Match Preview: Forfar Athletic vs Berwick Rangers – SPFL Ladbrokes League Two

Berwick travel to face Ladbrokes Scottish League Two table-toppers Forfar Athletic as John Coughlin’s men look to end a run of five consecutive draws and inflict only the third defeat on the hosts this season. It’s the ‘Gers first visit to Station Park since April 3, 2010 – a match which The Loons won 2-0 – […]

Coughlin: “There’s still a lot to iron out”

John Coughlin admitted he was pleased to leave Montrose with a draw on Saturday – but knows his ‘Gers side can perform much better. For the second away match in a row, Berwick kept a clean sheet to remain inside the play-off places and although the manager was pleased again with the defensive display, he […]

Notman: ‘We can’t be much worse!’

Steven Notman hopes not having a match this Saturday due to the international break can help refresh the team after a ‘lethargic’ performance against Edinburgh City. The ‘Gers came from a goal down to clinch victory at Meadowbank thanks to a brace from Jordyn Sheerin but Notman, who was involved in both goals – winning […]

Coughlin explains summer signing policy

John Coughlin has explained the reasons behind his summer signing policy, saying it was vital for him moving forward that he club has a nucleus of Edinburgh-based players. With the ‘Gers training at Haddington twice a week this season, the manager revealed that he encountered some problems during the latter half of last season with […]

Coughlin delighted at signing of sought-after Sheerin

Manager John Coughlin has revealed his delight at capturing Jordyn Sheerin after the striker negotiated his release from Livingston to sign on the dotted line for the ‘Gers. The former Musselburgh man, who has previously featured in Scottish League Two for East Stirlingshire, East Fife and Arbroath, cut short short his two-year stay at Livingston […]

Coughlin: “The club needs to be turned around”

John Coughlin has revealed that his ‘part-time’ role as manager simply couldn’t continue if he is to devote the time needed to successfully ‘turn the club around’. The 53-year-old penned a two-year full-time contract with the ‘Gers on Friday following an excellent run of late season form which saw his side record six clean sheets […]

Coughlin hails travelling ‘Gers support

John Coughlin heaped praise on the travelling ‘Gers support at East Stirlingshire on Saturday and admitted his disappointment that his side couldn’t come away from Ochilview with all three points. The ‘Gers had much the better of the game in the 0-0 draw – the team’s sixth clean sheet in seven matches – with Coughlin […]

Coughlin: ‘I don’t know where we’d be without Hibs duo’

John Coughlin has hailed the impact of on-loan Hibs duo Callum Crane and Jordan McGregor and hopes both clubs can continue to benefit from their close relationship. Both players have been pivotal in the ‘Gers’ excellent recent form, Crane turning in some fantastic performances on the left flank, while McGregor has added steel and physicality […]

Coughlin: ‘We need to be firing in attack too’

John Coughlin bemoaned not converting a superior amount of possession into clear cut chances against Annan Athletic on Saturday as the ‘Gers made it 11 consecutive games without a win at Galabank. Matty Flynn’s 83rd minute strike was enough to separate the sides in a closely fought affair, with Coughlin calling it a ‘carbon copy’ […]

Fairbairn: ‘We’ve got an identity now’

Club captain Jonny Fairbairn believes the ‘Gers now have an identity under John Coughlin and says that the whole squad has really bought into the manager’s ideology. The ‘Gers are currently enjoying their best run of the season – unbeaten in the last five games with three wins and two draws – and have lifted […]