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The North Perthshire Cup got under way with its first round of fixtures on May 25th as Stanley AFC hosted Ballinluig AFC and Breadalbane FC traveled to Vale of Earn AFC. The mini league tournement will feature 6 teams after Pitfour who were invited to take part folded. The teams will be awarded 3 points for a win and 1 point for a penalty win following a draw.
Matchday 6 Fixtures – June 22nd 2021
Vale of Atholl v Vale of Earn
Luncarty ASC v Balinluig AFC
Matchday 5 Results – June 15th 2021
Stanley v Breadalbane
Match Report and Score to follow.
Stanley’s last game in the North Perthshire Cup.
The first time that Stanley AFC have played at home in the whole competition.
Ballinluig 3 – 2 Vale of Atholl
Ballinluig add another win in a tight match against Vale of Atholl. Vale of Atholls troubles continue as the defeat leaves them without a win in the competition as it begins to wrap up heading into the final round of fixtures.
Vale of Earn 3 – 0 Luncarty ASC
Vale of Earn roll on towards the title with yet another victory in the North Perthshire Cup. Vale of Earn started the match agressivley and dominated the match early on and would have taken the lead if not for some great goalkeeping in the away end. Luncarty struggled to break through Vale’s reargaurd as the half went on. Jake Webster gave the host the lead before the break, after connecting with an Aaron Dawson cross.
In to the second haf and the pattern from the first continued. Jack Simpson headed home a Brian Finlay corner. With Gary McGlashan wrapping up the win and all three points for the hosts with 20 minutes left, as he slipped in Kros Brown who finished under the keeper.
Matchday 4 Results – June 12th 2021
Breadalbane 9 – 0 Vale of Atholl
Breadalbane put 9 past Vale of Atholl who won’t want to reflect too long on this match. A difficult day for Vale of Atholl who will want to bounce back and regroup before their clash with Ballinluig in midweek. Meanwhile for the hosts another high scoring affair.
The win moves Breadalbane second for now with not long left in the tournement.
Luncarty asc 6 (7-8) 6 Stanley
Stanley manage a penalty win over Luncarty ASC after a 6-6 draw in normal time. Stanley eventually ran out winner 8-7, in the penalty shootout, with Keeper Ryan Bell saving the decisive kick.
The first penalty win match in the competition see Stanley move up too 3rd with Luncarty sitting in 5th.
Matchday 3 Results – June 5th 2021
Vale of Earn FC 5 – 0 Stanley AFC
Vale of Earn continue their winning ways in the North Perthshire cup as they ease past Stanley AFC 5-nil. The hosts started on the front foot with chances early on and could have taken the lead had it not been for the visitor’s keeper.
Vale of Earn took the lead after 16 minutes when Jack Simpson’s ball over the top found Jake Webster, who clear on goal chipped the keeper to score. Not long after this and a cross from Aaron Dawson was turned in by a Stanley defender to give the hosts a 2-goal lead.
Webster added a second and the host’s third before the break after some great combination play with Dawson.
The hosts back three limited Stanley to few chances as, Brian Finlay added the hosts fourth, with new signing Kieren Porter added the fifth.
Luncarty ASC 5 – 3 Vale of Atholl AFC
Luncarty claim their first victory in the North Perthshire Cup. After defeat in their opening match against Breadalbane, Luncarty found themselves in the right side of the score this time.
The hosts went in 4-1 up at the break after some lapses in concertation from the visitor’s defence. Some positive news for the visitors though who managed to pull the score back in the second half.
Breadalbane FC v Ballinluig AFC
Match abandoned after 50 minutes due to serious injury.
Update on outcome and potential rearrangement when it has been confirmed.
Matchday 2 Results – May 29th 2021
Vale of Atholl 1 v 6 Stanley
Stanley AFC bounce back, after defeat last time out against Ballinluig to record a resounding win over Vale of Atholl. Owen Feasby was the start performer scoring 4 of Stanley’s goals, with Jonny Hinks adding the other 2. Stanley took a quick lead and were 2 goals up with in the first ten minutes and the first half didn’t get much better as they went in down 5-1. The bright spot was the goal from Richard Heron, who after picking the ball up 25 yards out, beat a defender and smashed the ball past the keeper. Stanley added their 6th in the second half.
Ballinluig 1 v 2 Vale of Earn
Vale of Earn continue their winning ways with a narrow victory over Ballinluig. The hosts opened the scoring through Murray Childs, who pounced on a mistake to give the hosts the advantage. The visitors equalised after Jake Webster’s low cross was neatly turned in by Crerar. A retaken penalty before the break gave the visitors all three points.
Breadalbane 5 v 4 Luncarty ASC
Breadalbane play out yet another high scoring affair, this time coming out on top as they defeat Luncarty ASC. The teams went in level at half time with a penalty from the visitors making it 3-3 at the break. Two second half goals saw the home side take the win.
Matchday 1 Results – May 25th 2021
Stanley AFC 0-2 Ballinluig AFC
In a heavily contested game with both teams getting off to a strong start, Ballinluig AFC came out on top thanks to goals from Kieran Anderson and Murray Ross. A corner midway through the first half saw Ballinluig take the lead as Murray Childs delivery was met by Kieran Anderson and headed home. In the second half Murray Ross beat his man and rounded the keeper to calmly finish and make it 2-0.
Vale of Earn AFC 6-2 Breadalbane FC
Vale of Earn took an early lead when Kros Brown was brought down in the box, allowing Aaron Dawson to step up and slot home the penalty. They then made it 2-0 a few minutes later, when some good skill from Brian Finlay in the box saw him squeeze the ball past the keeper. Before Aaron Dawson scored his second latching on to a through ball from Gary McGlashan, with the visitors pulled one back just before the break.
Half time 3-1
On the hour mark Jake Webster sent a fierce strike across the keeper and into the top corner, before Robbie Millar got his name on the scoresheet and made it 5-1 with a composed finish in the bottom corner. Jack Howie beautifully curled a left footed strike from the edge of the box and into the top corner to make it 6-1, with Breadalbane adding a consolation goal before the end.