Hibernian get set to play their last game of 2020 when they take on Ross County this evening. It has certainly been a unique year in football. The game has had to deal with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, which led to a four-month Scottish football shutdown.

Jack Ross had only been Hibernian manager for four months when the season came to an early end. Now that he has been at the Easter Road club for a year, he gave his verdict on what has been a difficult year for everyone in football.

Encouraged by 2020 displays

Despite the difficulties, Ross is encouraged by Hibernian’s performances in 2020.

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Hibernian manager Jack Ross (Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“I think we’ve made progress as a group. Our record this season has been very good. We feel as if we have improved as a squad. Got a group that are growing in belief all the time as well. Although it’s been a slightly disruptive year, certainly since we got the opportunity to return in the summer and build towards this season it’s been hugely encouraging” he said.

 

Ross wants to see Hibernian take their performances from this year into 2021. That seems to be his main aim going forward.

“Developing that consistency”

“For us it’s about continuing that into next season. Developing that consistency initially over the remaining part of this season, and then beyond that to make sure we can continue to be in the position we are in at the moment on a consistent basis.” he said.

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At the moment Hibernian are currently in fourth place in the Premiership, and in the semi-final of the Betfred Cup. It looks like they have plenty to look forward to in 2021.

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