Kelty Hearts F.C.


Kelty Hearts F.C.

Football club infobox
clubname = Kelty Hearts F.C.


fullname = Kelty Hearts Football Club
nickname = The Jambos
founded = 1975
ground = Central Park
capacity = 2,300
chairman = Gus Eaglesham
manager = Stevie Leighton
league = SJFA East Region Super League
season = 2007-08
position = SJFA East Region Super League, 7th

Kelty Hearts Football Club are a football club based in the town of Kelty in Fife, Scotland. Formed in 1975 and similarly nicknamed "the Jambos" as the more illustrious Hearts of the Scottish Premier League, they play their home games at Central Park, which has room for 2,300 spectators. Their home strip (uniform) colours are maroon, with white shorts and white socks,and away strip colours are blue, with white shorts and blue socks.

They were members of the Fife Junior League, but are presently competing in the East Region of which they, along will all Fife junior clubs became a part in 2002. Twice in Kelty's history they have managed to reach the Scottish Junior Cup final but upon reaching both finals they have subsequently emereged as runners up. In 1999 they were defeated 1-0 by Kilwinning Rangers at Firhill Stadium and in 2007 they were defeated 2-1 AET by Linlithgow Rose at nearby East End Park.

Honours

*East Region Premier League runners-up (promoted): 2006-07
*Scottish Junior Cup runners-up: 1998-99, 2006-07
*Fife & Tayside (Taycars) Trophy Winners 1996-97
*Fife League winners: 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1996-97, 1998-99, 2002-03
*Fife Junior (PSM) Cup: 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1992-93
*Cowdenbeath (Interbrew) Cup: 1981-82, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1992-93, 1999-00
*Laidlaw Shield winners: 1983-84, 1984-85, 1986-87
*Clark Beckett Cup: 1993-94
*ACA Sports League Cup: 2006-2007
*Maloco Associates (Fife) Cup: 2007-2008
*Rosslyn Trophy Winners : 1991-92, 1996-97

Notable former players

*George O'Boyle
*Andy Tod
* Colin Cameron
* Alan Combe
* Dave Beaumont
* Colin Harris

Notable former manager

*Jim Leishman

External links

* [http://www.keltyheartsjfc.com/ Official club site]


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