Updated Sunday, 23rd November 2003
After weeks on the road we have the second of two games at Fir Park in four days. This time Dunfermline are the visitors for the fixture which had to be rearranged because of out contribution to the Scotland U19 squad a month ago.
They had a good result at the weekend with a Stevie Crawford double disposing of
Our home record against
The size of the crowd may be affected by the televised Champions League game from Parkhead. But those with an interest in the development of young Scottish talent will find their way to
Terry Butcher was pleased at the work rate on show against Livingstone and Steven Craig explained that the team regarded the result as two points lost rather than one gained. He carried on to state that, “In the last five or six weeks our confidence is high and we have an inner belief and now see ourselves as a top four team rather than a top six side.” They will have the opportunity to demonstrate their ambition on Tuesday when a win would put four points between the teams.
There are no reported injuries and it is expected that the usual suspects will start the game. Toastie had another twenty minutes on the park and he will no doubt have another run at some stage in the game.
Jimmy Calderwood’s sides are known for their cavalier attacking attitude, especially after they fall behind. Let’s hope that we score a couple and give them the chance to throw players into attack at every opportunity. It should be an entertaining spectacle.
David Clarkson’s superb strike against Livi will have him brimful of confidence and he can be expected to find the net. 2-0 for the ‘Well.