St Johnstone’s revival crashed into a green and white wall, with the Perth men convincingly beaten by Hibs at McDiarmid Park.
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.
Anthony Ralston is hoping that his first assist for St Johnstone is a sign of things to come.
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.
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.
The possibility of St Johnstone losing Tommy Wright to Northern Ireland has returned.
Recruiting a battle-hardened centre-back in January will be “crucial” for St Johnstone, manager Tommy Wright has admitted.