It took a late goal to thwart St Johnstone the last time they played Celtic.
Leigh Griffiths’ predictable unpredictability makes him Celtic’s dangerman.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has given his support to his Scottish Cup-winning captain Dave Mackay.
Murray Davidson has an “outside chance” of being fit to face Celtic at the weekend, St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright revealed yesterday.
St Johnstone may have just suffered their third defeat in the space of a week but skipper Joe Shaughnessy insists that while not happy with the results, they are not a cause for concern.
St Johnstone suffered their third defeat inside a week as they were narrowly beaten by Hearts at Tynecastle this afternoon.
Tommy Wright will reach a St Johnstone managerial milestone at Tynecastle this afternoon.
The big games keep coming for St Johnstone, and that’s just the way Drey Wright would want it.
St Johnstone captain Joe Shaughnessy admits he has been pleasantly surprised to see Steven MacLean play a leading role for Hearts.
St Johnstone gave their all to try to stay in the cup but they were finally worn down by Leigh Griffiths.
Free-kicks outside the box have been costly for St Johnstone in recent weeks.
The Dundee manager survives yet another defeat, things appear to be looking up at Dundee United and St Johnstone try to make the most of Celtic's wobble. Ian Roache and Neil Robertson cast a critical eye over it all.
It might not be a crisis for the rest of the clubs in the Premiership but in Celtic’s world, their current situation is as near to one as has been known for a few seasons.
As a straight-talking Northern Irishman himself, Tommy Wright wasn’t surprised that Brendan Rodgers didn’t pull any punches in his post-match assessment of Celtic’s defeat at Kilmarnock.
St Johnstone have enjoyed plenty of success at Ibrox in recent times and ended a near half-a-century winless league run in this part of Glasgow less than a year ago.
Getting into a Canadian national team that includes players from the English Premier League and a teenager who has been snapped up by Bayern Munich in no easy task for David Wotherspoon.
Playing Rangers on a Sunday, Celtic in midweek and the league leaders Hearts the following weekend is no chore, according to St Johnstone skipper Joe Shaughnessy.
Patience will be needed for St Johnstone players not used to being on the fringes, such is the strength in depth at McDiarmid Park this season.
Alex Cleland watched from the Everton bench as Steven Gerrard was sent down the Anfield tunnel for an early bath in a Merseyside derby.
The prospect of a trip to Ibrox will send a shiver down the spine of many footballers.