NEWTONGRANGE STAR
1972/73

EAST REGION MID/EAST DIVISION
PLD
W
D
L
F
A
PTS
Musselburgh Athletic
20
12
4
4
28
Penicuik Athletic
20
12
4
4
28
Arniston Rangers
20
10
7
3
27
Newtongrange Star
20
7
8
5
22
Dalkeith Thistle
19
10
2
7
22
Bonnyrigg Rose
19
9
3
7
21
Dunbar United
20
8
3
9
19
Haddington Athletic
20
7
4
9
18
Tranent Juniors
20
3
7
10
13
Peebles Rovers
20
3
3
13
9
Preston Athletic
20
2
5
12
9
The top six clubs in the Mid/East Division are to form the new 'A' Division along with the top seven clubs from the West Division
All other clubs to form the new 'B' Division

Musselburgh Athletic won the league after a playoff with Penicuik Athletic.
OPPONENTS
VENUE
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
Arniston Rangers
H
1-2
Beveridge
A
0-0
Bonnyrigg Rose
H
3-0
OG, Pryde, Anderson   

C. King, R. King, Scott, Sproull, Forrester, Cropley, Johnston, Anderson, Beveridge, Pryde, Borthwick. Subs: Robertson, Wright.

A
1-0
?
Dalkeith Thistle
H
0-1
A
3-1
Beveridge 2, Ewing
Dunbar United
H
5-1
?
A
Haddington Athletic
H
0-0
A
2-2
Anderson, ?
Musselburgh Athletic
H
1-1
?
A
1-4
?
Peebles Rovers
H
6-2
?   

C. King, R. King, Scott, Sproull, Forrester, Cropley, Anderson, Pryde, Beveridge, Purcell, Ewing. Sub: Miller.

A
4-1
Robertson, Purcell, OG, ?
Penicuik Athletic
H
2-3
Ewing, Pryde
A
1-2
Ewing
Preston Athletic
H
5-1
Pryde, Anderson, Forrester, Ewing, OG
A
Tranent Juniors
H
1-1
MacLeod
A
1-1
Ewing

SCOTTISH JUNIOR CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
Bye
2
H
Arthurlie
0-1

FIFE & LOTHIANS CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
H
Newburgh
1-1
Ewing
A
Newburgh
0-2

EAST OF SCOTLAND CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
A
Armadale Thistle
0-1

ST MICHAELS CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
A
Dalkeith Thistle
2-6
Beveridge, Ewing   

Hogg, Borthwick, Miller, Sproull, Scott, Purcell, Anderson, Donnelly, Beveridge, Ewing, MacLeod. Subs: King, McCallum.


BROWN CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
Bye
2
A
Bo'ness United
2-1
Anderson, ?
QF
A
Arniston Rangers
0-1

R L RAE CUP
ROUND
VENUE
OPPONENTS
SCORE
MATCH DETAILS
1
H
Fauldhouse United
3-1
Ewing, King, Beveridge
2
A
Bonnybridge Juniors
1-1
Beveridge
H
Bonnybridge Juniors
0-1

TESTIMONIAL
A testimonial match was played on the 15th May 1973 between Newtongrange Star and an Old Star XI including players such as Dave MacKay, Alex Young and Tommy Preston for the benefit of club offical Jimmy Kirkwood and long serving trainer Jock Denholm. Old Star ran out winners by 2 goals to 1.