St Johnstone win Scottish Cup

St Johnstone win Scottish Cup

Rangers struck late to beat St Johnstone 3-2 and move to within six points of second-placed Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership.  Barrie McKay fired the hosts in front and Martyn Waghorn headed their second.  David Wotherspoon's curled strike reduced Saints' deficit before Rangers had Rob Kiernan sent off for his challenge on Graham Cummins.  Steven Anderson lashed in to bring the sides level but Emerson Hyndman's shot gave the home side victory.

Rangers struck late to beat St Johnstone 3-2 and move to within six points of second-placed Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership. Barrie McKay fired the hosts in front and Martyn Waghorn headed their second. David Wotherspoon's curled strike reduced Saints' deficit before Rangers had Rob Kiernan sent off for his challenge on Graham Cummins. Steven Anderson lashed in to bring the sides level but Emerson Hyndman's shot gave the home side victory.

Muirton Park, Perth: Former home of St Johnstone FC. (1988)

Muirton Park, Perth: Former home of St Johnstone FC. (1988)

Danny Swanson (11) gave St Johnstone the lead with a 25-yard shot.  Celtic's seemingly inexorable march towards the Scottish Premiership title suffered a setback thanks to a stunning Danny Swanson volley.

Danny Swanson (11) gave St Johnstone the lead with a 25-yard shot. Celtic's seemingly inexorable march towards the Scottish Premiership title suffered a setback thanks to a stunning Danny Swanson volley.

Muirton Park, original home of St Johnstone FC

Muirton Park, original home of St Johnstone FC

James Tavernier lashed in his seventh goal of the season for Rangers v St Johnstone

James Tavernier lashed in his seventh goal of the season for Rangers v St Johnstone

Mcdiarmid Park, St. Johnstone FC

Mcdiarmid Park, St. Johnstone FC

Stevie May's deft finish earned St Johnstone an aggregate 2-1 victory over Rosenborg at McDiarmid Park in the Europa League second qualifying round.

Stevie May's deft finish earned St Johnstone an aggregate 2-1 victory over Rosenborg at McDiarmid Park in the Europa League second qualifying round.

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