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PICTURES: Lossiemouth Football Club hit goal trail under new boss Eddie Wolecki Black with seven-goal show at Burghead Thistle to add to 12-0 win at Whitehills


By Craig Christie

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New manager Eddie Wolecki Black has watched his Lossiemouth side hit scoring form in their pre-season.

Lossiemouth's new signing Brodie Christie heads in his second goal of the evening. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossiemouth's new signing Brodie Christie heads in his second goal of the evening. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossie's Jared Kennedy after scoring a second half goal. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossie's Jared Kennedy after scoring a second half goal. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.

The Highland League side have netted 19 goals in two matches against north junior opponents over the past few days.

On Tuesday night, the Coasters put Burghead Thistle to the sword, scoring seven goals without reply.

Burghead's Jamie Davidson clears his lines. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Burghead's Jamie Davidson clears his lines. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Burghead keeper Kyle Rowe pulls off an impressive close range save from Lossie's Brodie Christie.Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Burghead keeper Kyle Rowe pulls off an impressive close range save from Lossie's Brodie Christie.Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Ally Bellingham on the ball for the visiting Coasters. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Ally Bellingham on the ball for the visiting Coasters. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.

Lossie also had a big tally for and no goals against on Saturday when they defeated Whitehills 12-0.

Wolecki Black’s men were four goals up at Burghead’s Forest Park inside the opening quarter, with new striker Brodie Christie scoring twice and Liam Archibald and James Leslie also on target.

Burghead's Jamie Davidson (right) closes in on Lossie's Ross Archibald. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Burghead's Jamie Davidson (right) closes in on Lossie's Ross Archibald. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossiemouth's Brodie Christie wheels away to celebrate his second goal. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossiemouth's Brodie Christie wheels away to celebrate his second goal. Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.

Jared Kennedy, Ross Archibald and Ross Morrison completed the scoring after the break.

Burghead's Lewis Mullen (right) holds off Lossie forward Fraser Forbes.Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Burghead's Lewis Mullen (right) holds off Lossie forward Fraser Forbes.Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossiemouth keeper Jack Sim.Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossiemouth keeper Jack Sim.Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossiemouth's Brodie Christie (right) holds off a challenge from Burghead's Caiol Proven.Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.
Lossiemouth's Brodie Christie (right) holds off a challenge from Burghead's Caiol Proven.Burghead Thistle (0) vs Lossiemouth FC (7) - Pre-season friendly - Forest Park, Burghead 09/07/2024Picture: Daniel Forsyth.

On Saturday, Ross Archibald and Dean Stewart helped themselves to hat-tricks among the dozen goals netted against Whitehills.

Connor Macaulay, James Leslie, Brandon Hutcheson and Ryan Stuart had Lossie 4-0 up inside 22 minutes just as they did at Burghead.

The Coasters were eight goals ahead at the interval before taking their foot off the gas.

As well as Archibald and Stewart’s trebles, Fraser Forbes and Ross Paterson also scored.

New Elgin juniors defeated Highland League opposition on Tuesday night with a 2-1 success over a Strathspey Thistle side which recently defeated Buckie Thistle.

Aidan Mackenzie and Aiden McKay got the New Elgin goals with James McShane replying for Jags.

Lossiemouth United were also on course for victory against Highland League opponents when they led Deveronvale 2-0 going into the closing minutes.

Strikes by Ben Cullen and Harvey Henderson gave the junior side the advantage, but Vale mounted a late comeback and goals by new centre back Kyle Dalling and Jack Mitchell rescued a 2-2 draw.

Vale lost 3-1 at home to Tayport on Saturday with Matty Petermann getting a late consolation for the Banff side.

Also on Tuesday, Brora Rangers beat Caley Thistle 4-1 and Ross County were 6-0 winners at Clach.

On Saturday, four first half goals were enough to give Forres Mechanics a 4-0 win at Islavale.

Ryan McRitchie, Calum Frame and Calum Howarth scored along with a French trialist striker.

Mechanics take on junior neighbours Forres Thistle tonight at Logie Park, while Turriff United host Dyce.

Saturday’s action saw a Dajon Golding double give Elgin City a 2-0 win at Buckie Thistle for Shaun Wood’s testimonial match.

Ross County won 2-1 at Brora, Cove Rangers defeated Inverurie Locos 1-0 and Forfar Athletic were 2-1 winners over Formartine United.

Rothes went down to a 2-0 defeat at Nairn St Ninian while Nairn County lost 3-1 to Lochee United and Clach won 1-0 at Fraserburgh United.


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