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Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Genetically modifying Scottish footballers isn’t what Scott Booth believes is required to alter the qualifying fortunes of the country. Change should be resisted on all levels in the Scotland set-up is the firm belief of the 22-times capped former SFA youth coach.

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Oliver Burke captained Scotland U20 to victory over Brazil at the Toulon Tournament in June. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Oliver Burke will join Scots U21 squad with a point to prove

It would be understandable if representing Scotland under-21s wasn’t uppermost in the mind of Oliver Burke right now. That, though, will be anything but the case according to Scot Gemmill, who will manage him at international level next month.

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Bonnyrigg Rose beat Rob Roy in last season's Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals

Draw made for first round of Scottish Junior Cup

The battle to land Scottish junior football's Blue Riband trophy gets under way next month.

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Banchory Girls FC

Banchory Girls FC to host festival

Banchory Girls FC will welcome teams from across Aberdeen City and Shire to the King George V Park on Sunday, September 3 for a football festival hosted by the Deeside club.

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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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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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Deeside Brewery dedicate beer to Dons boss

Deeside Brewery dedicate beer to Dons boss

Deeside Brewery was caught up in Aberdeen’s football fever last week, re-naming one of its beers, for a limited time, to mark manager Derek McInnes’ decision to remain at Aberdeen Football Club.

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Donside Juveniles receive new goal posts from Trust

Donside Juveniles receive new goal posts from Trust

The Scottish Football Partnership Trust and the Crerar Hotels Trust have teamed up to support the provision of new goalposts for seven grassroots community football clubs in the North of Scotland.

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Lisa Evans gave Scotland the lead early on. Picture Michael Gillen.

Scotland 2 Romania 0: Friendly fires Euro hopes

Scotland are warming up nicely for the European Championships in Holland later this summer.

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Donside Juvenile U15s return from Holland

Donside Juvenile U15s return from Holland

Donside Juvenile Football Club U15s recently returned from the ‘Vlaardingen International Tournament’ in Holland. They were the first Scottish team ever to take part last year and were invited to return after winning the Fair Play Trophy in their age group.

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Mark McGhee is glad Wayne Rooney is not in the England squad

McGhee: Wayne Rooney's absence is no bad thing for Scotland

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee reckons Scotland could benefit from England not picking all time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney for this weekend’s Auld Enemy clash.

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Alford U15s Girls reach cup final

Alford U15s Girls reach cup final

Alford Academy girls took on Ellon Academy in the North of Scotland semi-final on Thursday, May 18.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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New stadium plans rejected by councillors

Aberdeenshire councillors have opposed Aberdeen Football Club’s plans for a new stadium at Kingsford, even though they will not be involved in the final decision.

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Aboyne Junior Football Club

Aboyne youths enter regional league for first time ‘in years’

Aboyne Junior Football Club has recently entered a 2007 age group team into the seven-a-side Scottish Youth Football Association (SYFA) regional league.

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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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