Hibernian boss Colin Calderwood wants to see team graft

Hibernian striker Akpo Sodje (left)
Sodje (left) scored his fifth goal for Hibs against St Mirren

Hibernian manager Colin Calderwood wants to see his team show a more consistent level of effort.

The Edinburgh side will end the season in the Scottish Premier League in the bottom six and on Sunday gave away a lead to draw 1-1 with St Mirren.

"We've got to have a level of commitment and workload that comes as a norm," he told BBC Scotland.

"I want to make sure we have that in remaining games. I want the fans to see the team's desire."

Hibs took the lead at Easter Road through Akpo Sodje before St Mirren went in level at the break thanks to a Craig Dargo penalty.

"We grafted out a point today as I think we were more threatening last week," said Calderwood.

"We'd have to say it was a good point as we didn't play as well as we can.

"You want it all as a manager.

"St Mirren did well, but we allowed them the opportunity too many times.

"In the end, we defended the goal all right, but there are lots of things we need to do to make us better."

Despite nothing being at stake for Hibs in the remaining four SPL games - other than the incentive of finishing top of the bottom six teams - Calderwood said he would not use the fixtures to blood young players.

"I think we will put Jakub Divis in at some point," the Hibs boss said in reference to the 24-year-old Czech goalkeeper.

"But there aren't too many more young ones available.

"I don't think it would be fair on the ones that are here and have worked hard.

"Maybe in the last game of the season, we might think about it.

"But we won't do it to the detriment of winning the game and anyone who does play hopefully will have the appetite to win."

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