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Wick Academy 5 Nairn County 1 - Reaction

31st October, 2015 •
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Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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FRUSTRATED Nairn County manager Les Fridge blasted his side’s first half defensive display as they crashed out of the William Hill Scottish Cup thanks to a heavy defeat at Wick Academy in this second round replay, writes Graeme Macleod.

The hosts scored two goals in three minutes to put daylight between the two sides with less than 20 minutes on the clock. Although Nairn reduced the arrears with just over 10 minutes…

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Wick Academy 5 Nairn County 1 - Report

31st October, 2015 •
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Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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THE Scottish Cup dream ended for another year for Nairn County as Wick Academy progressed to face Linlithgow Rose in the third round of this season’s competition after this round two replay at Harmsworth Park, writes Graeme Macleod.

The visitors’ starting eleven was unchanged from last weekend’s original tie with only John Cameron dropping out from the squad. He saw his place on the bench taken by the returning Bradley Halsman.

Gary Weir’s…

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Wick Academy v Nairn County - Preview

30th October, 2015 •
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Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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A 2-2 draw at Station Park last Saturday means that these sides replay their William Hill Scottish Cup second round tie at Harmsworth Park. With the draw for the next round of the competition having taken place on Thursday, both clubs know that a win will give them a crack at junior giants Linlithgow Rose on home turf in round three. All you need to know ahead of Saturday’s replay is…

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Nairn County 2 Wick Academy 2 - Reaction

24th October, 2015 •
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LES Fridge was heartened by his team’s strong finish to this William Hill Scottish Cup second round tie and praised their ability to respond to going a goal down after they twice fought back to earn a 2-2 draw, writes Graeme Macleod.

Nairn trailed in the first half before finding a leveller before the break and although Wick went back in front with just 13 minutes remaining, County bounced back again to…

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Nairn County 2 Wick Academy 2 - Report

24th October, 2015 •
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Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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A THRILLING finale to this William Hill Scottish Cup second round tie saw the match end two goals apiece at Station Park as Nairn County twice battled back from a goal down to earn a replay, writes Graeme Macleod.

A calf injury ruled out captain Michael Morrison with his place in the team taken by Gregg Main. It meant Tony Wallace, Andrew Skinner and Sam Maclean returned to the bench with Bradley…

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Nairn County v Wick Academy - Preview

23rd October, 2015 •
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Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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A HUGE Scottish Cup tie for both sides takes place at Station Park as Nairn County welcome Wick Academy with both teams desperate to earn themselves that precious spot in the draw for the third round. Everything you need to know ahead of the big game is below.

Date: Saturday October 24th 2015

Competition: William Hill Scottish Cup second round

Kick-off: 3.00 pm

Opponents: Wick Academy

Manager: Gordon Connelly

Venue: Station Park, Nairn

Previous meeting: Wick Academy 2…

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