2021 Nesfa Season

Gordon Leask Cup Memorial Cup Semi Final
Mintlaw 1 Mormond Thistle 5, Station 1 Invercairn United 2
28 May Final-Invercairn 0 Mormond Thistle 0 Invercairn win 3-2 on pens.

Monday 31 May-Newline Building Services League 2
Methlick started their league campaign against Longside Thistle and the home side went on to score 7 times without reply. Scorers were James Gracey 4 and one each from Josh Kinnaird, Ewan Collie and Jack Heatherwick. Longside ended the match with 10 men after was sent off.

Glenugie United also stated with a win by 7 goals to 1 over Ardallie. Goal scorers were Euan Donald 2 and one each from Ryan Cordiner, Daniel Mair, Adam Farman, Cameron Brown, and Scott Donald.

Tuesday 1 June-Newline Building Supplies League 2
MacDuff Fc faced Boddam United and it was the home side that started with 3 points from their first game after scoring twice without reply. Scorers were Lee Duncan and Daniel Taylor.

Peterhead United started their season off with a home game against Elizabethan Link Up and the Fraserburgh side came away with all 3 points after a brace from new signing Mark McIntosh.

Cuminestown faced St Combs and the away side led 4 nil at the break but 2 early goals from Town gave them hope but it was not to be after St Combs went onto score another 4 time running out winners by 8 goals to 2. The winning goals came from John Smith with a hatrick, a brace from Jamie McLauchlan and one a piece from Jordan Shand, Martyn Summers and Shaun McDonald and replying for the home side was Daryl Bisset and Gregor O Neil.

Friday 4 June-Deejays Nightclub League
Bellslea played host to Station Bar and a close game was expected and it ended all square with both sides netting twice. The home scorers were Regan Smith and Scott Rodger and replying for the away side was Josh Arthur and Mark Walker.

Champions Invercairn United get their season off to a flyer winning by 7 goals to 2 against Buchanhaven. Invercairn scorer were Daniel Reid and Garry Summers both netting a brace and one a piece from Daniel Cowie, Liam Rollo, and an own goal and for the visitors was James Timmins and Mark Munro.

New Pitsligo faced neighbours NewDeer and it ended in a 9-goal thriller with the home side winning by 6 goals to 3. Pitsligo scorers were Jack Donaldson who netted twice and one each from Ryan Gordon, Jordan Osler, Andy Ferguson, and James Cassie and replying for the away side was Sam Tateson with a brace and one from Joe Malster.

Newline Building Supplies league 2
Elizabethan Link Up get their second win in a row after they defeated Cuminestown by 8 goals to 2. The home side led by 5 goals at half time but a quick fire 2 goals for Town gave the home side a more of a game in the second half. Home scorers were Aaron McDonald a hatrick and others came from Mark McIntosh, Darren Robertson, Shane Wall, John MacKinnon, and Martin Robertson and for Town were Ross McDonald and Lachlan Stewart.

Longside Thistle got their first 3 points after defeating Ardallie by 3 goals to 1. Home scorers were Jamie McNeil with a brace and one from the manager Calum Slessor and replying for Ardallie was Chris Donald.

Boddam United faced Methlick who look to be contenders this season and the away side get their second win in a row defeating Boddam by 5 goals to 1. Methlick scorers were Stuart Anderson who netted a hatrick and Josh Kinnaird and Gary Stuart with the others and for Boddam was Scott Taylor.

Saturday 5 June – Deejays Nightclub League 1
Mintlaw played hosts to Haven and this one ended all square with both sides scoring twice. The home goals came from Shaun Jamieson and Craig Findlay and for the away side was Matthew Bruce and Alejandro Letelier.

Banff Rovers played hosts to Mormond Thistle and it turned out for a fine win for the away side by 4 goals to 1. Mormond scorers were Fraser Davidson with a brace and one a piece from Leslie Fulton and Blair Watson and replying for the home side was Chris MacDonald.

Newline Building Supplies League 2
Glenugie United carry on their free scoring form after defeating MacDuff by scoring 4 times without reply. Glenugie scorers were Cameron Brown, Adam Swanston, Angus Mutch and Callum Gasson.

St Combs have started well this year but found themselves down 2 goals inside 30 minutes when playing Peterhead United whose goals came from Darren Ritchie and Alexander Hastie. Jed Milne pulled one back for the home side before the break then the same player scored another 2 in the second half to earn himself a hatrick and make the comeback complete and another 3 points to St Combs.

Results Deejays Nightclub league
Bellslea 2 Station 2, Invercairn United 7 Buchanhaven 2, New Pitsligo 6 NewDeer 3, Banff Rovers 1 Mormond Thistle 4, Mintlaw 2 Haven 2.
Newline Building Services League 2
Methlick 7 Longside Thistle 0, Glenugie United 7 Ardallie 1, Cuminestown 2 St Combs 8, Peterhead United 0 Elizabethan Link Up 2, Macduff 2 Boddam United, 0, Longside Thistle 3 Ardallie 1, Boddam United 1 Methlick 5, Elizabethan Link Up 8 Cuminestown 2. St Combs 3 Peterhead United 2, Glenugie United 4 MacDuff 0

Monday 7 June Newline Building Services League 2
Ardallie faced Boddam United in a league match with both sides looking for their first points of the season and it finished all square with both sides scoring 3 times. The home scorers were Mike Sim, Jack Craig, and Alex Bewick and for the visitor's was Scott Taylor, Sean Patterson, and Ross Penny.

Tuesday 8 June Deejays Nightclub League 1
Mormond Thistle entertained neighbours New Pitsligo and the home side carry on their scoring ways winning by scoring 5 times without reply. Scorers were Fraser Davidson who nets another brace and one each from Ryan Grieg, Liam Allan, and Lewis Lawson.
NewDeer entertained Bellslea and it ended with a comfortable win for the visitors by 8 goals to 2. Bellslea scorers were Ryan Strachan who scored 4 times, a brace from Adam Scott, Reece Duncan, and Darren Anderson and for the home side was Grant Reid and Lee Adams.
Haven faced Invercairn United and it was expected to be a close affair and was proved right with the only goal of the game being scored by A J Gray netting all 3 points to Invercairn United.
Station played hosts to Banff Rovers and it ended with both sides earning a point a piece with both sides netting once. The home scorer was Josh Arthur and for Rovers was Chris MacDonald. The away side ended the game with 10 men after Johnny Pratt was sent off.

Mintlaw played home to Buchanhaven in another league game and had to reverse the match to Fetterangus as neither side could get use of a park but with both agreeing the match went ahead. In the end it was a 3-nil win for Mintlaw with goals coming from Park, Findlay and Keith.

Newline Building Supplies league 2
Longside Thistle faced St Combs who have started the season well but were halted a little in a 10-goal feast with both sides netting 5 times to earn a point. The home side grabbed an equaliser in injury time. Home scores were Sean Collin with a double and JJ Ironside, Bruce Urquhart, and Greg Cruickshank with the others and for St Combs was Jordan Shand 2, Shaun McDonald, Ronald McQueen, and Jed Milne all with 1 each.

Another game saw Cuminestown face MacDuff and this one also ended with both sides earning a point with the match ending 5 all. Town scorers were Lachlan Stewart with a double and one each from Gregor O Neil, Logan Scott and Duncan Will and for the away side was Kieran Neish, Alexander MacKintosh, Declan Mathieson, Adam Pirie and Johnny Ironside.

Peterhead United faced local side Glenugie United who have started the season with 2 fine wins and after this one ended it was 3 in a row with 5 goals to 1 win. Glenugie s corers were Scott Donald 2, Daniel Mair, Cameron Brown and an own goal wee the rest and for United was DJ Brown. The home side had Darren Batty red carded and manager Graeme Arthur sent from the side lines.

Methlick faced Elizabethan Link Up and a close game was expected, and it ended with the away side winning by the odd goal in five. The winning goals came from John MacKinnon, Danny Reid a penalty and Shane Wall and for the home side wee James Gracey and Ewan Collie. This was a 3rd straight win for the away side.

Friday 11 June Deejays Nightclub League
Mormond Thistle keep up their brilliant start to the season when they travelled to face Bellslea and came away with all 3 points with the only goal of the game came from Ryan Grieg.

Invercairn United hit the goal trail when they entertained Station Bar and the home side make it 3 wins out of 3 as they were too strong for the Peterhead side going on to win by 8 goals to 2. Invercairn scorers were AJ Gray and Natty Arkwell both netting a brace and the others came from Sean Cowie, Jonathon Garden, Daniel Cowie and Gary Summers and for the away side was AJ Buchan with a double.

New Pitsligo faced Buchanhaven in another league game and a close encounter was expected and was proved right with the visitors winning by the odd goal in 3. Lewis Brown scored a brace for Buchanhaven and Terry Hantarry replied for Pitsligo.

Newline Building Supplies League 1
Boddam United faced Peterhead United who have started the season badly and it got worse for the visitors inside the first 30 seconds when Gavin Robertson was red carded leaving them a man light for 89 minutes but they battled hard and went on to win by 4 goals to 1. The away scorers were Darren Ritchie 2, Alexander Hastie and Paul Cluiet with others. Michael Murray replied for the home side.

Methlick faced neighbours Cuminestown and the home side have made an impressive start to the season and this one ended in a win for the home side winning by the odd goal in 3. The winning goals came from James Gracey and Lewis Neil and for Town was an own goal.

The last game of the night saw MacDuff face Ardallie in a league game and there were 6 goals in the match as it finished MacDuff wining by 4 goals to 2. The winning goals came from Dan Taylor with a double and one a piece from Zander MacKintosh and Kieran Neish and replying for Ardallie was Greg Johnston and Jack Craig.

Saturday 12 June Deejays Nightclub League
Haven played hosts to Banff Rovers in a league match and the home side suffered a heavy defeat with a fine performance from Banff Rovers who went on to win by 6 goals to 1. Banff scorers were Arron West who netted twice, and the others were scored by Danny Simpson, Bradley Henderson, Liam Forbes and Neil McHardy and for the Haven was Matthew Bruce.

Another league match saw Mintlaw Fc faced promoted NewDeer and it ended with Mintlaw winning another 3 points winning by 4 goals to 2. Mintlaw goals came from Dylan Fordyce and Marc McQueen both netting a brace each and replying for NewDeer was Eddy Baird and Matthew Gatt.

Newline Building Supplies League 2
Elizabethan Link Up who have started the season on fire played host to Longside Thistle and the home side led by a single goal at half time scored by Aaron MacDonald. The game changed early in the second half when Longside were reduced to 10 men after bruce Urquhart was sent off. Link Up went on to score 4 more through goals from Shane Wall a double and Ian Bissett and Greg Simpson with the others.

St Combs faced Peterhead side Glenugie United who have started the season with 3 straight wins and at the end of this one, they made it 4 wins in a row winning by 5 goals to 1. United scorers were Callum Gasson with a double, Cameron Brown, Ryan McLean and an own goal and John Smith for St Combs.

RESULTS - Monday 7 June-Newline Building Services League 2 -Ardallie 3 Boddam United 3
Tuesday 8 June-Newline Building Services-Methlick 2 Elizabethan Link Up 3, Peterhead United 1 Glenugie United 5, Cuminestown 5 MacDuff 5, Longside Thistle 5 St Combs 5
Deejays Nightclub League-Station 1 Banff Rovers 1, NewDeer 2 Bellslea 8, Haven 0 Invercairn United 1, Mormond Thistle 5 New Pitsligo 0, Mintlaw 3 Buchanhaven 0
Friday 11 June- -Deejays Nightclub League-New Pitsligo 1 Buchanhaven 2, Bellslea 0 Mormond Thistle 1, Invercairn United 8 Station 2
Newline Building Services League 2-Boddam United 1 Peterhead United, 4 Methlick 2 Cuminestown 1, MacDuff 4 Ardallie 2
Saturday 12 June-Deejays Nightclub League 1, Haven 1 Banff Rovers 6, Mintlaw 4 NewDeer 2

New Line Building Supplies league 2-St Combs 1 Glenugie United 5 Elizabethan Link Up 5 Longside Thistle 0

Monday 14 June-Deejays Nightclub League-Buchanhaven 5 Bellslea 2
Tuesday 15 June-Deejays Nightclub League-NewDeer 1 Invercairn United7, Station 2 Mintlaw 4, Mormond Thistle 1 Haven 4, New Pitsligo 1 Banff Rovers 3
Newline Building Supplies league 2-Glenugie United 4 Longside Thistle 1, Cuminestown 6 Boddam United 0, Methlick 4 St Combs 2, MacDuff 0 Elizabethan Link Up 6

Monday 21 June Deejays Nightclub League
Station entertained New Pitsligo in a league 1 game and it ended in a win for the home side by 3 goals to 1. Station scorers were AJ Buchan, Marc Cordiner and Damie Duncan and replying for the away side was Jake Thomson.

Haven had Bellslea as visitors in another topflight match and it was always going to be a close affair and it ended with the away side gathering all 3 points with the only goal scored by Bellslea’s Adam Scott.

Banff Rovers faced the task of facing the league leaders Invercairn United in another match in league 1 and it ended in a fine performance by the home side who went on to win by scoring 2 goals without reply. Scorers for the home side was Chris Blackhall and Chris McDonald.

NewDeer faced Buchanhaven and in a high scoring match the visitors came away with all 3 points winning by 8 goals to 3. The wining goals came from Matthew Cowe and David Barrack both netting a brace and the others came from Shaun McDonald, Andrew Norris, James Timmins and Ewen McLeman and an own goal and replying for New Deer was Andrew Fowlie, Jake McDonald and Josh Jamieson.

Newline Building Supplies League 2
Glenugie United keep up their fine start to the season making it 6 wins in a row after defeating Cuminestown by scoring 4 goals without reply. Scorers were Cameron Brown with another hatrick and one for Scott Donald.

Boddam United young team faced a n rejuvenated Elizabethan Link Up team and the home side were no match for the Fraserburgh outfit losing by 13 goals to 1. Link Up scorers were Shane Wall who hit 7, a brace from Jamie Forsyth and one a piece from Darren Robertson, Calum Angus, Grant Milne and Callum Buchan and a consolation goal from the home side came from Will Thores.

Longside Thistle faced MacDuff and in an entertaining high scoring match it was the away side that came away with all 3 points winging by the odd goal in 11. The winning goals came from Kieran Neish and Stuart Begg both netting twice each and one each from Darren Duncan and Dan Taylor and for the home side was Chris Cameron 2, Chris Dunnett, Bruce Urquhart and JJ Ironside with the others.

Peterhead United who have made a poor start to the season compared to their opponents Methlick who are transformed this year and went on to win by scoring three times with conceding. Big Striker James Gracey bagged another double and one from Ewan Collie.

St Combs faced bottom side Ardallie in the last league 2 game of the night and the home side hit the goal trail after winning by 8 goals to 1. St Combs scorers were Jed Milne a hatrick, and one each from Shaun McDonald, Jordan Noble, John Smith, Jordan Shand and Connor Duncan.

Results Monday 21 June Deejays Nightclub League
Banff Rovers 2 Invercairn United 0, Haven 0 Bellslea 1, Station 3 New Pitsligo 1, NewDeer 3 Buchanhaven 8

Newline building Supplies League 2
Peterhead United 0 Methlick 3, Longside Thistle 5 McDuff 6, Boddam United 1 Elizabethan Link Up 13, Glenugie United 4 Cuminestown 0, St Combs 8 Ardallie 1.

Wednesday 23 June Deejays Nightclub League
Mormond Thistle v Mintlaw 7pm
Deejays Nightclub League 1
Keyline Building Supplies League 2
St Combs v Ardallie, Glenugie United v Cuminestown
Friday25 June, Deejays Nightclub League
New Pitsligo v Haven, Station v NewDeer, Buchanhaven v Mormond Thistle
Newline Building Supplies-League 2-Cuninestown v Peterhead United, Longside Thistle v Boddam United, MacDuff v St Combs
Saturday 26 June-Deejays Nightclub League 1-Banff Rovers v Bellslea, Mintlaw v Invercairn United,

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