Shielfield Park welcomes its first home game of 2019 on Saturday as in-form Danny Lennon and his Clyde side arrive for a 3pm Ladbrokes League Two fixture.

The game pits two teams with contrasting recent form against one another as Berwick will be looking for their first league victory since November.

Supporters of both sides will be hoping for an encounter like the recent clash in December between the sides, when a six goal thriller resulted in the spoils being shared.

Johnny Harvey has commented that he is looking for a reaction to the defeat at Cowdenbeath last weekend.

History

This will be the 36th league meeting between the sides in Berwick. Berwick currently have 11 wins to 14 of Clyde at Shielfield Park. A home goal on Saturday will be the 50th league goal against The Bully Wee in history in Berwick.

Berwick News

Harvey has advised that he is working extremely hard to bring new faces to the club during the January window. Some positive selection news is that Daryl Healy, Paul Willis and Sean Murphy have all resumed full training and will come into contention. Aiden Mcllduff  and Matthew Know also got some game time in a friendly on Tuesday so could be involved. Euan Valentine who joined today (Friday) on loan from Raith Rovers is also expected to be in the squad for the game.

Ouzy See has had a slight knock in his recovery and will be unavailable, but is expected to gradually continue his comeback in the coming weeks.
Declan O’Kane is out injured, Ross Brown is suspended and Chris Hamilton has returned to parent club Hearts.

Clyde FC News

Clyde arrive unbeaten in their last 9 league outings and this recent run has got them involved in the Ladbrokes League Two title race as things hot up.

David Goodwillie remains the main source of goals, with 9 league strikes to date in this campaign. He was the top scorer in the division last season with 25 goals.

Karim Belmokhtar is currently unavailable after failing to report for duty post Christmas.

Odds

Match sponsors have this as follows:

Berwick 7/1

Draw 18/5

Clyde 1/3

Admission

Usual league prices will apply for this fixture. £12 for adults and £8 for concessions.

We’d like to remind all supporters that we will be remembering fans and staff who passed away in 2018 with a time of applause prior to kick-off.
We’d like to thank Clyde and the match officials for their co-operation with this.

Sponsors

Match Sponsors  – AGF Plant, North Berwick

Ball Sponsors – Fork Truck Borders Instruction Ltd , Berwick upon Tweed

Man of Match Sponsors – JK Atletico (Edinburgh)

Information on our various sponsor packages are available here.

Officials

Barry Cook takes charge on Saturday. He will be assisted by John McCrossan and Steven Wilson.

We look forward to welcoming you all on Saturday and to a positive 2019. All supporters are welcome for drinks in the 1881 bar at the ground prior to the game and afterwards. Supporters will also be welcome at the Red Lion pub, located on Castlegate in Berwick, before or after the game. The pub are sponsors of Berwick Rangers TV (highlights of home games available) and will provide complimentary food to supporters when purchasing a drink.

Let’s start 2019 with a win! Enjoy the game.