2017/18 Lowland Champions Spartans open up their title defence at home in this season’s curtain raiser. Their match against University of Stirling is scheduled to take place at Ainslie Park with a 7.45pm kick off on Friday 27th July.
The Lowland League Supporters’ Team of the Season is out and has thrown up some surprising names and sparked debate on social media and Pie & Bovril. The brains behind it all, our reporter Ronan Alexander, gives us his take on the men who made the team.
The Scottish Lowland Football League Annual General Meeting took place yesterday evening at the Elphinstone Hotel in Biggar. The meeting was well attended and was, as usual, a lively post-season exchange of ideas.
Our man Ronan Alexander is compiling a vote for the Lowland League’s Supporters Player of the Season! We want to hear from you though to help Ronan compile a shortlist which we can then put out as polls on Twitter.
The South and East of Scotland League champions will commence battle over two legs beginning this weekend for a place in the Lowland League next season. Threave Rovers will host the first leg at Meadow Park against Kelty Hearts, having won the South of Scotland League collecting 73 points from their 28 games, finishing seven points ahead of closest rivals Mid Annandale.
Next season’s dates for the Scottish Cup have been announced by the Scottish Football Association today. The tournament kicks off with the preliminary rounds in August and early September and culminates with the showpiece final on Saturday 25th May 2019.
The Spartans will not be defending their Ferrari Packaging Lowland League Cup crown after they exercised their right to withdraw in order to focus on their SPFL Playoff fixtures against Cove Rangers.
The Spartans FC are Ferrari Packaging Lowland League Champions following a 0-0 draw with East Stirlingshire at Ainslie Park.