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.
Montrose boss Stewart Petrie looking for return to form in Angus derby after below-par performance last week
Montrose boss Stewart Petrie is looking his players to be right “at it” in this afternoon’s Angus derby with Forfar after a below-par performance in defeat last week at Stenhousemuir.
Brechin boss Barry Smith is hoping Tuesday night’s late postponement of the game against Stranraer will work in his team’s favour as they face Montrose in a crunch Angus derby this afternoon.
Eight months after playing his last game, Scott Robertson could have been forgiven for hoping to be eased back in gently last week after agreeing to join Brechin.
The last time Montrose met Brechin in a league fixture it was away back on March 9, 2002, with City winning 2-0 at the Glebe.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell is looking for his team to extend their proud Angus derby record against Forfar this afternoon at Gayfield – and more importantly continue their dominance at the top of the League 1 table.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell keeping feet firmly planted on the ground despite being bracketed with mighty Liverpool
Arbroath’s profile has probably never been higher but boss Dick Campbell is determined to keep everyone grounded and fully focused on what is immediately in front of his team.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell admits he has a big selection headache for this afternoon’s derby with Forfar following last week’s convincing Irn-Bru Cup win over Annan.
Brechin boss Barry Smith will once again be down to the bare bones for this afternoon’s crunch clash at Airdrie.
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.