Match preview - EoS Qualifying Cup - Round 1
East Kilbride FC v Jeanfield Swifts
Saturday 18th August, kick-off 3pm at K-Park.
Holders Kilby take on Eos League new boys Jeanfield Swifts in the 1st Round of the 2018/19 Qualifying Cup on Saturday at K-Park.
Brian Kerr's men approach the match with a full squad available after Wednesday's penalty kicks win over Spartans in the Irn Bru Challenge Cup, and it is the first ever meeting between the two club's.
This season has seen Perthshire side Jeanfield make their debut as a senior club, joining the East of Scotland Conference set-up, along with 24 other clubs from Fife and the Lothians, after 90 years in the Scottish Junior game.
Swifts now play their football in Conference C of the new set-up alongside well know sides like Bo’ness, Linlithgow Rose and Bonnyrigg Rose, having forced themselves as the premier Junior Club in Perthshire.
And Ross Gunnion's men made a dream start to their new adventure with a opening day League win, where they ran out 2-0 winners at Bo'ness.
The match at K-Park on Saturday kicks-off at 3pm, admission is £6 for adults and £3 concessions. (1 x child U-12 admitted free per paying adult)
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