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    Looking Ahead 

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 5:58:24 PM

    Manager Danny Lennon, the coaches, players and directors at the club would like to thank all our fans for their support they have given to the club throughout the season, helping make a positive contribution and help us achieve our success in the Championship Play Off games, culminating in the euphoria on Sunday when we achieved our aim of staying in the Championship next season for a historic third year in a row. The Wasps battled back from 3-1 down after the first leg of the Championship final against Forfar Athletic to win 3-0 at the Indodrill Stadium on Sunday. It is a great achievement for everyone at the club but now I have had to start looking ahead to another exciting and difficult challenge as we look ahead to next season.

    I made a conscious decision not to look at any budgets or wages until we knew where we were going to be playing next season, but now I have started on the rebuilding for next season, having to release players who have been great servants to the club and also to look to bring in fresh faces for the development and progression, trying to improve in what has been a terrific group of players. Daryll Meggatt will now move to Dundee, ending his playing career with “The Wasps”, scoring the vital winning goal on Sunday along with his saving last ditch tackle which was equally as important, we wish him well. David Ferguson returns to Motherwell after his short period on loan. Michael Chopra, who scored the important opening goal on Sunday will now return for his second spell in the Indian Super League but has not ruled out a possibility of a return next January, he has been fantastic. However the most difficult decision is letting players go, at this stage I have still some players to speak to due to holidays, but leaving the club will be Adam Asghar, John Gibson, Craig McDowall, Stephen Simmons, Greig Spence & Jonathan Tiffoney.  

    Today I signed 23 year old defender, Colin Hamilton from Brechin City, however I will be looking to add further to the squad, but I think it is important to tie up the core of quality players we already have at the football club, who have achieved great things together and so that is something that will take priority. Colin Hamilton is a talented lad who I have admired for a long time. He can play in a number of positions, but he predominantly plays at left back. I was determined not to let him slip away because I knew that there was a lot of interest in him so we're delighted to have him on board.

    Danny Lennon

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