Five Midlothian high school pupils are just one game away from a Scottish Cup final appearance at Airdrie’s Excelsior Stadium.
Newbattle pupils Lewis Sives, Matthew Dillon and Liam Edmonson, and Lasswade pupils Jay Thomson and Mitchell Robertson will play their semi-final match on their doorstep.
They will take to Dalkeith Thistle’s King’s Park pitch for Edina Hibs on March 30 (kick-off 1pm) to face Hutchison Vale in the under 13s Scottish Cup semi-final.
Lewis said: “It has been a great season. It would be great to get to the final and play at Airdrie’s stadium.
“I think the semi-final is 50/50.”
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