6th May 2023
Jamie McLaren is finally Profiled,
nearly two years after his debut for the Real!
16th April 2023
Jamie Murray is Profiled after returning for his second spell with the Real
3rd April 2023
Ali Horne is the first of our Class Of '23 to be Profiled
31st January 2023
The man they are already calling the Fife Foghorn is Profiled
21st December 2022
Appearance stats for 2022 are now online
18th September 2022
Pretty sure we've never had an uncle and nephew playing in the same 8s game before - read Ryan's Profile to find out more!
29th April 2022
Read David Walker's Profile to find out why we might manage to arrange a game against Balmoral Thistle sometime soon ...
17th January 2022
Ally McLellan's Profile
is the first to be added to the website in 2022.
26th December, 2021
Appearance stats for 2021 are now online
and recent recruit Nick Mortimer has been Profiled
12th October, 2021
Happy Magpie Nick's Profile is now online - I think that's us up to date!
7th October, 2021
hits the site, complete with possibly the greatest
Claim To Fame in Real history!
14th July, 2021
Having done the Camino in reverse - from Santiago de Compostela to Saughton - Alexis is Profiled
4th July, 2021
Dual code legend Fraser Strachan is Profiled
13th January, 2021
Appearance stats for 2020 are now online
16th September, 2020
Jamie's Profile is now online - after all these years, we now have an actual, card carrying footballer at the club!
21st March, 2020
Sean is Profiled after Bill finally finds time to decipher the drunken notes he took at the last Real Social
1st January, 2020
Appearance stats for 2019 are now online
7th December, 2019
Midfield maestro Joe is Profiled
31st October, 2019
The Highland goal machine is Profiled at last
19th August, 2019
Bill's workmate Adam is Profiled
- which Di Canio photo did Bill go for, then?!
23rd July, 2019
Recent recruit Brian is Profiled
- and may just be the toughest Real player ever!
19th January, 2019
Appearance stats for 2018 are now online
19th November, 2018
It can only be a matter of time before Ash deploys the Hand Of God at Saughton one Tuesday evening
31st October, 2018
Nothing too scary about Grant's Profile - maybe apart from his date of birth - on Hallowe'en!
19th September, 2018
14th August, 2018
Simon wisely attempts to curry favour with The Management via the Wee Team choice in his Profile
1st August, 2018
They said it would never happen - Jordan is Profiled at last!
14th July, 2018
Frank's Profile is next up, and features a particularly fine Favourite Player Ever
11th July, 2018
As the Three Lions prepare for their biggest game in decades, it's only appropriate that proud England fans James and Adam are Profiled
12th May, 2018
Joe is finally Profiled, roughly 15 months since his Real debut!
23rd December, 2017
Appearance stats for 2017 are now online
12th December, 2017
At least one of the Saughton Squad supports the local team!
9th December, 2017
Gary is the first of the Saughton Squad to be Profiled
31st October, 2017
We finally have a reason for those neon tops that Greig wears - he's a Campos fan!
8th September, 2017
Ross Holland's Profile suggests that he may well be the staunchest Dundonian we've ever had in the ranks of the Real
23rd August, 2017
Shines on the pitch, even without a ball: Stephen James is Profiled
17th July, 2017
James Durey is Profiled after his transfer from the Bundesliga
11th May, 2017
Read young Tain's Profile to discover what he and Alex Kapranos have got in common
24th March 2017
Dave notches a hat trick as the Real win the rearranged league game against the Parly, and young Bradley is Profiled
21st December, 2016
Appearance stats for 2016 are now online
18th December, 2016
If your name's not on the guest list, you're not getting in to see Thom's Profile!
2nd December, 2016
Matt's Profile is the next one down the pipe, and features a very fine Claim To Fame!
30th November, 2016
Julian is Profiled after making his 11s debut for the Real against Balerno Dads on 25th November
4th October, 2016
Rene is the next of the 2016 Graduate Intake to be Profiled
27th September, 2016
Cam White is the first of our Summer recruits to be Profiled
16th August, 2016
A first half OG and a late strike from Calder earn the Real their first win in the Summer League
8th August, 2016
Big Stu scores a first half thunderbolt, but the Real still lose to ten man Fernieside in the League
16th July, 2016
First there was Jaybo - now there's Jayland!
30th June, 2016
Andy Nichol submits a quality Profile with a distinct whiff of cabbage and ribs about it
28th June, 2016
Website springs back to life with the results of our first two Summer League games - reports to follow - and Andy Muir is Profiled
29th March, 2016
Martin Daw finally files a Profile that features some of our best Claims To Fame ever!
1st January, 2016
New Year, and new set of Appearance stats now online
8th October, 2015
Natu takes a break from filming the follow up to 'Top Gear' and submits his Profile form
15th July, 2015
Young Tom is Profiled following his recent transfer from the mighty Spartans FC
13th June, 2015
17th May, 2015
A Friendly has been confirmed against Northend Thistle from Arran - and our beloved Bawbag has been Profiled to mark his retirement!
11th April, 2015
Recent recruit Bill Ryan - probably our first American player ever - is Profiled
28th January, 2015
David is the last of the recent recruits to be Profiled - we want More!
24th January, 2015
Darren is Profiled on the eve of his 11s debut for the Real.
21st January, 2015
The latest HotScots friendly confirmed for Sunday 25th, and first Winter League game confirmed for the following Sunday.
10th January, 2015
Aaron is the first of the new recruits to be Profiled.
29th December, 2014
2014 Appearance stats are now online.
12th November, 2014
Neil Malloy's Profile is finally online!
9th November, 2014
Goals from wee Graham (2), Gus and James as the Real win their latest friendly against the HotScots
28th October, 2014
Adam McMurchie's Profile contains three of our greatest Claims To Fame ever!
19th October, 2014
Jon Goodwin is Profiled at long last!
15th July, 2014
Goals from Craig and Andy as the Real lose to White Lightning in the semi final of the Winter League.
17th May, 2014
Latest Winter League table is now online
13th May, 2014
Rob Ward is next on the Profile production line
25th April 2014
Recent recruit Stu Pryde is Profiled
27th March, 2014
Winter League table is now online - as is Graham Wilson's Profile!
11th March, 2014
4th March, 2014
16th February, 2014
Match report from our recent Winter League victory over Balerno Dads is now online.
9th February, 2014
25th January, 2014
Further Winter League fixtures are now starting to appear, please get them in your diaries!
11th January, 2014
Recent recruit James Trysburg is Profiled
3rd January, 2014
2013 Appearance stats have been added to active Player Profiles - Andy leads the way after only missing two games in a year!
29th November, 2013
First fixture of the new Winter League campaign confirmed
6th November, 2013
28th September, 2013
Recent recruit Gus is Profiled
10th September, 2013
Friendly games against HotScots and State Street have been added to Fixtures page (State Street game still TBC)
26th August, 2013
8th August, 2013
Two goals from Jay, but we lose out to a well drilled MBC side in the Winter League final.
6th July, 2013
Recent recruit Gunay is Profiled
14th June, 2013
20th May, 2013
Stu Falconer claims a hat trick as the Real defeat the HotScots in a friendly at Fettes - and Ali is Profiled
1st May, 2013
Match report from the Cameron Toll game is now online, as are details of an upcoming HotScots friendly
29th April, 2013
Goals from Roddy, Ted and Phil as the Real defeat Cameron Toll in the Winter League quarter final
7th April, 2013
Fixtures list updated with our upcoming Winter League quarter final against Cameron Toll and a friendly against Gary Gormley's new team, Edinburgh Harps
17th February, 2013
Goals from Stu Falconer and Phil as the Real draw once again with the Scottish Parliament
13th January, 2013
Match photos from our Winter League game against the Scottish Parliament can now be viewed here and here
1st January, 2013
We start the new year with a long overdue Profile of the young McNie
23rd December, 2012
Appearance stats for 2012 have now been added to Player Profiles - Bill back on top once more!
9th December, 2012
Do you remember what you were doing when Jordan scored THAT goal?
2nd December, 2012
Match report from our opening Winter League game against the Scottish Parliament is now online.
25th November, 2012
Match report for our friendly game against Willie's Wanderers is now online.
1st November, 2012
Profiles added for Roddy Campbell and Stu Falconer
20th October, 2012
First of the new Winter League fixtures has been confirmed
2nd October, 2012
Friendly fixture has been confirmed against a Police side called Willie's Wanderers on 23rd November.
Winter League fixtures should appear on the site within the next couple of weeks, too!
13th August, 2012
Recent recruit Emil is Profiled
19th July, 2012
HotScots friendly confirmed for 12th August
23rd May, 2012
Match report from our last league game against St Columba's is now online - PWC report next!
19th May 2012
Rory Macdonald is Profiled on the eve of his 8s debut
8th May 2012
Shots from our Winter League game against PWC on 17/4/12 are now online
30th April, 2012
Our old mucker Forbes Gunn is Profiled after meeting Bill at Murray's wedding at the weekend!
22nd April, 2012
Martin Thomson is Profiled after his Winter League debut against St Columba's on 20th April
1st April, 2012
6th March, 2012
Match report from our 7-3 win over Murrayfield Thistle now online
5th March, 2012
Photos from our 11s game against the Azzurri are now online
3rd March, 2012
Player Profile for our 11s midfield enforcer, Barry 'Not Ted' MacDougal, is now online
26th February, 2012
Match report from our 6-1 defeat of the Azzurri is now online - pulled fanny photos to follow!
25th February, 2012
Match report from our 3-2 defeat care of the HotScots is now online - as is the Winter League table after our fine 6-1 win over the Azzurri on 24th February!
18th February, 2012
Match report for our 4-3 thriller against St Columba's is now online
15th February, 2012
Recent recruit Fergus is Profiled; match report from our superb 11s win over St Columba's is next up!
8th February, 2012
List of upcoming fixtures has been updated, and Greg Bissett's Profile is now online following his 11s debut against St Columba's
29th January, 2012
Match report from our 3-1 friendly win over St Columba's on Friday is now online
9th January, 2012
Opening Winter League game of 2012 has been confirmed
21st December, 2011
Appearance stats for 2011 are now online
3rd December, 2011
Murrayfield Thistle match report now online
27th November, 2011
One to read through your fingers - PWC match report now online!
22nd November, 2011
New 11s goalie Ross Henderson is Profiled
30th September, 2011
New recruit Martin (NOT Mark) McCabe is Profiled
25th September, 2011
The Real defeated Bay FC 6-2 at Spartans yesterday - match report and stats now online!
29th August, 2011
Jordan is Profiled after his winning 11s debut against the HotScots
24th August, 2011
Match report from our 4-1 victory over the HotScots is now online - as is the Profile for Kris the Pole after his Real debut
11th August, 2011
Fixture against HotScots confirmed for August 21st.
3rd August, 2011
Mark Donald is Profiled after his recent 11s performances
2nd August, 2011
Consolation goal from Andy as FC Farcelona reclaim the Copa Del Saughton
25th July, 2011
Devastating first half display earns the Real record victory over Gormadona FC
21st July, 2011
Recent recruit John Faulds is Profiled
14th July, 2011
Upcoming 11s games have been added to Fixtures page
22nd June, 2011
Recent recruit Nick is Profiled
19th June, 2011
Match report from our 3-3 draw against KARO now online
10th June, 2011
Adam Cheney, Craig Milligan, Robert Skellett and Mike Johnstone are all Profiled in the run up to the Oldenburg game
10th March, 2011
Date, time and venue confirmed for 11s game against KARO Oldenburg, a touring side from Bremen.
Plus photos from recent Bay FC game are now here, here, here and here.
6th March, 2011
The Real overcome a 2-0 half time deficit to record fine win over Bay FC
3rd February, 2011
New Arran tourists Wiggy , Hammy , Rab and Jon are Profiled
23rd January, 2011
Goals from Jay and Calder as the Real record a hard-fought win over the HotScots
27th December, 2010
Appearance stats for 2010 are now on the site, so check your Profiles! Calder leads the way ...
7th November, 2010
Outline profile for Dom Jordan now online
9th October, 2010
Recent recruit Andy Duncan is Profiled
6th October, 2010
There are legends - and then there are Real legends!
28th August, 2010
Bruce Oshakuade is next on the Profile conveyor belt
24th August, 2010
Mike Walker is the next of the recent recruits to be Profiled
18th August, 2010
Recent recruit Yasser is Profiled
2nd July, 2010
HotScots match report now online - photos next!
28th June, 2010
Date pencilled in for our next 11s clash with the HotScots
22nd June, 2010
Chris Paterson is profiled after his 11s debut for the Real
7th June, 2010
Details of our next 11s fixture here
4th June, 2010
David Murray is profiled after his debut 8s appearance at Saughton
11th May, 2010
Profile starts to come together nicely for Euan Clark as he gets into the Tuesday vibe
20th March, 2010
Andy Christie is profiled after his latest 11s run out for the Real
19th March, 2010
Report and Stats from tonight's hard fought draw against FC Happy Mondays are now online.
13th March, 2010
Details of our next 11s game are now online
2nd April, 2010
Shots from Northend match here, here, here and here
30th March, 2010
Match report from Northend game here
28th March, 2010
Stats from yesterday's fine victory over Northend Thistle now online
3rd March, 2010
Details confirmed for our next 11s game, the long awaited Northend Thistle rematch
13th January, 2010
Happy New Year - new recruit Dale is Profiled here
23rd December, 2009
Appearance stats for 2009 are now online - check your profiles! Plus this year's Christmas card from Saughton is here
23rd November, 2009
Our coverage of the 11s win over Inter Yerma continues with more artwork from the House Of Hare
15th November, 2009
Stirring, slope assisted second half fightback as the Real defeat the HotScots - Stats from the game are here
12th November, 2009
HotScots game on Sunday will now be played on grass at Saughton
3rd November, 2009
More mad match fee artwork from James here
1st November, 2009
New recruits Tom and Norrie Profiled
31st October, 2009
11s game against HotScots FC has been confirmed
28th October, 2009
New recruit Ewan's Profile is certainly up to Par
11th October, 2009
Photos from our first game against Inter Yerma here
3rd October, 2009
Stats from last night's 4-3 victory over Inter Yerma
29th September, 2009
New recruit Kev is Profiled
24th September, 2009
Venue and kickoff time confirmed for 11s rematch against Inter Yerma
22nd September, 2009
Right, I want all match fees to be submitted like this from now on!
20th September, 2009
Photos from Intra Mural 11s game in June finally start to appear 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 /5 / 6
9th September, 2009
Report from yesterday's 4-2 victory over FC Happy Mondays
7th September, 2009
Olly is Profiled on the eve of his 11s debut for the Real
25th August, 2009
There are Real Tuesday legends, and then there are Real Tuesday LEGENDS!
19th August, 2009
Date confirmed for next 11s game at the Stadium Of Dark
14th July, 2009
New recruit Chris X. Smith is Profiled here
29th June, 2009
Shots from the recent 5s tournament at Inverleith here
15th June, 2009
New recruit Andrew Calder is Profiled here
5th June, 2009
Stats from this week's Intra Mural game starting to appear here - report next!
30th May, 2009
Wholly fabricated Profile for Franco now online - all contributions welcome!
17th May, 2009
Anyone fancy a spot of choral?
15th May, 2009
Notice anything different about the site?!
8th May, 2009
John on the cutting edge of archaeology once again!
2nd May, 2009
New recruit Pete is Profiled
27th April, 2009
Links page has been revamped to bring it up to date - contact Bill if you want anything added or removed
30th March, 2009
New recruit Iain and birthday boy Jay are Profiled
22nd March, 2009
Wow - there may even be method to our madness!
4th March, 2009
Date and venue confirmed for 'home' 11s game against Northend Thistle, more details TBC!
2nd March, 2009
Goals from wee Dave and Adrian as Real lose to an impressive Inter Yerma side
22nd February, 2009
Details of this week's 11s game added to the Fixtures page, along with link giving directions to the Spartans Academy at Ainslie Park (behind the Leisure Centre, basically)
5th February, 2009
New recruit Pete Swan is Profiled
28th December, 2008
Large version of the Santa hats photo here
25th December, 2008
Fancy a wee Christmas Bonus?
24th December, 2008
2008 appearance stats have been added to all Profiles, with Adrian our most regular attendee. Average number of players over the year was 13.4 per week, compared to 11.7 last year. Well done, and happy Christmas!
16th December, 2008
Recent recruit Sam is Profiled
1st December, 2008
And here's what we could have won!
30th November, 2008
Match photos from Arran (care of Norman from Cat Bay and Nick Northend) here and here. And recent recruit Josh is Profiled here.
26th November, 2008
Dougie is Profiled following his 11s debut for the Real on Arran
23rd November, 2008
Last of the Cat Bay shots here and here (still waiting for match shots from Norman the Northend photographer). Oh, and here's the cost of all the pints we were sinking in the photographs ...
21st November, 2008
New recruit William is the latest Merchistonian to be Profiled
18th November, 2008
More, increasingly deranged tour photos here and here (Photoshop has been used to ensure they are suitable for work!)
16th November, 2008
So which one of the old boys at Saughton is called Shirley, then?
14th November, 2008
Match report from the 'Arran Voice' website here - and tour photos are here / here / here / here / here / here / here
10th November, 2008
Eight Real players, plus two Northend guests, lose to Northend Thistle in 12 goal thriller!
23rd October, 2008
Press coverage of the forthcoming 11s game on Arran starts here! And occasional Real player Rick is Profiled here.
10th October, 2008
Another match report from the vaults - an 11s game against the Moonies from November 2004
8th October, 2008
Brief match report and Stats from our last 11s game against Stew Mel here
1st October, 2008
Just why was a young James Hare sitting on Colin McRae's knee, then?
24th September, 2008
Somewhat sketchy match report from our last 11s game against RMJM Edinburgh here
18th September, 2008
Match report on our 11s game against FC Farcelona here and match stats here
16th September, 2008
Possibly the best Claim To Fame ever to feature in a player's Profile
11th September, 2008
Scott is Profiled
10th September, 2008
Dave Rolland is the next of the new recruits Profiled
7th September, 2008
Profiles added for Phil and Stuart Blackhall
26th August, 2008
Bill's photos from the latest Farcelona game here and here
19th August, 2008
Goals from Fergal (2), Nick (2) and Phil as the Real claim the Copa Del Saughton on the new astro pitch at the Stadium Of Dark
20th July, 2008
19th July, 2008
Madrid maestro Antonio is Profiled
15th July, 2008
Recent recruit Stuart Boyd is the subject of the latest Player Profile
27th June, 2008
Please allow the website to give you the Bird
19th June, 2008
Mad, Fahd and dangerous to know ...
16th June, 2008
7th April, 2008
After enjoying a 15 goal victory in his first game of 5s with the Real, Craig Hamilton is Profiled
21st January, 2008
New recruit Ross is Profiled in our first update of the new year
25th December, 2007
All Profiles have been updated with 2007 appearance stats. Oh, and here's this year's card from the Saughton squad. Happy Christmas!
5th December, 2007
New recruit Nick is Profiled
23rd November, 2007
Finally, a mugshot for Fergal!
22nd October, 2007
Shall I get her some flowers, lads?
9th October, 2007
New recruit Rocco is Profiled, and we've now got a mugshot of Rory. Oh, and some major resurfacing news.
24th September, 2007
Gareth's superb second half free kick earns the Real another fighting draw against Real Esobad.
23rd September, 2007
Rory is Profiled. And details of our latest 11s runout have been added to the Fixtures page.
14th September, 2007
B*gger me - Sheepy's on YouTube!
11th September, 2007
New recruit Fergal is Profiled - just Rory to track down, now!
1st September, 2007
Update on Saughton resurfacing plans scanned here
22nd August, 2007
Crippy and (kind of) Sheepy score but RMJM give us a fair old spanking
1st August, 2007
Matchday programme produced by the Samba Stags here, here, here and here
29th July, 2007
Photos from the draw against RMJM here, here and here
26th July, 2007
First of the Samba Stags shots here.
RMJM shots will follow shortly!
22nd July, 2007
John marks his comeback from injury by scoring at both ends as the Real lose heavily to the Samba Stags, with Sheepy adding another OG and wee Craig notching a penalty
17th July, 2007
Zyco sees red, but not before goals from him and Bucko earn the Real a fighting draw against RMJM
7th July, 2007
3rd July, 2007
New recruit Darrell Profiled
21st June, 2007
New recruit Martin Profiled, details of two 11s games in July added to Fixtures page and Simon's fine report on the last Baarcelona game posted here
18th May, 2007
Nottingham photos here, here, here and here
7th May, 2007
Photos from Friday's 11s game here, here, here and here
5th May, 2007
Goals from Simon (2), Ryan (2) and wee Craig see us home against Baarcelona. Stats from the match are here.
1st May, 2007
Ah, those 'guns', Chris!
30th April, 2007
Fixtures grid updated with the upcoming Baarcelona rematch and (of course) the tournament in Nottingham on 12th May. Plus, just to get the blood pumping in advance of those games, a photo of the trophy we won in our last competitive match has been added to the Gallery.
22nd April, 2007
Tour page updated with details of the Team Hotel and the tournament arrangements. And our latest Irish recruit, Chris Murphy, has been Profiled.
18th April, 2007
Details of our first ever tour here - please check back regularly for updates, as this is just a first pass!
7th January, 2007
Happy New Year! All of our Profiles have duly been updated with 2006 appearance statistics.
12th December, 2007
This year's card from the Saughton squad. And, while I have got my scanner oot, here's SBJ in the paper.
26th November, 2007
Photos from the Stew Mel game now online here and here
22nd November, 2007
Goals from Zyco (3), Tom and Scampi see the Real reclaim the McNie Memorial Trophy from Stew Mel
15th November, 2007
Details of the long awaited Stew Mel rematch added to the Fixtures page - team and arrangements to follow shortly. Oh, and the Excuses page is up and running once more!
5th November, 2006
Aye, cheers lads!
31st October, 2006
New recruit Bonus is Profiled
29th October, 2006
The Bearded Assassin provides a fine match report on the last Baarcelona game, while match photos can be found here and here
24th October, 2006
Has Chalky followed Dave into the modelling business?
13th October, 2006
Goals from Simon, Bucko and Zyco (2) see the Real home against Mike Boyle's Baarcelona
5th September, 2006
3rd September, 2006
Photos from the Baarcelona game here, here and here
1st September, 2006
Four goals from Tom and three from Zyco as the Real beat Baarcelona comfortably
14th August, 2006
Match report on the Real Esobad game here - thanks, DC!
13th August, 2006
Photos from our 3-3 draw with Real Esobad now online here and here.
12th July, 2006
Real legend Chalky White is Profiled, in advance of a possible return to the 11s fold.
2nd July, 2006
Photos from our 1-0 loss to FC Farcelona now online here and here.
6th June, 2006
Info regarding our 11s rematch against FC Farcelona on Thursday added to the News page.
17th May, 2006
Profiles of Irish Gary and English Tom complete the set once again - thanks, all!
13th May, 2006
Rematch against FC Farcelona, this time for the Copa Del Saughton, confirmed for 8th June - Brian Latto will ref. A couple of News items also added.
11th May, 2006
10th May, 2006
John becomes the second member of our Irish contingent to be Profiled.
3rd May, 2006
Sponsor Zyco. Get to know Ryan. And think twice about calling John 'Shark Bite' ever again.
31st March, 2006
Kenny ties the knot tomorrow!
13th March, 2006
Photos taken after our last 11s game against FC Farcelona are now online, as is Adrian's fledgling Profile.
8th March, 2006
Accurate map added to the Contact Us page, after Adrian went walkabout on the night of his Real debut while following the previous version.
27th February, 2006
Goals by Ian and Stevie (plus a penalty conceded by Bill) earned the Real a battling draw in the rematch against FC Farcelona at Peffermill last Friday. Match report to follow.
9th February, 2006
Details of our next 11s game added to the News page.
24th January, 2006
Strewth - two vintage match reports plucked from the 'Sniffer' Storrie archive here and here. And we won both games!