Forfar skipper Stuart Malcolm insists that while his side are set to play a Welsh team for the first time in a competitive fixture, it will be anything but a step into the unknown.
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Dunfermline defender Lee Ashcroft admits he celebrated last weekend’s clean sheet like a striker would celebrate a goal.
Craig Harrison, the boss of Welsh side The New Saints, has shown just how seriously he is taking Saturday’s Irn-Bru Cup clash at Forfar with the manager recently travelling to Scotland on a spying mission to see the Loons in action.
Dundee United’s last 16 IRN-BRU Cup tie at Stranraer will take place on Saturday October 8, with a 2pm kick-off. Dunfermline Athletic host Queen’s Park on the same day and Forfar play Welsh side The New Saints. They are both 3pm kick-offs.
Chairman Alastair Donald is thrilled that Forfar Athletic will experience a club first when Welsh Premier League champions The New Saints arrive at Station Park in the IRN-BRU Cup.
Dundee United avoided a trip to Ireland in the IRN-BRU Cup fourth round draw…..but only just.
East Fife assistant Dougie Anderson admitted he couldn’t legislate for the individual errors which are costing the club dearly.
Dunfermline powered their way into the fourth round of the Irn-Bru Cup with a five-goal romp at Brechin, leaving manager Allan Johnston a satisfied man.
Forfar Athletic manager Gary Bollan reckons the display his side put in to dump Championship Raith Rovers out of the Irn-Bru Cup will help push his league leaders even further in the promotion push this year.
East Fife head to Clackmannanshire today to face an Alloa side that are out to create a new club record of 10 consecutive wins.