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Good start for Bute boys in home fixture

Rothesay Brandane AFC got 2017 off to a good start in Saturday’s fixture against Weir Recreation AFC.

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Rothesay Brandane AFC.

Danes kick-off 2017 with home fixture this weekend

Rothesay Brandane AFC start 2017 with a home game on Saturday, January 14 in Rothesay.

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Interschools football on Bute.

Interschools football tournament on Bute

Active Schools and Football Development held an Interschools football tournament for P4-7 pupils for the island’s three primary schools.

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The boys from Bute Youth Football Coaching's under 16s took on Giffnock SC Milan on Saturday.

Back to business for Bute boys

It was back to league business for the boys this week, and after a league cup defeat to Celtic last week Bute Youth Football Coaching’s under 16s had a tough trip to Giffnock SC Milan.

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BYFC in action against Celtic youth

Bute boys are more than a match for Celtic

Bute Youth Football Coaching’s U16 boys had a break from league football when they played Celtic BC last weekend.

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BYFC in action on Saturday (pic by Dave Swan).

Bute boys ‘can hold heads high’

Saturday, November 26 gave Bute Youth Football Coaching’s U16 boys a break from league football when Celtic BC came calling in the local boys’ second ever cup game.

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Rothesay Brandane in action against Viewfield on Saturday. (Photo by Dave Swan)

Brandane win in style

Rothesay Brandane AFC had their first win of the season by 18 goals to 1 at home on Saturday against Viewfield Rovers.

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Rothesay Brandane in action against Viewfield on Saturday. (Photo by Dave Swan).

First win of season for Danes

Rothesay Brandane AFC had their first win of the season by 18 goals to 1 at home on Saturday against a Viewfield Rovers team who have played seven league games, lost seven, and conceded 82 goals.

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VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

Ahead of Friday’s big showdown between England and Scotland at Wembley, it’s time to delve into the past and revisit some classic England v Scotland drama.

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Rothesay Brandane in action against Stenhousemuir

Brandane lose out to Stenhousemuir

Rothesay Brandane played host to Stenhousemuir last Saturday for the first time as they have just joined the 
Caledonian League.

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Hibernian's John McGinn, left, battles with St Mirren's Lawrence Shankland at Easter Road. Picture: Garry Williamson/SNS

Hibs’ Martin Boyle justifies Neil Lennon’s selection choice

If the recently sidelined Jason Cummings thought he had his work cut out trying to force his way back into manager Neil Lennon’s thinking prior to the weekend match, he could find it even tougher now.

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Hearts striker Conor Sammon shows his frustration against Kilmarnock. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Robbie Neilson backs strikers to end Hearts’ goal drought

Hearts manager Robbie 
Neilson is reminding all who will listen that scoring goals is tough. But even he could not have expected it to prove just as tricky as it has for his 
Tynecastle strikeforce.

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Andrew Shinnie is ready to push on after Hibs ended their run of five matches without a win. Picture: SNS.

Hibs’ Andrew Shinnie bids to pass test of character

When it comes to shedding the baggage of past failings, Hibs have proved themselves pretty adept in recent months. But that does not mean there was not a distinct sense of relief in the dressing room last weekend when they ended their run of five games without a win.

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Defender John Souttar, left, vies with Kilmarnock's Nathan Tyson during Hearts' midweek defeat at Rugby Park. Picture: SNS

Hearts must show character to bounce back from limp defeat

John Souttar understands that there are big demands at a club like Hearts and he is confident that his colleagues also know what is expected of them and have the character to deliver. That is despite the team passing up the opportunity to move into second spot in the Premiership table, with a flat, uninspiring performance against Kilmarnock on Wednesday.

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Hamilton lines up to score the opening goal. (Photo by Dave Swan)

Danes defeated at home to Hamilton

Rothesay Brandane lost 3-0 on Saturday to Hamilton in the second round of the West of Scotland Cup.

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Rothesay Brandane AFC picked up their first point of the season in an away fixture at the weekend to Weir Recreation AFC.

A late goal means Danes have to share the weekend spoils

Rothesay Brandane AFC played out a 2 – 2 draw against Weir Recreation AFC away from home on Saturday, October 15.

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Bute boys take on Hillwood BC

A trip to Netherpollock playing fields in Glasgow was last Saturday’s trip for an away game against Hillwood BC, writes BYFC coach Roddie Leitch.

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