Created: Friday, 05 May 2017 20:56
Published: Friday, 05 May 2017 20:56
Written by Stephen Shand
Highland League champions Buckie Thistle make the trip south for the SPFL Pyramid play-off second leg against East Kilbride, after the Lowland League title winners fought back from two goals down to claim a draw in a feisty affair at Victoria Park last weekend.
Russell McLean could start for the home side after coming off the bench to grab a late leveller in the first leg, while Buckie are likely to remain without Craig Dorrat, Andrew Skinner and Craig Cowie.
The Semi-Finals of the North of Scotland Cup see Rothes take on Fort William at Mackessack Park and the Moray men will be without the suspended Stephen Rennie. Fort are aiming to lift the cup for the first time in their history, while Rothes' last success came back in season 78/79.
Forres Mechanics travel to face Brora Rangers at Dudgeon Park and boss Charlie Rowley will hope to have the likes of John Cameron, Simon Allan and Alan Pollock available again after they missed the win at Halkirk United. Brora striker Paul Brindle could return from injury as they look to regain a trophy they've won twice in the last three seasons.
Created: Tuesday, 02 May 2017 16:54
Published: Tuesday, 02 May 2017 16:54
Written by Ross McTavish
Buckie and East Kilbride are ready to do it all again after a 2-2 draw in the first leg of their promotion playoff at Victoria Park.
The two teams meet in the second leg on Saturday at K-Park.
The winners of the tie will play the team that finishes bottom of League 2 for the right to play in that division next season.
After the first leg, the managers of both teams gave their thoughts. Listen to those interviews below.
Buckie manager Graeme Stewart
East Kilbride manager Martin Lauchlan