Spartans v East Stirlingshire

19 November 2010 04:14
Spartans' David Etale misses the Scottish Cup tie with a thigh strain while Jonathan Seeley, Chris Smith and Scott Livingstone are rated as doubts.Stewart Fowlie will replace the suspended Dean Hoskins and youngsters Andrew Sinclair, Jordon Finnie and Liam Andrews have been added to the squad. [LNB]Shire will be without injured duo Craig Donaldson and Derek Ure. [LNB]Midfielder Charlie Grant, who has signed a short-term deal after leaving Dundee, is available. [LNB][LNB]Spartans manager Mike Lawson: "Training has been really high tempo this week and despite a few set backs we are raring to go. [LNB]"We are missing a bit of experience but we will give it our best shot." [LNB]East Stirlingshire manager Jim McInally: "We know all about the cup runs Spartans have had in the past and that alone means that we need to respect them as opponents. [LNB]"They are probably favourites for this game and that suits us as we like to be underdogs. Forres were favourites in the last round and we coped with that as but we have to produce better form than we have been showing if we are to win."

Source: BBC_Sport