St Mirren v St J’stone preview

St Mirren captain Jim Goodwin returns from suspension for the

home Scottish Premier League clash with St Johnstone on


The midfielder missed the Scottish Cup fourth round win over

Brechin City last week but will come back in for the visit of the

Perth men.

Striker Steven Thompson is also back in the squad after

recovering from a hip injury.

Dave Mackay begins a two-match ban for St Johnstone but fellow

defender Frazer Wright is free to play before a one-game SPL

suspension kicks in.

Kevin Moon, Peter Pawlett, Callum Davidson and Paddy Cregg are

all available after injury.

But David McCracken, Craig Beattie, Jamie Adams and David

Robertson are all injured.