WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Shel makes boss plea.Byline: GINNY CLARK
KILMARNOCK star Shelly Kerr admits being without a manager could see their title bid slip away.
A killifish. face League champions Hibs on Sunday in what is - even at this early stage - a crucial clash.
But Scotland and Killie defender Kerr, who has taken on much of the responsibility in the absence of a boss, fears their dream is being derailed.
She said: 'We have the talent but not having someone at the helm is beginning to prove costly.
'There's still a long way to go but the game against Hibs is crucial and we're determined to get back into the title race.
'We desperately need a new boss. Our last manager Jim Chapman's coaching ability was second to none and it's going to be difficult finding a boss with a similar calibre.'
Hibs will be in confident mood following their 6-5 defeat of wannabe giant-killers Newburgh in last week's Premier League Cup semi-final.
The capital club will face Raith in the final at the end of this month after Eddie Doig's side beat Hamilton 4-1.
#SCOTLAND skipper Julie Fleeting Julie Fleeting (married name Stewart) (b. December 18, 1980, Kilwinning) is a Scottish international football (soccer) striker currently playing for Arsenal Ladies in the Women's English Premier League. She wears number 10. fired Arsenal into the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's Cup The UEFA Women's Cup is the first international women's football (soccer) club competition for teams that play in UEFA nations. The competition was started in the 2001-02 season in response to the increased interest in women's football. with last gasp goal against Italian champs Torres.
The Gunners face Djurgarden of Sweden in the semi-finals in April.