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Forres Mechanics pie named best in Scottish football

Ronnie Murdoch with Forres Mechanics player Scott Moore
The Forres pie win was hailed as a great honour

Highland League club Forres Mechanics have won the title for the best pie in Scottish football.

The club's pies are made by Murdoch Brothers in the town.

A total of 48 football club pies were entered into the competition, which is supported by Scottish Bakers and the Scottish Federation of Meat Traders.

The entrants represented clubs at all levels of Scottish football. St Mirren, Celtic, Falkirk and Fraserburgh received gold awards.

James Anderson, of Forres Mechanics, said: "Our fans love to enjoy a pie at a match and we are delighted to hear that ours is the best in the land."

Ronnie Murdoch, speaking on behalf of Murdoch Brothers, said the award was a "huge honour".

"We take huge pride in all of our products, so to receive this recognition for our Forres football pie is the highest praise as we have been judged by peers as well as fans," he said.

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