Peterhead boss Jim McInally says it would be “unbelievable” if his side win the title on League Two’s helicopter Saturday.
The Blue Toon could still be crowned champions if they beat Edinburgh City tomorrow and Montrose lose to Elgin. The SPFL have a helicopter arranged to take the league trophy from Links Park to Balmoor should the Gable Endies slip up.
With their fate being out of their own hands, McInally says it would be special if they win the league tomorrow.
He said: “If we could win it it would be unbelievable; for all my experience, I’ve never been at this stage before. It would certainly be special.
“I think ultimately, for me, what it comes down to is trying to put right the wrong of relegation last season.
“What Montrose have done is phenomenal. If you’d told me at the start of the season we could finish with 76 points and not win the league, I wouldn’t have believed you. But they’ve not done it yet and we need to push them to the last minute.”
McInally has also urged his players to focus on their game against Edinburgh and make sure they don’t slip up and hand the title to the Gable Endies. He added: “People forget that we’ve got a job to do and nobody will roll over for us. That’s what people forget about Scottish football – it’s very honest, nobody gives you anything easy.
“We’ve got to respect Edinburgh and it’s for that same reason that I think it’s not a foregone conclusion that Montrose will beat Elgin. I know a draw is enough for them but it would be good if we could get a bit of excitement on the day and it would be good if we could get a lead and Montrose not score early.”
Russell McLean is suspended for Peterhead.