No nerves over trip to Greenock

25-03-2014. Picture Michael Gillen. Falkirk FC v Dumbarton. Gary Holt and Craig Sibbald 10.
25-03-2014. Picture Michael Gillen. Falkirk FC v Dumbarton. Gary Holt and Craig Sibbald 10.
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What will be, will be is very much the attitude of Falkirk for the remainign two games of the season.

The Bairns’ fate is out of their hands, but they know two wins might still be enough to take the SPFL Championship title.

That’s why Gary Holt is excited about the next fortnight

“Oh no, no nerves at all about the games,” he said. “It’s been a very good week at the club, as most are in here and it’s more a sense of anticipation than anything with the final few league games coming up.”

The Bairns are guaranteed a play-off match at least, and the feel-good factor will be allowed to flourish at Cappielow.

“The guys all want to be involved, but I only have 11 places and someone has to drop out sometimes.

“Ollie Durojaiye was one of the best on the park at Queen of the South, but someone had to make way for Rory [Loy] coming back and it was unfortunate it was him.

“He, like everyone else is desparate to be involved and enjoying things at the minute and that’s why it’s a great place to be at the moment.

“I’ve told the guys ‘no nerves , go and play like you did at school as a kid’ it’ll help them enjoy it and get on the ball and do the things they like.

“We can’t affect things now, but if the chance is there we want to continue to do well.”

Potential play-off opposition are not settled quite yet, but if Holt’s hints are to be believed there will be a barrage of goals and attacking football against Morton and Alloa.

“We’re seeing the best of soem of the players at the moment.

“I was maybe a little bit over-critical after the Raith match, and on reflection and after a bit of analysis and a chat with my coaches we realised we did really well.

“I held my hands up to the players and apologised for being too harsh.

“But some of the guys are in a rich vein of form and that’s coming at the right time. Blair Alston and Craig Sibbald have found themselves rested at times this season and maybe looked a bit jaded at times, and we have to remember they’re only young guys. But they have come back and they are doing incredibley well - as they all are.”

Kieran Duffie is still having trouble with his foot tendon problem and will not feature at Cappielow. Will Vaulks has a knock and is ineligible anyway after accumulating too many bookings.

Kick off at Cappielow is 3 p.m.