Motherwell deserve to be where we are – Higdon

Michael Higdon insists Motherwell thoroughly deserve their spot on the Scottish Premier League table.

Michael Higdon insists Motherwell thoroughly deserve their spot on the Scottish Premier League table.

The Well sit second on 60 points, 12 behind Celtic, following their 3-1 home win over the champions on the weekend with Higdon netting his 25th goal of the season.

That form has him in with a chance of winning the PFA Scotland Player of the Year award – for which no Celtic players were nominated – prompting ire from Hoops boss Neil Lennon.

But Higdon disagrees: “I’m not bothered about him saying I wouldn’t get into his team, but it is about recognising who’s had a good season.

“I don’t think a lot of people agreed, but football is a game of opinions.

“I’m grateful we went out against Celtic and proved we’re a good team with players who deserve to be where we are.

“What Neil said hasn’t soured my nomination. I was very happy to be nominated and I’ve been playing consistently well.

“I just think some of the things said have been a bit uncalled for.”

 
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