Inverurie Loco Works v Nairn County - Preview

14th November, 2015 •
Posted In: Match Previews
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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County make the trip to Inverurie Locos this afternoon on Highland League duty. Everything you need to know ahead of the game is in the preview below:

Date: Saturday November 14th 2015

Competition: Highland League

Kick-off: 3.00 pm

Opponents: Inverurie Loco Works

Managers: Scott Buchan and Kenny Coull

Venue: Harlaw Park, Inverurie

Previous meeting: Nairn County 1 Inverurie Loco Works 0 July 25th 2015

Last time out: Fraserburgh 0 Inverurie Loco Works 1; Strathspey Thistle 0 Nairn County 7

League position: Inverurie Loco Works 8th Nairn County 5th

Form guides: Inverurie Loco Works WWWLLW Nairn County LDLWWW

Team news: Gregg Main recovered from the knock he sustained against Forres Mechanics on Saturday to make an appearance from the bench in the comprehensive midweek win away at Strathspey Thistle. Michael Morrison was also on the bench in that match and the club captain remains in contention for a return from injury in this trip to one of his former clubs. Wayne Mackintosh is going to be out for months rather than weeks with a knee cartilage injury which has required surgery. Ross Naismith is back after missing the win on Wednesday because of work commitments but John Cameron may miss this one due to work, Martin MacDonald is still out injured and Andrew Hardwick is on loan to Fort William.

One to watch: Neil McLean. The full back or midfielder remains a threat for the Locos and has been for over a decade. Whether it is marauding down the right flank either from full back or a more advanced role or dictating play and knocking about neat little passes in the middle of the park, the one-time Scotland semi-pro captain is a class act and keeping him quiet will be a pivotal part of Nairn's game plan if they are to emerge from Harlaw Park with all three points.

Match officials: Referee Scott Leslie; Assistants Gary Falconer and Frazer Bushell

Weather forecast: Light cloud 6 degrees 11 mph wind

Admission prices: Adults £8 Children / OAPs £5 (two children under the age 14 are admitted for free if they are accompanied by a paying adult).


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