Stevie Farrell – Manager
Coat: Brian Martin
Tracksuit: Robert McIntyre
Stephen began his playing career with Kilmarnock, before joining Stoke City in January 1990, but only made two appearances for the English club. Farrell returned to Scotland and had spells at St Mirren, Stranraer and Stenhousemuir, before seeing out his career at junior level.
His first coaching role saw him take the top job at Cumnock Juniors in March 2009, as successor to former Blues boss Campbell Money. In December 2012, Farrell was appointed assistant manager of Stranraer, and along with Aitken steered the club clear of relegation, before helping the club to the playoffs in 2013/14 and 2014/15.
After a successful year and a half as Aitken’s assistant at Championship side Dumbarton, Farrell returned to Stair Park in January 2017 and guided the Blues clear of relegation in three successive seasons, before the club’s unfortunate demotion in 2019/20.
Frank McKeown – Assistant Manager
Franko returned to the club as first team coach in June 2019, before assuming the role of assistant manager in place of the departing Chris Aitken the following summer.
The former Blues captain made close to 200 appearances for the club as a player, earning a place in our Team of the Decade for the 2010s.
Eric Phillips – Goalkeeping Coach
A larger than life character, Eric Phillips has made a big impact on the development of several top-drawer Blues keepers in recent years, including David Mitchell, Cameron Belford and Max Currie.
Eric’s vast experience in Scottish football and positive influence make him a well-liked figure at Stair Park.
Allan Jenkins – Head of Youth Development
Local man Allan was a highly respected club captain in his time as a Blues player, chalking up over 200 appearances in his eight seasons at Stair Park.
In addition to his ongoing playing career, he now develops local youngsters as the Head of Youth Development at Stranraer.