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East Region Round Up - 1/2 February 2020

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U19s

Benarty Astros win last weekend against AM Soccer allowed Glenrothes Strollers to increase their lead at the top of the AFYFC U19’s table. Astros’ 2-0 win over AM Soccer paved the way for Strollers to extend their lead to six points with a 4-1 win against Jeanfield Swifts.

East Craigie Swifts maintained their lead at the top of the Presidents League table with a convincing win over Brechin City YFC, but Fairmuir Violet kept the pace with the table toppers with a narrow victory over Lincraig.

There was also a 1-0 win for Riverside Tayport over ACSC.

In the East Region Cup, it was Kirkcaldy FC who emerged as 2-1 winners over Dundee North End Youths to book their place in the semi-finals of the competition.


U17s

Hill of Beath Hawthorn were able to extend their lead at the top of the AFYFC U17’s table with a narrow victory against Aberdour. The win increases their lead to four points over second place Kelty Hearts.

Runaway leaders Pitfour were unable to increase their advantage at the top of the Dave Pullar League as they suffered their first defeat of the season with a 3-1 defeat away to Forfar Albion.

The Perthshire sides slip up allowed Broughty United to close the gap with a 7-0 victory over Letham Tangerines.Monifieth Athletic also closed the gap to 12 points with a 4-0 win away to Carnoustie Panmure.

Ferry Athletic picked up a win over struggling Letham Whites, whilst Lochee United Colts triumphed in an emphatic win over Bridge of Earn. There was also a win for Dundee West.


U16s

Broughty United nearly produced an incredible upset but fell just short, losing to league leaders Ferry Athletic 3-2. United have not one a game in the league yet this season, however going toe to toe with the league leaders will surely give them great confidence.

Ferry, meanwhile, extended their lead at the top of the Maryfield League, to five points ahead of Forfar Boys, who were due to play in cup action last weekend.

Elsewhere, in the Body Complimentary Clinics, St Murdochs earned a much needed draw away to Cupar Colts. Letham FC Tans picked up a win against Dundee United SC to leave themselves just three points behind leaders Bridge of Earn.

In the Queen’s Jubilee Cup, Kirrie Thistle booked their place in the semi-finals by beating a tough Monifieth Athletic side. Bridge of Earn and Forfar Boys will have to wait to play their tie after their game was postponed.

In Fife, Blue Brazil claimed first spot in Division 1 thanks to a 6-1 victory at Real Fife

The East Region Cup saw two more teams advance to round four, with Dundee Celtic BC and Glenrothes Athletic overcoming Kelty Hearts and Jeanfield Swifts respectively.


U15s

Greig Park Rangers continued their unbeaten start to the Division 1 league season with an impressive 2-0 win over Glenrothes Athletic. The Scottish Cup quarter finalists one point ahead of their nearest rivals AM Soccer, who beat Bayside FC Athletic 4-3, having played two games less.

In Division 2 West Fife Juniors took advantage of Auchterarder Juniors’ inaction this weekend by taking top spot with a 5-1 win away to Pittenweem. At the other end of the table Lumphinnans United earned their first win of the season in a close game against Thornton Locos.

Letham SC picked up only their third win in the league this season with a 4-2 triumph over fellow strugglers Dundee Thistle. Maryfield United in the meantime extended their lead at the top with a comfortable 3-0 win over Arbroath Lads

In the W Mills League, Dundee Sporting Club made up ground on leaders Forfar Boys with an emphatic win over ACSC.

Pitfour booked their place in the semi-final of the Tommy Clark Trophy with a win in a closely contested contest against Ferry Athletic at Dawson Park, while Fairmuir secured safe passage to the semis of the Jean Pierre Babin Cup with a convincing win over Monifieth Athletic.


U14s

The title chase in the DS Rennie League motored on with the top two both picking up wins last weekend. Broughty United Pumas were comfortable winners against Pitfour and Dryburgh Athletic were similarly emphatic in their win over Fairmuir. There were also wins for Montrose Vics and Montrose Youth against Brechin City and Riverside respectively.

In the Watson McInally League, Dundee Sporting Club extended their lead at the top with a narrow 1-0 win over Carnoustie Panmure. The win saw them move seven points clear of second place Ferry Athletic.

Dundee Thistle secured their first win of the season with a great win over Broughty United Panthers. The win saw Thistle move off the bottom of the table into 13th place. There was also a big win for St Andrews Colts against Kirrie Thistle.

In Fife, North Queensferry Clarets were able to move clear at the top of the table with a 3-2 win away to Thornton Locos. Second placed Duloch Juniors fell to defeat at home to Glenrothes Strollers to allow the Clarets to claim top spot for themselves.

In one of the ties of the weekend it was Dundee United SC who emerged victorious against Monifieth Athletic to book a place in the semi-finals of the East Region Cup.

 

U13s

Dundee West Royals maintained their nine point lead at the top of the Cafe Royale League with a convincing win over their sister side Dundee West Reds. DUSC kept up the pace however with a narrow win away to ACSC. There were also wins for Dundee West Yellows and Carnoustie Panmure.

The top two in the J Clenaghan League both secured big wins last weekend, with Brechin City emerging as big winners at Riverside and Broughty United winning 5-1 at St Andrews Colts.

Newtyle moved into round four of the East Region Cup with a narrow 2-1 victory over Dundee Celtic BC.

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