Hibernian v St Johnstone preview

Hibernian v St Johnstone preview

Published Jan. 20, 2012 1:17 p.m. ET

Defender Sean O'Hanlon is available again for Hibs following suspension.

Winger Danny Galbraith has missed training this week with a groin injury and will be assessed ahead of kick-off at Easter Road, while defender Ian Murray (hip) remains out.

Striker Akpo Sodje appears set to leave Hibs and has been on trial with Belgian club KVC Westerlo this week and is set to miss out.

New signings Jack Compton and Lee Croft could both be added to the St Johnstone squad.


The wingers have joined Saints on loan from Falkirk and Derby respectively and are in contention to make their debuts at Easter Road.

Defender Frazer Wright (thigh) and striker Cillian Sheridan (hamstring) are also available for selection after recovering from injury, with Sheridan making a late substitute appearance last week.

Hibs (from): Stack, Hart, Francomb, Towell, Hanlon, Stephens, Booth, Sproule, Wotherspoon, Stevenson, Galbraith, Griffiths, Scott, Osbourne, O'Connor, Welsh, Brown, Doyle, Stanton, Smith.

St Johnstone (from): Enckelman, Davidson, McCracken, MacKay, Anderson, Morris, Robertson, Sheridan, Craig, Davidson, Sandaza, Haber, Hutchinson, Maybury, Moffat, Mannus, Moon, Gray, Wright, Compton, Croft.