The Spartans FC Youth U15s Whites recently held their Presentation evening at the Spartans Academy.
Stories from the season were shared and many memories were taken away come the end of a well received night. Continue reading
Many congratulations to Andrew Kelly who has signed for Hibernian’s pro-youth programme.
Andrew has been at Spartans since he was 4 years old, starting at mini-kickers with the Spartans Community Football Academy. We are delighted to see that he’s been given this opportunity and know he’ll be a great sucess.
Kevin Wilson’s Under 13s added the League Title to their Scottish Cup success on Monday night without a ball being kicked.
An ineligible player was fielded against Spartans in a recent league encounter and as a result, the Ainslie Park side were awarded the match points. Continue reading
More good news this week with Hearts signing another Spartans 2006 player, Louis Paterson.
Louis is the 3rd Spartans 2006 player signed by Hearts in mid-2016 and we are delighted to see him taking this opportunity. He has been with our 2006s since he was 7 years old and is another skilled player to have benefitted from excellent coaching available at Ainslie Park.
Well done Louis, we are very proud of you and wish you great success with your new challenge.
Tonight’s Under 13s Reds game against Longniddry Villa was cancelled whilst Kevin Wilson’s side were in transit to the East Lothian town as the hosts withdrew from the fixture at the 11th hour. Continue reading
The Under 13s Reds face a trip to East Lothian on Thursday night to play Longniddry Villa in a must win game as the outcome of the League Title goes down to the wire.
The Reds must secure a victory to keep their championship hopes alive following a narrow defeat to second place Leith Athletic A at the Academy on Tuesday.
The Leith side, who have a game in hand over Spartans – against Villa – and sit two points behind, take on Hutchison Vale in the other fixture.
Half a dozen coaches from across Spartans Youth took part in the inaugural meeting of the ‘Edinburgh Football Coaches Club’ at Peffermill last Monday.
There were around 40 coaches from 18 different clubs in the capital getting involved and taking away tips from the defensive drills session. Continue reading
Spartans Reds 99 made it the joy of six on Saturday when they lifted the final piece of silverware this season with a 4-3 win over Hutchison Vale who took the Tom Wilson Trophy to the wire with a late comeback attempt.
Bonnyrigg’s New Dundas Park was once again the venue for this Under 17s Edinburgh Derby between two sides who had met four times previously during the year, with Steven O’Neil’s side undefeated throughout. Continue reading
Steven O’Neil with Cameron Dawson
Saturday sees the curtain come down on a great season for Spartans Reds 99 when they take on Hutchison Vale in the Final of the Tom Wilson Memorial Cup at New Dundas Park.
Ahead of the Under 17s attempt to secure their sixth piece of silverware this season against Edinburgh rivals Hutchie, Head Coach Steven O’Neil spoke of the amazing journey his side have been on in a successful season on and off the park. Continue reading