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  Last updated 14 March 2020

No more matches till further notice

As everyone probably knows by now, all football in the country is suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Whitburn convincingly beat league leaders Livingston

Whitburn avenged their defeat earlier in the season at rain soaked Livingston with a competent 3-1 win in which they were seldom troubled even when they went down to 10 men with 15 minutes to play. That said in the third minute a pacy looking right winger Ewan Sutherland hit the side netting from a wide position and a good free kick on the quarter hour by Etan Anderson which Dougie Horne got down well to parry away suggested that  this could a challenging game. After this though, Whitburn started to dominate and took the lead in the 19th minute when Darren Liddell beat his man wide right and put in a great cross which Andy Mochan headed in at the back post. On the half hour Scott Watson hit what looked to be a high up and under but the wind caught it and keeper Stuart Gillsepie was forced to push over the bar. 8 minutes later a fantastic flowing move ended in a diagonal from the right which Iain Griffin met beautifully to slot past the advancing Gillespie. Just 2 minutes later it was 3 when Reece Duncan fired a penalty into the bottom left hand corner after Watson had been upended in the box. In added time Andy McQuillan, returning to Central Park put in a great free kick which Jamie McNeish headed just past the post. The second half was much less eventful as Whitburn seemed content to hold Livingston at bay whilst not creating much themselves. Midway through the half Anderson gave Livi a little hope as he headed in a Sutherland short corner – a corner that was needlessly given away it has to be said. The visitors tried to add to their tally but the home defence gave them hardly any other real chances. The only blot on the copybook was the sending off of Liddell with quarter of an hour to go but luckily it had no impact on the score that lifts Whitburn to third place.

New Strips

Whitburn have two new strips - JSK Construction are sponsoring the home strip whilst NJM Studio are sponsors of the the away one. They are shown below:

Many thanks to both sponsors!

Here is a team photo of the NJM strip recently worn at the game against Thornton.

The picture below shows the representatives from JSK at the hand over of their strip at the Pumpherston game

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 £25 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.

Saturday 7 March, kick off 14:30
Whitburn 3-1 Livingston

Scorers: Mochan, Griffin, Duncan

Saturday 14 March, kick off 14:30
V Tech SMT Ltd Fife and Lothians Cup
Harthill v Whitburn

The winning numbers for the Whitburn Lottery drawn on 7 March were :

3 6 15 18

There were no winners of the 1,050 prize.

Next week : 1,100

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. CDL
CM Opticians Connell's Cafe
Core Drilling Contractors Ltd. The Cross Tavern
DC Music

The Garage

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

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