Cup and league action for local East of Scotland League sides

Local East of Scotland side are in league and cup action this weekend.

By Paul McCabe
Thursday, 19th May 2022, 9:00 am
Thornton Hibs drew with Rosyth last weekend.
Thornton Hibs drew with Rosyth last weekend.

Two of the teams – Burntisland Shipyard and Kirkcaldy and Dysart – find themselves with Friday night fixtures, both games kicking off at 7.30pm.

Shippy, fresh from their 3-1 away win over Lochore Welfare last time out, have another away match to contend with.

This time manager Dave Costello will take his men to Luncarty in the Conference B clash where they will attempt to close the gap between the two sides.

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The Perth and Kinross currently sit in fourth place in the league table, five points and two places above Burntisland.

Kirkcaldy also find themselves on their travels as they take on Linlithgow Rose in the second round of the League Cup.

It will be a tough tie as the Rose are currently flying high sat in third spot in the Premier Division.

K&D return to league action next Wednesday night with yet another away fixture, when they face off against Ormiston. Kick off is at 7.30pm.

Thornton Hibs join Shippy and Kirkcaldy on the road with a League Cup Group A match on Saturday against fellow Conference A side, Tweedmouth Rangers. KO at 2.30pm.

Dundonald Bluebell’s season came to an end last weekend as they lost 4-1 at home to Hill of Beath Hawthorn in the Premier Division.

Bluebell ended the campaign with a seventh placed finish, first place going to Tranent Juniors who pipped Penicuik Athletic for the title.