Turriff United v Nairn County - Preview

16th October, 2015 •
Posted In: Match Previews
Written By: Graeme Macleod •
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THE first team are on the road tomorrow making the journey to The Haughs to take on Turriff United. A full preview of the match is below:

 

Date: Saturday October 17th 2015

Competition: Scottish Highland League

Kick-off: 3.00 pm

Opponents: Turriff United

Manager: Ross Jack

Venue: The Haughs, Turriff

Previous meeting: Nairn County 4 Turriff United 0 March 25th 2015

Last time out: Clachnacuddin 1 Turriff United 2; Nairn County 5 Fort William 2

League position: Turriff United 4th Nairn County 9th

Form guides: Turriff United WWWDLW Nairn County WWWLLW

Team news: Martin MacDonald and Tony Wallace remain County’s main injury problems as they both continue their recoveries from knee injuries. However, the visitors will be boosted by the return of Gregg Main from suspension. Conor Gethins played through a minor injury in last weekend’s win over Fort William but should be fit to lead the line for Nairn in this one. Andrew Hardwick continues his loan at Fort William.

One to watch: Gary McGowan. The experienced winger has enjoyed success at Deveronvale, Huntly and Formartine United previously in his career and is continuing that run at his present side, Turriff United. If the wide man is on form then the full back he is up against will have a busy day in store and will have to be at the top of their own game to keep the former Inverness CT starlet quiet. He netted the opener when these two sides met in the corresponding fixture last season.

Match officials: Referee Thomas Shaw; Assistants Brian Dean and Daniel Donohoe

Weather forecast: Sunny intervals 10 degrees 2 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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