GHA looking to make it two from two

GHA will look to make it two wins from two as they face Stewart’s Melville at Braidholm on Saturday.

The Southsiders will be looking to build on their fine 40-30 victory against Watsonians at Myreside last weekend.

However they will know it will be another tough test against a side that only missed out on promotion after losing a playoff against Edinburgh Academical last season.

GHA Head Coach Craig Sorbie is hoping they can turn Braidholm into a fortress having won just three home league games last season.

He said: “That was one of our targets at the start of the season. One of our goals when we are at home is to dictate what is going on on our own pitch.

“Looking to next week it is about making sure the boys are well prepared. We are not going to worry too much about other teams. We want to dictate the tempo of the game, where the play is and make it all about us.

“Make teams more concerned about playing us, than us playing them.”

Having played the team who finished third last season and followed by the team who finished second GHA couldn’t have wished for a tougher start to the season.

However after beating Watsonians last weekend victory against Stewart’s Melville on Saturday would put a marker down for the rest of the teams in the league.

Head Coach Craig Sorbie believes it would be massive boost to beat teams with the reputation of Watsonians and Stewart’s Melville.

He said: “We targeted Watsonians as one of our toughest games this season because they have a great coaching team and have good individuals right throughout the team.

“For us to win that game away from home is a massive boost and hopefully will give the boys a bit of confidence.

“We have a good squad of boys and they have bought into the pattern of play that we want to implement, which we know will be successful if we execute it well.

“To beat two teams of the reputation of Watsonians and Stewart’s Melville would be a great start. It is a long season and we don’t want to get ahead of ourselves. We are taking two or three games at a time, setting small targets as we go then reassess after that.  But it would be great to get a victory next weekend as well.”

Leave a Reply