NEWTONGRANGE STAR
1914/15

MIDLOTHIAN JUNIOR LEAGUE
PLD
W
D
L
F
A
PTS
Tranent Juniors
18
14
1
3
38
14
29
Loanhead Mayflower
18
13
2
3
20
15
28
Wemyss Athletic
14
11
0
3
17
12
23
Musselburgh Athletic
16
10
1
5
15
10
21
Portobello Thistle
17
8
1
8
26
25
17
Newtongrange Star
15
8
0
7
16
16
16
Dalkeith Thistle
15
5
0
10
15
23
10
Bonnyrigg Rose
16
4
1
11
11
15
9
Penicuik Juniors
15
2
2
11
15
27
6
Arniston Rangers
16
1
0
15
9
24
2
The league was won
by Tranent Juniors.
OPPONENTS
VENUE
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
CROWD
Arniston Rangers
H
A
Bonnyrigg Rose
H
A
1-2
?
Dalkeith Thistle
H
0-1
A
2-0
?   

A number of players from both sides were away doing Territorial Army service.

600
Loanhead Mayflower
H
A
Musselburgh Athletic
H
1-2
?
A
Penicuik Juniors
H
6-1
?
A
Portobello Thistle
H
2-4
?
A
3-2
Rhind 2, Brown
Tranent Juniors
H
1-2
?
A
1-2
?
Wemyss Athletic
H
A

FIRST WORLD WAR

Former Star player Sgt David Grieve of the Royal Scots was killed on 15th November 1914.

Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

On the 26th November 1914 it was reported that Private William Clark of the Scots Guards, a Newtongrange Star committee member, had died on 8th November 1914 in Boulogne from wounds received at Ypres. He was aged 23.

Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Newtongrange Star have 13 players, with their president and several members of committee, along with 540 lads from the village, at present doing duty for their country.

Source: Edinburgh Evening News - Saturday 06 March 1915

SCOTTISH JUNIOR CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
A
Loanhead Mayflower
0-3
   

Team from: Pendreigh, Currie, Weston, Smeaton, Taylor, Burnett, Hannan, Newman, Knight, Rhind (Capt), Dick, Brand.


EAST OF SCOTLAND CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
A
Niddrie Bluebell
3-1
?
2
H
Broxburn Athletic
2-1
?
3
H
Hearts of Beath
2-0
Dick 2
QF
H
Kelty Rangers
1-2
?

MUSSELBURGH CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
A
Musselburgh Athletic
2-1
?
2
A
Dalkeith Thistle
2-1
?
SF
A
Tranent Juniors
2-2
?
H
Tranent Juniors
1-2
?

MARSHALL CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
A
Wemyss Athletic
2-3
?

DALMENY CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
H
Edinburgh Renton
3-0
?
2
H
Loanhead Mayflower
1-0
?   

Taylor and Burnett were sent off.

SF
H
Musselburgh Athletic
0-0
A
Musselburgh Athletic
0-2
   

Pendreigh, Currie, Weston, Rhind (Capt), Moffat, Hannan, Knight, McKenzie, Dick, Pearson, Cobb.


SIMPSON SHIELD
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
A
Musselburgh Athletic
0-0
H
Musselburgh Athletic
0-1

FRICHAEL CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
F
A
Loanhead Mayflower
1-0
?