Scottish Junior Football East Region South Division

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Scottish Junior Football East Region South Division
Country  Scotland
Founded 2006
Number of teams 14
Promotion to East Premier League
Relegation to no relegation
Domestic cup(s) Scottish Junior Cup
Current champions Edinburgh United
(2013–14)
Website SJFA East Region

The Scottish Junior Football East Region South Division is a third-tier division of the East Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association.

The league came into existence in time for the 2006–07 season, replacing the older regional setup (see here). It was expanded for the start of the 2013–14 season by absorbing the more southerly clubs from the dissolved East Region Central Division as part of league reconstruction the in East Region.[1]

Member clubs for the 2014–15 season[edit]

Club Location Home Ground Finishing position 2013–14
Blackburn United Blackburn New Murrayfield Park 3rd
Crossgates Primrose Crossgates Humbug Park 13th
Dunbar United Dunbar New Countess Park 6th
Falkirk Juniors Grangemouth Grangemouth Stadium 7th
Haddington Athletic Haddington Millfield Park 4th
Harthill Royal Harthill Gibbshill Park 14th
Livingston United Livingston Station Park East Premier League, 14th
Lochgelly Albert Lochgelly Gardiners Park 9th
Pumpherston Pumpherston Recreation Park East Premier League, 16th
Rosyth Rosyth Recreation Park 12th
Stoneyburn Stoneyburn Beechwood Park 11th
Tranent Tranent Foresters Park 8th
West Calder United West Calder Hermand Park 10th
Whitburn Whitburn Central Park 5th

2006–07[edit]

Newtongrange Star won the 2006–07 championship and were promoted to the Premier League. No team from the Premier League has replaced Newtongrange (due to geographical reasons)

2007–08[edit]

Fauldhouse United won the 2007–08 championship and were promoted to the Premier League. They will be replaced by Armadale Thistle.

2008–09[edit]

Armadale Thistle won the 2008–09 championship and were promoted to the Premier League. None of the Premier Division teams relegated in this season will replace Armadale (due to geography). However, a bid by Spartans FC to admit their second XI into the Scottish Junior Football Association was accepted at AGM and this team will be a member of the South Division for season 2009–10.

2009–10[edit]

Broxburn Athletic won the 2009–10 championship and were promoted to the Premier League. They will be replaced by Fauldhouse United who were among the three teams relegated from the Premier League.

2010–11[edit]

Sauchie won the 2010–11 championship and were promoted to the Premier League. They will be replaced by Whitburn who were among the three teams relegated from the Premier League. A bid by Falkirk Juniors, a newly formed team playing out of Grangemouth Stadium, for membership of the Scottish Junior Football Association was accepted at AGM and this team will be a member of the South Division for season 2011–12.

2011–12[edit]

Dalkeith Thistle won the 2011–12 championship and were promoted to the Premier League. Arniston Rangers were relegated from the Premier League.

2012–13[edit]

Four promotion places were available this season as a result of East Region league reconstruction. Fauldhouse United won the 2012–13 championship and were promoted to the Premier League along with Pumpherston, Livingston United and Arniston Rangers.

2013–14[edit]

Edinburgh United won the 2013–14 championship and were promoted to the Premier League along with runners-up Dundonald Bluebell. Livingston United and Pumpherston were relegated from the Premier League and placed in the South Division for the 2014–15 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Junior Football – PA Friday June 22". Perthshire Advertiser. 22 June 2012. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 

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