There was no sign of Stevie May at McDiarmid Park but at least the St Johnstone fans got to see their team’s first win of the season and a few goals being scored.
Murray Davidson will return to pre-season training with the same zeal and determination as always – “come back in good shape and prove how good you are.”
Kyle McClean has returned to St Johnstone from Belfast with two winners’ medals and an appreciation of what it is like to play “real football”.
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright is keen to tie down young midfielders Ali McCann and Kyle McClean on new contracts, with both impressing on loan.
The two St Johnstone youngsters who got a taste of first team football at the end of last season will have Liam Craig’s support to make sure their careers continue to progress at McDiarmid Park.
St Johnstone have knocked back an offer from Barnsley for Jason Kerr, Courier Sport understands.
Zander Clark has indicated to St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright that he wants to sign a new contract.
The season is only a couple of weeks old but come next April there may still not be a more glaring example of a team being punished for failing to take its chances than this one.
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright is prepared to be patient in the transfer market.
The agent of striker Stevie May was sat in the McDiarmid Park directors’ box for yesterday’s Betfred Cup defeat to Ross County, with St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright hopeful the Perth club are closing in on two new signings.