Edinburgh City manager Gary Jardine pays tribute to his players after they beat East Stirlingshire to reach the SPFL.
A dream came true not only for Edinburgh City yesterday but also for those who have long argued that Scottish football needed to embrace some form of pyramid system to breathe new life into its lower order.
Edinburgh City became the first club to be promoted to Scottish Leagues through the pyramid system after a 2-1 aggregate win over East Stirlingshire.
EDINBURGH City will play SPFL football next season after the Lowland League champions defeated East Stirlingshire in the play-offs.
Edinburgh City gain promotion to the Scottish League Two and knocked East Stirlingshire out of the senior set-up.
East Stirlingshire and Edinburgh City resume battle for a place in League 2 today after last Saturday’s 1-1 draw and City boss Gary Jardine is hoping that having his side’s very own Dave MacKay back in their ranks will help the Lowland League Champions fulfil their dream.
Edinburgh City and East Stirlingshire are all square after the first leg of their Scottish League Two play-off final.
League Two champions East Fife are held at home by bottom side East Stirlingshire, who face a play off against Edinburgh City.