Golspie Sutherland confirm former manager has returned as new boss of club
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GOLSPIE Sutherland have announced that Andrew Banks has returned to the club and has been appointed as manager for the second time in his career.
His appointment was confirmed on Tuesday night as he will take over the North Caledonian League outfit after former manager Mark McKernie was sacked earlier this month after a poor start to the campaign.
Andrew Bremner and Aaron Smith have been appointed as members of Banks’ backroom staff.
His first game in charge will be against St Duthus in Tain on Saturday afternoon.
Golspie Sutherland have had a difficult start to the campaign, having recorded three wins and five defeats from their eight games so far.
Golspie find themselves in ninth place in the North Caledonian League as they look to improve their form heading into the second half of the campaign.
Elsewhere, Bonar Bridge will be looking for their first win since the start of September when they are scheduled to welcome Inverness Athletic to Migdale.
After an encouraging start to the campaign, Bobby Breen’s outfit have lost their last seven matches in all competition.
They are second bottom in the league in 11th place and only two points above Thurso as they look to pull away from the bottom of the league.
Elsewhere in the North Caledonian League tomorrow, the match of the day is in Caithness when Halkirk United are set to take on Invergordon at Morrison Park.
Champions Loch Ness will continue their title defence when they travel to face Clachnacuddin A.
Alness United are scheduled to face bottom of the table Thurso at Dalmore Park as they look to improve their campaign.
Alness United find themselves in 10th place in the league after a poor start to the season.
Orkney take on Fort William in Kirkwall with the west Highlanders desperate to reignite their title bid after falling off the pace and suffering defeat to Invergordon, Loch Ness and Halkirk United as they find themselves in fourth.