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Player of the Year results

A very successful player of the year event at the Social Club on Friday 16 June produced the following results:

Player of the year : Dewi Taylor

Players' player of the year: Greg Skinner

Top goal scorer (for the first time in living memory jointly): Gary Brass and Martin Russell

Whitburn's final game is a game of two halves

Whitburn drew 2-2 away to Dundee Violet in their final game of the season to secure Premier league survival by one point over St Andrews. And what an amazing game it turned out to be - a vintage game of two halves. Whitburn totally bossed the first half playing well against a dispirited looking team and went in 2 up at halftime with goals from Gary Brass and Jordan Bain. In truth they could have doubled that lead on balance of play but for some heroics by the home keeper (and playing some great football too). Violet came out for the second half fired up after what must have been a stern talking to by their coach and had levelled the score within 10 minutes with goals from Lee Milton and David O'Neill. Meanwhile Whitburn had lost all of the drive they had shown in the first half and were struggling to put 2 passes together. Just on the hour James Martin won a penalty but the usually consistent Martin Russell's spot kick was saved by the keeper. During the remaining half hour both sides had chances to snatch the three points but both were thwarted by good goalkeeping and a draw was probably a fair result in the end. And so the curtain closes on another season and one that most Whitburn supporters will not remember too fondly, but at least we stayed up. On a personal note the trip down the Fife Coast Tourist Route after the game was fun apart from the torrential rain that greeted us after our dinner in Crail!

The final state of play at the bottom:

McBookie.com East Premier
12 Whitburn Juniors 28 2 6 6 22 28 3 3 8 28 32 -10 24
13 St Andrews United 28 3 2 9 21 28 2 6 6 17 28 -18 23
14 Dundee Violet 28 3 3 8 26 37 1 1 12 15 48 -44 16
15 Armadale Thistle 28 1 4 9 15 45 2 0 12 11 34 -53 13

Use of Whitburn Junior's facitlites

Community organisations/teams wishing to access Central Park or hire the Social Club facilities should in the first instance contact Ann Haddow on 07917753017 or Alex Welsh on 01501 740557.

Saturday 13 May, kick off 2:30
League
Downfield 3-3 Whitburn
Scorers: Brass, Russell, Wilson

Saturday 20 May, kick off 2:00
League
Whitburn 2-2 Glenrothes
Scorers: Patrick, Taylor

Saturday 27 May, kick off 2:30
League
Dundee Violet 2-2 Whitburn
Scorers: Brass, Bain

The winning numbers for the Whitburn Lottery drawn on 10 June were :

5 12 15 20

There were no winners of the 500 prize.

Next week : 550.

Supporters Club News

The bus departs from the social club at 1:15pm for next Saturday's game against Haddington.

The Supporters' Club are looking for four mannequins for an upcoming event to display strips. If any one can help, please get in contact.

We also have confirmation of funding from the Land Trust which will allow us to proceed with planning to erect our seated, covered enclosure and install solar panels on the Changing room roof. We are offering a "seat for life" for anyone who is interested. This will cost £50 and guarantee shelter at the Social club side of the park.

Money raised from the sale of seats will go towards getting the base ready for the prefabricated structure to be brought in at the end of the season.

The supporters club website can be found here .


Whitburn Squad 2016/7

Here is a picture of some of the squad for this season. Photo by Ann Haddow.



Back row: T Hendrie, J Martin, G Skinner, A Porteous, D Horne, C McQueenie, M Hubbocks, J Hamilton, R Hogarth, W Gardner, A Gunn, A Gilmour
Front row: J-J Henderson, M Russell, D Taylor, G Brass, D Wilson, M Adams, C Robertson

Whitburn's main sponsors

Sponsor boardWhitburn main sponsors who are Karma Indian Cuisine, West Main Street - thanks are due to Dep, Robert and Jaggy, please support our local excellent curry house!

 

Whitburn Junior FC are grateful to the following sponsors for season 2015/2016
Acrafab AFA Fire & Security 
Ayrton Veterinary Hospital Bannatyne Ltd
Bellway Homes Browning Funeral Sevices
Bushman Ink Tattoo Shop  Cabin Fever Graphics
CDL Autotec  CM Opticians 
Core Drilling Contractors Ltd. Costcutters
The Cross Tavern DC Music
The Garage Fiona Hyslop MSP
JSK Construction
Livingstons the Butchers

Murphy Transport 

Oil States Industries
Orchard Timber
Premier Shop N Save 
Russell Painters
Sneddons Solicitors
Spence Insurance
TC Joiners & Buiders
Tony's Fish Bar
Tyres, Rims and Trims
Lothian Signs
Scott Brown
Wallace Opticians
West End Fryer

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