Season opener ends all square.
With so many players injured or unavailable for the trip to Berwick, having the U/20 squad proved invaluable for the Shipyard as several youngsters were in the pool for the journey to England and they did not let anyone down as they all made a contribution to the Shippy securing a well-deserved draw against hosts Tweedmouth Rangers. The new look Shipyard team had eight starters making their competitive debuts and a further three coming off the bench to make theirs too. Continue Reading
Burntisland Shipyard 3-1 Athletico Rosyth.
The Shipyard’s injury list lengthened after last night’s 3-1 friendly win over Athletico Rosyth. Yanni Iliopoulos had to visit hospital with a cut to his eye and Lewis McIntosh limped off with an ankle injury. The pair join Stevie Wilson, Conor Drury and Sean Malpas on the sidelines with all five likely to miss the trip to Tweedmouth on Saturday. Continue Reading
Burntisland Shipyard 1-4 Cupar Hearts.
Poor defending and passing up good chances is always a recipe for disaster and that is exactly what happened for the Shipyard on Saturday as they lost this feisty encounter 4-1 to Cupar Hearts. Continue Reading
Crossgates Primrose 2-1 Burntisland Shipyard.
The Shipyard continued their pre-season build up with a short trip up the road to face Crossgates at Humbug Park. Both teams had many new faces following summer overhauls, with the Shippy listing six players from their new U/20 set up in the nineteen man squad. Despite the poor weather conditions the teams produced a decent spectacle with plenty of chances at either end, with the hosts scoring two late headed goals to cancel out Lee Halpin’s fine lobbed effort in the first half. Continue Reading
Who can remember Saturday 16th September 2006? For those of you who don’t that was the date the last time the Shipyard were drawn at home in a Scottish Cup tie, it’s almost eleven years since Annan Athletic visited Burntisland for a Scottish Qualifying Cup (south) tie. Continue Reading
Burntisland Shipyard 2-2 Pumpherston Juniors.
The Shippy’s first friendly of the season ended in a two each draw as visitors Pumpherston came from two nil down to square the match. All the goals came in the first half as the Shipyard raced into a two goal lead thanks to strikes from Lee Halpin & Steven Wilson. Continue Reading