Montrose V East Stirling at Links Park Stadium - Match Preview

Montrose V East Stirling - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.Duo missing for Montrose Montrose will be without Paul Watson and Stephen Day when East Stirling visit Links Park.Watson has a wrist injury and Day is nursing a broken ankle, while Stephen Robb announced his retirement from football this week so he obviously will not be involved at the weekend.Leighton McIntosh misses out again with a knee injury but the Gable Endies have signed veteran defender Marvin Andrews on a permanent deal after he impressed while on trial."We played well in spells last weekend but found ourselves two goals down to the league leaders Arbroath, but we fought back for a draw," said Montrose manager George Shields

"Hopefully the spirit in the squad will help us get the three points this time."The Shire will be without the suspended Steven Brisbane while Nathan Shepherd (knee) and Max Wright (hamstring) are absent due to injury

On-loan Celt Luke Donnelly is also a major injury doubt.Head coach Craig Tully, who is hoping to use trialists in defence and attack, is looking to halt a four-game losing runHe said: "We had a decent run at the start of December but we have slipped back since then, which is disappointing

We lost heavily to Montrose at the start of the season and we then beat them well in our best display of the season so we have nothing to fear."

Source : PA

Source: PA