Next Game

Ross Co v St J'stone

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 15:00

Scots Prem

Plaudits for debut boy Sproule

Ross County boss Derek Adams was impressed by Ivan Sproule's debut in the 4-1 victory over St Mirren.

Last Updated: 20/01/13 at 11:05 Post Comment

Derek Adams: Happy with his team's display

Derek Adams: Happy with his team's display

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

County produced an impressive performance and ensured the points would be taken from Paisley with a Sproule double and a goal by his former Hibernian team-mate Sam Morrow after Richard Brittain's superb opener.

"Ivan was great, his pace and directness was something we required, he's also benefited Sam Marrow who played with him at Hibs," said Adams.

"I thought we controlled the game first-half and then it became a bit scrappy in the second-half as they came into it. However we have won 4-1 away from home."

Adams felt his decision to allow Brittain to retain the captain's armband was justified by the midfielder's display and his brilliant free-kick from 25 yards which broke the deadlock.

Brittain signed a pre-contract agreement with St Johnstone earlier in the week and will join the Perthshire club in the summer.

"Richard has been great for this football club and we will miss him when he goes, however he will miss Ross County more as it's a fantastic football club," added Adams.

"Richard knows that, he's been given a bit of stability at St Johnstone, but he won't get a better group of players than he has at Ross County."

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

ted, manchester
The Insecure Gossip

H

e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

notalentjones
Benteke ignoring speculation

I

n fairness, he does look absolutely shattered in that photo.....

FairyNuff
Shaw told to shape up

Footer 365

Premier League: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reflects on tough three months

Steven Gerrard is looking to finish his career on a high after 'two massive lows' with Liverpool and England.

Premier League: Luke Shaw agrees with Louis van Gaal criticism about his fitness

Manchester United new boy Luke Shaw says boss Louis van Gaal was right to criticise him for a lack of fitness.

Manchester United beat Inter Milan on penalties after 0-0 draw in Washington

Manchester United continued their unbeaten start to life under new boss Louis van Gaal, beating Inter 5-3 on penalties.

Mail Box

Youth Development Has To Be The Future

A varied Mailbox has thoughts on transfer targets, youth development, the obsession over 3-5-2, some innovative Blackpool suggestions and why Real bought Kroos...

Don't You Worry About Southampton...

We can't help but agree with one mailboxer who tries to calm the crisis-mongers gathering around Southampton, while we have mails on Man United's squad...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property