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Return to league form for Uni in Strollers win

The University of Stirling men’s football team returned to winning ways in the Lowland League, seeing off Civil Service Strollers 2-0 at Christie Gilles Park. Ben Maciver-Redwood and a Ciaran McAninch penalty gave the Uni a two-goal lead at halftime. The hosts were also reduced to ten men before the break, allowing Stirling to comfortably

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Dominant Stirling Uni sail into National Championships semi-finals

The University of Stirling men’s football team advanced to the semi-finals of the BUCS National Championships, beating The University of Exeter 5-1 in a dominating performance. The damage was done in the first half with goals from Ciaran McAninch, Ben Heal and a Ben Maciver-Redwood brace. James Russell scored an audacious volley to make it

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Missed chances and set pieces cost Uni in defeat to Linlithgow Rose

The University of Stirling men’s football team were left rueing lapses in defending as two set-pieces saw them lose to Linlithgow Rose at Forthbank. Thomas Vonk’s opener was cancelled out by two goals for Rose captain Connor McMullan, as Stirling failed to win their third game of the week. Assistant Coach Sean Roycroft said: “It’s

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Ruthless Stirling into Queen’s Park Shield semi-final

The University of Stirling men’s first team advanced to the semi-finals of the Queens Park Shield, beating the University of Edinburgh 6-2 in a ruthless performance. A brace each for Cameron McKinley and Ben Maciver-Redwood, alongside goals for Ciaran McAninch and Buronbek Mirzasamilov secured a strong victory for Stirling in their first of two matches

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Uni victorious in 5-3 cup thriller

The University of Stirling men’s first team defeated Musselburgh Athletic in the fourth round of the East of Scotland Qualifying Cup. A 90th minute equaliser from James Stokes sent the game to extra time, and the Uni would go on to win 5-3 after a back-and-forth affair. It makes it two wins in a day

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Uni left frustrated in defeat to Berwick

The University of Stirling men’s football team were left frustrated by a disciplined Berwick Rangers side, losing 2-0 at Forthbank. Goals in either half from Grant Nelson and Lewis Barr were enough to secure the victory, with Stirling wasting good opportunities throughout. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “We deserved to win, but fair play to

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Uni overcome Hearts to cap off successful week

The University of Stirling men’s football team concluded a perfect week on the pitch, beating Hearts B 2-1 in the Lowland League at Forthbank. James Stokes opened the scoring but James Wilson equalised from the penalty spot before the break. Ben Maciver-Redwood’s deflected header regained the Uni’s lead, which was preserved late on as Yan

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Uni defeated in competitive clash against league leaders

The University of Stirling men’s football team suffered defeat to Lowland League leaders East Kilbride FC, losing a well-contested match 4-2 at K Park. Goals from Ben Heal and Cameron McKinley saw the game level at half-time, but the host’s quality eventually shone through to secure the victory. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “We went

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Uni conclude successful BUCS campaign in defeat to Heriot-Watt

The University of Stirling men’s football team concluded their title-winning BUCS League campaign, losing an entertaining clash to Heriot-Watt 4-3 at Gannochy. Goals from Ciaran McAninch and Ben Maciver-Redwood, alongside an own goal, were not enough for a rotated Stirling side to finish their season with all three points. Reflecting on the game and the

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Uni battle conditions to progress in Lowland League Cup

The University of Stirling men’s first team have progressed to the next round of the Lowland League Cup, beating Cowdenbeath 4-2 at Forthbank. Goals from Jake Service, Ben Heal, Ben Maciver-Redwood and Cameron McKinley were enough to see off the visitors, with the weather being a constant challenge throughout. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “The

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Stirling secure win in festive Uni clash

The University of Stirling men’s first team gave themselves the perfect Christmas present, beating Edinburgh University 4-1 on Boxing Day. In what was the first of two back-to-back games between the two sides, goals from Abel Manomey, Cameron McKinley and a brace for Ciaran McAninch secured all three points in Edinburgh. Head Coach Chris Geddes

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Colts mount stunning comeback as Uni’s late woes continue

The University of Stirling football team gave away a three-goal lead late on to draw against Cumbernauld Colts in the Lowland League. Three goals in the first half set the Uni on their way to an impressive victory. James Stokes found the opener two minutes in, before assisting Docherty for the second. MacIver-Redwood made it

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Stirling Uni ‘punished’ by in-form Tranent

The University of Stirling Men’s football team were defeated 2-1 away to Tranent on a windy evening in the Lowland League. Euan Bauld got on the end of a Higginbottom free kick to take the lead for the hosts. Jack Docherty equalised with his second touch off the bench before Lennon Walker grabbed the winner

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Impressive Uni rise to 6th in Shire victory

The University of Stirling men’s first team continued their impressive Lowland League form, beating East Stirlingshire 1-0 at Forthbank. An early Cameron McKinley goal was enough for The Uni, who had plenty of chances to add to the lead in the game. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “It probably should’ve been more comfortable but job

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Stirling see off Bo’ness in East of Scotland Qualifying Cup

The University of Stirling men’s football team continued their defence of the East of Scotland Qualifying Cup, beating Bo’ness United 3-1 in the third round. Goals from Ben Heal, Shea Scally and Thomas Vonk were enough to dispatch the fellow Lowland League side at Newtown Park. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “I’m delighted, that was

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Stirling prevail in top-of-the-table BUCS clash

The University of Stirling men’s football team triumphed in a top-of-the-table clash with Nottingham Trent in the BUCS League, beating the visitors 3-2. An own goal and a brace for Ciaran McAninch saw Stirling race into a three-goal lead, but two quick goals for Nottingham saw the game firmly up for grabs at halftime. The

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Uni make dominance pay in Gretna win

The University of Stirling men’s football team returned to winning ways in the Lowland League, beating Gretna 2008 3-1 at Forthbank. Goals from Ben Maciver-Redwood, Cameron McKinley and Finn Moffett cancelled out Carter Jenkins’ opener to see The Uni rise to 10th in the league table. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “I gave them a

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Uni rue missed chances in Strollers defeat

The University of Stirling men’s first team were left rueing missed opportunities in a 2-0 home defeat to Civil Service Strollers in the Lowland League. Goals for Tom Findlay and Ross Clarke were enough for Strollers to edge past a much-changed Uni side, after the team’s trip to Durham in the BUCS league earlier in

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Uni “outstanding” in win against Hearts B

The University of Stirling Men’s firsts secured all three points against Hearts B at Ainslie Park. A McAninch penalty in the 21st minute of the game was the decider, as the students battled hard for the win, reducing the Wee Jambos to only their second loss this season.   Head coach Chris Geddes said: “It

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Brophy’s double knocks Uni out of the South Challenge Cup

The University of Stirling men’s first team bowed out of the South Challenge Cup to Johnstone Burgh at Keanie Park. Kieran Brophy’s brace in the opening 15 minutes set up a great defensive performance for the home side who sit two divisions behind Stirling Uni. Head coach Chris Geddes said: “Poor 15 minutes at the

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McAninch strike takes Uni to five unbeaten

The University of Stirling men’s first football team stretched their unbeaten run to five games, beating Newcastle University 1-0 in the BUCS league. A Ciaran McAninch strike was enough to overcome their visitors, who were limited to few chances as Stirling defended well throughout. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “It was a really tough game

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Yan inspires Uni in fight back against Bo’ness

The University of Stirling men’s first team secured a crucial three points in the Lowland League, beating Bo’ness United 3-1 at Forthbank Goals from Ciaran McAninch, Ben Maciver-Redwood and Cameron McKinley cancelled out Ryan Porteous’ opener, whilst an excellent penalty save from Yan Gromov Godik ensured victory for The Uni. Head coach Chris Geddes said:

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Stirling Uni holds onto early lead in Coatbridge

A goal after 90 seconds was enough for the Stirling Uni football team as they secured their 3rd win of the Lowland League season against Albion Rovers.  Uni striker Cammy McKinley scored the game’s only goal, his 8th in the league.   Head coach Chris Geddes said: “Listen it was a tough shift at times,

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Stirling prevail in 2-0 win against Nottingham Uni

The University of Stirling men’s first team defeated Nottingham University 2-0 at home in the BUCS league on Wednesday. A superb first half volley from Ciaran McAninch and a strike from James Russell proved to be enough for the University against a well drilled Nottingham side. Head coach Chris Geddes said, “We had to compete

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Uni score four in surreal South Challenge Cup Clash

The University of Stirling men’s first team advanced into the 3rd round of the South Challenge Cup, beating Thorniewood United 4-1 in bizarre circumstances at Thorniewood Park. A brace for Finn Moffett and goals from Alex Jeanes and Ciaran McAninch were enough to secure victory against The Wood, who faced a disastrous afternoon from the

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Stirling score seven in opening BUCS match against Durham

The University of Stirling men’s first team defeated reigning BUCS National Champions Durham University in an impressive 7-1 win. A hat trick for Maciver Redwood, two for McKinley, as well as goals from McAninch and Vonk sealed a comfortable victory for the hosts. Head coach Chris Geddes said, “We’re delighted to win our first BUCS

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Resilient defensive performance marred by late goal against Celtic B

By Edwin Finsterbusch at Excelsior Stadium. The University of Stirling Men’s football team lost in gut-wrenching fashion against Celtic B on a rainy afternoon at the Excelsior Stadium. Substitutes Michael Frame and Jude Bonner combined well to sink Stirling late on. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “Really disappointing obviously to lose the game first and

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Uni fall short in Scottish Cup spectacle

The University of Stirling men’s first football team have bowed out of the Scottish Cup, losing to visitors Albion Rovers in front of the BBC Scotland cameras. Shea Scally levelled the game after Bright Prince opened the scoring, but goals from Joe Bevan and Niyah Joseph saw the visitors triumph 3-1 at Forthbank. Head Coach

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Uni edged out in cup defeat against Airdrieonians

Head coach Chris Geddes said: “We gave as good as we got, especially in the second half where we had a lot of chances. We’re disappointed to lose but there’s a lot of positives to take from the game.”

Uni fight back against Albion Rovers in draw

Head coach Chris Geddes said: “We showed great character. I think a draw is a fair result, they’ll obviously go home disappointed because they were 2-0 up, but it was a real battle”.

Stirling Uni continue league struggles after defeat to Gala

By Edwin Finsterbusch at Netherdale The University of Stirling men’s team continued their staggered start to their Lowland League campaign by losing to Gala Fairydean Rovers 2-0 at Netherdale. Gala striker Jamie Semple proved to be the difference, scoring the first goal, and assisting substitute Gospel Ocholi for the second late on. Uni Head coach

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Stirling Uni fall to late turnaround in defeat to Tranent

The University of Stirling men’s eight-match unbeaten run came to an end at the hands of Tranent, who ran out 2-1 winners at Forthbank Stadium. Ciaran McAninch’s well-placed penalty was not enough to come away with a result. A quick turnaround late on would seal the result for the traveling side. The students made a

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Uni prevail in back-and-forth battle with East Stirlingshire

McAninch celebrates his brilliant free-kick against East Stirlingshire

The University of Stirling men’s first football team took all three points at Falkirk Stadium, beating East Stirlingshire 3-2 in the Lowland League. Ben Maciver-Redwood, Cameron McKinley and Ciaran McAninch were on target to earn The Uni the win an entertaining encounter. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “On chances alone, I think we deserved the

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Uni edge out Gartcairn in penalty victory

The University of Stirling men’s first team have progressed into the second round of the South Challenge Cup, beating Gartcairn FC in a penalty shootout. Kamil Krol opened the scoring with an outrageous strike from distance, but an equally audacious finish from captain Marcus Lavery saw the match level after 120 minutes. The Uni were

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Sensational Stirling sink Clyde in famous cup upset

The University of Stirling men’s first team have toppled league opposition to score another famous cup upset, beating Clyde FC 3-1 in the SPFL Trust Trophy. Cameron McKinley opened the scoring before an own goal and an excellent James Stokes finish secured a memorable victory at New Douglas Park. Head coach Chris Geddes said: “I’m

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Chances galore as Uni earn deserved win against Braves

The University of Stirling men’s first football team earned their first win of the Lowland League season, deservedly beating Caledonian Braves 1-0. Cameron Mckinley continued his strong early-season form to score the game’s only goal at Forthbank. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “We’re pleased with the result, disappointed with the amount of chances we created

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Uni hit four to progress in the SPFL Trust Trophy

James Russell celebrates opening the scoring.

The University of Stirling men’s first football team picked up their first win of the season, beating Livingston B 4-0 in the opening round of the SPFL Trust Trophy. James Russell, James Malcolm, Ben Maciver Redwood and Nathan Tallen were on the scoresheet in an impressive performance at Forthbank. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “We’re

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Uni Earn Valuable Point Against High-Flying East Kilbride

By Nathan Hassett The University of Stirling men’s first football team picked up their first point of the Lowland League season, drawing 1-1 with East Kilbride at Forthbank. Cameron McKinley opened the scoring for the Uni but an Andrew Stirling strike earned a point for the visitors. Head Coach Chris Geddes said: “To get a

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Defeat for Stirling University in first home league match of the season

Cammy McKinley challenges for the ball in Wednesday’s defeat to Cumbernauld Colts (image: George Vekic). By Matthew Burns The University of Stirling men’s football team suffered a 3-0 defeat in their first home league match of the season against Cumbernauld Colts.  A hat-trick from Colts forward Billy Mortimer resulted in disappointment for the University.  Head

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Uni on wrong end of tight East Kilbride defeat

By John Turnbull at K-Park The University of Stirling fell just short of reaching the Lowland League Cup final on Saturday, bowing out of the competition after a 3-2 defeat to East Kilbride. It was the worst possible start and end to the first half as Daniel McManus and Dylan McDonald scored for EK, but

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Super six for Stirling in Dalbeattie 

The University of Stirling will play at least 70 games this season, after progressing into the quarter-finals of the Lowland League Cup on Saturday. 

Jarvis sparks Uni comeback

A second-half comeback, inspired by a handful of super subs, lifted the University of Stirling to a 2-1 win over Gala Fairydean Rovers on Saturday.

Strollers hold off Uni in goalless draw

It wasn’t to be a fourth consecutive win for the University of Stirling on Saturday, but a 0-0 draw with Civil Service Strollers ensured the unbeaten run stretched to 12 matches.

Uni defeated by Cowdenbeath in Fife

The University of Stirling suffered their second defeat of the month to Cowdenbeath but remain only three points behind leaders Rangers B in the Lowland League.

Uni go top after Gala win

The University of Stirling went top of the Lowland League table, excluding guest clubs, following a battling 3-2 win over Gala Fairydean Rovers on Saturday.

Super subs seal Scottish Cup win for Uni

Three strikes from two substitutes put the University of Stirling into the second round of the Scottish Cup after a 3-0 win over Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale on Sunday.

Uni hit for six by clinical Celtic

University of Stirling was punished by a ruthless Celtic B performance in Airdrie on Wednesday night as the colts ran out 6-0 winners.

Late free-kick denies Uni top spot

Bo’ness United scored an 85th-minute free-kick to deny University of Stirling three points on Wednesday night – which would have sent the students top of the Lowland League.

Taylor heads in late cup winner to end Uni drought

By John Turnbull University of Stirling’s fortunes finally turned as Joel Taylor scored a last-minute winner to give the students a 2-1 win over Cumbernauld Colts on Sunday. The two sides competed well and matched each other for large periods before Sean Winter put the visitors ahead on the hour mark. A win was well

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Kelly hits hat-trick in Students rout

By John Turnbull at Forthbank Stadium Stirling University were convincingly swept aside on Saturday in a 4-0 defeat to Caledonian Braves. Braves midfielder Marc Kelly opened the scoring from the penalty spot after 21 minutes before Luke Main doubled the lead just three minutes later. The student’s afternoon only got worse as poor defending allowed

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Davidson free kick takes Uni past Hurlford

By John Turnbull at Forthbank Stadium Stirling University booked their place in the fifth round of the South Challenge Cup after a 2-1 win over Hurlford United on Wednesday night. Hurlford goalkeeper Martin McDonald kept the score line respectable, but the Ford number one could do nothing about first half strikes from Jamie Penker and

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Colts hold off Stirling in goalless draw

By John Turnbull at Forthbank Stadium University of Stirling battled for a point on Saturday as the Students were held to a 0-0 draw with Cumbernauld Colts. Both sides defended well but there was little in the way of goalscoring opportunities as the game lacked any real quality. Head coach Chris Geddes said: “We were

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McArthur seals win for Stirling

By John Turnbull at Forthbank Stadium University of Stirling denied Gala Fairydean Rovers a late comeback on Saturday as the studentspicked up a 3-1 win at Forthbank. Early goals from Jamie Penker and Jason Jarvis had Stirling in a commanding lead, and the studentswere well in control until the closing stages. Gala’s hard work was

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Students rue chances in tight draw with Bo’ness

By John Turnbull at Forthbank Stadium University of Stirling were left frustrated with their end product on Saturday as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Bo’ness United. The students took an early lead through a nicely worked Jason Jarvis goal before Ryan Stevenson levelled the game on 36 minutes. Both sides

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Uni champions edged by Bonnyrigg

By John Turnbull at Forthbank Stadium University of Stirling were narrowly beaten 1-0 by table-toppers Bonnyrigg Rose on Saturday. The game was level heading into the break but the students’ hard work in the first half was soon undone when Bradley Barrett scored the eventual winner just minutes into the second period. Clear-cut chances were

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Stokes header hands students win in five-goal thriller

By John Turnbull at Newtown Park University of Stirling picked up a well-earned 3-2 win against Bo’ness United on Saturday afternoon. The students began the scoring with a brace from Jamie Penker to lead 2-0 inside 20 minutes at Newtown Park. Goals either side of half-time from Greg Skinner and Matty Flynn respectively had the

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Students fend off Shire surge to claim deserved point

By John Turnbull at Falkirk Stadium University of Stirling battled hard to earn a point against East Stirlingshire on Wednesday night after a hectic day with the squad involved in a BUCS game just hours prior to kick-off. A 1-0 away win against Durham University got the day off to a perfect start, before George

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Wasteful students prolong poor run

University of Stirling were again left rueing missed chances as the students were beaten 3-2 by Broomhill at Forthbank on Saturday.

Stirling grab all three points against local rivals

East Stirlingshire 1 – 2 University of Stirling By Lewis Fraser Stirling University stunned local rivals East Stirlingshire on Saturday as the students grabbed all three points at the Falkirk Stadium. Second half goals from Callum Downie and Craig Brown seen Uni run out 2-1 winners in a fantastic performance. The result is made more

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University derby ends in stalemate

University of Stirling 1 – 1 Edinburgh University By Lewis Fraser The lowland league University Derby ended in a stalemate on Saturday, as Stirling failed to capitalise on a dominant performance. Stirling’s first half goal was cancelled out just after the interval, and they could not find a way through a determined Edinburgh defence in

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Cancelled: Arniston cup match is off

Arniston Rangers have informed the University of Stirling that they are unable to fulfil the South Challenge Cup match scheduled for this weekend.

Students share spoils in University derby

Stirling and Edinburgh couldn’t be separated in the first Lowland League university derby of the season – with the student sides leaving with a share of the spoils.

Stirling progress in Qualifying Cup

The University of Stirling will face high-flying Bonnyrigg Rose in the second round of the Football Nation Qualifying Cup after seeing off the challenge of Blackburn United.

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