In today's briefing, James Cairney is joined by Tom Irving as the pair look at how first-team regulars have been getting on this season compared to the previous campaign.

How have Toby Sibbick and Stephen Kingsley adapted after moving from centre-half to full-back? Is Cammy Devlin improving on the ball? And how is Lawrence Shankland measuring up to his displays last season?

The team discuss all this and more ahead of Tom's full analysis being published on the site on Thursday. You can watch the video in the player below.

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