2017–18 North Superleague

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
McBookie.com Superleague
Season 2017–18
Champions Banks O' Dee
Relegated Banchory St. Ternan
Inverness City
Matches played 182
Goals scored 669 (3.68 per match)

The 2017–18 North Superleague is the seventeenth staging of the North Superleague, the highest tier of league competition in the North Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association. The winners of this competition are eligible to enter the 2018–19 Scottish Cup.

Member clubs for the 2017–18 season[edit]

Banks O' Dee are the reigning champions.

North First Division (East) champions Ellon United were promoted to the Superleague, however the West champions Spey Valley United declined promotion.[1][2] An extra play-off spot would decide promotion/relegation. This spots would between North Superleague Clubs Dufftown and Buckie Rovers and in the North First Division (West) and (East) runners up Sunnybank and Montrose Roselea respectively. Dufftown defeated Sunnybank 3–2 to retain their Superleague place while Montrose Roselea were promoted after a 5–0 win over Buckie Rovers played at Colony Park.[3][4]

Club Location Ground Manager Finishing position 2016–17
Banchory St. Ternan Crathes Milton Park Steve Scott[5] 9th
Banks O' Dee Aberdeen Spain Park Tommy Forbes & Sandy McNaughton 1st
Colony Park Inverurie Colony Park Richard Davidson 7th
Culter Peterculter Crombie Park Duncan Ord 3rd
Dufftown Dufftown Westburn Park Michael Morrison 12th
Dyce Juniors Dyce Ian Mair Park Mike McKenzie & Murray Rattray 2nd
Ellon United Ellon The Meadows Steven Main North First Division (East) 1st
Hall Russell United Bridge of Don Denmore Park John Carroll 5th
Hermes Bridge of Don Uniconn Park Neil Dawson 8th
Inverness City Inverness Lister Park Jordan MacDonald 10th
Maud Maud Maud Pleasure Park Allan Hale 11th
Montrose Roselea Montrose Broomfield Park James Collier North First Division (West) 2nd
Newburgh Thistle Newburgh Gallowshill Park Lewis Muirhead 6th
Stonehaven Stonehaven Glenury Park Ian Esslemont 4th


League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Banks O' Dee (C) 26 22 3 1 81 22 +59 69 Qualification for 2018–19 Scottish Cup
2 Hermes 26 14 8 4 68 41 +27 50
3 Dyce Juniors 26 13 6 7 57 38 +19 45
4 Culter 26 14 2 10 52 40 +12 44
5 Ellon United 26 12 3 11 41 41 0 39
6 Maud 26 11 3 12 45 56 −11 36
7 Montrose Roselea 26 9 8 9 36 31 +5 35
8 Dufftown 26 11 2 13 50 57 −7 35
9 Stonehaven 26 8 8 10 50 55 −5 32
10 Hall Russell United 26 8 7 11 29 41 −12 31
11 Colony Park 26 8 5 13 43 63 −20 29
12 Newburgh Thistle (O) 26 7 6 13 45 49 −4 27 Qualification for North Region League play-off
13 Banchory St. Ternan (R) 26 6 4 16 41 71 −30 22 Relegation to North First Division
14 Inverness City (R) 26 5 3 18 31 74 −43 18

Updated to games played on 28 June 2018.
Source: North Region JFA
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] BST BOD COL CUL DUF DYC ELL HRU HER IVC MAU MON NEW SHV
Banchory St. Ternan 1–2 3–4 2–5 2–1 2–2 2–2 2–3 0–2 3–2 1–4 1–2 2–2
Banks O' Dee 10–0 5–0 2–1 6–1 0–2 3–0 5–0 3–0 4–1 1–0 3–2 5–2
Colony Park 1–3 1–3 0–4 3–2 1–5 0–5 1–1 0–4 2–1 0–2 1–3 0–6
Culter 0–2 3–1 4–2 2–0 4–0 0–0 1–0 0–1
Dufftown 3–1 1–6 2–5 1–3 1–2 1–3
Dyce Juniors 5–3 0–0 1–2 3–1 1–2 2–2 2–4 2–3 4–1 2–0
Ellon United 2–2 0–3 3–2 2–1 0–3 0–1 3–1 2–3 1–0 2–0 1–3 3–1
Hall Russell United 2–0 0–3 0–3 1–0 0–3 1–2 3–4 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–1
Hermes 3–1 3–4 2–2 4–0 2–2 3–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 2–1 1–3 3–1
Inverness City 1–2 1–4 0–4 0–2 0–5 0–1 0–0 1–4 1–2 0–5 2–1 1–1
Maud 4–1 2–3 0–4 2–5 0–1 2–0 2–1 3–7 1–2 3–4
Montrose Roselea 4–1 1–1 0–0 2–4 1–2 1–2 1–2 2–0 0–4 1–2 2–2 1–1
Newburgh Thistle 0–1 2–2 2–2 2–5 2–2 2–3 4–2 2–3 1–2
Stonehaven 2–0 1–2 3–2 1–4 3–3 3–1 3–3 1–1

Updated to games played on 28 April 2018.
Source: North Region JFA
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Superleague play-offs[edit]

Semi Final[edit]

Sunnybank1 – 0Deveronside
Burnett Goal Report
Davidson Park, Longside

Final[edit]

Newburgh Thistle1 – 1Sunnybank
Goal Report Youngson Goal
Penalties
6 – 5
Gallowshill Park, Newburgh

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Champions: Ellon United bounce back into Superleague as First Division East title winners". www.ellontimes.co.uk. 19 April 2017. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  2. ^ Easton, Richard. "North Junior FA Statement on promotion and relegation from the McBookie.com Superleague - North Region Junior Football League". www.northregionjfa.co.uk. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  3. ^ Easton, Richard. "Montrose Roselea reach the Superleague - North Region Junior Football League". www.northregionjfa.co.uk. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Dufftown preserve top flight status". www.pressreader.com. Press & Journal. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Dee's cup romance lives as Shearer bids to stop Selkirk". Press & Journal (Moray). Press Reader. 13 October 2017. Retrieved 19 November 2017.