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Montgomery on facing pressure, club accounts and Aussie returns

Brian McLauchlin, BBC Sport Scotland

Hibs manager Nick Montgomery has been speaking to the media as his side prepare to host league leaders Celtic on Wednesday evening.

Here are the key lines from his news conference...

  • Wouldn't be drawn on club accounts after a £3.9m loss was announced, saying it "happened before my time".

  • With his side having won just once in their last eight league outings, he addresses the tough times in recent days, but insists he knows how to handle adversity and pressure.

  • Has no fitness concerns for his Australian internationals who have now returned form the Asian Cup, with Martin Boyle and Lewis Miller both straight into squad for Celtic game.

  • The players acknowledge that Saturday's heavy defeat at home to St Mirren was "unacceptable" and they are looking for immediate bounce back in front of the home crowd on Wednesday.