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Full Results Against Vale of Leven

Vale of Leven Football Club were a football club from the town of Alexandria in Dunbartonshire who were founding members of the Scottish Football League when it was formed in 1890.

Nicknamed the Vale and formed in 1939, they play at Millburn Park. In the early days of Scottish football, Vale of Leven and their neighbours Renton were real powers in the land. Vale won the Scottish Cup three times in succession (1877, 1878 and 1879). In 1878 they travelled down to England and beat the FA Cup winners, The Wanderers, 3-1 at Kennington Oval. The Wanderers had the advantage that the game was played under the English throw-in rule, but the Vale’s Scottish passing game proved superior to the English game of individual dribbling.

The club also won the Celtic Society Cup in shinty in 1879.

Between 1893 and 1902 the Vale played only friendly matches and in cup competition before joining the Scottish Football Combination. In 1905 they applied successfully for readmission to the Scottish Football League when the Division 2 was extended with two additional places. They finished as runners-up in 1907 and in 1909 but did not receive the votes they needed to be elected to Division 1. As the following decade wore on, Vale of Leven struggled and regularly finished near the foot of the table. When Division 2 was suspended in 1915, Vale joined the Western League.

The club eventually dissolved in 1929 but were reformed as a new junior club in 1939. They wear blue and white strips.

 

Season Date Opponents H/A Competition Score – Ayr First Programme Issued Comments

1910/11

10/9/10

Vale of Leven

H

2nd Division

2-2

No Issue

 

 

24/12/10

Vale of Leven

A

2nd Division

1-0

No Issue

 

1911/12

23/9/11

Vale of Leven

A

2nd Division

3-2

No Issue

 

 

11/11/11

Vale of Leven

H

2nd Division

1-1

No Issue

Abandoned after 71 minutes, Nullified

 

9/12/11

Vale of Leven

H

2nd Division

4-0

No Issue

 

1912/13

31/8/12

Vale of Leven

H

2nd Division

6-0

No Issue

 

 

1/3/13

Vale of Leven

A

2nd Division

3-1

No Issue

 

1918/19

3/5/19

Vale of Leven

H

Friendly

1-1

No Issue

 

1968/69

27/7/68

Vale of leven

A

Friendly

3-7

No Issue

 

 

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