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What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

One of the lucky ones, sports writer Ian MacLean is the only member of the Johnston Press Weeklies Sport department to follow Scotland at a World Cup.
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Striker Kevin Watt is leaving Rob Roy to join Linlithgow Rose

Rob Roy boss Maxwell looks to replace key departures

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy boss Stewart Maxwell admitted his side will face a period of transition as he looks to reshape his squad.

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Rob Roy boss Stewart Maxwell shows his appreciation for the club supporters after the final home match of the season against Glenafton

Manager Maxwell is Rob Roy through and through

Rob Roy boss Stewart Maxwell this week hailed his club’s supporters for their backing throughout a difficult season for the Kirkintilloch club.

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Steven Seaton puts Rossvale in front (pic by Helen Templeton/@dibsy_)

Semi-final heartbreak for Rossvale against Petershill

Rossvale rounded off their season by taking hosts Petershill all the way to penalties in their Evening Times Cup semi-final on Saturday.

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Willie Sawyers takes on a Glenafton defender (pic by Scott Wilson)

Late double secures top six finish for Rob Roy

Rob Roy made sure of a top six finish with a fine win over outgoing champions Glenafton at Guy’s Meadow on Saturday, writes Neil Anderson.

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Rob Roy beat Kilwinning on Saturday despite a seriously depleted squad.

Rob Roy boss struggling to field team in remaining fixtures

Rob Roy are running out of players as they struggle to complete a season which is threatening to drag on into mid-June.

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Stephen McGladrigan tries to find a way through for Rossvale (pic by Helen Templeton/@dibsy_)

Rossvale hopes of cup glory ended by early Perthshire double

Rossvale bowed out of the Central League Cup with a disappointing defeat at the hands of Glasgow Perthshire at Huntershill on Saturday.

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Rob Roy enjoyed a fine win over Kilwinning in the Guy's Meadow sunshine (pic by Scott Wilson).

Rob Roy back to winning ways against title chasing Gers

Rob Roy returned to winning ways with a fine performance which ended any faint Kilwinning Rangers title challenge.

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The four divisions have seen an increase in footfall. Picture: Alan Murray

Surge in football attendances at SPFL grounds

More people than ever before are watching Scottish football.

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Greg Fernie and Rossvale earned a vital three points at Lesmahagow (pic by Helen Templeton/@dibsy_)

Promotion chasing Rossvale grind out vital win at Lesmahagow

Rossvale moved a step closer to promotion as they ground out a narrow win away to Central First Division strugglers Lesmahagow on Saturday.

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Sponsor Dougie McLachlan presented the Supporters' man of the Match trophy, kindly donated by Roddy the Dog Walker, at the end of the game to Kevin Watt.

Injury-hit Kirkintilloch Rob Roy beaten by Pollok

Second half defensive errors cost Rob Roy dearly as injuries took their toll on an already depleted squad at Newlandsfield, writes Neil Anderson.

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Stephen McGladrigan and Rossvale draw a blank at Wishaw (archive pic)

Rossvale back on top after goalless draw at Wishaw

Rossvale went back to the top of the Central First Division despite being held to a goalless draw at Wishaw on Wednesday evening.

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Rob Roy beat Arthurlie by the odd goal in five

Rob Roy back on winning track with Arthurlie victory

Rob Roy returned to winning ways with a 3-2 success over a battling Arthurlie side on Wednesday night.

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Rob Roy were beaten at Clydebank (pic by Neil Anderson)

Clydebank punish Rob Roy for not taking chances

Failure to convert their chances cost Rob Roy dear once again as they went down 3-1 at Clydebank on Monday night.

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Keeper Jamie Donnelly's heroics helped Rossvale earn a draw at Neilston (pic by Helen Templeton/@dibsy_)

Rossvale clash with title rivals Neilston ends all square

A brilliant strike from captain Jamie Hunter and a fantastic penalty save from Jamie Donnelly earned leaders Rossvale a 1-1 draw and a valuable point from their trip to title rivals Neilston on Saturday.

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Rob Roy were forced to settle for a point in the sunshine at Girvan (pic by Neil Anderson).

Last gasp goal denies Rob Roy victory at Girvan

Rob Roy were made to pay for their profligacy in front of goal as Girvan snatched a dramatic equaliser in the final seconds.

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Rob Roy striker Willie Sawyers is likely to miss the rest of the season after suffering a thigh injury in training.

Fixture backlog piling up for frustrated Rob Roy boss

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy’s fixture backlog is continuing to pile up after they were hit by yet another postponement on Saturday.

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Rossvale took on Forth in unfamiliar indoor surroundings at Ravenscraig (pic by Elaine Robertson)

Rossvale put five past Forth to increase league lead

Rossvale moved four points clear at the top of the Central First Division table with a comfortable win over lowly Forth Wanderers.

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Kirk Forbes played a key role in Rossvale's win over Lesmahagow.

Rossvale cruise past Lesmahagow in Central League Cup

Rossvale moved safely into the third round of the Central League Cup with a comfortable win over First Division rivals Lesmahagow.

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