Falkirk: Peter Houston is Championship manager of month

Peter Houston
Peter Houston became manager of Falkirk in the summer of 2014

Falkirk's Peter Houston has been named the Scottish Professional Football League's Championship manager of the month for December.

The Bairns played four games in December, winning three and losing one.

They beat Hibernian and Livingston 1-0, saw off Dumbarton 3-0 and lost 1-0 at Raith Rovers.

Houston's side currently sit fifth in Scotland's second tier and are just three points off the promotion play-off places.

Former Dundee United manager Houston, 56, was appointed manager of Falkirk in the summer, succeeding Gary Holt.