Newbattle footballers make history

EDINBURGH SCHOOLS' FA UNDER 14 CUP FINAL winner Newbattle high school

EDINBURGH SCHOOLS' FA UNDER 14 CUP FINAL winner Newbattle high school

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Newbattle High School has become the first non capital-based team to win the Edinburgh Schools’ FA U14s Cup.

They defeated Leith Academy 6-1 in the final at Forrester on Saturday.

Both sides went into the game high on confidence - Leith having gone through their Edinburgh League programme with a 100% record and Newbattle who have an East & Midlothian League decider on the horizon had progressed to the Scottish Plate final 48 hours earlier defeating Woodmill HS from Dunfermline.

Read the full report in this week’s Advertiser - out now.