OUTSIDE of cup finals, the decision to move a Borders derby to Midlothian may be strange, but this was a pragmatic one.
Posted 9 Dec 2011 09:30
IT wasn't quite the white-hot cauldron of intimidation that they had been warned of, but Vale's Scottish Cup dream wilted in the face of an effective display by the Scottish Junior Cup holders at Beechwood Park.
ROVERS' hopes to remain in the hunt for a promotion place crashed on Saturday after running out of steam at Whitestone Park.
VALE suffered their first loss in a knock-out cup competition this season as Whitehill edged through to the Image Printers East of Scotland Cup final.
Posted 11 Nov 2011 09:30
THERE'S not been all that much to smile about at The Gytes this season but Saturday's performance has brought a spring to the step of everyone involved at the club.
WERE such a thing as a Magna Carta of football management to exist, you probably wouldn't get very far into the tome before coming across the decree that you don't change a winning side.
LET'S get the Man of the Match award out the way first, which goes to...(cue drum roll)...referee Wes Boulstridge. Well, why not?
VALE won through to qualify for the Quarter Finals of the League Cup later in the season, but were made to work hard by Leith side
ROVERS grabbed a late equaliser to earn themselves a well-deserved draw against league leaders Preston Athletic.
PRE-MATCH predictions hadn't given Rovers much of a prayer going into this match and although it was Vale who booked their place in the next round, they certainly had to work for it.
TWO local Borders sides, who are both struggling at the moment, met on Saturday at The Gytes.
PEEBLES made the short journey down to Philiphaugh with hopes of breaking their duck in the RBS Premier Division 2.
Posted 16 Sep 2011 09:30
ROVERS manager Stuart Robertson was left reeling after his team crashed to their worst defeat of the season.
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