Forres Mechanics may be smiles higher subsequent season, insists striker Lee Fraser
The 29-year-old and his team-mate twin, defender Graham, loved a testimonial match towards League 2 Elgin Metropolis on Friday.
It was a celebration of 12 years of service to the Moray aspect, with greater than 750 appearances between the likable brothers.
Forres Mechanics ahead Lee Fraser reckons an satisfying altering room can result in higher days for the Highland League membership.
The boss who signed them – Charlie Rowley – stood down final November, together with his substitute Gordon Connelly resigning after a brief spell as a result of a change in private circumstances.
From the New 12 months, the gamers have been led by present supervisor Steven MacDonald and the turbulent time period ended with a Twelfth-placed league end.
MacDonald is utilizing pre-season successfully together with his gamers, and striker Fraser defined how, after signing a brand new two-year take care of his brother in April, they’re having fun with nonetheless turning out for the Can-Cans.
He stated: “We have been a wee bit in limbo come the top of the season, however we nonetheless had the testimonial to stay up for and we signed for one more two years at Forres. We are going to see how that goes.
“There’s a good bunch of boys right here. There are loads of new boys in comparison with what we’ve been used to over time, however we are going to quickly begin gelling the extra we play.
“It’s all the time a superb snicker, which is required in a soccer membership. I’m nonetheless having fun with it and I simply hope it’s a greater season than final season. That wasn’t nice and we need to push on.
“The supervisor is attempting to get us to play a sure method and has been going over the techniques with us, so hopefully we are going to quickly get going.”
The Frasers, who’ve a league title and a North of Scotland Cup medal apiece from their time at Forres, have been thrilled to see followers prove in first rate numbers for them on Friday.
A fast begin from Elgin noticed them race right into a 2-0 lead earlier than Brian Cameron blazed a Fifteenth-minute spot-kick excessive.
After that, Forres matched their opponents effectively with out having chunk in assault and Josh Peters added a 3rd purpose for Elgin within the second half.
Fraser admits the lead-up to the sport threw up surprising nerves.