Fort pre­pare for North of Scot­land cup fi­nal

The Oban Times - - SPORT -

TWENTY-TWO years on from their last Cup Fi­nal, Fort Wil­liam head to Rothes on Satur­day to face Brora in the fi­nal of the Men­zies Dis­tri­bu­tion North of Scot­land Cup.

In sea­son 1994/95, Fort Wil­liam won through to the fi­nal of the North Cup, de­feat­ing Ross County, Caledonian This­tle and Brora Rangers on the way, but lost out to Lossiemouth in the fi­nal at For­res.

On their way to the fi­nal this sea­son, Fort Wil­liam have beaten Losssiemouth, In­ver­gor­don and Rothes.

Re­turn­ing to the Rothes ground fol­low­ing the win there two weeks ago means that the team are fa­mil­iar with the pitch.

Ally Ewen, man­ager, said: ‘The squad are re­ally fired up for this im­por­tant match.’

The cup fi­nal will be the last match of the 2016/17 sea­son for Fort Wil­liam.

Fort Wil­liam di­rec­tors, com­mit­tee, man­age­ment and player squad are hop­ing for a strong sup­port to head to Rothes to cheer on the Fort on Satur­day (May 20)

The match will kick off at 3pm at Mackes­sack Park, Rothes.

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