Haddington boss wants to put Hi-His on a high

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Haddington boss Steven McLeish is confident his team are back on song as they bid for promotion to the Premier League.

Athletic had suffered a dip in form, but have bounced back to win three South Division games on the trot, including a 1-0 success over leaders Fauldhouse last weekend.

McLeish, whose side sit 
second in the table, said: “We’ve got over our dip in form and the boys are confident we can finish the season well.

“I know other sides 
around us are fighting just as hard for promotion but we’ve turned the corner and know just what to do to get us over 
the line. “In the past we ran out of steam and came so close a couple of times, but this time round it feels different and, if we keep our concentration, then we can take the step up.”

While Fauldhouse are heading for the title, a raft of clubs are in with a chance of claiming one of the other available three promotion spots.

There are still a lot of games to be played with Pumpherston having to play an incredible 16 games before the end of the 
season. Things are so tight at the top that a run of three or four wins would take any side into a strong position.

Teams like Dunbar, who have run into a rich vein of form, 
Arniston Rangers, who are looking to bounce straight back to the Premier League, and 
Livingston, still dark horses for the title, could all have a say in the run-in.

Whitburn are another club clinging to a faint hope of 
promotion, but it would be a tall order for them to make up the gap at the top.