HOME MATCH v HUNTLY FC
SEAFIELD PARK, GRANTOWN, PH26 3HY
BREEDON HIGHLAND LEAGUE
SATURDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2023 – KO 3pm
WELL IT’S BEEN QUITE A WEEK
Robert MacCormack takes his place in the home team dug out on Saturday for the first time as our new manager.
Everyone at the Club is delighted and we all hope that Robert and his assistants can take the club to a higher competitive level.
He is already planning for next year and how he hopes to lead the Club on a more successful path.
Hopefully we will still be in the Highland League – I think we have resigned ourselves to the fact that we’re not going to win the league this year – but everyone at the Club are aware of the future difficulties that could face us, but we are all very positive and upbeat for the future.
On behalf of the Club can we take this opprtunity to thank the interim management team of Brian Ritchie and Craig Ireland, who stepped in very quickly, and, have done a great job for the club – and I suspect will be available to liaise with Robert, especially in the immediate future.
Another piece of positive news is that interim assistant manager Craig Ireland has joined the committee. This follows two more new members Alan McKenzie and Rob Clark who joined last week.
This week we host Huntly FC and their fine supporters at Seafield Park, and with a kick off at the more normal time of 3pm.
Huntly, currently sit in tenth position on twenty-eight points – three of them from a recent home win against title contenders Buckie Thistle – but generally their away form has not been as good as their home form, so hopefully, if we can put in the effort and guile that we did a couple of weeks ago against Nairn, it should be a good game and we can perhaps add some pointage to our league tally.
If any of the Huntly supporters haven’t been to Grantown click here for more information about the amenities available.
….and there’s more good news as Robbie Flett has been appointed First Team Coach. Robbie has been associated with the Jags for many’s a year and its an appointment well deserved. Again it’s onwards and upwards for the Club….
FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY – HISTORY OF FOOTBALL IN GRANTOWN
As part of the Grantown Society’s series of talks, this month it’s the turn of the aforementioned committee member and Strathspey Thistle’s club historian, Rob Clark.
Rob will be telling us all about the history of the game and the people involved, research he has been carrying out in preparation of the book that will be published hopefully towards the end of the year. I know it will exceptionally interesting for us football fans.
See you there.
THE CLUB’S FUNDRAISING LOTTO
So as we finish this week’s post, as ever, can we offer you the prospect of winning the jackpot of £3300 in our fundraising Club Lotto – please click here to play online – thank you very much for your support.
All we need to do now is to wish Robert, Robbie and the boys all the best for Saturday and beyond……
See you next week sportsfan’s….