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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.

Holt in QoS return

FORMER Queen of the South favourite Kevin Holt is returning to his home town for next season.

New manager for Mids

OFFICIALS at Scotland League side Mid Annandale have moved quickly to fill the vacant manager’s job at the New King Edward Park side.

Football vision £12k away from goal

FOOTBALL fans in Lockerbie are close to getting the VIP treatment, thanks to another funding pledge.

Clubs should be accountable for fan behaviour, says Annan

ANNAN Athletic is one of the only clubs in Scotland to voice their support for adopting strict liability to deal with fan behaviour.

Thieves cut padlocks in football club break in

THIEVES “knew what they were looking for” when they targeted Gretna Football Club, says the club chairman.

Flying the flag

QUEENS’ captain Stephen Dobbie’s status as a club legend is flying even higher with the creation of a special flag.

Cup cheer for Queens

QUEEN of the South come up against a familiar foe as they face Aberdeen at Pittodrie in the fifth round of the Scottish Cup, on Sunday at 3.30 pm

New team for Gretna

A NEW football team is forming in Gretna and is looking to join the Dumfries Sunday League.

Craig Brown backs Gretna 2008

LOWLAND League side Gretna 2008 are making strides to help stop prostate cancer being a killer by organising their own Football Festival as part of Prostate Cancer UK’s first Walking Football Month.

Ex-Queens player opens up on stresses of football

A FORMER Queen of the South player has spoken out about mental health issues in football — describing what can be a highly competitive and potentially stressful environment.

Queen of the South unveil signings

THE REBUILD for next season has begun at Queen of the South – as a defender and a goalkeeper have put pen to paper.

Wheelchair user wins pitch battle

A FOOTBALL coach who was told he could not go on artificial pitches in his wheelchair is determined to put the past behind him.

Top striker leads Annan’s play-off push

ANNAN Athletic have stumbled their way through injuries and set-backs into the latter stages of the season — with a dream play-off spot still in sight.

Annan strides ahead in UK fitness challenge

ANNAN has become ‘Beat the Street’ capital after outpacing large and small communities across the UK in a fun fitness challenge.

Robbie, 16, turns pro in Killie deal

A YOUNG Annan footballer Robbie Hogg has signed a full-time professional contract with Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock.

 
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