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Highland Amateur Cup 2017 draw

Football clubs from the Western Isles now know where their Highland amatuer adventure will begin in 2017 after the draws were made for both the regional sections and the second round when it becomesan open draw.

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Wright move for Point teen who pens Ross County deal

Wright move for Point teen who pens Ross County deal

A Point teenager has revaled his delight after penning a three-year deal with Scottish Premiership side Ross County’s youth team.

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Lewis and Harris win inter-island bragging rights as Mackay bags treble

Lewis and Harris win inter-island bragging rights as Mackay bags treble

A youthful Lewis and Harris Select side sent Uist and Barra home over the Sound of Harris on the wrong end of a 5-1 defeat.

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Cash windfall for West Side Football and Recreation Club

Cash windfall for West Side Football and Recreation Club

Westside Football and Recreation Club is celebrating the news that it has received a £10,910.00 funding award from SUEZ Communities Trust (formerly SITA Trust) for their Ground Care Equipment project.

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Stewart Regan, Chief Executive; Andrew McKinlay, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Football Association and David Little, Chief Executive, Scottish Youth Football Association appeared before the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee to give evidence on Child Protection in sport  Pic: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

488 youth football coaches suspended over disclosure checks

Hundreds of Scottish youth football coaches and officials have been suspended for failing to complete comprehensive background checks.

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Chance to support promsing teen footballer

Chance to support promsing teen footballer

A Lewis teenager is appealing for sponsorship as she bids to stake her claim at one of Scotland’s top women’s football teams.

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Western Isles Island Games Association

Western Isles Island Games Association

The Western Isles Island Games Association men’s football team continued their step up in training with another friendly match this week.

Eric Macleod’s squad squared off in a keenly contested friendly against the West Side at the Stornoway All Weaher surface.

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Butcher on the time of his life as an Invinciblue

Butcher on the time of his life as an Invinciblue

Terry Butcher skippered Rangers to three Scottish League titles in his four season north of the border, all the while his captains armband was sat next to the armband of England skipper at the same time.

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Tough draw for footballers in Gotland

Tough draw for footballers in Gotland

The Western Isles Island Games Association Men’s Football team have been drawn in Group B with host island Gotland, Greenland and Froya in what Team Manager Eric Macleod acknowledges will be a testing but hugely rewarding week.

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Brechin lost third consecutive league game

Brechin lost third consecutive league game

Brechin City suffered a third successive league defeat as they lost 3-0 to table toppers Livingston at the Tony Macaroni Arena on Saturday.

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Gers hero to visit Stornoway

Gers hero to visit Stornoway

Former Rangers and England skipper Terry Butcher, pictured after playing through an infamous head injury for England, is to visit Stornoway this weekend.

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Point party at awards

The cream of the Rudhach crop was honoured at Point FC’s end of year football awards.

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Mark McGhee and James McFadden don't look like being reunited with Louis Laing when the player's Notts County deal expires this month (Pic by Alan Watson)

McGhee: I don’t expect Louis Laing to return

Motherwell FC gaffer Mark McGhee has told the Motherwell Times that he doesn’t expect jettisoned centre back Louis Laing to come back to Fir Park.

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School Team - 1912

School Team - 1912

Pictured is one of the oldest island football team photographs ever submitted to the Stornoway Gazette.

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New charity calendar showing the naked beauty of Scotland

New charity calendar showing the naked beauty of Scotland

Glenelg Football Team is launching a high quality nude charity calendar 2017 in time for Christmas!

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Steelers win Crown Cup

Steelers win Crown Cup

Stornoway Steelers were the winners of the first-ever Crown Hotel Cup after a one-day invitatioanl football tournament last week.

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Caber win Communities Championship 7s

Caber win Communities Championship 7s

The Caber boasted a 100 per cent record, winning all of their five fixtures, to win the Communities League 7-a-side Championship Trophy.

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Ness B win Communities League Premiership 7s

Ness B win Communities League Premiership 7s

Ness B won the Communities League winter 7-a-side Premiership Trophy with a 100 per cent record.

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