Junior football

FORFAR West End and Kirrie Thistle will face each other in the early stages of the new junior soccer season.

The two local sides have been drawn in the same section of the D. J. Laing League Cup, alongside Carnoustie, Brechin Vics and Coupar Angus.

Forfar West End open the new campaign away to Carnoustie on Wednesday, August 3, with Kirrie Thistle at home to Brechin Vics.

Meanwhile, Forfar Albion kick-off the new campaign on Saturday, August 6, with a league cup section B game away to Arbroath Vics.

Other teams in the Albion group are Montrose Roselea and Blairgowrie.

Other early season games are as follows:-

Saturday, August 6: D. J. Laing League Cup Group A - Coupar Angus v Kirrie Thistle.

Wednesday, August 10: D. J. Laing League Cup Group A - Kirrie Thistle v Forfar West End.

Saturday, August 13: D. J. Laing League Cup Group A - Forfar West End v Brechin Vics; D. J. Laing League Cup Group B - Blairgowrie v Forfar Albion.

Saturday, August 20: D. J. Laing League Cup Group A - Carnoustie v Kirrie Thistle; Forfar West End v Coupar Angus; D. J. Laing League Cup Group B - Forfar Albion v Montrose Roselea.

Saturday, August 27: East Super League - Bo’ness v Forfar West End; East North League - Kirrie Thistle v Forfar Albion.

Saturday, September 3: East Super League - Forfar West End v Musselburgh; East North League - Forfar Albion North End; Arbroath Vics v Kirrie Thistle.