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Hunters out of action

DUMFRIES Hunters American football team will remain sidelined until further notice due to the coronavirus<\!p>lockdown.

Dominic given the all clear

A DUMFRIES born footballer has fully recovered from a brain tumour after six months of treatment.

Rowan pens new Gretna deal

GRETNA FC 2008 have hit the back of the net despite no football being played. The Black and Whites have managed to secure the services of current boss Rowan Alexander for the upcoming 2020/2021 season.

Gretna safe from relegation

GRETNA FC 2008 have avoided the threat of relegation as the Lowland League was suspended by the Scottish Lowland Football League due to COVID-19.

Footy in furlough

STAFF and players of Queen of the South and Annan Athletic have been furloughed until further notice.

Regional clubs await Wednesday decision

ANNAN Athletic and Queen of the South will hear from the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) regarding the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday.

Grant in salary sacrifice

UMFRIES born footballer Grant Hanley and his fellow Norwich City players are donating a percentage of their salaries to help those impacted by COVID-19.

Regional Clubs await update

ANNAN Athletic and Queen of the South are to hear from the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) regarding the coronavirus pandemic.

Club plea for support

ANNAN Athletic chairman Philip Jones has called on fans to support the club in worrying financial times due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Queens and Annan football matches OFF

QUEEN of the South and Annan Athletic fixtures have been suspended with immediate effect amid coronavirus concerns. 

Footy handshake ban hits local sides

FOOTBALL players and officials across Scotland, including locally, have been instructed not to shake hands before and after matches due to coronavirus.

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Region reacts to youth football heading ban

YOUNG footballers across Dumfries and Galloway will have to change their game style after heading was banned for safety measures.

Walking football coming to Moffat

A NEW walking football scheme will launch in Moffat next week.

Club’s tribute to supportive Lottery winner

A LOTTERY winner, who financially supported Annan Athletic FC by helping to fund Galabank’s main stand, has died.

Footballer scoops boot sponsor

A TALENTED footballer for one of Scotland’s biggest women’s football club has a boot-erful new sponsor in Dumfries and Galloway College.

QoS reserves coach welcomes progress

QUEEN of the South Reserves team coach Willie Gibson believes he’s seen a marked improvement from his side since his appointment.

Nominate your sports stars

NOMINATIONS have opened for this year’s Annandale and Eskdale Sports Awards.

Game called off

HUNDREDS of supporters were left disappointed and frustrated when referee Steven Reid called off the match between Morton and Queen of the South on Saturday— just over an hour before kick-off.

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Raydale return for Rowan

GRETNA FC 2008 has decided to make a change in management with a familiar face returning to the club.

Skelton hopes to impress

FORMER Gretna player Gavin Skleton will remain in charge of Carlisle United this weekend as the search for a new head coach continues.

On the trail of the ideal Scotsman

FOOTBALL fans in the region have contributed to a new TV documentary exploring the psyche of the Scottish male.

Three cheers for top coaches

SPORTS coaches and volunteers across the region have been recognised for their dedication and achievements over the last year.

Fireworks fury

FOOTBALL club officials at Newton Stewart have slammed vandals who let off fireworks near their ground at Blairmount Park and which damaged the 3G playing surface.

Heading ban considered

YOUNG footballers in Dumfries and Galloway could soon using their head less as the skill of heading could be banned for children under 12.

Team walks to victory

A FOOTBALL team in Gretna have walked to victory by winning the Over 50’s league title.

Football policing survey

FOOTBALL fans from the region are being asked for their views on policing at games.

Stenny role for Davie

THE former Gretna and Morton boss Davie Irons has been appointed as interim manager of Ladbrokes League 2 side Stenhousemuir.

Craig takes over at Mids

MIDS have moved quickly to appoint their third manager in the space of three months after the resignation of Paddy Flannery.

Skelton signs up for Carlisle

CARLISLE United have annouced the appointment of Gavin Skelton as Steven Pressley’s new number two as they prepare for next season.

Magic in Madrid

A TRIP overseas is always a great experience, add to that your team is playing in a European Final and it makes it even better.

 
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