In this week's Talking Football Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache assess a Dundee problem that won't go away, the Premiership relegation battle and a weekend of Scottish Cup shocks.
Tommy Wright is satisfied with St Johnstone’s Premiership points return from their four home games in a row.
St Johnstone captain Jason Kerr hopes the resilience they showed with nine men against Aberdeen can help them beat Motherwell with 11 players on the park.
Jason Holt is ready to put his stop-start season behind him and give St Johnstone the midfield presence Tommy Wright had in mind when he signed the Rangers man on loan.
Nine-man St Johnstone lost their discipline but saved a point as they drew with Aberdeen at McDiarmid Park.
As James McPake tries to find a way of sharpening his Dundee team’s cutting edge, Ian Roache, Jim Spence and Eric Nicolson discuss whether dropping Kane Hemmings is the way to do it. Nine-man St Johnstone, Dundee United at Morton, Scottish Cup shocks and Raith Rovers nostalgia are also on the agenda.
Tommy Wright has admitted it is “quite remarkable” Sunday’s red card for Murray Davidson was his first in a St Johnstone shirt.
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright admitted his players deserved the red cards they received in the 1-1 draw with Aberdeen.
Dundee United and Dundee were both handed ties against Premiership opposition when the fourth round draw of the William Hill Scottish Cup was made.
St Johnstone goalkeeper Zander Clark believes holding Aberdeen to a draw with nine men showed how “resolute” they are.