Today's North of Scotland Cup tie with Inverness Clach is OFF because of a waterlogged park.
Forres Mechanics crashed out of the Highland League Cup when a single goal from Cove Rangers was enough to settle the tie with an Eric Watson goal just after 15 mins. Forres Mechanics were reduced to 10 players late in the game when sub Aaron Maclean was shown red with just three minutes remaining. F/T - Forres 0 Cove Rangers 1
Todays Highland league Cup tie has been posponed again due to a waterlogged pitch. The game has been re-arranged for Tuesday night.
Forres Mechanics are delighted to announce the signing of 19 year old Allan MacPhee on a two year pre-contract from Inverness City. The attacking wide player joined City from Inverness Clach where he played for youth team from ages 11-16 and made the 1st team at 17. He then went out on loan to Inverness City and scored 13 goals in his 1st season. He has remained with City for the last few seasons and has scored 10 goals this season in his prefered position on left side of the wing. He is also a trainee personal trainer and will join up with the Cans in preparation for the 2017/18 season.
Todays Cup match with Cove Rangers has been called OFF due to a waterlogged pitch. We have no news yet when the fixture will be re-arranged.
Forres came back from two goals down but couldn't prevent another league defeat away to Cove Rangers who had the lead at half-time with a double from Megginson. Stuart Soane got the Cans back into the game with a double also of his own but Cove hit the winner 15 mins from the end from Matthew MacDonald who got himself sent off three minutes later. F/T - Cove Rangers 3 Forres 2.
Forres Mechanics recent unbeaten run came to a end on Wednesday night when they lost 2-1 at home to Brora Rangers. The 1st ended goaless but Steve Ross scored two Brora goals within three minutes of each other to give the away side the advantage. Forres did pull a goal back when Captain Graeme Grant socred a very rare goal in the dying minutes but ran out of time to get something from the match. F/T - Forres 1 Brora Rangers 2
10 man Forres came back from 4-1 down to league leaders Buckie Thistle and win the tie on pens to march through to the 2nd round of the Highland league cup. Buckie took the lead just after 3 minutes through Shaun Wood but Forres pulled a goal back from John Cameron and were then reduced to 10 men when Groat was shown the red card. In the 2nd half Buckie raced into 4-1 lead with goals from Wood, Dorrat and Mcleod. Stuart Soane then pulled a goal back for Forres with a penalty on the hour mark just before Buckie were also reduced to 10 players when McKinnon was sent off. Five minutes later Forres were back in the game when Lee Fraser scored and ten minutes later the comeback was complete when Cameron hit his 2nd of the match and force the game into extra-time. 30 mins of extra-time resulted in no more goals and moved the game into penalties which Forres came out on top when Buckie failed to convert two of their pens and send Forres into the next round with a home tie with Cove Rangers . F/T- Buckie Thistle 4 Forres 4 aet Forres win 4-2 on pens.
Forres twice came back away to Wick in their league fixture today with both clubs going home with a share of the points. Wick took the lead after only eight mins with a goal from Anderson but the Cans equalised through Stuart Soane and both sides went into half-time a goal a piece. Wick then took the lead a second time but it took until the 83rd minute when sub Garry Tweedie pulled the cans level and insure both clubs ended the game with a point. F/T - Wick 2 Forres 2.
Forres have been drawn at home to Clach in the 1st Round of the North Cup with the tie due to be played on the 22nd of April. The winners of that tie will be away to Halkirk Utd on the 29th of April.