Dundee United and Dundee have both been busy in the January transfer window so far. Courier sports writers Eric Nicolson, Ian Roache and Neil Robertson discuss the early impact of the new recruits and some crucial games coming up.
Michael O’Halloran will be in the St Johnstone squad for tomorrow’s clash with Livingston if international clearance comes through in time.
Dundee’s new signings gave a taste of what manager Jim McIntyre believes is still to come, with encouraging debuts in Saturday’s Scottish Cup draw with Queen of the South.
Dundee will be good for Seny Dieng, the loan goalkeeper believes.
Craig Beattie did two of his old clubs few favours when he helped make the draw for the fifth round of the Scottish Cup, with St Johnstone given a daunting away game at holders Celtic and Dundee paired up with Aberdeen.
Dundee are still in the Scottish Cup – but they will have to negotiate a fourth round replay to get past Queen of the South.
Signing for St Johnstone for a third time feels like coming home, Michael O’Halloran has admitted.
Tommy Wright hasn’t given up hope of keeping his captain, Joe Shaughnessy, at McDiarmid Park – even though he knows Aberdeen will outbid St Johnstone.
St Johnstone have signed Michael O’Halloran. The forward has become a Perth player for the third time. O’Halloran has agreed a two-and-a-half year deal after departing A-League outfit Melbourne City earlier this month. For full story see Saturday’s Courier.
By the way Andy Murray is speaking, I think he is going to roll the dice one last time and go for a hip resurfacing operation.