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Welcome to the official Edinburgh City website,

 

We are delighted with all our sponsors but are pleased to announce Hutchinson Networks Ltd as our main sponsor for the third successful year not only for the senior team but also for our U20's. Please click on either strip or the logo on the right hand side to take you through to see the full range of services they have to offer.

 

The picture on the top left of our header is Club Captain Dougie Gair being presented with the 2014-2015 Scottish Lowland Football League Trophy by Stewart Regan the Chief Executive of the Scottish Football Association.

 

Like our new home and away strip, You can now order the tops in any size either by popping into Football Nation on Lothian Road or clicking on their logo below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please click on the following links to take you through to Edinburgh City's latest sponsors where you will able to view the full range of services they have to offer.

 

 

 

Matchday Hospitality Suite now available

 

We have created a Matchday Hospitality Suite this season which can hold up to 25 people. Please see our sponsorship and hospitality tab for futher information.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Do you know from as little as £25 you could sponsor Edinburgh City FC this season, there is various opportunities either through matchball, matchday or individual player sponsorship, We also have packages regarding programme and pitchside advertising please go to our sponsorship and hospitality tab for futher information.

 

Admission prices for the 2015-2016 season

 

Edinburgh City have decided to freeze the admission prices for yet another season with £5 for adults and £2 for concessions per game with programmes and refreshments available within the stadium. Please note these prices do not include the Scottish Cup matches. Season tickets are £50 and concessions £20 and can be purchased either through the club shop or by contacting any committee member or by dropping us an e-mail.

 

Please note that no unaccompanied U18's will be permitted into the Stadium during match days. This decision was not taken lightly and is constantly reviewed in conjunction with Edinburgh Leisure. If this alters in the future Edinburgh City will confirm this through our various social media applications.

 

Latest News

 

13/02/2016 Edinburgh University

 

City welcome Edinburgh University to Meadowbank in the South Challenge Cup this Saturday, kick off is 15.00pm with programmes, merchandise and refreshments available once inside the Stadium.

 

01/02/2016 City Sign Hibs Youngster on Loan

 

Edinburgh City FC are delighted to announce the loan signing of Hibernian FC's highly rated Under 20 defender Aaron Dunsmore. The 19 year-old right back has been a regular for Joe McBride’s Under 20 side in the SPFL Development League this season and he has also been an unused substitute for the first team on a number of occasions.

 

City manager Gary Jardine said "I'm really grateful to Hibs for allowing us to bring in Aaron on a development loan until the end of the season. He's a player I've admired greatly any time I've seen him in action for their Under 20 side and I'm sure he'll be a fantastic addition to our squad as we bid to regain our Lowland League title".

 

06/02/2016 Preston Athletic

 

City welcomed Preston Athletic to Meadowbank on Lowland League business this afternoon and secured all 3 points with a fine display with Ross Allum grabbing a brace ( 32 and 43 mins ) Caddow ( 48 mins ) and Carse ( 89 mins ) all scoring for City with Preston scoring from the spot in the 85th minute.

Full time: Edinburgh City 4 Preston Athletic 1

 

23/01/2016 East Kilbride

 

Despite Citys Allum hitting both the bar and the post, both Dunn and Gair shots cleared of the line and a string of good stops by EK goalkeeper Kean it was East Kilbride who had the best chance to break the deadlock in this cup tie when they were awarded a penalty in the 48th minute which Stobie saved. The game went to extra time and then penalties, EK scored their penalties but with Allum's shot crashing off the underside of the bar and McFarland's saved it was East Kilbride that progressed to the semi finals.

Full time: Edinburgh City 0 East Kilbride 0 - East Kilbride win 4-2 on

penalties.

 

16/01/2016 Gala Fairydean Rovers

 

City travelled to Galashiels and returned with all three points after a fine preformance with a brace from Ross Allum ( 35 & 49 mins ) Hope reduced the scorline for the hosts in 68 minutes but just three minutes later City had their 2 goal cushion back when Dougie Gair converted a penalty ( 71 mins ) after Allum had been fouled.

Full time: Gala Fairydean Rovers 1 Edinburgh City 3

 

09/01/2016 Threave Rovers

 

City welcomed Threave Rovers to the Stadium and the hosts secured all three points thanks to goals from Ouzy See ( 16 and 31 mins ) and a Dougie Gair penalty in the 84th minute.

Full time: Edinburgh City 3 Threave Rovers 0

 

Xmas

 

Edinburgh City would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy and successful 2016.

 

02/01/2016 Spartans

 

City travelled to Spartans hoping for a perfect start to the New

Year and managed to get all three points in an action packed Lowland League derby, Despite playing some decent football it was Spartans that took the lead through a Murrell volley in the first 10 minutes, Spartans then doubled their lead when Horribine (39 mins) finished well, Mbu managed to pull one back for City (45 mins) after being left unmarked at the back post and latching onto Gair's corner.

City started the second half looking more determined and were awarded a penalty within 2 minutes of the restart when Carswell appeared to have brought down See in the box, the goalkeeper redeemed himself by saving Dougie Gair's spot kick, the resulting corner was headed home by Allum

(48 mins) to level the match, Spartans were then reduced to 10 men when Duthie received his second yellow card, and three minutes later reduced to 9 men when Malone brought down Allum in the penatly box and received a straight red, Allum took the resulting spot kick but was again saved by Carswell, within a few seconds Brown was shown a straight red card when he was adjudged to have wrestled See to the ground and Spartans were reduced to 8 men and City awarded their third penalty which Carswell saved again from Allum, the heroics of the Spartans keeper did not stop there with fine stops from See, Allum, Donaldson and McConnell as City piled on the pressure but was unable to stop a fine shot from Allum (89 mins) to finally give City the lead for the first time and all three points.

Full time: Spartans 2 Edinburgh City 3

 

 

19/12/2015 Cumbernauld Colts

 

City played hosts to Cumbernauld Colts in their first ever visit to Meadowbank Stadium and it was City that took the lead when Ross Allum headed home after a fine cross by Muhsin in the 33rd minute, A Cumbernauld penalty converted by Broadfoot ( 70mins ) levelled the score but Allum restored City's lead with a tremendous shot in the 85th minute, An excellent move seen John Dunn ( 90 mins ) round the goalkeeper for City's third.

Full time: Edinburgh City 3 Cumbernauld Colts 1

 

SFA South Region Challenge Cup draw

 

City have been drawn at home against Edinburgh University in the 3rd round of the SFA South Region Challenge Cup, this tie will be played on Saturday the 13th of February 2016 with a 3pm kick off.

 

12/12/2015 Gretna 2008

 

City's game against Gretna was postponed

 

05/12/2015 No game

 

Due to East Kilbride playing their replay again Stenhousmuir in the Scottish Cup on Saturday our game in the East of Scotland Cup has been postponded.

 

28/11/2015 Edinburgh University

 

City welcomed Edinburgh University to the Stadium and started well with McFarland scoring within the first five minutes, Gair added City's second on the 13th minute and Muhsin added the third on the 44th, two further goals in the second half from Carse ( 75 ) and See ( 81 ) secured the three points.

Full time: Edinburgh City 5 Edinburgh University 0

 

21/11/2015 Lothian Thistle HV

 

Lothian Thistel HV took the lead in the first three minutes when Smith converted a penalty for the East of Scotland Champions, despite City creating chances Mushin finally equalised with a slightly deflected shot in 28 minutes, Both sides created further chances in the second half but See won a penalty for City with 2 minutes remaining after being brought down after a clever turn and duly converted to take Edinburgh City through to the next round.

Full time: Edinburgh City 2 Lothian Thistle 1

Peter Trainer 06/11/2015

 

Edinburgh City FC are saddened to announce the death of our friend,sponsor and committee member Peter Trainer after a short illness.

In a near 20 year association his work behind the scenes at both the social and football club was always greatly appreciated and his passing leaves a huge gap at our club. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.

Peter's funeral will held at Seafield on Tuesday the 17th of November at 3pm.

 

30/11/2015 Preston Athletic

 

City travelled down to the Pennypit and came away with the 3 points thanks to a Ross Allum first half hatrick followed by goals from Caddow, Paterson, Mushin, Carse and Donaldson.

Full time: Preston Athletic 2 Edinburgh City 8

 

Morain Scott

 

Morain, friends of many at Edinburgh City has sadly passed away on Friday 16th of October 2015. Morain was a very long member of the East of Scotland Football Association and served in all of the Office Bearer roles as well as representing the Association on the Council of the Scottish Football Association, He was also a life member of both the East of Scotland and Scottish Football Association and made an inmense contribution to both bodies as well as the East of Scotland League and of course his own Club, Coldstream. RIP

 

24/10/2015 Buckie Thistle - Scottish Cup

 

Edinburgh City welcomed BuckieThistle to the Stadium in the second round of the Scottish Cup. Chris McKee scored for City in the 35th minute making it 1-0 at half time, Buckie Thistle despite having Jay Chayne sent off for violent conduct in the 40th minute equalised through Iain Macrae and took the lead with a fine finish from Chris Angus in the 79th minute.

Full time: Edinburgh City 1 Buckie Thistle 2

 

17/10/2015 Dalbeattie Star

 

City travelled down to Dalbeattie on Saturday and despite creating more and better chances than their hosts the only goal of the game was scored by Sloan in the 65th minute.

Full time: Dalbeattie Star 1 Edinburgh City 0

 

10/10/2015 The Spartans

 

City welcomed Spartans to the stadium on Saturday, a Ousman See header being the difference between the two clubs and a further 3 points for City.

Full time: Edinburgh City 1 The Spartans 0

 

03/10/2015 Dalbeattie Star

 

City welcomed Dalbeattie Star to the Stadium and ran out winners by 5 goals to 2, Ousman See opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, further goals from Shaun Harrison ( 24 ) Mark McConnell ( 41 ) and an absolute brace by Ian McFarland ( 43 ) had the hosts in a comfortably position at half time, A Fyfe header ( 51 ) grabbed Dalbeattie’s first and then a Sloan converted a penalty ( 71 ) after Stobie was adjudged to have brought down a Dalbeattie player in the box, Ross Allum then scored the last goal of the afternoon ( 88 ) to make sure City gained another 3 points.

Full time: Edinburgh City 5 Dalbeattie Star 2

 

01/10/2015 Scottish Cup draw

 

Edinburgh City have been drawn at home against Buckie Thistle in the second round of this years Scottish Cup, The tie is due to be played on Saturday 24th of October 2015 with a 3pm kick off.

 

29/09/2015 New signing Ousman See

 

Edinburgh City FC are pleased to announce the signing of 21 year-old striker Ousman See.

Manager Gary Jardine commented "I've made no secret of my desire to add Ouzy to our squad and I'm delighted that he's decided to join us.

 

26/09/2015 East Kilbride

 

City travelled through to K Park and it was East Kilbride that took the lead when a Jack Ross ( 10 ) strike was deflected passed Stobie, however a John Dunn strike ( 34 ) and a very late Ross Allum penalty ( 90 ) won all three points for City.

Full time: East Kilbride 1 Edinburgh City 2

 

19/09/2015 Vale of Leithen

 

City welcomed Vale of Leithen to the stadium on Saturday on Lowland League business and secured all three 3 points when trailist scored from a close range header, McConnell then increased the lead with a great long range effort and then trialist grabbed his second and City's third after the goalkeeper could only parry a Gair's shot. McLeod pulled one back for the visitors.

Full time: Edinburgh City 3 Vale of Leithen 1

 

12/09/2015 BSC Glasgow

 

City took the game to BSC Glasgow from the off and and scored after 15 minutes when Chris McKee played a neat one-two and found the net with a cool finsh, Shaun Harrison's free kick made it two in the 28th minute. BSC then got a goal back in the 38th minute but City restored their two goal lead in the 59th minute when " trialist" out jumped the advancing goalkeeper and nodded the ball into the empty net.

Full time: BSC Glasgow 1 Edinburgh City 3

 

09/09/2015 Selkirk

 

City started brightly with a few chances created but it was Selkirk that took the lead in the 12th minute when a corner was swung in and appeared to deceive Stobie who could only punch the ball into his own net, The lead lasted for 2 minutes with City pressing, the ball appeared to come off a Selkirk’s defenders hand within the box after a fierce shot from Allum, Gair coolly slotted the ball home, McConnell then doubled the lead within 30 seconds of the restart with a fine finish after some good link up play, A great run into the Selkirk box by Donaldson ended up with him being impended and Gair scored his second of the game on the 34th minute. City were still creating but not converting their chances and Selkirk got back into the game with a fine finish in the 56th minute, City despite hitting the post had to wait until the 65th minute to score again when McConnell scored from close range.

Full time: Edinburgh City 4 Selkirk 2

 

05/09/2015 Ormiston

 

City travelled to Recreation Park for the 2nd round of the Football Nation East of Scotland Qualifying Cup. With a few chances created by both teams it was still level until Dean Carse opened the scoring on the 70th minute with a fine placed shot over the keeper, Ross Allum then made it two in the 79th minute scoring after unleashing a powerfull shot. Ross then turned provider with a cross from the left met by Dean Carse who headed past the goalkeeper into the net in the 84th minute, 6 minutes later another cross by Ross Allum was met again by Dean Carse who again headed the ball into the net getting his hatrick and City's fourth.

Full time: Ormiston 0 Edinburgh City 4

 

29/08/2015 Stirling University

 

City started brightly and took the lead when Allum latched onto a Mbu pass and calmly rounded the Stirling keeper on the 13th minute, In the 25th minute some slack defending allowed Stirling’s McCafferty enough time to control the ball and deliver a fierce shot to level the match, Another individual error allowed Stirling to take the lead when Mbu’s back header allowed Geddes to nip in between the defender and Amos before slotting the ball home, Faulds from Stirling then received a straight red card for a challenge on John Dunn in the 60th minute and despite the advantage City just could not get the equaliser, with City pressing Stirling counter attacked and Sludden slotted home a fine finish in the 78th minute.

Full time: Stirling University 3 Edinburgh City 1

 

22/08/2015 Whitehill Welfare

 

City tasted defeat for the first time this season when the deadlock was broken in controversial circumstances in the 49th minute, Martin’s volley crashed off the underside of the crossbar and despite the referee playing on, the goal was given by the stand-side assistant. City levelled the game on the 64th minute when a Chris McKee cross was met by Allum who nodded the ball passed Easton. Whitehill retook the lead in the 70th minute when Keane’s cross-shot sailed over Amos into the City goal. In the 85th minute a through ball allowed Wringe to slot home a fine finish, In injury time another cross-shot deceived everyone to allow Jardine to get his name on the score sheet.

Full time: Edinburgh City 1 Whitehill Welfare 4

 

20/08/2015 East of Scotland Qualifying Cup

 

Due to the non-availability of Meadowbank Stadium on 5th September 2015 our home tie against Ormiston has now be switched to Recreation Park, Ormiston with a 14.30pm kick off.

 

15/08/2015 Threave Rovers

 

For the third away game in a row the hosts took the lead in the 10th minute, the lead lasted for 9 minutes when Dougie Gair slotted home from the spot after MacDonald was brought down in the box, City finally managed to get the second in the 54th minute after a fierce shot from Allum was only parried into the path of McFarland who took full avantage by simply nodding the ball into the empty net.

Full time: Threave Rovers 1 Edinburgh City 2

 

14/08/2015 Gregor Amos

 

Edinburgh City FC are delighted to announce the signing of 20 year-old goalkeeper Gregor Amos following a successful trial period. Prior to joining City, Amos spent four years with Falkirk FC during which he spent time on loan at Lothian Thistle Hutchinson Vale FC and Selkirk FC. He has been in excellent form for the Lowland League leaders in the early part of the season, conceding just two goals in five competitive matches. City manager Gary Jardine commented "I'm delighted Gregor has decided to join us as there were a number of other clubs interested in securing his signature. He's shown in recent games that he is a very good shot stopper with excellent distribution and his signing means that we now have two quality goalkeepers vying for the number 1 jersey."

 

12/08/2015 Gala Fairydean Rovers

 

A bright start from City resulted in a goal from Sean Mushin within the first 5 minutes, With City playing some excellent football Ross Allum added number two (23 mins) and Shaun Harrison added the third in the 31st minute and that's how it remained until full time.

Full time: Edinburgh City 3 Gala Fairydean Rovers 0

 

08/08/2015 Cumbernauld Colts

 

City travelled through to Broadwood Stadium to take on the Lowland League newest team and it was the hosts that took the lead in the 16th minute before a 20 yard Ross Allum strike in the 39th minute made things level, despite Gordon Donaldson hitting the post and a few other chances created it was not until the 89th minute when Ross Allum scored the winner.

Full time: Cumbernauld Colts 1 Edinburgh City 2

 

05/08/2015 Edinburgh University

 

City went a goal behind despite creating numerous chances when Jack Guthrie scored for the hosts, It was another Guthrie that scored the next goal but luckly in was our own Ross who equalised in the 62nd minute and two minutes later provided a pinpoint cross for Ross Allum to head home the winner.

Full time: Edinburgh University 1 Edinburgh City 2

 

01/08/2015 Gretna 2008

 

City got their defence of the Lowland League title off to the best possible start when Sean Mushin scored his 1st goal for the club in the 24th minute, further goals from Shaun Harrison (50) and a Dougie Gair penatly (73) secured the first 3 points of the season for ''the Citizens''

Full time: Edinburgh City 3 Gretna 2008 0

 

27/05/2015

 

Please click on the latest YTS link to read our very own Rob Hart discussing ECFC and sports science.

 

25/07/2015 Queen's Park FC

 

City took on their SPFL opponents this afternoon in the 1st round of the Petrofac Cup at Meadowbank, A close encounter with good chances being created by both teams ended with stalemate even after 120 minutes of play. Queen's Park evently winning 3-1 in the penalty shootout.

 

22/07/2015 East Stirlingshire FC

 

A Shaun Harrison goal in the 39th minute was enough to secure victory over East Stirlingshire this evening at Meadowbank.

 

18/07/2015 Cowdenbeath FC

 

City travelled through to Central Park for the first time since 2003, In an entertaining game with several good chances created by both teams the game ended 0-0.

 

15/07/2015 Arbroath FC

 

City playing their first game of the season at Meadowbank Stadium hosted Arbroath FC with the visitors recording a 2-0 victory with goals in either half.

 

11/07/2015 Civil Service Strollers FC

 

City were honoured to be invited to the official opening of the ‘Christie Gillies Park’ the new name of the Strollers home ground, In a game with very few chances it ended 0-0.

 

06/07/2015 New signings Sean and Nicolas

 

Edinburgh City FC are delighted to announce the signings of 21 year-old midfielder Nicolas Narayaninsamy and 26 year-old midfielder Sean Muhsin. Paris-born Narayaninsamy joins from South of Scotland League side Edusport Academy while Muhsin, who counts Hibernian and Dunfermline Athletic among his former clubs, joins from city neighbours Spartans.

City manager Gary Jardine is delighted to get both players on board after they excelled in pre-season friendlies against Alloa Athletic and Dumbarton. Jardine commented "Sean brings undoubted quality to the side along with a wealth of experience at our level of football, while 'Nicki' has impressed everyone at the club and I'm sure he will prove to be another great find".

04/07/2015 Dumbarton FC

 

Edinburgh City played hosts to Dumbarton on Saturday with the visitors leaving the Capital with a 1-0 victory, chances were very few for both teams in what was a very high tempo game with Willie Gibson being the difference between the two teams with a fierce shot in the 68th minute.

 

01/07/2015 Alloa Athletic FC

 

City started their pre-season friendlies tonight against Alloa Athletic at the Indodrill Stadium narrowly being defeated 4-3, A high tempo start by Alloa reaped the rewards when they went ahead in the 6th minute, It was not until the 25th minute until City equalised through a neat finish by Ross Allum, further City pressure paid off when Ross scored his second in the 32nd minute with a fine low hard shot and that how’s the score line stayed until the 77th minute when Alloa equalised with a fine solo effort, two quick goals in the 85th and 89th minutes secured the victory for the ‘The Wasps’ but the never said die attitude from City seen them get another goal back with a fine shot from Shaun Harrison.

 

29/06/2015 Petrofac Cup Draw

 

City have been drawn at home against Queen's Park FC in the 1st round of the Petrofac Cup. This tie is due to be played on Saturday 25th July 2015 at 15.00pm, Admission prices are Adults £10 and Concessions £5, All accompanied U18's will be admitted free.

 

U20's

 

Edinburgh City's are pleased to announce Rob Hart as the new U20's Manager for the forth coming season, Rob's had previous coaching expericing at pro youth level with Cowdenbeath FC and Heart of Midlothian FC, whilst also working for the Scottish FA development programmes and more recently with the primary 20/20 initiative.

Rob is currently working on his Uefa B license and will be entering his Sports Science degree honors year at Edinburghs Napier University in September.

During the last year Rob has set up a Sports Science programme for Edinburgh City FC youth section in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University. This involves nutritional information, physiological, psychological preparation thus improving health, well-being and performance for all participants. If you are interested in finding out more about our u20's team please see the link on the teams tab or contact Rob at robehart.edcity@gmail.com

 

OPENING LEAGUE FIXTURE

 

City open their defence of the title with a home game against Gretna 2008 on Saturday the 1st of April 2015, the full fixture list is now available to view under the fixtures and scorecheck tab.

 

Pre-season Friendlies

 

Alloa Athletic FC, Wednesday 1st of July, 19.45pm Indodrill Stadium, FK10 1RY

 

Dumbarton FC, Saturday 4th of July, 15.00pm Ainslie Park, EH5 2HF

 

Civil Service Strollers FC, Saturday 11th of July 14.30pm Marine Drive, EH4 5EJ

 

Arbroath FC, Wednesday 15th of July, 19.45pm Meadowbank Stadium, EH7 6AE

 

Cowdenbeath FC, Saturday 18th of July, 15.00pm Central Park, KY4 9QQ

 

East Stirlingshire FC, Wednesday 22nd of July, 19.45pm Meadowbank Stadium

 

Dean Carse signs

 

Edinburgh City FC are delighted to announce the signing of 21 year-old striker Dean Carse following his release by Berwick Rangers FC. Dean began his professional career at Aberdeen FC where he played alongside current City frontman Nico Gibson and he is looking forward to linking up with his former strike partner once again.

Dean said "having trained with the Club towards the end of last season I know I'm joining a great group of players who made me feel really welcome. I'm looking forward to enjoying my football and playing a part in City's efforts to retain the Lowland League title".

City manager Gary Jardine commented "Dean fits the bill of the type of player we want at the Club and we're delighted that he has agreed to come to City. He has a great attitude towards the game, works exceptionally hard and thrives on scoring goals. On top of that he comes to the Club hungry to improve and make up for lost time".

Meanwhile, Supporters' Player of the Year Joe Mbu, Players' Player of the Year John Dunn and top goalscorer Ross Allum have all agreed contract extensions with the 2014-15 Scottish Sun Lowland League champions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

next three games

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edinburgh University

South Challenge Cup

Home

Saturday

15.00pm

13/02/2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selkirk

Lowland League

Away

Saturday

15.00pm

20/02/2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

BSC Glasgow

Lowland League

Home

Saturday

15.00pm

27/02/2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

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