Milton 98's vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

FIGHTING JAGS BRAVE IN DEFEAT MILTON 98’s FC 7 (2) v (0) 1 BATHGATE THISTLE CFC 24/11/2013 @ 3G Bannockburn High School. Cold, Dry and calm. In the cold light of day it sounds like another heavy defeat for the Jags but statistics don’t always fully tell a true story. The Jags more than held […]

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Murieston United vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

JAGS CONTINUE THEIR DOWNWARD SPIRAL. WLAYFC League 2013/14 Murieston Utd (W)    4    (2)      v      (0)     1     Bathgate Thistle CFC 17/11/2013 3G Bankton Mains Park, Livingston.  Bright sunny and cold. The Jags recent slump continued unabated as they fell to another comprehensive defeat to a fit and well organised Murie side who ran out comfortable winners […]

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Shotts YMCA vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

JAGS GUNNED DOWN BY SHARP SHOTTS. SHOTTS YMCA FC     2    (1)      v     (0)      0      Bathgate Thistle CFC WLAYFC County Cup 2nd Rd 10/11/2013 Calderhead High School, Shotts. 4G pitch weather benign and sunny. On a glorious autumn morning a strong Shotts team proved too good for a lacklustre Jags side who were outmuscled and out […]

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Salvesen CFC vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

CLICHES ABOUND IN JAGS EXIT Scottish Cup 3rd Round Forrester High School, Edinburgh. Salvesen lucked into the next round of the grail when they undeservedly mugged the Jags in extra-time after trailing for the majority of the match. In a match, which was spoilt as a spectacle by some intermittent atrocious weather, the Jags returned […]

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Bathgate Thistle 1998's vs Mid Calder Colts

UPBEAT JAGS DOUBLE THE COLTS WLAYFC U16 League The Jags completed their first league double of the season with an excellent win against a dour hard working Colts side at Armadale. With Coach Kelly unavailable, stand-in Hughes took charge and marshalled his side well with one eye on next week’s trip to Edinburgh. With a […]

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Broxburn Athletic Colts vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

JAGS BACK ON TRACK County Cup 1st Round, Stewartfield Park, Broxburn.   After last week’s derailment the Jags regained some of their early season composure with a welcome if unspectacular win against a stuffy Broxburn.  The defence resorted to their normal shape but the side in general was still hampered by various injuries. After a frantic opening […]

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Bathgate Thistle 1998's vs Cavalry Park FC

JAGS HIT FOR NINE Meadow Park, Bathgate.  6th October, 2013.  Pitch soft greasy surface. The eagerly anticipated contest between the two sides turned out to be a complete mis-match as the strong running, focussed, incisive and ultimately clinical Park side totally destroyed the Jags. Out of their depth or a bad day at the office, […]

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Bathgate Thistle 1998's vs Musselburgh Windsor B

DALTON AT THE DEATH U16’s Scottish Cup: Armadale Academy.  Sunday 29th September, 2013.  3G Beautiful weather. The agony and ecstasy of football was never more exemplified than in this game as the Jags who were cruising home at 3-1 up, lost two late goals only for the predatory instincts of Dalton to prevail and send […]

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Linlithgow Rose CFC vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

ROSE SHOWN NO MERCY WLAYFC U-16 League, Linlithgow Sports Centre, 22/09/13 On a beautiful autumn morning the Jags showed no mercy to a sadly understrength Rose side who showed commendable spirit but ultimately were ground down by the better team. With the Scottish Cup looming and a depleted Rose facing them Coach Kelly went for different […]

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Bathgate Thistle 1998's vs Blackburn United

JAGS STREAK CONTINUES UNABATED WLAYFC Under 16 League 15/09/2013 @ Meadow Park, Bathgate.  The Jags continued on their winning ways which sees them sit proudly at the top of the league after a sixth straight league victory over a stubborn Blackburn outfit. With the weather deteriorating rapidly the game was in some doubt beforehand but […]

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