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Fantastic Forth Wanderers reach Central League Cup last eight

Forth Wanderers players made history last night by qualifying for the Sectional League Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 31 years.

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Lesmahagow players celebrate Steven Clarks goal in the draw against Lanark United on Saturday (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Robert Irving says Lesmahagow League Cup campaign has been "a disaster"

Lesmahagow Juniors manager Robert Irving has branded his side’s Sectional League Cup campaign as “a disaster”.

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John Brogan came agonisingly close to getting Lanark United promoted last season

John Brogan resigns as Lanark United gaffer to take over at Wishaw Juniors

John Brogan’s near three-year reign as Lanark United manager is over after he resigned this week to take over at Lanarkshire rivals Wishaw Juniors.
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Stephen McManus has done coaching in recent months

Stephen McManus quits playing to take up full-time coaching role at Motherwell

Veteran Motherwell FC defender Stephen McManus today announced his retirement from playing football at the age of 34.
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Keigan Parker scored one goal and set up the winner in Forth's incredible 6-5 success over Lesmahagow

Forth edge out Lesmahagow in incredible 11-goal thriller

It was Kingshill for thrills on Wednesday night as Forth Wanderers edged out Lesmahagow Juniors 6-5 in an 11 goal thriller where clearly defences were not on top.

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Jamie McKenzie (centre) wasn't happy with what his players were producing at Lanark United

Forth Wanderers boss Jamie read riot act at half-time of derby draw at Lanark

Forth Wanderers manager Jamie McKenzie read the riot act to his players in a bid to keep their Central Sectional League Cup dream alive.

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Carluke FC manager Paul Davies (first right) is pictured with (from left) assistant boss Billy McGhie and first team coach David Goodwin (Pic by Siukei Chow of SC Photography

Carluke FC boss: This is our biggest season yet

Paul Davies has branded this season the biggest yet for local amateur football outfit Carluke FC.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

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Lewis McDougall shoots home his second goal against Lanark (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Lesmahagow Juniors and Forth Wanderers will contest Clydesdale Cup final

After two thrilling semi-finals, it has been decided that this year's Clydesdale Cup final will be between Lesmahagow Juniors and Forth Wanderers.
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Carluke FC manager Paul Davies (first right) is pictured with (from left) assistant boss Billy McGhie and first team coach David Goodwin (Pic by Siukei Chow of SC Photography

'Biggest season yet' is ahead for Carluke FC

Paul Davies has branded this season the biggest yet for local amateur football outfit Carluke FC.

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Forth player Warren Grenfell (left) battles for possession against Real Kashmir (Pic by Elaine Robertson)

Indians took away draw from Forth Wanderers

Forth Wanderers boss Jamie McKenzie has revealed how his friendship with former Rangers ace David Robertson led to Indian outfit Real Kashmir playing at Kingshill Park last Saturday.

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Lanark United taking on Whitletts Victoria in a Scottish Junior Cup third round tie in January 2011. The teams will soon be in the same regional set-up.

Junior football overhaul sees merger of Scotland's West and Ayrshire clubs

An ambitious overhaul of junior football will see the 52 West Region sides amalgamated with their 12 Ayrshire League counterparts.

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New Carluke FC skipper Gio Smith is pictured with club gaffer Paul Davies

Carluke FC ace Gio wants to lead just like Barry Ferguson

Gio Smith hero-worshipped Barry Ferguson as a kid and now he wants to lead from the front just like the former Rangers skipper.

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Ian Watt netted a penalty opener for Carluke Rovers on Saturday

Carluke Rovers impress in friendly draw against side who play two leagues higher

With only five of last season’s side in their line-up, Carluke Rovers began their pre-season matches with a 2-2 home friendly draw against Rutherglen Glencairn on Saturday, writes Craig Martin.

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Keith McAllister sports an anniverary shirt

‘Tradition is everything for Queen’s Park after 150 years’

Queen’s Park turn 150 years old today and the fan who has seen more of their 4,846 games than any other reckons he would stop watching them if they ever gave up their legendary amateur status.

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Carluke Rovers manager Colin Slater has replaced Greg Fernie with Mark Cassidy

Greg Fernie out/Mark Cassidy in at Rovers

After striker Greg Fernie’s decision not to sign a new contract, Carluke Rovers have moved quickly to bring in fellow forward Mark Cassidy from Newmains United.

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Carnwath Primary School pupils loved their big day out at Hampden Park (Pic byPaul Devlin, SNS Group)

Fun filled Hampden finale as kids take part in Tesco Challenge conclusion

Children from Braehead and Carnwath primary schools got fit and active at the Tesco Bank Football Challenge at Hampden Park on June 12.

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Robert Irving has been busy making signings for Lesmahagow

Frantic few days at Lesmahagow Juniors sees nine players stay and three new signings

Lesmahagow Juniors have re-signed Stewart Leishman, Craig Steele, Scott Cumming, Jordan Lithgow, Jordan Whitefield, Darren Lygate, Paul McVey, Steven Clark and Daryl McDonald.

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Rab Douglas (third from right) has used many charity golf days to raise money for good causes

Rab Douglas has helped raise £155,000 for Beatson Cancer charity in memory of pal Gordon Cowan

Kind hearted former Celtic and Scotland goalkeeper Rab Douglas has raised a phenomenal £155,000 in memory of pal Gordon Cowan during the past 11 years.

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John Brogan will need to be busy in the transfer Market this summer

Lanark United manager John Brogan faces ‘massive rebuild job’

Lanark United manager John Brogan faces a major job in trying to rebuild his squad after four first team regulars left the Moor Park club this week.

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