St J'stone v St Mirren preview

St Johnstone will be without Bosnian defender for the game against St Mirren after they were forced to free the 32-year-old at the end of his short-term deal.

Last Updated: 11/01/14 at 14:06

Sanel Jahic: The Bosnian defender has left St Johnstone after the end of a short

Sanel Jahic: The Bosnian defender has left St Johnstone after the end of a short

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Midfielder Gwion Edwards has also returned to parent club Swansea while left-back Brian Easton (hamstring) and forward Steven MacLean (knee) are both absent.

Rory Fallon, who joined the club from Aberdeen last summer, could be coming to the end of his time in Perth after manager Tommy Wright told him he was free to find a new club.

The New Zealand international has played in only a handful of games - mainly as a substitute - and lasted less than two minutes when he was ordered off for an elbow on Aberdeen defender Michael Hector on 7 December.

St Mirren midfielder Kenny McLean will not be involved at McDiarmid Park.

John McGinn misses out with a one-match suspension, but skipper Jim Goodwin returns following his two-game ban.

Winger Gary Teale (groin) could return to action by the end of the month but like fellow long-term absentee David Barron (ankle), will not be involved this weekend.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Scottish Football Fixtures

Wednesday, 03 December 2014
19:45
Celtic v Partick  
Friday, 05 December 2014
Ross Co v Dundee U  
Saturday, 06 December 2014
12:45
Motherwell v Celtic  
15:00
Aberdeen v Hamilton  
Dundee v Inverness  
Partick v Kilmarnock  
St Mirren v St J'stone  
Saturday, 13 December 2014
Dundee U v Aberdeen  
Hamilton v Dundee  
Inverness v Partick  

Footer 365

Europa League: Celtic manager Ronny Deila hoping for 'easiest' draw in round of 32

Manager Ronny Deila is hoping for the "easiest" Europa League draw for Celtic as he turns his focus on the Scottish Cup.

Premier League: Everton midfielder James McCarthy waits on hamstring scan results

Everton boss Roberto Martinez will give midfielder James McCarthy all the time he needs to overcome hamstring trouble.

Premier League: Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Sergio Aguero as important as Messi and Ronaldo

Manuel Pellegrini says Sergio Aguero is as important to Man City as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are to their clubs.

Mail Box

Don't Write Arsenal Off Yet (For Third)

That's the message from the afternoon mailbox, which also suggests Manchester City should look to bin Manuel Pellegrini. Can he take them any further?

Sanchez: A Sliding Doors Moment For Pool

One Liverpool fan regrets the club's failure to sign Alexis Sanchez and thinks Brendan Rodgers and Co should now target the domestic cups. A lot has changed in 12 months...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property