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Wick Academy 1 Nairn County 1 - Reaction

23rd December, 2017 •
Posted In: Match Reactions
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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WALKING wounded Nairn County took a point away at Wick Academy to leave manager Ronnie Sharp delighted with the effort of his young squad.

The visitors travelled with a 17-man pool, no fewer than 10 of whom are still young enough to play in the under-20s squad.

Injuries during the game to Callum Ednie, Dylan Mackenzie and Gary Kerr meant that all three County subs were enforced with Cameron Maclean handed a debut…

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Wick Academy 1 Nairn County 1 - Report

23rd December, 2017 •
Posted In: Match Reports
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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A SECOND half rear-guard action from depleted Nairn County saw them spoil Craig Gunn's Wick Academy homecoming party as the visitors escaped from Harmsworth Park with a point.

It looked for all the world that the script was written for the prolific striker to mark his return to his home town club with the winning goal on 87 minutes and deny County a point but Nairn stopper Dylan Maclean had other ideas,…

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Wick Academy v Nairn County - Preview

22nd December, 2017 •
Posted In: Match Previews
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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WELL-rested Wick Academy lie in store for Nairn County in what is sure to be a Christmas cracker at Harmsworth Park with the Scorries set for their first outing in over six weeks against a visiting side who needed an injury-time winner to see off Lossiemouth at Grant Park seven days ago.

Wick have suffered a number of postponements since their draw at Keith on November 8th and have now played at…

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Youth grant

21st December, 2017 •
Posted In: Youth News
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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THE club's youth development programme has been boosted by a five-figure SFA grant.

The news brings a rigorous project to a successful conclusion with over a year's worth of work going into making sure the club met a set of stringent criteria.

Head of Youth of Development, Stewart McInnes, said: "The turnover of staff at the start of last season meant that there were lots of criteria that we failed to meet -…

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Halkirk United 5 Nairn County U20s 2 - Report

17th December, 2017 •
Posted In: Youth News
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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A PROFLIGATE performance by the under-20s cost them their place in the North Caledonian Cup as they went out of the competition at Halkirk United.

Stuart Finnie's side created numerous chances in this rearranged tie on the Naver all-weather surface in Thurso but a failure to convert saw them eliminated.

Finnie said: "We should be sitting here looking forward to a winnable semi-final tie but instead we are out of the competition and…

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MacRae to Stay

9th December, 2017 •
Posted In: Squad News
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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The club is aware of mounting media speculation this week surrounding our player, Jordan MacRae and wishes to clarify its position.

Nairn County was approached just under a fortnight ago by two clubs for permission to discuss with Jordan the prospect of a transfer. Following discussions between the player, the club’s manager Ronnie Sharp and Director of Football Graeme Macleod, these requests were granted.

Jordan then spoke to both clubs in question but…

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