Brewster wants job at Ross County

19 November 2010 12:05
Ross County caretaker manager Craig Brewster hopes to be considered for the post on a permanent basis.Brewster took charge against Dundee after Derek Adams resigned to become assistant manager at Hibernian. [LNB]And, when asked by BBC Scotland if he was putting his own hat into the ring as a successor, he said: "Absolutely. [LNB]"It is a super little club, great facilities and last year's campaign in the Scottish Cup really put the club to the fore." [LNB]County were praised for their run to the final, where they lost to Scottish Premier League outfit Dundee United, and have reached this season's Challenge Cup final, where they will play Queen of the South. [LNB]But the Dingwall outfit presently sit third from bottom in Division One.[LNB] I think it was a big shock to everybody Ross County caretaker manager Craig Brewster "Expectations have grown a little, but we haven't matched those up until now this season," said Brewster, who had two spells as manager with neighbours Inverness Caledonian Thistle and was also in charge at Dundee United. [LNB]Adams had been linked with SPL manager's posts during the summer and has himself told BBC Scotland that he rejected offers because he felt the clubs lacked ambition. [LNB]So the news that he had become assistant to recently appointed Colin Calderwood at Easter Road took many by surprise, including his assistant. [LNB]"I think it was a big shock to everybody," said Brewster. "I think, if he had went as manager somewhere then fine, but I think going as an assistant probably shocked everyone. [LNB]"On the Thursday, he came in and told the guys he was leaving and they were a bit stunned." [LNB]County lost their first game under Brewster, 3-0 at home to Dundee, a club themselves in the grips of depression following administration. [LNB]Brewster thought the shock of losing their manager had affected the players and the assistant promised not to panic and revert to a more direct style of play to pull the side out of relegation trouble.[LNB] [LNB][LNB]I turned down SPL jobs - Adams[LNB]However, he thought he knew where the difficulties lie with County's form this season. [LNB]"The problem is that we have won three league games out of 13 and only scored nine goals in 13 games, so that tells you everything," he said. [LNB]Adams, who said joining a club the size of Hibs was too big an opportunity to turn down, was keeping his own counsel about who might succeed him at Victoria Park. [LNB]"Things will change," he said. "I had a free reign at the club and developed it. [LNB]"I wish that they wouldn't differ too far from that, but there are some aspects of the club that a new manager will come in and want to do differently."

Source: BBC_Sport