Weather permitting, Stirling Albion welcome promotion-chasing Forfar Athletic to Forthbank on Saturday as we seek our first home win of the season in League 1.
The cold weather has taken its toll on the pitch but Friday’s milder forecast will hopefully make a difference. Further updates will appear on the website and on Twitter @Stirling_Albion.
A pitch inspection is planned for 10.30am on Saturday.
Team news: New signing Kevin McKinlay is added to the squad after joining us this week on a deal until summer 2016 following his departure from Ayr United. Striker Lewis Coult misses out as he completes a two-match ban. Steven Doris, Graham Weir and Darren Lee Smith remain on the injury list and Dale Fulton has left the club.
Opponents: Dick Campbell’s team are just three points behind leaders Stranraer with a game in hand, having moved up to second place in the table with a 1-0 home win over Stenhousemuir last weekend. Their form at Station Park has been outstanding but they have picked up fewer points on their travels – with two wins, four draws and three defeats so far.
Past meetings: Sandy Cunningham came off the bench to score a double and earn us a 2-2 draw when the sides met at Forthbank in September after Forfar had led through goals from Omar Kader and Gavin Swankie. Forfar edged it 2-1 at Station Park last month thanks to a late header from substitute Martyn Fotheringham after Steven Doris had cancelled out Darren Dods’ opener.
Referee: Barry Cook
Admission: Adults £13, Seniors & Students £8, U17s £5, U12s FREE!
Magazine: Another chance to buy the January issue, priced £3
Lottery: Tickets on sale before the game. Jackpot is £2,750!
Club shop: Find us in the West Stand. Open before and after the game
Twitter: Updates will be available @Stirling_Albion
Charity: We have linked up with Start-Up Stirling and are gratefully accepting non-perishable foodstuffs and other essential items at Saturday’s game
Other League 1 fixtures: Airdrie v Stranraer, Brechin v Peterhead, Morton v Dunfermline, Stenhousemuir v Ayr United
Our next game: Stranraer v Stirling Albion – 31/01/15
Next game v Forfar: Station Park – 28/03/15