Bairns eye amateur striker

Blair Alston is still an injury doubt
Blair Alston is still an injury doubt

Blochairn Star player Thomas McCluskey has spent the week on trial with Falkirk.

The striker has impressed in the amateur ranks this season and spent last week training with Cowdenbeath.

But he’s added The Falkirk Stadium this week after his stint at Central park as Gary Holt has a look for further squad recruits.

“It’s getting to the stage of the season where we are looking to add numbers if we can - but they’ve got to be the right ones,” he added. “I’m not just interested in extra bodies for the sake of it.”

The manager has a mini injury crisis and reported seven fitness doubts at training on Wednesday, including Kieran Duffie and Blair Alston.