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SWPL 1: Joy of Six for Spartans as win secures top flight status

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A rejuvenated Spartans hit Forfar for six and secured their status in next season’s top flight at Ainslie Park on Sunday.

 

Having picked up seven points from their last three games together with a impressive win over Celtic to earn a Scottish Cup semi final spot, Debbi McCulloch’s side went into the game knowing a win would all but guarantee a place at the top table next season. The visitors visited the capital on the back of a four match losing streak and clearly looking to dent the hosts enthusiasm. (more…)

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U11 Blues leave it late in hard-worked win

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Coach Zsolt Jakri gives us the lowdown on how his young side battled back to snatch the win.
 
 
It was probably the warm Scottish weather to blame, but the team started very slowly, with a more experienced and older Cockenzie team leading attack after attack.
 
 

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SWPL: Spartans extend unbeaten run against Rangers

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Spartans continued their undefeated start to the SWPL campaign with a 3-1 victory over Rangers at Ainslie Park.

 

Goals from Colette Cavanagh, Zoe Johnstone and Carla Boyce made it seven points out of a possible nine at the beginning of the season.

 

There was a return between the sticks for Rachel Harrison in a largely unchanged side that defeated Aberdeen 4-1 last time out. (more…)

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Spartans 4 Aberdeen 1

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Second half show sees Spartans head for Semis 

Spartans are through to the Semi Final of the SWPL League cup after an emphatic 4-1 win over Aberdeen at a sun-soaked Ainslie Park. 

After celebrating her 100th appearance for the club last Sunday, Captain Fantastic Alana Marshall bagged a brace in a game that saw her side come from behind to score four second half goals without reply. (more…)

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Points Shared In Opener

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Spartans earned a point on the road in SWPL 1 opener.

Colette Cavanagh pounce on a rebound after Mutch failed to hold a Carla Boyce shot in the 20th minute to give Spartans the lead.

15 minutes later, Louise Mason’s pinpoint cross was headed home by Boyce to extend Suzy Shepherd’s side’s advantage. 

HT: Aberdeen 0-2 Spartans

Two second half spot kicks from Aberdeen’s Hannah Stewart saw the hosts share the spoils.

FT: Aberdeen 2-2 Spartans

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Spartans Progress in Cup

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Spartans overcame Motherwell in a seven-goal thriller at Ravenscraig to progress in the Premier League Cup. 

Simone McMahon and Laura Gavin put Suzy Shepherd’s side 0-2 ahead only for Pam Liddell to halve the deficit on the stroke of half time. (more…)

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