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Glasgow Island end eight years of hurt

Glasgow Island tasted victory in a major competition within their league association for the first time in eight years last Saturday.

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The Lewis and Harris Select on their last outing when they beat Uist and Barra.

Select to host SPL side

Scottish Premier League side Ross County have confirmed they will be sending a team across the Minch to play our own Lewis and Harris Select later this summer.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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Point skipper Ali Gilles with the trophy.

Point paint the town Red with first trophy of 2017

It was far from a classic final as the league’s two most fancied teams - this season at least - almost wrestled each other to a standstill.

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The Western Isles Women pictured in Jersey two years ago.

Island Games Squad Preview - Women’s Football

The Isle of Man Women’s Football Team swaggered into the St Lawrence Stadium, Jersey, laughing and smiling anticipating an easy opening to their NatWest Island Games journey in 2015.

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Lowdown on all the Lewis and Harris league action

Lowdown on all the Lewis and Harris league action

United 0 Westside 6

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Kyle Munro scored his first senior United goal.

Dramatic come back shatters brave United

Lochs have the kind of injury list which would make Jose Mourinho wince. While the Manchester United manager has been bemoaning his injury curse the treatment room at the Creagan Dubh has more injuries than an Magaluf A&E Department after a wild summer weekend.

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John Uig Morrison steers his first of two spot-kicks beyond the reach of the diving Gordon Mackenzie during the league clash between last seasons top-two sides.

Point in third league loss

They say lightning never strikes the same place twice. They lied.

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Islands supporters group outside Celtic Park

Islands’ Celtic supporters together at Parkhead

At the start of April Celtic supporters form most of Scotland’s islands met at Celtic Park for a day together ‘billed’ as the ‘Scottish Islands Celtic Supporters Clubs’ Big Day out in Paradise’.

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West Side wizard Innes Iain Morrison is unplayable for West Side

West Side wizard Innes Iain Morrison is unplayable for West Side

Innes Iain Morrison is showing signs that he is determined to return to the dizzy heights of 2014 when he enjoyed a clean sweep of all honours as West Side lifted the league title trophy.

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The clash between the Lewis and Harris champs and the champs from Uist and Barra was entertaining.

Lochs win clash of the champions

Leurbost teenager Calum Macleod picked a perfect day to open his senior Lochs account with a second-half winner which edged the Western Isles clash of the champions in the favour of the Lewis and Harris League champions.

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Saints go marching on in the league

Saints go marching on in the league

The road to the Highland Amateur Cup came to Daliburgh on Saturday as Eriskay welcomed Back in a prelimamary round clash.

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Back FC show off their brand new kits which were purchased following sponsorship from Carpet Wrold.

Back suffer penalty pain in ABC Cup tie

Under a haar of incessant drizzle and ever damp conditions the new Lewis and Harris football season kicked off in Upper Coll as Back rolled out the welcome mat for Carloway in the Acres Boys Club Cup.

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A selection of WIIGA athletes, team managers and committee members alongside Craig anderson, Chief Executive of main sponsor The Scottish Salmon Company as the final squad for this summers NatWest Island Games were revealed.

Going for gold in Gotland as WIIGA squads revealed

In just a matter of months the Western Isles Island Games Association will jet into the arena of top class international sporting combat as they compete in the prestigious NatWest Island Games for the seventh time.

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Rubhachs reunite in Highland derby

Rubhachs reunite in Highland derby

Two teenage wonderkids who were produced on the Rubhach football production line created something which must be an island football first when they lined up on opposing sides in a Highland derby.

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Iochdar Saints enjoyed a winning start to the league.

Saints earn opening weekend win with away day over North Uist

Iochar Saints roared into league action with a comfortable win over North Uist at the new school pitch at Paible.

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Annual Supporters Club trip to Ibrox hailed a success

Annual Supporters Club trip to Ibrox hailed a success

A whopping 120 members of The World’s Biggest Rangers Supporters Club travelled to Glasgow to watch their team, in style, with a full days hospitality at Ibrox. The Stornoway based fan group is officially recognised by Rangers FC as the largest supporters club on the planet and the RSC’s eighth annual hospitality trip was their biggest and most successful yet.

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Niccy S3 boys march into North Final

Niccy S3 boys march into North Final

The Nicolson Institute S3 boys team produced a performance which belied their tender teenage years. If this is what the footballing future has in store for us in the Western Isles then I suggest all fans sit back and prepare to be entertained.

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West Side FC - Lewis and Harris Football preview

West Side FC - Lewis and Harris Football preview

Last season the West Side dropped two points at home against eventual champions Lochs and all three on their own turf against title rivals Points.

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Stornoway United FC - Lewis and Harris Football preview

Stornoway United FC - Lewis and Harris Football preview

With a new season comes renewed optimism and Stornoway United manager Grant Hunter remains infectiously optimistic and determined to lead a United charge up the pile.

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