A- A A+

CALL US NOW: 07885 549 173

EMAIL US: admin@lothiandisabilitysport.co.uk 

Lothian Disability Sport News

News & Updates from Lothian Disability Sport

Scottish FA School League - Match Day 4

Scottish FA School League - Match Day 4

 

 This season's 7-a-side league for school aged players with a learning disability drew to a close on Friday 15th May, with the finale bringing an extremely tense finish for two of the teams involved. 

The lead at the top of the league had swapped hands on a number of occasions between West Calder HS and Woodlands throughout the season and the scene was set for a gripping finish at Albyn Park, West Lothian.  The West Lothian and Edinburgh sides were tied at the top of the league with 21 points after 3 match days and the winners were decided in the very last match of the 2014/2015 season.  The atmosphere could have been cut with a knife during the opening 10 minutes of the match as both team knew that it was a 'winner takes all scenario' - and it was West Calder who took the lead, only to be pegged back immediately by Woodlands.  However, the teams were only level for a matter of minutes as the West Lothian side stamped their authority on the match and ran out 3-1 winners to take the match and the title.  Both teams, as winners and runners up, now qualify for the SFA/SDS National League Finals day, providing the opportunity to test themselves against teams from across the country.   

 

The match day and the league as a whole was played in an encouraging manner, with sportsmanship and friendly rivalry present throughout as the players got to know each other.  It was clear to see teams improving over the 4 match days and this was clear as Pilrig Park (Edinburgh) were able to push both Woodlands and West Calder on match day 3 before tiring and showing signs of inexperience against players who had been there before.  Drummond (Edinburgh) and Cedarbank (Cedarbank) made up the teams who competed this year and thanks goes out to all players and staff for attending fixtures across the four local authorities in Lothian. 

The league was, again, supported by Street Soccer and West Lothian College who were kind enough to provide referees for each of the fixtures.  Thanks is also extended to the Scottish FA who continue to support the league and provide the winners and runners up with the much coveted trophies and medals - prizes that will no doubt be keenly contested again next season. 

If you are interested in opportunities in football across the Lothian region, please get in touch on 0131 475 2364 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Interested in Goalball?
Lothian Track & Field Athletics Competition 2015

Related Posts

LDS News

This section will include all the latest news and updates on disability sport across the Lothian region - information on Regional and National events can be found in the Event Section of the website.

If you have exciting news you would like to share regarding disability sport in the Lothians, please get in touch on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Twitter Feed

New Post Tags

Disability Sport Swimming SDS Football Schools Events Calendar of Events Learning Disability Physical Disability Lothian Badminton Athletics Sensory Impairment East Lothian Grassroots Boccia Wheelchair Basketball Judo Midlothian West Lothian Edinburgh Leisure Bowls LSO Young People Adaptive Cycling Inclusive Regional Judo Scotland Paralympic Lothian Leopards enjoyleisure Regional Qualifier Cycling Dalkeith Miners Wheelchair Edinburgh Awards Lothian Disability Badminton Club Recruitment IPC Musselburgh Riding of the Marches ScottQuin National Championships Table Tennis National Special Olympics Carpet Bowls Hillend Sportshall Festival of Sport Coaching Sport Adapted Snowsports beach Disability Football School Sport Midlothian Snowsports Centre Disability Bowls Team GB Marathon Triathlon Powerchair Football Lothian Special Olympics DSUK Team Lothian Adaptive Bikes No Limits Maria Lyle Sports Festival Swim World Games 2015 Rugby Committee Murrayfield TT Club Mark Headden Trophy Wheelchair Tennis Bike Los Angeles Unified Rugby CarpetBowls Club Championships Blazing Saddles Tennis Scotland Run Medals Volunteer LDS Club of the Year Lawn Bowls SDS Academy TriathlonScotland Disability Snow Sport Diving Annual Awards Archery Lothian League Skiing Partnership World Record Goalball Aquatics Community Partnership Coach Mainstream Visually Impaired Inclusive Sport Lothian Disability Sport Athlete World Games Multi Sport Inter Area Test Match Gala Blind Clubs BNY Mellon LDBC Great Britain Volunteering Summer Camp Snowsports Livingston & District Dolphins The Yard Scottish Disability Sport Funding Grass Roots New tag SIMON

News Post Calendar

Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar

Our Partners

Sported
West Lothian Council
coec
elc
fabb
midlc
sds
sol
Previous Next