Tagged with Musselburgh

Musselburgh Athletic 2-1 Linlithgow Rose

June 11, 2009 – New Dundas Park, Bonnyrigg After flying back into Edinburgh after a business trip, I got to Bonnyrigg just as this MJM Flooring (St Michael’s) Cup final kicked off.  I needn’t have bothered rushing because as far as the entertainment went, it was well into the second half before the game really … Continue reading

Musselburgh Athletic A-A Whitburn

(Match abandoned after 20 minutes) June 4, 2009 – Olivebank Park, Musselburgh Game 101 for the season might be consigned to Room 101 after it was abandoned after barely twenty minutes play. The game, an MJM Flooring Cup semi final was only just getting into it’s stride when Musselburgh’s no 8 Martin Murphy went down … Continue reading

Musselburgh Athletic 2-3 Newtongrange Star

May 6, 2009 – Olivebank Park, Musselburgh This really was a superb advert for Junior football.  A draw would have all but assured already-promoted Musselburgh of the East Premier League championship, while Star needed a similar result to join them in next year’s Super League. Both teams went at it full pelt in a game which was … Continue reading

Bathgate Thistle 4-1 Musselburgh Athletic

February 24, 2009 – Creamery Park, Bathgate Although some clubs have them installed, Scottish junior matches under floodlights are a pretty unusual occurance thanks to the stipulation that both sides must agree to their use. Considering that floodlit football has been around for more than half a century now, it’s a fairly backward attitude. Thankfully, … Continue reading