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Alford girls hit six of the best to reach semis

Alford Junior Girls’ football team hosted Mearns Academy in the quarter-final of the Aberdeenshire Cup on Wednesday last week, and it was a thrilling encounter, with Alford emerging as 6-4 winners.

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Thursday 16th November 2017, Aberdeen, Scotland.  


Pictured: Derek McInnes and Paul Lawrie with Adam Rooney


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paul teams up with dons in special open partnership

Paul Lawrie, The Open winner at Carnoustie in 1999, has helped launch a partnership between The Open and Aberdeen FC at Pittodrie ahead of next year’s Open at Carnoustie.

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New kit for Banchory Academy footballers

New kit for Banchory Academy footballers

Banchory Academy 2004 football team has extended a special thank you to both Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace and The Rotary Club of Banchory St. Ternan for their very generous sponsorship which has allowed them to purchase new match kit and training tops.

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Scott Booth, now head coach of Glasgow City, believes change should be resisted at all levels of the Scotland set-up

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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