Weekend Roundup

Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013

The East of Scotland sides kicked off a weekend a football on friday night at Ainslie Park with a 4-0 victory over Coldstream in the East of Scotland Premier Division. Lukasz Rusin opened the scoring with a headed goal in the first half while Mike Gray doubled the advantage just after the break. The Spartans Fox was once again on show, causing a few distruptions to play but that didn’t seem to put us off as Haydn Crane and Robbie Laird

The Lowland League side ran out comfortable winners in a match Dougie Samuel described as “An excellent performance on and off the ball, dotted with 3 fantastic goals”. Mark Whatley opned the scoring after 10 minutes with a looping header before John Grant got his head onto a Danny Main cross to double the lead after 34 minutes. A Kevin Motion freekick in the 59th minute secured the three points which moves us to the top of the Lowland League.

The Saturday Amatuer side secured a 4-3 win over Musselburgh in the 1st round of the Logan Cup. Iain Cartwright hit a double with Simon Ferry and Nick Reid adding the others.

The u19s put in a performance they can be proud of in a 6-1 defeat away to Hearts in thre Scottish Youth Cup. The Hearts side, which boasted 6 players with first team experience in the Scotish Premiership, went two goals in front before Blair Atikinson pulled on back. The boys held on for most of the second half however fitness and experience told in the end as Hearts scored most of their goals in the final few minutes including a hat trick from Dale Carrick.

Finally, the Women’s reserve team secured a 2-0 victory ahainst Hutchison Vale. Emma Stewart opened the scroing with a penalty before Sharon hughes doubled the advantage.

Next Fixture

Date: 23/07/24
Opponent: Forfar Athletic
Venue:Ainslie Park
Competition: Premier Sports Cup
Kick off: 7.45pm

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