Many thought Leicester City to win the Premier League was the kind of thing that would never happen again, but St Johnstone got a similar chance to win the Scottish Cup and Betfred Cup last season.
They went into the season with a very modest budget, while longtime manager Tommy Wright was raised, so club legend Callum Davidson had a massive job in hand in his first concert as manager.
Realistically, fans would have settled for a year of security and tried to rebuild, so going and winning the cup double was beyond everyone’s wildest expectation.
This means that they are now entering the Europa League and have a solid chance of reaching the group stage in the new Conference League if they lose the qualification, so that should make them an attractive destination for a few players.
Danny McNamara was one of the biggest success stories last season when he played so well during his loan period that he was recalled by Millwall and put into the first team, but it could be a push for Reece Devine to match it:
– Courier Sport (@thecouriersport) July 1, 2021
It’s still a big chance for him after Scott Tanser left to join St Mirren, so Devine will fight for it with Callum Booth for the left-back position in the team that tends to go with a back- three.
Callum Davidson is quoted by Courier as saying he will not hesitate to throw him directly into the first team because of how highly he is rated and it will be interesting to see how he develops at McDiarmid Park this season .