St Johnstone

St Johnstone

The 12 best full-backs in Scottish football right now

The top 12 full-backs currently playing in Scottish football at the moment, as voted by members of The Terrace Scottish Football Podcast

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Zander Clark has been in fine form for St Johnstone this season. Picture: SNS

Goalkeeper Zander Clark signs new deal with St Johnstone

Goalkeeper Zander Clark has signed a two-year extension to his existing contract at St Johnstone, the McDiarmid Park club have announced.

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Liam Craig nets in St Johnstone's win at Motherwell. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Motherwell 1 - 2 St Johnstone: Liam Craig’s double takes Saints above Hearts

Liam Craig’s double for St Johnstone was enough to condemn Motherwell to a 2-1 defeat in Stephen Robinson’s first home game since he was appointed manager.

Zander Clark has been in fine form this season. Picture: Jane Barlow

Snubbed goalkeeper in no rush for Scotland call

Zander Clark thinks he is ahead of schedule with St Johnstone but insists he is in no rush to make a Scotland breakthrough.

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Does Hearts goalkeeper Jack Hamilton feature in the top 12? Picture: Ian Georgeson

The 12 best goalkeepers in Scottish football right now

The top 12 goalkeepers currently playing in Scottish football at the moment, as voted by members of The Terrace Scottish Football Podcast

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Remembering Scotland’s forgotten Football Grounds

We look at Scotland’s lost football grounds that are gone but definitely not forgotten.

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Jamie Walker has netted 15 times from midfield for Hearts this season. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Five biggest snubs from the recent Scotland squad

With Scotland continuing to suffer heartbreak in our two main sporting passions, football and rugby, it’s surely only a matter of time before complaining becomes our official national pastime.

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Rumour Mill: King to meet Caixinha | Chelsea want Rangers kid | ‘brilliant’ Bobby Madden

Rangers chairman Dave King will fly into Glasgow next week to meet with new boss Pedro Caixinha, Ibrox wonderkid Billy Gilmour could be on his way to Chelsea, and ex-referee Dermot Gallagher has praised the performance of “brilliant” Bobby Madden in the Old Firm derby.

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 St Johnstone's Paul Paton puts the home side in front.

St Johnstone 2 - 0 Dundee: Tommy Wright’s men cruise home

Home has been where the hurt is for St Johnstone in recent weeks but this was about as emphatic a win as any by a two-goal margin can be. This Tayside derby was expected to test the mettle of the Perth side as their old rivals looked to narrow the points gap in the chase for a top-six finish – instead it was a bit of a stroll for Tommy Wright’s men which all but secured for themselves that coveted post-split position for yet another campaign.

Raith Rovers' Ryan Hardie celebrates with Declan McManus (right) after making it 1-0 to the Fife side. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Raith 2 - 0 St Mirren: Hardie helps Rovers end winless run

A late brace from Ryan Hardie earned Raith Rovers their first victory in 18 matches to ease their relegation concerns, and compound St Mirren’s.

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Rumour Mill: Caixinha set for Ibrox | Wilson rejects Rangers | Pawlett to MK Dons

Pedro Caixinha is set to become the new boss at Rangers, though a compensation fee with his current club is still to be agreed upon; Ross Wilson has turned down the chance to become the club’s new director of football, and Aberdeen speedster Peter Pawlett is set to sign for MK Dons.

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Rob Kiernan fouls St Johnstone's Graham Cummins and is shown a red card. Picture: SNS

Why ‘unlucky’ Rob Kiernan will likely lose red card appeal

The latest edition of Ref Review looks at the challenge committed by Rob Kiernan on St Johnstone’s Graham Cummins, an act which saw the Rangers defender sent off in his team’s 3-2 win.

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Rangers' Emerson Hyndman volleys home a late winner. Picture: SNS

Rangers 3 - 2 St Johnstone: Hyndman snatches late winner

Emerson Hyndman salvaged a gritty and dramatic victory for Rangers with a stoppage time goal which arrested their recent slump and rekindled hopes of the runners-up spot in the Premiership this season.

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Falkirk fans at Falkirk Stadium for a home game against Dumbarton. Picture: TSPL

How many Scottish football grounds have you been to?

EACH of the 42 member clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League has their own home stadium. How many have you visited?

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Tommy Wright believes the pressure will be off his St Johnstone side. Picture: Michael Gillen

Pressure is all on Rangers, insists Tommy Wright

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright feels the pressure is all on Rangers for Wednesday’s Ibrox encounter despite describing his team’s weekend first-half performance as the worst of his tenure.

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Conor Sammon netted in Kilmarnock's defeat of St Johnstone. Picture: SNS/Graham Stuart

St Johnstone 0 - 2 Kilmarnock: Lee McCulloch leads Killie to win over hapless Saints

Kilmarnock gave interim manager Lee McCulloch his first win in charge as goals from Rory McKenzie and Conor Sammon earned them a richly-deserved victory at St Johnstone.

St Johnstone's Ricky Foster leaps over Ross County's Tim Chow. Pciture: SNS/

Ross County 1 - 2 St Johnstone: Late Kane strike keeps Saints on European trail

Chris Kane hit a dramatic stoppage time winner for St Johnstone as the Perth side close the gap to fourth-place Heart of Midlothian.

Mark McGhee thinks that Tommy Wright (pictured) and Derek McInnes deserve a chance at Ibrox. Picture: SNS

Scottish football managers deserve Rangers job - McGhee

Motherwell boss Mark McGhee would like Rangers to look within Scottish football for their new manager.

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Tommy Wright was named among the frontrunners by the bookmakers to take over from Mark Warburton. Picture: Michael Gillen

Tommy Wright dismisses link with Rangers job

Boss Tommy Wright’s focus remains solely on St Johnstone as he finds himself among the leading contenders for the Rangers job.

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Partick Thistle advance to William Hill Scottish Cup qurter-finals with win in Perth. Picture: SNS/Kenny Smith

St Johnstone 0 - 1 Partick Thistle: The Jags advance in Premiership cup clash

Partick Thistle made the most of what’s become a happy hunting ground of late to reach the Scottish Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2008. Having secured victory on their last four trips to McDiarmid Park, they’ll be hoping for a kind draw and the chance to end a 15-year drought without a trip to Hampden in either of Scotland’s premier cup competitions.

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