St Johnstone

St Johnstone

The 12 best centre-backs in Scottish football right now

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

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St Johnstone's Danny Swanson will join Hibs in the summer. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Danny Swanson kicks off Neil Lennon’s plan for Hibs’ future

Neil Lennon has confirmed his first signing ahead of next 
season’s Premiership campaign as he seeks to begin proving his contentious view that Hibs are the second-best team in the country.

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9 of the worst dives in Scottish football history

Myles Hippolyte’s dive against Dunfermline on Saturday, the second egregious tumble in as many weeks, has pushed the subject of simulation back to the forefront of the Scottish football debate.

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St Johnstone's Danny Swanson is joining Hibs next season. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

Danny Swanson: Why I’m swapping St Johnstone for Hibs

Danny Swanson has admitted it was a tough decision to leave St Johnstone but the chance to join Hibs was too good to turn down.

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Danny Swanson will move to Easter Road this summer. Picture: SNS

What Hibs will be getting in new signing Danny Swanson

Danny Swanson will join Hibs in the summer once his contract with St Johnstone expires. Joel Sked gives his take on the deal

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Aberdeen's Ryan Christie opens the scoring in Perth. Pic: SNS/Craig Foy

St Johnstone 1 - 2 Aberdeen: Dons confirm European football

Aberdeen moved on from their Rangers humbling by battling to a 2-1 victory at St Johnstone to guarantee themselves a place in the Europa League next season.

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Murray Davidson celebrates after scoring.  Picture Ian Rutherford

Saint’s Murray Davidson prefers Euro chase to fighting drop

St Johnstone’s Murray 
Davidson will enjoy the battle for a European spot safe from the more intense pressure of fighting for Premiership 
survival.

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Aggie Moffat back in the year 2000. Picture: SNS

Tributes paid to legendary St Johnstone tea-lady Aggie Moffat

Tributes have been paid to former St Johnstone tea-lady Aggie Moffat after the beloved club figure died on Thursday.

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Rangers and Aberdeen will battle it out on the penultimate game of the season. Picture: SNS

SPFL announce Ladbrokes Premiership post-split fixtures

Aberdeen will make a midweek trip to Ibrox for the penulitmate game of the season after the Ladbrokes Premiership post-split fixtures were announced.

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Steven MacLean puts Saints in front in Inverness. Pic: SNS/Sammy Turner

Inverness CT 0 - 3 St Johnstone: Relegation-bound ICT swept aside by Saints

It is eight years now since Inverness Caley Thistle, under newly-installed manager Terry Butcher, suffered the trauma of relegation from Scotland’s top flight only to bounce back 12 months later. Safe to say, the dark day is imprinted on current manager Richie Foran’s mind.

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Danny Swanson (right) had to be restrained following his confrontation with team-mate Richard Foster (not pictured). Picture: SNS

St Johnstone hand down punishments to fighting pair

St Johnstone have fined both Richard Foster and Danny Swanson four weeks wages for fighting with each other during the club’s recent 1-0 loss at Hamilton.

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Rumour Mill: Nicholson called ‘disgusting’ | Armstrong laughs off Corden | Rangers DoF target joins Norwich

Former referee Charlie Richmond has called Hearts’ Sam Nicholson “disgusting”, Stuart Armstrong has laughed off a tweet by James Corden, and Rangers director of football target Stuart Webber has joined Norwich City.

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Don Cowie skips past David Wotherspoon  on Wednesday night. Picture: SNS.

Don Cowie urges ‘vulnerable’ Hearts to pull together

After weathering such a period of uncertainty, continuity was the buzzword as Hearts embarked on a new 
beginning at the start of their Championship season.

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Referee Nick Walsh dismisses Hearts winger Sam Nicholson (second from right) in the second half at McDiarmid Park. Picture: SNS

Hearts’ Sam Nicholson admits spitting - but not at official

Hearts are set to appeal the red card shown to Sam Nicholson last night for apparently spitting at assistant referee Stephen Mitchell in the 1-0 defeat to St Johnstone in Perth.

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Hearts' Jamie walker (left) is dejected at full-time. Picture: SNS

If Hearts ‘matched’ Celtic, why fear St Johnstone?

The bizarre newspaper article about Ian Cathro saying Hearts were as good as Celtic “if you removed the goalposts” made a bit more sense once you read the quotes in context and deciphered Cathro-speak.

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St Johnstone's Joe Shaughnessy (centre) scores the winning goal. Picture: SNS

St Johnstone 1 - 0 Hearts: Pressure increases on Cathro

There was probably no doubting it after their weekend antics but St Johnstone are a team up for the fight. And while this win may not count as a knockout blow in terms of the battle for fourth place, Joe Shaughnessy’s winner served to knock the stuffing out of a Hearts team who must now be glancing nervously over their shoulders.

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Lennard Sowah believes Hearts first-half performance against Celtic was a reason for optimism.
Picture: SNS.

Ian Cathro hopes St Johnstone woes will benefit Hearts

Hearts manager Ian Cathro
says only time will tell if 
St Johnstone’s in-house problems can help the Tynecastle club into fourth place.

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Mark Kerr, left, was a superstar in the virtual world. Picture: Michael Gillen

11 Scottish journeymen who were Football Manager legends

Football Manager, which carried on the legacy from its predecessor and subsequent competitor Championship Manager, is a game that consumes lives. Whether it’s obsessing over how to arrest a slump in form, debating how to spend a transfer budget or masterminding a victory against the odds, the simulation is utterly addictive. We all have our own stories, and they all include players, the individuals who formed the crux of our carefully crafted teams.

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Rumour Mill: Old Firm Hogmanay fixture scrapped | Warburton wants Hyndman | United to offer £10m for Tierney

There will be no more Celtic-Rangers derbies taking place on Hogmanay, Mark Warburton wants to sign Rangers midfielder Emerson Hyndman, and Manchester United are set to offer £10million for Kieran Tierney.

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John Brown recalls his own bust-up with Ray Wilkins, among many others. Picture: SNS.

John Brown recalls his bust-ups as a Rangers player

There has scarcely been a more passionate player in the Scottish game in recent times than John Brown – especially in the heat of the Old Firm battle.

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