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A Highland League club has advanced to the fifth round of the Scottish Cup for the first time in its history this afternoon.
Fraserburgh’s glamour William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round tie against Rangers tomorrow has been postponed due to frost. Bellslea Park is frozen in patches despite the best efforts of the Highland League club to get their big game, which was due to be televised, on. The two clubs will try again on Wednesday, January 31.
Fraserburgh manager Mark Cowie faces the agonising choice of which players will miss out on the historic cup tie against Rangers at Bellslea tomorrow.
Buckie Thistle manager Graeme Stewart intends to give both his goalkeepers the chance to impress.
He has played more games for Fraserburgh than anyone else in the club’s history but former Broch goalkeeper Billy Gordon never experienced a game of this magnitude.
Fraserburgh captain Ryan Christie insists he is ready for the biggest game of his career.
Formartine United first-team coach Jerry O’Driscoll reckons tonight’s cup tie against his former side Cove Rangers has the makings of a classic.
Fraserburgh committee member Mike Barbour could have divided loyalties when his two favourite clubs go head-to-head at Bellslea.
His office is adorned with quotes from football’s global icons.
Fraserburgh chairman Finlay Noble has revealed that Sunday’s eagerly-awaited William Hill Scottish Cup fourth-round tie against Rangers at Bellslea is not quite the money-spinner many would have imagined.
Formartine United club historian and committee member Colin Keenan believes Friday night’s eagerly-awaited Scottish Cup fourth-round home tie against rivals Cove Rangers is the biggest game in the Pitmedden club’s history.
They will be dancing in the streets of Fraserburgh if the Broch can pull off the shock of all shocks in the William Hill Scottish Cup on Sunday but supporters won’t be hearing Bluebell Polka ringing out from the Bellslea Park tannoy.
Former Rangers defender Arthur Numan has warned the Light Blues players they underestimate Fraserburgh at their peril this weekend.
P&J reporter Dave Edwards spoke to Formartine’s striker Archie McPhee and player-manager Paul Lawson as well as Lossiemouth’s player-manager Ian MacRae after this weekend’s Big Game.
Sport reporter Dave Edwards takes you through the full highlights from this weekend’s Big Game between Lossiemouth and Formartine United.
New Keith manager Dean Donaldson was unable to get off to a winning start as the Maroons succumbed to a 2-0 Highland League defeat by Wick Academy at Harmsworth Park on Saturday.
Sam Robertson headed home the winner as reigning Highland League champions Buckie edged out Huntly 2-1 in a feisty match with both sides finishing with 10 men.
Forres Mechanics were on cloud nine on Saturday when Lee Fraser scored four goals in their 9-1 Highland League victory against Fort William to make it nine wins out of nine.
Formartine United leapfrogged Brora Rangers into fourth place in the Highland League table with a comprehensive victory against a youthful Lossiemouth outfit at Grant Park on Saturday.
Fraserburgh got in the mood for this weekend’s Scottish Cup cracker against Rangers with a hard-earned Highland League point against Inverurie Locos on Saturday.
Bring on Formartine United was the message from Cove Rangers manager John Sheran after his side’s comfortable Highland League victory against Turriff United on Saturday.
Here are the Highland League results from today’s fixtures: Fort William FC 1 v 9 Forres Mechanics FC Huntly 1 v 2 Buckie Thistle FC Inverurie Loco Works FC 2 v 2 Fraserburgh FC Lossiemouth FC 0 v 6 Formartine United FC Turriff United FC 0 v 4 Cove Rangers Wick Academy 2 v 0 Keith Clachnacuddin v Brora Rangers, Nairn County v Rothes and Strathspey Thistle v Deveronvale were all postponed due to frozen pitches.
Jamie Watt hit a brace as Banks o’ Dee were impressive 4-1 Morrison Motors (Turriff) Aberdeenshire Shield winners against Inverurie Locos at Harlaw Park last night.
Fort William co-manager Ali Smith’s main wish for 2018 is to see his team climb off the foot of the Highland League table.
Keith have appointed former Kynoch Park attacker Dean Donaldson as their new manager.
Inverurie Locos strikers Joe McCabe and Matty McDonald are in a race to be fit for tonight’s Morrison Motors (Turriff) Aberdeenshire Shield quarter-final against Aberdeen juniors Banks o’ Dee at Harlaw Park.
Fraserburgh forward Paul Campbell has enjoyed a memorable start to 2018 and hopes there is more excitement to come in the Broch’s Scottish Cup tie against Rangers at Bellslea on Sunday week.
Ross Jack hopes to make a quick return to football management after being sacked by Turriff United.
Rothes have signed striker Gary Kerr from Nairn County on a two-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed sum.
Turriff United have sacked manager Ross Jack following the club’s poor start to the Highland League season.
Dave Edwards spoke to Buckie manager Graeme Stewart, Brora boss Ross Tokely and Brora keeper Joe Malin after this weekend’s Big Game. Watch the interviews here:
P&J Dave Edwards reports from this weekend’s Big Game between Buckie Thistle and Brora Rangers. Watch the full highlights below: