No case for the defence to remain
Willie Harvey has hinted he may make changes to his defence for Saturday’s game with Ardeer.
Glencairn entertain the Ayrshire side on the back of five games without a win.
Glens have defended well this season, but have now shipped six goals in their last two games.
The gaffer described their defending in Saturday’s defeat at Irvine Victoria as “amateurish” and said it may be time to shake up the back line.
He said: “At the moment, we are losing stupid, stupid goals. The kind of goals no team should be losing.
“We’ve went from a team who do not lose goals to a team who look like conceding a goal every time we’re under a bit of pressure.
“It’s maybe time to shake the defence up a bit, just to bring a wee bit of freshness into the team.
“Myself, Rab ( Torrance) and Joe (Pryce) will discuss it this week.
“We had a wee heart to heart with the players after the Irvine game and hopefully they’ll get back to doing a good job.”
Ardeer currently sit 10th in the league, but are just a point behind the Glens having picked up three wins and a draw in their seven matches. However, they were beaten 3-0 at home by Shettleston at the weekend.
Willie expects Glens to face a similar challenge to the one they failed in Irvine.
Vics direct, pressing game proved too much for Glens, especially on the tight park.
But Willie is hopeful his players will be prepared to face whatever the opposition throw at them this week.
He said: “I watched Ardeer play Shettleston in the cup and they were very similar in the way they played (to Irvine Vics).
“The difference is, at Irvine you have a pitch that’s really tight, so that kind of game plan works.
“They pressed the ball and knocked it forward, and that was what was so annoying about his we defended.
“We will work on it over the week and deal with that. We won’t be losing goals like that again, I can assure you.”