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Highland League's top-of-the-table clash between Fraserburgh and Buckie Thistle is latest game to be postponed due to Covid-19 issues

By Craig Christie

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THE big match of the Highland League weekend has been postponed.

Fraserburgh versus Buckie is off.
Fraserburgh versus Buckie is off.

Buckie Thistle were hoping to play their first league match in a month by making the trip to Buchan to take on league leaders Fraserburgh.

However, just as their last two games against Fraserburgh and Rothes were cancelled due to Covid issues in their squad, Jags have again been forced to admit defeat to the effects of the virus.

The Bellslea Park clash is now off, the seventh Highland League game to be shelved this week - six for Covid reasons.

Buckie had been unable to train this week with just eight players available for a planned midweek session.

Matches still on:

Formartine United v Brechin City

Turriff United v Inverurie Locos

Wick Academy v Keith

Matches off:

Clachnacuddin v Lossiemouth (Covid)

Forres Mechanics v Brora Rangers (Covid)

Fort William v Nairn County (at Nairn) (Covid)

Fraserburgh v Buckie Thistle (Covid)

Huntly v Deveronvale (Covid)

Inverurie Locos v Rothes (Covid)

Strathspey Thistle v Turriff United (Frozen and snowbound pitch)

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