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From The Toon To The Scottish Joons  (Irvine Meadow)

From The Toon To The Scottish Joons (Irvine Meadow)

549 Meadow Park        –    Click here for Shaun’s Site Irvine Meadow XI 3-1 Irvine Victoria West Region Super League First Division Saturday 1st October 2016 Irvine is a a new town and former royal burgh on the coast of the Firth of Clyde in North Ayrshire. Located 30 miles south-west of […]

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From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (EK Thistle)

From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (EK Thistle)

Shaun Smith has a book on his travels coming out soon.  Click here for his site   543 The Showpark East Kilbride Thistle 3-2 Carluke Rovers Central District 2nd Division Saturday 3rd September 2016 East Kilbride is the largest town in South Lanarkshire, which lies on high ground on the south side of the Cathkin […]

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From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Whitburn)

From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Whitburn)

Shaun has a book coming out soon so look out for it.  Click here for Shaun’s site Whitburn Junior 1-1 Bathgate Thistle East Region Premier League Wednesday 17th August 2016   Whitburn is a small town in West Lothian, halfway between Glasgow and Edinburgh, found 4 miles from Bathgate and 8 miles west of Livingston. […]

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From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Blantyre Victoria)

From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Blantyre Victoria)

Watch out for Shaun Smith’s book coming out hopefully soon.  Click here for Shaun’s site ✔537 Castle Park Blantyre Victoria 2-3 Vale of Clyde Exsel Group Central Sectional League Cup – Group Stage (Section 4) Saturday 6th August 2016 Blantyre is a civil parish in South Lanarkshire with a population of about 17,500 The birthplace […]

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From the Toom to the Scottish Joons (Bathgate)

From the Toom to the Scottish Joons (Bathgate)

Shaun Smith takes in Bathgate Thistle’s Creamery Park.   Shaun has a book hopefully coming out soon Bathgate Thistle 0-4 Hill of Beath Hawthorn Pre-Season Friendly Wednesday 27th July 2016 Bathgate is a town in West Lothian, 5 miles west of Livingston (Population around 20,000) The first recorded details of the town was in the […]

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From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Carnoustie)

From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Carnoustie)

By Shaun Smith Click here for shaun’s site     Carnoustie is a small town which sits at the mouth of the Barry Burn on the Angus coast between Dundee and Arbroath. (population of over 11,000) There are a few variations on the origin of its name, suggestions include various Gaelic derivations, an Anglic origin […]

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From the Toon to the Scottish Joons  (Glenafton)

From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Glenafton)

Shaun Smith continues his fascinating journey around Scotland’s junior grounds.  Here is his latest offering and he also has a book on the way. Click here for Shaun’s site 517 Loch Park Glenafton Athletic 0-2 Auchinleck Talbot West Region – Super League Premier Division Monday 25th April 2016 Glenafton Athletic play in the parish and […]

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From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Tayport)

By Shaun Smith The Canniepairt Tayport 1-5 Linlithgow Rose SJFA East Region Super League Saturday 16th April 2016 Tayport is a small harbour town and burgh close to the north east tip of Fife, originally known by its Gaelic name Partan Craig, which translates as “Crab Rock” (Population just under 8,000) In 1598 the settlement […]

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From the Toon to the Scottish Joons (Hill of Beath)

By Shaun Smith Hill of Beath Hawthorn 2-1 Linlithgow Rose East Region Super League Saturday 19th March 2016 Hill of Beath is a hill and a village located in between Dunfermline and Cowdenbeath in Fife. (Population 11,000) The Hill of Beath was the location of a celebrated meeting of the Covenanters, who were a Scottish […]

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“From the Toon to the Scottish Joons” (Hurlford)

Blair Park Hurlford United 4v1 Falkirk Juniors ETHXenergy Scottish Junior Cup Round 3 Saturday 21st November 2015 Hurlford – one village two trophies Hurlford is a village in East Ayrshire, two miles east of Kilmarnock.(Population including Crookedholm of just under 5,000) Its Gaelic title Àth Cliath meaning “The Ford of the Hurdles” is also the […]

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