East of Scotland League – First Division B 19-20

The East of Scotland League’s twin First Division ‘conference’ sit at Tier 7 of the SFA’s “pyramid”, below the East of Scotland Premier Division.

The twelve clubs will play each other twice and each club from First Division A once to give a league programme of 34 games.  Matches in this league usually kick off at 2.30pm, with earlier starts in mid-winter at grounds with no floodlighting.

The champions of each First Division conference will be automatically promoted to the East of Scotland Premier, with the runners up playing off for a third promotion spot.

2019-20 COMPETITION

Participating clubs:  Arniston Rangers, Coldstream, Dalkeith Thistle, Easthouses Lily, Edinburgh United, Glenrothes, Hawick Royal Albert United, Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts, Preston Athletic, Stirling University EOS, Tweedmouth Rangers, Tynecastle

Opening fixtures

Saturday, July 27

  • Coldstream 4-0 Stirling University EOS
  • Dalkeith Thistle 5-0 Arniston Rangers
  • Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts 4-3 Glenrothes 
  • Tweedmouth Rangers 4-3 Hawick Royal Albert United
  • Edinburgh United P-P Easthouses Lily MW – pitch unplayable 
  • Preston Athletic P-P Tynecastle – pitch unplayable 

Tuesday, July 30

  • Glenrothes 4-0 Stirling University EOS

Wednesday, July 31

  • Arniston Rangers 1-3 Hawick Royal Albert United
  • Coldstream 1-5 Tynecastle
  • Easthouses Lily MW 0-3 Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts – fixture reversed
  • Tweedmouth Rangers 0-6 Preston Athletic
  • Edinburgh United A-A(2-0) Dalkeith Thistle – abandoned 71 mins due to player injury 

Saturday, August 3

  • Arniston Rangers 0-1 Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts
  • Easthouses Lily MW 5-1 Tweedmouth Rangers
  • Glenrothes 6-0 Coldstream
  • Hawick Royal Albert United 6-2 Dalkeith Thistle
  • Preston Athletic 4-2 Stirling University EOS
  • Tynecastle 2-1 Edinburgh United

Saturday, August 10

  • Dalkeith Thistle 2-1 Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts – fixture reversed
  • Tweedmouth Rangers 5-6 Edinburgh United

Tuesday, August 13

  • Dalkeith Thistle 2-2 Tweedmouth Rangers
  • Tynecastle 2-0 Glenrothes

Wednesday, August 14

  • Easthouses Lily MW 0-1 Coldstream
  • Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts 3-0 Stirling University EOS – fixture reversed

Saturday, August 17

  • Hawick Royal Albert United 1-1 Stirling University EOS – fixture reversed

Tuesday, August 20

  • Preston Athletic 0-1 Arniston Rangers

Wednesday, August 21

  • Hawick Royal Albert United 0-2 Edinburgh United

Saturday, August 24

  • Arniston Rangers 4-3 Stirling University EOS – fixture reversed
  • Edinburgh United 2-1 Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts
  • Glenrothes 3-3 Tweedmouth Rangers
  • Preston Athletic 6-1 Hawick Royal Albert United

Saturday, August 31

  • Easthouses Lily MW 7-2 Hawick Royal Albert United
  • Stirling University EOS 3-2 Preston Athletic
  • Tynecastle 7-2 Coldstream

Saturday, September 7

  • Arniston Rangers 1-1 Edinburgh United
  • Dalkeith Thistle 2-1 Easthouses Lily MW
  • Hawick Royal Albert United 2-5 Glenrothes
  • Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts 4-2 Preston Athletic
  • Tweedmouth Rangers 2-6 Coldstream
  • Tynecastle 4-1 Stirling University EOS

Saturday, September 14

  • Coldstream 2-1 Dalkeith Thistle
  • Stirling University EOS 1-5 Tynecastle

Saturday, September 21

  • Dalkeith Thistle 0-5 Preston Athletic
  • Hawick Royal Albert United 1-0 Arniston Rangers
  • Tweedmouth Rangers 2-3 Stirling University EOS
  • Tynecastle 9-0 Easthouses Lily MW

Saturday, September 28

  • Arniston Rangers 2-1 Tweedmouth Rangers
  • Coldstream 2-4 Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts
  • Dalkeith Thistle 1-6 Tynecastle
  • Edinburgh United 4-1 Stirling University EOS
  • Glenrothes 1-1 Preston Athletic
  • Hawick Royal Albert United 1-6 Easthouses Lily MW

Tuesday, October 1

  • Preston Athletic 2-1 Coldstream
  • Tynecastle 5-1 Arniston Rangers

Wednesday, October 2

  • Easthouses Lily 2-3 Glenrothes

Saturday, October 5

  • Arniston Rangers 1-3 Glenrothes
  • Dalkeith Thistle 3-1 Stirling University EOS
  • Easthouses Lily 1-2 Preston Athletic
  • Edinburgh United 2-3 Coldstream
  • Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts 4-2 Hawick Royal Albert United
  • Tynecastle 15-1 Tweedmouth Rangers

Saturday, October 12

  • Arniston Rangers 1-5 Tynecastle
  • Coldstream 3-4 Edinburgh United
  • Stirling University EOS 5-2 Hawick Royal Albert United
  • Tweedmouth Rangers 0-2 Dalkeith Thistle

Saturday, October 19

  • Stirling University EOS 4-3 Easthouses Lily MW
  • Coldstream P-P Arniston Rangers – unplayable pitch
  • Glenrothes P-P Dalkeith Thistle – unplayable pitch
  • Hawick Royal Albert United P-P Tynecastle – unplayable pitch
  • Tweedmouth Rangers P-P Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts – unplayable pitch
  • Preston Athletic P-P Edinburgh United – due to Alex Jack Cup tie

Saturday, October 26

Tuesday, October 29

  • Dalkeith Thistle P-P Coldstream – now Sat, Nov 9

Wednesday, October 30

  • Easthouses Lily MW P-P Tynecastle – to be rearranged

Saturday, November 2

Saturday, November 9

  • Dalkeith Thistle 3-0 Coldstream (2.30pm)
  • Tweedmouth Rangers P-P Glenrothes – unplayable pitch 
  • Inter Conference matches

Saturday, November 16

  • Edinburgh United 1-3 Glenrothes
  • Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts 1-5 Tynecastle
  • Preston Athletic 2-2 Dalkeith Thistle
  • Stirling University EOS 2-1 Tweedmouth Rangers
  • Coldstream P-P Hawick Royal Albert United – unplayable pitch
  • Easthouses Lily MW P-P Arniston Rangers – unplayable pitch

Saturday, November 23

Saturday, November 30

Saturday, December 7

Wednesday, December 11

  • Tweedmouth Rangers 1-3 Tynecastle (@ Shielfield Park)

Saturday, December 14

Saturday, December 28

  • Arniston Rangers 0-0 Dalkeith Thistle
  • Easthouses Lily MW 3-4 Edinburgh United
  • Glenrothes 1-2 Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts
  • Hawick Royal Albert United 1-2 Tweedmouth Rangers
  • + Inter Conference matches

Saturday, January 4

  • Coldstream 5-1 Tweedmouth Rangers
  • Easthouses Lily MW 0-5 Dalkeith Thistle
  • Edinburgh United 2-1 Arniston Rangers
  • + Inter Conference matches

Saturday, January 11

  • Arniston Rangers P-P Easthouses Lily MW – unplayable pitch
  • Dalkeith Thistle P-P Edinburgh United – unplayable pitch
  • Hawick Royal Albert United P-P Coldstream – unplayable pitch
  • + Inter Conference matches

Saturday. January 18

Saturday, January 25

  • Dalkeith Thistle 1-2 Glenrothes
  • Stirling University EOS 2-2 Coldstream
  • Tynecastle 3-2 Preston Athletic
  • + Inter Conference matches

Saturday, February 1

Saturday, February 8

Saturday, February 15

  • Tweedmouth Rangers P-P Arniston Rangers – unplayable pitch

Saturday, February 22

  • Glenrothes P-P Edinburgh United – unplayable pitch
  • Stirling University EOS P-P Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts – unplayable pitch 

Saturday, February 29

  • Hawick Royal Albert United 0-5 Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts (@ Volunteer Park, Hawick Linden RFC)
  • Arniston Rangers P-P Coldstream – unplayable pitch 
  • Edinburgh United P-P Tynecastle – unplayable pitch 
  • Preston Athletic P-P Easthouses Lily MW – unplayable pitch
  • Stirling University EOS P-P Glenrothes – unplayable pitch

Saturday, March 7

Saturday, March 14

  • Arniston Rangers P-P Preston Athletic – due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Coldstream P-P Glenrothes – due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Edinburgh United P-P Hawick Royal Albert United – due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Stirling University EOS P-P Dalkeith Thistle – due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Tweedmouth Rangers P-P Easthouses Lily MW – due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Tynecastle P-P Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts – due to COVID-19 pandemic

SEASON CONCLUDED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC – TYNECASTLE DECLARED CHAMPIONS