Too good to go down

The Arabs have now gone six league games without a win and lie second bottom in the SPL, but Houston believes things will improve between now and May.

“Our players are too good and too honest," he said after the 1-1 draw with Aberdeen. "Games will come thick and fast and that helped us last season. Hopefully we can do every bit as well this season.

“I said when we won the first game against Hibs that we should be judged at the end of the season.”