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Football: Cabrera dominant in clash at South Gyle

Barclay Viewforth United 1 Cabrera 10 The challenges continue at Barclay, with another unfortunate scoreline against league newcomers Cabrera on Saturday 23rd. There was a well taken goal at 4:0 and a couple of great goal line clearances, but aside from that it was hard to find positives from the performance. Manager Andrew Stephenson was… Continue Reading Football: Cabrera dominant in clash at South Gyle

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Football: Crisp Win For Gorgie Kicks Off 2016

Gorgie 5 Barclay Viewforth United 2 A frosty winters morning at Peffermill set the scene for this first Barclay match of 2016 – a Norrie Wilson Cup tie against Gorgie on Saturday 16th. An early strike from Gorgie gave them the advantage. For much of the first half Barclay pressed for an equaliser, enjoying plenty… Continue Reading Football: Crisp Win For Gorgie Kicks Off 2016

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Football: Three points secured in Oxgangs Thriller

Barclay recorded a much needed win on Saturday at Colinton Mains, creeping past AC Oxgangs in a pulsating match. The drizzle had set in well before kick off, and on the soft and unpromising surface there unfolded an end to end contest. The match was characterised by attacking verve by both sides and a fair… Continue Reading Football: Three points secured in Oxgangs Thriller

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Football: Barclay Exit Cup Despite Improvements

Charlotte Chapel 3 Barclay Viewforth United 0 It was a considerably more poised performance on Saturday’s second leg Buckstone Roofing Cup match at South Gyle. In dreich and overcast conditions Barcay had the better of the opening exchanges before a stray defensive pass gifted Charlotte Chapel centre forward Iain McCalman a well executed mid distance… Continue Reading Football: Barclay Exit Cup Despite Improvements

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Football: Cup Hopes Bleak After First Leg

Barclay Viewforth United 1 Charlotte Chapel 6 Another heavy defeat on Saturday morning has effectively ended Barclay interest in the Buckstone Roofing Cup half way through the tie. Two early Chapel goals hurt the home side, although not without controversy. The first was a cruel ricochet and there were doubts over whether the second crossed… Continue Reading Football: Cup Hopes Bleak After First Leg

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Football: A Tight Contest But Still No Joy

Barclay Viewforth United 2 Broxburn Baptists 3 Two well crafted goals by Broxburn’s Jason McGuiness were the undoing of Barclay at South Gyle on Saturday 12th September. These scores were countered in the first half by a fine headed goal by Matt, putting the team right back in the mix. With Broxburn down to ten… Continue Reading Football: A Tight Contest But Still No Joy

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Football: Another Disappointing Late Show

Barclay Viewforth United 3  St Mary’s Metropolitan 8 There was another “late show” on Saturday 5th Sept and again the beneficiaries were our opponents as Barclay Viewforth United conceded three late goals to really spoil the final result. After pulling back to 4:3 through the captain’s header early in the second half it was disappointing… Continue Reading Football: Another Disappointing Late Show

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