Spurs triumph in Highland Fuels Trophy

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Scalloway's keeper Danny Reid dives in vain as Jordan Webb scores Spurs' first goal. Photo: Kevin Jones

Scalloway’s keeper Danny Reid dives in vain as Jordan Webb scores Spurs’ first goal. Photo: Kevin Jones

Spurs have won the first senior football silverware of the season, the Highland Fuels Trophy, for the fourth time in a row.

The Lerwick side defeated Scalloway 3-1 in the final last night at Harbison Park in Symbister, following their 6-2 semi-final victory against town rivals Thistle last Thursday.

Spurs took the lead in the first half with a goal by midfielder Jordan Webb. They doubled the scoreline after the break when Webb scored from the penalty spot after Connol Gresham was brought down in the box.

Shane Jamieson scored a third for the winners from a terrific set piece. Scalloway got a consolation goal from the penalty spot.

The trophy for the competition, the annual curtain-raiser for the main outdoor season, was presented to Spurs captain Josie Kay by Peter Malcolmson.

Peter Malcolmson presents the Highland Fuels Cup to Spurs captain Joe Kay following last night's 3-1 victory over Scalloway at Harbiston Park. Photo: Kevin Jones

Peter Malcolmson presents the Highland Fuels Cup to Spurs captain Joe Kay. Photo: Kevin Jones

The main action in the G&S Flooring Premier League begins on Friday with three matches – Celtic v Delting at Clickimin South, Thistle v Scalloway at Gilbertson Park and Whalsay v Ness United at Harbison Park.

• For full reports, fixtures and more photos see The Shetland Times on Friday.

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Jim Tait is news editor at The Shetland Times.

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