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Thurso manager Reid taking nothing for granted against Bunillidh


By Alan Hendry


'Everything is a lot more settled this season,' says Thurso boss Stevie Reid. Picture: James Gunn
'Everything is a lot more settled this season,' says Thurso boss Stevie Reid. Picture: James Gunn

Thurso resume their North Caledonian League challenge on Saturday and will be looking to maintain their 100 per cent start as they face Bunillidh Thistle at the Dammies.

The Vikings will be without Scott Bell, Lee Mackay and Cameron Montgomery but are otherwise in good shape as they look to continue a positive start which has seen them achieve three wins out of three.

Manager Stevie Reid will be taking nothing for granted, though.

"You can't treat anyone lightly," he said. "On their day Bunillidh could hurt you if you're not 100 per cent at it.

"I'd like to think, with home advantage as well, that we can kick on and get a result. If the players play to their full potential they shouldn't have any problems, but you never can tell in football."

The feelgood factor is returning to the club after a patchy campaign last time round.

"Everything is a lot more settled and we're getting a lot more consistent numbers at training, which always helps," Reid said. "Last year was a bit stop-start and the numbers were poor at training, but attitudes seem to have changed and hopefully they're seeing the benefits.

"The boys are a year older now so hopefully the penny has dropped that they've got to do it or they're letting themselves and everyone else down."

Everything is a lot more settled and we're getting a lot more consistent numbers at training.

Golspie were bundled out of the Jock MacKay Memorial Cup after a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Orkney in the semi-final at King George V Park.

In the other semi, St Duthus defeated Inverness Athletic 4-1 at Inverness Royal Academy.

In the league, Bunillidh Thistle suffered an 8-0 defeat against a rampant Invergordon at the Recreation Grounds.

Fixtures for Saturday, October 12 – North Caledonian League: Golspie Sutherland v Halkirk United; Orkney v Inverness Athletic (12.45pm); Thurso v Bunillidh Thistle; St Duthus v Invergordon (kick-offs at 2.30pm unless stated).



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