Scone Thistle F.C.
|Full name||Scone Thistle Football Club|
|League||SJFA East Region North Division|
|2015–16||SJFA East Region North Division, 10th|
The club was founded in 1882 making it the third oldest football club in Perthshire and oldest Perthshire Junior football club. They played in the Perthshire Junior leagues up until the outbreak of World War I. Following the resumption of football after the war The Jags became members of the Perthshire Juvenile Football Association – Juvenile football in Scotland was football played by adult players up to the age of 27.
The club were to remain in Juvenile football until 1983 as following the successful winning of the Scottish Juvenile Cup that year the club returned to the ranks of Junior football.
Up until the end of the 2005–06 season, they played in the Tayside Premier League of the Scottish Junior Football Association's Eastern Region where they won the Tayside JFA Division One Title in seasons 1994–95 and 2002–03 and the Tayside League Cup in 2005–06.
In April 2012 it was announced that Scone Thistle were returning to the Scottish Junior East Region League after they spent the 2011–12 season in abeyance. Scone Thistle are a forward thinking club with a clear aim to develop football, footballers and volunteer opportunities for the local community.
Current playing squadEdit
• Abi Nije • Arran Mackay • Ben Moffat • Charlie Fertacz • Craig Mitchell • David Winton • Fraser Macdonald • Gary Mackie • Graham Michie (On loan to Luncarty Amateurs) • Jamie Ayton • Kevin Sinclair • Lewis Avolio • Scott Lafferty • Ross Mitchell • Sean Fergus • Sean Whitworth • Stephen Moon • Willie Laing