Dave McCartney

Dave McCartney

The Under 20s took on Elgin at Borough Briggs in an evening game on Monday, August 14th and came out on top 6 - 4 in an avalanche of goals.

 

The young Cans were simply superb for 70 minutes leaving the City starlets -  and a sizeable home crowd - bamboozled and bemused.

 

Cruising at 6-1, Forres were awarded their third penalty of the night with 20 minutes to go - and controversially called up their keeper to take the spot kick. Whatever their motivation, the strategy backfired spectacularly

on the Cans when the Elgin keeper saved leaving the Forres goal unguarded. Panic ensued as keeper and defence sprinted back to cover the open goal.  This was achieved but a rejuvenated and fired up Elgin then 

put a tiring Forres team on the rack, slotting home three goals in the final fifteen minutes.

 

Despite the antics of the final quarter, this was a very, very promising performance by a squad with no fewer than seven players yet to reach their 18th birthdays.