Talbot look set for Ayrshire collision course

Talbot let set for a collision course with Beith after the preliminary round draw was held. Talbot travel to Wigton while Beith face Newton Stewart. Wigton play in the South of Scotland League where they finish 3rd last season.


The draws for the 2016/17 William Hill Scottish Cup first and second preliminary rounds were made at the Coldstream Museum this evening.

The museum is currently running an exhibition called ‘Frontiers: The Berwickshire Football Story’ which covers the history of the game in the area.

The draw also marked the 125th anniversary of Coldstream FC, who were involved in today’s proceedings, drawing Leith Athletic in preliminary round two.

Scotland internationalist and Hibernian Ladies captain Joelle Murray, who features in the exhibition, helped make the draw, alongside the Scottish FA president, Alan McRae, and the Coldstream Museum assistant curator, Andrew Tulloch.

Preliminary round one draw:

Edusport Academy v Colville Park
Newtown Stewart v Beith Juniors
Wigtown and Bladnoch v Auchinleck Talbot
Glasgow University v Bonnyrigg Rose
St Cuthbert Wanderers v Leith Athletic

Ties to be played on Saturday, 13 August 2016.

Preliminary round two draw:

St Cuthbert Wanderers/Leith Athletic v Coldstream
Glasgow University/Bonnyrigg Rose v Burntisland Shipyard Amateurs
Edusport Academy/Colville Park v Girvan
Newtown Stewart/Beith Juniors v Wigtown and Bladnoch/Auchinleck Talbot
Threave Rovers v Linlithgow Rose
Bank’s O’Dee v Golspie Sutherland

Ties to be played on Saturday, 3 September 2016.

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