Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic F.C.

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Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic F.C.
Full name Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic Football Club
Nickname(s) The Rose
Founded 1890
Ground New Dundas Park
Ground Capacity 3000
Manager Robbie Horn
League SJFA East Superleague
2015–16 SJFA East Superleague, 1st

Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic Football Club are a Scottish junior football club from the town of Bonnyrigg, Midlothian. Formed in 1890 and nicknamed the Rose, they play in the Scottish Junior Football Association's East Region Super League, of which they are the current champions.

Their home ground is New Dundas Park, and they have traditionally played in red and white hoops. They have won the Scottish Junior Cup twice, in 1966 and in 1978, as well as finishing runners-up in 1972. Their 6–1 defeat of Whitburn in 1966 is a joint record margin of victory in a Scottish Junior Cup final.[1]

The team are managed since June 2015 by former Berwick Rangers player and assistant manager, Robbie Horn.[2]


Scottish Junior Cup

  • Winners: 1965–66, 1977–78
  • Runners-up: 1971–72

SJFA East Region Super League

  • Winners: 2008–09, 2011–12
  • Runners-Up: 2006–07

Other honours

  • Fife & Lothians Cup: 1981–82, 2004–05, 2006–07
  • Edinburgh & District League winners: 1937–38, 1963–64
  • East Region Division One winners: 1975–76, 1976–77, 1984–85
  • East Region Division Two winners: 1983–84
  • East of Scotland Junior Cup: 1897–98, 1962–63, 1985–86, 1986–87, 2002–03, 2005–06
  • East Junior League Cup: 1983–84, 1984–85, 1987–88, 2000–01
  • Brown Cup: 1933–34, 1963–64, 1973–74, 1977–78, 1985–86, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07
  • Dalmeny Cup: 1922–23
  • Andy Kelly Memorial Cup: 2006

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Scotland GK Connar Easton
Scotland GK David Hay
Scotland DF Ross Archibald (captain)
Scotland DF Jonathan Brown
Scotland DF Alan Horne
Scotland DF Brian Murray
Scotland DF Steven Thomson
Scotland DF David White
Scotland DF Colin Wilson
Scotland DF Shaun Woodburn
No. Position Player
Scotland MF Dean Carse
Scotland MF Alex King
Scotland MF Kevin McLeish
Scotland MF Darren Smith
Scotland MF Jonny Stewart
Scotland MF Dean Whitson
Scotland FW Jonathan Court
Scotland FW Blair Henderson
Scotland FW Steve Hislop
Scotland FW Conor Thomson

Notable former players


  1. McGlone, David; McLure, Bill (1987). The Juniors – 100 Years. A Centenary History of Scottish Junior Football. Mainstream. p. 80. ISBN 1-85158-060-3. 
  2. Parkinson, Brendan. "Manager Announcement". Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  4. Mud & Glory, April 2005

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