Lewis Robertson made an impressive scoring start for Newburgh AFC in the Kingdom of Fife League. Burgh hit Division 1 hosts Kirkcaldy Albion for eight with six different players on target including Robbo.
Ryan Anderson and Ben Jones bagged doubles, while William Kerr, Scott Baldie and player of the match Dan McArthur completing a good afternoon’s work.
The result means Newburgh move up to 8th in the table. Kirkcaldy have suffered five successive defeats and conceded 77 goals.
Saturday afternoon’s weather was more suitable for staying indoors, but that did not stop Kingdom of Fife League clubs from delivering a flood of goals.
Thirteen fixtures went ahead through the three divisions and it was certainly unlucky for some Premier big-hitters Bowhill and Leven United managed five apiece.
Burntisland United stole the Championship show with seven against Freuchie.
Division 1 Newburgh hammered home eight at Kirkcaldy Albion, while Glenrothes grabbed the headlines with a remarkable 6-5 victory at their aptly-named hosts Kirkcaldy Blues!
Kincardine and Bridge of Earn are both aiming to extend their impressive run of results in the Kingdom of Fife Division 1. The pair are unbeaten in three games, and between them have netted a staggering 73 goals -. including three double-figure scorelines!
Who can stop them this Saturday? Well, Newburgh, one win from three, travel to play Kincardine. Bridge of Earn are away to Kettle United, who lost 8-2 at Methilhill Strollers last Saturday.
Championship leaders Markinch, who have twice hit 6 goals in their campaign, entertain Duloch.
Second-placed Glenrothes Amateurs, with a game less played, host the visit of Fife Athletic.
Newburgh AFC. will be able to gauge their players 11-a-side fitness prior to the commencement of what looks like being an excellent programme of pre-season fixtures.
Burgh have set aside a Trial Game on September 15 two nights before they host Fife Thistle AFC.
Freuchie AFC are visitors on Saturday, September 19, and the following midweek they have lined-up Kirkcaldy Albion AFC.
A return clash at Fife Thistle AFC should go ahead on Saturday, September 26, with other attractive games against Newport AFC (October 1) and Kinrossie Caledonian AFC (October 3) are in the pipeline.
Fife amateurs Newburgh AFC have drawn up a list of available dates for next month and early October to arrange pre-season friendlies.
Evening kick-off times are possible on September 15, 16, 17, 23 and 24. Obviously not playing on consecutive nights!
Two Saturday afternoon games could take up September 19 and 26. There is also an option of Thursday, October 1.
I understand Newburgh hope to resume full contact training as of August 24. Anyone interested should contact the club through their Social Media pages.
Kirkcaldy Albion AFC. will play at least three warm-up games – and welcome at least one additional fixture.
St Monans Swallows AFC, Newburgh AFC and East Kilbride Harp AFC are already on the schedule.
A club insider tweeted: ” Looking for possibly another one or two. All offers welcome.”
Newburgh AFC have moved quickly to secure matchball sponsorship as they prepare for a first season debut in the RJM Sports Kingdom of Fife AFL Division 1.
AR Marketing Scotland will supply footballs for the entire 2020-2021 campaign.
A major recruitment drive is under way to attract officials, backroom staff and players to Coach Road, Newburgh.
Currently training twice a week, the emphasis for everyone is a combination of fitness and technical work. Sessions adhere to all SFA and Scottish Government guidelines.
Interested parties, not just trialist players, should contact Ryan_Anderson@Newburgh AFC.co.uk