Seven not heaven for Rovers as cup run ends
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BUCKIE Rovers' dreams of a fourth round slot in the Scottish Junior Cup were crushed by visitors Blantyre Victoria on Saturday.
The South Lanarkshire side stuck seven past the Merson Park men, with Ryan Matheson (pictured) providing a brief glimmer of hope to bring the score to 3-1 in the second half.
Rovers co-boss Kyle Mackay felt that some controversial refereeing decisions could have cost the hosts dearly.
"We were 2-0 down at half time, one goal was offside and the other as handball, I felt," he said.
"It would've made a big difference going in at half-time 0-0.
"We got one back but they just rolled over us in the second half, we just didn't turn up. It was a disappointing result which I don't think was an honest reflection of the teams. Blantyre are a decent side but they're not that good."
Rovers have to pick themselves up for Saturday when Stonehaven are the visitors on league business, kick-off 2pm.
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