Around the Scottish Amateur Football Scene (05/04/2021)

Chief Writer Tom Scott takes his first look of a new week around the Scottish Amateur Football Scene.

EK Harp are seeking a Goalie Coach to work with their No 1 on a Wednesday. Harp play Saturday Morning Football.

Atlantic Quay FC are on the lookout for players (all players) as they move to a possible return to football. Also a Coach to assist the Manager.

Coatbridge Rovers FC are looking at the possibility of starting an Over-35s Section.

Letham AFC put in an application to join the East of Scotland League.

AS Albion have thanked CR REMOVALS for their continued sponsorship.

Glasgow Wellington would like to introduce weekly coaching sessions with a view to a potential Summer Football Camp.

Greenock HSFP AFC are returning to Non-Contact Training on April 13.

Arthurlie AFC hope to be back by April 20.

The Aberdeenshire AFA 2021-2022 season is expected to start on August 5-6.

Greenlaw FC four- team Tournament at Happer Park is due on Saturday (July 3) and Sunday (July 4). Two games each day – 12 noon and 3pm.

Around the Amateur Football Scene (29/03/2021)

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Coatbridge Rovers FC are looking at the possibility of starting an Over-35s Section.

South Gyle Rovers FC are looking to add to their backroom staff with Coaches, and the LEAFA Sunday Morning will be adding players to their squad for season 2021-2022.

Maybury Star AFC LEAFA Sunday Morning League will be playing in the Saughton Sounders FC Tournament.

Gregor Kerr has been appointed Assistant Manager at Fife Sunday League outfit Buckhaven United AFC.

Greenock HSFP AFC are returning to Non-Contact Training on April 13.

Arthurlie, new to the Scottish Amateur Football League, hope to be back by April 20.

The Aberdeenshire AFA 2021-2022 season is expected to start on August 5-6.

Around the Amateur Football Scene(28/03/2021)

Chief Writer Tom Scott takes a weekend look around the Scottish Amateur Football Scene.

South Gyle Rovers AFC are looking to add to their backroom staff with coaches.

The LEAFA Sunday Morning team will also be seeking to bring players into their squad for season 2021-2022.

I understand a training session will take place at Gyle Park today (Sunday) at noon.

Maybury Star AFC LEAFA Sunday Morning League are looking forward to playing in the Saughton Sounders FC Tournament, which they have entered.

Buckhaven United AFC – Fife Sunday League – have appointed Gregor Kerr as Assistant Manager.

Greenock HSFP AFC will resume training on April 13.

St Joseph’s AFC start their Non-Contact sessions next Saturday.

Dean Thistle (Kilmarnock) have helped their local community over the past year with several projects – including delivering in excess of 5000 food parcels, shopping for anyone isolating and helping people with doctor appointments. New friends and partnerships have been developed along the way. Great work!

M2C United, an Edinburgh- based Club, are hosting a 24 hour Live Stream Gaming Marathon on April 10. Scott Judge and Mark Phillips will be participating according to my Club Contact.

Troon Dundonald AFC have been running a fund raiser. Prizes are signed framed shirts from Rangers boss Steven Gerrard and striker Alfredo Morelos.

Aberdeenshire AFA 2021-2022 season is expected to start on August 5-6. Friendlies can commence May 17 provided Covid Protocols are observed. I hear the 2020-2021 campaign has apparently been scrapped.

North Region Suspensions Start Up Again

Players and Club Officials who had disciplinary cases heard by the Aberdeenshire AFA face a second batch of suspensions being confirmed from Friday.

Last week I revealed a number of bans had been released to commence on 1st January.

In addition to 1 game and 2 game bans, Aberdeenshire has confirmed 5-year and 10-year cases.

Previously, the AFA took in 4th and 10th December, 2020.

While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, clubs and individuals should consult with correspondence from the Disciplinary Secretary to confirm all suspension dates and durations.

North Region Club Reveal Lucky Square Winners

St Marnans FC have revealed the winners of their hugely-popular Lucky Squares Draw which went out live over the Festive Break.

Officials at the Aberdeenshire AFA club greatly appreciated interest shown and by those who entered.

A 2-night stay for two at the Kingsmill Hotel, Inverness, was won by Sandy Morrison.

Yvonne Gregory scooped the prize of up to a 4-night stay at the Hill of Mauderlea Lodges.

A £50 cash prize went to Brenda King. And last, but not least, Mike McLellan won a St Marnans Hat and Scarf.

North Region Suspensions Start Early

Players and Club Officials who had disciplinary cases heard by the Aberdeenshire AFA will commence their suspensions on 1st and 8th January.

In addition to 1 game and 2 game bans, Aberdeenshire has confirmed 5-year and 10-year cases.

The previous list released by the AFA took in 4th and 10th December. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, clubs and individuals should consult with correspondence from the Disciplinary Secretary to confirm all suspension dates and durations.

Mr Billy Allan (Rattray’s X1) Rest in Peace

Aberdeenshire AFA have broken the news of the sad passing of Mr Billy Allan. Better known as “Mr Rattray’s”. since they were founded in 1946, Billy was an inspiration to many a good friend, and without doubt the reason why Rattray’s X1. are the oldest team in the city Mr Allan was also a Life Member of the Association.

Our thoughts and prayers go out at this sad time to the Allan family and friends.

Saints Lose Out In Seven-Goal Thriller

St Marnans FC pushed Premier Division opponents Echt all the way before losing 4-3 in Saturday’s thrilling friendly at The Haughs. The Aberdeenshire AFL Division 1 East team went away with plenty of positives -. Echt have previously been Premier and various divisional champions over the years -. thanks to well-taken goals from Owen Paterson. Andrew Howe and Kian Moore.

Meanwhile, their Aberchirder followers must have heard there are a limited supply of New Hats and Scarves from Stoneyview Embroidery waiting to be snapped up in time for Christmas Day.

Both would make a great stocking filler for all ages. Mon The Saints!