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Ross County in for more difficult summer


By Andrew Henderson


Stuart Kettlewell expects Ross County to be in for a more challenging summer than last year as they prepare for life back in the Premiership.

Ross County will be back playing top flight football next season after winning the Championship title. Picture: Ken Macpherson
Ross County will be back playing top flight football next season after winning the Championship title. Picture: Ken Macpherson

In 2018 Kettlewell and co-manager Stuart Ferguson overhauled the Staggies squad in the aftermath of relegation from Scotland’s top flight, with 11 players signing and 18 players leaving Dingwall.

But after bouncing back at the first time of asking – an accomplishment which saw the duo named Championship managers of the year – the 34-year-old is wasting no time in planning ahead for the upcoming campaign.

“You knuckle down, you go and do what the next task is at hand, and for us that has already started in a big way,” Kettlewell insisted.

“I think it’s going to be a challenging summer for us, a difficult one.

“It was probably a little bit easier last summer in all honesty, when you look at the fact that there had to be huge change.

“There had to be quite a big turnaround in what we were doing, and we see it being slightly different this summer."

Read more in today's Ross-shire Journal.



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