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Carluke Rovers earn 3-1 win on bitterly cold Monday night

Carluke Rovers managed to do the league double over Royal Albert after a 3-1 away victory on a bitterly cold Monday night, writes Craig Martin.

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Carluke Rovers ace Ian Watt wheels away to celebrate after scoring his sides second goal in the win over East Kilbride (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Watt a hero as Ian hits treble for six-goal Carluke Rovers

Carluke Rovers reignited their promotion push with a thrilling 6-3 home victory over East Kilbride Thistle on Saturday.

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Forth Wanderers go close to scoring in Saturdays vital 3-0 home success over Neilston at Kingshill Park (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Forth Wanderers earn vital 3-0 home win over Neilston

Forth Wanderers geared up for a gruelling run of three away matches within five days by recording a vital 3-0 home win over Neilston.

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Lanark stars Cameron Steer (back row, 2nd left), Jake Fraser (back row, 2nd right), Cameron Pollok (back row, 1st right) and Ross Mullen (front row 1st right) in Scotland squad

Lanark lads eyeing Scotland title defence in Dublin

Four Scotland under-19 Additional Support Needs football stars are trying to help this country defend a prestigious title won last year.

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Willie McLaren puts Forth Wanderers 2-1 up against Bellshill Athletic (Pic by Paul Cram)

Crucial win for Forth in battle against relegation

Forth Wanderers manager Jamie McKenzie is eyeing survival in McBookie.com Central Division 1 after a vital 4-2 home win on Saturday.

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KT’s turnstile gives kids access to unique football education

KT’s turnstile gives kids access to unique football education

It’s easy sometimes to lose faith in football. It can fill sports pages with mega-money transfer deals and make millionaires of players and agents. A global game of superstars and fast cars. That’s football, right? Well.....not necessarily.

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25-03-2017 Lesmahagow Juniors V Thorniewood. Thorniewood won 5-2.  Picture Sarah Peters.

Lesmahagow Jnrs lose to new Thorniewood management

Lesmahagow Juniors lost to Thorniewood in what was their first win with a new management team.

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Chris Martin was Scotland's late hero. Picture by Michael Gillen.

Scotland 1 Slovenia 0: Late goal relief for Tartan Army

Much improved Scotland got out of jail as they clinched their ‘must-win’ World Cup Qualifier with Slovenia through a late goal from Chris Martin.

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The Lesmahagow Community FC squad members (Pic by Sarah Peters)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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