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Oban Saints and EKFC - Keeping the SAFL Flag Flying

15th March 2017

The Scottish and West Cups have now reached the 1/4 final stage and the SAFL have a team in each.

Oban Saints came from 3-1 down to see off hotly fancied Letham Ams 4-3 at Glencruitten last Saturday. You can read full report on Saints website.

Their opponents in the quarters are Barca Milton from LEAFA who recorded a stunning 5-1 victory away to Cambusnethan Talbot in the 7th round. Let's hope Saints can continue in the competition and possibly surpass last years effort when they reached the semis.

EKFC are still waiting to know if it'll be Cambria or Eastfield they'll face in their quarter final. That tie will be decided on Saturday at Stepps.

Whoever they face will be tough but EK will be buoyed by their 3-2 win over Harestanes in 
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Congratulations to Rossvale - Premier 2A Champions

15th March 2017

 Rossvale won the Premier Division 2A title on Saturday with a comfortable win against Millbeg. Our congratulations go to all concerned with the club. There has been a huge turnaround at the club since the start of the season in terms of results. Their new manager, Dougie Gunning, has done a tremendous job in creating an environment from where Rossvale can really flourish. We wish them well with the rest of their season.


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March Fines

12th March 2017

Please note that fines for February have now been sent out and are due by the end of March

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Jimmy Marshall Trophy Updated Draw to 1/4 Finals

27th February 2017

The draw for The Jimmy Marshall Trophy has been updated to the 1/4 Final stage and is as follows;

3rd round draw

2. Houston v C Pupils  18/3

4. Dunoon v Alba  25/3

1/4 Final Draw

  1. Motherwell Thistle v Hillington
  2. Easthall Star v Winner Tie 2
  3. Oban Saints v Port Glasgow AFC  15/4
  4. Winner Tie 4 v EKFC
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FREE DATES issued up to 11th March

27th February 2017

Free dates granted so far are as follows;

20th August;

  • POBU

27th August;

  • Dunoon AFC
  • Port Glasgow AFC

3rd September;

  • Alba Thistle

10th September;

  • Hillington AFC
  • Motherwell Thistle
  • Drumchapel Colts
  • St. Joseph's FP
  • Arkleston Barrhead
  • Neilston AFC
  • Milton of Colquhoun
  • FC Argyle
  • Rossvale
  • Duncanrig
  • Broomhill
  • Duntocher Hibs
  • Easthall Star
  • Goldenhill
  • Ferguslie Star
  • KPR
  • Castlemilk BC
  • Millerston Utd.
  • Busby AFC
  • East End Utd
  • Paisley AFC
  • Alba Thistle (2)
  • Campbeltown Pupils
  • EKYM
  • Tarbert

17th September;

  • Oban Saints
  • Millerston Utd.(2)

8th October

  • Dunoon (2)
  • Claremont
  • East End Utd(2)

15th October

  • Oban Saints (2)
  • Shawlands FP

22nd October

  • Motherwell Th.(2)

29th October

  • Lochgilphead Red Star
  • Rutherglen

5th November

  • Neilston(2)
  • Rosehill Star

12th November

  • Rutherglen(2)
  • Millbeg Villa

26th November

  • FC Argyle(2)
  • Inverclyde

3rd December

  • POBU(2)
  • Broomhill (2)
  • Shawlands FP(2)

10th October

  • Shawlands FP (3)

17th December

  • Rutherglen(3)
  • C Pupils(2)
  • Paisley(2)
  • Carlton YM
  • Drum. Colts(2)
  • EKRR
  • Castlemilk(2)
  • KPR(2)
  • LR Star(2)
  • Easthall (2)
  • Goldenhill(2)

7th January 

  • Motherwell Th (3)
  • Castlemilk (3)

28th January

  • Duncanrig (2)

4th February 

  • Ferguslie (2)
  • Port Glasgow (2)

18th February

  • POBU (3)
  • Dunoon (3)
  • Drumchapel Colts (3)
  • Campbeltown Pupils (3)

25th February

  • Goldenhill (3)
  • Duntocher Hibs (2)

4th March

  • Carlton YM(2)
  • EKYM (2)

18th March

  • EKRR (2)
  • Paisley (3)

25th March

  • Busby Ams (2)
  • KP Rangers
  • Tarbert (2)
  • Campbeltown Pupils(4)

1st April

  • Goldenhill(4)

22nd April

  • Inverclyde (2)
  • Duncanrig (3)


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January Fines

26th February 2017

Would all teams take note that fines from January are due by February 28th.

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Hall Cup draw

19th February 2017

The sections for the 2017 Hall Cup have been drawn as follows. Holders FC Argyle are in section 4.

Section One

1 Lochgilphead Red Star

2 Tarbert

3 Arkleston Barrhead

4 Houston United

Section Two

1 Claremont

2 East End United

3 Port Glasgow OBU

4 Paisley Ams

Section Three

1 Millbeg

2 Castlemilk BC

3 Duntocher Hibs

4 Carlton YM

5 Rossvale

Section Four

1 East Kilbride YM

2 Port Glasgow Ams

3 Broomhill

4 FC Argyle

5 Busby Ams 
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Referees on Standby/ Scottish Cup for 25th March

3rd February 2017

Standby refs for 25/3

  • NJ MacPhail
  • M Dickinson
  • G Train

Scottish Cup

  • J Rose
  • P O'Donnell
  • G Kelso
  • A Seymour


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SAFL - Application for Membership - Season 2017-18

18th January 2017


The Scottish Amateur Football League is taking applications for membership for season 2017-18. If your club wishes to apply, they should contact league Secretary, Mike McLean, in the first instance giving some background information. This info should include a brief club history, size of committee and ground where you intend to play your home fixtures. A copy of your club constituion will also be required.

However, the deadline has now passed for clubs currently playing in any league affiliated to the SAFA. New clubs, not currently playing in an affiliated league, are still welcome to apply up to the end of April.

To do this, simply click on Home then click on Contact us and fill in the form.

The SAFL has a long and distinguished history boasting some of Scotland's most prominent 
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Application for Membership

December Fines

18th January 2017

Please note that the treasurer has sent out all December fines and they are payable by the end of January

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Centenary Trophy Semi Final Draw

2nd November 2016

¼ Final Draw for Centenary Trophy

  1.  Drumchapel Amateur Colts 1-3 St. Joseph's FP  
  2.  Inverclyde AFC  0-2    Motherwell Thistle 
  3.  Goldenhill AFC 3-3 (4-5 pens)  Rutherglen AFC 
  4.  Ferguslie Star  1-3  Alba Thistle 

Semi Final Draw

  1.  Motherwell Thistle  0 - 2  St. Joseph's FP (16/11/2016)   7.45pm    Wishaw Hybrid Park
  2.  Alba Thistle  v  Rutherglen AFC (TBA)
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Congratulations to David Buchanan

14th June 2016

The SAFL would like to congratulate long serving Oban Saints Secretary David Buchanan who received his British Empire Medal today from Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for Argyll & Bute.

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David Buchanan with his BEM


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