Fraserburgh legend Willie West is delighted to have signed on with the Broch for another two seasons.
West is in his 15th season at Bellslea and has penned a contract extension to keep him with his hometown team until 2020.
He said: “It’s great to play for the Broch.
“I know a lot of the diehard fans now and it’s great to play in front of them at Bellslea.
“I don’t think there is another ground that has the same atmosphere.
“I look forward to the weekend and playing, it’s what makes or breaks my week playing for the Broch, so I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t play for them.
“This is my 15th season, so that will give me 17 seasons if I keep on playing.
“I’ll take every year as it comes. We’re expecting a baby next year, so I’ll see how that affects things.”
Mark Cowie’s side head for the Haughs to face Turriff United tomorrow buoyed by a 4-0 win at home to Clachnacuddin on Wednesday.
The Broch are second in the table just three points behind leaders Cove Rangers having played a game more.
West knows it will be a difficult game but would like a win to keep their fine league form going.
He added: “It will be a tough game. But we’ll be confident and we’ll be going there hoping to get the win and keep our league form as good as it has been.”
Turriff continue to have injury problems.
Captain Cameron Bowden received lengthy treatment on a knee injury in the midweek 0-0 draw at Inverurie and is a doubt.
Boss Ross Jack said he’ll have to “wait and see” whether the skipper’s 90 minutes has worsened the problem.
He also said his skipper was “a phenomenon and so brave” for continuing to play through the pain.
Jack also revealed that up to 11 players could be missing for the game against Fraserburgh tomorrow.
Neale Davidson, Chris Herd, Louis Myers, Liam Strachan, Ryan Botell, Nikolas Wozniak, Lesek Nowosielski and Allen McKenzie are already out, with Bowden, Darren Wood and Kevin Flett also doubtful.
Jack said: “They’re top quality boys that are out, but everybody’s fighting for the cause and we’re digging in.
“We’re doing the best we possibly can and we’ve got a couple of young boys in as well. It’s hard, but we’ll battle on.”