St Johnstone have sacked supervisor Callum Davidson following Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at Livingston that leaves them 5 factors off the underside of the Scottish Premiership.
The Perth membership have been within the high six earlier than the World Cup break, after going 5 matches unbeaten.
However, because the season resumed Saints have gained simply three league video games and discover themselves sucked right into a relegation battle.
Following Saturday’s defeat at Livingston, St Johnstone are winless of their final six video games having not gained a league recreation since February 18.
St Johnstone are ninth within the desk, with one match to go forward of the league cut up, earlier than an additional 5 video games will resolve each membership’s fortunes.
Davidson – who had two spells on the membership as a participant earlier than being named caretaker in 2014 – took over in 2020 and gained the League Cup and Scottish Cup double in his first season as supervisor.
Last season, nevertheless, the membership narrowly prevented relegation by way of the play-offs as they beat Inverness Caledonian Thistle over two legs.
The Saints board have now determined to half firm with the 46-year-old to make sure security is secured once more this season.
Davidson was the Premiership’s longest-serving supervisor at two years and 10 months.
More to comply with…
St Johnstone’s final Scottish Premiership match earlier than the cut up is in opposition to Hibernian at McDiarmid Park on Saturday, with kick-off at 3pm.
Scottish Premiership fixtures reside on Sky
Saturday April 22: Hearts vs Ross County, kick-off 12.30pm
Sunday April 23: Aberdeen vs Rangers, kick-off 4.30pm