It hasn’t been a long career for Liam Gordon so far but even if the young St Johnstone defender goes on to play until his mid-30s he’s unlikely to be faced with a pre-match situation like the one he encountered on Saturday.
St Johnstone striker Steven MacLean expects Dundee to exhibit all of the fighting qualities of his former travelling companion, Neil McCann.
St Johnstone are out of Europe after throwing everything at FK Trakai to no telling effect.
Dundee have the sixth-highest wage bill in the Scottish Premiership, according to the latest Global Salaries Survey.
It used to be said that the weekend after a Champions League qualifier was the best time to play Celtic.
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright paid tribute to the character of his players as the Perth side bounced back from a six-match run without a goal by defeating Hibs 2-1 at Easter Road.
Tommy Wright has defused the issue of a car-full of his players being late for Saturday’s game against Kilmarnock by confirming that none of the A9 quartet will face disciplinary action.
St Johnstone’s last trip to Dens Park was as an in-form team coming up against a struggling one.
It wasn’t only St Johnstone’s six-game goalless run that was brought to an end at Easter Road on Saturday.
David Wotherspoon insists it is only a matter of time before St Johnstone hit the goal trail again after they drew another blank in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat against Hearts.