When St Johnstone saw off Hearts less than a fortnight ago it was with a throwback performance to seasons gone by that would have got Perth fans all nostalgic.
St Johnstone’s revival crashed into a green and white wall, with the Perth men convincingly beaten by Hibs at McDiarmid Park.
The possibility - more likely, probability – of the Northern Irish FA seeking talks with Tommy Wright will not distract the St Johnstone manager from the task of extending his team’s Premiership run to three wins in a row against Hibs this afternoon.
Next week will be my 10th European Championships.
St Johnstone haven’t spent their week-and-a-bit without a game sitting about and congratulating themselves on a job well done, manager Tommy Wright insisted.
Kane Hemmings and Lawrence Shankland will both want to shine in the Dundee derby spotlight.
In this week’s Talking Football, Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Jim Spence preview Friday night’s Dundee derby. Can Graham Dorrans make the difference for the Dark Blues and will Robbie Neilson take a selection gamble? To listen and subscribe, free, search for ‘Courier Talking Football’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!”
The possibility of St Johnstone losing Tommy Wright to Northern Ireland has returned.
“Throwback” midfielder Murray Davidson is ready to shrug off injury again for the St Johnstone cause.
The last Dundee derby at Tannadice was the most exciting televised game of football this season.