Part 60 – S2 C1 P6 Match Day 2 – East Stirlingshire (H) 17th Aug 2019 15:00

We start this post looking at new recruit Dylan Pooler, playing for Troon IRL having left Auchinleck Talbot in the summer. In game we have taken him off of Auchinleck’s hands. He is ranked as our 4th best player, but unfortunately for him Mark Burbidge is our best player Mark is a fair bit better …

Part 59 – S2 C1 P5 IRN-BRU Cup 1st Round – Clyde (H) 14th Aug 2019 19:30

Before our IRN-BRU 1st round game v Clyde at Christie Gillies Park we have had a couple more signings come in. 5th August – New Signing Steve Docherty (18, 5ft 11in) comes in on a pay-as-you-play striker on a free, having been released by Aberdeen in the summer. We have seen him a couple of …

Part 58 – S2 C1 P4 Match Day 1 – Cumbernauld Colts (A) 4th Aug 2019 15:00

Before we play Cumbernauld Colts in our first league game of the season we are looking at Rory McEwan (Now renamed in game to MacEwan to match what is on the interwebs). He comes in from Stirling Uni as our 3rd best player (By star rating) and at 21 has room to improve. Very solid …

Part 57 – S2 C1 P3 – 15th-31st July 2019 – 19/20 Pre-Season

Mouhamed Niang has an interesting past, arriving in Scotland in 2011 seeking asylum from Senegal ( https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/partick-thistle-confirm-deal-inspirational-13265154 ). He played the 18/19 season IRL at Cumnock before going back to Partick. Previous to this he played for Pollok. 15th July – 3rd Friendly v Glentoran Glentoran ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glentoran_F.C. ) are a Northern Irish top tier …

Part 56 – S2 C1 P2 – 1st-14th July 2019 – 19/20 Pre-Season

We start this post with our new signing Mark Burbidge, who is currently plying his trade on the catwalk more than the pitch ( https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/junior-footballer-follows-david-beckhams-13678088 ) – He still shows as being with Kilbirnie Ladeside in the SJFA West Premiership on Transfermarkt. 3rd July 2019 – New Signing Regan Lumsden (20, 6ft 2in) has come …

Part 55 – S2 C1 P1 – June 2019 – 19/20 Pre-Season & Season 1 Round-up

The following is a quick run-down of the winners of the cups and leagues across Europe for 2018/19 Champions League – Final to play (Barcelona v Manchester Utd) Europa League – Winner Chelsea (2-0 v Real Betis) The standout to me is the Newcastle cup double As its June 1st all the releases have happened …

Part 54 – S1 C1 P53 – South Challenge Cup Final – Gala Fairydean Rovers (N) 15th May 2019 15:00

We journey today just under 17 miles to the Tony Macaroni Stadium in Livingston to face Gala Fairydean Rovers, in an attempt to retain the South Challenge Cup. This is our last game of the season, and (if we are being honest) almost definitely the last game for Civil Service for our loanees Big Kev …

Part 53 – S1 C1 P52 Promotion Playoff 2nd Leg – Buckie Thistle (H) 11th May 2019 15:00

Before our season-defining 2nd leg promotion playoff v Buckie Thistle we have some contract signings to talk about. 6/5/19 – James Hainey (STC) – £30/wk, Stuart McAfferty (Scout) £35/wk. Mark McConnell (DC) – £25/wk, Kieran Balfour (MC) £30/wk, Kevin Oxby (Physio) – £35/wk 7/5/19 – Ross Marshall (Scout) – £35/wk, Conor Cameron (Coach) – £55/wk, …

Part 52 – S1 C1 P51 Promotion Playoff 1st Leg – Buckie Thistle (A) 4th May 2019 15:00

Today we make the long journey north to the Moray Firth to play Highland League champions Buckie Thistle ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckie_Thistle_F.C. ) in the first leg of the promotion playoff. Before then we’ve had a month end (so Stats) and a Reserve game. A few sets of attributes on an upward trajectory, Andrew Mackay & Kieran …

Part 51 – S1 C1 P50 Match Day 28 – Cumbernauld Colts (A) 27th April 2019 15:00 – Champions?

And the answer is………………………YES!!!! BSC lost 1-0 to Stirling Uni on Sunday 14th, handing us the title with 1 game still to play. Our late season form since the 2-1 loss v Edusport on 16th February has been very good – 4 wins & 2 draws from competitive games, only 2 goals conceded. So to …