Brechin’s miserable start to the Championship season continued on Saturday with fellow part-timers Dumbarton winning at Glebe Park.
Dunfermline defener Lee Ashcroft is convinced Kallum Higginbotham’s red card cost the Pars a long-awaited triumph over the Bairns – but the defender has accepted his team-mate’s dressing-room apology.
Scoring the first goal could be the key to turning Brechin City’s fortunes around, according to manager Darren Dods.
Dunfermline skipper Callum Morris knows a derby win over Falkirk this afternoon could also help keep his World Cup dream alive.
Dunfermline winger Joe Cardle will be spurred on by last year’s frustrations as he bids to recapture his sparkling early-season form.
The Championship table might not show it, but Darren Dods is convinced that his Brechin City team are on the up.
It was a case of what might have been once again for Brechin manager Darren Dods, as his men had plenty of pressure and chances against Queen of the South only to lose to a solitary goal.
Dunfermline winger Fraser Aird put in a man-of-the-match performance helping his side to a comfortable victory at East End Park on Saturday afternoon.
Ryan Williamson has lavished praise on the influence of Callum Morris as he aims to follow the Dunfermline captain's lead by claiming full international recognition.
Brechin boss Darren Dods has resigned himself to being without central defender Ryan McGeever for up to six weeks.