ST JOHNSTONE

 

("Saints")

Year formed1884
Previous names

None

Ground

McDiarmid Park, Crieff Road, Perth PH1 2SJ

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 75 yards (105 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity10,673
Record attendance at present ground10,545 v Dundee, Scottish Premier Division, 23 May 1999 (won 1-0)
League career

Scottish Division Two: 1911 - 1915

Scottish Division Two: 1921 - 1924

Scottish Division One / 'A': 1924 - 1930

Scottish Division 'B': 1930 - 1932

Scottish Division 'A': 1932 - 1939

Scottish Division 'B' / Two: 1946 - 1960

Scottish Division One: 1960 - 1962

Scottish Division Two: 1962 - 1963

Scottish Division One: 1963 - 1975

Scottish Premier Division: 1975 - 1976

Scottish Division One: 1976 - 1983

Scottish Premier Division: 1983 - 1984

Scottish Division One: 1984 - 1985

Scottish Division Two: 1985 - 1988

Scottish Division One: 1988 - 1990

Scottish Premier Division: 1990 - 1994

Scottish Division One: 1994 - 1997

Scottish Premier Division: 1997 - 2002

Scottish Division One: 2002 - 2009

Scottish Premier Division / Premier League / Premiership: 2009 -

First Scottish League game19 August 1911 v Arthurlie, Scottish Division Two (won 4-1)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two / One champions: 1923-24, 1959-60, 1962-63, 1982-83, 1989-90, 1996-97, 2008-09

Scottish Division 'B' / One runners-up: 1931-32, 2005-06, 2006-07

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1987-88

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup winners: 2013-14

Scottish League Cup runners-up: 1968-69, 1997-98

Scottish Challenge Cup winners: 2007-08

Scottish Challenge Cup runners-up: 1996-97

Scottish Consolation Cup winners: 1910-11, 1913-14

Scottish Consolation Cup runners-up: 1909-10

Best League position3rd, Scottish Division One / Premier League, 1970-71, 1998-99, 2012-13
Lowest League position13th, Scottish Division Two, 1921-22
Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win59, Scottish Division Two, 1987-88
3 for a win80, Scottish Division One, 1996-97
Fewest League points
2 for a win11, Scottish Premier Division, 1975-76
3 for a win21, Scottish Premier Division, 2001-02
Most League goals scored102, Scottish Division Two, 1931-32
Most League goals conceded96, Scottish Division 'A', 1929-30
Fewest League goals scored23, Scottish Premier League, 2010-11
Fewest League goals conceded23, Scottish Division One, 1996-97
Most wins in a League season

25, Scottish Division One, 1982-83, 1989-90

25, Scottish Division Two, 1962-63, 1987-88

Fewest wins in a League season3, Scottish Premier Division, 1975-76
Most draws in a League season20, Scottish Premier Division, 1992-93, 1993-94
Fewest draws in a League season2, Scottish Division 'B', 1954-55

 

Most losses in a League season28, Scottish Premier Division, 1975-76
Fewest losses in a League season

4, Scottish Division One, 1996-97

4, Scottish Division Two, 1923-24

Record win9-0 v Albion Rovers, Scottish League Cup, 9 March 1946
Record defeat1-10 v Third Lanark, Scottish Cup 1st round, 24 January 1903
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season36, Jimmy Benson, Scottish Division 'B', 1931-32
in total140, John Brogan, 1977-83
Most League appearances298, Drew Rutherford, 1976-85

Most capped player

26, Nick Dasovic for Canada
Highest transfer fee received£1,750,000 for Callum Davidson to Blackburn Rovers, March 1998
Highest transfer fee paid£400,000 for Billy Dodds from Dundee, 1994