Falkirk trip holds no fears for us, says East Fife boss

The Fifers celebrate Jack Hamilton's goalThe Fifers celebrate Jack Hamilton's goal
The Fifers celebrate Jack Hamilton's goal
Darren Young insists his East Fife sided will travel to the home of the league favourites with absolutely nothing to fear on Saturday.

Falkirk might be fancied by many to lift the title come the end of the campaign, but they’ve hardly had things their own way against East Fife in recent encounters.

The Methil side will go there knowing their can compete, and the Bayview boss says they’ll be up for the battle.

Young said: “We’re looking forward to it.

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“They’re a big team, a big club who we had some good games against last year.

“We’re hoping we can put in those same levels of performance and cut out the wee mistakes.

“If we create as much as we have been this weekend, then we should have a good chance of getting the points.

“We’ll go there and will be confident and hopefully can cause them problems.”

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East Fife got their first point of the new season on Saturday when they drew 2-2 with Montrose at Bayview.

Frustratingly, Mo came back from two goals down, with their equaliser coming from another dubious penalty award.

“From our point of view, it’s another soft penalty but we never gave up at 2-2 and had another three or four chances,” added Young.

“Jack Hamilton hits the bar, there’s one cleared off the line, Liam Watt has one or two and Scott Agnew hits a free kick that’s going in the top bin and the goalie pulls off a worldie save.

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“We had more than enough chances, so it’s frustrating that we didn’t get the three points.

“Don’t get me wrong, we had to defend well and we did that at times.

“Kevin Smith and Jack Hamilton also combined really well and scored good goals.”

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