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    Gordon Finlayson

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    Full Name: Gordon Finlayson
    Team Forres Mechanics
    Debut :

    18th of July 2015 - NoS Cup - Lossiemouth 2 Forres 4

    Position :DEF

    DOB - 27.11.93

     

    Right sided defender Gordon joined the Mechanics from Elgin City in 2015, having impressed when the two sides met in the Scottish Cup in 2014.  A product of the Ross County youth program, he is one of the 1st names on teamsheet after playing 40 games in his debut season for the club.  

     

    Appearances and Goals

    2015/16 - 40 games/3 goals

    Days of Old

    Forres have had many notable players over the years. In 1910/11 a Forres side featuring "Suff" Nicol, a player who had signed from Forres to play two seasons with Hearts and now had returned to Mosset Park achieve an enviable record. The team played Elgin four times in eight weeks, each in a different cup, winning each game. In the early 1920's names such as 'Chatter' Taylor and 'Doodle' Dickie attracted much interest as well as scoring many goals and regular pics for Highland select teams.

    Player Success

    The very successful team in the late 40's to mid 50's features names like Wisniewski, Kinloch and MacIntosh. A number of glamour ties during this time against the like of Motherwell, Clyde and Celtic attracted attention. Robert Kinloch was signed by Hibs and James MacIntosh by Falkirk. MacIntosh went on to play for Scotland under 23's against Holland and England. To date the only Forres Player to have been capped for Scotland.