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Lucky 13 for girls as Jack Bain bows out on a high

As Jack Bain prepares to enjoy the summer holidays he can look back with great satisfaction at his part in helping build a Girls footballing dynasty at the Nicolson Institute.

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Andy Gray pictured during his trip to Stornoway.

Rangers legend Gray returns to Hebridean soil

Former Rangers player and Scotland International Andy Gray returned to his roots last week as he and his family spent the weekend on the Hebridean soil where the football legend spent so many summers in his youth..

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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 squad as it was at the Jersey Games in 2015

WIIGA Preview - Men’s Football where a blend of youth and experience is key

At the last NatWest Island Games, the Western Isles Men’s football team took to the turf to take on the Isle of Man in their group opener with a sense of great anticipation for a young and undoubtedly talented side..

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Point FC at the double as they clinch JS Cup

Point FC at the double as they clinch JS Cup

Point FC are the Jock Stein cup winners for the third year running after a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Westside at Goathill last Friday night.

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Glasgow Island party with the trophy.

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

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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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