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Watch a selection of goals from the Scottish Youth Champions League group matches and semi finals. Full highlights of the final to follow.
 

 

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Group A
 
Game 1
 
Tournament hosts Milngavie Wanderers faced Jeanfield in their opening group match, with Dryburgh Athletic up against Irvine Meadow.
 
Milngavie opened the scoring just before half time through Nathan Carmichael, with Ross Adams adding a second midway into the second half, and Aran McDonald completed the scoring with a superb volley to make it 3-0.
 
It was a goal fest as Dryburgh took on Irvine Meadow, with 8 goals shared, but Dryburgh scoring 6 to take the 3 points. First half goals from Ben Amos, a Ryan Smith double, Saul Cooney, and Irvine Meadows’ Jack Sherrie made it 4-1 at half time to Dryburgh. An early second half penalty from Jamie Cook got Irvine their second goal, but two identical bicycle kick goals from Nathan Scott got Dryburgh their 5th and 6th goals of the game.
 
Game 2
 
Milngavie managed to scrape past Irvine Meadow in their second group game, with Aran McDonalds’ mishit cross flying into the top corner giving them a 1-0 win.
 
Dryburgh kept pace with the Wanderers as they overcame East Region rivals Jeanfield 4-1 to move also onto 6 points in the group. Jeanfield took the lead in the game through Robbie Young, but a superb 35 yard strike from Mitchell Hay levelled things up at half time. Wise words from the coach inspired Dryburgh and they ran out 4-1 victors, with second half goals coming from Craig Kemlo and a double from Nathan Scott.
 
Game 3
 
With Dryburgh and Milngavie both on 6 points and through to the semi final, it was winners takes all in the race to top the group. If the match was a draw, Dryburgh would progress top on goal difference.
 
However, Milngavie weren’t about to let that happen as they took an early lead through Ben Jenkins. Liam Clarke then levelled the scores with a driving run into the box and a neat finish. However, a deliberate handball on the goal line 30 seconds from time gave Jenkins the chance from 12 yards to win the game, and the group. His first effort was saved, but he made no mistake with the follow up. 2-1 Milngavie.
 
Irvine Meadow and Jeanfield played each other in their final group match, with neither team wanting to finish with the wooden spoon. Irvine took the lead through Jamie Lambert in the first half, and then Jack Rodden doubled their lead with a powerful strike from the edge of the box. 
 
 
Group B
 
Game 1
 
The first matches of the day were in Group B, with St Peters taking on Burntisland Shipyard and Wishaw WW up against Coltswood Colts.
 
St Peters took a 2-0 lead into the break with goals from Haydn Stewart and Fraser Burns. Then after the half time interval Shaun Clark scored to make it 3-0, before Steven Ferguson added a fourth late on.
 
Wishaw also came out 4-0 winners, with Cameron Pow opening the scoring to give his side a 1-0 half time lead. Wishaw then doubled their lead early in the second half through a Mark Kyle strike, before two late goals from Lee Hadden gave Wishaw a comfortable 4-0 victory.
 
Game 2
 
The second round of matches in Group B consisted of St Peters facing Coltswood Colts and Wishaw taking on Burntisland Shipyard.
 
St Peters once again ran out comfortable victors with a convincing 5-1 win. Goals coming from Morgan Duncan and Fraser Burns in the first half, and then Duncan doubled his tally shortly after the break before Steven Ferguson and Connor Thomson completing the scoring. Coltswood got themselves a consolation goal from Rhys Pryce.
 
Burntisland came from a goal down to claim a brilliant 2-1 win over Wishaw. Mark Kyle scoring the opener for Wishaw in the first half, but it was the last 10 minutes which proved their un doing as James Berry nipped in to equalise, before Jamie Watson ran through and chipped the keeper to give Burntisland the win.
 
Game 3
 
The final round of games seen group leaders St Peters facing Wishaw, with Burntisland up against Coltswood Colts.
 
Burntisland needed to win and Wishaw to not win in order to progress, due to a superior goal difference. They did their bit with a 1-0 win over Coltswood Colts, thanks to a strike from Jamie Berry midway through the second half.
 
With St Peters almost effectively through with a superior goal difference, Wishaw needed to overturn them to qualify for the semi finals. The longer the game stayed goalless, Wishaw began to gather more and more momentum, before breaking the deadlock not long before the final whistle. A free kick into the box was toe poked into the net by Euan Leonard to give them a 1-0 win.
 
These results meant that St Peters and Wishaw both progress, despite themselves and Burntisland all being on 6 points. Goal difference proving the deciding factor in this one.
Sunday, 15 June 2014 20:50

Scottish Youth Champions League - Video

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YFS TV was present at the Scottish Youth Champions League on Sunday 15th June. We are offering a comprehensive video package, exclusively to anyone who signs up to the YFS Supporters Club. This includes...
 
- 'The story of Group A' with narrated highlights of the group games, game by game league tables, top scorer charts and more.
- 'The story of Group B' with narrated highlights of the group games, game by game league tables, top scorer charts and more.
- Video interviews with each of the semi finalists.
- Extended highlights of the semi finals and final (including multi-angle replays for final).
- The presentation and cup lift.
- Extended interview with the winning team.
- Unique video showcasing the Scottish Youth Champions League's three tournaments.
 
A sneak preview is available here:
 
 
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This Sunday (15th June) will see the return of Milngavie Wanderer's 1999s 'Scottish Youth Champions League' at the Parklea Sports Hub in Inverclyde.  Drawing league champions from across the country, the event (sponsored by Clydebank Shopping Centre) is now in its third year and 2014 promises to be the best yet with 14 league titles between the entrants over the last three seasons and six of the eight teams going into this year's competition as reigning champions of their respective leagues.
 
The action kicks off at 10AM and will conclude with a presentation at 5PM where SFA Performance Director Mark Wotte will present awards.  All are welcome at what will no doubt be another wonderful advert for our national game with full coverage being provided throughout the day by Youth Football Scotland again
 
This year's participants are as follows:
 
MILNGAVIE WANDERERS - Now three times winners of the Glasgow and District League having sown up the 2013/14 title last week and also three times winners of the League Cup. The club have become big players in the west region since being formed in 2011, remaining unbeaten in the league for the last two years and after three years in Glasgow and District have won all six trophies available to them.

Lifted the west regional cup in their inaugural season in 2012 and were quarter finalists in last year's Scottish Cup. Will be looking to lift their own trophy this June at the Champions League having been defeated finalists in 2012 to Hamilton and being put out on penalties in the semi final stage last year by St Peters.
 
Go into Sunday's tournament having won seven major trophies in three seasons as well as the Lenzie and Loch Lomond Tournaments in 2012 and 2013 respectively.
 
ST PETERS BC - Enjoyed unprecedented success in 2012/13, sealing an incredible quadruple. Emerged triumphant in the highly competitive Paisley and Johnstone league having pipped Hillwood to the crown as well as winning the league cup and district cup.

Most impressively though they won the West Region Cup after victory against Arsenal. It was on the back of that they made their Champions League bow, losing in the final to Dyce having edged past the hosts Milngavie on penalties at the semi final stage.
 
2013/14 saw them secure another league title as well as reaching the regional final again where they were edged out by Celtic BC on penalties after a pulsating 4-4 draw in normal time

They return to Parklea for a second time and will be hoping to go one better!
 
BURNTISLAND SHIPYARD - The last of our returning entrants from 2013 are Burntisland Shipyard. Went unbeaten last season as they wrapped up the Fife league in style and retained their crown in 2014

Winning many admirers for their passing play at last year's competition, Burntisland has been a well respected name in amateur football since 1925 and in 2007 they earned the distinction of being one of only 4 non-senior teams to enter the senior Scottish Cup
 
IRVINE MEADOW - A famous name in the Scottish junior game having reached the fourth round of the senior Scottish Cup in 2010,  their 1999s are none too shabby either. They won the Central Ayrshire League as well as the Liz Ogilvie Cup in 2013 but were pipped to the league crown by Caledonian United this year by virtue of a single point.

Champions League newcomers, they will look to go further than fellow Ayrshire boys Tass Thistle who took park in the last two champions league tournaments, failing to emerge from a tough group in 2013.
 
COLTSWOOD COLTS - Hailing from Coatbridge, they were champions of the West Lothian AYFCA League in 2011/12 and although they couldn't repeat the feat last season, finishing second behind Sygenta Colts, they were victorious in the County Cup at Livingston's Almondvale Stadium - a trophy they retained having won it the previous year.
 
Recovered this season to claw back their league title and will be in a confident frame of mind heading into their first Champions League

They are no strangers to us at the SYCL either, having been Milngavie Wanderers opponents in the final of our Loch Lomond Festival victory this pre-season
 
DRYBURGH ATHLETIC - Unbeaten over the last two seasons in the Dundee league which they comfortably won for the second year on the trot this season along with the Tommy Clark Trophy.

We became acquainted with them when Milngavie went to Dundee for a pre-season friendly last pre-season. A great game ended 4-2 to us and Dryburgh were very hospitable hosts.

Dryburgh is also the home town of Scottish band, The View and they film a lot of their videos in the areas surrounding Athletic's Lochee Park, even sponsoring the team's shirts for a spell!
 
JEANFIELD SWIFTS – Another SYCL newcomer, the boys from Perth won the PKYFA League last season and although they fell short this season in that respect, finishing third behind Blairgowrie and last season's SYCL participants Letham Tangerines, they did emerge triumphant in the Colin Melvin Memorial Cup.
 
The second team from Perth to enter the competition, they will be hoping to go one better than Letham by escaping from a tough group, starting off with their match against hosts Milngavie
 
WISHAW WYCOMBE WANDERERS – ended the 2012/13 season second behind the all-conquering SYCL semi-finalists Gow Valley, they emerged triumphant this year in arguably the toughest top division in Scotland at this age group.  They finished top of the Lanarkshire FDA League ahead of Scottish Cup runners up Westwood and semi-finalists Blantyre
 
SCHEDULE
 
10 – 10.45
Game 1
 
Park 1: St Peter's vs Burntisland Shipyard (B)
Park 2: Wishaw WW vs Coltswood Colts (B)
 
10.50 – 11.35
Park 1: Milngavie Wanderers vs Jeanfield Swifts (A)
Park 2: Dryburgh vs Irvine Meadow (A)
11.40 – 12.25
Game 2
 
Park 1: St Peter's vs Coltswood Colts (B)
Park 2: Wishaw WW vs Burntisland Shipyard (B)
 
12.30 – 1.15
Park 1: Milngavie Wanderers vs Irvine Meadow (A)
Park 2: Dryburgh vs Jeanfield Swifts (A)
1.20 – 2.05
Game 3
 
Park 1: Burntisland Shipyard vs Coltswood Colts (B)
Park 2: St Peters vs Wishaw WW (B)
2.10 – 2.55
Park 1: Irvine Meadow vs Jeanfield Swifts (A)
Park 2: Milngavie Wanderers vs Dryburgh (A)
3.15 - 4
 
Semi Final:
Park 1: Winner Group A vs Run Up Group B
Park 2: Winner Group B vs Run Up Group A
 
4.15 - 5
FINAL: Park 1: Winner SF 1 vs Winner SF 2
5.05 – 5.15
Presentation & Close
 
May 2014 saw seven Trans World Soccer Scottish Youth FA Cup finals which had a bit of everything. Incredible goals, unbelievable saves, last ditch tackles. Passion and quality were blended to make a fantastic advert for the grassroots game in Scotland. YFS provided coverage before, during and after each final, below you can find links to everything available:
 
 
Foreword, by Scott McFarlane of Trans World Soccer
"Congratulations to all the teams on reaching the Trans World Soccer Scottish Youth FA Cup final. The standard on show across all seven finals was absolutely fantastic and it was also a record year in terms of attendances across the three days. Trans World Soccer is proud to continue its support for the Scottish Youth FA Cup which is undoubtedly the flagship competition for young football players across Scotland.”
 
 
Pre Match Build Up
 
Edina Hibs (Under 13's): Team Mates | Interviews
Rangers SABC (Under 13's): Team Mates | Interviews | Good Luck Video
 
Ayr Boswell (Under 14's): Team Mates | Interviews
Syngenta Juveniles (Under 14's): Team Mates | Interviews
 
Hamilton Accies BC (Under 15's): Team Mates | Interviews 
Westwood Rovers (Under 15's): Team Mates | Interviews
 
Hutchison Vale (Under 16's): Team Mates | Interviews
Rossvale FC (Under 16's): Team Mates | Interviews
 
Antonine FC (Under 17's): Team Mates | Interviews
Tynecastle FC (Under 17's): Team Mates | Interviews
 
Barrhead YFC (Under 19's): Team Mates | Interviews
Colony Locos (Under 19's): Interview
 
Campsie Black Watch  (Under 21's): Team Mates | Interviews | Featured Article
Goldenhill BC (Under 21's): Team Mates | Interviews
 
 
Post Match
 
Every goal
 
Top 5 social media moments
 
 
Game by game
 
Edina Hibs vs Rangers SABC (Under 13's):
 
Ayr Boswell vs Syngenta Juveniles (Under 14's):
 
Hamilton Accies BC vs Westwood Rovers (Under 15's):
 
Hutchison Vale vs Rossvale FC (Under 16's):
 
Antonine FC vs Tynecastle FC (Under 17's):
 
Barrhead YFC vs Colony Locos (Under 19's):
 
Campsie Black Watch vs Goldenhill BC (Under 21's):
It's a battle between East and West as Lothian take on Glasgow in the final of the Scottish Schools FA National Trophy. Whitehill Welfare's Ferguson Park plays host to the match this Friday, with a 7pm kick off.
 
Reigning champions Glasgow (pictured right, last year's squad celebrate cup final victory at Fir Park) were convincing in their quarter final win over Fife, before requiring penalties to triumph in the away final four tie against Aberdeen. Lothian have been the penalty kings, beating Dundee in the quarter finals (pictured below right, action from the last eight tie) and Forth Valley in the semis through spot kicks on both occasions. The South East side haven't won the trophy since 2005 and are looking to end the barron run.
 
Lothian Schools FA
 
David Henderson (Balerno), Calum Windram (Boroughmuir), David Scobie (Broughton), Ryan Clarke (Firrhill), Jake McDonald (Firrhill), Cameron Tulloch (Firrhill), Sam Jones (Lasswade), Kyle Hogg (Leith Academy), Dean Ballantyne (Musselburgh Grammar), Mathew Cannon (North Berwick), Fraser Thomson (North Berwick), Ryan Smith (Portobello), Connor Brian (Portobello), Harry Oliff (Royal High), James Flynn (St. Thomas of Aquin’s), Johnathan Court (Stewart’s Melville College), Jamie Dishington (Trinity Academy), Sean Brennan (Tynecastle), Sam Philp (George Watson’s College).
 
Manager: Simon Oliphant ( Edinburgh College)
 
Assistant manager: Scott McDonald (Edinburgh College)
 
Glasgow Schools FA
 
Kieran McWilliams (St. Paul’s), Niall McGinley (Holyrood), Ian Seymore (Eastbank), Kyle Chalmers (St. Peter the Apostle, Clydebank), Dominic McLaren (Bearsden), Sam Smith (Castlemilk), Chad Meechan (Rosshall), Micahel Hardie (Drumchapel), James Hardie (Bishopbriggs), Kieran Doran (St Paul’s), Ryan Smith (Holyrood), Mikey Hopkins (St. Peter the Apostle), Pierce Watt (Hutcheson’s Grammar), Carig Connelly (Smithycroft), Nathan Moore (Bishopbriggs), Ross Cameron (Vale of Leven).
 
Manager: Neil Ross (St. Paul’s)
 
Match Officials
 
Referee: Finlay Currie (Dumfries)
Assistant Referees: Bob Park (Dumfries), Michael Williamson (Dumfries)
 
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 10:15

Dundee Schools post cup winning interview

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Interview with the players and coaching staff of Dundee Schools' Under 15 side, following their victory over Ayrshire in the National Trophy final. Click here for a photo gallery from the match.
 
YFS Radio brings you full match commentary and winners interviews from the U19 Trans World Soccer Scottish Youth FA Cup Final between Barrhead YFC v Colony Locos.
 
Listen to full match commentary with Ryan Rowe and Niall Murray:
 
 
Match Hightlights with Ryan Rowe and Niall Murray
 
 
Interview with the winners Barrhead YFC:
 
 
Click here for match report
 
 
 
YFS Radio brings you full match commentary and winners interviews from the U17 Trans World Soccer Scottish Youth FA Cup Final between Antonine FC Blacks v Tynecastle.
 
Listen to full match commentary with Robert Wilson and Jonathan McIntosh:
 
 
Match Highlights with Robert Wilson and Jonathan McIntosh:
 
 
Interview with the winners Antonine FC Blacks:
 
 
 
Click here for match report
 
 
 
YFS Radio brings you full match commentary and winners interviews from the U16 Trans World Soccer Scottish Youth FA Cup Final between Rossvale and Hutchison Vale.
 
Listen to full match commentary with Robert Wilson and Ryan Rowe:
 
 
Match Highlights with Robert Wilson and Ryan Rowe:
 
 
Winners interviews with Rossvale FC:

 


Click here for match report