Seniors suffer defeat on pre-season start

Posted on Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Spartans seniors lost 4-1 to SFL Division 3 Champions Livingston today in a wet and wild afternoon at Ainslie Park. Several key players were missing however Chris Townsley and Jack Beesley made their debuts for the club. Livingston had a very strong starting line up with several of the new summer signings on show.

Livingston started strong and took the lead early through new signing Iain Russell. Russell then scored a second midway through the first half to give the visitors a strong 2-0 half time scoreline.

It took just minutes into the second half for the lead to be extended. Kyle Jacobs scoring having come on at the break to make an instant impression on the game. Another new summer signing, Aaron Conway then made it four before Alex King scored a screamer towards the end of the game to reduce the defecit.

The game finished 4-1 and the players will have benefitted from the strong test against this season second division favourites.

Team: McGarrie, O’Donnell, Townsley, Sivewright, Hoskins, Manson, King, Beesley, Henretty, Etale, Malin.

Next Fixture

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

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