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Whitburn win 7 goal Scottish thriller at Camelon

Whitburn were not expected by many to progress into the second round of the Scottish at the expense of Super League Camelon and yet they did with a superb second half comeback. The first half had many thinking that defeat was inevitable as all Whitburn coulod muster was a Jack Hamilton free kick on target that was easily saved and the home defence looked well able to resist Whitburn. Meanwhile Camelon had established a two goal lead through goals from Scott Taylor and Alan Docherty - the first a nice curling shot from the edge of the box and the second aided by an unfortunate slip by Michael Fairbanks as he rushed to grab the ball. Within a minute of the second half Jack Hamilton had scored with a pinpoint free kick to narrow the lead. Gordon Herd, however, restored the two goal lead just a minute later and a lot of visiting supporters began to fear the worst. They needn't have worried because from that point on it was all Whitburn as they added 3 more goals and it was their (depleted due to absences and injury) defence that became inpenetrable to the Camelon attackers. The second goal was a simple tap in of a low near post corner by Jordan Bain. Then on the hour Gary Brass headed on a Hamilton free kick to Callum Robertson and he slammed the ball into the home net. The winner came with 20 minutes to go when Hamilton again found the net with a great free kick which left the home keeper bamboozled. One would have thought that the Whitburn goal would now be deluged by attacks but the onslaught never happened as the defence played as well as they have all season and Fairbanks dealt easily with the only effort that came his way right at the end of the game. Hopefully Whitburn can build on this and make a push in the league. Match report.

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Saturday 24 September, kick off 2:30
Scottish Cup Round 1

Camelon 3-4 Whitburn
Scorers: Hamilton(2), Bain, Robertson

Saturday 1 October, kick off 2:30

Kennoway Star Hearts v Whitburn

The winning numbers for the Whitburn Lottery drawn on Saturday 17 September were :

5 6 12 15

There were no winners of the 200 prize. Next week : 250.

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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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