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Elgin City 3-1 Brechin City

ALBA Challenge Cup

Elgin City, the worst team in Scottish football last season, began the new term on a high by knocking Brechin City out of the Alba Challenge Cup.

Jason Crooks smacked a superb drive past Craig Nelson after just 20 seconds against the Division Two side.

Elgin goalkeeper John Gibson made a series of saves before Rory McAllister slotted an equaliser off a post.

Craig Frizzel restored the lead from a tight angle after 61 minutes and Steven Edwards added another from close range.


Elgin: Gibson, Allan Dempsie, Allan Dempsie, David A Craig, Kaczan, David W Craig, McDonald (Calder 68), Craig Gunn (Cameron 72), Craig Gunn (Cameron 72), Edwards, Frizzel (Jack 85), Nicolson, Crooks.
Subs Not Used: Dunn, Robertson.

Goals: Crooks 1, Frizzel 61, Edwards 74.

Brechin: Nelson, Fusco, McGroarty, Seeley, McLean, Janczyk, Canning (Walker 72), Nimmo (King 45), McAllister, Harty (McKenna 78), Byers.
Subs Not Used: Docherty, Scott.

Booked: McLean. Goals: McAllister 46.

Att: 381

Ref: Colin Brown



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