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Stevie Hammell
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After 500 games at left-back the absence of a natural right-back meant Stevie Hammell took up the position against St Mirren on Saturday.

However, he said he had no issue with stepping into unfamiliar territory as he helped ’Well to victory.

He said: “I felt fine about it, the gaffer spoke to me the other day and asked me what I thought and really I’m comfortable playing anywhere.

“I played a few games in pre-season at centre-half so I wasn’t fazed and you just try to do the best you can.”

John Sutton’s goal made it three wins in a row for ’Well and after a sluggish start Hammell is happy with the progress of the side.

He said: “It was a great 1-0 away win, we haven’t had the best of records here recently so it was a massive step forward.

“It was a tough start to the season, the European games meant we didn’t have much time for the team to bed in, but we are improving all the time.

“I don’t think there is much between any of the sides, we just have the correct mentality here to know how to win games.

“That is the difference between finishing second or third and seventh or eighth.

“If we keep going the way we are and improving little by little then in the next couple of months we could be a real force.”

’Well travel to Dundee United on Sunday and Hammell expects another tight affair.

He said: “Every team has got players who can hurt you and United are still one of the top teams in the league .

“We will need to be at our best to earn another three points.”