Ross County midfielder Ross Callachan thinks there is a “buzz” around the Staggies after their form has turned around, leaving Malky Mackay’s side with only one loss in their last six games – against Rangers at Ibrox – ahead of welcoming Celtic to Dingwall tonight.

A 3-2 win over Dundee at the weekend lifted County off the foot of the Premiership table after a dismal start to the campaign left them looking a good bet to be relegated at the end of the campaign.

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Ross County’s Ross Callachan thinks there’s a buzz about the Staggies ahead of facing Celtic (Photo by Ken Macpherson/MB Media/Getty Images)

The former Hearts and St Johnstone star insists there’s not much has changed from earlier in the season as he hailed his teammates unwillingness to throw in the towel and accept their fate as cannon fodder for the rest of the Premiership.

“There is a wee buzz around the place,” Callachan said [P&J]. “But even when things were not going so well at the start of the season, there was still that togetherness. That’s starting to show now on the pitch.

“I think we can definitely improve because I didn’t think we were at our greatest on Saturday against Dundee.

“We still found a way to win the game, which I didn’t think we would have done at the start of the season.

“We have to take positives from the fact we were not at our greatest, but we still won.

“I wouldn’t say too much has changed, but we are starting to pick up points and win games.

“I think it’s massive. If we just gave up, we would have got beaten on Saturday.

“You can never give up in football, because it’s a crazy game. Every week you see mad results popping up everywhere, anything can happen in football.”

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