Paul Dixon says Falkirk have their eyes on the prize after another win in the League One title race.

The Bairns returned to winning ways after a defeat to Clyde and 1-1 draw with leaders Raith Rovers, courtesy of a 3-0 win over Peterhead. Co-boss Lee Miller scored the first before Declan McManus notched the other two.

Miller netted. (Photo by AMA/Corbis via Getty Images)

It keeps them just a point off the top with eight games to go in Scotland’s third tier. It’s a nail-biting race at the summit, with one bad move enough to see you lose ground in a big way if others capitalise on that.

Dixon says it was nice to obtain that winning feeling again as he hopes the experienced members of the Falkirk Stadium changing room can help the Bairns in their quest for third tier glory.

 

“It was good to get back to winning ways,” said Dixon. “We went out today fully focused to win three points – that’s what we will do in these last eight games now. It was good to see the manager coming on and getting a start, Declan McManus getting two goals.

McManus got two. (Photo by Colin McPherson/Corbis via Getty Images)

“Like we have done the whole season, we focus on ourselves and get our three points, that’s all we can do. We’ll train well and the gaffers will have us prepared well.

“The experience does help. There are younger boys in the team who haven’t been in this situation, but to be honest, I haven’t been in this situation much in my career. But I can still draw on my experience of how to manage a game, when’s best to kill it.

“If you keep a clean sheet and put the ball in their net you don’t lose games. We focus on keeping a clean sheet because we know the boys up the other end will put the ball in the net.”

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