Tribal Football - Football News, Soccer News, Transfers & Rumours Latest Articles for St. Johnstone Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:17:43 +0000 Tribal Football <![CDATA[Ex-West Ham winger Julien Faubert trialling at St Johnstone]]> <p>Former Real Madrid and West Ham winger Julien Faubert has popped up in Scotland.</p><p>The Daily Mail says St Johnstone have taken Faubert on trial.</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 16 Feb 2016 10:55:07 +0000 <![CDATA[Celtic set to offload Colorado Rapids, Leeds Utd target Stokes]]> <p>The Daily Mail reports that Celtic are set to offload striker Anthony Stokes this summer to make way for Champions League reinforcements.<p>The unsettled Republic of Ireland international is reportedly the subject of interest of MLS side Colorado Rapids while Championship club Leeds United are also keen.<p>According to the report, Stokes' days at Parkhead appear to be numbered after failing to feature in Friday's 0-0 draw at St Johnstone, where a number of back-up players were given opportunities.<p>The 26-year old former Arsenal and Sunderland man joined the Hoops from Hibernian in August 2010 for a fee of around 1million and has scored 58 goals in 134 appearances for the Glasgow giants.</p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Mon, 18 May 2015 08:27:35 +0000 <![CDATA[Celtic in for Man City defender Boyata]]> <p>Manchester City defender Dedryck Boyata is a target for Celtic.<p>The Daily Mail says Celtic are attempting to push through a deal for Boyata.<p>Manager Ronny Deila, whose team drew 0-0 at St Johnstone, was joined by assistant John Collins and chief executive Peter Lawwell on Thursday when they met with the 24-year-old and his representative in Manchester.<p>Boyata, who earned his solitary senior cap for Belgium back in 2010, has a year left on his contract with the Barclays Premier League giants. </p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Sat, 16 May 2015 11:08:33 +0000 <![CDATA[Southampton join Arsenal, Celtic in race for Dundee Utd starlet Souttar]]> <p>A trio of clubs are lining up for Dundee United youngster John Souttar according to reports.<p>The Daily Mail suggests that Southampton have joined the race for the 18-year old defender who is also on the radar of Arsenal and Celtic.<p>Saints chief of scouting, Ross Wilson, and Arsenal's Brian McDermott watched Souttar in the weekend's 1-1 draw with St Johnstone with both Premier League clubs expected to make a move for his services in the summer transfer window.</p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Thu, 21 May 2015 02:01:03 +0000 <![CDATA[Man City striker Guidetti denies meeting Feyenoord chief Van Geek]]> <p>Manchester City striker John Guidetti says he's not had recent contact with Feyenoord.<p>The Swede, on-loan with Celtic this season, comes off contract at City in June and is being linked with a return to Feyenoord this summer.<p>RTV says Feyenoord chief Martin van Geel is keen on a reunion and was in Scotland this week to meet with Guidetti.<p>"No (I didn't see him), I'm here now for the match," Guidetti said after facing St Johnstone. <p>"Why would he have been here then? No idea, maybe to watch a fun game?"</p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:20:34 +0000 <![CDATA[Ex-Wigan, Bolton boss Coyle looking to 'punch above weight' with Houston Dynamo]]> <p>Owen Coyle insists he is planning to perform against the odds with new club Houston Dynamo.<p>The former Wigan Athletic and Bolton manager was named as head coach of the MLS side this week and although he admits he has plenty to learn about the league, he is hoping to achieve a lot of success in Texas.<p>Coyle revealed that he may find it difficult to work under MLS' salary cap rules but indicated that he has full faith in general manager Matt Jordan to bring in the right players during the off-season.<p>"There's a lot that's new to me," Coyle said.<p>"It's different from back home. At any given time, you've got X amount and you can use that to go get a player. That's something where Matt is huge, and that's something he's comfortable with and can use that knowledge.<p>"The other thing we have to understand is that we're not the biggest club in MLS, but what we can do is be the best within our structure if everybody has the same agenda.<p>"As a player and a coach, I've always punched above my weight, and it's something I look forward to, and as I said before, have huge excitement to do it."<p>During his playing career, Scottish-born striker Coyle played for such clubs as Dundee United, Motherwell, Airdrieonians and Falkirk before a managerial career which has seen him lead Falkirk, St Johnstone, Burnley, Bolton and Wigan.<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href= target=new></a></p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:21:42 +0000 <![CDATA[Newcastle midfielder Abeid: Loan deals were making of me]]> <p>Newcastle United midfielder Mehdi Abeid is thrilled with his first team chance this season.<p>Abeid made only his second league start for Newcastle in victory at West Bromwich Albion and has broken into the first team after spending last season on loan at Panathinaikos.<p>"A lot has changed, I've been out on loan a lot and I have come back here to have some time to play and show the manager and the club I can play for them. I am really happy," said Abeid, who also went on loan to St Johnstone in 2013.<p>"I knew I had to play football and that's what I went and did, to play football and enjoy my time. I got a lot of experience, I learned a lot and I came back with a strong mentality and a strong character."<p>&nbsp;For the big stories and the banter follow us on Twitter: <a href= target=new>@tribalfootball</a></p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:01:14 +0000 <![CDATA[Northern Ireland call for Man Utd youngster McNair]]> <p>Manchester United youngster Paddy McNair has been called up by Northern Ireland for the very first time.<p>The 19-year old defender has been rewarded by NI boss Michael O'Neill for breaking into United's first team under Louis van Gaal and will get the chance to make his senior international debut in the Euro2016 qualifier against Romania in Bucharest on November 14.<p>"I've been hugely impressed with Paddy - he's come into a difficult situation at Manchester United and there is a lot of media attention," O'Neill told the Irish FA's official website.<p>"The manager (van Gaal) has come in and spent a lot of money so it is encouraging to see the likes of Paddy given a chance.<p>"He's played in difficult circumstances, with the defence a bit makeshift at times and it's difficult for a young player to come into that.<p>"But he's acquitted himself very well, he's around the Manchester United first team and I'm looking forward to having him in the squad."<p>McNair joins fellow Premier League types Gareth McAuley and Chris Baird (both West Bromwich Albion) and Steven Davis (Southampton) in O'Neill's squad.<p>Northern Ireland squad for Euro2016 qualifier against Romania<p>Goalkeepers<p>Roy Carroll (Notts County)Alan Mannus (St Johnstone)Michael McGovern (Hamilton Academical)<p>Defenders<p>Chris Baird (West Brom)Craig Cathcart (Watford)Aaron Hughes (Brighton)Gareth McAuley (West Brom)Luke McCullough (Doncaster Rovers)Ryan McGivern (Port Vale)Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town)Ryan McLaughlin (Liverpool)Paddy McNair (Manchester United)<p>Midfielders<p>Chris Brunt (West Brom)Sammy Clingan (Kilmarnock)Steve Davis (Southampton)Corry Evans (Blackburn Rovers)Paddy McCourt (Brighton and Hove Albion)Niall McGinn (Aberdeen)Oliver Norwood (Reading)Ben Reeves (MK Dons)<p>Forwards<p>Will Grigg (MK Dons)Kyle Lafferty (Norwich City)Josh Magennis (Kilmarnock)Billy McKay (Inverness Caledonian Thistle)Jamie Ward (Derby County)<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href= target=new></a></p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:15:54 +0000 <![CDATA[William Hill Scottish Cup 4th round draw]]> <p>There are five all-Premiership games in the Scottish Cup Fourth round draw.St Johnstone v Ross CountySt Mirren v Inverness Caledonian ThistleHurlford United or Stirling Albion v Raith RoversRangers v KilmarnockHearts v CelticQueen of the South v Brora RangersStranraer v DunfermlineElgin City or Bo'ness United v ArbroathFalkirk v CowdenbeathSpartans v Morton or AirdrieoniansBerwick Rangers v Albion RoversDundee v Aberdeen Annan Athletic v Brechin CityAyr or Alloa v HibernianMotherwell v Dundee United Partick Thistle v Hamilton Academical <p>Ties to be played weekend of 29/30 November <p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href= target=new></a></p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:27:18 +0000 <![CDATA[Blues favourites Morris, Harley working inside Chelsea academy]]> <p>Former Chelsea pair Jody Morris and Jon Harley have returned to the club.<p>The former Blues duo are now coaching in the Chelsea academy at Cobham.<p>Morris had a previous coaching stint with St Johnstone in Scotland.<p>&nbsp;For the big stories and the banter follow us on Twitter: <a href= target=new>@tribalfootball</a></p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:45:20 +0000