Linlithgow Rose relish derby challenge

Rose boss Dave Baikie is relishing the prospect of what will be the first local derby match of the season and while he is confident his team can win on the day, he won’t be too concerned if his side do drop points.

Baikie said: “As always it will be a tough match between what I believe are the best two teams in Scotland.

‘‘It would be great if we can secure the three points to increase our lead at the top of the table but the result will not have any major effect on who wins the league.”

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