Elgin City's game called off due to dry pitch

Elgin City's home fixture against Cowdenbeath has been postponed thanks to 'continuous dry conditions' which have left a section of the pitch unplayable.

The club released a statement blaming “continuous dry conditions experienced in the local area over the summer” for the state of the grass, which was understood to have very little growth in some areas.

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The match referee called the game off less than an hour before kick-off.

Football pitch Pic: Michael Gillen