BROXBURN ATH V DALBEATIE STAR

Attendance 955

Broxburn Athletic vs Dalbeattie Star Lowland League Playoff Second Leg- Albyn Park

Today is the biggest game of the season. We take on Dalbeattie Star on the final day at Albyn Park. Broxburn lead 4-1 on aggregate after last Saturday’s away day win in Dalbeattie. Gary Brass scored twice, while Nick Locke and Greg Page were also on the scoresheet for Broxburn, while Charlie Watson scored a rocket of a volley for Dalbeattie Star.

DALBEATTIE STAR FORM

(8/5/24) Creetown (A) 1-1 (D)     (10/5/24) Lochar Thistle (A) 0-1 (L)

(13/5/23) Creetown (H) 3-1 (W)    (18/5/24) Broxburn (H) 1-4 (L)

Broxburn Athletic are in their traditional kits. Red and white shirts, white shorts and red and white socks and start with a 4-4-2 diamond formation. Visitors Dalbeattie Star are in blue and white stripes, blue shorts and socks and start with a 4-5-1 formation. There are no changes to the Broxburn side from last week’s first leg 4-1 win at Islecoft Stadium

It’s been raining on and off all afternoon, but the rain stops as the East of Scotland Champions Broxburn Athletic & South of Scotland champions Dalbeattie Star emerge from the tunnel.

Broxburn create the first chance in 2 minutes. Greg Page plays a great long ball  to Ross Nimmo’s feet wide right. The Broxburn winger’s shot is saved by Dalbeattie keeper Konar Pietcsh.

GOAL! Dalbeattie silence Albyn Park and take the lead. Ross Hunter plays in Declan Rogerson who finishes well for the opening goal.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0

DALBEATTIE STAR 1 (Rogerson-5 Minutes)

(4-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

Two big chances for a Broxburn equaliser in a minute. Good play by left back Callum Heath who gets down the left flank and his cross finds Errol Douglas whose shot is saved by Dalbeattie keeper Pietcsh.  Second chance was a stinging shot by Alassan Jones that was saved by Pietcsh. On 8 minutes, Ross Nimmo’s delivery from the right finds Gary Brass who heads over the bar.

Good play by Nick Locke on 9 minutes, he gets to the byline and delivers a low, dangerous cross, but no one gambles, and it goes out for a goal kick.

GOAL!! Broxburn equalise. Good cross by Callum Heath finds Ross Nimmo whose header is saved. The rebound falls To Gary Brass who scores the rebound high into the net.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Gary Brass-11 Minutes)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(5-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

Long ball forward finds Alassan Jones behind the Dalbeattie defence. Jones takes the ball down well with a great first touch but blasts his effort way over the bar.

GOAL! Broxburn take the lead. Great through ball by Ross Nimmo finds Errol Douglas who finishes well into the left corner.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2 (Errol Douglas-16 Minutes)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(6-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

GOAL! Broxburn score their third.  Its Ross Nimmo with a great cross from the right that is headed home by Alassan Jones.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 3 (Alassan Jones-20 Minutes)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(7-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

GOAL! Broxburn are 4-1 up. Greg Page plays a long ball forward to Ross Nimmo on the right who’s cross is scored from close range by Gary Brass for his second of the match.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 4 (Gary Brass- 26 Minutes)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(8-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

On 33 minutes, Ross Nimmo’s twist and turns away from the Dalbeattie Star defence, but his shot is saved by Dalbeattie keeper Konar Pietsch. A good delivery by Marky Munro is hits of Dalbeattie Star captain David Taylor into his own net. But the linesman had his flag up on the far side and it was ruled out.

On 43 minutes, A long ball forward finds Errol Douglas who stays onside and is right through on goal with just Konar Pietsch to beat. The Dalbeattie keeper takes out Douglas just outside the box and is shown a straight red card. GOAL! Up steps Alassan Jones to take the free kick. His powerful effort beats the wall and finds the bottom left corner.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 5 (Alassan Jones-45 Minutes)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(9-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

HALF TIME (5-1 Broxburn/ 9-2 Broxburn on aggregate)

Pace of the game has slowed down rapidly. Broxburn dominating possession so far in the second half.

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (58 Minutes)

ON-Conor Thomson

OFF-Ross Nimmo

On 63 minutes, a Marky Munro cross finds Errol Douglas who heads over the bar.

GOAL! Its 6-1 Broxburn. Great corner by Alassan Jones finds Gary Brass who heads home for his hat-trick!

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 6 (Gary Brass-68 Minutes)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(10-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

DOUBLE SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (69 Minutes)

ON-Downie & Bremner

OFF-Jones & Brass

GOAL! Its 7-1. Long high cross by Callum Heath finds Callum Bremner whose pass finds Marky Munro who heads home.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 7 (Marky Munro-72 Minutes)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(11-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

Great idea by Lewis Turner who ball through has too much on it for Darren Downie.

Good play by Conor Thomson who plays a great ball through for Callum Heath whose shot is saved on 81 minutes.

GOAL! 8th for Broxburn. Conor Thomson with a great assist finds Callum Bremner who heads home.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 8 (Callum Bremner-84 Minutes)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(12-2 Broxburn on Aggregate)

On 86 minutes, Broxburn captain Nick Locke drives through with just the keeper to beat, he attempts a chip over the Dalbeattie keeper that is saved. Callum Bremner has a shot saved on 88 minutes.

The final whistle is blown by referee Curran and its confirmed, 23/24 East of Scotland Premier Division Champions. Broxburn Athletic have been promoted to the Lowland League. Scenes of absolute delight round Albyn Park as the players and fans celebrate on the park. Huge congratulations to everyone at the club.

FULL TIME

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 8 (Brass x3, Jones x2, Munro, Bremner, Douglas)

DALBEATTIE STAR 1

(Broxburn won 12-2 on Aggregate)

Teams

BROXBURN ATHLETIC – Watt, Munro, Page, Moyles, Nimmo, Jones, Douglas, Heath, Brass, Turner, Locke

SUBS- Donoghue (GK), Downie, Thomson, Sayers, Davidson, Bremner, Millar

DALBEATTIE STAR – Pietsch, Swan, Jamieson, Williamson, Summerbee, Taylor ©, Carmichael, Watson, Hunter, Potts, Rogerson

SUBS- Shaw, Minto, McMurtrie, G Gourlay, E Gourlay, McKeeman, Milligan

MATCH OFFICIALS

REFEREE- Mr J Curran

ASSISTANTS-Mr M Harris & Mr S Duff

FOURTH OFFICIAL- Mr B  Falconer

 

BROXBURN ATHLETIC V CROSSGATES PRIMROSE

Attendance 535

Broxburn Athletic vs Crossgates Primrose

We returned to Albyn Park for our final league game of the season on Saturday. Fife side Crossgates Primrose were the visitors. Crossgates lie in 15th place in the East of Scotland Premier Division, four points behind Fife rivals Inverkeithing Swifts. In their last fixture, Primrose lost at home, last Tuesday night 4-1 to Haddington Athletic.

The last time the two clubs met was on Saturday January the 20th at Humbug Park. Broxburn ran out 4-1 winners. Broxburn scorers that day were Errol Douglas with two and goals from Callum Heath and Gary Brass. Craig Reid scored the only goal for Crossgates.

Broxburn are in their traditional kits. Red and white strips, white shorts and red and white socks. They start with a 4-4-2 diamond formation. Visitors Crossgates Primrose are in Yellow and navy shirts with navy shorts and socks and start with a 4-5-1 formation. Broxburn Athletic make 3 changes to the team that defeated Kinnoull last weekend. In come Greg Page, Ross Nimmo & Nick Locke. They replace Jack Sayers, Bryan Mwangi & Ben Davidson.

It’s a stunning day at the Albyn and a big crowd in attendance. The champions emerge from the tunnel to a guard of honour from Crossgates & the match officials.

Broxburn Athletic are first to threaten on 11 minutes. A long ball forward by Greg Page finds Ross Nimmo who is free wide right. His cross deflects wide for the corner. Crossgates Primrose defend the corner well and clear their lines.

9 minutes on the clock and the visitors have their first chance. Good delivery from the right finds Muirhead, whose header is saved by Bob Watt.

On 16 minutes, Errol Douglas plays a good ball through looking for Alassan Jones. But the Crossgates defender gets in first and clears. Callum Heath has a shot wide of target on 26 minutes and on 28 minutes, Nick Locke’s shot is saved by Crossgates keeper Komocki.

Good play by Broxburn on 37 minutes. Good build up play by Callum Bremner, Nick Locke and Alassan Jones is worked out wide for Ross Nimmo. Nimmo’s cross finds Errol Douglas whose header is on target but doesn’t have enough power and is cleared of the line by Reid.

G0AL! Broxburn take the lead! Ross Nimmo finds Gary Brass who flicks it on for the overlapping Marky Munro who finishes well.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Marky Munro-42 Minutes)

CROSSGATES PRIMROSE 0

GOAL! Its 2-0 Broxburn. A great delivery by Ross Nimmo on the right wing finds Errol Douglas who heads home at the back post.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2 (Errol Douglas-45 Minutes)

CROSSGATES PRIMROSE 0

HALF TIME (2-0 Broxburn Athletic)

On 49 minutes, Ross Nimmo takes it past Crossgate number 16 Chingwalu and is in on goal. He puts too much on the ball and it runs out of play. Ross Nimmo is in again on 52 minutes, his shot is saved by Crossgates keeper Komocki.

On 54 minutes, a McLeod shot for Crossgates is saved by Broxburn keeper Bob Watt.

Kieran Moyles fouls Crossgates number 6 Kellichan in the box and referee Graves points to the spot. GOAL! Up steps Cross whose effort just beats keeper Watt.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2

CROSSGATES PRIMROSE 1 (Cross PEN-56 Minutes)

QUADRUPPLE BROXBURN SUBSTITUTION (58 Minutes)

ON-Darren Downie, Bryan Mwangi, Conor Thomson & Ben Davidson

OFF-Callum Bremner, Gary Brass, Alassan Jones & Ross Nimmo

 

On 63 minutes, a good Marky Munro delivery from the right finds Bryan Mwangi, whose shot is saved by Crossgates keeper Komocki. A fantastic save!

GOAL! An equaliser for Crossgates Primrose. Henderson’s volley hits the bar and goes in. Good goal!

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2

CROSSGATES PRIMROSE 2 (Henderson-70 Minutes)

An Errol Douglas effort is over the bar on 72 minutes.

GOAL! Broxburn take the lead again. A high hopeless looking cross is brought down out the air by Darren Downie. He plays it to Ben Davidson whose cross finds Errol Douglas. Douglas heads home for his 30th goal of the season.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 3 (Errol Douglas-78 Minutes)

CROSSGATES PRIMROSE 2

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (79 Minutes)

ON-Marcus Millar

OFF-Callum HeathSutherland is saved by Bob Watt.

Broxburn take all three points in our last league game and now have a week to prepare for the first playoff vs Dalbeattie Star. The club was presented with the East of Scotland Premier Division trophy after the match with Nick Locke and Lewis Turner lifting the trophy with scenes of joy from the big support.

We wish Crossgates Primrose, all the best for the future.

FULL TIME

Broxburn Athletic 3 (Douglas x2, Munro)

Crossgates Primrose 2

Teams

BROXBURN ATHLETIC – Watt, Munro, Page, Moyles, Nimmo, Jones, Douglas, Heath, Brass, Bremner, Locke ©

SUBS- Donoghue (GK), Downie, Sayers, Thomson, Davidson, Mwangi, Millar

CROSSGATES PRIMROSE – Komocki, Reid, Kellichan, Philip, Muirhead, McLeod, Smith, Chingwalu, Cross, Paterson, Barnett

SUBS- MacDonald, Campbell, Henderson, Kinnonmonth, Sweenie-Rowe, Sutherland, Jarrett

NEXT UP

TBA

Dalbeattie Star vs Broxburn Athletic

Islecroft Stadium

2.30pm

MATCH OFFICIALS

REFEREE- Mr Graves

ASSISTANTS-Mr Dickson & Mr Allan

BROXBURN ATHLETIC V GLENROTHES

Attendance 280

Broxburn Athletic vs Glenrothes

It was another midweek fixture for Broxburn Athletic on Tuesday night, this time in the East of Scotland League Cup 3rd round against Fife side Glenrothes at Albyn Park.

To reach this stage of the competition, both teams got a bye in round one. In round 2, Broxburn Athletic beat Leith Athletic 1-0 with an Errol Douglas goal separating the teams at Meadowbank. After the original game was postponed, Glenrothes eventually eliminated West Lothian side Harthill Royal at home, in round 2, with Lee Schiavone getting the vital goal.

The last time the two clubs met was on Saturday 16th of March at Warout Stadium, Glenrothes in league duty. Glenrothes won 3-2. Broxburn goal scorers that day were Lewis Turner & Marky Munro, while goal scorers for Glenrothes were Cargill and a McKenzie double.

Broxburn make 7 changes to the team that defeated Dundonald Bluebell last Saturday over in Fife. In come Shaun Donoghue, Callum Heath, Ben Davidson, Connor Thomson, Callum Bremner, Ross Nimmo and Darren Downie. They replace Bob Watt, Steven Anderson, Lewis Turner, Gary Brass, Errol Douglas, Nick Locke and Bryan Mwangi. Broxburn are in their traditional kits. Red and white shirts, white shorts and red and white socks and start with a 4-3-3 formation. The visitors Glenrothes are in all Black and start with a 4-5-1 formation.

Broxburn are first to threaten a minute into the game. Callum Heath drives down the left and his cross finds Darren Downie. The stand in skipper puts his effort wide of target. In the 2nd minutes, Allasan Jones played a good ball through to Ross Nimmo whose shot is wide of target.

Glenrothes create their first chance in 9 minutes. Fionn McLeod-Kay has plenty of space down the right. His shot is just wide of the left-hand post. On 11 minutes, A long ball forward by Glenrothes keeper Riley Laing finds their number 4 Ali Ramzan at a tight angle. His shot is just wide of target. There are huge shouts of offside on 14 minutes as the Glenrothes number 10 Fionn McLeod Kay looks to be ahead of play from a long ball forward. He shoots just wide of target. McLeod Kay is through again on 27 minutes and this time looks onside. He plays a great ball across to Jordan McKenzie whose shot is well saved by Broxburn Athletic keeper Shaun Donoghue.

On 27 minutes, Ross Nimmo gets in behind the Glenrothes back line from a long ball. Glenrothes keeper Laing is on his toes and gets there before Nimmo and eventually clears. A minute later, Ross Nimmo is free wide right. His cross finds Callum Heath at full stretch at the back post but his effort hits the side netting.

GOAL! Glenrothes take the lead. Good 1-2 by McKenzie and Bridgeford on the build-up. Bridgeford makes no mistake and slots home for the opening goal.

BROXBURN 0

GLENROTHES 1 (Bridgeford-34 Minutes)

GOAL! Glenrothes score a quick second. McLeod-Kay looks to be two yards offside, but the linesman keeps his flag down. His cross finds Jordan McKenzie who finishes well.

BROXBURN 0

GLENROTHES 2 (McKenzie-40 Minutes)

GOAL! Ross Nimmo plays in Darren Downie whose effort deflects into the back of the net. Broxburn hit back immediately.

BROXBURN 1 (Darren Downie-41 Minutes)

GLENROTHES 2

Callum Heath delivers a great cross that hits the Glenrothes centre half Blair Smart. The Fife side eventually clear their lines. On 44 minutes, Greg Page has a shot that is over the bar from distance.

Last chance of the half comes for the visitors. Jay Bridgeford’s effort is just over the bar.

HALF TIME (2-1 Glenrothes)

Broxburn Start the second half with a bit more urgency. Ross Nimmo tests Glenrothes keeper Riley Laing with a shot with the first attack of the half. On 47 minutes, Greg Page plays a great cross ball that finds Ross Nimmo in an advanced position. Nimmo’s cross finds Callum Bremner in plenty space, centrally. His shot is blocked and on the rebound Darren Downie’s effort is blocked.

Glenrothes have a huge chance for a third goal on 50 minutes. Jay Bridgeford’s shot is well saved by Broxburn keeper Shaun Donoghue.

On 53 minutes, Broxburn fly forward down the left through Callum Heath. Heath’s cross finds Ben Davidson whose header is over the bar. A minute later , Ross Nimmo finds Callum Bremner free and his effort is saved down low by Glenrothes keeper Laing.

On 55 minutes, Broxburn have a huge chance to equalise. Allasan Jones’s effort from a tight angle hits the bar.

Broxburn keeper Donoghue makes another important save. This time from Glenrothes number 7 Reece Brown.

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (61 Minutes)

ON-Zander Miller

OFF-Ross Nimmo

GOAL! Glenrothes have a third goal. On the counterattack, Jordan McKenzie finishes well after a good ball through by Jay Bridgeford.

BROXBURN 1

GLENROTHES 3 (McKenzie-66 Minutes)

Broxburn fly forward, looking for a quick response. Callum Heath’s shot is over the bar. On 74 Minutes, Allasan Jones finds Greg Page at the back post, his header is saved by Glenrothes keeper Laing.

On 78 minutes, Marky Munro is booked for a late challenge.

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (80 Minutes)

ON-Andrew Black

OFF-Marky Munro

Bang on 90 minutes, Glenrothes have a penalty. Moyles pulls down Jordan McKenzie in the box. GOAL! Up steps Bridgeford who cooly slots home for a Glenrothes 4th goal.

BROXBURN 1

GLENROTHES 4 (Bridgeford-90 Minutes)

 

Broxburn have the ball in the net late on through Zander Miller, but it was ruled offside and referee Struthers instantly blew for full time. A bad night at the office tonight for Broxburn. But now its all about Saturday, where three points would clinch us the title.

We wish Glenrothes all the best for the season.

FULL TIME

Broxburn Athletic 1(Darren Downie)

Glenrothes 4

Teams

Broxburn Athletic -Donoghue, Munro, Page, Moyles, Nimmo, Jones, Downie ©, Heath, Thomson, Davidson, Bremner.

SUBS- Watt (GK), Black, Douglas, Brass, Turner, Miller, Locke

Glenrothes – Laing, Thompson, Gait, Ramzan, Smart, Wallace, Brown, Bell, Mackenzie, McLeod Kay, Bridgeford

SUBS- Conner (GK), Whittet, Green

NEXT UP

SATURDAY THE 27TH OF APRIL

EAST OF SCOTLAND PREMIER DIVISION

JEANFIELD SWIFTS VS BROXBURN ATHLETIC

RIVERSIDE STADIUM

14.30PM

MATCH OFFICIALS

REFEREE- Mr Struthers

ASSISTANTS-Mr Robertson & Mr Gardiner

BROXBURN ATHLETIC V HILL OF BEATH HAWTHORN

Attendance 320

BROXBURN ATHLETIC VS HILL OF BEATH
We returned home to Albyn Park today with an important league fixture with Fife side Hill of Beath Hawthorn.
Hill Of Beath lie in 7th place in the EOSFL Premier Division. They are three points ahead of local rivals Dundonald Bluebell who have three games in hand over them. In their last fixture, they lost at home to local rivals Crossgate Primrose 3-2 at Keirs Park on the 19th of March.
Broxburn make 4 changes to the side that beat Leith in the League cup on the 30th of March. In come Andy Black, Errol Douglas, Ross Nimmo & Marky Munro. They replace Kieran Moyles, Conor Thomson, Bryan Mwangi & Captain Nick Locke who is suspended today.

Broxburn are in their traditional kits, Red and white strips, white shorts, and red and white socks. They start with a 4-4-2 formation.
Hill of Beath are in all black kits and start with a 4-3-3 formation.

The teams have a well observed minutes silence for ex player and secretary Frank ‘Donzo’ Donachie who passed away during the week. We pass our thoughts and condolences to his family.

Broxburn are first to threaten in the 1st minute. A teasing Ross Nimmo cross is headed wide for a corner by Michael Watt.
On 12 minutes, Hill of Beath’s Jordon Tosh has a shot just wide of target.
Not much action so far in the game, been a stop start affair with plenty of fouls.

Big chance for Hill of Beath on 29 minutes, Daniel Watt’s ball over finds Stuart Love who shoots wide from close range.
Chance for Broxburn on 30 minutes. Good cross by Ross Nimmo finds Gary Brass whose header is just wide of target.
On 33 minutes, another dangerous cross by Ross Nimmo finds Brass again. The Broxburn forward’s header is blocked on the line by Hawthorn’s Calum Runciman, but referee Hogarth blew for a Hill of Beath free kick, deeming he was fouling the defender when he header the ball.
Ali Jones is booked on 33 minutes for what looked like a strong but fair challenge.
Hill of Beath come close again on 37 minutes. Johnny Galloway’s volley is just wide.
On 44 minutes, Greg Page sees a straight red card. Hill Of Beath’s Daniel Watt capitalises on a mistake by Page and the Broxburn defender fouls and is the last man. Referee Hogarth has no hesitation and instantly flashes a red card.
SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (45 Minutes)
ON- Marcus Miller
OFF-Callum Heath

HALF TIME (0-0)
On 55 minutes, A long ball is held up in the wind, Hill of Beath keeper Blair Penman and Gary Brass both go for the ball, Brass beats Penman to it and toe pokes the ball but unfortunately his effort is just wide of the left-hand post.
On 56 minutes, a shot by Hill of Beath’s Jordan Tosh is just wide of target.

Yellow card for Ross Nimmo on 58 minutes for a foul right at the Broxburn dugout.
SUBSTITUTIONS BROXBURN (61 Minutes played)
ON-Bryan Mwangi & Ben Davidson
OFF- Andrew Black & Ali Jones

Chance of the match for Broxburn so far on 66 minutes. A mistake by Hill of Beath’s Daniel Baur lets in Errol Douglas, the Broxburn number 9 runs into the area and his effort is well blocked by Hill of Beath keeper Blair Penman.

GOAL! Hill of Beath break forward in numbers. Ball is worked to Jordan Tosh who slots it home into the left corner past Bob Watt.
BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0
HILL OF BEATH 1 (Tosh-67 Minutes)

GOAL! Equaliser Broxburn. Ross Nimmo crosses from the right and finds Errol Douglas who slots home at the back post. 1-1
BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Errol Douglas-73 Minutes)
HILL OF BEATH 1
Booking for Lewis Turner for a foul on 74 minutes.
Chance for Bryan Mwangi is well blocked by Hill Of Beath defender Watt.

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (78 Minutes)
ON-Darren Downie
OFF-Gary Brass

Huge chance for Broxburn on 87 minutes. Errol Douglas finds Ross Nimmo In space. His initial shot is saved and comes back to him, his second shot is saved again by Hill of Beath keeper Penman who was having a great game.
On 90 minutes, Ben Davidson is booked for a foul.
Broxburn had a late surge for a winner but Hill of Beath stood up to it well, as the match ended a draw. As news filtered round the Albyn that Musselburgh have lost to Kinnoull. Next up it’s a huge match against Dunbar United on Tuesday Night away from home. Hopefully the boys are backed with a big Brox support.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Errol Douglas)
HILL OF BEATH 1

MATCH OFFICIALS
REFEREE- Mr Hogarth
ASSISTANTS-Mr Robertson & Mr Janowiec

Broxburn Athletic vs Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts

Attendance 625

Broxburn Athletic vs Inverkeithing Swifts

This weekend, it was the East of Scotland Qualifying Cup Semi Final at Albyn Park, where Inverkeithing Swifts were the visitors.

ROUTE TO THE SEMI FINAL

BROXBURN ATHLETIC

2ND ROUND- (19/8/23) Peebles Rovers (H) 3-1

3RD ROUND-(7/11/23) Bathgate Thistle (H) 2-1

4TH ROUND- (28/11/23) Bo’ness Athletic (A) 4-3

5TH ROUND (27/2/24) Tranent Juniors (A) 1-0

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS

2ND ROUND- (19/8/23) Whitburn (A) 6-4

3RD ROUND-(23/9/23) Pumpherston (A) 3-2

4TH ROUND-(14/10/24) Fauldhouse (H) 3-0

5TH ROUND- (27/2/24) Gala Fairydean (A) 3-2

Inverkeithing Swifts lie in 13TH place in the East of Scotland Premier Division. In their last fixture last weekend, they lost to Haddington Athletic away 3-1.

Broxburn make 5 changes from last weekend’s 2-1 loss away at Glenrothes. In come Kieran Moyles, Ross Nimmo, Ben Davidson & Darren Downie and Callum Heath. They replace Steven Anderson, Gary Brass, Ali Jones, Marky Munro & Callum Bremner.

Broxburn Athletic are in their traditional strips. Red and white shirts, white shorts, and red and white socks. They are playing a 4-4-2 formation.

Inverkeithing Swifts are in yellow shirts, blue shorts and yellow socks and start with a 4-2-3-1 formation.

Broxburn are first to threaten. Nick Locke does well to force the corner. A very inviting corner by Callum Heath has no takers and rolls out for a goal kick.

In the third minute, a good switch of play by Greg Page finds Ross Nimmo out wide right. Nimmo crosses for Nick Locke who heads over.

On the 6th minute, the visitors threatened for the first time. Ben Finnan’s shot is pushed wide by Broxburn keeper Bob Watt. From the resulting corner, the ball comes out to Swifts number 4 John Binnie and Watt pushes it wide again for a second corner. Broxburn eventually clear the third corner.

Ross Nimmo looks for Errol Douglas. The big Broxburn striker forces Inverkeithing defender Ben Ramage into a mistake and Broxburn have a corner. Callum Heath takes and Kieran Moyles heads over the bar.

19 minutes in and Inverkeithing have a corner. A good cross finds Luke Mahady whose header from close range is saved by Bob Watt.

GOAL! Inverkeithing open the scoring and it’s a cracker. Aaron Wood strike finds the top corner from just outside of the D.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 1 (Wood-24 Minutes)

Yellow card is shown to one of the Inverkeithing coaching staff on 25 minutes.

On 26 minutes, ball is worked in to Ross Nimmo whose shot is right at Inverkeithing keeper Michael Gibb.

Two booking in two minutes for the visitors. On 29 minutes, Michael Paterson is booked for a foul on Callum Heath and on 30 minutes John Binnie is booked for a foul on Darren Downie.

On 34 minutes, Inverkeithing’s Michael Paterson who was just booked takes out Lewis Turner and is lucky not to get a second yellow from referee Buchan.

Big chance for Broxburn right on half time. Ross Nimmo does well to deliver a cross despite been forced wide. Errol Douglas at full stretch, can’t get the contact on the ball.

HALF TIME (1-0 Inverkeithing Swifts)

Lewis Turner is booked on 47 minutes for a late challenge.

On 50 minutes, Darren Downie shoots wide of target.

On 53 minutes it’s a penalty Inverkeithing. Luke Mahady goes down in the box. GOAL! Up steps Luke Mahady who sends Bob Watt the wrong way and doubles Inverkeithing’s lead.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 2 (Mahady-54 Minutes)

DOUBLE SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (56 Minutes)

ON-Conor Thomson & Gary Brass

OFF-Ben Davidson & Darren Downie

Big chance for Broxburn. Ross Nimmo shot from a rebound looks to be over the line, but the linesman doesn’t flag, and we play on.

On 61 minutes, Nick Locke goes down in the box and referee points to the spot. Up steps Lewis Turner whose penalty is saved by Inverkeithing Swifts keeper Michael Gibb.

Great cross by Conor Thomson is only cleared as far as Lewis Turner whose shot deflects wide for a corner.

Big chance for Errol Douglas on 66 minutes. It falls for the big man in the box, but he can’t get his positioning right and Inverkeithing clear their lines.

On 68 minutes after a constant Broxburn onslaught. Inverkeithing break forward and Bob Watt makes 2 great saves, first from Luke Mahady and on the rebound he saves from Aaron Wood.

Ross Nimmo has the ball in the net, but referee Buchan blows straight away for offside. Looked a very tight call from my viewpoint. A member of the Broxburn coaching staff is booked on 71 minutes.

Shot by Nick Locke is right at the keeper on 73 minutes.

Ross Nimmo delivers a good teasing ball into the box. Nick Locke hits fresh air with his strike and Inverkeithing clear their lines again.

Inverkeithing’s Michael Patterson is shown a second yellow card for a pull-on Nick Locke on 75 minutes. GOAL! From the resulting free kick. Greg page delivers a great cross and Errol Douglas heads home.

BROXNURN ATHLETIC 1 (Errol Douglas-77 Minutes)

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 2

Next in the book is Inverkeithing number 6 Ben Ramage for a foul.

Broxburn are throwing everything at it. Nick Locke shot is tipped over the bar by Inverkeithing Swifts keeper Michael Gibb.

Fair play to Inverkeithing who have defended well today. Keeper made some cracking saves. We wish them all the best for the season.

Next up its Leith Athletic at Meadowbank and it’s a chance for the boys to get back to winning ways.

FULL TIME

Broxburn Athletic 1(Douglas)

Inverkeithing Swifts 2

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee- Mr Buchan

Assistants- Mr Allan & Mr McAlpine

BROXBURN ATHLETIC V INVERKEITHING HILLFIELD SWIFTS

Attendance 285

Broxburn Athletic vs Inverkeithing Swifts

We returned to the Albyn on league duty against our East of Scotland Qualifying Cup Semi Final opponents, Inverkeithing Swifts on Saturday.

Inverkeithing Swifts lie in 12th place in the East of Scotland Premier Division. In their last fixture, they defeated Gala Fairydean away 3-2 in the East of Qualifying Cup Quarter Final on Tuesday the 27th of February. That sets up the semi final against Broxburn here at the Albyn, on Saturday the 23rd of March. Get it in your diary, a game not to be missed.

Broxburn make 5 changes from the team that defeated Tranent 1-0 at Foresters Park on February the 27th. In come, Bob Watt, Steven Anderson, Gary Brass, Errol Douglas & Ali Jones. They replace Shaun Donoghue, Marcus Millar, Callum Bremner, Ross Nimmo & Darren Downie.

Broxburn Athletic are in their traditional strips. Red and white shirts, white shorts and red and white socks. They are playing a 4-4-2 diamond formation.

Inverkeithing Swifts are in yellow shirts, blue shorts and yellow socks and start with a 5-2-3 formation.

Broxburn are first to threaten in the first minute. Greg Page plays a good through ball for Gary Brass. Brass finds Errol Douglas and the big man gets his strike away, but it hits the Swifts defender deflects of Douglas and goes out for a Inverkeithing goal kick.

On the 6th minute, Broxburn have a free kick from a central position just outside the box. Up steps skipper Nick Locke and his effort is just over the bar.

Connot Thomson has a shot just over the bar for the hosts on the 10th minute.

GOAL! Against the run of play the visitors take a shock lead. Slack play by Greg Page who gifts Inverkeithing possession. It’s worked too the Swifts number 9 Luke Mahady who finished well into the left corner.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 1 (Mahady-11 Minutes)

Ali Jones does well to get a toe in and knock the ball wide to Callum Heath. Heath is in space, but his cross is cleared by Inverkeithing defender Deas.

Chance for Broxburn on 22 minutes, Callum Heath’s shot is just over the bar.

On 27 minutes, Marky Munro finds space on the right. His cross is diverted for a corner. From a Thomson corner, Inverkeithing keeper Szczesnowicz punches it into the air. It eventually ends up on top of the net to the relief of the ex Kirknewton keeper.

On 30 minutes, Errol Douglas wins a header from a Bob Watt goal kick. It finds Nick Locke who takes a touch forward and looks to be in on goal. He is fouled just outside the box by Deas, and he is booked by the referee. Greg Page takes the free kick, and his effort is parried out to Steven Anderson whose shot is pushed away by Inverkeithing goalie Szczesnowicz.

GOAL! Inverkeithing go 2 up. Kelly picks up wide right and his cross finds Wood at the back post whose diving header leaves Bob Watt no

chance. The visitors have been clinical on the break and Broxburn have been wasteful so far.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 2 (Wood-42 Minutes)

HALF TIME (2-0 Inverkeithing)

Greg Page is booked for a foul on 51 minutes for a foul.

On 54 minutes, Marky Munro is fed through by Nick Locke. But his effort has no power and is easily collected by Inverkeithing keeper Szczesnowicz.

BROXBURN SUBSTITUTIONS (55 Minutes)

ON- Callum Bremner & Ross Nimmo

OFF-Ben Davidson & Connor Thomson

Errol Douglas is next in the book for dissent on 57 minutes.

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (62 Minutes)

ON-Darren Downie

OFF-Errol Douglas

Broxburn have been wasteful in possession and frustration is starting to show in the players and staff.

Gary Brass wins possession high up the park. He finds Ross Nimmo in space, but his shot hits the side netting.

Long ball forward finds Ali Jones, he lets it bounce and shoots right on the byline and his effort is over the bar.

GOAL! Game on at the Albyn. Sub Ross Nimmo crosses from the right and Gary Brass scores from close range.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Gary Brass-69 Minutes)

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 2

GOAL! Broxburn Equaliser! And its super sub-Ross Nimmo. A shot brakes into the path of Nimmo. His shot defects beyond Inverkeithing keeper Szczesnowicz.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2 (Ross Nimmo-72 Minutes)

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 2

Free kick by Ali Jones is right at Swifts keeper Szczesnowicz.

Ali Jones delivers a great cross from a corner. But what a defensive header by Inverkeithing defender Ramage. Fantastic defending!

GOAL! What a comeback! Gary Brass effort is saved by Szczesnowicz and on the rebound skipper Nick Locke taps in the rebound to give Broxburn the lead! 3-2 Brox!

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 3 (Nick Locke-80 Minutes)

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 2

GOAL! Game over! Fantastic switch of play finds Nimmo free wide right, he takes a touch, and his volley is parried by keeper Szczesnowicz. Substitute Darren Downie taps home the rebound for a Broxburn 4th.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 4 (Darren Downie-90 Minutes)

INVERKEITHING SWITFTS 2

GOAL! Ali Jones is fed through and finishes well for a Broxburn 5th.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 5 (Ali Jones-90+3 Minutes)

INVERKEITHING SWIFTS 2

What a comeback by Broxburn and a huge three points. Now onto to Glenrothes next weekend in another important fixture.

FULL TIME

Broxburn Athletic 5 (Brass, Nimmo, Locke, Downie & Jones)

Inverkeithing Swifts 2

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee- Mr Falconer    Assistants- Mr Simpson & Mr Waddell

BROXBURN ATHLETIC V LUNCARTY

Attendance 350

Broxburn Athletic vs Luncarty

It was our second home game on the trot in the EOSFL Premier League, with Perthshire based Luncarty the visitors.

Luncarty lie second bottom of the East of Scotland, winning only 3 games of the 16 games they have played so far. In their last game, they beat Haddington Athletic at home, 1-0 last weekend.

Broxburn make 2 changes to the side that drew with Musselburgh Athletic last weekend. In come Callum Heath & Conor Thomson who replace Kieran Moyles & Callum Bremner.

Broxburn Athletic are in their traditional strips. Red and white shirts, white shorts and red and white socks. They are playing a 4-4-2 formation.

Luncarty are in Yellow & black strips, black shorts and yellow socks. They start with a 4-3-3 formation.

First chance comes for the hosts on two minutes, Nick Locke’s shot is well saved by Luncarty keeper Matthew Curtis.

GOAL! Broxburn take the lead, Ali Jones shot from distance is saved by Luncarty keeper Curtis, on the rebound, Conor Thomson’s effort is parried and on the rebound Errol Douglas heads home for 1-0

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Errol Douglas-9 Minutes)

LUNCARTY 0

A Dummy by Nick Locke finds Errol Douglas. Douglas takes a great first touch but shoots over the bar.

On the 15th minute, a long ball forward finds Errol Douglas who gets in behind the Luncarty defender. His shot is well saved by Luncarty keeper Matthew Curtis.

First chance for Luncarty comes on 16 minutes. Aaron Carlon latches on to a long ball and uses his pace to get away from Broxburn’s Stevie Anderson. His shot is saved by Broxburn keeper Bob Watt.

Big chance for a Broxburn second on 19 minutes. Marky Munro is played in by Nick Locke. Munro delivers a low cross that was begging for contact, but it was missed by everyone, and it went for a Luncarty goal kick.

On 21 minutes, Marky Munro is fouled in the box and referee Donaldson has no hesitation and points to the spot. Up steps top goalscorer Errol Douglas whose penalty is saved by Luncarty keeper Matthew Curtis.

A free kick by Luncarty’s Gregor Donald is saved by Bob Watt.

On 24 minutes, a good cross by Ali Jones is forced in by veteran Broxburn defender Stevie Anderson. A late flag goes up on the far

side. Referee Donaldson goes over to discuss it with the linesman and its eventually ruled out.

On 27 minutes, Marky Munro gets to the corner flag and riffles a cross/shot goalwards and Luncarty keeper Matthew Curtis punches clear.

A corner by Conor Thomson is headed over by Steven Anderson on 28 minutes.

Ball into the box is won by Gary Brass who heads it to Errol Douglas. Douglas takes it on his chest and shoots over the bar.

GOAL! Conor Thomson delivers a great cross from a corner that finds Nick Locke. Locke heads home for a second for Broxburn.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2 (Nick Locke-35 Minutes)

LUNCARTY 0

GOAL! It’s 3-0 Broxburn. Greg Page plays a long ball forward and Nick Locke gets in behind the Luncarty defender. He pokes it home for a third.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 3 (Nick Locke-44 Minutes)

LUNCARTY 0

HALF TIME (3-0 Broxburn)

Chance for Broxburn right from kick off. Errol Douglas finds Nick Locke who shoots just wide of target.

Ali Jones is fouled in a central position outside the box. Up steps Conor Thomson who fires the resulting free kick over the bar.

On 52 minutes, A long free kick into the Luncarty box is knocked on by Gary Brass to Nick Locke. On the volley, Locke’s effort is just wide.

From a free kick, Greg Page hits the outside of the post on 55 minutes.

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (59 Minutes)

ON- Darren Downie, Ross Nimmo & Ben Davidson

OFF-Lewis Turner, Errol Douglas & Gary Brass

Callum Heath drives into the box and his shot is saved by Luncarty keeper Matthew Curtis.

GOAL! Nick Locke finds substitute Darren Downie who finishes low into the net.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 4 (Darren Downie-69 Minutes)

LUNCARTY 0

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (70 Minutes)

ON-Callum Bremner & Marcus Miller

OFF-Greg Page & Nick Locke

On 73 minutes, Ali Jones corner finds Steven Anderson, who’s glancing header hits the bar. A minute later, a Ross Nimmo header is going in the bottom corner, but Luncarty defender Gregor Donald clears of the line.

GOAL! Goal of the game and it’s that man again Ali Jones. Ball comes out to him; he takes a good touch to set himself up and buried it into the top left corner. What a goal and 2 goals in 2 games for Jones.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 5 (Ali Jones-82 Minutes)

LUNCARTY 0

GOAL! And another well worked goal! Ben Davidson cuts it back for Darren Downie, Who finishes low into the net for his second from the bench.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 6 (Darren Downie- 86 Minutes)

LUNCARTY 0

Booking for Luncarty’s Danny Doble for a push on Marky Munro.

FULL TIME

Broxburn Athletic 6 (Locke x2, Downie x2, Douglas, Jones)

Luncarty 0

MATCH OFFICIALS

REFEREE- Mr Donaldson

ASSISTANTS- Mr Mathieson & Mr Janowiec

our fifth goal

BROXBURN ATHLETIC V MUSSELBURGH ATH

Attendance 450

Broxburn Athletic vs Musselburgh Athletic

We returned to Albyn Park on Saturday, with an important league game against third place Musselburgh Athletic.

The visitors come to Broxburn in decent form, winning 11, drawing 4 and losing 2 of their league games so far this season. They were last in action last Wednesday, losing in the East of Scotland Qualifying Cup 5-3 to Lowland league side University of Stirling, away from home.

Broxburn make 3 changes to the side that defeated Penicuik 1-0 last weekend. In come Kieran Moyles, Nick Locke and new signing Alassan Jones. They replace Ross Nimmo, Marcus Miller & Conor Thomson.

Broxburn Athletic are in their traditional strips. Red and white shirts, white shorts and red and white socks. They are playing a 4-4-2 formation.

Musselburgh Athletic are in all blue and start with a 3-4-3 shape.

As the team emerge from the tunnel, on comes the rain as we kick off procedures.

First effort is by the visitors on the second minute. Oban Anderson’s shot from outside the box is well saved by the diving Broxburn keeper Bob Watt.

On 13 minutes, new Broxburn signing Alassan Jones is fouled outside the box. Jones steps up and his free kick is pushed wide by Musselburgh keeper Daniel Laing.

Chance for Musselburgh on 15 minutes. Zacherry Khan picks up wide left, he crosses for Aidan Walsh whose effort is wide of target.

GOAL! Musselburgh take the lead. A long throw in from the right by Nathan Evans finds Robert Wilson who heads home into the right corner.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0

MUSSELBURGH ATHLETIC 1 (Wilson-18)

Marky Munro has plenty of space wide right, but his cross is right at Musselburgh keeper Daniel Laing who gathers.

Nick Locke shoots wide of target for the hosts on 29 minutes.

On 33 minutes, Musselburgh come close to a second. Nathan Evans effort is well saved by Bob Watt.

On 39 minutes, Greg Page is booked for dissent.

HALF TIME (1-0 Musselburgh Athletic)

BROXBURN SUBSTITION (Half Time)

ON-Callum Heath

OFF-Kieran Moyles

On 46 minutes, a long ball forward by Lewis Turner finds Steven Anderson. The veteran defender can’t get much contact on the ball, and it was easily collected by Musselburgh keeper.

GOAL! It’s a second for Musselburgh. A long free kick into the box finds Nathan Evans who beats Stevie Anderson to the ball. His nod on finds Jordan Smith who chests it down and slots it over Bob Watt and into an empty net.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0

MUSSELBURGH ATHLETIC 2 (Smith-54 Minutes)

SUBSTITUTION BROXBURN (55 Minutes)

On-Ross Nimmo

Off-Callum Bremner

A long ball forward finds Nicky Reid for Musselburgh in an advanced position. Broxburn substitute Ross Nimmo makes a great sliding tackle to clear the danger.

Nick Locke picks up in a central position and drives into the Musselburgh box. His deflected shot is just wide of the left-hand post.

On 62 minutes, Lewis Turner delivers a great ball into the box which finds Steven Anderson, Anderson’s header is wide of target.

SUBSTITUTIONS BROXBURN (64 Minutes)

ON-Conor Thomson & Marcus Miller

OFF- Errol Douglas & Greg Page

GOAL! Broxburn pull one back! Great corner by new signing Alassan Jones finds Gary Brass whose bullet header finds the left corner.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Gary Brass-67 Minutes)

Musselburgh Athletic 2

Allasan Jones again delivers a cracking corner that has no takers and roles out for a goal kick to Musselburgh.

GOAL! Its 2-2! Ross Nimmo finds Gary Brass. Brass returns the ball to Nimmo with a back heel. Ross Nimmo crosses for debutant Alassan Jones. On the volley, he finds the top corner.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2 (Alassan Jones-72 Minutes)

MUSSELBURGH ATHLETIC 2

Alassan Jones flys down the left. His shot is blocked by Musselburgh defender Callum Donaldson.

Nick Locke has a free kick that is right at Musselburgh keeper Daniel Laing.

Ross Nimmo is booked for a foul on Musselburgh’s Zachery Khan on 84 minutes.

Chance Broxburn on 86 minutes. Great play by substitute Ross Nimmo whose introduction has changed the game for the hosts. He nutmegs Callum Donaldson and his shot is pushed over the bar by Musselburgh keeper Daniel Laing.

A minute later Musselburgh brake forward. Nathan Evans takes it to the byline and his cross is missed by everyone.

From a free kick deep in Broxburn’s half, Gary Brass takes the ball down and finds Ross Nimmo. Nimmo effort is wide of target.

Broxburn see out the game and get a very important point at the Albyn.

FULL TIME

Broxburn Athletic 2 (Brass & Jones)

Musselburgh Athletic 2

MATCH OFFICIALS

REFEREE- Mr Hobbs

ASSISTANTS- Mr Gilchrist & Mr Brogan

BROXBURN ATHLETIC V SAUCHIE

Attendance 300

Broxburn Athletic vs Sauchie

We returned home to the Albyn for the first time in 2024, with a home fixture against Stirlingshire based Sauchie Juniors in league action.

Sauchie come into this fixture in 6th place in the East of Scotland Premier Division.  They haven’t been in competitive action since a Home 3-2 victory over Luncarty, on Saturday December the 23rd in the league.

Broxburn make 1 change to the team that defeated Crossgates 4-1 last weekend. Ross Nimmo replaces injured captain Nick Locke. There are also places on the bench for Jordan Wright who has been out long term with an injury & new boy Andrew Black.

Broxburn Athletic are in their traditional kits. Red and White shirts, White shorts, and red and white socks. They start with a 4-4-2 formation.

Sauchie are in all blue and are start with a 4-3-3 shape.

Very windy conditions at the Albyn as both teams enter the pitch.

Sauchie are first to threaten on 3 minutes Daniel Smith’s shot is wide of the right-hand post.

Big chance for Broxburn to take an early lead 5 minutes in. Great control by our top scorer Errol Douglas who brings down a long ball to feet. The striker’s effort is just wide of the right-hand post.

Sauchie’s Lucas Williamson delivers a teasing cross into the box that is well cleared by Broxburn centre back Greg Page.

Sauchie threatened again on 17 minutes, Jack Docherty’s shot is right at keeper Bob Watt.

GOAL! Sauchie take the lead. Good build up play from the visitors. It’s worked to Conor Willaghan who scores a good finish.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 0

SAUCHIE 1 (Willaghan-19 Minutes)

Ross Nimmo takes on Sauchie’s Sam Muir on the right wing. His cross/shot is way over the bar.

Sam Muir is booked on 23 minutes for a foul on Ross Nimmo right on the edge of the box. Up steps Greg Page but his free kick is right at  Sauchie keeper Sean Robertson.

Cross by Calum Heath is half cleared by Sauchie. It comes out to Callum Bremner whose shot is well blocked by the Sauchie defender Jack Thomson.

Good play by Broxburn Athletic. Kieran Moyles finds Ross Nimmo wide right. Nimmo plays a great ball through to the overlapping Turner. Turner delivers a great cross for Calum Heath in plenty of space. But Heath’s effort is over the bar.

GOAL! A deserved Broxburn equaliser. Greg Page heads a ball over from the right, its half cleared by Sauchie as far as Gary Brass who’s deflected shot finds the back of the net.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 (Gary Brass- 33 Minutes)

SAUCHIE 1

Jack Docherty has a header over the bar for Sauchie in 39 minutes.

Euan McGill delivers a good cross over on the left for Errol Douglas. But the striker heads over the bar.

Errol Douglas is next in referee Struthers book for a foul on 43 minutes.

HALF TIME (1-1)

Sam Muir is in an advanced position for Sauchie. Greg Page makes a great tackle to stop the attack.

On 53 minutes, Jack Thomson is booked for a foul on Errol Douglas. The resulting free kick comes to nothing for the hosts.

A through ball from Callum Bremner results in a foot race between Ross Nimmo & Sauchie keeper Sean Robertson. Robertson gets there first and clears.

Penalty Sauchie for a Lewis Turner handball in the box on 67 minutes. From my viewpoint it didn’t look like a penalty. Sauchie’s Daniel Smith fires over the bar and it remains 1-1.

SUBSTITUTIONS BROXBURN

ON- Conor Thomson & Ben Davidson   OFF- Euan McGill & Ross Nimmo

Shot by Brian Morgan is over the bar for Sauchie.

GOAL! Broxburn take the lead. Great touch and finish by Errol Douglas as he rolls it into the right corner past Sauchie keeper Sean Robertson, for his 21st goal of the season.

BROXBURN ATHLETIC 2 (Errol Douglas -73 minutes)

SAUCHIE 1

Mark Smith is booked for Sauchie on 75 minutes.

Gary Brass finds his strike partner Errol Douglas with a good through ball. Errol’s effort is right at Sauchie keeper Sean Robertson.

SUBSTITUTE BROXBURN (82 MINUTES)

ON- Darren Downie   OFF-Errol Douglas

Shot by Sauchie number 9, Ross Cavanagh is just wide of the right post. Number 17, Jack Docherty also has a shot soon after that is well saved by Bob Watt.

Callum Bremner has an effort just over the bar on 89 minutes for Broxburn.

FULL TIME

BROXBURN 2 (Brass, Douglas)

SAUCHIE 1

MATCH OFFICIALS

REFEREE- Mr Struthers

ASSISTANTS- Mr McFeat & Tyler Waddell

 

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