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Sayings Special: Locos fight back to earn draw at Turriff

Inverurie Locos scored a dramatic injury-time equaliser through Scott Begg to cancel out Ross Anderson's 86th-minute own goal that had given Turriff United the lead.

Here, managers of both teams give their thoughts on the game that took place last Wednesday night. Click on the links (the managers' names in blue) to listen to the interviews, conducted by John Innes.

Inverurie co-manager: Kenny Coull.

Turriff boss: Ross Jack.

Charlesworth returns to Lossie

Lossiemouth FC have confirmed the return of Charlie Charlesworth as manager. Charlesworth left Deveronvale in September after 2 years in charge at Princess Royal Park.

The club have also signed former player Bryan Bell on his return from Australia. 

Short match reports for games on Wednesday 29th October

Cove Rangers 3 Buckie Thistle 1

Cove came out on top against a youthful Buckie Thistle side that ended the game with 10 men.

The hosts took the lead in the 25th minute as Eric Watson volleyed in a cross from Daniel Park.

But Buckie hit back when Lewis MacKinnon fired in a superb free-kick from fully 30 yards out.

Cove went ahead again just before the break as Park's low cross was turned into his own net by the unfortunate Ben Stewart.

Buckie's Shaun Carrol was sent off early in the second half for picking up his second yellow card.

Cove then wrapped up all three points just after the hour mark thanks to a fine volley from substitute Barrie Stephen.

Deveronvale 0 Huntly 0 

Deveronvale and Huntly played out a goal-less draw in a game where the hosts finished with 10 men.

The home side had Michele Lombardi on the bench as a trialist as recently-appointed boss Ally MacLeod continues to reshape his squad.

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Archibald signs for Lossie

Lossiemouth have signed Ross Archibald on loan from Forres Mechanics.

Archibald could make his debut for the Coasters in tomorrow's game at home to Fraserburgh.

Presly on transfer list at Vale

Jack Presly has been placed on the transfer list by Deveronvale at his own request.

The 20-year-old midfielder, who spent last season on loan to Rothes, was recalled at the start of this season, but he has now expressed a desire to move on. 

Presly joins defender Tom Hutchinson on the transfer list, and any club interested in either player should e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Team news for Wednesday 29th October

Cove Rangers v Buckie Thistle
Cove go into their home clash with Buckie in fine form and will look to continue that against a Jags side smarting from three defeats on the spin. The home team have a full squad to choose from.

Buckie have several missing for this one, including Chris Hegarty, Donnie Munro, Darren Wood, Iain Macrae, Chris Angus and Neil Davidson. Scott Adams is doubtful.

Deveronvale v Huntly
Deveronvale face Huntly at Princess Royal Park and go into the match after good wins over Strathspey Thistle and Fraserburgh. Graeme Rodger is their only absentee through injury.

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Sayings Special: Fraser brace for Forres sees off Formartine

A double from Lee Fraser handed Forres an impressive 2-0 victory at Formartine.

After the game HFLHub spoke to both managers.

Steve Paterson was frustrated his Formartine players never hit the heights of their dramatic 6-5 win over Buckie last Wednesday.

Meanwhile Forres' Charlie Rowley was pleased his team has recovered from their recent 5-2 defeat at Rothes to beat Lossiemouth last midweek, then Formartine.

Read below to see what both bosses had to say.

Steve Paterson (Formartine United manager)


"We were pretty ordinary. I wouldn’t go as far as to say poor. We lacked urgency, tempo and flair. We huffed and puffed, it reminded me of our previous home defeat by Wick.

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SHFL Week 14 - 29-10-2014 20:00
Deveronvale 0 : 0 Huntly
Lossiemouth 5 : 6 Fraserburgh
Turriff United 1 : 1 Inverurie Locos
Cove Rangers 3 : 1 Buckie Thistle
SHFL Week 13 - 25-10-2014 15:00
Inverurie Locos 2 : 0 Huntly
Keith 0 : 4 Cove Rangers
Brora Rangers 2 : 0 Clachnacuddin
Nairn County 3 : 0 Strathspey Thistle
Buckie Thistle 0 : 3 Turriff United
Wick Academy 4 : 0 Lossiemouth
Deveronvale 1 : 0 Fraserburgh
SHFL Week 13 - 25-10-2014 14:00
Formartine United 0 : 2 Forres Mechanics
SHFL Week 13 - 22-10-2014 20:00
Cove Rangers 4 : 1 Huntly
Turriff United 1 : 0 Fraserburgh
Formartine United 6 : 5 Buckie Thistle

Press and Journal Highland League Table (2014-15) *

Team
Played Wins Draw Lost GD Points
1 Brora Rangers 14 12 2 0 50 38
2 Wick Academy 16 12 1 3 28 37
3 Turriff United 16 13 1 2 19 37
4 Inverurie Locos 16 11 2 3 28 35
5 Formartine United 15 11 2 2 19 35
6 Cove Rangers 16 9 3 4 22 30
7 Fraserburgh 15 9 2 4 18 29
8 Forres Mechanics 15 8 1 6 5 25
9 Nairn County 16 7 3 6 13 24
10 Buckie Thistle 16 6 3 7 -1 21
11 Clachnacuddin 15 6 2 7 3 20
12 Deveronvale 16 4 6 6 -7 18
13 Lossiemouth 16 3 1 12 -26 10
14 Keith 15 3 1 11 -28 10
15 Rothes 15 2 2 11 -45 8
16 Huntly 16 1 3 12 -33 6
17 Strathspey Thistle 15 1 3 11 -35 6
18 Fort William 15 1 2 12 -30 5

* - All stats updated to reflect Turriff United deducted 3 points for fielding ineligible player. 

Fixtures

Scottish Cup R3 - 01-11-2014 15:00
Arbroath - : - Nairn County
Edinburgh City - : - Brora Rangers
SHFL Week 14 - 01-11-2014 15:00
Buckie Thistle - : - Inverurie Locos
Cove Rangers - : - Deveronvale
Forres Mechanics - : - Strathspey Thistle
Fraserburgh - : - Keith
Huntly - : - Formartine United
Rothes - : - Turriff United
Wick Academy - : - Fort William

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