Dundee United have opened up a six-point lead at the top of the Championship after their comfortable Dundee derby win.
When St Johnstone saw off Hearts less than a fortnight ago it was with a throwback performance to seasons gone by that would have got Perth fans all nostalgic.
St Johnstone’s revival crashed into a green and white wall, with the Perth men convincingly beaten by Hibs at McDiarmid Park.
The possibility - more likely, probability – of the Northern Irish FA seeking talks with Tommy Wright will not distract the St Johnstone manager from the task of extending his team’s Premiership run to three wins in a row against Hibs this afternoon.
St Johnstone haven’t spent their week-and-a-bit without a game sitting about and congratulating themselves on a job well done, manager Tommy Wright insisted.
It has been a steep learning curve for St Johnstone defender Wallace Duffy.
One Edinburgh manager was sacked after St Johnstone played his team and another has lost his job before they even travel to Perth.
Tommy Wright has revealed that the only person upset by his weekend touchline celebrations after St Johnstone’s last-gasp equaliser against Hibs was his wife, Anne.
Two comeback draws for St Johnstone have stopped the rot after a pretty grim start to the season.
Tommy Wright believes that the “big black cloud” gathering over McDiarmid Park has been lifted by St Johnstone’s back to back draws.