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Elgin City 2-1 Spartans

Homecoming Scottish Cup

Elgin City edged past Spartans to set up a Homecoming Scottish Cup fourth round clash with Airdrie United.

After a scoreless first half, Kenny Wright gave the home side a 52nd-minute lead with an excellent run and shot.

Mark Nicolson headed Elgin further ahead 10 minutes later from Ally MacDonald's corner.

Wright and Spartans captain Alex King were both sent off before Donal Henretty pulled a goal back for the visitors with seven minutes remaining.


Elgin: Malin, Nicolson, Kerr, Niven, Kaczan, Gilbert (MacDonald 46), Campbell, O'Donoghue, Wright, Crooks (Shallicker 63), Keogh.
Subs Not Used: Hind, MacKay, Ridgers.

Sent Off: Wright (73).

Goals: Wright 52, Nicolson 63.

Spartans: Flockhart, O'Donnell, Fowlie, Archibald, Gerrard, Manson, King, Kader (Malin 65), Walker (Hoskins 89), McLeod (Devil 80), Henretty.
Subs Not Used: Woods, Ewarn Smart.

Sent Off: King (73). Booked: O'Donnell, King.

Goals: Henretty 83.

Att: 519

Ref: C Brown

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