COWDENBEATH will have two of their newest signings in the squad to face East Fife in the shape of Michael Herd and Euan Valentine.

Michael, 30, is a very experienced midfielder or defender who latterly was captain of Spartans. He has been with the Ainslie Park club for the past five years after joining them from East Stirlingshire. Prior to that he had come through the ranks at Lothian Thistle, Whitehill Welfare and Arniston Rangers.

Left back Euan Valentine (18) joined up from Raith Rovers.

A product of Hutchison Vale who subsequently came through the Academy system to play in the first team at Stark’s Park he is a tenacious full back who also likes to get forward. Also appearing will be defender Craig Barr and midfielder Archie Thomas.

Michael is pictured with striker Jordyn Sheerin who welcomed him aboard at Central before a training session last week.