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Lanarkshire FDA Roundup - 12/13 September

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Starting with the Lanarkshire FDA 19’s, Aston Villa had a disappointing weekend after being beaten at home 0-4 by Mill United whilst East End Thistle found themselves on the end of a 0-1 defeat to Dalziel BC. The Motherwell side have now moved into fifth on nine points and still have a game in hand. EK Hotspur had a good 3-0 victory over Baillieston BC and are equal on points with Dalziel BC and EKFC Blue, who have yet to find themselves a point, suffered a 0-4 defeat to Villa Park who managed to get their first win of the season. Moorlands BC remained on top with a resounding 1-7 win away to EKFC Red and the tie between EKYM and EK Thistle YC was postponed. Holytown Colts were beaten by 2-4 by Bellshill Athletic, Colts sit mid table on six points and Athletic have moved into third on ten points. Mill United Colts were beaten 0-2 by fourth placed Blantyre BC and second placed Wolves BC scored five against Hampden BC, the match finished 5-0.

Drumsagard FA had a good 3-2 home win against Dalziel BC and moved above them and into third place on twelve points, East End Thistle remain on six points after their 1-5 defeat to DC Bishopbriggs who are on fourth with eleven points. EK Thistle YC lost their match against Wishaw BC by 1-3. Larkhall Thistle AFC moved into second place on thirteen points with a 5-3 win over Claremont AFC and Mill United continued to lead the pack with a 4-1 home win against Mossend FC, United have 16 points whilst Mossend sit on four. Strathaven Dynamo found themselves on the wrong end of a 2-6 defeat at the hands of Blantyre Yellow, the teams have three and nine points respectively. Villa Park were well beaten 0-5 by Westwood Rovers and Wishaw WW were beaten 0-4 by EK Burgh United who remain the only side with a 100% record, with three wins from three.

Dalziel BC came out on top against Mill United in a 5-3 thriller and now sit in joint second place alongside Cambuslang and Muirton with seven points. EKFC Gold retained their 100% record with a 3-0 win against Blantyre BC and Mossend FC were well beaten 1-6 by Cambuslang. In another thriller, Muirton FC edged Larkhall Thistle by 5-4 and Wishaw WW lost out by a single goal too Jerviston, 0-1.

The LDFA 16’s section B saw a couple of high scoring wins at the weekend, the first of them being the EKFC Red 3-9 EKYC result that gave EKYC their first three points, Aston Villa lost out at home to EKFC Blue, the final score being 0-6. The tie between EKRR Red and Whitecraigs AFC was postponed. New Stevenston won 9-0 at home against Whitecraigs Viola with the sides being on six and zero points respectively. Newton had a great result which saw them end ’s 100% record when they won 3-1, Thistle remain on nine points and Newton now have six. Lastly, East End Thistle sit top of the league due to goal difference over Kelvindale Thistle with a 0-3 away win to Strathaven Dynamo who have six points.

Jerviston BC moved into joint third place with Drumsagard after beating them 4-5, the teams now have six points apiece. EK Burgh United lost out to Mill United when they lost 1-3, Mill United remain top with Mossend BC on nine points and Burgh sit mid table on four. Mill Rovers had a resounding 9-1 win over Clyde Valley, Rovers win was their first of the season and sees them move away from Valley at the bottom. Joint leaders Mossend BC beat bottom side Dalziel BC 6-0 and Wishaw WW won by five goals to two when Eddiewood BC visited.

We end the review in LDFA 15’s section B, Blantyre BC moved closer to fifth placed Holytown Colts by beating them 7-3 at home, the gap between both sides has now been reduced to two points. League leaders Drumsagard Blue increased their lead by five points when they beat second placed Blantyre Yellow 4-6. Claremont AFC moved into joint second with Blantyre Yellow when the managed to beat Aston Villa 5-1 and Coatshill BC managed to get their first points after beating Newmains BC EKYC were beaten 2-3 at home by Whitecraigs AFC who now move level on six points with the home side, whilst Stonehouse BC went down 3-6 to EKRR Youth who now sit on nine points, level with Holytown Colts in fourth. Westwood Rovers got their second win of the season when Milan BC visited, the match finished 9-2 and Rovers now find themselves in ninth place.

Martin McConnell | YFS South Lanarkshire Senior Reporter
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