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Fixtures now coming thick and fast as south league picks up the pace

The South of Scotland League matches are coming thick and fast with once again weekend and midweek matches scheduled to be played.

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Uppers No.5 Kevin Neilson finds it difficult to round Creetown's No.10 Alex Dick in the match on Saturday.

Newton Stewart Scottish cup venture ended by skilful Ayrshire side

Newton Stewart latest venture into the Scottish Cup resulted in a fairly decisive 6-0 defeat at the hands of Ayrshire Junior side Glenafton Athletic who are current Scottish Junior Cup holders.

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Tough Scottish Cup draw for Newton

Tough Scottish Cup draw for Newton

The William Hill Scottish Cup kicks off this Saturday with the first preliminary round being played with Newton Stewart the only South Club involved.

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Lochar Thistle now top the south league table

Lochar Thistle now top the south league table

Lochar Thistle now top the South of Scotland League after beating Creetown 4-1 on Wednesday evening.

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Newton Stewart continue 100 per cent record

Newton Stewart continue 100 per cent record

Newton Stewart maintained their 100 per cent start to the season last Saturday following a 4-0 victory over Dumfries YMCA.

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Full programme of matches this Saturday for south league

Full programme of matches this Saturday for south league

This Saturday there is a full programme of south league matches with several interesting encounters on the cards.

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Newton top the table

Newton top the table

Following the midweek matches played on Wednesday evening Newton Stewart continue to top the South of Scotland League.

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Full midweek programme for south league

Full midweek programme for south league

A full programme of south league matches tonight (Wednesday, August 2) includes newcomers Bonnytown Thistle on the road when they play Newton Stewart at Blairmount Park.

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All images from www.corinthianarchive.co.uk

Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

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Keith McAllister sports an anniverary shirt

‘Tradition is everything for Queen’s Park after 150 years’

Queen’s Park turn 150 years old today and the fan who has seen more of their 4,846 games than any other reckons he would stop watching them if they ever gave up their legendary amateur status.

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Jim McKie.

Glamour friendly highlights close association between clubs

Semi-professional, League One teams in the South-West of Scotland are not the usual opponents of Dutch giants, FC Twente, but on Saturday (July 8) the former Eredivisie winners will take to the pitch against Stranraer FC.

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Gordon Irons (left) from Stena Line in the tunnel at Stair Park with special guest, Neil Watt, who was a Stranraer player 30 years ago when the sponsorship began.

Stranraer and Stena making British football history

Stranraer FC have made British football history as they enter their 30th season of continuous sponsorship with ferry company Stena Line.

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Mark McGhee is glad Wayne Rooney is not in the England squad

McGhee: Wayne Rooney's absence is no bad thing for Scotland

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee reckons Scotland could benefit from England not picking all time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney for this weekend’s Auld Enemy clash.

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Malcolm Baird, who coaches the team alongside Kenneth Faulds, and the Galloway Thistle 2009s

New shirt sponsors for Thistle

The New shirt sponsors for Galloway Thistle 2009s are Bairds Windows Ltd.

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Saturday 27th May
Newton Stewart Football Club awards presentation pictured L-R  Jak Kiltie (Manager), Martyn Henry (Player of the Year), Robert Middleton (Top Goalscorer & Players player of the Year), Marc Whyte (Young player of the Year) & Brain McKie (Vice Chairman)

Club present player of the year awards

Newton Stewart Football Club held its awards presentation on Saturday, May 27.

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Potts Cup 
finalists

Potts Cup finalists

St Cuthbert Wanderers and Newton Stewart will contest the final of the Potts Cup next Wednesday evening at Castle Cary Park.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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Good matches in prospect in Potts Cup semi finals

Good matches in prospect in Potts Cup semi finals

The Potts Cup semi-finals take place tonight (Wednesday, May 17) with two very good matches in prospect.

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