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24/4/2017
Honours even in end-of-season encounterThumbnail for article : Honours even in end-of-season encounter
Wick Academy 2 Formartine United 2 ACADEMY shook off their recent poor form to grab a well-earned share of the points on home turf against one of the Highland League's strongest sides, in the final of the season at Harmsworth Park, on Saturday.   Quick- moving United monopolised the early play and were rewarded with a lucky Scott Ferries strike in the 10th minute which crept over the line after a deflection.  
3/4/2017
Rothes spring a surprise on lack-lustre AcademyThumbnail for article : Rothes spring a surprise on lack-lustre Academy
Wick Academy 1 Rothes 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson.   James Pickles saved Academy's blushes after a game that they will want to forget.  
27/3/2017
Wick robbed of points split minutes from timeThumbnail for article : Wick robbed of points split minutes from time
Wick Academy 2.  Cove Rangers 3.  
12/2/2017
A Turriff-ic result for UnitedThumbnail for article : A Turriff-ic result for United
Wick Academy 0 Turriff United 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson.   IT was one of those days....no matter how hard you try, you don't get the breaks.  
5/2/2017
Honours even as weather fails to rain supremeThumbnail for article : Honours even as weather fails to rain supreme
Wick Academy 2 Forres Mechanics 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson THIS was a day more suited to those with webbed feet rather than footballers but both sides defied the elements and gave their fans their money's-worth.   The Scorries, building on their return to form, but without key personnel, Alan Farquhar and Davie Allan, drew first blood early in the uncompromising wind and rain...  
22/1/2017
Many a Mac maks a muckle - Wick Academy 1 Nairn County 5Thumbnail for article : Many a Mac maks a muckle - Wick Academy 1 Nairn County 5
Wick Academy 1 Nairn County 5 Reporter Noel Donaldson.   WICK Academy's rich vein of success ran out on Saturday but few fans would have anticipated the result being a rout.  
13/12/2016
Three goals in Academys early Christmas crackerThumbnail for article : Three goals in Academys early Christmas cracker
Wick Academy 3 Clach 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson BOTH sides were clearly up for it in the first half but neither team was able to beat their respective defences and keepers who were very much on their game.   While it made for an entertaining first half, supporters could have been forgiven for starting to fear things might play out for a goal-less draw..  
14/11/2016
Hats off to hat-trick man SamThumbnail for article : Hats off to hat-trick man Sam
Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick Academy 3 Keith 1 A SECOND, consecutive match hat-trick from Sam Mackay secured all three points for the Scorries and was a further step forward in recovering their home form.   Keith were no pushovers, however, and stuck to their task right to the final whistle.  
9/10/2016
Academy unable to conjure up mid-week magicThumbnail for article : Academy unable to conjure up mid-week magic
Wick Academy 0 Fraserburgh 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson ACADEMY supporters' hopes were doubtless high that the miracle mid-week comeback by their team against Forres Mechanics, would be the catalyst to getting to grips with their home results jinx.   In the event, the encounter with a well-marshalled Broch outfit was something of an anti-climax, Academy unable to replicate anything close to that scintillating 5-3 performance - underlining their inherent lack of consistency and failing to secure a draw even, in a game that was no classic.  
2/10/2016
Late GOAL denies Academy three pointsThumbnail for article : Late GOAL denies Academy three points
Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick Academy 2 Deveronvale 2 A LATE goal, ruled offside, prevented Academy taking all three points and hopefully sparking some home wins.   Given the effort put in by the two sides, though, a draw was probably a fair result.  
4/9/2016
Inverurie drive Academy locoThumbnail for article : Inverurie drive Academy loco
Wick Academy l Inverurie Locos 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson THIS certainly fell far short of Academy's best performance and Locos, on the other hand, will have rightfully felt cheated at not taking all three points, given the efforts they put in.   Failure to capitalise on their equaliser during repeated onslaughts on the Scorries defence and some sharp keeping by Sean McCarthy denied the visitors the spoils.  
31/7/2016
Scorries supreme in title openerThumbnail for article : Scorries supreme in title opener
Wick Academy 2 Turriff United 0 Reporter Noel Donaldson A FIRST-HALF brace gave Academy the perfect start to their title challenge.   Stephen Anderson stunned the visitors in opening minutes with a well-placed header but despite pressing for their second, it didn't come until the dying seconds of the first period.  
3/4/2016
Academy stage comeback to secure a well-earned drawThumbnail for article : Academy stage comeback to secure a well-earned draw
Wick Academy 2 Brora Rangers 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson THE Scorries reversed a two-goal deficit, to grab a share of the spoils in a gutsy second half comeback.   Apart from displaying a never-say-die commitment, the draw demonstrated that Academy are closing the gap on their derby rivals, no small achievement when you consider Dudgeon Parks quality and expensive outfit.  
25/3/2016
Caithness Ladies Football Team First Ever Home Draw in Scottish CupThumbnail for article : Caithness Ladies Football Team First Ever Home Draw in Scottish Cup
A momentous day for Caithness as the Caithness Ladies football team has drawn Dunfermline in a home tie in the Scottish Cup.   The game will be played on their home ground at Naver Park, Thurso.  
25/3/2016
On-Form Uniteds single goal sufficient to keep them in title raceThumbnail for article : On-Form Uniteds single goal sufficient to keep them in title race
Wick Academy 0 Formartine United 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson WICK will doubtless feel a draw would have been a fairer result given the work they put in to the 90 minutes.   United on the other hand needed all three points to stay in contention with the title challengers and will have been relieved to have shaded it.  
13/3/2016
Locomotives derailed by AcademyThumbnail for article : Locomotives derailed by Academy
Wick Academy 4 Inverurie Locos 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson TIME was when Academy would have viewed an encounter with Locos with some trepidation...not any more.   The Scorries had Inverurie on the run, but while the visitors were down at times, they demonstrated they were not out of the game and kept coming back in an entertaining ninety minutes for the fans.  
28/2/2016
Wick Academy 2 Lossiemouth 1Thumbnail for article : Wick Academy 2 Lossiemouth 1
Match Date 27th February 2016.   Macadie makes the difference in late kick-off tussle.  
24/1/2016
Rothes routed as Scorries scoop sixThumbnail for article : Rothes routed as Scorries scoop six
Wick Academy 6 Rothes 1 Reporter - Noel Donaldson THIS was Academy at their creative best and while it is never wise to tempt fate in cup contests, the result must leave them with the confidence they can progress in this league tournament.   Rothes were powerless to counter the ever-increasing goal spate in the preliminary round, as Academys ruthless strike force ripped through their hapless defence, time and again.  
18/12/2015
Wick Academy 2 Linlithgow Rose 2Thumbnail for article : Wick Academy 2 Linlithgow Rose 2
Wick Academy 2 Linlithgow Rose 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson THEY thought it was all over...  until Davie Allan demonstrated it wasnt! His dramatic, last gasp, strike kept Academy in their Scottish Cup quest although it will be their turn to make the long trip - for the replay The dejected Rose players trouped off the field in disbelief, last night, the Harmsworth Park roar ringing in their ears.  
1/11/2015
Academy make County's cup hopes disappear with some Halloween magicThumbnail for article : Academy make County's cup hopes disappear with some Halloween magic
Wick Academy 5 Nairn County 1 ACADEMY booked their place in the next round of the Scottish Cup with a superb performance at Harmsworth Park, yesterday.   This was Academy at their best, with all the team regulars playing attacking football with commitment and a conviction that they were going to be the side going through.