Loanhead Miners YFC 1999s dig deep in Spain

Loanhead Miners 1999s show off their tracksuits, sponsored by Taylor Wimpey
Loanhead Miners 1999s show off their tracksuits, sponsored by Taylor Wimpey
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Loanhead Miners YFC 1999s represented Scotland at the Costa Blanca Cup, one of Europe’s largest football tournaments with 239 teams from 25 countries taking part.

They came through a group featuring Spanish sides CF La Nucia, EFUD Albacer and IF Lodde of Sweden and made it into the knockout stages, where they defeated Calpe 3-2 on penalties following a 0-0 draw.

Their run was ended, however, at the last-eight stage, by Provimad – a team from the Madrid region of Spain – who ran out 3-0 winners.