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In-form Montrose striker Johnston reaping the benefits of hard work

Montrose boss Stewart Petrie lavished praise on striker Craig Johnston who picked up the Ladbrokes League Two Player of the Month award for October.

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Scott Booth, now head coach of Glasgow City, believes change should be resisted at all levels of the Scotland set-up

Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Genetically modifying Scottish footballers isn’t what Scott Booth believes is required to alter the qualifying fortunes of the country. Change should be resisted on all levels in the Scotland set-up is the firm belief of the 22-times capped former SFA youth coach.

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Pairs prizewinners at Wigtown

McCubbin pair win pairs

Wigtown Bowling Club held its Open Pairs competition, sponsored by Jewson at the weekend. W

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Oliver Burke captained Scotland U20 to victory over Brazil at the Toulon Tournament in June. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Oliver Burke will join Scots U21 squad with a point to prove

It would be understandable if representing Scotland under-21s wasn’t uppermost in the mind of Oliver Burke right now. That, though, will be anything but the case according to Scot Gemmill, who will manage him at international level next month.

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Bonnyrigg Rose beat Rob Roy in last season's Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals

Draw made for first round of Scottish Junior Cup

The battle to land Scottish junior football's Blue Riband trophy gets under way next month.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Guy Learmonth made the decision to go back to the Borders after failing to make the the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Guy Learmonth takes step back to move forward

For readers d’un certain age, the arrival of the Victor on the newsagent’s shelves of a Friday afternoon signalled the availability of the latest instalment in the unlikely life of athletics’ great working-class hero. Alf Tupper, otherwise known as “The Tough of the Track”, was the outlier made good, working as a welder by day but burning off his running rivals the night before by rewarding himself with a healthy helping of fish and chips rather than a refreshing power shake.

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Richie Ramsay landed a place at the Open Championship with his second place finish in Ireland.

Ramsay aiming to keep up the momentum

Scotsman Richie Ramsay is aiming to build on his good recent form at this weekend's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

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Keith McAllister sports an anniverary shirt

‘Tradition is everything for Queen’s Park after 150 years’

Queen’s Park turn 150 years old today and the fan who has seen more of their 4,846 games than any other reckons he would stop watching them if they ever gave up their legendary amateur status.

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Mark McGhee is glad Wayne Rooney is not in the England squad

McGhee: Wayne Rooney's absence is no bad thing for Scotland

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee reckons Scotland could benefit from England not picking all time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney for this weekend’s Auld Enemy clash.

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Stuart Hogg poses for some snaps with the rest of the Lions squad on the steps of the plane

Scots can be pride of Lions

Scotland may be under represented in the British and Irish Lions squad this summer, but former Hawick standout Stuart Hogg is aiming to make as much noise as possible during the tour of New Zealand.

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Montrose Roselea reach Archibald Cup Final

Montrose Roselea reach Archibald Cup Final

Roselea looked to finish the season on a high as they reached the final of the Archibald Club with a home win against Aberdeen East End.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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Montrose man Nick Whitecross records world record bench press of 245.5kg

Montrose man Nick Whitecross records world record bench press of 245.5kg

Montrose man Nick Whitecross lifted himself into the record books when he bench pressed 245.5kg - the heaviest ever achieved in Scotland.

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SCOTTISH LEAGUE ONE PLAY OFFS'PETERHEAD V MONTROSE'(DUNCAN BROWN)''PETERHEAD'S LIAM GORDON AND MATTY SMITH GO HEAD TO HEAD

Montrose manager proud players despite loss

Montrose manager Stewart Petire insisted that he has no complaints with his players after their defeat to Peterhead in the Scottish League One play-offs.

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SCOTTISH LEAGUE ONE'PETERHEAD V ALLOA'(DUNCAN BROWN)''PETERHEAD'[S RORY MCALLISTER CELEBRATES HIS GOAL

Toon beat Montrose to set up Forfar showdown

The tension was high at Balmoor for the second leg of the League 1 relegation play-off after a 1-1 draw earlier in the week at Links Park.

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Allan Fleming made a stunning save late in the game.

Petrie: Montrose have a fighting chance in semi-final second leg

Stewart Petrie was glad his Montrose players gave themselves a fighting chance in Saturday’s play-off semi-final second leg at Peterhead.

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