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Brechin v Rangers preview

David Templeton and Andy Little remain sidelined for Rangers who travel to Angus for Sunday's League One encounter against Brechin (kick-off 12.45pm).

The duo are recovering from groin and thigh injuries respectively suffered against Airdrie just over a week ago.

Templeton and Little have both had scans which reveal that the pair could miss next month's Ramsdens Cup final against Raith Rovers.

Meanwhile, midfielder Lewis Macleod is to see a specialist about his on-going viral problem while defender Ross Perry could feature at Glebe Park after recovering from an ankle issue.

With the League One title already secure, Rangers manager Ally McCoist may be tempted to blood some more of his young players but admits he is not planning to make wholesale changes as this could disrupt momentum.

He told the club's website: "We've been delighted with our under-20s this year and they're a great group of lads.

"I've said all along that if they deserve their chance, they'll get an opportunity and there are one or two boys in that side we feel are coming along nicely.

"But there's no point in putting them in just for the sake of it and generally speaking, those who have come in have done very well.

"But momentum, as much as anything, is vital. It's a great thing in any sport and particularly in ours.

"We've got 27 wins and two draws out of 29 games in the league campaign and that would indicate we want to keep that going.

"We don't want to start losing points and dropping points in the league in case it affects the momentum going into the Ramsdens Cup final or the Scottish Cup semi-final.

"If some of the younger ones deserve an opportunity they'll get one but nothing has changed and we still have to win games."