Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret An icon of a block arrow pointing to the right. Email An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of the Facebook "f" mark. Google An icon of the Google "G" mark. Linked In An icon of the Linked In "in" mark. Logout An icon representing logout. Profile An icon that resembles human head and shoulders. Telephone An icon of a traditional telephone receiver. Tick An icon of a tick mark. Is Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes. Is Not Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes with a diagonal line through it. Pause Icon A two-lined pause icon for stopping interactions. Quote Mark A opening quote mark. Quote Mark A closing quote mark. Arrow An icon of an arrow. Folder An icon of a paper folder. Breaking An icon of an exclamation mark on a circular background. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Caret An icon of a caret arrow. Clock An icon of a clock face. Close An icon of the an X shape. Close Icon An icon used to represent where to interact to collapse or dismiss a component Comment An icon of a speech bubble. Comments An icon of a speech bubble, denoting user comments. Ellipsis An icon of 3 horizontal dots. Envelope An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of a facebook f logo. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Home An icon of a house. Instagram An icon of the Instagram logo. LinkedIn An icon of the LinkedIn logo. Magnifying Glass An icon of a magnifying glass. Search Icon A magnifying glass icon that is used to represent the function of searching. Menu An icon of 3 horizontal lines. Hamburger Menu Icon An icon used to represent a collapsed menu. Next An icon of an arrow pointing to the right. Notice An explanation mark centred inside a circle. Previous An icon of an arrow pointing to the left. Rating An icon of a star. Tag An icon of a tag. Twitter An icon of the Twitter logo. Video Camera An icon of a video camera shape. Speech Bubble Icon A icon displaying a speech bubble WhatsApp An icon of the WhatsApp logo. Information An icon of an information logo. Plus A mathematical 'plus' symbol. Duration An icon indicating Time. Success Tick An icon of a green tick. Success Tick Timeout An icon of a greyed out success tick. Loading Spinner An icon of a loading spinner.

Cowdenbeath boss Gary Bollan calls on players to maintain fine home form

Gary Bollan.
Gary Bollan.

Cowdenbeath manager Gary Bollan is looking for his side to maintain their impressive form at Central Park when Albion Rovers come calling.

The Blue Brazil dug themselves deeper into third place last weekend with a 3-1 home success over Annan.

Bollan wants to see the same attacking verve against the Coatbridge side.

He said: “We have put together a really good run at home.

“We are in a good rhythm at Central Park, having won eight of our 10 games there and we will look to keep that going.

“We are carrying more of a goal threat than we did earlier in the season and that is good news ahead of facing Albion Rovers. Our games against them are always difficult and this one will be no different as they will be hurt after losing at home to Stirling last Saturday.”

“They will see this game as a chance to bounce back so we have to be on our guard.”

Bollan added: “We put on a really good first-half display against Annan and scored three good goals. The second half was a bit different as we had something to hold on to but the way we attacked in the opening 45 minutes was terrific and showed the threat that we possess.”

The manager has a selection dilemma of the right kind to solve before kick-off, saying: “I had to change the team I had picked for Annan due to illness with Craig Barr, Chris Hamilton and Graham Taylor dropping out and the boys that came in did terrifically well. Craig, Chris and Graham are all back so I have decisions to make.

“If we can win then we keep ourselves tucked in behind the top two and open up a bigger gap on at a team that sits below us. I am not going to say that we are going to do this or do that but the more games we win the better our season will be.”

Connor Smith’s loan period from Hearts has ended and the midfielder has returned to Tynecastle with Kris Renton remaining out with a cheekbone injury.

Already a subscriber? Sign in

[[title]]

[[text]]