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    Friday, November 13, 2015 5:34:27 PM

    Derby matches always bring that little bit of extra interest to a league game. In derbies, current form doesn’t mean too much going into the game. It’s all about who really wants it most on the day. We have been talking this week about our last game with Falkirk this week. Being a part-time team in a full-time league puts us at a disadvantage, but we can rise above that and surprise people. I feel that one of our strengths this season, with the exception of only a couple of games, has been our fighting spirit and our unity as a group. We have been competing at a level that has had many games in the balance, but unfortunately more often than nor this season, we have finished on the wrong side of the line in terms of earning a positive result. In the last Falkirk game, we created some great chances in the first half, but didn’t take them. Falkirk were awarded a penalty in the second half and we had a man sent off. However, our team did not bend or break and we kept fighting for a positive result. Eddie Ferns won a corner for us in the last moments and Colin Hamilton scored the equalizer with the last kick of the ball. Our focus is on believing that if we stick to the game plan, do our jobs to the best of our ability, then we can earn points in this league. At Ibrox last week, we defended well for long spells in the game and created two great chances to score. Despite the scoreline, against a team who are on a different planet to us in terms of resources, there were plenty of positives to take from the game. Unfortunately, I won’t have the same starting XI against Falkirk, due to injury and suspension. Michael Duffy is also away on international duty. However, this is a great opportunity for the other players in the squad who have been doing ever so well in training to show what they can do in the team. Nothing would give me more pleasure than a strong performance and a positive result on Saturday for our fans. Our club is the small fish in the big pond, but it would be tremendous to create some waves on Saturday and give our fans some bragging rights. Rest assured, we will be doing all we can to make that happen. Michael Hardie, has joined the club from Rossvale Juniors, he will be signed by us as an amateur till the opening of the next transfer window and can join the squad for tomorrow’s game at Falkirk.

    Danny Lennon
    Michael Hardie added to squad for Falkirk

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