THE competitive season in local junior football cirles gets underway this week, with the opening section fixtures in the D. J. Laing League Cup.

Brechin Vics are contesting Group A, against Carnoustie, Forfar West End, Kirrie Thistle and Coupar Angus.

The opening fixture on Wednesday sees Brechin Vics travel to take on Kirrie Thistle Social Club (kick-off 7 pm).

On Saturday, Brechin Vics play host to Carnoustie (kick-off 2.30 pm).