Kelty Hearts 1 - 1 Preston Athletic Kelty win 7-6 on penalties King Cup Final Kings Park, Dalkeith. Kelty survived a nail-biting penalty shoot out to win the King Cup, claiming the league and cup double and putting the icing on the top of an incredible first season as a senior club. Keeper Scott Christie was the hero, saving Jonny Grotlin's penalty in the shoot-out, when 90 minutes plus extra time couldn’t separate the two sides at Kings Park in Dalkieth. Kelty were without c
Kelty Hearts 3 - 1 Lothian Thistle Hutchinson Vale East of Scotland League New Central Park, Kelty Kelty finally got the better of LTHV to lift the East of Scotland League title, with a dramatic win on the last day of the season. Thistle have had the upper hand over Kelty every time the sides have met this season, but when it really mattered, Thomas Courts men held their nerve to earn their first trophy as a senior club. There were around 1,400 fans packed into New Central Pa
Burntisland Shipyard 2 - 7 Kelty Hearts Martin MacKenzie Breen (p) Cargill (p) Ritchie Dalziell Douglas (3) King Cup Round 1 Recreation Park, Burntisland, Fife Kelty twice had to come from behind to book their second round place at the expense of their Fife rivals in a cracking cup tie at Recreation Park. The Hearts survived a difficult first half, before a hat-trick from Errol Douglas helped t
Kelty Hearts - 12 Peebles Rovers - 1 Cargill (3) Dalziel (3) Ritchie(2) Husband Leighton MacKenzie OG East of Scotland League New Central Park, Kelty Kelty turned in another devastating performance at New Central Park, blowing away Peebles Rovers and racking up a double figure score for the fourth time this season. While many of the games around Fife were off due to frozen pitches, New Central Park's 4G pitch was immaculate in the February sunshine, freshly brushed thanks to
Kelty Hearts 5 Tynecastle 0 East of Scotland League New Central Park, Kelty P16 W16 L0 D0 F100 A7 GD93 Kelty Hearts slammed five past Tynecastle in another impressive display to rack up league goal number 100 for the season. Thomas Courts' team has been unstoppable since making the step up from the Junior ranks, reaching the milestone in an incredible 16 league matches. A stunning average of 6.25 goals per game. Courts welcomed back both members of his central defensive
Kelty Hearts 4 Burntisland Shipyard 0 East of Scotland League New Central Park, Kelty, Fife. The bells have only just stopped ringing, but Kelty were in no mood to share the festive cheer with their visitors in the Fife derby. Burntisland were the first footers at New Central Park, but they were soon shown the door as the league leaders started off the new year in the same way they finished the old. Kelty manager Tom Courts had shuffled the pack by giving five youth players a
Kelty Hearts 2 East Stirlingshire 1 Friendly New Central Park, Kelty Kelty kept their impressive run going with another win in this mid-season friendly over a handy looking East Stirlingshire side. Hearts have a decent record against opponents from higher leagues this season and the visitors were clearly in no mood to become another scalp. They gave their hosts a decent workout and made sure they knew they'd been in a game. Kelty welcomed back captain Shaun Grieg after a few
Kelty Hearts - 5 Whitehill Welfare - 1 Friendly New Central Park, Kelty Scottish Cup week for these two teams was due to have been a rest day, having both been knocked out in the previous round. So this hastily arranged friendly was just a run out to keep them ticking over. Kelty were looking to test themselves against Lowland League opponents, while Welfare were hoping for a confidence boost to get their season back on track. Although these two are a league apart, Whitehill'
Burntisland Shipyard - 0 Kelty Hearts - 4 East of Scotland League Recreation Park, Burntisland Kelty's perfect start in the EoS League continued with victory over local rivals Burntisland to make it five wins out five in their debut season as a senior side. But they were made to earn their victory in the derby match under the Fife sunshine. The first half hour was easily forgettable, with both sides failing to get any real rhythm going. The narrow pitch, and a well drilled ho
Kelty Hearts 4
Hill of Beath Hawthorn 1
New Central Park, Kelty Kelty took another step towards the East Superleague crown with a vital win over their local rivals. With one league meeting and three cup ties between these sides so far this season, there was a familiar air to proceedings at kick-off. Kelty have taken the bragging rights in all four previous meetings, and it was de ja vu all over again for the Haws, as Tam Courts side put their neighbours to the sword again.
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Bo'ness Utd 1 Kelty kept their title challenge on track with a narrow home win against Bo'ness at New Central Park. The finishing line is in sight for Kelty, with only three Superleague games left for the Fifers. And with reigning champions Bonnyrigg Rose beginning to clear their fixture backlog, the title race looks like going right to the wire. Both sides got out of the blocks quickly, but it was Bo'ness who took the lead in only the fourth minute. Kelty kee
Kelty Hearts 1 - 1 Hill of Beath Hawthorn
(Kelty win 5-3 on penalties) It took a penalty shoot-out to decide the Fife and Lothians Cup 3rd Round tie between Kelty and Hill of Beath at New Central Park. This was the fourth meeting of the season between the local rivals, with the previous three all going Kelty's way. Kelty were unchanged from last week's league win over Carnoustie, with Cargill, Sheerin and Ritchie all starting in an attacking looking line-up, and they soon ha