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Managers Post Hibs

Managers Post Hibs Link to audio of managers post match comments

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Assistant Manager on Thursday

Assistant Manager on Thursday Sandy Clark:- "We will do our homework on them, they are a good team but they have dropped a few points and they can have an off day here and there.

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Managers post Hamilton

Managers post Hamilton Link to audio of both managers

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Managers Post Hamilton

Managers Post Hamilton 11/02/17: Link to audio of both managers
AJ - "We have let them out of jail"

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 09/02/17: AJ - "We are going to have to play a lot better than last week, probably at our best to get a result."

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Manager Post Falkirk

Manager Post Falkirk 04/02/17: AJ - "We just have to bounce back, there are a lot of games left.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 02/02/17: AJ - "it is a great one to go into, good atmosphere, it will be like a cup tie with both teams just desperate to go and get the win."

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Managers Post Dundee United

Managers Post Dundee United 28/01/17: AJ - "You can see from the level of performance that the boys have upped their game"
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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 26/01/17: AJ - "important to get results to keep the confidence high"

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 19/01/17: AJ - "We know that we cannot take anything for granted,

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Manager Post St Mirren

Manager Post St Mirren Comments from Allan Johnston and link to audio of Jack Ross

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 12/01/17: AJ - "We probably will need to put a couple out on loan, if we can."

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Managers post Ayr United

Managers post Ayr United 07/01/17: Link to audio of both managers

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 05/01/17: Allan Johnston feels that his team is showing signs of steady improvement but is still hungry for more wins.

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Managers Post Raith Rovers

Managers Post Raith Rovers 02/01/17: AJ:- "it was really good to come here and put on such a good performance.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 29/12/16: Having played every team in the league both home and away Manager Allan Johnston gave his mid term assessment.

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Managers Post Falkirk

Managers Post Falkirk 26/12/16: Allan Johnston felt that his team deserved more from the first half against Falkirk in the Boxing Day Derby:-

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday 23/12/16: Allan Johnston recognises that a Boxing Day fixture is always special, a match with a great atmosphere

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Managers Post QOS

Managers Post QOS 17/12/16: Link to audio of both managers.
AJ:- "when you go ahead you expect to win ..."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Allan Johnston will return to Palmerston Park for the first time since relinquishing the manager`s job there in June 2013.

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Bigfoot halts the Moff

Bigfoot halts the Moff "I told him if his feet were not as big it would have gone in.

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Manager Post Morton

Manager Post Morton 10/12/16: Link to audio of both managers

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 08/12/16: AJ - "You can see the position that we are in, it is not good enough we should be a lot higher in the league.

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Managers post Ayr United

Managers post Ayr United Allan Johnston felt that a crazy refereeing decision totally changed the outcome of the match against Ayr United

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 01/12/16: AJ - It is an important period over the next five or six weeks. We have managed to get two wins, we just have to build on that

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 24/11/16: AJ - "It is all about attitude going to places like this.

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Managers Post St Mirren

Managers Post St Mirren Link to audio of post match comments of both managers.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 17/11/16: AJ:- "When you get chances in this league you have to make sure that you take them.

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Managers post Irn Bru Cup tie

Managers post Irn Bru Cup tie 12/11/16: AJ - It would have been a bonus getting to the next round but it wasn`t to be.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 10/11/16: AJ - "Winning the game on Saturday would give us a massive boost ....

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Managers post Dundee United

Managers post Dundee United Link to audio of both managers post match comments
Allan Johnston thought that it was harsh to lose 1-0 at Tannadice:-

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Managers post Raith Rovers

Managers post Raith Rovers 05/11/16: AJ - "It was a real team performance today, I thought they gave everything.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 03/11/16: AJ - "Against Dumbarton I think the boys showed a lot of character and spirit coming back after losing the first goal.

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Managers post Dumbarton

Managers post Dumbarton 29/10/16: AJ - "You cannot afford to let teams back into the game when you go 2-1 ahead with nine minutes to go.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 27/10/16: "You can make all the excuses and say that we have done well but at the end of the day it comes down to winning.

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Manager Post Hibs

Manager Post Hibs 22/10/16: AJ - Comments and link to audio of comments from both camps

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 20/10/16: AJ - "You need to give yourself a chance in games, teams are not working hard to score against us and we need to be more solid."

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Managers post Falkirk

Managers post Falkirk 15/10/16: AJ - "We are miles better than that, we need to give ourselves a chance. You cannot afford to lose cheap goals so that is what we need to work on.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 13/10/16: AJ - "They are all special games, the main thing is winning - that is the priority to give the fans the bragging rights ....

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Manager`s reaction to cup draw

Manager`s reaction to cup draw 10/10/16: "It is the quarter final of a cup competition and I am sure that there will be a massive crowd to cheer us on

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Managers Post Queens Park

Managers Post Queens Park 08/10/16: AJ- "In the second half we mixed up our game and we caused them problems.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 06/10/16:- Allan Johnston is looking forward to Saturday`s Irn-Bru Cup tie against Queens Park as the next step in a route to a cup final.

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Manager Post Ayr United

Manager Post Ayr United 01/10/16: AJ - "it was a really good team performance but we have to take our chances at the other end with the opportunities that we created."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 29/09/16: The result against St Mirren had taken long time coming, claimed manager Allan Johnston

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Manager Post St Mirren

Manager Post St Mirren 24/09/16 link to audio of both managers post match comments

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 22/09/16: AJ- "There will be no panic. We will keep playing the way we are playing. Obviously we need to tighten up ....

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Managers Post Morton

Managers Post Morton 17/09/16: AJ - "Both sets of players looked like a team that was in need of a result." Link to the audio of both managers post match comments.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 15/09/16: "If we stay positive, cut out the mistakes and keep playing the way that we have been playing, then the results will come.

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Managers post Dundee United

Managers post Dundee United 10/09/16: AJ - There were a lot of positives there but we need to turn performances like that into results."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 08/09/16: "Hopefully by bringing in the calibre of strikers that we have brought in will help us

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Manager post Brechin City

Manager post Brechin City 03/09/16: AJ "At 2-0 it looked like we were going to go on and score five, six or even more ....

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Manager ahead of Brechin

Manager ahead of Brechin 01/09/16: AJ - "I don`t think it will take much to lift the players because they have determination to get back to winning ways.

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Manager Post Queen of the South

Manager Post Queen of the South 27/08/16: AJ - "In bits and pieces we actually passed the ball alright but as a goal threat we need to do a lot more

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 25/08/16: AJ - "There is not much between all the teams in the Championship, everybody is at a decent level.

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Manager Post Raith

Manager Post Raith 20/08/16: AJ- "There was a lot of good stuff but we certainly have to learn from the mistakes that we are making."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 18/08/16: AJ:- "They are not going to change it for us and we are not going to change for them.

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Manager Post Hibs

Manager Post Hibs 13/08/16: Pars manager Allan Johnston felt that his team did not deserve to lose the league match at Easter Road:-

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 11/08/16: AJ - "We have to put demands on ourselves to be successful and try and beat teams like this.

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Manager post Dumbarton

Manager post Dumbarton 06/08/16: AJ - "We could quite easily have scored six or seven today.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 04/08/16: "We still want to be challenging in the top four. That is where we want to be, that is where we set the bar so hopefully we can get there."

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Managers post Dundee United

Managers post Dundee United 31/07/16: AJ "We are probably missing about six players today so we will be a lot stronger and we will look forward to the season ahead."

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday 29/07/16: AJ. - "It is hard to believe that we got beat 5-1 but we got punished for individual mistakes

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Managers Post Inverness

Managers Post Inverness Link to audio of both managers

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Manager Post Cowdenbeath

Manager Post Cowdenbeath 23/07/16: AJ - "It doesn`t matter who starts everybody is playing for their places just now.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 21/07/16: AJ - "It is a hard place to go, the size of the pitch, the surroundings mean it is always a difficult game.

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Manager Post Arbroath

Manager Post Arbroath 19/07/16: AJ - "Once everybody is fit we are going to have a really strong squad ...

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 14/07/16: "I am pleased by the way the boys have worked hard in pre season and we are now looking forward to it all starting."

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Manager post Hearts

Manager post Hearts Allan Johnston felt that his team put in a really good performance against Hearts, especially in the first half to go in 3-0 up at half time.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 07/07/16: AJ:- "We`ve just got to be patient and make sure that when different players become available hopefully we get them.

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Allan Johnston Post Clyde

Allan Johnston Post Clyde 05/07/16: AJ - "It is difficult circumstances when you have boys coming together that haven`t played together.

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Manager Post Livingston

Manager Post Livingston 02/07/16: AJ - "The squad is really really short just now and we need to bring in players quite quickly."

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Manager Post Alloa Athletic

Manager Post Alloa Athletic 29/06/16: AJ - "The boys have been working really hard in pre season, it is just about getting their match sharpness over the coming weeks.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 23/06/16: AJ:- "We have a couple of trialists in and there will probably be a couple more over the next couple of weeks.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 16/06/16: player to miss start of season due to operation.

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Manager's Update

Manager's Update Allan Johnston secured the signing of Rhys McCabe on Tuesday and described him as a player with a lot of ability who maybe didn't have much fortune last season:-

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Manager on signings

Manager on signings 16/05/16: Manager Allan Johnston talks about his latest dealings

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Manager post Peterhead

Manager post Peterhead 30/04/16: Allan Johnston - "it was great to get the win and finish on a high note as well"

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This club can go further - Clark

This club can go further - Clark Having signed a new two year deal, Sandy Clark will again partner Allan Johnston.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Manager Allan Johnston was pleased with more signings

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Manager post Airdrieonians

Manager post Airdrieonians Comments from Allan Johnston and link to audio of Airdrieonians manager Danny Lennon.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Allan Johnston is seeking a much improved performance from that at Stranraer last Saturday.

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Managers Post Stranraer

Managers Post Stranraer Link to audio of Allan Johnston and Brian Reid post match comments

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 14/04/16: AJ - "Hopefully we manage to keep the nucleus of the squad, if not then that is part and parcel of football."

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Manager post Forfar Athletic

Manager post Forfar Athletic 09/04/16: AJ - "We lost poor goals but dominated the ball, had all the possession and we should have won the game quite comfortably

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 07/04/16: First three players re-signed

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Manager Post Albion Rovers

Manager Post Albion Rovers Allan Johnston felt pleased that his team came out on top in the visit to Albion Rovers:-

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday 01/04/16: "We want to win as many games as possible between now and the end of the season. That is what it is all about and what the boys have done really well all season.

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Manager Post Brechin City

Manager Post Brechin City Link to audio of both managers

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 24/03/16: AJ - "They cannot wait for the next game to come so we need to take that energy and make sure that they produce it in the game.

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Manager Post Cowdenbeath

Manager Post Cowdenbeath 19/03/16: AJ - "It was great to get the three points again, it is a tough place to come and hopefully it is another step closer to promotion.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 17/03/16: AJ - "We can start to see the finishing line so it is a great position to be in but we need to make sure that we get there.

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Manager Post Ayr United

Manager Post Ayr United 12/03/16: AJ - "It is another game gone, another step closer but we have been in the game long enough not to get complacent because that is when you start getting beat."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Allan Johnston was disappointed with Tuesday nights draw at home to Albion Rovers and has warned his team about losing slack goals:-

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Manager Post Stenhousemuir

Manager Post Stenhousemuir 05/03/16: AJ - "We are in a great position, we can only throw it away

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday 04/03/16: AJ "We will not take anything for granted. Stenhousemuir are a good team and they can pass the ball really well.

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Manager Post Stranraer

Manager Post Stranraer 27/02/16:- AJ - "It has been coming for a couple of weeks to be honest."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 25/02/16: AJ- "There will be a lot of boys out there desperate to do well against us but as I have said numerous times, it is all about us.

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Manager Post Brechin City

Manager Post Brechin City 20/02/16: AJ- "You could see that the conditions were difficult, the pitch is a bit heavy but we still managed to pass it about and create a few chances.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 18/03/16: "We have got to make sure that we are fully focused to get the three points."

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Manager Post Ayr United

Manager Post Ayr United Post match comments from Allan Johnston and link to audio of both managers comments

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 11/02/16: “I’m sure they will be well fired up. Everybody knows the importance of the game, probably for both clubs.

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Manager Post Stenhousemur

Manager Post Stenhousemur 06/02/16: AJ - "I thought we were in control of the game for large periods"

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 04/02/16: "Joe Cardle has trained all week. He is a big player for us but with the players we had playing on Friday we should still be winning these games."

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Managers Post Airdrieonians

Managers Post Airdrieonians 29/01/16: "We have to make sure that we do not feel sorry for ourselves, work even harder and next week we are ready to go again."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 28/01/16: AJ - "They've got a lot of new players and they've got a lot of height up front, so we've got to make sure we stop crosses into the box and don't give away silly free-kicks.

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Managers Post Peterhead

Managers Post Peterhead Link to audio of both managers post match comments

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 21/01/16: AJ - "They are really strong and have collected the same points as us over the last nine games.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 14/01/16: AJ - "There is a long way to go but we are definitely in a good position."

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Managers Post Ross County

Managers Post Ross County Link to audio of both Allan Johnston and Jim McIntyre

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Managers Post Ross County

Managers Post Ross County 09/01/16: "We always know that we are going to be in the game but I am sure with Ross County's record they will be desperate to do well at home and get through to the next round.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 07/01/16: AJ - "We are really struggling for defenders, just now we really only have three defenders.

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Manager Post Cowdenbeath

Manager Post Cowdenbeath 02/01/16: AJ - "The results went our way but there are a lot of hard games still to come."

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Manager on Hogmanay

Manager on Hogmanay 31/12/15: AJ - "They did us a favour as long as we win on Saturday....

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Manager Post Forfar

Manager Post Forfar 26/12/15: "I am really pleased but we know that we have to improve on wee things at setpieces."

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All part of the team

All part of the team Manager Allan Johnston recognises the part played by the East End Park ball boys

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Manager on Christmas Eve

Manager on Christmas Eve 24/12/15: "We have to make sure that we make them defend, create chances, score goals and ultimately win the game."

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Manager post Stenhousemuir

Manager post Stenhousemuir 19/12/15: AJ - "We are delighted to be in the position we are, we have improved this quarter"

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 17/12/16: good news from Allan Johnston about Joe Cardle and Ryan Williamson.

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Manager Post Ayr United

Manager Post Ayr United 12/12/15: "We just have to keep up the momentum and make sure that we win games week after week."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 10/12/15: AJ - "Whoever wins, I don't think it will decide who's going to win the league. There's a long way to go, a lot of games to play ...

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Manager Post Brechin City

Manager Post Brechin City 05/12/15: AJ - "We are back on top of the league and that is where we want to stay."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 03/12/15: AJ - "We just have to find solutions no matter what other teams do here to try and frustrate us. We have to be patient ..........

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Manager Post Ayr United

Manager Post Ayr United 28/11/15: AJ - "Delighted to be in the next round but it was important to come here and get a result that could kick off the rest of our season."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Allan Johnston expects a really competitive cup tie on Saturday against their League One rivals, Ayr United.

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Manager Post Albion Rovers

Manager Post Albion Rovers 21/11/15: AJ - "It was just the final product that we were lacking."

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday 20/11/15: AJ - win at Airdrieonians and "performance was good as well"

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Manager Post Airdrieonians

Manager Post Airdrieonians Allan Johnston was pleased to take a 2-0 victory away from The Excelsior Stadium

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday "We have to be attacking teams and we have a good record away from home so I am looking forward to the challenges ahead."

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Manager Post Peterhead

Manager Post Peterhead 07/11/15: AJ :- "We know that we have to be more clinical like we were at the beginning of the season

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday "We need to win every game whether it is home or away. A draw like last week is not good enough.

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Manager Post Cowdenbeath

Manager Post Cowdenbeath 31/19/15: AJ: "There were positives there as well especially in the first half but we know that the second half was nowhere near good enough."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 29/10/15: AJ - "It is a derby and I am sure that they will want to make amends to their fans and get them on side."

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Manager Post Forfar Athletic

Manager Post Forfar Athletic 24/10/15: AJ - "Overall I think we could probably have scored a couple more, especially in the second half when I thought that we were excellent."

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday 23/10/15: "Hopefully we can push on now and create a gap at the top of the table."

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Manager Post Stranraer

Manager Post Stranraer Link to Pars TV's post match interview

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 15/10/15: AJ - "We've been over the mistakes and where we went wrong ...

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Manager Post St Mirren

Manager Post St Mirren 10/10/15: AJ:- "It was a chance to get into a semi final, a massive opportunity but we let ourselves down.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 08/10/15: AJ :-"We have to start really positive and get our fans backing us."

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Manager Post Albion Rovers

Manager Post Albion Rovers 03/10/15: AJ - "When you look at the games we have lost this season, we played miles better than that but that is the first clean sheet at home believe it or not."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Albion Rovers - "They have started the season well, we know what to expect and we are not treating them lightly."

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Manager Post Airdrieonians

Manager Post Airdrieonians 26/09/15: AJ - "We have got to win games like this at home. Even though we played on Tuesday night we still had enough quality there to win the game.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 24/09/15: AJ - "It speaks volumes for the players when they are disappointed by getting beat by Dundee United. That is a plus point for me."

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Manager on signing Marc McAusland

Manager on signing Marc McAusland 24/09/15: Manager has option to play Big Mac alongside Big Ben

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Managers Post Dundee United

Managers Post Dundee United 22/09/15: Link to audio of both managers' comments

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Manager Post Stenhousemuir

Manager Post Stenhousemuir 19/09/15: AJ - "We controlled the majority of the game and some of the goals were really good.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Allan Johnston is counting the cost of serious injury to two of his key defenders.

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Manager Post Ayr United

Manager Post Ayr United 12/09/15: Pars manager left to dwell over missed chances.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 10/09/15: "Ian McCall is an experienced manager and he has brought in some good players. I am sure that he will look upon this game as a big game to get a result in."

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Manager post Forfar

Manager post Forfar 05/09/15: AJ- "We should have scored more goals, we had loads of chances.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Allan Johnston was delighted to have finally signed 19 year old full back Shaun Rooney.

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Manager Post Stranraer

Manager Post Stranraer 29/08/15: "Overall the result was the most important thing today. It was good to get a few goals as well."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday "The support the other night, and the atmosphere, was incredible and, as a player, that's what you want to play in front of. So, hopefully they turn up in their numbers in the next game"

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Manager Post Dundee

Manager Post Dundee 25/08/15: "It was a real team performance tonight. I think it would be harsh to pick out individuals, they will all be tired tomorrow."

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Managers Post Peterhead

Managers Post Peterhead Link to audio of both Allan Johnston and Jim McInally

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 20/08/15: "When the team is scoring so well and scoring so many goals it has been difficult for other to get in.

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Managers Post Forfar

Managers Post Forfar Link to audio of both manager's post match comments

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Manager ahead of Petrofac tie

Manager ahead of Petrofac tie "We are focussed on every game and try and win every game no matter what competition it is in."

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Manager Post Cowdenbeath

Manager Post Cowdenbeath 15/08/15: "Everybody is pushing for places and hopefully that will drive us on this season

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Allan Johnston is expecting Cowdenbeath to be much stiffer opponents when they return for back to back fixtures at East End Park.

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Manager post Brechin City

Manager post Brechin City 08/08/15: AJ - "I still think we can do better and improve."

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday Can the manager change a winning team?

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The Manager Writes ......

The Manager Writes ...... AJ hopes for a magical season in an open letter to Pars fans

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Manager Post Cowdenbeath

Manager Post Cowdenbeath Allan Johnston thoroughly enjoyed his debut competitive home match in charge of Dunfermline Athletic.

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday "You can expect a bit of noise and I am sure with it being a derby it is important that we get a result for the fans.

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Manager Post Arbroath

Manager Post Arbroath Allan Johnston felt that in the first half of the Petrofac Training Cup that Dunfermline "blew" away their opponents.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Allan Johnston is looking forward to kicking off his managerial career with Dunfermline.

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Manager post Hibernian

Manager post Hibernian "I think there are more positives to come out of the game than negatives.

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Two new signings delight manager

Two new signings delight manager Allan Johnston was simply "delighted" with the business he did on Friday.

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Solving the stopper problem

Solving the stopper problem One keeper signed, one more to find. Manager Allan Johnston talks about bringing in David Hutton.

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Keeper signed

Keeper signed Allan Johnston has addressed his number one priority

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Manager Post Livingston

Manager Post Livingston Advantage Pars but no match winner

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Assistant Manager says fans will assist

Assistant Manager says fans will assist Sandy Clark feels that Pars fans can play a large part in the success of the season ahead.

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Manager Post East Fife

Manager Post East Fife Allan Johnston maintains that at this stage in the season it is all about fitness but a 3-0 win is always nice to get.

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Methil once more

Methil once more Manager Allan Johnston discusses the pre season build up

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New signing is versatile acquisition

New signing is versatile acquisition Manager Allan Johnston was pleased to sign Michael Paton, someone he described as a "quality player".

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Manager on Tuesday

Manager on Tuesday Allan Johnston feels that pre season training has got off to a good start.

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Player seeking fresh challenge at Dunfermline

Player seeking fresh challenge at Dunfermline In the absence of Manager Allan Johnston who is on holiday it was John Potter who spoke about Jason Talbot, the first player to sign for Dunfermline this closed season.

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Allan Johnston Update

Allan Johnston Update 28/05/15: AJ - "We are trying to attract, and have been working hard, to bring in players."

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First Interview with Allan Johnston

First Interview with Allan Johnston 08/05/15: New gaffer is "absolutely delighted" to be joining Dunfermline Athletic.

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Post Airdrieonians Comments

Post Airdrieonians Comments 02/05/15: Listen to the audio of opinions from both sides.

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Return to Excelsior

Return to Excelsior 01/05/15: John Potter spoke to the website on the eve of the last match of Dunfermline Athletic's season.

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Manager Post Forfar

Manager Post Forfar 25/04/15: Even before the game against Forfar Athletic kicked off, John Potter felt that Dunfermline were up against it.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Incentive to win the club's final home match of the season

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Manager post Brechin City

Manager post Brechin City John Potter was convinced that the sending off of Ross Millen after just 12 minutes changed the game.

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Manager on Friday

Manager on Friday 17/04/15: John Potter feels that his players have worked hard all week to prepare for the "must win" game at Brechin on Saturday.

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Manager post Stranraer

Manager post Stranraer John Potter was a happier man after seeing his team defeat Stranraer 1-0 at East End Park.

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Manager ahead of Stranraer

Manager ahead of Stranraer Stranraer have been formidable opponents this season and John Potter is expecting no different against the current League One league leaders on Saturday.

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Managers Post Peterhead

Managers Post Peterhead Link to audio of both John Potter and Jim McInally

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Potter pre Peterhead

Potter pre Peterhead We have to win our challenges, win our 50-50s, play that side and do that well.

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Manager post Morton

Manager post Morton 28/03/15: JP - "We picked the wrong options and today we were miles off where we should be."

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 26/03/15: JP- "We will be trying to lift the crowd and in turn they will give us a bit back to help us win the game."

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Manager Post Stenhousemuir

Manager Post Stenhousemuir 21/03/15: "With that result today we have given ourselves an opportunity to try and get in the play offs.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 19/03/15: JP - "We have to worry about our job and try and win games as quickly as we can.

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Manager post Stirling

Manager post Stirling John Potter was yet again extremely disappointed with his team's inability to win.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 12/03/15: John Potter is well aware that the league season has just eight matches to go and winning games is of prime importance.

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John Potter post Ayr United

John Potter post Ayr United 07/03/15:- The win over Ayr United was important and the manager had stressed that all week to his players.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 05/03/15: John Potter - 'We will not settle for a point in any game.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 26/02/15: JP - "We have not been good enough defensively and not good at scoring goals and reacting to chances in the other box."

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Managers Post Brechin City

Managers Post Brechin City John Potter was understandably extremely disappointed after the 1-0 home defeat to play off challengers, Brechin City.

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Manager Post Forfar

Manager Post Forfar John Potter was bitterly disappointed after his team's 1-0 defeat away to Forfar Athletic.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday John Potter is hoping to take his run of wins to three when he takes his team to Forfar on Saturday.

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Manager Post Stenhousemuir

Manager Post Stenhousemuir 14/02/15: JP - "It took a fantastic strike to get us back in the game".

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday After the win at Ayr John Potter has found the two week wait for a match very disappointing but claims that he has used the time wisely:-

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Potter interested in boy George

Potter interested in boy George John Potter confirmed his interest in a former Celtic youth player.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday John Potter's weekly interview with the website was at the Excelsior Stadium, Airdrie after his under 20 team had lost 3-0 to Celtic

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Manager Post Ayr United

Manager Post Ayr United John Potter was delighted to leave Somerset Park having seen his side win for the first time under his managership.

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New Goalie Coach starts

New Goalie Coach starts He is excited to come to a full time club and he has a wealth of knowledge that will help out in other areas as well

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 29/01/15: "Results are the most important thing at the moment. If we are going to do anything and start climbing the league we need to start winning games of football.

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Manager Post Morton

Manager Post Morton 24/01/15: JP - "I am still confident that with the players that we have got, we will go and do well."

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Goalie coach gets new post

Goalie coach gets new post Brian Potter has accepted the goalkeeping coach job at Hamilton Accies.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday John Potter is looking forward to taking his team to Cappielow on Saturday even though they face one that has a 100% record against Dunfermline this season.

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Manager Post Airdrieonians

Manager Post Airdrieonians John Potter had to settle for a 2-2 draw for the second league match running and understandably he felt that it was another disappointment:-

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 15/01/15: JP - "Following the result at the weekend, I felt that I had to put things my way.

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Potter ensures the return of a Par

Potter ensures the return of a Par One out one in as Andy Barrowman returns after an absence of 22 months

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Manager post U20s match

Manager post U20s match 12/01/15:- JP "I would like to apologise to all the fans that went..... We will work hard, morning and afternoon to fix it."

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Manager post Stirling Albion

Manager post Stirling Albion John Potter was exacerbated when he arrived to speak to the media after his side's 2-2 draw at Stirling Albion.

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday Ryan Williamson still out injured and Andy Geggan out through suspension

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John Potter post Peterhead

John Potter post Peterhead John Potter was "extremely" disappointed with the 1-1 draw with Peterhead in the opening fixture of 2015.

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Jersey there to be kept

Jersey there to be kept 02/01/15: The Peterhead match cannot come soon enough for John Potter and his team

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Manager's Review of 2014

Manager's Review of 2014 Described elsewhere as an unforgettable year for the nation, the Pars view might be the same way but for the wrong reasons.

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Manager on Hogmanay

Manager on Hogmanay 31/12/14: John Potter revealed to the website his thinking behind the release of striker Gozie Ugwu

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Squad changes possible

Squad changes possible 29/12/14: JP - "We want to freshen two or three up if we can but not necessarily on January the first.

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Leading role for Josh

Leading role for Josh John Potter has changed the captaincy in an effort to make an impact

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Manager on Boxing Day

Manager on Boxing Day 26/12/14: JP - "If we do our job right then I am confident we can go there and win."

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John Potter post Stranraer

John Potter post Stranraer John Potter was pleased with his team's efforts against Stranraer but knew they paid for not taking their opportunities.

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Potter's playing days over

Potter's playing days over John Potter expects to be a tracksuit manager and claims that his playing days are now over:-

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday John Potter's birthday on Monday was one of the most hectic of his 35 years

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Jim Jefferies signs out

Jim Jefferies signs out The very last words from Jim Jefferies on Tuesday before he left Pitreavie were to this website.

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Manager John Potter

Manager John Potter 16/12/14: John Potter spoke to this website about his appointment as manager of Dunfermline Athletic Football Club:-

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Jim Jefferies post Airdrie

Jim Jefferies post Airdrie 13/12/14: JJ - "You will not win games when you are giving away goals like we do.

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Jim Jefferies on Thursday

Jim Jefferies on Thursday Saturday's match against Airdrieonians cannot come quick enough for Pars manager, Jim Jefferies reflects:-

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Jim Jefferies Post Cup Exit

Jim Jefferies Post Cup Exit 09/12/14: JJ- "The only way that we can make up for being out the cup is winning this league.

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Jim Jefferies post Ayr United

Jim Jefferies post Ayr United 07/12/14: JJ - "It was another good, exciting game for the fans. They have seen six goals today

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Manager on Thursday

Manager on Thursday 04/12/14: JJ - Ayr United can be a bit of a hit or a miss at times.

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Managers post Stranraer

Managers post Stranraer 29/11/14: JJ - "We were by far the better team today up until they got the goal ... Link to audio of both managers.

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Jim Jefferies on Thursday

Jim Jefferies on Thursday 27/11/14: ""We have to roll our sleeves up and battle."

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Jim Jefferies Post Stirling Albion

Jim Jefferies Post Stirling Albion 22/11/14: Jim Jefferies was given a happy 64th birthday present when his much changed side defeated Stirling Albion by four goals to nil.

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Jim Jefferies on Thursday

Jim Jefferies on Thursday 20/11/14: "It will not just be two or three changes, it could be a little bit more than that."

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Jim Jefferies Post Stenhousemuir

Jim Jefferies Post Stenhousemuir Somebody else is going to be saying 'when are we going to get our chance?' That will be next week."

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Managers Post Peterhead

Managers Post Peterhead Link to audio of both managers comments

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Jim Jefferies on Friday

Jim Jefferies on Friday 07/11/14: With an under 20s match planned for Thursday night manager Jim Jefferies altered the players' schedule again this week.

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We take what we get and deal with it

We take what we get and deal with it 03/11/14: Jim Jefferies feels that there are few teams if any that he is more familiar with than his next cup opponents.

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Striking a successful partnership

Striking a successful partnership Michael Moffat did not score any of the four goals in Sunday's Scottish Cup win over East Stirlingshire but he felt he played an important role in securing the result.

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Jim Jefferies post East Stirlingshire

Jim Jefferies post East Stirlingshire 02/11/14: Jim Jefferies is pleased to be safely into the draw for the Fourth Round of the William Hill Scottish Cup on Monday:-

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Jim Jefferies ahead of cup tie

Jim Jefferies ahead of cup tie "We need to make sure that we take care of the job in hand. The longer we are in the cup the easier it will be for the Board.

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Jim Jefferies Post Morton

Jim Jefferies Post Morton 25/10/14: Jim Jefferies felt that the match against Morton demonstrated all the swings in fortune that football brings.

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Jim Jefferies on Thursday

Jim Jefferies on Thursday 23/10/14: "We knew the young boys would improve; the proof is there - seven out of ten clean sheets ...

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Managers Post Forfar

Managers Post Forfar 18/10/14: "Ross Millen is our penalty taker and when he is not on the pitch then Michael Moffat takes the penalties.

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Jim Jefferies on Thursday

Jim Jefferies on Thursday We are on a good run and have home advantage. Hopefully we can take our chances on Saturday.

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Jim Jefferies Post Ayr

Jim Jefferies Post Ayr Link to audio of Jim Jefferies and Mark Roberts

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