Honours

Below is our honours role and trophy wall. At Leith Athletic we are very proud of our acheivements and successes throughout the years and to display thism we have provided some information on our awards and results.  You can also find all of the ex-leithers who have gone on to playing at a higher level, not only within football, but other avenues of life as well.

Trophy wall

Scottish Cup (5)
2001 (12’s), 2002 (12’s), 2003 (12’s), 2008 (17’s), 2009 (21’s)

South East Region Cup (19)
2000 (14’s), 2001 (12’s), 2001 (13’s), 2001 (14’s), 2001 (15’s), 2002 (12’s), 2002 (13’s), 2002 (16’s), 2003 (16’s), 2004 (17’s), 2005 (17’s), 2005 (19’s), 2005 (21’s), 2008 (16’s), 2008 (17’s), 2009 (14’s), 2010 (15’s), 2010 (19’s), 2014 (21's).

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Ex-Leithers

Geordie Anderson

Geordie Anderson played for the original Leith Athletic FC from 1887 to 1892 as a centreback, before joining Blackburn Rovers, where he made over 130 appearances for the club.  In 1896, Geordie moved to New Brighton Tower for two seasons, before returning to Blackburn Rovers in 1898 for three seasons.  Geordie then finished his career at Blackpool FC where he made 78 appearances, scoring 29 goals
Geordie Anderson on Wikipedia

Lee Currie

Lee Currie represented Leith Athletic FC in the 1990 year group and after winning the Scottish Cup at Under 12's, Lee was signed for Hibernian FC.  A left-footed, central midfielder who can play left back, Lee was at Hibernian for seven seasons where he had loan spells at Stenhousemuir FC and Stirling Albion FC, before moving to Berwick Rangers FC, where he currently plays in the Scottish Third Division.
Berwick Rangers FC Website

Paul Currie

Paul Currie represented Leith Athletic FC in the 1985 age group and spent three years at the club.  Paul initially joined our Colts team at under 15's level, but his oustanding performances seen him progress to the 1st team at this age group.  Paul was a part of a successful under 16's team who won a number of trophies before moving to Cowdenbeath FC to continue his football development.  From there, Paul signed for Raith Rovers FC where he made seven appearances, before returning to his home-town club, Musselburgh Athletic Juniors.  After spending two seasons at Musselburgh, Paul moved to Berwick Rangers FC, before gaining a full-time contract at Hamilton Academicals FC, playing nine times and scoring twice.  Paul has since returned to Musselburgh Athletic FC.
Paul Currie on Wikipedia
Musselburgh Athletic FC Website

Lewis Goram

Lewis Goram was a goalkeeper who represented the club in 1947-48, playing 17 times.  The late father of Scotland goalkeeper, Andy Goram, Lewis moved to Hibernian FC from Leith Athletic FC before playing for the now defunct Third Lanark FC.  Lewis then had spells at Bury, Mossley and Buxton, before unfortunately passing away in 1989.
Lewis Goram on Wikipedia

Leigh Griffiths

Leigh Griffiths represented Leith Athletic FC in the 1990 year group and after winning the Scottish Cup at Under 12's, Leigh moved to Hutchison Vale BC, before eventually signing for Livingston FC in 2006.  In 2009, Leigh moved to Dundee FC, where he scored 21 goals in 47 appearances, before later moving to Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.  Leigh is currently on loan at Hibernian FC.
Leigh Griffiths on Wikipedia
Hibernian FC Website 

Darren McGregor

Darren McGregor was one of the first players to represent the club after it was reformed in 1996.  Playing originally for Portland Star, Darren came to the club and was the first Leith Athletic FC captain to lift a trophy for the club when we won the East Region Cup against Edina Hibs Colts, 1-0 at Olivebank.  Darren remained with the club until his second season at under 18's, before securing a move to Cowdenbeath FC in 2004/05.  Darren played 31 games for Cowdenbeath before having an 18-month spell at Arniston Rangers after which, he returned to Cowdenbeath in 2008.  After playing consistently well for Cowdenbeath, Darren made it to the full time ranks when he was signed for St. Mirren FC on the 15th June 2010.  He has since made a number of appearances in the SPL, scoring his first goal against Dundee Utd in January 2011.
Darren McGregor on Wikipedia
St. Mirren FC Website

Andrew McNeil

Andrew McNeil was a goalkeeper who represented the club from a young age, winning a number of trophies and representing Scotland Schoolboys in The Victory Shield.  Andrew then secured a move to Southampton FC in 2003 where he stayed for three seasons, before moving back to Edinburgh to join the club that he supported as a boy, Hibernian FC.  Andrew played thirty-one times for Hibernian, which included the League Cup Final win (5-1) against Kilmarnock FC in March 2007.  After leaving Hibernian, Andrew played for Montrose and Raith Rovers and is currently with Livingston FC in the Scottish First Division
Andrew McNeil on Wikipedia
Livingston FC Website

Danny Swanson

Leith Athletic FC were lucky to have Danny Swanson from the year group 1986 until he was snatched up by Berwick Rangers FC in 2005.  Later on, Danny moved to Dundee United FC after his impressive skills impressed then manager, Craig Levein.  Danny has played over 100 times for Dundee Utd and after some exemplary performances, he was called into the Scotland Squad in October 2001.
Danny Swanson on Wikipedia
Dundee United FC Website

Sean Welsh

Sean Welsh represented Leith Athletic FC in the 1990 year group and after winning the Scottish Cup at Under 12's, Sean signed for Hibernian FC.  Since joining Hibernian, Sean has had loan spells with Stenhousemuir FC, Stirling Albion FC and is currently on loan at Partick Thistle FC.  Sean started his career with Leith Athletic FC as a central defender, but has since moved up the park and plays in the central midfield role.
Sean Welsh on Wikipedia
Hibernian FC Website


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