Bathgate Thistle F.C.
|Full name||Bathgate Thistle Football Club|
|League||SJFA East Premier League|
|2016-17||SJFA East Premier League, 8th|
Nicknamed Thistle, they were formed in 1937 and presently play their home games at Creamery Park, which has room for 2,437 spectators. Their home shirts are blue with a white trim and their away shirts are black with a white trim.
In 2006, Thistle reached the final of the Scottish Junior Cup, losing 2–1 to Auchinleck Talbot at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock, in front of around 7,000 spectators. In 2008, the club reached the final again, this time defeating Cumnock Juniors 2–1.
Scottish Junior Cup
- Winners: 2007–08
- Runners-up: 2005–06
- East Region Division Two champions: 1986–87, 1990–91
- East of Scotland Junior Cup winners: 1941–42, 2006–07
- St. Michael Cup winners: 1940–41, 1959–60, 2000–01
- Brown Cup winners: 1941–42
- Thornton Shield winners: 1943–44, 1944–45
- RL Rae Cup winners: 1965–66 – Manager was William Ross Smith (ex-Partick Thistle, Queen of the South and Berwick Rangers)
- Fife and Lothians Cup winners: 2009–10
- Colin Duncan (2 June 2008). "Junior Cup Final: Bathgate 2-1 Cumnock". Daily Record. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
- Westbrook, Kieran (21 February 2013). "Football clubs merge to form Bathgate Thistle Community Football Club". West Lothian Courier. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
- Bathgate Thistle FC [@bathgatethistle] (19 June 2015). "Bathgate Thistle are delighted to announce Andrew Colley as our new manager" (Tweet). Retrieved 3 July 2016 – via Twitter.
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