Jordon Brown knows Forres Mechanics will raise their game as they make their first trip to Cove Rangers’ Balmoral Stadium.
Cove Rangers captain Eric Watson lifted the Aberdeenshire Shield last season.
Jordon Brown says Cove Rangers have the quality to finish the job against Auchinleck Talbot in the Scottish Cup.
Connor Scully was delighted Cove Rangers started their Highland League campaign with a win against one of their title rivals.
Cove Rangers chairman Keith Moorhouse hopes their new stadium will help them fulfil their ambitions of playing in the SPFL.
Cove Rangers boss John Sheran says it’s “great” to face Hearts at home in their first competitive game at the new Balmoral Stadium.
Two north-east football superfans have pledged to visit all 18 Highland League grounds in 18 hours to raise money to help create a museum.
Aberdeen have confirmed their pre-season fixtures for this summer ahead of the 2018-19 campaign.
Young football fans are being given the chance to be mascots for the first match played at a new stadium.