County cancel media gathering

Ross County cancelled their usual pre-match press conference as

manager Derek Adams put the focus on returning to winning ways

against Dundee.

Second-bottom County have not won in seven games ahead of their

contest with Dundee, who sit six points adrift at the foot of the


But Adams was in relatively upbeat mood after the 2-1 William

Hill Scottish Cup defeat by Inverness on Tuesday as he aimed to

take their tally to 20 points.

He said then: “If we can reach the 20-point mark then it will

have been a great start for us in the SPL.

“If we can get to that tally then we’ll match where Aberdeen

were at this point last season.

“We’ve got the third best defensive record at home in the SPL.

Now, we’ve got to look to add to that by scoring goals.

“We’ve only lost eight goals at home, where we’ve been very


County secured their first SPL win of the season at Dens Park in

August thanks to Richard Brittain’s penalty and were unbeaten

against Barry Smith’s side last season in the Irn-Bru First

Division, winning twice and drawing twice.