Forfar boss Jim Weir has bolstered his squad with the addition of former Scotland and Dundee United midfielder Scott Robertson.
Brechin boss Barry Smith will once again be down to the bare bones for this afternoon’s crunch clash at Airdrie.
Brechin manager Barry Smith is prepared to throw new signing Michael Miller into the mix if he needs to.
Forfar are the only team Brechin City have taken points off since Barry Smith took over.
Brechin manager Barry Smith is hoping that it will be third time lucky for his side at Stranraer’s Stair Park.
Brechin boss Barry Smith is hoping the core of experienced players he added in January will help negotiate a hectic schedule of five games in just 14 days and secure the points to pull them out of the League 1 drop zone.
Brechin should take heart from the last time they faced Raith Rovers as they head to Stark’s Park today.
Brechin boss Barry Smith admits that while he would like his players to start turning draws into wins, the most important thing is that they continue to pick up points.
Brechin manager Barry Smith had hoped that his side’s 1-0 win over Dumbarton a fortnight ago would herald a period of progress at Glebe Park.
Arbroath may be sitting top of League 1, 11 points ahead of nearest challengers Raith but Gayfield gaffer Dick Campbell is certainly not resting on his laurels ahead of today’s latest Angus derby with Brechin.