordon Ramsay were the difference at Castleview as Sandys ran out comfortable 2-0 winners against a Fernieside team depleted by injuries and suspensions.

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Chris Roberts was left disappointed by Hibs Ladies' defeat. Pic: SNS

Hibs Ladies lose ground in title race after Glasgow City defeat

Hibs Ladies manager Chris Roberts has conceded it will take a momentous effort from his players if they are to win this season’s Scottish Women’s Premier League 1 title.

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Leith Athletic defender Kyle Fee celebrates scoring a brace in Kirkcudbright. Pic: Drew Geddes

Plastic’s fantastic as Leith Athletic storm through in cup

Leith Athletic boss Derek Riddel says the fact Saturday’s William Hill Scottish Cup clash with St Cuthbert Wanderers was contested on a synthetic surface played right into his side’s hands.

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David Greenhill grabbed a double for Spartans

Lowland League round-up: Whitehill ship five to Shire

Greenhill double helps Spartans progress in cup

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