- Created: Saturday, 26 October 2019 11:31
- Published: Saturday, 26 October 2019 11:31
- Written by Stephen Shand
Scottish Cup Second Round replays
Fort William v Albion Rovers
Fort William face Albion Rovers in a replay at Claggan Park after earning a superb draw at Cliftonhill last weekend. Boss Russell McMorran again has a full squad to choose from and could include recent signing Rafal Mendyk.
League One Airdrieonians await the winners of this tie in Round Three.
Gala Fairydean v Formartine Utd
Formartine make the long trip to the Borders for their replay against Lowland League side Gala Fairydean, after the two sides played out an entertaining two-all draw last Saturday.
The winners will have a home tie in the Third Round against East Kilbride.
Forres Mechanics v Deveronvale
Two in-form teams meet at Mosset Park, where Forres take on Deveronvale. Ryan Farquhar and Callum Howarth both miss out with knee injuries for the home side, Lee Fraser is unavailable, and there's a doubt over Graham Fraser with a groin problem. Aaron Hamilton could return to the squad.
Scott Dunn and Kyle Gauld return to the Vale squad, but Courtney Cooper is unavailable. Both sides will be aiming for their fourth win in a row in this one.
Fraserburgh v Inverurie Locos
Match of the day is at Bellslea, where second placed Fraserburgh meet fourth placed Locos. Broch remain without long term injury victims Ryan Christie, Aidan Combe, Ryan Sargent, Cammy Buchan and Gary Harris.
Andy Low takes charge of the visitors for the first time on league business, and he'll be without captain Neil McLean who is suspended. Chris Angus and Sam Burnett are doubtful having not trained this week, both will face late fitness tests. Jonny Smith is available again and returns to the squad.
Huntly v Buckie Thistle
Huntly take on table toppers Buckie at Christie Park and they'll aim to bounce back from their loss to Forres last time out, which was their first league defeat since the beginning of September.
Buckie's lead at the top was reduced to four points while they were on Scottish Cup duty last weekend. Cieran McLean, (knee) John McLeod (hip), Sam Morrison (hand) and Jack Murray (ankle) are all out injured for the Jags.
Keith v Strathspey Thistle
Keith meet Strathspey at Kynoch Park and the Maroons will be aiming for a win to increase the current four-point gap between the sides in the league table. Lee Scott could be involved after joining the club on loan from Elgin City.
Strathspey travel with a fully fit squad to choose from as they look for their first league win since the end of August.
Lossiemouth v Turriff Utd
Lossiemouth face Turriff at Grant Park and the home side have a huge injury list with as many as ten players on the treatment table. Boss Joe Russell could have one or two trialists in the squad today.
Turriff will be looking for the win that would take them eight points clear of today's opponents in the league table.
Rothes v Clach
Rothes face Clach at Mackessack Park and they'll be without Jamie Duff and Gary Kerr. Gregg Main is very doubtful and will have a late fitness test, but Steven Anderson returns to the squad.
Clach are boosted by the return of Steven Ross, Blair Lawrie and James Beeston. Martin Callum and Ronan MacBride miss out.
Wick Academy v Brora Rangers
Wick take on Brora in a big derby clash at Harmsworth Park and the home side will be without Grant Steven and Marc Macgregor through injury. Sam mackay, Allan Hughes and Danny Mackay are also unavailable.
Steve Martin and Jordan Macrae are out injured for the visitors, but new signing Andy Macrae is available again and could make his debut.