North-east Superleague teams get set for kick-off
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Local teams from the McBookie Superleague are back in action this weekend as they look for the opportunity for an end of season promotion play-off place.
Earlier this month the new Scottish Football Pyramid format for the North Half of Scotland was agreed between the Midlands League, the North Caledonian League and the North Region Superleague who will now come in at Tier 6, sitting just below the Scottish Highland Football League.
Going forward, the winners of each Tier 6 partner league(subject to Scottish FA Licensing criteria) will compete in a play-off at the end of the season to earn an opportunity to play off against the bottom placed Highland Football League team - with a place in the Highland League at stake.
The new season gets under way this weekend with a full programme -
McBookie.com Superleague (2pm)
Aberdeen East End vs Nairn St Ninian
Banks o' Dee vs Maud
Bridge of Don Thistle vs Hermes
Colony Park vs Hall Russell United
Culter vs Ellon United
Deveronside vs Dyce Juniors
Montrose Roselea vs Banchory St Ternan
McBookie.com First Division (2pm)
Aberdeen University vs Buchanhaven Hearts
Fraserburgh United vs Longside
Stonehaven vs Stoneywood Parkvale
Sunnybank vs Dufftown
McBookie.com Second Division (2pm)
Forres Thistle vs Rothie Rovers
Islavale vs Glentanar
New Elgin vs Cruden Bay
Whitehills vs Newmachar United