Larkhall Thistle went into this game minus several key players and with three trialists as their only substitutes – but in the end came away with their fourth consecutive away win, a result that leaves them handily placed for a real promotion push.
Sad news, Brian Jack’s dad passed away last Thursday at the age of 52. Just to say that Brian and his family are in the thoughts of everyone at Larkhall Thistle at this sad time.
This year’s Christmas dance and cabaret has been changed to Friday 27th December as the original act that was booked cancelled. We have managed to get Des Dee as a replacement, Des played the club in October and was first class.
Thistle came from two goals down to turn this fixture around and come away from Possil with a hard-fought win. Spaniard David Agulera Garcia made his full debut and showed why he is highly regarded at the club.
Thistle produced a performance of grit and determination to emerge from this Scottish Cup tie with a win against the odds. The Jags had been 100/30 outsiders in the per-match betting but were the equal of their higher league opponents in every department.
Tomorrow’s Scottish Cup tie in Aberdeen against Banks o’ Dee is definitely on. The weather in Aberdeen is milder than the Central belt and they play on an artificial pitch so the game goes ahead.
Kick off is 1:45 and a reminder that the bus leaves at 7:30am.
Thistle produced their best performance of the season to come from a goal down and a man down to beat second top Neilston at Gasworks Park today. The desire, commitment and effort of the ten men meant that there was only ever going to be one winner in this keenly contested match.
Thistle travel to Aberdeen to play Banks o’ Dee in the Scottish Cup on Saturday 23rd November and there are still 9 seats available on the bus. The cost is £15 and the details are as follows:
Bus leaves Thistle club house at 7:30am, stopping at Luncarty FC at 9:00am for an hour for breakfast.
Bus leaves Aberdeen at 5:30pm
Note kick off for this game is 1:45 and not 2:30 as previously stated.
Thistle went to Govan and had most of the pressure and most of the chances in an open game but in the end left with nothing to show for their visit. The Jags stayed in seventh place in the league despite the defeat, primarily because Benburb didn’t play.
Anyone interested in travelling to Aberdeen on 23rd November for Scottish Cup tie please contact Hugh Kerr on 0774683547 or Chris Lenson on 07878468937.
Departure time still to be confirmed, will depend on whether we decide to stop on way up. Cost of bus will be £15.