Glenrothes needing to star when ‘Grange pay a visit

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GLENROTHES need to start picking up more points if they are to make the step-up to the top flight at the end of the season.

The Warout Stadium team drew a blank at Tayport on Saturday, putting a further question mark over their promotion prospects, although the cloud had a silver lining in that East Premier League leaders, Penicuik Athletic, were unable to extend their advantage as they lost, surprisingly, to back markers Downfield 2-0.

Glens entertain Newtowngrange Star on Saturday coming and a victory is badly needed.

Thornton Hibs lost 4-1 at Steelend Vics in the East Central League, Lee White getting their only goal in a match which saw the hosts’ Andy Watt net a hat-trick and also provide and assist for the one goal he didn’t score.

The Memorial Park team take a break from league action on Saturday when they welcome Edinburgh team Spartans in the Fife and Lothians Cup second round.

Match Reports: See page 31.