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Paul Burns fired by Lanark United and replaced by ex-Carluke Rovers gaffer Colin Slater

The managerial merry go round in local junior football gathered further pace this week when Lanark United sacked Paul Burns and replaced him with former Carluke Rovers boss Colin Slater.

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Forth manager Jamie McKenzie

Forth Wanderers have realistic shot at reaching last eight of Scottish Junior Cup

Forth Wanderers may never have a better chance of reaching the last eight of the Scottish Junior Cup, although they are still two rounds away from getting to that stage!

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Cameron McNeish has quit as Carluke Rovers manager

Carluke Rovers soap opera rolls on with third new manager appointed in four months

In another incredible twist to the relentless Carluke Rovers soap opera, the club this week appointed its third different management team within just four months.
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Lanark United manager Paul Burns

Lanark United beat an Ashfield side who had won their previous five league games

Lanark United took on second-placed Ashfield – who were trying for their sixth win on the trot – at Moor Park on Saturday, writes Tam Anderson.

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Carluke Rovers' Ian Watt (pictured) was one of three men sent off against Dunipace (Pic by Kevin Ramage)

Eight-man Carluke Rovers are ‘Dun in’ at wind and rain battered John Cumming Stadium

Carluke Rovers hosted Dunipace at the John Cumming Stadium amid strong swirling winds and rain which saw only the most fervent and loyal home fans take to the terracing for Saturday's 4-1 McBookie.com Central Division 2 defeat, writes Ian McKnight.

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Lanark United manager Paul Burns

Veteran Lanark United goalie Alan Colquhoun joins local rivals Carluke Rovers

For the second time in two weeks, a goalkeeper has transferred between Clydesdale rivals Lanark United and Carluke Rovers.

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John Dunn has been sacked by Carluke Rovers (Pic by Sarah Peters)

Carluke Rovers axe fell on manager John Dunn after alleged absences from training sessions

Carluke Rovers have sacked boss John Dunn after allegations that he attended less than half of the club’s training sessions during his brief two-month tenure.
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Carluke FC manager Paul Davies (right) branded some refereeing decisions in the 5-2 loss to Port Glasgow Celtic disgraceful

Cobras boss Paul Davies bites back at referee after Carluke FC defeat

Paul Davies mapped out the future for Carluke FC at Hampden this week.

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Lanark United manager Paul Burns

Late Taggart strike earns Lanark United a 4-4 draw in thriller against Royal Albert

Lanark United drew 4-4 in an incredible McBookie.com Central Division 2 encounter last Saturday, writes Tam Anderson.

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Lanark United manager Paul Burns would like to bring another recognised striker into the Moor Park set-up

Lanark United manager Paul Burns eyeing January additions

Lanark United manager Paul Burns has revealed that he’s keen to strengthen his squad in a bid to fuel a late bid for promotion from McBookie.com Central Division 2.

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Forth Wanderers manager Jamie McKenzie (left) was not happy with his players' display at Lochore

Forth Wanderers boss Jamie McKenzie in verbal blast at players despite them winning Scottish Junior Cup tie

Forth Wanderers manager Jamie McKenzie has revealed that he was far from happy with his players despite them winning 2-1 at Lochore Welfare to qualify for the fourth round of the Scottish Junior Cup for the first time in 14 years.

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Lesmahagow Juniors manager Robert Irving

Lesmahagow Juniors manager Robert Irving hopes to strengthen his squad in January

Lesmahagow Juniors gaffer Robert Irving has admitted that he will be trying to strengthen his squad soon in a bid to climb away from the McBookie.com Central Division 1 relegation zone.
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Carluke FC player Sean Bain

Carluke FC ace Sean Bain hopes to inspire other deaf footballers

For Sean Bain, actions always speak louder than words on the football pitch.

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Action from Saturday's Lochore-Forth tie (Pic by Elaine Robertson)

Forth Wanderers reach Scottish Junior Cup fourth round for first time in 14 years

Last weekend’s mild pre-Christmas weather finally allowed a large number of delayed Scottish Junior Cup third round ties to go ahead.

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Lesmahagow Community FCs Todd Lumsden (centre) accepts Standard Quality Mark award (Pics by Alan Harvey, SNS)

Trio of Clydesdale clubs awarded Scottish FA Quality Mark

In a major accolade for Lesmahagow Community Football Club, it has been awarded a prestigious Scottish FA Quality Mark.

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Scotland legend Kenny Dalglish, who scored a record 30 goals in 102 appearances for his country between 1971 and 86, reckons former Scotland boss Gordon Strachan can be proud of his tenure in charge (Submitted pic)

Kenny Dalglish refuses to slate former manager Gordon Strachan despite Scotland's failure to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Scotland legend Kenny Dalglish has refused to slate former national team gaffer Gordon Strachan, despite our failure to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia.

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Lesmahagow Juniors boss Robert Irving

Lesmahagow boss Robert Irving unhappy as 1-0 defeat at Port Glasgow keeps them in drop zone

Lesmahagow Juniors manager Robert Irving was fuming after his side lost on Saturday to remain in the relegation zone.

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Lesmahagow gaffer Robert Irving

Lesmahagow manager Robert Irving wants introduction of summer football for juniors

Lesmahagow Juniors manager Robert Irving has called for summer football to be introduced in the Scottish junior game.

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Forth had more chances than their Fife opponents despite having a man sent off in the first half (Pics by Sarah Peters)

10-man Forth Wanderers earn Scottish Junior Cup third round replay after nightmare start

Forth Wanderers recovered from a nightmare start to earn a creditable Scottish Junior Cup third round replay against Lochore Welfare on Saturday.

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