Tagged with Spartans

Game 4: Spartans 2-2 Dunfermline Athletic XI

Game 4: Spartans 2-2 Dunfermline Athletic XI

Date: Sunday July 13, 2014 – 3pm Venue: Ainslie Park, Edinburgh This game began just a few moments after Livingston’s comfortable 3-0 win over Falkirk, with the Ronnie Swan Memorial Trophy at stake. After enjoying the third place game from the clubhouse balcony, I ventured down to the stand for the final, soaking up the rays … Continue reading

Game 3: Livingston 3-0 Falkirk XI

Game 3: Livingston 3-0 Falkirk XI

Date: Sunday July 13, 2014 – 1pm Venue: Ainslie Park, Edinburgh As someone that likes a bit of variety in my football, there is something odd about travelling to the same venue two days running. Such is the nature of the Ronnie Swan tournament hosted by Spartans, which in its four team format gives each competing side two … Continue reading

Game 2: Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Livingston

Game 2: Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Livingston

Date: Saturday July 12, 2014 – 1pm Venue: Ainslie Park, Edinburgh Hard on the heels of the Forfar trip, Livingston’s pre-season continued at Ainslie Park, as one of four clubs competing a weekend tournament. Named after late Spartans’ stalwart Ronnie Swan, the tournament line up was completed by the host club, Falkirk and Dunfermline Athletic, with … Continue reading

Spartans 1-1 Whitehill Welfare

April 21, 2009 – City Park, Edinburgh City Park is a ground I have an affinity with, albeit indirectly, as it was the home ground of Ferranti Thistle at one point. My team, Livingston were Ferranti Thistle in a former life, so there’s a connection there, even if it extends back to a time when … Continue reading