Brechin City F.C.

Brechin City Football Club is a Scottish football club based in the town[note 1] of Brechin in Angus. The club was founded in 1906 by players and officials of two local clubs, Brechin Harp and Brechin Hearts. The club currently competes in the Highland Football League after successive relegations from the Championship in 2018, League One in 2019 and League Two via the play-off in 2021 after a 3–1 aggregate defeat by Kelty Hearts.

Brechin City
Full nameBrechin City Football Club
Nickname(s)'The City'
Founded1906; 115 years ago (1906)
GroundGlebe Park, Brechin
Capacity4,123 (1,519 seated)
ChairmanKevin Mackie
ManagerAndy Kirk
LeagueHighland League
2020–21Scottish League Two, 10th of 10 (relegated via play-offs)
WebsiteClub website

The club's highest achievements include winning the third tier of Scottish football three times, the last coming in 2004–05 as champions of the Second Division. The club has also reached the final of the Scottish Challenge Cup, losing 2–0 to Queen of the South in 2002. Brechin's home ground is Glebe Park with the capacity to seat around 1,500 spectators in its capacity of 4,123.[1] The ground opened in 1919. As of June 2021 they are managed by ex-Hearts Women First Team Manager Andy Kirk.


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