Hill wants to be the number one - again!

I'M BACK: Darren Hill has returned after five months out with a broken arm.
I'M BACK: Darren Hill has returned after five months out with a broken arm.

ARBROATH goalkeeper Darren Hill feels sorry for his fellow shot stopper, Scott Morrison, who is out injured at the moment.

But that won’t stop him holding on to the number one spot when Morrison is fully fit after coming back from his own injury hell.

The former Falkirk stopper made his second appearance since returning from a broken arm against East Fife on Tuesday.

And he’s just glad to be back between the sticks after watching Morrison perform heroics during his absence.

“Obviously I’m delighted to be back. It’s been five months and I’ve been looking forward to getting back playing. I’m hoping I will keep my place but we will just see what happens,” he told HeraldSport.

“Scott came in at a vital time did really well so it’s unfortunate for him that he got injured and has been out for the last few weeks.

“Hopefully I can perform well until he is fit again. We are mates so I feel for him and it’s going to be a real fight for either one of us to keep the position.”

Hill didn’t concede as the Maroons made it two wins out of two at Gayfield in four days against East Fife, but remarkably it was his first clean sheet of the season.

Hill is targeting a few more before the end of the season. “It’s my first one this season. It’s always good to keep a clean sheet cause that’s what goalkeepers are there for.

“We all know what we want to do between now and the end of the season. We have got to keep fighting and get as high as we can in the league. We want to be where it matters at the end of the season.”