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Arbroath vs Elgin City – Match Preview




Arbroath vs Elgin City – Match Preview

Betfred Cup – Group D – Game 4 – Season 2020 / 2021

Saturday 14th November 2020, Gayfield Park, Arbroath, 3.00pm kick off

Arbroath return to action today as we welcome Elgin City to Gayfield.

The Ladbrokes League 2 side are full of familiar faces with former striker Kane Hester and assistant Manager Keith Gibson who won the 3rd Division with the Lichties.

The sides met last season in the exact same fixture with a Steven Doris goal in the 92nd minute giving the Lichties an opening day win in the Betfred Cup.

With both teams sitting on 6 points, and Ross County expected to defeat Stirling Albion in Dingwall a win for either team tomorrow would see them secure 2nd place in the group.
However for either team to realistically finish as one of the 4 best runner ups, a good scoreline would be needed.

Arbroath should be have a full team to pick from as they look to taken the momentum from last week’s second half against Queen of the South.

We hope you will get right behind the team from your living rooms!

C’mon the Lichties!

Elgin City – (including summer arrivals)

Manager – Gavin Price
Assistant Manager – Keith Gibson

Goalkeepers

Oliver Kelly
Thomas McHale

Defenders

Stephen Bronsky
Matthew Cooper
Darryl McHardy
Euan Spark
David Wilson

Midfielders

Brian Cameron
Russell Dingwall
Rory MacEwan
Charlie Hay
Angus Mailer (Stirling University)
Conor O’Keefe
Jake Thomson
Aidan Sopel

Strikers

Kane Hester
Owen Loveland
Joel MacBeath (Ross County)
Smart Osadolor
Josh Peters (Stirling Albion)

Borough Brigg Departures

Ashley Ballam – Strathspey Thistle
Liam McDade – Strathspey Thistle, loan made permanent
Andy McDonald – St. Cadocs
James McGowan – Troon
Rabin Omar – Greenock Morton
Lee Scott – Keith
Shane Sutherland – Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Ross Graham – Dundee United, end of loan
Daniel Mackay – Inverness Caledonian Thistle, end of loan
Archie Macphee – Formartine United, end of loan

Arbroath vs Elgin City – Head to Head

Arbroath 2 – 1 Elgin City – Betfred Cup – Group C – Game 1 – Season 2019 / 2020
Saturday 13th July 2019, Gayfield Park, Arbroath
Goals – Kader 44, Doris 90+2 – Sutherland 29

Arbroath 2 – 0 Elgin City – Betfred Cup – Group A – Game 3 – Season 2018 / 2019
Saturday 21st July 2018, Gayfield Park, Arbroath, 3.00pm kick off
Goals – Hamilton 52, O’Brien 82

Elgin City 1 – 1 Arbroath – Match Report – Irn-Bru Cup – Round 1 – Season 2018 / 2019
Wednesday 15th August 2018, Borough Briggs, Elgin, 7.45pm kick off
Goal – McHardy 83 – O’Brien 57 (Arbroath won 7-6 on penalties)

Suspensions;

Neither team have any players suspended.

Officials;
Referee – Steven McLean
Assistant Referee 1 – Drew Kirkland
Assistant Referee 2 – Jordan Cousland

How to watch all the action;

The game will be streamed live on Arbroath FC TV from 3pm

A reminder that this match is available for £10 to all supporters over 18 (this age is down to a legal reason) You can sign up here; https://arbroathfc.tv/

Matchday Programme

Our matchday programme producers, JJ Sports Promotions Ltd have produced a physical programme for tomorrow’s game.

Copies of this programme can be purchased for £2 each plus £2 postage and packing, by emailing: terrybrumpton@yahoo.co.uk. It will be full colour and packed with great content and photography, but hurry because there is a limited print run

C’mon the Lichties!

References; http://nareystoepoker.blogspot.com/p/on-this-page-aim-is-to-cover-every_1.html


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