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Tommy Tweedie

31st July, 2018 •
Posted In: Other
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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EVERYONE at Nairn County Football Club has been shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden loss of lifelong supporter, Tommy Tweedie. He was 54.

Tommy was the son of Margaret and the late Tommy Tweedie, successful hoteliers in Nairn who ran the Stafford Hotel and latterly, the Regal Bar.

An extremely likeable and energetic man, Tommy (pictured second from right with good friends (from left) Sam Lean, Andrew Paterson and Douglas ‘Spud’ Smith…

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Formartine United 4 Nairn County 1 - Reaction

29th July, 2018 •
Posted In: Match Reactions
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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LAST season’s top scorer Jordan MacRae departure to Cove Rangers may have left a 23-goal gap in Nairn County’s attack but it was the loss of the striker’s defensive qualities which were highlighted most to manager Ronnie Sharp in this opening day reverse at Formartine United.

The County boss was honest enough to admit his team was outplayed by their rampant hosts, who went ahead on nine minutes through an early header…

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Formartine United 4 Nairn County 1 - Report

28th July, 2018 •
Posted In: Match Reports
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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FORMARTINE United had too much in the locker for Nairn County on the opening day of the Highland League season as the Pitmedden side eased to a comfortable win on the lush surface of North Lodge.

The visitors drew a save out of home goalkeeper Kevin Main in the first minutes of the match. A great touch by Dylan Mackenzie allowed him to control Dylan Maclean’s kick out before he slipped in…

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Formartine United v Nairn County - Preview

27th July, 2018 •
Posted In: Match Previews
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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ACTION returns for real after the summer lay-off and the phoney war of pre-season with Nairn County making the trip to Pitmedden and a meeting with one of the favourites to lift this season’s Scottish Highland League championship, Formartine United.

The preparation is now all complete with the players gaining six weeks of training under their belts along with five pre-season friendly fixtures as manager Ronnie Sharp looks for his players to…

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Culbokie 2 Nairn County U20s 4 - Report

26th July, 2018 •
Posted In: Youth News
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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A 4-2 win away at Inverness Amateur Premier Division side Culbokie saw Nairn County under-20s earn their first victory of pre-season.

The visitors started well and on just four minutes, Jack W. Maclean advanced down the left before cutting inside and on to his right foot but his shot from the edge of the penalty area bounced across goal and wide.

The opener arrived 10 minutes later. A handball on the edge of…

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Jordan MacRae to depart

23rd July, 2018 •
Posted In: Squad News
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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Nairn County FC states that, in response to the will and request expressed by the player, Jordan MacRae, the club has reluctantly agreed to grant him a permanent transfer.

A suitable financial package for the transfer – the terms of which will remain confidential – was agreed with the purchasing club this afternoon. An announcement by the purchasing club will be made soon upon the impending agreement of personal terms and lodging…

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