Banks o’ dee miss out on Highland league

Turriff United, Formartine and Strathspey in

By Dave Edwards

Published: 26/02/2009

Turriff United, Strathspey Thistle and Formartine United will be playing Highland League football next season but there was huge disappointment for fellow junior club Banks o' Dee, who missed out in the vote.

Turriff United led the way with 15 votes at last night’s meeting in the Lossiemouth FC Social Club. They were followed by Strathspey Thistle with 14 and Formartine United with 11 votes. Aberdeen juniors Banks o' Dee surprisingly accumulated only five votes.

Turriff United chairman George Manson said: “I am delighted. We were always quietly confident going in but I really am over the moon.

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