Hibernian boss Jack Ross is delighted with the news that Leagues One and Two will be resuming in Scottish football sooner rather than later.

The leagues have been given the go-ahead to re-start by the Scottish Government. They were suspended at the end of January due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

As yet, it has not been announced when the leagues will return, and what format they will take. However, Ross is just pleased that the teams will get to play football again.

“Broadly speaking I’m delighted”

“I think broadly speaking I’m delighted that they are back playing. My association with those leagues in terms of my playing and coaching career, been supportive of those clubs. Tey are wanting to get back playing and the players are wanting to get back playing” he said.

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Jack Ross watches his Hibernian side in action (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

“We have younger players that were out on loan, and whose progression this season has obviously been curtailed due to the fact that they’ve had an inability to play. So the fact that they are back playing is a bonus for that first and foremost” the Hibernian boss continued.

No issue with Scottish Cup schedule

The Easter Road manger also has no issues with the revised Scottish Cup schedule. The tournament will be completed by the end of May.

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Manager Jack Ross during a Hibernian training session (Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“The scheduling of the cup isn’t that problematic. I was just finishing looking at April’s schedule and I think that naturally if you progress through to the very latter stages of the competition your schedule becomes more congested.

“But I don’t think it’s anything that’s unmanageable by any manner of means. I was actually maybe surprised by how comfortable it looked in terms of being to fulfil those fixtures sensibly if you manage to progress in the tournament” Ross concluded.

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