Neil McCann will be “desperate to avoid” playing Premiership catch-up with Dundee, according to St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright.
Dundee 3 St Johnstone 2: Dark Blues finally end long wait for Premiership win in pulsating Tayside derby
Five goals, three penalties and a red card – yes, this pulsating game at Dens Park was certainly worth the admission money for the 6,001 fans inside the ground.
It was their poorest league performance of the season but the draw against Hibs was a good reminder of the ever-rising status of St Johnstone in Scottish football, according to midfielder Paul Paton.
St Johnstone had an afternoon to forget when things went wrong for them before and during the game.
Callum Hendry’s hat-trick in an under-20 derby against Dundee was one of the best St Johnstone assistant manager Callum Davidson has seen.
Alan Mannus didn't expect to be playing arguably the best football of his career at St Johnstone this season.
The street-wise St Johnstone players’ ability to think on their feet should help them in their step into the unknown against FK Trakai in next week’s Europa League opener, according to Richard Foster.
Alan Mannus has warned that St Johnstone must start taking their chances or risk a repeat of their painful Partick experience.
“Paranoid” Pedro Caixinha has had several opportunities to confront Tommy Wright about his belief that St Johnstone were leaked team information last season.
Murray Davidson insists the St Johnstone players know exactly what they have to do if they are to gain revenge for their bitterly-disappointing Betfred Cup exit to Partick Thistle when the sides meet again on league business again this weekend.