Callum Hendry didn’t score the winner on this occasion but St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright praised his supersub again for “making the difference” in the Perth side’s crucial 1-0 win at Hamilton.
Now that he has got the taste for scoring goals, Ali McCann is hungry for more.
St Johnstone’s defensive solidity has been an encouraging recurring theme in recent weeks.
St Johnstone’s Ross Callachan could be heading to Dundee on loan, Courier Sport can reveal.
St Johnstone’s season has been peppered with heartening performances followed up by dispiriting set-backs but Murray Davidson is confident that Saturday’s St Mirren stalemate wasn’t one of them.
St Johnstone forward Matty Kennedy is on Aberdeen’s radar.
Matty Kennedy’s desire to remain at St Johnstone is an encouraging starting point but manager Tommy Wright knows from recent experience that it is no guarantee his star forward will be a Saints player next season.
It might not have been a Christmas classic of a football match but St Johnstone’s Boxing Day win against Hamilton Accies could be the decisive moment of the season for the Perth men.