Buckie’s Sam Pugh relishing the take a look at of going through Aberdeen
The Jags face the Dons at Victoria Park at this time (3pm kick-off) for supervisor Graeme Stewart’s testimonial.
This sport is Aberdeen’s solely fixture earlier than they fly to Spain subsequent week for a coaching camp and because of this it’s anticipated supervisor Jim Goodwin will subject a robust crew towards Buckie.
Buckie Thistle’s Sam Pugh is wanting ahead to testing himself towards Aberdeen.
Thistle midfielder Pugh is wanting ahead to pitting his wits towards high flight opposition.
He mentioned: “It’s all the time expertise attending to play towards a full-time facet.
“We’re practical, we all know it’ll be troublesome. They’re within the high tier of Scottish soccer, so we all know they’ll be an actual take a look at.
“It’s our first sport of the brand new season, so we’ve received to get pleasure from it.
“If we make it troublesome for them and keep within the sport I’m certain we’ll get pleasure from it as a lot as we are able to.”
Buckie loved season final time period, however completed with out silverware.
They ended up three factors behind Breedon Highland League champions Fraserburgh and misplaced to Brora Rangers within the remaining of the GPH Builders Retailers Highland League Cup.
Pugh is happy to be again in motion and can be wanting ahead to enjoying alongside summer season signings Tom MacLennan, Cohen Ramsay, Joe McCabe, Ryan Fyffe and Balint Demus.
He added: “I’m delighted to be again. Though final yr was a robust yr, we ended up empty-handed.
“So it was good to return and get again after it once more. We’ve additionally received some new faces which is sweet to see.”
Pugh can be happy to see his supervisor being honoured with a testimonial.
As a participant and supervisor Stewart has spent 14 years with Buckie and helped the Moray membership win three Highland League titles.