Tribal Football - Football News, Soccer News, Transfers & Rumours Latest Articles for St. Johnstone Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:54:40 +0000 Tribal Football <![CDATA[Sbragia explains Scotland move for young Man Utd trio]]> <p>Manchester United U23 coach Ricky Sbragia has explained sending three young players to Scotland this season on-loan.</p><p>Demi Mitchell, Matty Willock and Charlie Scott have moved on six-month deals to Scotland, with Mitchell heading to Hearts, Willock rocking up at St Johnstone and Scott joining Hamilton.</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:48:51 +0000 Paul Vegas <![CDATA[​DONE DEAL: Man Utd starlet Willock heads north to St. Johnstone]]> <p>Young Manchester United defender Matty Willock has gone to Scottish side St. Johnstone on a temporary loan deal.</p><p>The 21-year-old midfielder only recently returned to the club after a loan spell at FC Utrecht. </p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:08:52 +0000 Ansser Sadiq <![CDATA[St Johnstone move on as Man Utd youngster Willock quits Utrecht loan]]> <p>Manchester United midfielder Matthew Willock is on the move today.</p><p>The Courier says St Johnstone are set to complete the loan signing of United prospect Willock today.</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 21:11:15 +0000 Paul Vegas <![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