Midlothian clubs gear up for new football season

NEWTONGRANGE Star launch their new campaign with four new faces in their line-up.

Michael Deland joins the squad from Berwick Rangers and Scott Gibson from Annan Athletic, while Kieron Renton and Paul Tansey join from Musselburgh Athletic.

Star travel to Edinburgh University on Saturday (Peffermill, 2pm) and follow up with a visit to Heriot-Watt University (Riccarton, 7pm) on Thursday, July 26.

Saturday, July 28 sees Star at Vale of Leithen (Innerleithen, 2pm) and they complete their pre-season with a home clash against Spartans on Tuesday, July 31 (7.30pm).

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