Leith Athletic bid for fourth Alex Jack Cup in row

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LEITH ATHLETIC will be aiming to win the first piece of silverware up for grabs in the East of Scotland League season when they face Eyemouth United in the Alex Jack Cup final on Sunday at Home Park, Coldstream (1.30pm).

Holders Athletic will be attempting to win the trophy for the fourth time in a row against a side who currently sit bottom of the EoS table without a win to their name.

Leith declined to comment on the match when contacted by the Evening News.

In tomorrow’s East of Scotland League fixtures, Ormiston face Stirling University at Recreation Park (2pm) with Brian Johnston’s side in high spirits following last weekend’s 2-1 win over Preston Athletic in the South East Challenge Cup.

“We’re now unbeaten in our last five matches and last weekend the guys stuck to their task and performed really well,” said Johnston. “The squad is one of the strongest I’ve had since I’ve been at the club and we’ve had some really good performances.”

Heriot-Watt-University travel to Burntisland Shipyard (2pm). Spartans EOS’ clash with Peebles Rovers will be played on Tuesday at Ainslie Park (7.45pm).

In the South Region Challenge Cup second round, Civil Service Strollers face Selkirk at Yarrow Park (1.30pm) following two previous postponements while Tynecastle face Vale of Leithen at Netherdale in the first round (2pm).