Created: Saturday, 16 November 2019 12:18
Published: Saturday, 16 November 2019 12:18
Written by Stephen Shand
Highland League Cup First Round
Buckie Thistle P-P Deveronvale
Formartine Utd v Inverurie Locos
Formartine and Locos meet for the second time in ten days at North Lodge Park and the home side will be aiming to avenge that recent league defeat.
Andy Hunter is suspended for the visitors and Chris Angus has a hamstring injury. Eric Watson is also doubtful and will have a late fitness test.
Fort William v Fraserburgh
Fort William take on Fraserburgh at Claggan Park and they'll be without the unavailable Bobby Nevison, Donald Morrison and Martin Mackinnon.
Fraserburgh remain without long term injury victims Ryan Christie, Cammy Buchan and Gary Harris. Aidan Combe returns to the squad.
Keith P-P Lossiemouth
Nairn County P-P Rothes
Strathspey Thistle v Forres Mechanics
Strathspey have a home tie against Forres after a convincing win over Clach in the preliminary round.
Ross Mcpherson and Jordan Milne are suspended for the visitors and Ryan Farquhar isout with knee injury. Graham Fraser and Callum Howarth returned to training this week and are both available.
Turriff Utd v Brora Rangers
Turriff face Brora at The Haughs and the home side are looking for their first win in the competition since February 2017.
Brora recorded a stunning win over Buckie last weekend and boss Steven Mackay has a full squad available, with the exception of Colin Macrae, who has gone on loan to Wick.
Wick Academy v Huntly
Wick will be looking for a repeat of their run to the League Cup final in 2015, as they start this season's competition against Huntly at Harmsworth Park. They will be without Marc Macgregor and Grant Steven through injury, while Gordy Clarke and Danny Mackay are both unavailable.
Huntly's last win in the competition also came in February 2017, against Fraserburgh at Christie Park. The Strathbogie men have won two of their last three matches and will hope to continue that form in Caithness