North Edinburgh Derby kicks-off 2020

Posted on Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Spartans welcome first footers Civil Service Strollers to Ainslie Park for the opening fixture of the Lowland League new year.

Only a point separates the sides who sit in 5th and 6th place respectively and the Derby promises to see 2020 start with a keenly fought contest.

It’s been three weeks since Gary Jardine’s side were in competitive action whilst Spartans come into the game on the back of a positive December with a 75% win rate, including two clean sheets at home.

Last time out saw Dougie Samuel’s side record a 1-2 victory over the Muirhouse men at a sun-soaked Christie Gillies Park that had former Scotland Manager Gordon Strachan amongst the sizeable crowd.  Blair Atkinson and Adam Corbett were on hand to give the Pilton side a half time lead with the hosts clawing a goal back at the death which perhaps suggested the match was closer than it played out.

Kick-off is at 3pm.  Admission £7 Adults, £4 Concessions, Under 16s Free.  Any Hibs, Hearts or Edinburgh City season ticket holders can attend for half price on the back of presenting their club’s pass at the turnstiles.

Next Fixture

Date: 29/06/24
Opponent: Livingston FC
Venue:Ainslie Park
Competition: Pre-Season Friendly
Kick off: 3.00pm

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