Paul Paton admits he took a big pay cut to come to St Johnstone – however he is reaping the rewards in footballing terms.
St Johnstone secured bragging rights in the Tayside derby with this comfortable win over Dundee – and all but assured their place in the Premiership top six for yet another season.
St Johnstone’s Richard Foster was left ruing the loss of the late goal that cost his side a point at Ibrox on Wednesday night and the chance to go level in the Premiership with fourth-placed Hearts.
St Johnstone suffered last-gasp agony against Rangers at Ibrox when they had what looked like a hard-won point snatched from their grasp at the death.
The St Johnstone players were left in absolutely no doubt exactly what their manager thought of the result and performance against Kilmarnock when he cancelled their day off yesterday.
How best to describe St Johnstone performance on Saturday? Brutal, criminal, horrible, diabolical – not my words but Tommy Wright’s.
Kilmarnock beat St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park for the second time this season in what was a desperately disappointing afternoon for the home team.
St Johnstone keeper Zander Clark may have been almost the full length of the pitch away from the controversial incident but he was still certain his side should have had a penalty against Celtic at Parkhead on Wednesday night.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright was in no doubt that his side were denied a stonewall penalty last night against Celtic at Parkhead.
St Johnstone bravely went toe to toe with runaway league leaders Celtic but ultimately left the East End of Glasgow empty-handed.