MX23RW : Friday, June 25 12:22:54| >> :600:330075:330075:
May 18, 2019 at 12.30pm UK at Dens Park
Attendance: 5,595
St Mirren
Kerr (14'), Wright (74')
O'Dea (22')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Cooke (51', 58', 76')

Cody Cooke: 'St Mirren excited for relegation showdown'

St Mirren are in the relegation play-off spot but their 2-0 win over Hamilton on Monday extended their unbeaten run to five games.

Cody Cooke insists there is more excitement than pressure at St Mirren ahead of the crunch Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Dundee on Saturday.

The Buddies are in the relegation play-off spot but their 2-0 win over Hamilton on Monday extended their unbeaten run to five games and took them to within one point of Accies with one set of fixtures remaining.

While Oran Kearney's side travel to face the already-relegated Dens Park side, Hamilton are at home to St Johnstone and a win for Brian Rice's team would guarantee that St Mirren would have to face either Dundee United or Inverness in the play-off.

However, Cooke insists there is no negativity in the Paisley camp.

The 26-year-old attacker said: "The general feeling is excitement at the moment.

"The boys are buzzing, you can tell from training in the last couple of weeks, the results have gone our way and excitement is the one, the feeling is good.

"When you can have an impact and control certain things it is more excitement than pressure and everyone is looking forward to it.

"Although it is not in our hands we have every belief that we can go there and get a result and we have to wait and see what happens."

Cooke played for Truro City in the National League South in England, and is the last remnant of the group of players Alan Stubbs brought in last summer before he departed early in the season.

After a disrupted campaign, Cooke believes the Buddies fans will see the best of him next season.

He said: "I have kept my head down and kept grafting. It is more to do with injury that I haven't been in the plans this season.

"I have managed to get more game time in the last few months. Hopefully I will have my best season next year."

ga('create', 'UA-72310761-1', 'auto', {'name': 'pacontentapi'});
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'referrer', location.origin);
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension1', 'By Press Association Sport staff');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension2', '13f96583-5967-413b-bf69-11523ebf2984');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension3', 'paservice:sport,paservice:sport:club-news,paservice:sport:football');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension6', 'story');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension7', 'composite');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension8', null);
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension9', 'sport:football');
ga('pacontentapi.send', 'pageview', { 'location': location.href, 'page': (location.pathname + + location.hash), 'title': 'Buddies are buzzing ahead of crunch Dundee clash, says Cody Cooke'});

ID:359556: cacheID:359556:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:4270:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Euro 2020 banner Instagram AMP
James McPake pictured in May 2015
Read Next:
James McPake named caretaker manager of Dundee
Read more about Cody Cooke Football

rhs 2.0
Euro 2020 fixtures
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Sunday, June 27, 2021
Monday, June 28, 2021
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Friday, July 2, 2021
Todays Game Header Right
4Dundee UnitedDundee Utd00000000
10Ross County00000000
11St Johnstone00000000
12St Mirren00000000

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!