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Football at Newbattle

Newbattle's Dana Cup goal  v  Interclubes Brazil, Summer 2009

Newbattle has a number of thriving football teams, and a strong pedigree of former players. We give our pupils the opportunity to take part in football as:

We develop both individual and team skills and give our pupils the opportunity to represent Newbattle in competitive games both home & away against other schools.

The Football Academy

In S2, S5 and S6, all pupils take one period per week of Peak Performance. One of the many options available through the PE Department is the Football Academy. The Football Academy won the Midlothian Award for Outstanding Contribution to School Sport Award 2007.

The Senior Team Playing in 2012           Celebrating the Winning Goal

Left: Action from the Newbattle Seniors Lothian Cup win at Spartans FC in June 2012,             Right: Goal celebration from the U14 Scottish Plate Final 2012

Newbattle High School Football Club

Newbattle has always had a strong history when it comes to football - as can be seen from our Roll of Honour. For more information on football at Newbattle, see Mr Frame (History).

Celebrating the winning goalNewbattle High School FC plays in the East & Midlothian Schools FA Leagues from Under 13 to Under 15 and the Lothian Schools FA Leagues at Under 16 and Senior Level. making the school one of the few who offer extra-curricular League Football for all ages.   The Club plays home games at Mayfield Complex, opposite the school.

Perhaps the highlight of the school football calendar is the annual trip to the DANA Cup in Denmark each July. This is the second biggest international youth football event in Europe and attracts some 900 teams from over 45 countries.

Recent successes 

  • 2012  Seniors: Lothian Cup  winners, Under 15 EMSFA Cup winners, Dana Cup Quarter Final, Under 14 Scottish Plate, Edinburgh Cup, EMSFA Cup  winners.
  • 2013 Under 16: Lothian Cup winners, Under 15 Edinburgh League Champions, EMSFA Cup winners
  • 2015 Senior: LOeague Winners, Under 13: cup champions 

Team Photos

Under 13 Boys' Football Team Under 14 Boys' Football Team
Under 13 Boys Football Team 2014-2015 Under 14 Boys Football Team 2014-2015
Under 16 Boys' Football Team Under 16 Boys' Football Team
Under 16 Boys Football Team 2014-2015 Senior Boys' Football Team 2014-2015

Meet the Coaches

Mr J Frame
Mr J Frame,
Football Team Coach

Newbattle Football Achievements

  • 2015-2016 Scottish SFA School of the Year
  • 2015-2016 Under 14 League Winners
  • 2014-2015 Lothian Senior League Winners
  • 2014-2015 Under 13 Scottish National Cashback Champions
  • 2013-2014 Under 16 Lothian Cup Winners
  • 2013-2014 Under 15 ESSFA League Shield
  • 2013-2014 Under 13 EMSFA Cup Winners
  • 2013-2014 Under 17 Midlothian Council Junior Team of the Year
  • 2012-2013 Under 16 Lothian Cup winners
  • 2012-2013 Under 15 Edinburgh League Champions
  • 2012-2013 Under 15 EMSFA Cup winners 
  • 2011-2012 Seniors: Lothian Cup winners
  • 2011-2012 Under 15 EMSFA Cup winners
  • 2011-2012 Under 15 Dana Cup Quarter Final
  • 2011-2012 Under 14 Scottish Plate
  • 2011-2012 Under 14 Edinburgh Cup
  • 2011-2012 Under 14 EMSFA Cup  winners
  • 2010-2011 Lothian senior league champions
  • 2010-2011 Scottish U14 Plate Finalists
  • 2009-2010 Charlie Wood Memorial Trophy  Winners (under 13)
  • 2009-2010 EMSFA Under 14 Cup Winners
  • 2009-2010 Lothian Under 16 Cup Winners
  • 2008-2009 Charlie Wood Memorial Trophy winners (under 13)
  • 2008-2009 SSFA South East Region Under 15 Champions
  • 2006-2007 EMSFA Cup Under 13 and Under 15 winners
  • 2005-2006 EMSFA Cup Under 15 winners
  • 2005-2006 Under 16 Lothian League winners
  • 2004-2005 Under 16 Lothian League winners

Roll of Honour

Year Trophies Runner-Up Top Scorer Player of the Season County Caps
2016/17          
2015/16

SSFA School of the Year

U14 League Champions

U14 EMSFA Cup U13 Sean Smyk
U14 Jack Solway
U16 Liam Edmondston
Senior Scott Hay
U13 Craig Knight
U14 Andrew Muir
U16 Morgan Rutherford
Senior  Scott Hay
n/a
2014/15

Lothian Senior League

Scottish National Cashback U13 Champions

U14  EMSFA Cup

U14 EMSFA League

Lothian Senior Cup

U13 Jack Solway
U14 Liam Edmondston
U16 Dean Cameron
Senior Kieran Somerville

U13 Jack Neilson
U14 Andrew Muir
U16 Scott Hay
Senior  Ross Currie

n/a
2013/14

Lothian Under 16  Cup

ESSFA Under 15 League Shield

EMSFA  U13 Cup

U17 Midlothian Council Junior Team of the Year

- U13 Byron McKinley
U14 Morgan Rutherford
U15 Dean Cameron
U16 Kieran Somerville
Senior Kyle Melrose
U13 Liam Edmondston
U14 Darin Waugh
U15 Scott Hay
U16 Kevin Waugh
Senior Josh Elliott
n/a
2012/13

Lothian U16 Cup

ESSFA U15  League

EMSFA U15 Cup

- U13 Jack Smith
U14 Shaun Smith (30)
U15 Kevin Waugh
U16 Darren McCraw
Senior Andy Watson
U13 Kieran McDougall
U14 Kieran Weighand
U15 Jason Aitken
U16 Ross Currie
Senior Ryan Miller
Kevin Waugh, Kieran Somerville, Craig Reid
2011/12

Lothian Senior Cup

EMSFA U15 Cup

EMSFA U14 Cup

Scottish U14 Plate

Edinburgh SFA U14 Cup

EMSFA U14 League U13 Shaun Smith
U14 Kieran Somerville
U15 Darren McCraw
U16 Conor Wyllie
Senior Chris Kirkwood
U13 Cameron Chisholm
U14 Kevin Waugh
U15 Ross Currie
U16 Shaun Devine
Senior Liam Fellenger

Declan Dalgliesh, Russell Hogg

Lothian Seniors - Allan Hay
2010/11 Lothian Senior League

ESFA U15 League

Colonel Clark Cup

EMSFA U15

Scottish U14 Plate

U13 Kieran Somerville
U14 Lewis Hogarth
U15 Conor Wyllie
U16 Andrew Ferrier
Senior Steven Wright
U13 Ross Gemmell
U14 Connor Lawrie
U15 Andy Watson
U16 Thomas Thomson
Senior Steven Wright

Calvin Clark, Gareth Fleming, Andy Watson, James Rogers-Jones (captain), Sean Devine, Michael Kierzkowski

Lothian Seniors - Allan Hay, Ryan Somerville
2009/10

EMSFA U13 Cup

EMSFA U14 Cup

EMSFA U16 Cup

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U13 Ross Moir
U14 James Rogers-Jones
U15 Thomas Cordery
U16 Craig Bonar
Senior Chris Barnes

U13 Ross Currie
U14 Michael Kierzkowski
U15 Rory MacIver
Senior Ryan McQueenie
Thomas Cordery, Rory MacIver
2008/09

EMSFA U13 Cup

ESSA U15 League

SSFA U15 Cup Quarter Final

U13 Greg Caw
U14 Declan Smith
U15 Ryan Sommerville
Senior Ross Waters

U13 Sean Devine
U14 Barry King
U15 Allan Hay
Senior Grant Gibb

Callum Gilzean, Craig Bonar, Liam Fellenger, Allan Hay, Ryan Somerville

2007/08

 

 

EMSFA U14 League

LSFA U16 Plate

U13 Andrew Ferrier
U14 Ryan Sommerville (24)
U16 Ross Waters

U13 Tyler Durnion
U14 Callum Gilzean
U16 Bryan Young

Stuart Duncanson, David Liddle (Scottish Cup Finalists)

Lothian Seniors - Graeme Aitken

2006/07

EMSFA U13 Cup

EMSFA U15 Cup

LSFA U16 Plate

U13 Ryan Somerville
U14 Liam Caw
U15 Ali Adams
U16 James Guy (25)

U13 Callum Gilzean
U14 Conar Ramsay
U15 Ewan Wilson
U16 Sean Gillies

Lothian Seniors - Ryan Law  Darren Flynn
2005/06

LSFA U16 LEAGUE

EMSFA U15
CUP

EMSFA
League

U13 Dale Bennett
U14 Ali Adams
U15 James Guy
U16 Darren Flynn
Senior Darren Flynn

U13 Conar Ramsay
U14 Steven McGrath
U15 James Guy
U16 Ryan Law
Senior Graeme Young

James Guy, Owen Lean, Darren Landells, James Watson (Scottish Cup Finalists)

Lothian Seniors - Graeme Young

2004/05

LSFA U16 LEAGUE

U16  MIDLOTHIAN COUNCIL TEAM OF THE YEAR

EMSFA U13 Cup

U13 Ali Adams
U14 James Guy
U16 Graeme Young
Senior Kevin Morrison (21)

U13 Stuart Duncanson
U14 James Watson
U16 Sean Dillon
Senior Kevin Morrison

Darren Flynn, Liam Calder, Ryan Law

Lothian Seniors - Kevin Morrison (Scottish Cup Winners)

2003/04 U15 Colonel Clark ESFA Cup - U13 James Guy
U14 Darren Flynn
U15 Graeme Young (12)
U16 Kevin Morrison

U13 Liam O'Meara
U14 Ryan Law
U15 James Massey
U16 Kevin Morrison

Andy Jack, Sean Dillon (Captain), Barrie Dillon, David Gillan, James Massey, Graeme Young (Scottish Cup Winners)

LSFA Senior - Craig Gow (Scottish Cup Runners Up)

2002/03

U14 EMSFA Cup

LSFA Senior

U13 Darren Flynn (17)
U14 Graeme Young
Senior Greg Marshall

U13 Darren Flynn
U14 Graeme Young
Senior Greg Marshall

Gary Bennett, Steven Dyett (Scottish Cup Winners)
2001/02

U13  EMSFA Cup

U16  Lothian Cup

U14 EMSFA League

U13 Peter Jack (16)
U14 Gary Bennett
U16 Alan Cleary

U13 James Massey
U14 Mark Stewart
U16 Allan Cleary

Allan Cleary , Craig Gow, Iain Watson (Scottish Cup Winners)

2000/01

U13 EMSFA Cup

Senior: LSFA Division 1
- U13 Gary Bennett (19)
U14 Ian Watson
U16 James Ness

U13 Steven Dyett
U14 Steven Thomas
Senior James Ness

Graham Gerrard, Greg Marshall, Danny MacAleavy, Lee Stewart

1999/00

U14 EMSFA Cup

LSFA 18
S/F

U13 Douglas Evans
U14 Graeme Gerrard (25)
Senior James Ness

U13 Ian Watson
U14 Greg Marshall
Senior Scott Dewar

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1998/99

U16 LSFA East League

LSFA 16 S/F

U13 Scott Fraser
U16
Robert Duncan (9)

U13 Danny MacAleavy
U16 Bryan Wilson

Adam Nelson  ** Scotland Cap **

(Scottish Cup Winners)
1997/98 U15 EMSFA Cup James Ness (10) U15 Scott Dewar Colin Herriot, Steven Grandison

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