10 February 2008

The St. Johnstone Connection


St Johnstone Football Club
Founded: 1884
Ground History: Recreation Grounds (1885-1924); Muirton Park, Perth (1924-1989); McDiarmid Park, Perth (1989-date)

Club Honours:
Scottish Premier League best season 3rd (1998/99)
Scottish League Second Division (II) Champions 1923/24, 1959/60, 1962/63
Scottish League First Division (II) Champions 1982/83, 1989/90, 1996/97, 2008/09
 Scottish League Second Division (III) Runners-Up 1987/88 (promoted)
Scottish League Cup Runners-Up 1969/70, 1998/99
Scottish League Challenge Cup Winners 2007/08; Runners-Up 1996/97

League History: (since 1959)
Scottish League First Division (I) 1959/60-1961/62; Second Division (II) 1962/63; First Division (I) 1963/64-1974/75; Founder members of Scottish Premier Division (I) 1975/76; First Division (II) 1976/77-1982/83; Premier Division (I) 1983/84; First Division (II) 1984/85; Second Division (III) 1985/86-1987/88; First Division (II) 1988/89-1989/90; Premier Division (I) 1990/91-1993/94; First Division (II) 1994/95-1996/97; Premier Division (I) 1997/98; Founder members of Scottish Premier League (I) 1998/99-2001/02; First Division (II) 2002/03-2008/09; Premier League (I) 2009/10-2012/13; Scottish Professional Football League Premiership 2013/14-date.

European History:
UEFA Cup entrants 1971/72, 1999/00
Europa League entrants 2012/13, 2013/14

Players Capped by Northern Ireland while with St. Johnstone: 
Danny Griffin. 12
George O'Boyle 11
Joe Toner...... 2
Alan Mannus... (current player)

Other Northern Ireland players to have played for St. Johnstone: 
John McClelland (player-manager)
Paul Ramsey
Gerry McMahon
Michael O'Neill
Sean Webb
Michael McGovern (loan)
Jonny Tuffey

Managers:
John McClelland 1992-1993 (player-manager)
Steve Lomas 2011-2013
Tommy Wright 2013-date

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