Larkhall Thistle v Shettleston 2nd March 2014

Brown and Canning scrap for the ball
Thistle produced a spirited return to form against a good Shettleston team today and were desperately unlucky not to take something from a game that they had fought so hard to get back into.

See full match report of Thistle v Shettleston here

Jags to face Lesmahagow next Saturday

Larkhall Thistle’s next home game will be against local rivals Lesmahagow in the Central League First Division on Saturday, 2nd February. We were due to play Shettleston but their Scottish Cup replay takes priority so we will be on league duty instead of playing in the Central Cup.

This is a vital game for Thistle in the push for promotion and also to make up for the defeat in the corresponding fixture at the Gow in September. See match report of Lesmahagow v Larkhall Thistle

Most people with Jags interests would consider the 6-3 loss at their park to be the poorest performance of the season so far. It was a game that was riddled with individual errors and to be honest a bit of a shock result in light of the fact that we were top of the league at the time and had just beaten leaders Greenock 5-2 to do so.

St Anthony’s narrow 3-2 win against bottom club East Kilbride has seen them leapfrog us again into second place but Lesmahagow are no mugs themselves, sitting handily placed in fifth with games in hand.

It’s a 2:00pm kick off so come along and support the Jags in their promotion push. Admission is £4 for adults and £2 for concessions. Any visitors not sure where the park is can find directions here.

 

 

 

Central League Cup draw

Larkhall Thistle have been drawn to play Shettleston at home in the first round of the Euro Engineering Central League Cup. There are 39 teams involved so there are seven games in Round 1, leaving 32 teams in Round 2. The draw for the second round has also been made and the Jags will travel to play St Roch’s if they get through. Dates for the ties have yet to be decided.

Match Preview: Larkhall Thistle v Shettleston

After having completed the double against St Anthony’s last time out, we will be hoping to do so again today. We won the opening league game of the season at Greenfield Park 1-0 and another result like that would do very nicely.

With the weather taking its toll on fixtures throughout the Central region in the last few weeks it is a minor victory in itself just to get the game on today and raise some much needed revenue for the club.

Shettleston have been having a tough time of it this season but as we have found out there are no easy fixtures in this league and today once again we will be expecting a hard game.

Forthcoming Fixtures

The fixtures are out for the next four games, weather permitting of course.

8th December
East Kilbride Thistle v Larkhall Thistle

15th December
Larkhall Thistle v Shettleston

22nd December
Larkhall Thistle v Port Glasgow Juniors

29th December
BENBURB v Larkhall Thistle **

** Note this fixture has been changed due to Port Glasgow’s facitity being closed for the Christmas period.

 

All kick off times 1:45pm