Cameron hopes to utilise Reserves next season

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Berwick manager Colin Cameron hopes to have a squad of ‘21 or 22 players’ by the time next season kicks off.

He is also hoping to utilise players from the revamped Reserve team, who next season will only play in the SPFL Reserve League.

“All Reserve games will probably be played on a Tuesday or Wednesday,” he said, “and that means some of them will be freed up on a Saturday to come along to the first team games and sample the atmosphere.

“Playing in the Reserve League will be a lot better for them in terms of their development.

“They will be coming up against sides like Raith Rovers and Dundee, and that will be a far tougher test for them than playing in the East of Scotland.”

Cameron says the logistics of players being based in Edinburgh and the central belt means that training will continue to be based in Edinburgh.

But that does not mean players from the Borders and north Northumberland will be excluded.

“If they are good enough they will be considered for places,” said the manager.

“But our training has to be such that it suits the majority of players, and for now that means first and reserve team players training together in Edinburgh twice a week.”