Raith boss John McGlynn has made another summer signing with the addition of the versatile Michael Miller.
Brechin City striker Dene Shields is to get a scan on his injured knee.
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.
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.
Forfar are the only team Brechin City have taken points off since Barry Smith took over.
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.
Sean Dillon is edging close to his 36th birthday but Montrose manager Stewart Petrie believes there is “plenty of football left in him”.
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.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell has confirmed that talismanic front man Bobby Linn will not play again this season.