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Arniston v Sauchie cup final

Arniston v Sauchie cup final

After an incredible giant-killing run, Arniston’s East of Scotland Cup dream came to an end on Saturday, losing 4-1 to Sauchie in the final.

The Gorebridge side, who finished the season ninth in the 16-team Premier League, had previously knocked out three Super League sides on their way to Saturday’s final at Prestonfield in Linlithgow.

But defeating a fourth Super League side in Sauchie proved to be a step too far for Arniston Rangers.

Speaking after the game Arniston Rangers boss Stephen “Ozzy” Osbourne was proud of his players for making it so far in a cup competition they were never expected to win, and he felt the scoreline was harsh on his side.

He said: “It was definitely never a 4-1 game but we gave away a couple of bad goals .

“My guys have done the club proud this season and deserved to be in the cup final but it wasn’t to be our day today to win it.”

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