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Youths: Broxburn Athletic Colts 19s dig deep for win

Broxburn Athletic Colts 19s progressed to the third round of the Cruden Bowl with an impressive 3-1 win over Hutchison Vale 19s at Meggetland.

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Suzy Shepherd

Spartans aim for a double over champions Glasgow City

Spartans Women’s manager Suzy Shepherd admits it will take a momentous effort if her players are to achieve the double over league champions Glasgow City.

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Tynecastle disappointed by Hibs cup call-off

Tomorrow’s SFA Youth Cup match between Tynecastle and Hibs has been postponed for a fortnight after the Easter Road club’s development side were ravaged by injuries.

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Painter and decorator James Hainey will be looking to put some gloss on Leith Athletics William Hill Scottish Cup run when he lines up against Cumbernauld Colts at Ainslie Park on Sunday. Pic: Scott Louden

Leith pin Scottish Cup hopes on their accidental footballer

As a 15-year-old, James Hainey had little interest in taking up the sport that so many of his pals couldn’t get enough of down at the local park.

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Penicuik Athletic manager Johnny Harvey

Penicuik boss lays down gauntlet to men ahead of Kelty clash

Penicuik Athletic boss Johnny Harvey has challenged his free-scoring side to take points off league leaders Kelty Hearts this weekend.

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Dorian Ogunro has been pleased with the Universitys form so far this term

Scottish Cup: Edinburgh Uni boss happy to take Low road

Edinburgh University boss Dorian Ogunro revealed he breathed a huge sigh of relief after being paired with Lowland League rivals Whitehill Welfare in the first round of the William Hill Scottish Cup.

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Bonnyrigg captain Jonny Stewart is looking forward to facing Turriff

Scottish Cup: Bonnyrigg and Linlithgow ready for testing trips

The Roses are both on the road as their 2016/17 William Hill Scottish Cup campaigns continue with the first round tomorrow.

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East of Scotland League: Ormiston out to show true colours

Ormiston manager Richie Weir believes the joke will be on his players this time around following last week’s humiliating 11-0 defeat at the hands of Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale.

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Bonnyrigg Rose were emphatic 7-0 winners against AC Oxgangs in the Bob Bankier Trophy

Youth wrap: Rose 19s in full bloom | Jamie Kerr’s late show

Bonnyrigg Rose 19s eased into the Bob Bankier Trophy second round with an emphatic 7-0 victory over AC Oxgangs Blues 19s at Meggetland.

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Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale manager Raymond Carr

Lothian Thistle frustrated before firing 11 past Ormiston

It’s not often you’ll hear a manager reveal his players were feeling frustrated having just swept aside the opposition 11-0.

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Danderhall Miners line up at Saughton

Amateurs: Danderahll dig out victory against Tollcross

Danderhall Miners picked up a hard-earned three points with a 2-1 victory over Tollcross Thistle at Saughton 3G.

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Leith Athletic boss Derek Riddel

League is Leith’s bread and butter, says Derek Riddel

Leith Athletic boss Derek Riddel has warned his players to focus on what’s in front of them or risk defeat at Stirling University tomorrow.

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Lee Wallace never misses training at Tynecastle and Adam says his drills are innovative

Rangers captain Lee Wallace producing goals at Tynecastle

Although they couldn’t fare much more different in their respective positions, Tynecastle striker Stewart Adams says Rangers captain Lee Wallace is turning him into something of a goal machine.

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Lewis Turner has been the butt of jokes since his 45-yard goal

Bonnyrigg midfielder Turner happy to be villain at Bo’ness

Fresh from a 45-yard strike last weekend, Bonnyrigg Rose midfielder Lewis Turner is raring to go for tomorrow’s clash at title rivals Bo’ness United.

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Blair Batchelor, right, says the next two games are massive for Rose

Linlithgow relishing trip to pacesetters Kelty after derby defeat

A trip to early Super League pacesetters Kelty Hearts is an ideal game to bounce back from a humbling derby defeat says Linlithgow Rose midfielder Blair Batchelor.

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Former Hibs keeper Calum Antell is enjoying his first season with City

Edinburgh City keeper: Let’s knock down Gable Endies

Edinburgh City finally registered their first ever SPFL League Two point last weekend with a 1-1 draw at Stirling Albion, and now the focus for Calum Antell and his team-mates is a maiden victory at home to Montrose tomorrow.

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Easthouses 16s progressed in the Colin Greenhill Memorial Trophy

Youth wrap: Easthouses dressed to nines | Windsor 19s rule

Easthouses FC 16s produced a ruthless display to reach the second round of the Colin Greenhill Memorial Cup, defeating Gorebridge United YFC 16s 9-2 at Easthouses Park.

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Sarah Ewens

Ewens hopes double will boost her chance of Hibs Ladies start

Hibs Ladies striker Sarah Ewens is hoping her match-winning brace against Aberdeen has given boss Chris Roberts some food for thought.

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EoS League: Success for Heriot-Watt not just about points

EoS League: Success for Heriot-Watt not just about points

While delighted with their East of Scotland League campaign winning start, Heriot-Watt University boss Banji Koya insists the club’s main aspiration will always revolve around aiding player development.

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Tranents impressive start to the season continued as they thumped Partizan 5-0 at the Gyle

Amateur wrap: Tranent run riot | Six of best for Inter

Tranent Athletic continued their encouraging start to the season with a 5-0 win over Partizan FC at Gyle Park.

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