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6/5/2006
Thurso FC Sports Dinner – Weigh Inn Motel – 13th May
Due to Wick Academy being rescheduled to play their last match of the season away to Fort William on the day of the Thurso FC Sports Dinner the Academy can no longer take their 10 places at the event.   Anyone interested in buying a place or places may contact Thurso FC or Wick Academy for information.  
5/9/2003
Match Report - Dornoch v Thurso FC
A warm sunny day in Dornoch greeted the Thurso squad from the long trip from The North on a dry, hard and bumpy playing surface.  Thurso added Martin Rutherford to the squad from last week, who took a place on the bench alongside Green and Makhouli.  
21/8/2003
2003 Football Season Preview
Thurso F.C start the defence of their league title with a tricky away game at Migdale against Bonar Bridge.  Caithness neighbours Halkirk United are looking for a better season this year when they entertain Dornoch in their opening fixture of the new season.  
25/6/2003
Thurso League Dinner 2003Thumbnail for article : Thurso League Dinner 2003
Following on from their successful season in the North Caledonian League which they won, along with the Morris Newton Cup and the Football Times Cup, Thurso FC swept the board with the awards at the Annual League Dinner.   Kevin Morris was joint top goalscorer (with Scott McKain of Dornoch FC) in the League with 16 goals from 18 games.  
25/6/2003
Thurso FC's Fun Day 2003
Kicks off @ 10:30am on Sunday the 29th of June 2003 in Sir George’s Park, Thurso.   Events include a seven-a-side football competition with well over 35 teams competing at different age groups.  
30/3/2003
Thurso FC Set For Football Times Cup Final
Just received news that Thurso F.C have won through to their 2nd cup final of the season by defeating Golspie Sutherland 3-2 after extra time in The Football Times Cup Semi-Final this afternoon.  The goals came from Brian Gray (pen), Nigel MacKenzie and Phillip Makhouli scoring the winner in extra time.  
13/3/2002
Ashes triumph over The Pathetic SharksThumbnail for article : Ashes triumph over The Pathetic Sharks
Ashes triumph over The Pathetic Sharks (formally Co-op) in RMC Challenge Trophy.   A sizable crowd turned out at Naver on Wednesday to see Ashes F.C.  
17/2/2002
Caithness United Under 12's VictoriousThumbnail for article : Caithness United Under 12's Victorious
Caithness Utd under 12's team from Sunday.  They beat Elgin 4-2 at Thurso.  
30/1/2002
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 18
Week 18 and last week of the RMC sponsored football league and the headlines are It's snow joke as Champions Ashes check out in style.   The games went ahead last night after teams agreed to finish the league despite the atrocious weather conditions as snow hit Naver last night.  
23/1/2002
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 17
Week 17 of the RMC sponsored league and the headlines are: Ashes are crowned as new RMC sevens champions! Ashes secured their first trophy last night with a 4-1 win over a fighting Castletown side.  Castletown indeed had the better of the first half and went a goal up after a defensive mix up left Stuart MacKenzie free and he nodded home from a free kick.  
18/1/2002
Ormlie Motors Sponsored Cup Competition
Ormlie Motors sponsored cup competition to be held on Saturday February the 9th 2002.   The draw was made by Christine Gunn from Dounreay drawing registry.  
16/1/2002
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 16
Week 16 of the RMC sponsored 7 a side league and the headlines are: Groats keep pressure on Ashes as title race goes to the wire.   John O'Groats made sure their was no celebrations for Ashes last night in rain swept Naver with a fine 4-1 victory over Pentlands.  
9/1/2002
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 15
First of all may I wish you all a happy new year Now on to business Week 15 of the RMC sponsored league and the headlines are: Jags burst Pentlands title bubble.   Thurso Thistle all but ended Pentlands league challenge in yesterdays top match.  
19/12/2001
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 14
Week 14 of the RMC sponsored league, and the headlines are: Workshops edge out Castletown in Seven-Goal Christmas Cracker Castletown were left cursing their luck after fighting back from a goal down three times against Workshops only to come away empty-handed.  First Murray Mackay, and then Stuart Mackenzie had twice cancelled out Workshops' lead, but the village side were denied a deserved point when Neil Fearn's late strike took a wicked deflection off Murray Mackay to wrong-foot keeper Bruce Souter.  
17/12/2001
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 13
The re-arranged fixture between Workshops and Thistle was played yesterday(Sunday) at Naver.   Workshops knew a win was important to keep the pressure on The Ashes at the top and duly took the game to Thistle.  
5/12/2001
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 12
Week 12 of the RMC sponsored sevens and the headlines are: Co-op's endeavour pays big dividends at last.   Co-op were sensationally only 1 minute from defeating last seasons champs Acks in last nights fixture.  
28/11/2001
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 11
Week 11 of the RMC sponsored league and the headlines are: Workshops hit five to keep the pressure on at the This week saw the introduction of a new law to the sevens game when all slide tackles were banned.  Sinners would be yellow carded.  
21/11/2001
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 10
Week 10 of the RMC sponsored sevens league and the headlines are: Horror leg break leaves players stunned.  The much awaited clash between Acks and Pentland was dramatically abandoned last night after both sets of players decided not to continue after Pentlands Ally Fraser suffered a horrific double fracture of the leg and Acks David Mackay suffered a bad knee injury.  
14/11/2001
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 9
Week 9 of the RMC sponsored sevens and as the League hits the half way mark the headlines are: It's tight at the top as Pentlands lose out to Workshops First of all a big thank you to six volunteers from Ashes FC who picked up new nets from the council and put them up before tonight's matches, ably assisted by 10 year old Lauren Nicol First up this evening were Co-op and Ashes.  In a tight first half both defences were giving away little.  
7/11/2001
Caithness Amateur Sevens Football League - Week 8
Week 8 of the RMC sponsored league and the headlines are Groats put the wind up Workshops as they hit seven in gale force conditions Pentland go top as Ashes are held by Castletown.   First up this evening were Top Joes and Crazy Gang.