- Created: Saturday, 17 February 2018 10:25
- Published: Saturday, 17 February 2018 10:25
- Written by Stephen Shand
Today's Highland League match between Fort William and Turriff United has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Team news for the rest of the games:
Formartine United v Brora Rangers
Game of the day is at North Lodge Park, where Formartine take on Brora. Wayne Mackintosh misses out for the home side due to suspension.
Scottish Cup heroes Brora travel with a fully fit squad, as they look for a win to close the gap on their opponents in the league table.
Forres Mechanics v Deveronvale
Forres and Deveronvale try again at Mosset Park after last weekend's Highland League Cup tie was postponed. Scott Moore is suspended for the home side and they also have a doubt over Craig McGovern, who has a calf injury. Simon Allan returns to the squad.
Vale are looking to improve on a run of just one win in five in the league, and they'll be without Liam Forbes through suspension for this one.
Fort William P-P Turriff Utd
Fraserburgh v Buckie Thistle
Second take on fifth at Bellslea as Fraserburgh face champions Buckie. Jamie Beagrie is offshore and misses out for Broch.
Buckie still have a long list of absentees, which now includes Jay Cheyne, who is suspended after his recent red card against Wick. Ceiran Mclean returns to the squad.
Inverurie Locos v Clach
Locos' home clash with Clach goes ahead after an early morning pitch inspection. Joe McCabe is suspended for the home side and Daniel Crisp out injured.
Clach will be without John MacAskill, Sean Webb, Ian Penwright, David McGurk, Martin Callum and John Campbell.
Keith v Cove Rangers
Keith recorded a superb win at Buckie in the cup and will need to be in the same form when league leaders Cove visit Kynoch Park. Ryan Spink is suspended, Jason Thornton injured and both Kieran Lawrence and Scott Begg are unavailable for the Maroons.
Cove have an injury doubt over Alan Redford and Sam Burnett misses out.
Lossiemouth v Rothes
Lossiemouth will hope to bounce back from their Highland League Cup exit to Nairn when Rothes visit Grant Park. Scott Dunn, James McLaren, Connor McCauley and Iain Macrae all miss out for Lossie.
Chris Brown (ankle), Gary Kerr (knee) and Blair MacDonald (ankle) are all out injured for Rothes, while defender Steven Fraser has been transferred to Dyce juniors.
Nairn County v Strathspey Thistle
Two in-form sides meet at Station Park when Strathspey visit Nairn County. Goalkeeper Dylan Mclean is out injured for the home side, who otherwise will have the same squad who beat Lossie last weekend.
Captain James McShane is suspended for Thistle, but striker Adam MacLeod returns to squad after injury.
Wick Academy v Huntly
Wick take on Huntly at Harmsworth Park and they will be without Jack Henry, Jack Halliday, Gordon McNab and Davie Allan.
Visitors Huntly have several players missing including the suspended Gary McGowan, Michael Clark and Matthew Macdonald. Alex Thoirs, Cory Ritchie and Craig Reid are injured, Tom Andrews is ill and Blair Johnston and David Donald are unavailable. Manger Charlie Charlesworth will add loan players and under-20’s to the squad.