We Were The Champions – Central Scottish AFL (2000-2001 Season)

Chief Writer Tom Scott is back with the second installment of his great new daily feature – and three Clubs are in the Scottish Amateur Football News Spotlight.

He reports Harestanes, Uddingston Anvil and Spartans were individually crowned Divisional Champions in the sponsored McEwans Central Scottish Amateur Football League at the end of a thrilling 2000- 2001 season.

Hares won the 12-game Premier Division by four points from Balmore, and Aberforth Rangers were a further ten points adrift of the runners-up.

Anvil had to fight-off the challenge of four other clubs – Fauldhouse, Colston, Motherwell Miners, and BP Amateurs and ultimately success arrived with a two-point overall lead after 14 games.

Two points was also the margin in Division 1B, where Spartans and runners- up Polaroid took the 18-game programme right down to the wire.

Cumbernauld Clyde finished third and went into a Play-Off Colston from Division 1A.

Here is a reminder of how those big Play-Offs and Finals finished:

McEwans M & M Trophy Final – Harestanes 3, Aberforth Rangers. 1.

McEwans Cinema Cup Final – Harestanes 1, Aberforth Rangers 2.

McEwans League Cup Final -. Aberforth Rangers 4, Blantyre 1.

McEwans Division 1 Play-Off – Uddingston Anvil 0, Spartans 3.

McEwans Division 1A- 1B 3rd Place Play-Off for Premier Division slot – Colston 3, Cumbernauld Clyde 3 after extra- time. Colston won 4-3 on penalty-kicks.

WE WERE THE CHAMPIONS…Have YOUR CLUB mentioned in the brand new Scottish Amateur Football News Feature.

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