Kelty Hearts F.C.

Kelty Hearts Football Club is a football club based in the village of Kelty in Fife, Scotland. Formed in 1975[3] and nicknamed the Hearts, the Maroon Machine and the Jambos, they play their home games at New Central Park.[4] Their home colours are maroon shirts, white shorts and maroon socks, while their away colours are typically all blue.

Kelty Hearts
Full nameKelty Hearts Football Club
Nickname(s)The Hearts, The Maroon Machine,[1] The Jambos[2]
Founded1975; 47 years ago (1975)[3]
GroundNew Central Park[4]
Bath Street
Kelty
Capacity2,181 (353 seated)[4]
ChairmanIan Thomson[1]
ManagerKevin Thomson
LeagueScottish League Two
2020–21Lowland League, 1st of 17 (promoted via play-offs)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Kelty Hearts compete in Scottish League One, having been promoted from Scottish League Two as champions in 2022.

The club were previously members of the Scottish Junior Football Association, playing in the Fife League followed by the East Region Superleague. In December 2017 the club became a full SFA member, making them eligible to enter the Scottish Cup and move up through the pyramid system.[5]


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