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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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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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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Mid Calder Colts vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

DWYER SPARKLES IN THE SUN Gala Park, Mid Calder.  Sunday 8th September, 2013. With suspensions and injuries kicking in, Coach Kelly was forced to tweak his starting line –up for the much anticipated clash with Mid Calder.  It certainly paid dividends with a sparkling debut hat-trick from Dwyer, a brave display by Armitage and an […]

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Bathgate Thistle 1998's vs Armadale SC Colts

JAGS MOW DOWN BRAVE DALE Meadow Park, Bathgate.  29/08/2013.  Pitch bumpy and greasy with drizzle. A blistering drive into the top corner by Melrose to complete the Jags scoring was the highlight of a game dominated by Thistle’s intricate passing strategy against a plucky Armadale team. A combative opening spell was broken firstly by a […]

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Livingston Star United vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

Jags Subdue Bright Star Sunday 25th August, 2013. WLAYFC Season U-16 League Deans Primary School, Livingston. Benign conditions. On a lovely late summer Sunday morning the Jags gained their third straight league win in a week with an excellent display of team football against a stuffy and hardworking Star side. Coach Kelly again jiggled with […]

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Polbeth United vs Bathgate Thistle 1998's

POLBETH POLEAXED BY RAMPANT JAGS Limefield Park,  Polbeth      Thursday 22/08/2013  Calm bumpy pitch. The Jags continued their winning start with a comprehensive victory against a courageous Polbeth side who have improved greatly over the close season. Coach Kelly shuffled the pack to start 4 trialists, who didn’t disappoint,  once they had gelled and grabbed the […]

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Bathgate Thistle 1998's vs Whitburn FCA

JAGS DEFLATE WHITBURN ASPERATIONS Sunday 18th August, 2013.  WLAYFC U-16 League.  Meadow Park, Bathgate A bright new shiny team was unveiled in their bright new shiny strips as the Jags got off to a solid if unspectacular winning start.  With a swirling wind and a firm and bumpy pitch both sides got off to a […]

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