21.10.17 - In what was a top of the table clash, Kelburne's men's 1st XI traveled to Edinburgh to take on Grange who were only behind them in the league on goal difference. The game started quickly with both teams pressing high up the pitch however it was Grange who were having the better of the play with Kelburne struggling to keep the ball for extended periods of time. However, as the game went on Kelburne began to grow into it more and create some good chances in which they were unlucky not to convert. The best chance of the half came after some great counter attacking play led to Jack Mckenzies shot being illegally stopped on the line. A penalty stroke was awarded which unfortunately was not converted, a massive let off for grange. The half continued much the same with Kelburne beginning to have to better of the play come half time. HT Grange 0-0 Kelburne. The second half started the way the same way the first finished with Kelburne having more of the ball and better of the play, however a slack pass into midfield was intercepted and grange got quickly on the counter with an overload which led to a reverse stick shot finding its way into the bottom corner. As the second half continued Kelburne began to press more and more however to corners in quick succession saw Grange increase their lead from 1 to 3. The game continued for the last 10 minutes with Kelburne pressing as high as possible and Grange looking to hit on the break but there was no more scoring for the rest of the game.
FT Grange 3-0 Kelburne - A disappointing result for Kelburne however they know that dropping points early in the season does not put you out the title race and that every game until the last matters.