An update from our Manager

First of all, let me welcome tomorrow’s opponents, Coldstream Football Club, to New Countess Park for tomorrow’s match and in particular, ex- Dunbar United fan favourite, Kieran Ingram.

What a difficult match we encountered at Coldstream earlier in the season and I anticipate the same again. I know the Coldstream Manager, Kieran Ainslie, very well from our playing days and I wish him and Coldstream the best of luck for the rest of the season; after tomorrow’s final whistle of course. 

I would also like to extend a warm welcome to all the Groundhopper supporters who are joining us for tomorrow’s game. It’s great to see a pastime which originated in the late 80s still going strong today.

I am delighted our league, and particularly our club, can accommodate these types of days which provide opportunities for football fans to expand their football experience.

I hope you enjoy our facilities at New Countess Park and that between Coldstream and ourselves, we provide the match you enjoy the most this weekend.

Tomorrow we start the countdown towards the end of the season, and as I have put on record previously, promotion back to the East of Scotland Premier Division, which we all crave. These last nine matches will be very difficult and particularly the four away journeys over the Forth in the next few weeks. All the support we can get both home and away until the end of the season would be greatly appreciated. 

Lastly, I want to congratulate our new Chair, Pamela Munro, on being voted into her position by her peers on the committee last month. I have a great relationship with Pam (until she sacks me anyway) and I want to wish her the best of luck in her position at the club.

I believe Pamela is the only female Chair of the licensed clubs in Scotland’s men’s game and I hope she inspires more women to get involved and make a difference to their local clubs.

All the best 

Kevin Haynes