staggie


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staggie

(ˈstæɡɪ)
n
a little stag
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STAGGIE PARTY Jamie Lindsay is hailed after he claims crucial second goal for County
Ross County co-manager Stuart Kettlewell is confident Ewan Henderson can take his next steps with the Staggies after joining from Celtic on a seasonlong loan.
His departure to Partick Thistle brought to an end a successful four years with the Staggies, during which time he helped the club lift the League Cup.
The newly-promoted Staggies carved out numerous chances and missed a late penalty that could have turned one point into a deserved three.
Staggies co-boss Ferguson, who had taken in Jack and the Beanstalk with family, joked: "That made the panto look quite calm - oh no it didn't!
"Accies are on a terrible losing streak while the Staggies have kept things tight at the back in their last three games.
The Staggies had ended Celtic's hopes of a treble with a 3-1 League Cup semi-final win two weeks ago and the pressure on Hoops boss Ronny Deila, below, increased with a 2-1 defeat at Aberdeen.
The SPL new-boys took the lead at Victoria Park just after the interval with a wonderful Richard Brittain free kick and as the game entered the final seconds of the three added minutes, it looked like the Staggies would hold on for their first league win over the Glasgow giants.
The Staggies have made a good start to the campaign, winning 2-0 at Cowdenbeath on the first day of the Division One season and comfortably beating Morton, another second-tier team, in the Alba Challenge Cup in midweek.
Ross County defender Tom Grivosti is confident the Staggies can regain form after the international break.
A win in Dingwall today would be a huge boost in their bid for a great escape, which means Penrice and Co can't think about the threat of a Staggies side drawing ever closer to clinching the title.
Steven Ferguson hailed Scott Fox as the best keeper in the Championship after rescuing the Staggies from derby defeat.