Walker joins Peterborough
St Mirren boss Danny Lennon is relieved to be preparing for the
Scottish Communities League Cup final following a prolonged
The Buddies beat Celtic 3-2 in the semi-final in January and
will face Hearts on their return to Hampden on Sunday.
Lennon’s side followed their success over Celtic with
consecutive victories, but have only won one game in seven since
And, as the St Mirren squad embark on a training break in St
Andrews, Lennon is happy at last to have his charges concentrate on
the first domestic final of the season.
“It’s been a difficult challenge for the players to focus, more
so in the last couple of weeks, and I totally understand that,”
“So, no more distractions. They can totally focus on it, we can
start to talk about it, we can build the game up and enjoy the
“And we will make sure there is no stone unturned in our
preparation to do our best to bring this piece of silverware
“That’s the point of going away early in the week. We will do a
lot of our work in the next two or three days and at the tail end
of the week we will get back to normality as quickly as
The 39-year-old, recently released by Walsall after spending
most of his 20-year playing career with the midlands club, has been
handed an initial contract by Posh until the end of the season.
Walker made over 450 appearances for Walsall and played in 15
games for West Ham during a five-year stint at Upton Park.