With no schools’ football being played at present, here’s a look back at schools’ football in season 2003-2004.
DURING THIS YEAR THE SCOTTISH SCHOOLS F.A. CELEBRATED IT’S CENTENARY
Shield and Cup competitions allowed in excess of 800 school teams to experience competition at national level.
I would like to express my thanks to the following clubs and organisations who donated their stadiums to stage our finals; Hampden Park, Dunfermline Athletic, East Fife, Camelon Juniors, Kilmarnock, Petershill FC, Partick Thistle, Bathgate Thistle, Livingston, Warout Stadium and Stirling University.
Johnstone High won their fouth National Shield in five years beating the Nicolson Institute 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw at Hampden Park.
St Andrew’s Academy beat Carnoustie High 1-0 to lift the Girls Senior Shield at Warout Stadium.
Oban High School won their second Shield in a row beating Lochgelly High 2-1 in the final of the Under 16 Shield at Petershill.
Ardrossan Academy beat Firrhill High 1-0 at Bathgate Thistle to lift the Under 15 Shield.
Mintlaw Academy (which included Scotland Superstar Kim Little) began their dominance of Girls’ football with a 8-1 victory over Forresters High at Livingston.
Greenwood Academy beat St Ambrose High 4-3 on penalties after drawing 0-0 in the final of the Under 14 Shield at Kilmarnock.
Currie High lifted the Under 13 Shield after beating Stranraer Academy 3-0 at Firrhill.