Callum Davidson


Callum Davidson confident of St Johnstone improvement but survival the priority

Callum Davidson is confident this season will see an improvement from St Johnstone, although the manager admits their primary objective is to survive in the cinch Premiership. After finishing in the top six for nine out of the previous 10 campaigns, Saints endured a grim 2021-22 as they sat bottom of the table for long periods before eventually securing their safety with victory over Inverness in the play-off final in May.

Callum Davidson rues St Johnstone’s second-half display in Ayr win

Callum Davidson rued a disappointing second-half performance as St Johnstone failed to get the goals against Ayr that might have kept them alive in the Premier Sports Cup. Saints’ hopes of progressing were already remote after costly draws against Annan and Queen of the South left them needing an unlikely sequence of results on the final matchday.

Callum Davidson expresses relief after St Johnstone seal top-flight survival

St Johnstone manager Callum Davidson expressed his relief after a difficult second season in charge ended with a 4-0 win over Inverness to seal top-flight survival. Saints’ season came down to the final 45 minutes with the aggregate score in their cinch Premiership play-off final against Inverness tied at 2-2 following a goalless first half in Perth.

Callum Davidson felt first goal of Inverness comeback should not have counted

St Johnstone manager Callum Davidson felt poor officiating changed the course of their play-off at Inverness after his side lost a two-goal lead in the latter stages. Saints were cruising after Shaun Rooney and Melker Hallberg netted in a dominant first-half display and Davidson was frustrated his side could not make more of good counter-attacking chances in the second half.