Highland League title bid is prime precedence for decided Brora Rangers boss Craig Campbell
The Cattachs’ supervisor watched his facet push Championship guests Caley Thistle all the way in which in a aggressive 1-0 defeat on the weekend.
Brora gained the GPH Builders Retailers Highland League Cup final time period, however completed 15 factors behind spectacular champions Fraserburgh in fourth spot within the league.
Craig Campbell is able to face the problem of delivering extra trophies at Brora Rangers – with the Highland League title topping the agenda.
Brora kick off their Highland League season away to Keith on July 23 and former Ross County and Elgin Metropolis ahead Campbell is decided to make sure his settled squad fireplace constantly good outcomes all season.
He stated: “I’m beneath no illusions. I’ve been instructed by the board we have to win trophies.
“We completed the season on a excessive by successful a trophy, however our league kind was not ok final season. We let ourselves down within the greater video games.
“I used to be new in administration and presumably didn’t arrange correctly – that’s one thing we’re engaged on for this season.
“I count on it is going to be one other actually aggressive season with Fraserburgh, Buckie Thistle, Brechin Metropolis all up there and all of a excessive commonplace.
“You wouldn’t rule out groups like Inverurie Locos and Formartine United, with their new supervisor (Stuart Anderson).
“You even have the brand new boys Banks o’ Dee and, with the best respect to Fort William (who have been relegated), they are going to be of a greater commonplace coming into the league.
“That’s what we would like and that’s what the pyramid system is for. You need the most effective groups within the league. It’s extra aggressive for everybody.”
Campbell’s facet went toe-to-toe with Inverness and solely a saved penalty from Mark Ridgers prevented them taking a draw from it.
The Dudgeon Park membership’s boss praised his gamers for exhibiting up effectively towards their full-time opponents.
He stated: “This was our first pleasant of pre-season and the boys have come again in good condition and that confirmed on Saturday.
“Our health ranges are superb, so we’re proud of that. We requested the boys to arrange with a form as a result of we have been dealing with a full-time crew.