Martin Whitfield MSP has tabled a motion at the Scottish Parliament welcoming the promotion of Tranent Juniors FC to the Scottish Lowland Football League (SLFL).

The motion congratulates everyone at the club on the achievement, which was secured following victory over West of Scotland Football League champions Darvel in the deciding play-off match.

Commenting on the club’s success, Martin Whitfield MSP said:

“Securing promotion to the Lowland League for the first time in the club’s history is amazing news for Tranent Juniors and everyone at the club deserves huge credit for this achievement. I know how much it means to the players, supporters and those who are involved behind the scenes in running the club. I’m pleased to be able to mark the club’s success at Holyrood and wish the team and everyone associated with it continued success as they embark on a new adventure next season.”

The full motion can be found here.