Forfar manager Jim Weir is adamant there is a lot more than local pride at stake when his side pitch up at Montrose.
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Forfar boss Jim Weir has received a double signing boost with Darren Whyte and Adam Eckersley pledging their immediate futures to the club.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell is looking for his team to extend their proud Angus derby record against Forfar this afternoon at Gayfield – and more importantly continue their dominance at the top of the League 1 table.
Forfar are out to end a dismal run against Angus neighbours Arbroath, with manager Jim Weir reckoning that his team will have an extra level of grit and determination to get the better of the Lichties.
Forfar manager Jim Weir is thrilled with his first two January signings – and hopes to make two more.
Like every other manager on League One, Jim Weir has a January transfer wish list.
Forfar are the only team Brechin City have taken points off since Barry Smith took over.
Forfar striker Dale Hilson has given fans a pre-Christmas present by signing a one-year contract extension.
Forfar are expecting today’s Angus derby to be just as tough as the one they narrowly lost seven days ago.
The fact that they would be the first League One club to beat Arbroath this season isn’t in Forfar manager Jim Weir’s thoughts ahead of today’s Angus derby.