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  Last updated 25/3/17

Whitburn drop another 2 points

Another good performance by Whitburn today which ended in a disappointing draw as they controlled much of the game and had more chances than Dalkeith. They took the lead early on when Andy Thomson got through on goal and fired an unstoppable shot beyond James Mcqueen. On the half hour James Redpath equalised with a free kick after what looked to be a soft award on the edge of the box. Thomson was seemingly fouled in the box early in the second half whilst driving towards the byeline but astonishingly the referee yellow carded him for a dive! Just two minutes after he gave Whitburn the lead again when he fired home from a tight angle on the left. Again Whitburn couldn't keep the lead and Bruce Mclean got free in the box with 12 minutes to go and fired his team level. With 10 minutes to go the red mist descended on Lewis Milton when he pushed an opponent to the ground and he saw red. Fortunately Dalkeith were unable to take advantage and it was Whitburn who twice almost regained the lead when a James Mcateer shot almost squirmed through Mcqueen and then a Dewi Taylor header was pushed over the bar by him. Amazingly, the referee seemed to miss that one as well because he awarded a bye kick. The gap to St Andrews and safety remains 9 points as they also drew. Whitburn have 6 games in hand over them but will need to start converting these leads to victories if they are going to overtake the Fife team. Match report.

Whitburn fund raising

The Supporters' Club charity shop which was open recently, raised the magnificent sum of £1,580.68! Many thanks to all who cotributed to this fantastic effort.

There will be a cabaret event in Whitburn Junior Social Club on Friday 28th April from 7:30 till midnight featuring singer Ross Mitchell. Ross will be playing two sets and is well known for his tribute act to Ed Sheeren. Tickets are available at a cost of £5.

Saturday 25 March, kick off 2:30
League
Whitburn 2-2 Dalkeith
Scorers: Thomson(2)

Saturday 1 April, kick off 2:30
League
Bathgate v Whitburn

 

The winning numbers for the Whitburn Lottery drawn on 18 March were :

1 5 10 19

There were no winners of the 350 prize.

Next week : 400.

Supporters Club News

The date of the next supporters' meeting is Monday 20th  March in the Social Club at 8 pm. 

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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