Gavin Worth hails key summer season signing of ex-Fraserburgh defender Owen Cairns
The 23-year-old former Ross County participant, who was at Peterhead for a spell final season, was on account of make his official debut towards the Blue Toon on Sunday within the Borough Briggs match, however a late calf difficulty dominated him out.
Worth, whose aspect received 2-0 within the closing, is trying ahead to working with the participant.
Elgin Metropolis supervisor Gavin Worth reckons full-back Owen Cairns will carry very important qualities to his defence after signing on a two-year deal from Highland League winners Fraserburgh.
He stated: “Owen is a extremely constructive man and actually match and aggressive. He can cowl a few positions, together with full-back, which is a place we wanted cowl in throughout the again 4.
“Owen additionally has perspective, so he can be one to have within the dressing room.”
Elgin defeated Fraserburgh 2-0 on Saturday then Peterhead 2-0 on Sunday to win their pre-season competitors, which additionally concerned Inverurie Locos, because the membership celebrates 100 years of enjoying at Borough Briggs.
Worth, who additionally added Jeanfield Swifts defender Jake Dolzanski and former ICT midfielder Kenny MacInnes to his ranks, continues to be planning to bolster his pool within the coming weeks.
He stated: “I’ve nonetheless acquired a variety of work to do. I’ve informed the gamers that, though there may be already competitors for locations, there isn’t any doubt there can be one other two or three gamers so as to add to the squad.
“We’d like that competitors on the membership. Some gamers want to take care of what they’ve been doing. Within the first-team, we’ve got good competitors in sure areas of the park, however we nonetheless want so as to add.”
On Friday evening, Elgin make the quick journey alongside the A6 to face Forres Mechanics in a testimonial match for the hosts’ long-serving twins Graham and Lee Fraser.
Worth is delighted to have his staff play their half in honouring the long-serving brothers, whose affiliation with Forres started 12 years in the past.
He stated: “We’re actually joyful to be concerned within the recreation. The Frasers have given the Forres nice service all through their careers.
“It’s all we’ve got deliberate for the weekend after a busy schedule. After Friday’s recreation, the gamers can have a little bit of time to themselves over the weekend, so the Forres testimonial works out nicely when it comes to our planning.”
The Mosset Park match comes simply three days after Metropolis stored their faultless pre-season run going with a 5-0 victory at Keith because of Kane Hester, Rory MacEwan, Darryl McHardy, Josh Peters and Russell Dingwall targets.