Midlothian junior football round-up

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The concluding games in the early season qualifying sections of the Dechmont Forklift South League Cup competition take place this Saturday (Group A) – with Groups B, C and D next Wednesday evening (kick-offs 6.45pm).

Local interest in Group C will focus on the final three League Cup fixtures, with Penicuik Athletic away to Livingston United, followed by a final group game for Penicuik next Wednesday at home to Spartans.

Bonnyrigg Rose visit Pumpherston this weekend, while the Rose complete their qualifying games next Wednesday, bidding for a last four place when Broxburn Athletic visit New Dundas Park.

In Group D, the final fixtures next Wednesday see Arniston Rangers at home to Musselburgh Athletic, Dalkeith Thistle host Tranent Juniors at King’s Park and Newtongrange Star away to Haddington Athletic at Millfield.

This group may be decided on goal difference between Nitten and the Burgh. This Saturday, Newtongrange are at home to Arniston and Musselburgh away to Tranent.

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