LISTEN: Boss always had faith in Baird

Peter Houston was not the one worrying about John Baird’s wait for a second goal of 2016.

The striker struck in Alloa on January 2 but hadn’t since, until scoring the winner against Morton.

John Baird beat Derek Gaston and Connor Pepper for the winner

John Baird beat Derek Gaston and Connor Pepper for the winner

Peter Houston said it was others from outwith the Bairns camp asking questions about his strikers’ form – because there were no concerns within the group at what was – by the Bairn’s standards this season, a goal drought.

The winner put the striker on 16 goals for the season, and with leading scorer Martyn Waghorn of Rangers out injured, the Bairns hitman has a chance to catch him in the scoring charts with more on Saturday against former club Queen of the South.