16th August 2018
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Whitedale and Whalsay make it through to final of Manson Cup

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Whitedale will meet Whalsay in senior football’s Manson Cup final on Saturday 29th June at Gilbertson Park, after both came through their semi-final second-leg ties successfully on Monday evening.

Meanwhile Friday’s matches in the G&S Flooring Premier League saw champions Spurs stun Whitedale, expected to be one of their main challengers this season, with a 5-0 victory. In the other games Celtic defeated Delting and Thistle drew with Scalloway.

Connel Gresham who scored a hat trick for Spurs against Whitedale. Photo: Kevin Jones

Connel Gresham who scored a hat trick for Spurs against Whitedale. Photo: Kevin Jones

 
Manson Cup
(semi-finals, second leg)
 
Celtic 0 – 2 Whitedale 2
(5-3 to Whitedale on aggregate)
Goals from Richard Sinclair and Greg Tulloch secured Whitedale’s place in the final.
 
Thistle 0, Whalsay 3
(5-0 to Whalsay on aggregate)
Whalsay progress through to the final with goals from Colin Anderson (2) and James Shearer.

G&S Flooring Premier League

Celtic 5, Delting 2
Goals from Jamie Duffy, Jordan Simpson, Finn Watt, Roy Wood and James Aitken (penalty) gave Celtic an impressive victory. Delting replied through Craig Jarvie and Peter Peterson.

Spurs 5, Whitedale 0
The reigning league champions continued their impressive run of form, thrashing Whitedale 5-0 with goals from Jordan Webb, Scott Morrison and a hat trick from the prolific Connel Gresham.

Thistle 1, Scalloway 1
Thistle striker Bruce Johnson got on the score sheet with Andrew Flett replying for Scalloway in a closely contested match.

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