Author Archives: Mark Brown

2003s: St Bernard’s edge past Spartans…but it’s no waltz in the park

Think you can stop this?Sun splitting the skies. Spectators squinting in the glare. Coaches throwing off their heavy Spartans jackets. The smell of sunscreen in the air. Just another normal October day in Dalkeith.

Unusually, the team was hit by last minute illness and call offs and we only had eleven players and no subs.  For a normally much larger squad, it was clear that this would be a tough gig, with lots of running around and no breaks. Continue reading

Wales hails Wilson as we look for your magical memories

Kevin WilsonThe curtain finally come down on the Spartans Youth season recently.

A dedicated bunch of players, parents and volunteers have survived another footballing emotional rollercoaster of cheers and tears!

The Spartans Family have once again shown that we Live Together, Play Together, Win Together. Sometimes we’ll lose together too, but that’s football for you.

We recently asked on our Facebook and Twitter pages what your favourite moments or memories throughout the year were.

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Under 13s Reds set for final game of campaign

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.