Craig Noble & Martyn Thomson September 2015

Craig and Martyn before the game

Some of the legends back to-gether again

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Craig and Martyn leading out the teams with their children as mascots

All time top scores all to-gether

After match presentations

Martyn Thomson ... Life story with the Haws

Martyn arrived at the start of the 1997/98 season and he made his debut in a 5 - 0 away win at Lochgelly. The team that day was as follows (4 - 3 - 3) D, Westwood, K. Renwick, G. Dackers, B. Kenny, J. Mitchell, J. Wright, B. Wilson, J. Drummond, M. Thomson, W. Syme and J. McNab.   He just happened to score, was that a surprise?, and he played for eleven continuous seasons and won eighteen trophies.  He was a proven striker in junior football and would be the first to tell anyone that he partnered many of the Haws great strikers, namely - Darrin Wright, James ‘Nobby’ McNab, Billy Spence, Lee ‘Dan’ Dair and Craig Smart.
He has a truly remarkable scoring record, 250 goals, is their another striker in Fife that can come near his tally. Martyn has the distinction of scoring in seven Cup finals, the Haws won six of them. Two of the most important goals he scored came in the Fife and Tayside Cup when in 2001/02 against Carnoustie, and again in 2004/05 against Tayport he scored the only goal in both these inter regional Finals. 
He is really proud that in his career he was top scorer on no less than 6 occasions, a tremendous record.  He improved as a player throughout his career and was seldom injured. Further, he always gave his best for the red jersey Martyn loved his time as a Haws player and will always be greatly respected by his old teammates, especially the ‘strikers brotherhood’.  Another who played to win medals. 
The club appreciates his years of loyalty, character, commitment and will to win. 
We wish him all the very best for the future.

Craig Noble ... Life Story with the Haws

Craig arrived at the start of the 1995/96 season and he made his debut in a 2 - 1 win against Kelty Hearts. The team that day, for the record, was as follows - C. Campbell, C. Noble, W. Syme, B. Kenny, R. Marshall, J. Wright, R. Hamill, A. Archibald, R. Duncan, M. Thomson & J. McNab.  To us he was Mr. Versatile having played in nearly every position in the team.  In his first season he won an unprecedented four trophies -   Fife Champions, Fife Cup, Fife and Lothians cup and Fife and Tayside Cup, a feat that will never be repeated. 
During the next 10 seasons at the club he won a further nineteen trophies, not many in Fife junior football can say that!  Things did not always run smoothly, he suffered a serious knee injury which saw him miss all of season 98/99 but he came back the following year but missed all of 2000/01 with same injury.  After several operations Craig showed his trademark determination and battled back to full fitness helping the Haws win another championship in 01/02. He also scored the winning goal against Glenrothes in the Fife and Tayside Final. 
Craig is the only player in history to win 5 Fife and Tayside Medals.  In all he scored in five cup finals.  Always in the middle of the dressing room banter he was, and will always be, truly respected by his fellow teammates.  He played for medals and over the years was well rewarded for his loyalty.  All at the Haws will always remember Craig for his passion and for embracing the team philosophy, commitment, character, and the will to win. 
We wish him all the very best for the future.

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