Stephen Robinson in Derek Adams takedown as Ross County ranter served it straight from unique angle
Stephen Robinson simply has no time for Derek Adams' bizarre comments over the standard of Scottish football - even if he does believe there is room for improvement.
Adams left Ross County last week after just 79 days in the job and his third spell in the Dingwall dugout will live forever in infamy. After losing to Dundee in his second game in charge, he raised eyebrows with an astonishing rant filleting the standard of Scottish football, claiming Morecambe - the team he left in the EFL League Two - were '100 times better' than the County squad he inherited.
He lambasted the overall state of Scottish football too but St Mirren boss Robinson, who was Morecambe boss before Adams took over, views things very differently. Speaking on PLZ Soccer, he was asked if he has any empathy for Adams over his comments. But he simply replied: "No, not at all. And I managed Morecambe, remember."
Robinson was then asked for his assessment of Scottish football and pinpointed a few ways it could improve. But he wasn't having Adams disparaging comments about the overall standard of the SPFL.
He went on: "I don't think there's enough young Scottish players coming through, to be honest. It's getting very difficult to put young Scottish players in because you get such a short period of time to be successful. Everybody wants you to put young players in, but if you do that and lose three games with them, you're two games from the sack.
"As a manager it's difficult to keep developing them. The league itself, with the numbers in the league, every game is huge. If you lose two or three games, you're looking over your shoulder at the playoff position. You win two or three, you're looking at Europe.
"The English league, there's 20 odd teams. And