Falkirk playing the hunters, and are being hunted

Falkirk boss Peter Houston
Falkirk boss Peter Houston

Falkirk are continuing to chase the top two in the Championship, but boss Peter Houston admits he still looks back at the gap between his third-placed Bairns and fifth spot.

The Falkirk Business Club has funded an iPad for the manager to work on set-plays with his team, and also the psychological course ‘The Inner Buzz’.

Players meet with Connie McLaughlin each week and Houston says he can see benefit to the eight-week courses.

“We were the guniea pigs and trialled it, and the players enjoyed it and got something from it.

“After that it began to cost and I’ve got to credit the Falkirk business club for funding the past 16-weeks for the players.

“Most of them take part and there’s a real togetherness in the squad.

“They were in Dublin at the weekend and other clubs were there.

“Those squads splintered into their own groups and went their separate ways, but apparently our guys stuck together as one – that’s unusual – but shows the spirit and unity between them.”