Craig Beattie did two of his old clubs few favours when he helped make the draw for the fifth round of the Scottish Cup, with St Johnstone given a daunting away game at holders Celtic and Dundee paired up with Aberdeen.
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Signing for St Johnstone for a third time feels like coming home, Michael O’Halloran has admitted.
Tommy Wright hasn’t given up hope of keeping his captain, Joe Shaughnessy, at McDiarmid Park – even though he knows Aberdeen will outbid St Johnstone.
St Johnstone have signed Michael O’Halloran. The forward has become a Perth player for the third time. O’Halloran has agreed a two-and-a-half year deal after departing A-League outfit Melbourne City earlier this month. For full story see Saturday’s Courier.
The second half of the season will feel like a “fresh start” for Danny Swanson, the St Johnstone playmaker Danny Swanson has admitted.
The first half of the season has been an extremely encouraging one for St Johnstone, with the Perth men going into the January break in the top six and playing some exciting, attacking football.
Brian Easton is on the “final stretch” of his long recovery from injury, St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright has reported.
John Robertson has confirmed that Inverness Caledonian Thistle have received an approach from a Premiership club for Liam Polworth.
Drey Wright’s recovery from a season-ending knee injury is well underway.
The first winter break of Matty Kennedy’s career has come at the perfect time for the St Johnstone forward.