Keith president Sandy Stables claims his proposals for reconstruction are driven by a desire to end meaningless games in the Highland League.
Aaron McKenna is loving life with top-of-the-table Turriff United.
Highland League restructuring is on the agenda for the start of next season with plans for a competition which would see two new clubs being invited to join the other 18 teams into a two-division contest with promotion and relegation. The proposals from Keith president Sandy Stables are intended to get clubs ready for the play-offs involving Lowland League clubs which could lead to entry to League 2 of the Scottish Professional Football League at the end of next season.
Highland League champions Cove Rangers will hope to carry on from where they left off last weekend when they face Fraserburgh in the second of back-to-back festive derbies at Allan Park this afternoon.
Turriff United yesterday sacked co-manager James Duthie, stating differences of opinion on footballing matters as the reason for the former Fraserburgh player’s departure. The move leaves former Peterhead, Formartine United and Inverurie Locos defender Mark Simpson, in sole charge at the Haughs.
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Huntly captain Grant Campbell has signed a new two and half year deal to extend his stay at Christie Park to the summer of 2016. The former Wick Academy defender was content to remain at the club as he believes good progress is being made under manager Dave McGinlay.
Stephen Gauld is in line to face unbeaten Highland League leaders Brora Rangers today after joining Buckie Thistle from Turriff United last night.
Former Keith captain Stuart Walker passed up a lucrative testimonial season with the Maroons because he wanted to win trophies with new club Cove Rangers.
Three Westdyke footballers have followed in their coach's footsteps by being honoured for 10 years of service to the Westhill-based Aberdeenshire and District Juvenile FA club.
Forres Mechanics forward Scott Lawrie is back leading the line at Mosset Park after being in the front line in Afghanistan on a three-month tour of duty with the RAF.
Keith have moved swiftly to replace manager Darren Still, who resigned a week ago, with former Rothes number one Graham McBeath.
Deveronvale will want to put last weekend's disappointing Scottish Cup exit at Albion Rovers behind them when they head for Lossiemouth today.
Former Aberdeen centre forward Darren Mackie took his first step into a working life away from professional football yesterday on his first day as a business development executive with Turriff-based company Ace Winches.
Keith are down to the bare bones and licking their wounds after their defeat by Fort William on Saturday but manager Darren Still will not accept anyone feeling sorry for themselves at Kynoch Park.
Culter's free-scoring forward George McBain is hungry for more goals as the Aberdeen juniors go in search of a Scottish Cup third-round shock against Berwick Rangers at Crombie Park today (2.0).
Buckie Thistle have been boosted with the news that their management team of Gary Hake, his assistant Kevin Small and first-team coach Paul Lamberton have all signed new two-year contracts.
Strathspey Thistle treasurer Margaret Clark has enlisted musical superstar Jon Bon Jovi as the Grantown club's most recent and most famous supporter.
Weir's incredible scoring run started on the half-hour mark and finished in the 90th when he notched his own and his side's eighth goal with a superbly placed free kick.
Brora Rangers have completed the signing of former Caley Thistle and Ross County central defender Grant Munro on a two and a half year contract.
Champions Cove Rangers' defender Stirling Smith knows his side is a target.
Formartine United somehow came back from 2-0 down at the break to lift their first trophy in senior football thanks to Mike Ewen's glancing header two minutes into added time - a sensational comeback at Bellslea Park, Fraserburgh.
Brora manager Davie Kirkwood was delighted to have won his first managerial trophy, when he said: "I have been a coach at Ross County and we won the Challenge Cup and as a player I won both the First and Second Division championships, I've also been part of an SPL squad with Rangers and Hearts, but the North of Scotland Cup is my first triumph as a manager so it really is a very special moment for me.
Formartine United have the chance to avenge their 2-0 Scottish Cup defeat by Inverurie Locos when the pair meet in the Evening Express Aberdeenshire Cup final at Bellslea Park, Fraserburgh, today (2pm).
Brora Rangers have been handed a massive boost ahead of today's AJG Parcels North of Scotland Cup final against holders Nairn County at Grant Street, Inverness with news that winger Andrew Greig has signed a three-year extension to his existing contract.
Aquatics centre nears completion
Munro is also attracting the interest of Nairn County and said : “I am not stopping playing football completely, but I am in no rush to sort out my future. I need to take the next week to sit down, relax and assess my options.
Roy McBain scored Cove's goal in last week's 1-1 Scottish Cup second-round draw at Brora Rangers and the former Caley Thistle midfielder would like nothing better than to repeat the feat in today's Allan Park replay.
Stuart Soane believes he will be fully fit for the first time in two years after making his move to Forres Mechanics permanent.
Deveronvale will put this weekend's Scottish Cup second-round replay against Linlithgow Rose on the backburner as they prepare to face Turriff United in an Aberdeenshire Shield first-round tie at Princess Royal Park, Banff, tonight.
Huntly's Highland League visit to Rothes on Saturday will be a special occasion for the Strathbogie side's goalkeeper Richard Bowman, who will celebrate his 40th birthday 24 hours before facing his former club.