Arbroath boss Dick Campbell is facing a major selection headache for this afternoon’s Angus derby against Forfar at Gayfield with up to five first-team regulars missing out through injury or unavailability.
Raith Rovers swatted aside local rivals East Fife at Bayview – and Kevin Cuthbert reckons they’re not even into full stride yet.
Raith Rovers manager Barry Smith will deliver a simple message to his table-topping squad just before kick-off against Stranraer at Stair Park.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell may have spent more than two decades as a coach and manager but there will be no-one inside Gayfield this afternoon more excited than him as the League 1 campaign kicks off.
Dick Campbell hailed Arbroath’s togetherness and spirit as they extended their unbeaten run with a comprehensive victory over Stranraer.
Raith Rovers defender Jason Thomson netted for the third successive game in the 2-0 win over managerless Airdrieonians at Stark’s Park.
For Raith Rovers, there is only one main aim this season – to win promotion back to the Championship at the first time of asking.
After his side rattled in seven goals past a shell-shocked Airdrie last week, Arbroath boss Dick Campbell had an easy selection decision to make for tomorrow’s visit to East Fife.
Jim Weir’s time in charge of Forfar started with a Hampden draw which left visiting keeper Marc McCallum again wishing football games lasted 85 minutes.
Forfar take a lead into the second leg of the League One play-off final after a stunning second-half comeback.