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Friday 3rd August 2018

Ladbrokes League One

Ladbrokes League 1 preview

A look forward to the 2018/19 campaign

Airdrieonians
Manager: Stevie Findlay
Last season: 7th in League 1
Ladbrokes title odds: 7/1
Opening games: Forfar Athletic (A), Montrose (H)
Signings: Sean Crighton (Brechin City), Chris O'Neil (Brechin City), Scott Robertson (Stranraer), Kieran Millar (East Fife), Scott Gallacher (Dumbarton), Joao Victoria (Albion Rovers), David Hutton (Arbroath), Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton), Darryl Duffy (St Mirren), Leighton McIntosh (Arbroath), Jonathan Page (East Fife), Kyle Wilkie (East Fife)

Arbroath
Manager: Dick Campbell
Last season: 4th in League 1
Ladbrokes title odds: 8/1
Opening games: Montrose (A), Stranraer (H)
Signings: Darren Jamieson (Hamilton Academical), Darren Hill (Linlithgow Rose), Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers), Lewis Toshney (Dundee United, loan)

Brechin City
Manager: Darren Dods
Last season: 10th in Championship
Ladbrokes title odds: 12/1
Opening games: Stenhousemuir (A), East Fife (H)
Signings: Sean Burns (Queen's Park), Dougie Hill (Dumbarton), Conor Brennan (Morton), Dene Shields (Xewkija Tigers), Jordan Tapping (East Stirlingshire), Giuliano Morena (AS Cervia), Jamie Henry (Annan Athletic), Boris Melingui (Leek Town)

Dumbarton
Manager: Stevie Aitken
Last season: 9th in Championship
Ladbrokes title odds: 7/4
Opening games: East Fife (A), Forfar Athletic (H)
Signings: Willie Dyer (Brechin City), Bobby Barr (Raith Rovers), Ross Forbes (Morton), Grant Adam (Forfar Athletic), Rory Loy (Falkirk), Ross Perry (Albion Rovers), Cammy Ballantyne (Dundee United), Ryan Thomson (Stranraer), Andy Little (Stirling Albion), Jamie McGowan (Morton), Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic)

East Fife
Manager: Darren Young
Last season: 6th in League 1
Ladbrokes title odds: 20/1
Opening games: Dumbarton (H), Brechin City (A)
Signings: Ross Davidson (Albion Rovers), Ross Dunlop (Stenhousemuir), Scott Agnew (Stranraer), Daryll Meggatt (Alloa Athletic), Brett Long (Dundee United), Jonathan Court (Raith Rovers), Liam Watt (Brechin City), Scott McBride (Forfar Athletic), Rory Currie (Heart of Midlothian, loan)

Forfar Athletic
Manager: Jim Weir
Last season: 8th in League 1
Ladbrokes title odds: 16/1 
Opening games: Airdrieonians (H), Dumbarton (A)
Signings: John Baird (Inverness Caley Thistle), Darren Whyte (St Mirren), Thomas Reilly (Elgin City), Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir), Willie Muir (Airdrieonians), Gary Fraser (Partick Thistle), John Kelly (Partick Thistle), Connor Coupe (Dundee), Lewis Moore (Heart of Midlothian, loan), Aidan Wilson (Rangers, loan)

Montrose
Manager: Stewart Petrie
Last season: 1st in League 2
Ladbrokes title odds: 33/1
Opening games: Arbroath (H), Airdrieonians (A)
Signings: Josh Skelly (Arbroath), Patrick Cregg (Forfar Athletic), Euan Henderson (Heart of Midlothian, loan), Chris Antoniazzi (Aberdeen, loan)

Raith Rovers
Manager: Barry Smith
Last season: 2nd in League 1 
Ladbrokes title odds: 15/8
Opening games: Stranraer (A), Stenhousemuir (H)
Signings: Chris Duggan (East Fife), Robbie Thomson (Falkirk), Grant Gillespie (Dundee United), Lewis Milne (Montrose), Nat Wedderburn (Dunfermline Athletic), Kevin Nisbet (Partick Thistle), Nathan Flanagan (St Mirren), Kieran Wright (Rangers, loan)

Stenhousemuir
Manager: Brown Ferguson
Last season: 4th in League 2
Ladbrokes title odds: 40/1
Opening games: Brechin City (H), Raith Rovers (A)
Signings: Morgyn Neill (Stranraer), Graeme Smith (Brechin City), Kieran Gibbons (East Kilbride), Alan Reid (Albion Rovers), Alan Cook (Alloa Athletic), Conner Duthie (Dunfermline Athletic), Seb Ross (Aberdeen, loan), Kyle Johnson (Ross County), Jesus Garcia Tena (Edinburgh City), Sean Dickson (Stirling Albion), Bobby Vaughan (Gudja United)

Stranraer
Manager: Stevie Farrell
Last season: 5th in League 1
Ladbrokes title odds: 14/1
Opening games: Raith Rovers (H), Arbroath (A)
Signings: Lyle Avci (Ayr United), Andrew McDonald (St Mirren), Mark Lamont (East Fife), David Smith (Dumbarton), David Brownlie (Airdrieonians), Connor McManus (East Fife), Adam Cummins (Queen's Park), Luke Donnelly (Queen's Park), Max Ashmore (Ross County), Isaac Layne (Brechin City), Ian Smith (Dundee)