Ross County and Linlithgow best friends ready to become cup enemies
“Hopefully it will be a good match on Saturday, I’m really looking forward to it.”Linlithgow Rose made it to the fifth round of the competition with after seeing off Forfar Athletic in the previous stage.“I never thought I would get this far,” Leiper said. “It’s the last 16 of the Scottish Cup, and you have to pinch yourself, playing against a Premiership club. “It will be good to match up against him, marking him at corners. It will be an interesting battle.” Best of friends Scott Boyd and Colin Leiper are ready to become best of rivals as Ross County and Linlithgow Rose clash this weekend.The two sides will face each other in the Scottish Cup fifth round on Saturday, with close friends Boyd and Leiper coming up against each other.“We’ve known each other for years, went to school together, went on lads holidays, he’s been at my wedding, he’s been at my wedding, so it’s a bit strange coming up against him,” explained Boyd.“He’s been messaging me, he’s hoping to come up here and get a kick at me.