2013–14 Lowland Football League

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Lowland League
Season 2013–14
Champions Spartans
Matches played 132
Goals scored 504 (3.82 per match)
Biggest home win Spartans 11–2 Selkirk
(7 December 2013)
Biggest away win Preston Athletic 2–9 Whitehill Welfare
(19 October 2013)
Highest scoring Spartans 11–2 Selkirk
(7 December 2013)

The 2013–14 Lowland League, is the 1st season of the Lowland Football League. The league championship was won by Spartans.[1] Despite being integrated into the pyramid system, it was agreed as part of league restructuring that the inaugural victor would not compete for a place in the SPFL.

Teams[edit]

Team Location Home ground Capacity Ref.
Dalbeattie Star Dalbeattie Islecroft Stadium 3,500 [2]
East Kilbride East Kilbride K Park Training Academy 400 [3]
Edinburgh City Edinburgh Meadowbank Stadium 16,500 [4]
Gala Fairydean Rovers Galashiels Netherdale 4,000 [5]
Gretna 2008 Gretna Raydale Park 2,200 [6]
Preston Athletic Prestonpans Pennypit Park 4,000 [7]
Selkirk Selkirk Yarrow Park 1,162 [8]
Spartans Edinburgh Ainslie Park 3,000 [9]
Stirling University Stirling Forthbank Stadium 3,808 [10]
Threave Rovers Castle Douglas Meadow Park 1,500 [11]
Vale of Leithen Innerleithen Victoria Park 1,500 [12]
Whitehill Welfare Rosewell Ferguson Park 2,614 [13]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Spartans (C) 22 15 4 3 57 16 +41 49
2 Stirling University 22 14 3 5 48 26 +22 45
3 Dalbeattie Star 22 11 7 4 59 34 +25 40
4 Whitehill Welfare 22 12 3 7 54 36 +18 39
5 Edinburgh City 22 12 1 9 49 32 +17 37
6 Vale of Leithen 22 11 3 8 41 43 −2 36
7 Gretna 2008 22 8 7 7 40 33 +7 31
8 East Kilbride 22 8 4 10 28 31 −3 28
9 Preston Athletic 22 7 3 12 40 53 −13 24
10 Gala Fairydean Rovers 22 7 2 13 46 63 −17 23
11 Threave Rovers 22 4 5 13 22 53 −31 17
12 Selkirk 22 1 2 19 20 85 −65 5

Updated to games played on 26 May 2014.
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

Home ╲ Away[1] DBS EKB EDC GFR G08 PRA SEL SPA SLU THR VOL WHW
Dalbeattie Star 2–0 0–1 4–1 1–1 3–3 9–1 2–2 3–3 0–0 4–0 1–5
East Kilbride 0–3 1–3 2–3 1–1 2–0 4–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–0
Edinburgh City 2–1 0–1 4–1 1–5 4–1 4–0 0–1 1–0 0–2 7–2 5–1
Gala Fairydean Rovers 1–4 0–1 3–3 2–6 1–4 6–3 0–3 1–4 4–0 2–3 3–0
Gretna 2008 3–3 3–2 2–1 1–2 1–1 5–0 0–3 0–1 0–3 2–3 1–1
Preston Athletic 3–4 1–2 2–1 5–2 0–2 3–1 2–1 1–3 3–0 1–2 2–9
Selkirk 2–4 0–3 1–3 0–3 0–4 1–3 0–3 1–5 1–1 1–3 3–6
Spartans 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 4–0 4–0 11–2 2–1 4–0 1–1 2–0
Stirling University 0–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 0–0 3–2 3–0 3–2 2–0 4–1 0–2
Threave Rovers 1–4 1–0 0–5 4–5 0–1 2–2 0–0 1–3 1–4 2–1 2–5
Vale of Leithen 2–1 3–3 1–2 4–1 2–0 2–0 3–1 0–5 2–3 4–0 0–2
Whitehill Welfare 2–4 4–1 3–1 4–2 2–2 3–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 4–1 1–1

Updated to games played on 26 May 2014.
Source: BBC Sport
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spartans win first Scottish Lowland League title". BBC Sport. BBC. 19 April 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Dalbeattie Star, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  3. ^ East Kilbride, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  4. ^ Edinburgh City, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  5. ^ Gala Fairydean Rovers, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  6. ^ Gretna 2008, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  7. ^ Preston Athletic, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  8. ^ Selkirk, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  9. ^ Spartans, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  10. ^ Stirling University, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  11. ^ Threave Rovers, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  12. ^ Vale of Leithen, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  13. ^ Whitehill Welfare, nonleaguescotland.org.uk, Retrieved 10 August 2013.