Halkirk United 3 v Thurso 1 – NCFA League Championship – 9.9.16

Halkirk United 3 v Thurso 1 – NCFA League Championship

Vikings goal from Korbyn Cameron (pen). Photos from James Gunn here and a YouTube video from Darren Manson here

Vikings Line-up – Asa Sinclair, Conor Cormack, Innes MacIntosh, Dean Cowie, Aidan Reid, Graham MacDonald, Korbyn Cameron, Jack Fidler, Nigel Mackenzie, James Murray and Conor Trueman

Subs – Kyle Innes for Conor Trueman, Martin Ross for Nigel, Jack McKechnie for James Murray, Luke Manson for Conor Cormack and Steven Morris for MacDonald

Photo from Andrew Lannon

Morrison Park, Halkirk – Photo from Andrew Lannon

Next Vikings match – Sat 17th Sept 2016: Football Times Cup – 1st Round – Golspie Sutherland vs Thurso – 2 p.m

Opening NCFA Fixture is the Caithness Derby on 9th of September

Looks like our opening NCFA fixture will be away to Halkirk United in The NCFA League Championship on Friday the 9th of September 2016 with a 7.30 p.m kick-off at Morrison Park, Halkirk. See Fixtures list below

Michael Petrie scores the winning penalty in the Ness cup semi final at Morrison Park

Michael Petrie scores the winning penalty in the Ness cup semi final at Morrison Park

NCFA FIXTURES 2016-17 (up to November 2016)

Sat 3rd Sept 2016:
League
Alness United 0 vs Halkirk United 0
Invergordon 3 vs St.Duthus 3
Orkney 2 vs Inverness Athletic 0 (12.30)

2.30 p.m kick-offs unless stated

Fri 9th Sept 2016:
League

Halkirk United vs Thurso

Sat 10th Sept 2016:
League

Inverness Athletic vs Invergordon
2.30 p.m kick-off

Football Times Cup – 1st Round
Orkney vs Lewis & Harris – (12.30 at Alness)
Shetland vs St.Duthus – (1.30 at Thurso)

Sat 17th Sept 2016:
League

Invergordon vs Alness United
Orkney vs Halkirk United (ko time TBC)
St.Duthus vs Inverness Athletic

2.30 p.m kick-offs unless stated

Football Times Cup – 1st Round
Golspie Sutherland vs Thurso – 2 p.m

Sat 24th Sept 2016:
League

Alness United vs Thurso

St.Duthus v Golspie Sutherland

2.30 p.m kick-offs

Football Times Cup – Quarter Finals
Halkirk United vs Invergordon – 2 p.m kick-off

Sat 1st Oct 2016:
League

St.Duthus vs Halkirk United – 2.30 p.m

Football Times Cup – Quarter Finals

Shetland/St.Duthus vs Alness United – k.o time TBC
Golspie/Thurso vs Inverness Athletic – 2 p.m kick-off

Lossiemouth vs Orkney/Lewis – (Neutral Venue and kick-off time TBC)

Sat 8th Oct 2016:
League

Invergordon vs Golspie Sutherland
Inverness Athletic vs Halkirk United
Orkney vs Alness United – 12.30
Thurso vs St.Duthus

2.30 p.m kick-off times unless stated

Sat 15th Oct 2016:
League

Golspie Sutherland vs Orkney – 12.30

+ 1 League game TBA

Football Times Cup – Semi Finals
Halkirk/Invergordon vs Shetland/St.Duthus/Alness
Golspie/Thurso/Inv Ath vs Lossie/Orkn/Lewis

(venues and kick-off times TBC)

Sat 22nd Oct 2016:
League

Alness United v St.Duthus

Golspie Sutherland vs Inverness Athletic
Orkney vs Thurso (kick-off TBC)
Alness United vs St.Duthus

2.30 p.m kick-offs unless stated

Sat 29th Oct 2016:
Football Times Cup Final

Venue and time TBC
2 League Games TBA

Sat 5th Nov 2016

North Caledonian Cup Quarter Finals

Halkirk United vs Thurso

Golspie v Alness United

Lossiemouth v St.Duthus

Invergordon v Inverness Ath

All 1.30 p.m kick-offs

Sat 12th Nov 2016

League Games TBA

Sat 19th Nov 2016

League

Thurso v Inverness Athletic

Invergordon v Halkirk United

Alness United v Golspie Sutherland

Orkney v St.Duthus – 12.30

All 1.30 p.m kick-offs unless stated

Sat 26th Nov 2016 – North Caley Semis
Sat 3rd Dec 2016 – League
Sat 10th Dec 2016 – North Caley Cup Final
Sat 17th Dec 2016 – Free Week

Opening game away to Inverness Athletic cancelled

NOTE – Due to the Highland Amateur Cup Final on the 27th of August between Wick Groats and Kirkwall Thorfinn affecting the playing squads of several North Caley teams, it has been decided that the following league games be postponed

Inverness Athletic vs Thurso – OFF
Halkirk vs Invergordon – OFF
St.Duthus vs Orkney – OFF

Alternate league fixtures for Sat 27th August will be announced soon

That means that the opening NCFA fixture will be away to Golspie in The Football Times Cup Round 1 on 3rd of September