Brechin boss Ray McKinnon heaped praise on his side after they demolished Stirling Albion at Forthbank to move to within a point of the League One summit.
East Fife boss Willie Aitchison was left scratching his head by his side’s poor showing in their home defeat by Ayr.
Brechin crashed out of the Petrofac Training Cup after being well beaten at home by League One rivals Peterhead.
Brechin City manager Ray McKinnon has begun to ring the changes at Glebe Park after a 3-1 defeat from Stenhousemuir brought the curtain down on what has been a disappointing season for the club.
Gary Naysmith’s side gelled well in a 2-1 win over Forfar Athletic on Saturday with nine players handed their first competitive start.
Willie Aitchison said the most pleasing aspect of East Fife’s well-deserved 1-0 win over Airdrie was his side’s clean sheet.
Led by the best player on the park player-manager Paul Sheerin it was difficult to appreciate that Arbroath shoulder the rest of the league.
Paul Sheerin says his side desperately need a morale-boosting win to turn their season around.
East Fife boss Gary Naysmith claimed fresh faces are needed after watching his side slump to defeat in their last match of 2013.
Forfar, the only side to beat Rangers so far this season, found last night’s SPFL League One clash at Ibrox a very different experience as the ruthless hosts took their revenge.