Brora Rangers 6
Wick Academy 0
NOS Cup (Second Round)


Brora Rangers 

6 - 0

Wick Academy


NOS Cup (Second Round)
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Dudgeon Park
8:00 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
Jordan Macrae (9)
Bjorn Wagenaar (45)
Mark Nicolson (60)
Alan Farquhar (OG.) (72)
Scott Davidson (77)
Colin Williamson (85)
None.

Team Managers
Steven Mackay Tom McKenna

Starting Eleven
Joe Malin
Neil Macdonald
Ally Macdonald
Colin Williamson
Mark Nicolson
Gavin Morrison
Dale Gillespie
Martin Maclean
Jordan Macrae
Kyle Macleod
Paul Brindle
Sean McCarthy
Gary Manson
Grant Steven
Alan Farquhar
Ross Allan
Jack Halliday
Sam Mackay
Gordon MacNab
Richard Macadie
Craig Gunn
Alan Hughes

Bench
Scott Davidson
Bjorn Wagenaar
Niall Docherty
Greg Morrison
Craig Campbell
Steven Mackay
Steven Martin
Gordon Clark
Kuba Koziol
Ross Mackay
Danny Mackay
Jonah Martens

Substitutions
Bjorn Wagenaar for Paul Brindle (44)
Greg Morrison for Dale Gillespie (61)
Scott Davidson for Jordan Macrae (74)
Kuba Koziol for Gordon MacNab (68)
Jonah Martens for Craig Gunn (68)

Cautions
None. Ross Allan (75)

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Gordon Morrison (Referee)
Gavin Dearie & James McMillan (Assistants)





Match Report


Academy headed down the road to face derby rivals Brora in the second round of the Pat Munro North if Scotland Cup, but a clinical Brora side won out with a convincing 6-0 win.

The first goal came in the 9th minute. A Jordan Macrae shot from outside the box took a wicked deflection off Ross Allan leaving Sean McCarthy rooted to the spot.

Academy battled hard for the remainder of the first half and although they didn’t really threaten the Brora goal the feeling was if they could hold on to half time they were still in the game. Unfortunately that wasn’t to be. Paul Brindle went off injured just before the break and he was replaced by Brora’s summer signing Bjorn Wagennar. With his first touch of the ball he fired home a great free-kick to put the home side in for their cup of tea with a two goal advantage.

Half Time – Brora Rangers 2 – Wick Academy 0

Brora put the game to bed on the hour mark. Mark Nicolson steamed into the box unmarked and powered home with a close-range header from a corner on the right.

The fourth came shortly afterwards when Jordan Macrae sent a low cross into the box and in an attempt to clear it Alan Farquhar bundled the ball into his own net to an unfortunate own goal.

Substitute Scott Davidson put the Cattachs nap when he stabbed home from 4 yards out with Academy failing to clear their lines.

With 5 minutes left the final goal saw Academy again fail to clear the ball out of defence and Collin Williamson poked it home.

Academy nearly got a consolation goal back in the final minute but Joe Malin was on hand to pull off a great save from an Alan Farquhar header.

Full Time – Brora Rangers 6 – Wick Academy 0

In the semi-final Brora will now play Fort William, who beat Rothes 5-1 at Mackessack Park. Inverness Caledonian Thistle will play Clachnacuddin in the other semi-final. Next up for Academy are visitors Buckie Thistle on Saturday.

Match report written by John Briskham



Squad Statistics (as at August 21st, 2019)


2019/2020 All Time
Age
Sean McCarthy (GK)26 6 - 174 -
Grant Steven27 5 - 2308
Richard Macadie32 61533196
Gordon MacNab25 6 - 6014
Ross Allan26 6 - 22511
Alan Hughes24 6 - 1045
Sam Mackay30 62331142
Gary Manson35 6 - 64046
Alan Farquhar31 613225
Jack Halliday25 3 - 7311
Craig Gunn32 649039
Kuba Koziol (sub)24 4 - 8 -
Jonah Martens (sub)24 4 - 4 -


Team Sheet (Scanned Photo)






League Table (as at August 21st, 2019)


Pld W D L +/- Pts
1. Brora Rangers 4 4 0 0 +18 12
2. Fraserburgh 4 4 0 0 +14 12
3. Formartine Utd 4 3 0 1 +12 9
4. Inverurie Locos 4 3 0 1 +8 9
5. Buckie Thistle 4 3 0 1 +7 9
6. Nairn County 3 3 0 0 +4 9
7. Rothes 4 2 1 1 +5 7
8. Strathspey 4 2 0 2 +1 6
9. Keith 4 2 0 2 -9 6
10. Deveronvale 4 1 1 2 -1 4
11. Turriff United 4 1 1 2 -6 4
12. WICK 4 1 1 2 -9 4
13. Lossiemouth 3 1 0 2 -9 3
14. Huntly 3 0 0 3 -6 0
15. Forres Mech 3 0 0 3 -7 0
16. Clachnacuddin 4 0 0 4 -10 0
17. Fort William 4 0 0 4 -12 0