Doc signs new deal

Multiple end of season award winner Ross Docherty has signed a new deal for the 2016/17 season. ‘Doc’ was crucial in the club gaining promotion to the Championship.

Manager Ian McCall said :”I am absolutely delighted to get this deal done. My belief is that if we get 10 or 20% improvement in Doc, and he doesn’t get a freak injury like last season, then he will be as good as any midfielder in the Championship and that includes those at Hibs and Dundee United.

Not only is he a top player but he is a crucial part of the dressing room and well liked by everyone.  I have placed a lot of focus in getting some of the players who did a great job for us signed up for next season and he is a key signing.”

Doc said:”This was a no brainer for me, I wanted to stay with the team who got promotion and who did so well last season. I think about the start of last season and until all the injuries happened we showed exactly what this team is capable of. It’s going to be a great challenge this season and I am really looking forward to it.

The fans were another big reason to stay. I thought they were brilliant last season especially away from home when a lot of times we had more fans than the home team. And then the last game, to walk out and see that crowd was amazing and you could see the potential there and then.”