Arbroath fail to land Derek Riordan

ARBROATH have failed in a bid to bring former Hibs, Celtic and Scotland player Derek Riordan to Gayfield to replace Steven Milne, who is joining the police next week.

Derek Riordan has been training with Alloa recently in a bid to get ready to re-launch his career. Picture: TSPL

Riordan, who has been without a club for nearly a year after leaving Bristol Rovers, has been training with Alloa recently in a bid to get ready to re-launch his career.

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Red Lichties manager Paul Sheerin contacted Riordan to see if he would be interested in joining Arbroath but the 30-year-old striker turned down the offer.

Sheerin said: “I got in touch with Derek, however he would rather take his chances elsewhere.”