- Created: Saturday, 08 December 2018 10:37
- Published: Saturday, 08 December 2018 10:37
- Written by Stephen Shand
Two of the three clash at Grant Park and Lossie will hope to close the six-point gap on their opponents . The home side are without Ross Elliott, who has a back injury, but the rest of the squad are fit.
Goalkeeper Maclennan misses out for with a facial injury, while Paul Smith is out due to work commitments.
Strathspey Thistle v Fraserburgh
Strathspey add Richard and John Cameron to their squad for the visit of Fraserburgh to Seafield Park. Richard Finnis misses out as the Grantown Jags look to continue their excellent form, after impressive recent wins over Wick and .
Jamie , Michael Rae, Willie West and Gary Harris are all out injured for the visitors, who ended Cove's one hundred percent start in the league last weekend to move within five points of the leaders.
Highland League Cup Quarter Finals
Buckie Thistle v Brora Rangers
Buckie take on Brora at Victoria Park as they aim to reach the semi-final of the League Cup for the first time since 2014.
Brora are looking to repeat their 2016 League Cup success, but they’ll have to do it without the injured Paul Brindle and James Ross today. Neil Macdonald is fit again and returns to the squad.
Cove Rangers v Huntly
Cove suffered their first league defeat of the season at Fraserburgh last time out and they’ll hope to return to winning ways against Huntly at Stadium. Paul McManus and Mitch Megginson remain out injured, but Ryan Strachan is available.
Darren Wood and Alex miss out for the visitors, while Gary McGowan is suspended after his red card against Locos last time out.
Formartine Utd v
Formartine host at North Lodge Park as they bid to defend the they won for the first time in their history last term.
Vale are in fine form on the road and they’re boosted by the return of Graeme Watt and Kyle Gauld to the squad who won at last weekend.