Photos 2013/14

The Oban Saints squad pictured with the Jimmy Marshall Trophy after the 2-0 win over Inverclyde. The game was played at McKenna Park, Govan on Wednesday 28th May. Photos: Derek Black

Saints skipper Marc MacCallum holds aloft the Jimmy Marshall Trophy.

Lewis Cameron receives his Man of the Match Award from SAFL President Frank McCann.

Referee Michael Auld gets the league game between Finnart and Oban Saints played at Glasgow Green on Saturday 17th May underway.  A goal from Ross Maitland five minutes from time gave the visitors a narrow 1-0 win. Photos: Derek Black

Allan MacKay ges the ball under control.

Davie McArthur hits the side netting with this effort in the second half

The Finnart defence are happy to see this Donnie Campbell effort fly over the bar.

Ross Maitland curls the ball over Finnart keeper Daniel Terry's head and into the net for the winner.

Saints took on Finnart in a league game on Saturday 26th April at Glencruitten. Saints won an entertaining game 3-0. Our photo shows Lewis Cameron taking on Finnart central defender Phillip Blair. Photos: Euan Paterson and Derek Black

Ross Maitland volleys home the opening goal.

Mattie Rippon leaves Finnart defenders Dale Wallace and Andrew Blair in his wake before thumping a great right foot drive into the botom corner of the net to make the score 2-0.

Mattie Rippon drives the ball home for Saints second goal.

Mattie Rippon fires home the third goal after a great run and cut back from Lewis Cameron.

Dejected Finnart players can only look on as Saints' celebrate.

Referee John Scott gets the Jimmy Marshall Trophy second round game between Oban Saints and Lochgilphead Red Star played at Glencruitten on Wednesday 16h April underway. The Argyll derby match ended in a convincing 8-0 win for Saints. Photos Derek Black and Euan Paterson

Ross Maitland wheels away after scoring Saints' fourth goal

Red Star striker Gregor Peacock in a race for the ball with Saints defenders Dene Cassells and Colin Carswell.

Ross Maitland heads the ball clear wached by team mate Donnie Campbell and Red Star's Elliot Dougall.

Roy McLuckie gets a sore one after this collision with Robert Docherty

Red Star central defender Innes Paterson can only look on as young Shaun MacIver scores his first ever goal for Saints, heading a Roy McLuckie cross past Luke Kalache.

Some of the hardy souls who helped clear the pitch of snow to allow the recent league game against Castlemilk to go ahead.

Oban Saints played Castlemilk in a Premier Division league match on the 3G Oban Community Pitch on Saturday 22nd March. A close game ended in a 1-1 draw. Our photo shows Colin Carswell clearing his lines despite the attention of Paul Skivington. Photos: Stephen Lawson

Saints keeper Daniel Cassells makes a fine save.

Lewis Cameron falls at the feet of Ross Nicol.

Donnie Campbell leaps over this tackle

Lewis Cameron gets this header in despite the attention of Castlemilk defender Gerard Cummins

Ross Maitland has the easy job of tapping he ball over the line after Castlemilk keeper Craig Lowe failed to hold a Lewis Cameron shot

Allan MacKay wins this header

Oban Saints took on Eastfield in the last 16 of the Scottish Amateur Cup at Oban Community pich on Saturday 8th March 2014. Eastfield won an entertaining game 2-0. Our picture shows Jamie Graham getting to the ball before Craig MacKechnie and David Kilcar. Photos: Stephen Lawson

Saints keeper Daniel Cassells clears his lines depite the attention of Eastfield striker Danny O'Neill.

Myles McAuley closes in on Martyn Shields.

Lewis Cameron in a chase for the ball with Eastfield central defender Graeme Elliott

Colin Carswell gets a foot in to nick the ball away from Craig MacKechnie

Mattie Rippon tussles for the ball with Scott Taylor.

Donnie Campbell and Craig MacKechnie in midifeld action.

David McArthur clears his lines

Saints skipper Marc MacCallum gets in his clearance despite the attenion of Danny O'Neill.

Part of the big crowd at the game look on as Ross Maitland takes on Kevin Riley.

A disappointed Saints' manager Iain Jackson realises his team's Scottish Cup dream is over for this season.

Saints took on top Caledonian League side Glasgow Harp in the 3rd round of the West of Scotland Cup at Glencruitten on Saturday 7th December. The home side won an entertaining game 2-1 after extra time. Our picture shows Craig MacEwan getting past his marker. Photos: Euan Paterson, The Oban Times.

Saints central defender Alex Craik gets a shot on target.

Craig MacEwan outjumps Harp keeper Stephen Johnstone to head home the equaliser.

Allan MacKay slots home the winning goal from the penalty spot.

Saints took on Rosyth in the 3rd round of the Fosters Scottish Amateur Cup on Saturday 16th November at Glencruitten. Saints ran out 6-1 winners. Our picture shows Marc MacCallum being brought down for a penalty just before the interval. Photos: Steven Flanagan, The Oban Times

Allan MacKay slots home the penalty.

This Rosyth defender heads away a corner.

Craig MacEwan beats his marker Fraser Campbell before thumping the ball past Rosyth keeper Bryan Kenny.

The ball ends up in the postage stamp corner of the net.

Rosyth keeper Bryan Kenny goes to ground as Craig MacEwan chips the ball over his head to make the score 4-1.

Saints took on Coatbridge side Independent in the 2nd round of the Scottish Amateur Cup at Glencruitten on Saturday 19th October. The game ended in a 3-3 draw. Our picture shows Craig MacEwan getting a header on target. Photos: Steven Flanagan, The Oban Times

Paul Kerr takes on Independent central defender Andy Flannigan.

Independent midfielder Kris Dick tries to block this pass from Dene Cassells.

Allan MacKay is outnumbered by the Independent defence.

Craig MacEwan (No 6) squares the ball across for Allan MacKay to score Saints' second goal.

Craig congratulates Allan on his goal.

Willie Gemmell thinks he's scored, but Andy Flannigan rushes in to boot the ball clear.

Donnie Campbell takes on Andy Flannigan.

Saints took on St Joseph's in a premier division league match at Glencruitten on Saturday 14th September 2013. A cracking game ended in a 1-1 draw. Our photo shows Paul Kerr and KieronTimoney in a tussle for the ball in midfield. Photos: Kevin McGlynn.

Donnie Campbell in an aerial battle with the St Joe's defence.

Allan MacKay is closely marked by St Joe's central defender Craig Cameron.

Saints Japanese striker Sonin Kurishita takes on the Thorn defence during the SAFL Premier Division league game between the teams held at Glencruitten on Saturday 31st August. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. Photos: Steven Flanagan, The Oban Times

Brian MacKay threads a ball through the Thorn defence

Craig MacEwan takes on Thorn midfielder Ryan Blair.

Thorn captain Jason Henderson clears the ball despite the attention of Sonin Kurishita and Brian MacKay.

Thorn goalkeeper Liam McWilliams saves from Brian MacKay.

Mattie Rippon gets a shot on target.

Saints took on Kilbowie Union in the first league game of the season on Saturday 17th August, 2013. The Oban side ran out comfortable 4-0 winners in a first class performance. Photos: Faith Orr, The Oban Times

Donnie Campbell scores Saints' second goal despite this last dich tackle from a Kilbowie defender.

Mattie Rippon fires through a ruck of players.

Donnie Campbell in a tussle for the ball in midfield.

Pail Kerr and Ryan Halpin get to grips with each other.

Brian MacKay takes on Union defender David Hendry.

Saints took on top Caledonian League side Milton in a pre-season friendly in Oban on Saturday 27th July. An entertaining game ended in a 1-1 draw.. Our photo shows Allan MacKay being brought down by a Milton defender which resulted in a penalty kick being awarded by referee John Scott. Allan was entrusted with the spot kick but his shot was saved by the Milton goalkeeper. Photos: Stephen Lawson

Dene Cassells in a tussle for the ball

Saints Japanese striker Sonin Kurishita scored the Saints goal when he headed home a Donald Campbell free kick

Jamie Graham gets a tackle in

Eddie Swift slips as he tries to get a shot on target

Donald Campbell keeps his eye on the ball