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United come out on top in six-goal thriller

Ellon United recorded a 5 –2 win over Newmachar United in their second round tie of The Dominos Pizza North Regional Cup on Saturday.

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Derby delight for United

Derby delight for United

A closely-fought encounter at North Lodge Park ended with a narrow win for the home side as Formartine saw off rivals Inverurie Locos.

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New kit for Newmachar

New kit for Newmachar

Newmachar United Football Club were this week presented with track-suit tops and bottoms for 27 boys by Greenwell Equipment.

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United beat Stoneywood in seven goal thriller

United beat Stoneywood in seven goal thriller

Ellon United squeezed past Stoneywood Parkvale 4 – 3 in their league game at The Meadows last weekend.

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Ellon’s walking footballers take part in ASV tournament

Ellon’s walking footballers take part in ASV tournament

Walking Footballers from Ellon recently took part in a tournament at Aberdeen Sports Village organised by the AFC community Trust.

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Another one bites the frost

Another one bites the frost

Formartine’s Breedons Cup Preliminary Round tie away to Strathspey was postponed at the weekend due to a frozen pitch at Seafield Park.

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Formartine retain 100% win record against Thistle

Formartine retain 100% win record against Thistle

This was one of those games where each side got the least they could reasonably have expected from it yet neither got as much as they had hoped.

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United go four points clear

United go four points clear

Ellon United recovered from their unfortunate defeat at Sunnybank to record a fine 3 – 0 win over East End at The Meadows last weekend.

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united keep eye on top spot

Ellon United kept the pressure on league leaders Sunnybank with a convincing 4-0 win away to Cruden Bay at the weekend, keeping their second clean sheet in a row.

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VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

Ahead of Friday’s big showdown between England and Scotland at Wembley, it’s time to delve into the past and revisit some classic England v Scotland drama.

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United set up home tie with League 2 Annan

United set up home tie with League 2 Annan

Formartine secured a home meeting with League 2 Annan Athletic in the Scottish Cup following an emphatic win over Banks O’ Dee.

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Hearts broken by United

Hearts broken by United

After their idle weekend Ellon United played their first competitive fixture against Buchanhaven Hearts for some time and recorded a 2 – 0 win.

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Hibernian's John McGinn, left, battles with St Mirren's Lawrence Shankland at Easter Road. Picture: Garry Williamson/SNS

Hibs’ Martin Boyle justifies Neil Lennon’s selection choice

If the recently sidelined Jason Cummings thought he had his work cut out trying to force his way back into manager Neil Lennon’s thinking prior to the weekend match, he could find it even tougher now.

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Hearts striker Conor Sammon shows his frustration against Kilmarnock. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Robbie Neilson backs strikers to end Hearts’ goal drought

Hearts manager Robbie 
Neilson is reminding all who will listen that scoring goals is tough. But even he could not have expected it to prove just as tricky as it has for his 
Tynecastle strikeforce.

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Andrew Shinnie is ready to push on after Hibs ended their run of five matches without a win. Picture: SNS.

Hibs’ Andrew Shinnie bids to pass test of character

When it comes to shedding the baggage of past failings, Hibs have proved themselves pretty adept in recent months. But that does not mean there was not a distinct sense of relief in the dressing room last weekend when they ended their run of five games without a win.

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Defender John Souttar, left, vies with Kilmarnock's Nathan Tyson during Hearts' midweek defeat at Rugby Park. Picture: SNS

Hearts must show character to bounce back from limp defeat

John Souttar understands that there are big demands at a club like Hearts and he is confident that his colleagues also know what is expected of them and have the character to deliver. That is despite the team passing up the opportunity to move into second spot in the Premiership table, with a flat, uninspiring performance against Kilmarnock on Wednesday.

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