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.
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.
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.
Forfar take a lead into the second leg of the League One play-off final after a stunning second-half comeback.
Forfar boss Jim Weir is hoping that the psychological boost of moving off the bottom of League One will see them continue their upturn in form against East Fife this afternoon.
Lewis Vaughan insists losing top spot will make no difference to Raith Rovers after they slipped behind Ayr United on goal difference despite a narrow win over East Fife.
East Fife boss Barry Smith is not one for making excuses.
Barry Smith has emphasised the importance of giving Raith Rovers’ long-suffering fans something to cheer for as they prepare to host Stranraer in their first home game of the League One campaign.