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What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

One of the lucky ones, sports writer Ian MacLean is the only member of the Johnston Press Weeklies Sport department to follow Scotland at a World Cup.
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New youth facilities for Threave Rovers and the community

Threave Rovers gain new youth facilities

Threave Rovers were handed a boost off the park when they unveiled their new youth facilities at Birkland Road.

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Dalbeattie Star win Southern Counties Challenge Cup (pic:Stephen Lang)

Dalbeattie Star 3-1 Mid Annandale

Dalbeattie Star’s difficult season ended on a high as they retained the regions top knockout competition, the Southern Counties Challenge Cup.

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Threave Rovers clinched the South of Scotland Championship last weekend

Threave Rovers urge town to get behind club for Kelty Hearts play-off

Threave Rovers player-boss Scott Wilby issued a rallying cry to the fans to get behind them for their massive Lowland League play-off clash against Kelty Hearts.
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Dalbeattie Star celebrate (picture: Dalbeattie Star)

Dalbeattie Star 4-1 Selkirk

Dalbeattie Star went into this, their penultimate league match of the season, knowing victory in both games would guarantee their Lowland League status and after this excellent 4-1 victory over Selkirk, it was halfway to job done.

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Archive Dalbeattie Star image courtesy of Dalbeattie Star

Cumbernauld Colts 2-0 Dalbeattie Star

Dalbeattie Star’s unbeaten came to an end at Cumbernauld Colts last Saturday but thanks to Vale of Leithen’s defeat at Civil Service Strollers it was as we were before the match.

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Dalbeattie Star celebrate (picture: Dalbeattie Star)

Selkirk 2-2 Dalbeattie Star

Dalbeattie Star’s unbeaten run continued after a point was gained in an entertaining encounter at Yarrow Park.

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Tommy Muir earns the plaudits after finding the net (Picture: Dalbeattie Star)

Gala Fairydean Rovers 2-2 Dalbeattie Star

Dalbeattie Star’s winning run came to an end in the most agonising of circumstances, but the unbeaten run continues with just five league matches remaining

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Tyler Jolly wins senior male award for boxing

Sportsmen and women honoured at awards night

Top sporting talent across the Galloway area were recognised at the 15th Wigtownshire Sports Council’s sports personality of the year awards last week.
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St Cuthbert's top in South of Scotland league

South of Scotland league: St Cuthbert's remain at the summit

St Cuthbert Wanderers remain top of the South of Scotland League after an impressive 2-0 win over fellow title challengers Bonnyton Thistle last weekend.
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Tommy Muir hits a hat-trick for Dalbeattie Star against University of Stirling (picture: Dalbeattie Star)

University of Stirling 2-4 Dalbeattie Star

Tommy Muir hit a hat-trick as Dalbeattie Star made it three wins in a week, pushing them further away from a relegation battle.

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Action from Dalbeattie Star's 1-0 win over Whitehill Welfare (picture: Dalbeattie Star website)

Dalbeattie Star 1-0 Whitehill Welfare

Substitute Corey Thomson denied Whitehill Welfare a draw with his late strike, earning Dalbeattie Star a 1-0 win last Wednesday.

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South of Scotland: Mid Annandale make it ten in a row

South of Scotland: Mid Annandale make it ten in a row

St Cuthbert Wanderers remain top of the South of Scotland League following a 1-0 win over Abbey Vale. Substitute Joe McMillan’s second-half strike proved to be the difference between the two sides at Dumfries High School.

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Dalbeattie Star v Hawick (club website)

Dalbeattie Star 3-0 Hawick Royal Albert

Dalbeattie Star went into this must win match with all the pressure on them, but they rose to the challenge in grand style to deservedly claim the crucial points.

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South of Scotland: Three points separate top six

South of Scotland: Three points separate top six

Blizzard conditions put pay to any chance of football being played last weekend across the country as the Beast from the East bared its teeth.

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Archive: Newton Stewart v St. Cuthbert Wanderers  Newton's No.6 Robbie Thomson stands his ground against Saint's No.8 Ross Hunter

South of Scotland round-up: Annan Athletic hit for 10 by St Cuthbert Wanderers

St Cuthbert Wanderers moved to the top of the South of Scotland league with a stunning 10-2 victory over Annan Athletic.

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Football: Big Cup wins for Lochar, Vale and Lochmaben

Lochar Thistle sealed their place in the third round of the Southern Counties Challenge Cup after a 7-1 dismantling of St Cuthbert Wanderers last Saturday.

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Title race hots up in South of Scotland league

Title race hots up in South of Scotland league

Just four points separate the top six sides in the South of Scotland league after last weekend’s action packed encounters.

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Dalbeattie Star celebrate goal (picture: club website)

Edinburgh University 2-2 Dalbeattie Star: Star blow two-goal lead

Dalbeattie Star squandered a two-goal advantage in their 2-2 draw with Edinburgh University in their quest to avoid a relegation battle.

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