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St Johnstone football operations chief Gus MacPherson has no desire to manage again

Gus MacPherson has no desire to return to a dugout. Dealing with audits and agents rather than players and points is the day job for St Johnstone’s head → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Geoff Brown admits St Johnstone chairman role could ‘land back with me’ after son Steve quits

St Johnstone owner Geoff Brown has left the door open for a return to his old role of club chairman. → Read More

Steve Brown to quit as St Johnstone chairman at the end of the season

Steve Brown has announced he is quitting as St Johnstone chairman at the end of the season. After over a decade at the McDiarmid Park helm, Brown will → Read More

20 best pictures as St Johnstone secure once in generation McDiarmid Park win over Rangers

St Johnstone fans have waited nearly 12 years to see their team beat Rangers at McDiarmid Park. The Perth club had gone 15 games without winning at home → Read More

Stevie May is poster boy for new-look St Johnstone as Callum Davidson hails complete striker’s display against Dundee United

Callum Davidson’s new-look St Johnstone are personified by weekend hero Stevie May, according to the Perth boss. → Read More

Eilish McColgan adds a silver medal to her gold in ‘dream’ Commonwealth Games finale

Eilish McColgan fell just short of making it a Commonwealth Games golden double. → Read More

Laura Muir completes medal set with dramatic Commonwealth Games 800m bronze – and sets her sights on gold next time

Laura Muir has claimed her first Commonwealth Games medal and set-up the possibility of a historic weekend track and field double. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Ukraine anguish and pride of St Johnstone legend Sergei Baltacha as 3 cities that shaped his football life come under Russian attack

Sergei Baltacha was born and raised in Mariupol, the besieged southern Ukraine port city from where hundreds of thousands of trapped locals are attempting to flee. → Read More

St Johnstone: Here’s how to get the latest Saints stories straight into your inbox

Callum Davidson replacing Tommy Wright was supposed to be Scottish football’s equivalent of taking the mic from Frank Sinatra. → Read More

No shame in Scotland’s Euro 2020 exit as Steve Clarke’s team go out to a Croatia team worth aspiring to

Scotland should feel no shame after going out of Euro 2020 to a Croatia team they should be aspiring to emulate. → Read More

Scots’ Euro 2020 Wembley Heroes: Has a Scotland draw ever felt better than this one?

Scotland put pride back in the dark blue shirt and earned a precious point to set-up a Hampden Park chance to reach the Euro 2020 last-16. → Read More

Scottish Cup final analysis: Hibs still have to prove their big-game credentials against St Johnstone and Shaun Rooney v Josh Doig is the key head-to-head

Eric Nicolson breaks down the key battles and talking points of the Scottish Cup final between St Johnstone and Hibs. → Read More

Rangers v St Johnstone: Where can you watch the Scottish Cup quarter-final?

The Rangers v St Johnstone Scottish Cup quarter-final will take place on Sunday evening, it has been announced. → Read More

St Johnstone keeper Zander Clark hoping penalty save proves to be a cup omen

St Johnstone goalkeeper Zander Clark is hoping his weekend penalty save will prove to be a cup omen. → Read More

Scottish Cup glory and Europe are St Johnstone’s two remaining goals, says Callum Davidson

Manager of the month Callum Davidson is striving to make sure 2021 has even more accolades and achievements for St Johnstone left in it. → Read More

PODCAST: Dundee v St Johnstone cup build-up and Micky Mellon's life after Dundee United

Dundee have set themselves up perfectly for this weekend's clash with St Johnstone after coming from two goals down to beat Dunfermline. → Read More

WATCH: St Johnstone star David Wotherspoon scores his first goal for Canada in record win

St Johnstone star David Wotherspoon played a goal-scoring role in a record win for the Canadian national side. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Dundee tried to bring Scott Allan back to Dens Park

Dundee attempted to bring Scott Allan back to Dens Park, Courier Sport can reveal. → Read More

Liam Craig is a natural to go into management, says St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson

Liam Craig’s playing career has got at least one more season left in it, after the veteran midfielder agreed a 12-month contract extension with St Johnstone. → Read More

PODCAST: Don’t expect to see Marc McNulty at Dundee United next season

St Johnstone have a top six finish to add to their Betfred Cup triumph. → Read More