Ross County face Celtic on Saturday, live on Sky Sports at 12.45pm, looking to build on a recent home win over Dundee and a draw in the Highland derby.
Jim McIntyre’s side might be bottom of the table but the club from the town of Dingwall, population around 5,500, are currently in their third top-flight season in a row after finishing fifth then seventh under Derek Adams.
Here are 10 things you might, or might not, know about Ross County.
1 Ross County were formed in 1929 when officials from amateur side Dingwall Victors decided it was time the region was represented in the Highland League. It was agreed Dingwall alone could not support a team so the Vics were disbanded and Ross County FC, took their place.
2 The club crest shows a Stag's Head from the regimental badge of the Seaforth Highlanders - the regiment in which many locals had fought and died during the Great War. The badge determined the team’s nickname - they are known as the Staggies.
3 Ross County were Highland League champions on three occasions before joining the SFL: 1966/67, 1990/91 and 1991/92.
4 In season 1993/94, their last season in the Highland League, Ross County thrashed St Cuthbert Wanderers 11-0 in a Scottish Cup tie in Dingwall. They then shocked Forfar 4-0 at Station Park but lost 2-0 at Alloa in round three to miss out on a fourth-round trip to Ibrox.
5 Ross County joined the Scottish Football League in 1994, along with Inverness Caledonian Thistle, when the set-up was increased from 38 to 40 clubs. County finished third in 1994/95 as Forfar and Montrose were promoted, with Caley Thistle in sixth place. The club’s first SFL goal was scored by Billy Herd in a 2-0 win over Cowdenbeath at Central Park on August 13, 1994.
6 Ross County have won the Challenge Cup twice. They beat Clyde 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at McDiarmid Park in November 2006 and defeated Queen of the South 2-0 at the same venue in April 2011. The Staggies lost the 2004/05 final to Falkirk and the 2008/09 final to Airdrie.
7 Excluding caretaker bosses, Ross County had three different managers during their 2010/11 campaign in the First Division. Willie McStay replaced Derek Adams when he moved to Easter Road as assistant boss in November then Jimmy Calderwood took over in February.
8 Ross County made headlines when they knocked Celtic out of the Scottish Cup at the semi-final stage in 2009/10 with goals from Steven Craig and Martin Scott. Derek Adams’ men racked up a 9-0 win over Stirling Albion en route to Hampden and also took care of Hibernian, Inverurie Locos and Berwick Rangers. Dundee United won the decider 3-0 at the National Stadium, with a huge County support among the 47,122 crowd.
9 After losing 5-1 to Hamilton Accies at New Douglas Park on Saturday August 13, 2011, Ross County went on an incredible 40-match unbeaten league run. The sequence eventually came to an end when St Johnstone won 2-1 in Dingwall on Saturday September 22, 2012.
10 Former England, AC Milan and Rangers striker Mark Hateley had a brief spell at Ross County in September 1999 when the club were in the Second Division but he played only two games - defeats away to Stirling Albion and Alloa.