Scottish Non League Review


My Other Publications for Sale

Publishing the REVIEW has also led to several other publications being produced over the past two decades, mainly on the history of the game.

A precursor to the Miscellany Series was the six part set of Scottish non League Histories An index of contents is listed below.

Past Members of the Scottish Football League

Scottish Junior Cup Results series

Scottish Qualifying Cup 1895-1995

Senior non League Football in South West Scotland

Scottish Junior Football - The Early Years

The Central League 1931-1991

The Scottish Football Review of 1877/78

Livingston United a History

Spartans FC a History

History of Cowlairs FC 1876-1896

Scottish Non League Histories:

A sister publication to the REVIEW, there have now been six volumes published. It contains, as the title suggests, historical articles on the game in Scotland, many of which are short histories of clubs, both past and present, as well as histories of cup competitions etc. Each has around 50 pages.

Volume 1

Junior Football in Cowdenbeath, Arthurlie, Camelon, Dunbar United, Haddington Athletic, Ormiston Athletic, Pollok, Junior Football in Lochgelly, Kelso United, Ross County, Selkirk, Vale of Leithen, Annan Athletic, Threave Rovers, Cove Rangers, Lybster Portland, Tollcross, 100 Years of Caithness Football.

Volume 2

Irvine & District Junior League, Irvine Rangers, Beginnings of Irvine Meadow, Irvine Victoria, Edinburgh & District League 1951/52, Newburgh, Edinburgh University, Heriot Watt University, Blackburn United, Erskine Hospital Charity Cup, McKay - The One Man Team, Kilwinning Rangers, West of Scotland Cup, Sleeping Giants of West Lothian, Cronberry Eglinton, Burntisland Shipyard, Gretna, Larkhall Junior Derbies, Clackmannanshire Junior Trophies, Scottish Juvenile Cup, Ross County in 1990/91 Scottish Cup, Glasgow Corporation Transport, Edinburgh United, Football in Hill of Beath, Spartans, Junior Cup Finals, Whitehill Welfare.

Volume 3

West Fife Amateur FA, Dunkeld Amateurs, Pre-League Port Glasgow Athletic, King Cup, Main Non League Grounds in Edinburgh, Dumfries Hibernians, Senior Non League Football in Ayrshire, Central League 45 Years Ago, London Caledonians, Junior Football in 1900, Caterpillar FC, Churchill Cup, Scottish Cup Football in Duns, Dumfries-shire Junior Football, South of Scotland League, Fife Junior Snippets, Fife Juniors from the 1950s, East Fife's Non League Years.

Volume 4

Gretna - Brief History, Maryhill Juniors, Junior Cup Fever in Fife, Dundee Violet, Football Around Lesmahagow After WW2, Early History of Football in Edinburgh & East of Scotland, More on Fife Juniors From the 1950s, Dundee Junior Football, Junior Football in Benarty, Law Galloway Cup, Football in Stanley, Jeanfield Swifts First Junior Days, Turiff United - Brief History, Moorpark Amateurs, Ayrshire Junior Cup - Largs 1923 Win, Saltcoats Victoria, Irvine Victoria, East Fife V Edinburgh University (Jan 1963), Links United.

Volume 5

Football in Kelty, 1950s Lanarkshire Juniors, Glasgow Junior League, From Hamper Boy to Junior President, A Brief History of Hermes FC, Junior Leagues, Rosebery Juniors, The Blue Lichties, Effects of World War One on Junior Football, Glasgow Junior League Division Two, East Region Club Notes (since 1973), Annan Athletic, Methils Vanished Old Firm, A Century (and more) of Caithness Football, Broxburn United, Ross County in the Scottish Cup, Good to be a Fifer, Dalry Thistle, Rothes FC.

Volume 6

Junior Football in Troon, Gala Fairydean (John Clayton), Wick Academy - Scottish Cup Hopefuls (Ken Wood), Football at Meadowbank (Alick Milne), Edinburgh City (Dave Beecroft), Crossgates Primrose - in brief, Stoneyburn Juniors - in brief, Singers FC 1919-1927, Beardmore Athletic & Dalmuir Juniors, Scottish Cup Football in Chirnside (Jim Stewart), Saltcoats Victoria - in brief, Muirkirk Juniors - in brief, South Ayrshire League Membership (Jim McAulay), The Intermediates - The First Fixtures, Buchanhaven Hearts, Lesmahagow Juniors (John Ridley), Fifty Years Ago - Clubs Who Have Left Us, Dunipace Juniors (John Ridley), Haddington Athletic - The Early Post-war Years (Tom Thornton), Borders Football in the Late 1930s.


Scottish Non League Histories Availability & Price

Volume 1 (reprint) £2
Volume 2 (reprint) £2
Volume 3 (reprint) £2
Volume 4 (reprint) £2
Volume 5 (reprint) £2
Volume 6 £2
Add 40p postage for each Volume
All six Volumes are available for £12.75 (including contirbution to postage)

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Past Members of the Scottish League:

Although there are currently 40 clubs in the Scottish League, there are a similar number of ex-members. These range from those clubs which lasted one season to the likes of Third Lanark who were members for over 70 years. This series of 5 books looks at these clubs, giving the following details, where known: grounds (including the first match played on each of them), club colours, other leagues competed in, honours (including local competitions), their Scottish League year-by-year performance, and a list of players capped. The main part of each clubs section contains ALL their League results, divided into each opponent. ie Abercorn V Aberdeen, V Airdrie, V Albion Rovers etc.

Add 40p postage for each Volume. The total series has around 350 pages, an average of 70 pages for each Volume.

Volume 1: Abercorn, Armadale, Arthurlie, Ayr, Ayr Parkhouse.  NOW SOLD OUT (however a photocopy is available for £2)

Volume 2: Bathgate, Beith, Bo'ness, Broxburn United, Cambuslang, Clackmannan, Clydebank, Cowlairs, Dumbarton Harp, Dundee Hibernian, Dundee Wanderers, Dykehead.  NOW SOLD OUT (however a photocopy is available for £3)

Volume 3: Edinburgh City, ES Clydebank, Galston, Helensburgh, Johnstone, Kings Park, Leith, Leith Athletic.  NOW SOLD OUT (however a photocopy is available for £3)

Volume 4: Linthouse, Lochgelly United, Mid-Annandale, Nithsdale Wanderers, Northern, Peebles Rovers, Port Glasgow Athletic, Renton, Royal Albert.  NOW SOLD OUT (however a photocopy is available for £3)

Volume 5: St Bernards, Solway Star, Thistle, Third Lanark, Vale of Leven. NOW SOLD OUT (however a photocopy is available for £3)

All 5 for £14 post free.

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Scottish Junior Cup - results booklets

1989-2001 Contains all the results during this period, plus a run down on which rounds each club has reached during the period. In A4 size and printed one side only £3 (£1 postage).

The period 1968-1989 is covered by Paul Crankshaw's publication from the late 1980's. This is sold out, but Paul has allowed me to sell photocopies - £3 (£1 postage).

A volume covering the 1960-68 period is also now available, published in December 2002. Cost is £3 plus £1 postage.

The 1950/1 to 1959/60 period was published in October 2010. Price is £4.50 including postage.

All 4 booklets are available for £15 including postage.

Work continues on trying to whittle down the list of missing results remaining from the 1930s and 1940s.

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Scottish Qualifying Cup 1895-1995

Published in May 1995, this contains ALL the results for the Qualifying Cup in its various formats over the years, including cup final scorers etc. Additionally, the results of the Preliminary Rounds of the Scottish Cup (early 1890`s), Scottish Consolation Cup and Victory Cup are also detailed. This impressive statistical book (210 pages) is vital to any historian. An update since 1995 as well as some additions and corrections will be sent with each order, at no extra cost Now £5.00 (originally £6.95) (£1 postage)

An update booklet (28 pages) to the original Qualifying Cup book with all results since 1995 to 2005 as well as details of additions and corrections, and a statistical analysis is now available. £2 - Post free when ordered with the original book

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Senior Non League Football In South West Scotland

The first book to cover League football in this area. Leagues have been in operation in the South for 100 years and there are many long-running cup competitions. As well as all the final tables and cup winners, individual club histories of all current and past member clubs and results of all Scottish Cup ties are given. An invaluable addition to the history of Scottish football. Now £4 (Was £5.95) (£1 postage)

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Scottish Junior Football - The Early Years

This 28-page booklet (originally published in 1991) looks at the pre-1900 Junior Football scene, with listings of clubs etc. Reprinted copies now available. £1.50 (50p postage)

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The Central League 1931-1991

Originally published in 1991, this has been reprinted (photocopies) and contains details on each club as well as who has competed over the years and much, much more. £2.50 (65p postage)

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The Scottish Football Review of 1877/78

Published in 2002, this Includes all cup results (national and county), international details and reports, club match results, a club directory and more, giving a flavour of the game 125 years ago. £2 (50p postage)

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A Short History of Livingston United

By John Weir, this 32 page booklet tells the history of the club, formed in 1970, as well as details of their juvenile period prior to this. In addition, there are some details of the earlier clubs in the town as well as Unitedís final league positions and their Junior Cup record. Published 2007. £1.50 (50p postage)

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Graduating with Honours - A Short History of Spartans FC

By Archie MacGregor Jnr, this 16 page booklet is a short history of the east of Scotland league club who have shot to prominence in recent years. Published 2007. £1 (50p postage)

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History of Cowlairs FC 1876-1896

One of the founder members of the Scottish League, this 56 page booklet was originally published by SNLR in 1991 and has long since sold out. This reprint is now available. £2.50 (70p postage)

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