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

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.