Stenhousemuir open the doors to Ochilview for the first time in 2023 as we welcome Stranraer to FK5.

Gary Naysmith takes charge of his team for the first time as he looks to claim The Warriors first 3 league points since the away win in Bonnyrigg back in October.

Stranraer is also a ‘bogey’ side of Stenhousemuir, with only one victory in the previous ten encounters, which came at Ochilview at the start of the season.

Although the website haven’t had the chance to chat to Gary yet, Naysmith told the Falkirk Herald: “You have to set short-term targets when you consider the club’s current position. I find myself in charge of the team because something previously has clearly gone wrong, and I need to fix that quickly. We need to work towards getting towards that top end of the table but first and foremost we have to stop shipping so many goals.

“That is the immediate aim and we want to win a couple of games on the bounce to build up some sort of momentum. I have watched every goal the team has conceded in the league and some of them have certainly come from errors and they could have been avoided. There are seven or eight reasons why the team are losing goals, it doesn’t just come from defending at the back, it starts from the front.

“We have a good group here but I do want to add a few over the coming weeks to help us out. Collectively we need to be better and I include everyone in that. If we keep conceding so many goals we won’t get anywhere.”

Ross Philp played his last game for the club last week and he has now returned to Kelty Hearts.

Sean Crighton remains the only absentee.

 

 

MATCHDAY INFORMATION


Kick-off: 3pm

Match Entry: You can pay at the gate at Ochilview using cash. If you need to pay by card, you should purchase your ticket online here.

  • Adults: £14.00
  • Concessions: £9.00
  • Child: £5.00

Getting Here: Click here for details of how to get to Ochilview by car or train.

Ochilview Guide: Click here for your one stop shop for all info that you’ll need for a trip to Ochilview

Referee: Duncan Williams

Assistants: Graeme Leslie & Gordon McCabe

 

LEAGUE INFORMATION


Annan Athletic vs Forfar Athletic

Bonnyrigg Rose vs Albion Rovers

Dumbarton vs Stirling Albion

Elgin City vs East Fife

Stenhousemuir vs Stranraer

 

2022/23 League Table

PosClubPWDLFAGDPts
119124332181440
218113439211836
3208573533229
4217683434027
5217593034-426
6217593139-826
7207492227-525
8206683338-524
9206592626023
101955102335-1220