Cove Rangers: Iain Vigurs pleased to tackle calls for of recent boss Jim McIntyre
Vigurs is within the latter phases of his profession and lately has transitioned into being a deeper-lying midfielder, somewhat than the winger he was in his youthful days.
He recurrently joked final season about having others to do his working in the course of the park, however he accepts he might not get that luxurious underneath Jim McIntyre.
Iain Vigurs has no qualms about adjusting to a extra demanding type of play at Cove Rangers – even when it means extra working for himself.
Vigurs performed alongside Blair Xmas and Connor Scully within the Cove midfield final season, each gamers who’ve the vitality ranges to rise up and down the park.
New supervisor McIntyre most well-liked a 4-4-2 system at Ross County and Vigurs performed in the course of that system within the second half of the pleasant in opposition to Gala Fairydean, scoring Cove’s fourth objective.
“He desires a high-intensity, high-press and we’re attempting to do this,” stated Vigurs. “The easiest way to implement it’s within the pre-season video games and get miles within the legs for the boys.
“It’s going to imply extra working for myself – I’m by no means one to welcome that – but when it must be performed then you need to go together with how the gaffer desires to play. Everybody has to maneuver in the identical course.
“It’s ways in which I’ve performed many a time, however each supervisor has a unique outlook. You simply want to vary with that.
“It’s no totally different to how I’ve performed again within the day, however I used to be youthful then and had extra legs. We’ve acquired a match workforce and with every sport we have now we’ll get fitter and higher.”
There’s nonetheless a urgent want for Cove so as to add to their squad earlier than the season begins. Their first aggressive sport is within the Premier Sports activities Cup in opposition to Albion Rovers on July 12 earlier than their Championship opener in opposition to Raith Rovers on July 30.
Up to now their solely addition has been striker Gerry McDonagh, who joined final week on a one-year deal after leaving English Nationwide League facet Halifax City.
He was unavailable for the Gala sport as his worldwide clearance had not come by.
Vigurs stated: “We had just a few our bodies on the bench on Saturday, however to compete within the Championship, we’d like three or 4 extra our bodies to enrich the squad we’ve acquired already.
“We’ve had a few periods with Gerry. He’s an enormous lad and we all know what we’re going to get from him.
“He’s robust, he’s a goal man and he’ll maintain it up for us. We’re excited to see what he can do.”