Livingston F.C. interval manager David Martindale has praised his players for conveying a third progressive triumph of his overseer rule.
In any case,Livi
's assistant has resolved that his circumstance at the club has not changed.
The previous number two to David Hopkin, Kenny Miller, and Gary Holt wants to take on the position full-time and concedes positive outcomes will help his case.
Nonetheless, he has dismissed suggestions a 2-1 triumph over
could seal him the work.
“If I’m not hired on Monday I’ll resign! I’m kidding." he said.
“My situation hasn’t changed. I’ll be delighted to do it if the club wants me to do it, and if they want somebody else then fair enough.
“But obviously results help that.
“I’m delighted with the win. I thought the boys were magnificent. I thought the boys’ application, attitude and desire was great.
“Every time we’ve come here it’s been difficult, but I think we’re playing some really good football, so I’m delighted to get the three points.”
Livingston would now be able to go into Wednesday's
quarter-last against Ross County with blooming certainty and Martindale concedes it would be spectacular for West Lothian to hold a semi-final.
“I’m conscious about getting too far ahead of ourselves, but I touched on how it (a win against St Johnstone) could make Wednesday a bit easier.
“Momentum and confidence can hopefully carry on. For a club of our stature to get to a semi-final at Hampden would be absolutely incredible.
“This result hopefully helps us get that wee bit closer to doing that.”
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