Ryan Gauld and Stevie May have made an immediate impact on the Scotland management team, Mark McGhee has revealed.
The fight for fourth spot remains a tight one after this draw between St Johnstone and Dundee United at McDiarmid Park.
St Johnstone’s hopes of keeping Brian Graham have been blown out of the water, after a shock switch to Ross County was announced.
An early return Tannadice return for Danny Swanson has come as a pleasant surprise for the Dundee United old boy.
There was no place for former Dundee United duo Stuart Armstrong and Gary Mackay-Steven in Gordon Strachan’s latest Scotland squad.
Dundee United and St Johnstone go into the penultimate round of fixtures tied together on 53 points after drawing 1-1 at McDiarmid Park.
Rangers midfielder Lewis Macleod was the surprise inclusion as Scotland manager Gordon Strachan named his squad for the international double-header later this month.
St Johnstone’s League Cup quarter-final against Rangers will be shown live on BBC Scotland. The match will take place on Tuesday October 28, kick-off 7.15pm. Dundee United’s last eight match at Hibernian kicks-off on the Wednesday at 7.45pm.
Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara has been “hung out to dry” over the cash for transfers affair, according to fellow manager Tommy Wright.
If Brian Graham wanted to forget that he lost the Scottish Cup final in May, he chose the wrong club to move to.