St Mirren manager Danny Lennon wants to put the “doom and gloom” behind Scottish football and get excited about the new season.
After a pre-season of off-field wrangling surrounding the status of liquidation-hit Rangers, Lennon is looking forward to getting the Buddies into competitive action against visitors Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Saturday.
The Paisley side’s boss believes the passion of Scottish football fans and their belief in the players can carry the game through.
Speaking to the Daily Record, Lennon said: “There has been far too much talking about football over the summer. It’s been dominated by talk of money and other issues so I’m really excited we’re now getting back to playing the game we all love.
“Scotland has a real passion for football. We’ve passionate supporters at every club. I’m just excited that we can put the doom and gloom behind us and have a great season.
“Why can’t we aim to try and produce the next Dalglish or Souness. It is possible and we have to believe it.”
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