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Glasgow City Ladies bounce back from Euro heartache with 4-0 win over Celtic

Despite a gruelling evening on Thursday night in the Champions League, Glasgow City showed few signs of a hangover and maintained their lead at the top of the Scottish Building Society SWPL 1 with a 4-0 win over Celtic at Petershill Park on Sunday.

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Scott Booth, now head coach of Glasgow City, believes change should be resisted at all levels of the Scotland set-up

Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Genetically modifying Scottish footballers isn’t what Scott Booth believes is required to alter the qualifying fortunes of the country. Change should be resisted on all levels in the Scotland set-up is the firm belief of the 22-times capped former SFA youth coach.

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Chris Martin scored the only goal of the game. Picture Michael Gillen.

Scotland 1 Slovakia 0: Martin makes it three in a row for Strachan’s side

Scotland’s World Cup hopes hung by a thread, but now they might just weave their way to Russia after all.

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Bonnyrigg Rose and Rob Roy clashed in the later stages of last season's Scottish Junior Cup

Top ties await in Scottish Junior Cup second round

The draw for the second round of this year's Scottish Junior Cup has thrown up some cup crackers.
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Half-time substitute Willie Sawyers helped Rob Roy back into the match

Rob Roy 1 Pollok 1: Rabs battle back to earn draw

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy battled back to share the spoils after a spirited second half performance against Pollok at Guy’s Meadow on Saturday.

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Oliver Burke captained Scotland U20 to victory over Brazil at the Toulon Tournament in June. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Oliver Burke will join Scots U21 squad with a point to prove

It would be understandable if representing Scotland under-21s wasn’t uppermost in the mind of Oliver Burke right now. That, though, will be anything but the case according to Scot Gemmill, who will manage him at international level next month.

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Bonnyrigg Rose beat Rob Roy in last season's Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals

Draw made for first round of Scottish Junior Cup

The battle to land Scottish junior football's Blue Riband trophy gets under way next month.

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Looking good - Pollok United 2008 are in fine form for forthcoming games

Brand new look for Pollok team

The lucky youngsters of a southside football team have received brand new strips, courtesy of a well-known opticians.

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Andrew Robertson. Pic: Michael Gillen

Robertson signs for Liverpool

Former St Joseph’s Primary School, in Busby, pupil and Queen’s Park player Andrew Robertson has signed for football giants Liverpool.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

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Keith McAllister sports an anniverary shirt

‘Tradition is everything for Queen’s Park after 150 years’

Queen’s Park turn 150 years old today and the fan who has seen more of their 4,846 games than any other reckons he would stop watching them if they ever gave up their legendary amateur status.

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Join the club to celebrate 150 years this weekend

Spiders special 150 year celebrations this weekend

Queen’s Park are celebrating 150 years since the club’s formation this weekend.

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Leigh Griffiths scored direct from a freekick.

Scotland 2 England 2 : Late drama in Hampden sunshine

Sunburn or away shirt? It was hard to tell with the Scotland fans.

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Lisa Evans gave Scotland the lead early on. Picture Michael Gillen.

Scotland 2 Romania 0: Friendly fires Euro hopes

Scotland are warming up nicely for the European Championships in Holland later this summer.

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Mark McGhee is glad Wayne Rooney is not in the England squad

McGhee: Wayne Rooney's absence is no bad thing for Scotland

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee reckons Scotland could benefit from England not picking all time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney for this weekend’s Auld Enemy clash.

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The jubilant Pollok squad celebrate their dramatic shootout victory on the Newlandsfield pitch (Pic by Mark Donnelly)

Pollok land West of Scotland Cup for first time in 17 years after shootout

There was late drama at Newlandsfield Park as Pollok clinched their first West of Scotland Cup since 2000, beating Cumnock 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw on Saturday, writes Mark Donnelly.

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