This was not how Livingston’s campaign was supposed to begin. They lost their promotion-winning manager David Hopkin, then saw Kenny Miller depart in acrimonious circumstances. Talk of a club in crisis abounded.
After missing out on a European place last season, St Johnstone are beginning to look like their old selves once again. This win lifted them into fourth place and they have now lost only one of their nine matches this season.
The transfer window closes on Friday at midnight meaning Ladbrokes Premiership clubs only have a few days to complete a lot of their business. Joel Sked looks at what is required at each club in terms of recruitment.
Those who confidently predicted there was no way back for Dedryck Boyata as a Celtic player were confounded as he made a match-winning return to Brendan Rodgers’ side at the start of a pivotal week for the Scottish champions.
Hamilton Accies manager Martin Canning was entitled to take the plaudits for his side’s first victory of the Premiership campaign after a dramatic double substitution turned this Lanarkshire derby on its head three quarters of the way through.
Ahead of the new 2018/19 Premiership season, Craig Fowler looks at each squad and picks one player who could lift their team to the next level or just as easily spend the majority of 2018/19 watching on from the sidelines.