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  Last updated 17 August 2019

Whitburn mount comeback to beat Armadale

Whitburn bounced back from their dismal defeat at Harthill with a solid 3-1 win at Armadale. The first half was seriously lacking in goal mouth incidents as befits a local derby and the home side scored with their first (and only) effort on target when Robert Sloan headed a corner from the left side powerfully in at the back post on the half hour. Five minutes later Darren Liddell was in on the keeper but his shot was straight into his midriff. The second half saw Whitburn press their opponents better, though, for the first 25 minutes they were unable to add to their shots on target tally. That changed in the 72nd minute when a deep Reece Boyle free kick was headed on in the box and fell to Liddell who controlled well and blasted the ball beyond Armadale's trialist keeper. A bit like Wednesday the goal fired up Whitburn and they then dominated most of the remainder of the game. Two minutes later Andrew Mochan and Iain Griffin combined well on the right wing and an Armadale defender headed over. Just after the corner Boyle chased down a clearance from it and put in a low cross which found Dewi Taylor at the near post and he fired the ball into the net to give the Burnie the lead. With ten to go a deep free kick from Sloan landed at the feet of Gary Maclachlan at the back post and he fired in a goalbound shot but Grant Hamilton cleared it off the line. Almost on the final whistle Taylor scored his second when he timed his run brilliantly to run onto a Liddell header from a long clearance when he calmly slotted the ball into the back of the net.

New Season

The 2019/20 season proper begins on August 3rd at home to Fauldhouse, then there will be 5 more league games during August against Thornton, Kennoway, Harthill, Armadale and Livingston. The final game of August is an East Region Cup tie against Lochgelly. Dates and more details will follow.

The Whitburn squad are available to sponsor. Please contact Ann Haddow at annhaddie@yahoo.com if interested.

Whitburn Chvrches sponsored away shirts are now available for sale!

These highly sought after shirts are now available for sale by clicking on the strip or here.

They cost £40 plus postage and packing. If you are local they can be bought directly from Ann Haddow - please contact her if interested on 07917 753017.

Use of Central Park

Any local community group who wishes to use Central park and its facilities should contact club secretary Ann Haddow in the first instance on 07917 753017.

Whitburn's new home and away strip

Karma and West End Fryers are the co-sponsors of Whitburn's new home strip

Back row (L to R): M Russell, Graham(Coach), Haddow(Kit), Tinning, Duncan, Boyle, Hamilton, Forrest, D Russell, Brass, Wilsdon, Liddell, Taylor, Thomson, Bolam(Coach), Gilmour(Physio)

Front row (L to R): Taylor(GK Coach), Griffin, Nicol, Comrie, Tomaszewski, McQuillan, Henderson, Doherty, Docherty

Churches are the sponsors of Whitburn' s new away strip:

Saturday 17 August, kick off 14:30
League
Armadale v Whitburn

Saturday 24 August, kick off 14:30
League
Whitburn v Livingston

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

7 9 11 18

There were no winners of the 450 prize.

Next week : 500


Whitburn Squad 2018/9

Here is a picture of the squad for this season.

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 2019/2020
Acrafab AFA Fire & Security 
Allanwater Homes Ayrton Veterinary Hospital
Bannatyne Ltd Bellway Homes
Best-One Scott Brown
 Browning Funeral Sevices Cabin Fever Graphics
Cappers Group Ltd. CM Opticians
Connell's Cafe Core Drilling Contractors Ltd.
The Cross Tavern DC Music
Diona
The Garage

Hardhill Travel

Howden Joinery
Fiona Hyslop MSP
JSK Construction
Livingstons the Butchers
MG Entertainments
Murphy Transport 
NJM Studio 
Orchard Timber
Rocksoff Gravel
Mr.Singh ( Keystore)
Sneddons Solicitors
Spence Insurance
TC Joiners & Builders
Tony's Fish Bar
Tyres, Rims and Trims
Wallace Opticians
West End Fryer
Whitburn Cosmetic Dental Clinic

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