Rothes 2
Wick Academy 0
NOS Cup (Round 1)


Rothes 

2 - 0

Wick Academy


NOS Cup (Round 1)
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Mackessack Park. Att. 40
8:00 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
Gordon Macnab (45)
Jack Maley (pen.) (71)
None.

Team Managers
Unknown. Gordon Connelly

Starting Eleven
Sean Mcintosh
Blair Mcdonald
Stephen Rennie
Christopher Brown
Ryan McRitchie
Grant Munro
Cameron Lisle
Jack Maley
Gordon Macnab (C)
Kelvin Main
James Mackay
Sean McCarthy
Grant Steven
Michael Steven
Danny Mackay
Alan Farquhar
Sam Mackay
Conor Cormack
Ross Allan
Marc MacGregor
Richard Macadie
James Pickles

Bench
Steven Macdonald
Naithan Sharp
Danny McCarthy
Andrew Miller
Colin Macrae
Colin Henstridge

Substitutions
None. Colin Macrae for Conor Cormack (58)
Andrew Miller for Ross Allan (77)
Colin Henstridge for Michael Steven (82)

Cautions
Ryan McRitchie (21)
Stephen Rennie (34)
Grant Munro (52)
Michael Steven (50)
Ross Allan (90)

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Alex Shepherd (Referee)
Darren Munro & Keiran Johnston (Assistants)





Match Report


Wick Academy fell at the first hurdle in their attempt at retaining the Menzies Distribution North of Scotland Cup at Mackessack Park on Wednesday night.

Although not fully recovered from injury, Alan Farquhar, Ross Allan and Sam Mackay were in the starting line up and there was also a place for Conor Cormack from the youth team.

In the 21st minute there was a let off for Academy when Cameron Lisle's well struck low 15 yard shot deflected against Sean McCarthy's left hand post with the keeper stranded.

On 24 minutes a Sam Mackay corner was cleared only to Marc MacGregor who volleyed it first time but straight at Rothes keeper Sean Mcintosh.

Ross Allan tested the Rothes keeper with a low 24 yard free kick and McCarthy gathered a potentially tricky shot from Jack Maley just as it bounced on the 6 yard line.

The Scorries were stunned seconds before half time when Macnab retrieved a loose ball out on the Rothes right and cut in to fire the opening goal from a tight angle.

Half Time - Rothes 1 - Wick Academy 0

In the 70th minute Richard Macadie lobbed the keeper only for a Rothes defender to kick the ball off the line. Rothes retaliated and when Maley launched a 40 yard free kick into a crowded penalty area it bounced and struck James Pickles on the arm. Maley drilled the spot kick to McCarthy's left, having tricked the keeper into diving right.

Around 80 minutes Michael Steven slipped a pass to MacGregor on the 18 yard line but he hooked his shot just over the bar and Academy's challenge fizzled out.

Full Time - Rothes 2 - Wick Academy 0

Match report written by John Briskham



Squad Statistics (as at April 19th, 2017)


2016/2017 All Time
Age
Sean McCarthy (GK)23 27 - 104 -
Michael Steven27 31321211
Grant Steven24 30 - 1866
Danny Mackay26 321722
Marc MacGregor22 3477119
Ross Allan23 19 - 1789
Conor Cormack - 1 - 2 -
Sam Mackay28 2719268127
Alan Farquhar29 1812724
James Pickles26 34316117
Richard Macadie30 3712453177
Andrew Miller (sub) - 3 - 3 -
Colin Macrae (sub)19 6 - 211
Colin Henstridge (sub) - 4 - 4 -






League Table (as at April 19th, 2017)


Pld W D L +/- Pts
1. Brora Rangers 34 26 3 5 +80 81
2. Buckie Thistle 33 25 4 4 +85 79
3. Cove Rangers 33 24 7 2 +74 79
4. Formartine Utd 33 22 6 5 +35 72
5. Fraserburgh 33 18 6 9 +27 60
6. Forres Mech 34 17 7 10 +21 58
7. Turriff United 34 18 4 12 +14 58
8. WICK 33 15 7 11 +23 52
9. Inverurie Locos 34 14 8 12 +18 50
10. Keith 34 15 2 17 -14 47
11. Clachnacuddin 34 11 8 15 -24 41
12. Lossiemouth 33 11 5 17 -13 38
13. Huntly 33 9 7 17 -41 34
14. Nairn County 33 8 7 18 -19 31
15. Deveronvale 34 9 3 22 -24 30
16. Rothes 33 7 5 21 -67 26
17. Fort William 34 3 2 29 -92 11
18. Strathspey 33 2 3 28 -83 9