Exciting new youth football club launched in Lesmahagow

An exciting new initiative for Lesmahagow has seen the establishment of a new youth football team affiliated to Lesmahagow Juniors.

Lanark goalie Gareth Hallford makes one of several fine stops in his team's 2-1 home win over Carluke (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Lanark get bragging rights with derby win over Carluke

Lanark United and Carluke Rovers served up a local derby cracker at Moor Park on Saturday with United taking the honours in a 2-1 win.

Footballer Jemma Marriott, of Nemphlar (left) picked for Scotland to play in UEFA Women's under-17 Championship (Submitted pic)

Jemma (15) starring for Rangers Ladies and Scotland youths

Promising Nemphlar football star Jemma Marriott is so highly thought of that she has joined the full Rangers Ladies team at the age of 15.

Stewart Regan, Chief Executive; Andrew McKinlay, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Football Association and David Little, Chief Executive, Scottish Youth Football Association appeared before the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee to give evidence on Child Protection in sport  Pic: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

488 youth football coaches suspended over disclosure checks

Hundreds of Scottish youth football coaches and officials have been suspended for failing to complete comprehensive background checks.

Ian Watt scores Rovers' first goal in the cup replay against Gartcairn (Pic by Jim Clare)

Carluke Rovers ace Ian Watt still feeling pain of cup exit

Carluke Rovers striker Ian Watt is still feeling the pain after his side’s thrilling Scottish Junior Cup run finally came to an end on Saturday.

It's agony for Carluke Rovers defenders as Kevin Ross heads Gartcairn into a 1-0 lead in front of a 400+ crowd at John Cumming Stadium on Saturday (Pic by Jim Clare)

Heartache as Carluke Rovers crash out of Scottish Junior Cup at last 16 stage

Carluke Rovers missed a golden opportunity to get into the last eight of the Scottish Junior Cup on Saturday when they lost 3-2 at home to fellow Central Division 2 outfit Gartcairn.

Roger Hynd (left) receives a Lifetime Achievement award from Millar Stoddart at 2011 Clydesdale Sports Personality of the Year Awards (Pic by John Prior)

Roger Hynd was a true Lanark hero

A fitting tribute has been paid to Lanark football great Roger Hynd, who has died at the age of 75.

Mark McGhee watching Motherwell during Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Celtic Park (Pic by Ian McFadyen)

McGhee issued with SFA Notice of Complaint

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee has been issued with a Notice of Complaint from the SFA regarding his alleged conduct during the 7-2 loss at Aberdeen last Wednesday night.

The ball nestles in the Gartcairn net after Ian Watt's stunning opening goal for Carluke Rovers (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Carluke Rovers face Scottish Cup replay this Saturday after 2-2 draw at Gartcairn

Carluke Rovers’ Scottish Junior Cup hopes remain alive after a thrilling 2-2 draw at fellow Central Division 2 side Gartcairn on Saturday.

Jubilant Carluke Rovers players celebrate beating Irvine Meadow in the previous round (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Can Carluke Rovers reach the last eight of the Scottish Junior Cup?

Carluke Rovers, managed by Colin Slater, are gearing up for their biggest Scottish Junior Cup tie in over 30 years this Saturday.

David O'Donnell tries to make headway for Lanark United at Dunipace (Pic by Alan Murray)

Lanark United net three penalties in amazing win at Dunipace

Lanark United romped to a fine 5-2 success at Dunipace last Saturday in an amazing game which saw United’s Shaun Gallagher score three penalties.

David O'Donnell celebrates putting Lanark United 2-1 up against St Anthony's on Saturday (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Lanark United end penalty misery in vital win over St Anthony’s

Lanark United remain firmly in the promotion hunt after recording a fourth league win in their last five matches against St Anthony’s.

Pearson pictured after previously signing for Motherwell in January 2015 (Pic by Alan Watson)

Mark McGhee expects Stephen Pearson to join ’Well imminently

Mark McGhee says that Stephen Pearson is on the brink of joining Motherwell for the third time and could sign by tomorrow (Thursday).

The winners of the replay between Bonnyrigg Rose and Kilsyth Rangers will face Petershill

Scottish Junior Cup fifth round draw

The draw for the fifth round of the Scottish Junior Cup has thrown up some fascinating ties.

Carluke Rovers striker Ian Watt scored both goals in the 2-1 Central Division 2 victory at Port Glasgow on Saturday (Pic by Kevin Ramage)

Can Carluke Rovers reach last eight of cup?

Carluke Rovers have landed an excellent opportunity to reach the Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals.

The Lanark United squad are on course for promotion this season (Pic by John Prior)

Lanark United still on course for promotion

Lanark United remain on course for automatic promotion after winning 2-1 at Vale of Leven on Saturday, writes Tam Anderson.

Lewis McDougall shoots home Carluke Rovers' winner against Irvine Meadow (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Brilliant Rovers stun Irvine Meadow in cup

A superb result for Carluke Rovers saw them stun Super Division 1 outfit Irvine Meadow 1-0 in the Scottish Junior Cup.

Jack Currie (second right) pictured during the Bellshill game in which he scored a hat-trick on Saturday (Pic by Alan Watson)

Currie blew away Bellshill with triple blast!

Lesmahagow Juniors gaffer Robert Irving has hailed hat-trick hero Jack Currie but insists the marksman can get even better.

Andrew Jardine attempts to offload to Andrew Orr, both of whom touched the ball down for Biggars second try against Aberdeenshire (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Two sin binned in Biggar defeat

Biggar Rugby Club sit ninth in BT National League Division 2 after last Saturday’s narrow 29-24 home defeat to Aberdeenshire.

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