Juniors face blank weekend

Bellshill and Thorniewood in action
Bellshill and Thorniewood in action

Junior sides Bellshill Athletic and Thorniewood United have a day on the sidelines this Saturday.

The first round of the Scottish Junior Cup takes place but neither side is playing after both received byes in the draw.

Bellshill have enjoyed a decent start to their Central League First Division campaign, winning three games out of four to sit third in the table, three points behind pacesetters Renfrew and Lesmahagow.

In contrast, since winning their League Cup section at the start of the season Thorniewood have struggled in the league and have taken just two points from their opening four Super League First Division matches.

Both sides resume their league fixtures with home matches on Saturday, October 4, with Thorniewood taking on Maybole and Bellshill facing Lanark.