Treble joy for Loanhead

Loanhead Parish Church FC
Loanhead Parish Church FC

Loanhead Parish FC 2, Morningside 0

Loanhead were dealt a blow in the ESCFA League Cup Final with top scorer Graham Hare ruled out through injury, so in came Gary Wilkinson and semi-final hero Marc Stephen also starting.

Loanhead began the game strong and only good goalkeeping from the Morningside No 1 prevented them from going ahead. One exceptional save came from Marc Stephen’s drive, which looked to be heading for the top corner, but the keeper somehow got a hand to it, to turn it over the bar.

The first half flew by and ended 0-0. The second half started the same with the Parish dominating and Morningside could not find a way past Loanhead’s strong defence, with centere half John Livingstone winning everything in the air.

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