St Johnstone

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Hamilton 0 - 1 St Johnstone: Accies waste chances as Scougall wins it

It was scratchy, hard on the eye and a tad fortunate – all things taken into account Hamilton must have felt they had been mugged after this distinctly uninspiring 90 minutes which saw St Johnstone sprint off with all three points. Martin Canning’s men have sometimes been accused of winning ugly but this one for the Perth men would pick up few votes for artistic endeavour.

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Tommy Wright is keen to draw a line under the late players fiasco. Picture: SNS Group

Tommy Wright keen to move on from St Johnstone players’ late arrival

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright has ‘drawn a line’ under the late arrival of four players for Saturday’s home defeat by Kilmarnock but will discuss ways of preventing a repeat.

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Stuart Findlay heads Kilmarnock in front at St Johnstone. Picture: SNS/Paul Devlin

St Johnstone 1 - 2 Kilmarnock: Killie impress away again

St Johnstone suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Kilmarnock after a road closure forced them into a late reshuffle of their team.

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St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright. Picture: SNS/ Craig Foy

Tommy Wright ‘furious’ after players delayed in traffic

St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has hit out at some of his players after they were caught in traffic forcing them out of the starting XI.

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Rumour Mill: Craig Whyte book | Neymar denies Celtic vendetta | Rangers star to get new deal

Details of a book claiming to be from ex-Rangers owner Craig Whyte have appeared online, PSG superstar Neymar has denied having a vendetta against Celtic, and Rangers centre-back Ross McCrorie is to be offered a new deal alongside his twin brother Robby.

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Darren McGregor challenges Esmael Goncalves for the ball during the last Scottish Cup meeting between Hibs and Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scottish Cup: Hearts v Hibs | Celtic v Brechin | Fraserburgh v Rangers

Hearts have been handed a home tie against Hibs for the third consecutive year in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

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St Johnstone's Murray Davidson scores against Hibs to make it 1-0. Picture: SNS

St Johnstone win a timely reminder of Wright credentials

In a week that has seen Tommy­ Wright being touted as an ideal successor to a man who has defied all expectations with Northern Ireland, the St Johnstone manager gave a timely reminder of his uncanny­ penchant for upsetting the odds.

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Hibernian's John McGinn squares up to St Johnstone superstar Steven Maclean. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Hibs 1 - 2 St Johnstone: Saints win in dramatic fashion

Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon refrained from berating his players with a trademark broadside, but was left lamenting a flat performance in yesterday’s defeat by St Johnstone.

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Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon. Picture:

Neil Lennon: Break cleared injuries, has it affected form?

Neil Lennon hopes Hibs can carry on from where they left off before the international break by beating 
St Johnstone today to win five top-flight matches on the bounce for the first time in almost six years.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers. Picture: SNS

4 Premiership managers have their say on Michael O’Neill to Scotland

The four Northern Irish managers working in the Scottish Premiership each had their say on Thursday afternoon regarding national team boss Michael O’Neill and his link with the vacant Scotland’s manager’s job.

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Rumour Mill: Steve McClaren makes Rangers pitch | Celtic youngster nets screamer | Hibs star slams ‘injustice’

Steve McClaren has moved to try and become the next manager of Rangers by making a pitch to the Ibrox board, Olivier Ntcham nets a screamer for France under-21s, and Danny Swanson has questioned the justice system after the killer of his close friend was only jailed for four years.

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Rumour Mill: Caixinha cost Rangers a fortune | Premiership stars to make Scotland debuts | Cascarino fires back at critics

Pedro Caixinha cost Rangers a fortune over the Barrie McKay deal, three Ladbrokes Premiership stars will make their Scotland debuts, and Tony Cascarino has called the Scottish top flight the weakest in Europe.

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St Johnstone take on Stenhousemuir. Players at the Perth club are among the most loyal in Europe, a survey found. Picture: Alan Murray

St Johnstone players ‘among the most loyal in European football’

They have become known as a model of stability in Scottish football in recent years, combining top six finishes with fiscal rectitude.

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Scott Brown, left, goes to ground after being fouled by Paul Paton. Picture: SNS

Anthony Stokes and Paul Paton escape retrospective action

Hibs striker Anthony Stokes and St Johnstone enforcer Paul Paton will escape retrospective punishment from the Scottish FA compliance officer.

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Ex-Celtic striker claims record unbeaten run means ‘nothing’

Celtic’s record unbeaten domestic run means “nothing”, according to former striker Tony Cascarino.

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Scott Sinclair: Celtic are the only ones who can stop run

Celtic’s unbeaten domestic run will eventually come to an end. When it does, the likelihood is that they will have contributed to their own downfall, because when they are playing at their best – or even anywhere near their best – there is not a team in the land who can better them.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers celebrates the club's unbeaten record with Scott Brown. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Celtic’s Scott Brown says: I’m most proud of this record

With 14 trophies, more than 50 caps and a lorry load of individual plaudits, Scott Brown has enjoyed his successes but the Celtic captain hailed yesterday’s record-breaking achievement as the best of the lot.

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Stefan Scougall watches on as Scott Brown challenges Paul Paton. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Five things we learned from St Johnstone 0 - 4 Celtic

Joel Sked gives his take as Celtic broke their own 100-year-old record for domestic games unbeaten as they swept aside St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park.

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St Johnstone's Paul Paton (left) exchanges words with Celtic's Scott Brown. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

St Johnstone 0 - 4 Celtic: How the players rated

Joel Sked rates the players involved in Saturday afternoon’s encounter between St Johnstone and Celtic out of ten.

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Celtic break their own 100-year-old British record for unbeaten games. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

St Johnstone 0 - 4 Celtic: Hoops break 100-year-old record

Brendan Rodgers claimed this was never the destination. But having arrived at the latest milestone, making history in the process, there is no doubting he and his players have enjoyed the journey.

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