Peterhead V Airdrieonians at Balmoor Stadium : Match Preview

18 March 2016 04:34
Peterhead V Airdrieonians - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.

Groin problem rules Peterhead forward Ally Gilchrist out of Airdrie clash

Promotion-chasing Peterhead will be without Ally Gilchrist for Saturday's League One visit of Airdrie.

Forward Gilchrist is absent with a groin injury - while Jamie Stevenson may also be missing for Jim McInally's second-placed side.

The Blue Toon are unbeaten in 18 matches but McInally is more interested in performances than he is in records.

"I would rather we went out and played attacking football which sees us win one game in every two as opposed to drawing two. Records can be misleading and should not dictate what you do in a game," he said.

"The last time we played Airdrie we won 4-3 and another display like that would be great."

The Diamonds will be missing on-loan Motherwell striker Dylan Mackin through illness, with former Peterhead man David Cox struggling with an ankle injury.

Acting head coach Danny Lennon said: "This was my first week of working with the players and I have enjoyed it. We are getting to the stage of the season where prizes are given out and Airdrie are still in play-off contention.

"Three or four other clubs are also after the one spot that is still available and it would be a great boost to our hopes if we could get something from this game against a good Peterhead side."

Source: PAR