Friday 6th January 2017
LEWIS VAUGHAN has two enigmas waiting for him.
On Saturday, January 28, he’ll be sitting in the stand at Stark’s Park watching the action. He’ll do likewise at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium on Saturday, March 11.
And he’ll do so with a foot in each camp. He’ll have some reason to feel pleased whatever happens.
But the on-loan forward is in no doubt as to where his commitment lies for the rest of the season. With Dumbarton.
Borrowed from Raith Rovers for the rest of the current campaign, his focus is set on scoring goals in the white, black and gold, whether or not helps the Kirkcaldy club.
He said: “I’m really looking forward to it. The main thing is that I play as many games and score as many goals as I can and hopefully I can do that for Dumbarton.
“You could say that I could be doing two teams a favour for the rest of the season. If I can score goals for Dumbarton that could assist Raith as well, depending on who they are against.
“But I am playing for Dumbarton, and although I am still a Raith player, the main thing is to score goals for Dumbarton and help their cause.
“With the terms of my loan, I can’t play against Raith, but I’m sure the two teams will still put good games together and good luck to both of them.
“There’s definitely enough in the Sons squad to stay up. They have a lot of good players and they can get the job done easily.”
Lewis has extra reason to look forward to playing at the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium – especially the chance to take a shot from the halfway line if it ever arises.
Just ask Danny Rogers what he can do from there. The Sons keeper found that out to his cost in a 2-2 draw with Raith on the last day of season 2014/15.
But first, Lewis is set to be part of the Sons squad for tomorrow’s trip to Cappielow to face Morton.
He added: “I’d had a good run in the Raith team that season and had scored a few goals, including that one at Dumbarton.
“I’m really looking forward to the game tomorrow, but we know it will be a hard game. Cappielow is not an easy place to go, but hopefully we can get a decent result and continue to bid to finish as high as we can.
“I only found out about the move last week. I need to play games, having missed most of last season with a bad knee injury.
“I found myself out of the side this season and couldn’t get back in. The gaffer (Gary Locke) said Dumbarton were interested and I was happy to accept the loan deal.
“I’m looking forward to getting started.”