- Created: Monday, 17 April 2017 09:24
- Published: Monday, 17 April 2017 09:24
- Written by Ross McTavish
Buckie are set to learn on Thursday whether a potential breaking of rules will lead to a point deduction that could scupper their title hopes.
A meeting of the league management committee has been called to discuss whether Thistle were wrong to list Callum Murray as a substitute in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Formartine.
Murray, an unused sub at North Lodge Park, was recalled from a loan at Deveronvale last week.
Rules apparently state that any player who moves after March is not eligible to play.
The Jags could be fined £500 and docked three points if found guilty.
Buckie president Garry Farquhar claims they have done everything “above board” and sought advice from Highland League secretary Rod Houston.
Thistle are favourites to win the title on Saturday - should they remain on the same points tally. They play bottom club Strathspey in their final game and a win would see them leapfrog Brora into first place.