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Ross Allum delighted as Spartans lift the Lowland League Cup

Ross Allum’s decision to cut short a trip to Barcelona in time for Spartans’ Lowland League Cup final against BSC Glasgow proved a good one as the striker netted the opener, putting his side on their way to a 3-0 victory at Ainslie Park.

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The brawl broke Meggetland Sports Complex. 
Picture: Neil Hanna

Oxgangs v Spartans youth match abandoned as brawl breaks out

A youth football match was abandoned after a player punched an opponent sparking a mass brawl.

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Spartans boss Dougie Samuel

Spartans have no divine right to win – boss Dougie Samuel

As the 2016/17 Lowland League season reaches its conclusion this weekend, Spartans boss Dougie Samuel believes the club has become a victim of their own success.

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Edinburgh City will call Ainslie Park home for the next three seasons

Edinburgh City and Spartans confirm three-season groundshare

Edinburgh City will groundshare with capital rivals Spartans for the next three seasons, the League Two club have confirmed.

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Ross Guthrie struck twice in the second half

Ross Guthrie hits brace as Edinburgh City beat Spartans

Edinburgh City reached their first cup final since winning promotion to the SPFL with a 2-0 win over Spartans in the East of Scotland Cup semi-final at Ainslie Park.

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Gary Jardine is keen to win the East of Scotland Cup

Edinburgh City fringe men to get run-out against Spartans

Gary Jardine plans to utilise his Edinburgh City squad for tonight’s East of Scotland Cup semi-final against Spartans at Ainslie Park.

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Craig Stevenson was left feeling frustrated

Spartans blow big chance to claw back East Kilbride

Spartans’ Craig Stevenson says he and his team-mates can’t afford any more slip ups if they are to give themselves any chance of being crowned Lowland League champions this season.

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Ross Allum celebrates scoring against East Stirlingshire on his Spartans debut

Edinburgh City to Spartans is not a step down – Ross Allum

Striker Ross Allum believes that in leaving Edinburgh City for Spartans he has joined a bigger club.

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Scott Maxwell (No.11) is congratulated after scoring Spartans' third goal. Pic: David Lamb

Flu-ravaged Spartans battle past Leith Athletic

Spartans boss Dougie Samuel breathed a huge sigh of relief that a flu bug didn’t hinder his side’s progression to the Football Nation Qualifying Cup semi-finals.

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A mix-up at cup sponsors William Hill saw their weekend coupon invite bets on BLYTH Spartans to beat St Mirren. Picture: contributed

William Hill Coupon mix-up leaves Spartans fans laughing

THEY are more than 100 miles apart and one has a population ten times bigger than the other – although they both have a great record in the cup.

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David Gold of Berwick battles with Jack Beesley in their 2015 fifth-round tie

Scottish Cup: Spartans’ Jack Beesley has score to settle with Sky Sports

Spartans midfielder Jack Beesley hopes that, should he score in tomorrow’s William Hill Scottish Cup third-round clash at St Mirren, the Sky Sports News team will have the decency to credit him with the goal this time around.

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Blair Carswell says the pressure is all on St Mirren this weekend

Spartans keeper: Beating Kilby perfect prep for St Mirren tie

Spartans goalkeeper Blair Carswell reckons that becoming the first team in 30 games to defeat East Kilbride has provided the perfect morale boost for this weekend’s William Hill Scottish Cup tie against St Mirren.

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Jack Beesley was on target for Spartans. Pic: TSPL

Spartans battle back to defeat ten-man Preston Athletic

Spartans moved up to joint-second in the Lowland League after coming from a goal down to defeat ten-man Preston Athletic 2-1 at Ainslie Park.

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Spartans manager Dougie Samuel

Challenge Cup: Tynecastle ace Swanson piles problems on Spartans

Spartans boss Dougie Samuel believes some of his squad are struggling to deal with the expectations that come with playing for the Ainslie Park club.

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Dougie Samuel

Spartans boss: Title is East Kilbride’s to throw away

Despite it being just a couple of days shy of November, Spartans boss Dougie Samuel believes the Lowland League title already looks to be heading to East Kilbride.

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Early Spartans blitz puts Huntly to the sword

Two goals inside the opening six minutes from Paul Thomson and Chris Townsley secured Spartans’ passage into the Scottish Cup 3rd Round with a 2-0 win over Highland League outfit Huntly at Christie Park.

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Whitehill keeper Bryan Young was kept busy

Supersub Chalmers wins derby for Whitehill against Spartans

A brilliant strike from Ciaren Chalmers 17 minutes from time secured a hard-fought 1-0 win for Whitehill over rivals Spartans.

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Eddie Malone scored a consolation goal for Spartans. Pic: TSPL

Spartans hit for seven by Stranraer in Irn-Bru Cup

Spartans’ adventure in this season’s Irn-Bru Challenge Cup came to a painful end last night as they were thrashed 7-1 by SPFL League 1 outfit Stranraer at Stair Park.

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Dougie Samuel takes his Spartans team to Stair Park in the Irn Bru Cup. Pic: TSPL

Spartans boss calls on players to enjoy Stranraer test

Spartans boss Dougie Samuel has encouraged his players to go and enjoy the challenge as he takes his Lowland League outfit to Stranraer tonight for their Irn-Bru Challenge Cup second-round tie at Stair Park.

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Dougie Samuel says Edinburgh City's success has inspired many teams

Lowland League will be toughest yet – Spartans boss

Spartans boss Dougie Samuel says he expects this season’s Lowland League to be the most competitive since its inception three years ago.

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