Over 35’s: Coach Wanted

The S.F.A. South East Region will again be running a summer league running from April through to September. Matches will be played on Friday night’s with fixtures expected to take place every 2nd week. The club are looking for a head coach and committee to run the side. Matches will have rolling subs and will […]

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Just for Jayden: Charity Bootcamp Sunday 13th July

Jayden, a younger brother of one of our 2005 players is suffering from a rare form of cancer. As a community focused club the Community Club have decided to aid Jayden’s family in any way we can. This begins on Sunday the 13th July with a charity boot camp at the Meadow Park in Bathgate. The camp will […]

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First Defeat for the Old Boys

Match Day 3 – A lesson The much awaited first home game for Bathgate Thistles 35’s saw the visit of Edinburgh’s Peffermill. The 7pm kick off was our first challenge as Meikle and Abdou rocked up with seconds to spare while Paul Constanza happily announced he was late due to ironing a shirt! As the […]

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35s: Old Boys Go Top

Edinburgh Caledonian Legends 1 – Bathgate Thistle 5 Match Day 2….Edinburgh Caledonian Legends Away. Destination Meggatland may sound like something from Toy Story but local resident Ged ‘Buzz Lightyear’ O’Hara assured us it was a cracking venue for match day 2. Two weeks prior, manager Mark Whelen’s concern was to pick a winning team from […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the 2nd Annual General Meeting of Bathgate Thistle Community Football Club will be held at the Creamery Park, Bathgate at 6:00 pm on Sunday 22 June. Any queries should be directed to Community Club Secretary at james@bathgatethistlecfc.com

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o35s: Winning Start

The words we’re away to Murieston must have cropped up at least a dozen times in the build up to the league opener. Friday 9th May 2014 made that the bakers dozen. And speaking of pies, Bathgate Thistle’s manager Mark “Winston” Whelan rustled together the right ingredients for a winning start to our maiden campaign. […]

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Reminder! Audit of Club Numbers and Facilities Information

A Reminder A quick reminder to those clubs who have yet to complete the audit sheets. This information is vital in order for us to complete our 5 year plan. All teams should have completed this withouth exception. If you are a team secretary and you have yet to receive the audit sheet or have […]

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35s: Victory in First Match

Manager Mark Whelan took his new side to Albyn Park Broxburn for the 35’s historic first match. Broxburn had played in last season inaugural 35’s season so it would be an interesting test for the Bathgate boys. Muks had around 18 players/bodies to choose from which put him in a bit of sweat. The Bear […]

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New Weekly Soccer School

The club are delighted to announce that tomorrow evening, Friday 25th of April from 6:30pm till 7:30pm, at the Creamery Park Bathgate we will be launching a weekly Soccer School. The School will be open to boys and girls of all ages and abilities. Kids will be split into their relevant age group and assigned […]

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New Boots & Old Legs

Friday March 14th saw the first “training” session for Bathgate Thistle Over 35’s summer league team. The gale force winds were barely audible due to the creaking of bones at Armadale Academy’s 3G pitch as the 35’s rolled back the years entertaining the crowd, Bishop and Wee Declan O’Hara, with an array of unintentional nutmegs, […]

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