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Cove Rangers can now turn their attention to the SPFL pyramid play-offs, where they will hope it is third time lucky in their bid to join Scottish football’s top four leagues.
Cove Rangers were crowned Highland League champions for the seventh time on Saturday after a narrow but thoroughly deserved victory at a breezy Mosset Park.
Clach midfielder Colin MacRae made his return to football just three weeks after donating bone marrow.
The Highland League championship race moves on to Mosset Park on Saturday, where Cove need just a point to retain their title.
Eric Watson accepts his time at Cove Rangers looks set to come to an end but he is determined to go out on a high.
In his penultimate game for the club he has served for 16 seasons, Deveronvale captain Graeme Watt grabbed what could be his last goal for the Banffers as his 65th-minute strike sealed the points.
Sam Burnett marked his return from injury in style by helping Cove Rangers to victory in the Highland League Cup final against Formartine United at Harlaw Park in Inverurie.
Cove Rangers have dedicated their 2019 Highland League Cup win to courageous young fan Megan McIntosh.
Here are today’s results from the Highland League fixtures: Highland League Cup Final Cove Rangers 2-0 Formartine United Highland League Clachnacuddin 2-3 Fraserburgh Fort William 2-6 Nairn County Huntly 3-1 Buckie Thistle Rothes 2-1 Wick Academy Strathspey Thistle 0-4 Keith Turriff United 2-3 Deveronvale
A share of the points was just about right as Buckie Thistle held Nairn County 2-2 in a thoroughly entertaining encounter at Station Park.
Cove are a step closer to retaining their title, but they had to call on all their expertise to stretch their lead over 10-man Wick Academy, with three goals in the final three minutes.
Here’s all the results from this weekend’s Highland League fixtures. Brora Rangers 3-0 Nairn County Buckie Thistle 1-1 Huntly Clachnacuddin 5-0 Fort William Cove Rangers 5-0 Wick Academy Formartine United 2-0 Lossiemouth Fraserburgh 2-4 Inverurie Locos Keith 1-2 Deveronvale Rothes 3-2 Turriff United Strathspey Thistle 0-4 Forres Mechanics
Cove continued their march towards the Highland League title with a straight-forward win over Fort William.
F ormartine United closed the gap on Fraserburgh in third place to eight points with a game in-hand after a hard-earned victory over Strathspey Thistle.
Formartine United manager Paul Lawson has urged his players to show him they deserve a cup final starting place when United face Strathspey Thistle at North Lodge Park tonight.
Turriff United threw away a two-goal lead as Nairn County scored three times in the final 14 minutes to claim the points and move a point above the home side into 13th.
Cove Rangers took a giant step towards retaining the Highland League title by coming form behind to earn a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Dudgeon Park.
Cove Rangers moved a step closer to retaining their Highland League title by avoiding defeat at closest rivals Brora Rangers.
Brora Rangers midfielder Gavin Morrison knows that only a home win over Cove Rangers this weekend will keep the Sutherland side’s slim title hopes alive.
Cove Rangers striker Mitch Megginson regards Saturday’s trip to Brora Rangers as the biggest of the season so far.
Buckie Thistle goalkeeper Lee Herbert is hoping to get the nod to start for Scotland against England in tonight’s schoolboys international at Harlaw Park in Inverurie.
Brora Rangers player-manager Steven Mackay accepts that anything less than three points at home to leaders Cove Rangers on Saturday will almost certainly end the Cattachs’ title hopes.
League Two clubs set for joint complaint over transfer window anomaly which allowed Cove Rangers to sign Martin Scott
Cove Rangers’ signing of experienced midfielder Martin Scott following his release from Cowdenbeath last week could lead to protests to the SFA and SPFL from League Two clubs.
Formartine United have booked their place in the Highland League Cup final with an impressive win at Brora Rangers.
Brora Rangers midfielder Gavin Morrison wants Steven Mackay and his staff to get due credit for bringing the feel-good factor back to Dudgeon Park.
Wick Academy boss Tom McKenna insists his side have no reason to fear Cove Rangers in today’s Highland League Cup semi-final.
Jon Cox hopes his Football Manager fame with Fort William can help build a sustainable legacy for the club.
Strathspey Thistle have enjoyed a record-breaking campaign but Grantown midfielder Ross Naismith reckons there is still plenty of room for improvement.
Sir Alex Ferguson pays tribute as Cove Rangers announce plans to name stand after honorary club president Alan McRae
Cove Rangers have confirmed that honorary club president Alan McRae is to be honoured by having the main stand at Balmoral Stadium named after him.
He has taken Fort William out of the Highland League from behind a computer screen but this weekend Jon Cox will get to sample the real thing.
Grant Campbell hopes he has timed his return to perfection after making his first appearance for Cove Rangers in almost a year in last Saturday’s 3-0 win over Nairn County at Balmoral Stadium.
Paddy Boyle claimed his first Peterhead goal by scoring the winner against Elgin City as the Blue Toon stretched their lead at the top of League 2.